Get into the spirit of Christmas with these holly, jolly romances designed to be read in front of a cozy fire (roasting chestnuts optional).
The Christmas List by Richard Paul Evans
A successful but heartless businessman sees his own obituary in the newspaper after a case of mistaken identity, setting in motion a series of events that profoundly changes the lives of several people who have suffered due to his ruthless business practices.
1225 Christmas Tree Lane by Debbie Macomber
Beth Morehouse expects this Christmas to be one of her best. Her small Christmas-tree farm is prospering, her daughters and her dogs are happy and well, and her new relationship with local vet Ted Reynolds is showing plenty of romantic promise. But someone left a basket filled with puppies on her doorstep, that's complication number one. Number two is that her daughters have invited their dad, Beth's ex-husband, Kent, to Cedar Cove for Christmas.
Home for Christmas by Andrew Greeley
A war hero on his third deployment in Iraq, Peter is injured and finds himself both alive and dead on a wondrous spiritual journey where he is given a second chance at life from God Himself. With Christmas approaching, time is running out for Peter to complete the most important mission of his life: convincing himself that he and Mariana, the woman he left behind in Chicago, were meant to share a special message of love with the world
Lakeshore Christmasby Susan Wiggs
Prim librarian Maureen Davenport lives for Christmas--and there's nothing more magical than Christmas on Willow Lake. Finally getting her chance to direct Avalon's annual holiday pageant, she's determined to make it truly spectacular. But it might just require one of those Christmas miracles she's always read about if her co-director-- recovering former child star Eddie Haven--has his way. Is he trying to sabotage the performance to spite her? Or is she trying too hard to fit the show into her storybook-perfect notion of Christmas?
A Lawman's Christmas by Linda Lael Miller
Dara Rose Nolan finds herself without a husband or income and Blue River, Texas finds itself without a lawman after the town marshal dies. Things change, though, when Clay McKettrick becomes the temporary lawman and embarks on a marriage of convenience with Dara Rose