Blythe Stensrude is turning the big 3-0 soon, and hopes of marriage and children are vanishing faster than fog after a warm sunrise. When her dog, Harley, runs away and is found with his female buddy dog also on the run, Blythe is surprised to meet Matty's owner for the first time.
Thane Davidson instantly feels the connection with the pretty owner of the basset hound in love with his dog, Matty. Before long, Blythe and Thane are spending much of their free time together, quickly falling in love. But when Thane gains custody of his young niece, Blythe recoils in terror at the thought of being the little girl's future mother. Can love conquer Blythe's fear of harming children under her care, and help her make peace with her past?
Lauraine Snelling http://www.laurainesnelling.net
'TWAS THE WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Lenora Worth
'TWAS THE WEEK BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Lenora Worth is a sweet inspirational story about two very unlikely people who learn that love doesn't always stay in the boundaries men set up.
Elise Melancon is a wealthy socialite who heads home for the holidays to Louisiana at her grandmother's request. She is given the 'special' task of reforming the handsome gardener at Belle Terre so he can impress his one-time girlfriend and win her back. With her finishing school manners, Elise seems perfect for the job--until she begins to fall for the gardener herself!
Lenora Worth http://www.lenoraworth.com
ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS is a warm inspirational anthology with two sweet novellas by two popular authors contained within its pages. This book is a perfect addition to your holiday reading list, so start up the fireplace, grab a comfy throw and enjoy while sipping a cup of hot cocoa on a cold snowy afternoon. This book is a fantastic way to get into the holiday spirit, and just the right length for this busy time of the year when you need a relaxing reading break.