A Winter Wonderland by Fern Michaels, Leslie Meier, Holly Chamberlin, Kristina

By Fern Michaels, Leslie Meier, Holly Chamberlin, Kristina McMorris

In "A iciness Wonderland" by means of Fern Michaels, Angelica Shepard leaves manhattan for Christmas in Colorado to chill and unwind - yet an out-of-control snowboarder virtually has her laid to relaxation. while she wakes up within the health center, all she recalls is the good-looking angel who kept her. "The pleasure of Christmas" through Holly Chamberlin introduces Iris Karr, who thinks "not all happiness is nice for you," whilst she comes to a decision to maneuver away rather than marrying her sweetheart Ben. Even years later, dwelling with that call isn't effortless - till a well-known face involves name her domestic for the vacations. In Leslie Meier's "The Christmas Thief," Elizabeth Stone is prepared for a white Christmas in Tinker's Cove, Maine - till a posh xmas ball on the Florida resort the place she works dumps snow on her plans. The sponsor's jewels have long gone lacking and the police are asking approximately her ties to a adorable secret visitor. great point Elizabeth's mom, Lucy Stone, flew all the way down to shock her. 'Tis the season for a bit investigating. In "The Christmas Collector" via Kristina McMorris, property liquidator Jenna Matthews isn't one for Christmas nostalgia. but if one grandmother's keepsakes recommend a mystery lifestyles, unwrapping the secret leads Jenna - and her client's good-looking grandson - to the genuine center of the vacation spirit.

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With capes,” he thought. In fact, when the policemen stopped in front of him, they really were wearing capes; and when they got off their bicycles they did not even take the clips off their trousers. Again it seemed to Bloch as if he were watching a music box; as though he had seen all this before. He had not let go of the door in the fence that led to the pool even though it was closed. “The pool is closed,” Bloch said. ” For what would be the point of their telling him about the goats that, he should remember, had once, when the door had been left open, forced their way into the pool, which hadn’t even been offi­ cially opened yet, and had soiled everything, even the walls of the restaurant, so that the rooms had to be whitewashed all over again and it wasn’t ready on time, which was why Bloch should keep the door closed and stay on the sidewalk?

A cat dashed in, leaped at a fly in the air, and gulped down the fly at once. The waitress had closed the door. While the door had been open, Bloch had heard the phone ringing in the customs shed next door. Following close behind the young man, Bloch then went up to the castle. He walked slowly because he did not want to catch up with him; he watched him as he pointed excitedly up into a pear tree and heard him say, “Swarm of bees,” and at first believed that he saw a swarm of bees hanging there, until he realized, after looking at the other trees, that it was just that the trunks had thickened at some points.

Anyway, he’s warmly dressed,” said the waitress. The guard agreed that, yes, he was dressed warmly. “He can’t be far,” he added. He couldn’t have got very far, the waitress repeated. Bloch noticed a dam­ aged set of antlers over the juke box. The waitress explained that it came from a stag that had wandered into the minefield. From the kitchen he heard sounds that, as he lis­ tened, turned into voices. The waitress shouted through the closed door. The landlady answered from the kitchen. They talked to each other like that a while.

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