The Heart of Christmas (A Handful of Gold, The Season for Suitors, This Wicked Gift)
A Handful of GoldA love story from New York Times bestselling author Mary BaloghNot only is Julian Dare dashing and wealthy, but he's the heir to an earldom. So what do you get a man who has everything? Innocent and comely Verity Ewing plans on giving Julian her heart—the most precious gift of... show more
A Handful of GoldA love story from New York Times bestselling author Mary BaloghNot only is Julian Dare dashing and wealthy, but he's the heir to an earldom. So what do you get a man who has everything? Innocent and comely Verity Ewing plans on giving Julian her heart—the most precious gift of all.The Season for SuitorsAn original romance from Nicola CornickAfter some close encounters with rakes in which she was nearly compromised, heiress Clara Davenport realizes that she needs some expert advice. And who better for the job than Sebastian Fleet, the most notorious rake in town? But the tutelage doesn't go quite as planned, as both Sebastian and Clara find it difficult to remain objective when it comes to lessons of the heart!This Wicked GiftAn original romance from Courtney MilanLavinia Spencer has been saving her hard-earned pennies to provide her family with Christmas dinner. Days before the holiday, her brother is swindled, leaving them owing more than they can ever repay. Until a mysterious benefactor offers to settle the debt. Innocent Lavinia is stunned by what the dashing William White wants in return. Will she exchange a wicked gift for her family's fortune?
Publish date: 2009-01-01
Pages no: 378
Edition language: English
The Heart of Christmas is a trio of holiday books by three different authors. A Handful Of Gold by Mary Balogh is a fast paced read. Ms Balogh has gifted us with a story that embraces the holiday season. Julian and Blanche's story is full of drama, humor, spice and Christmas spirit. The character...
7 January, 2017It's a snowday, which is only a delight on schooldays, not on weekends, which are properly devoted to doing a vast number of things. Not me, I'm perfectly happy to spend a day reading and napping with cats. But for two highschool students who have active social and extracurricular liv...
3stars for the novella by Courtney Milan.
Rating for the Milan; haven't read the other two.Lydia's family runs a bookshop. She has a crush on a customer to whom she's never spoken. When the family is in desperate straits, William offers to pay Lydia enough for sex to rescue the family's livelihood. He thinks repeatedly to himself that he...
Only read the Courtney Milan story - which I would rate a solid 4 stars, but don't really feel I can rate the whole book that high, as glancing over the other stories, I found little to interest me.