Publisher: Liquid Silver Books
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Heat Rating: 2
Nicky Paxton is up to her pointed elf ears in work—filling in for a sick Santa’s helper, corralling kittens in a mechanical winter wonderland and running her family’s department store chain. With only twelve shopping days until Christmas, the last thing she needs is the return of her high school heart-breaker.
Lawyer and single dad Chris Spencer leaves the Los Angeles rat race to raise his five-year-old daughter, Holly, in his sleepy Virginia hometown. His first goal is to make sure Holly has a Christmas to remember. His carefully laid plans don’t include a second chance with his first love.
When Holly asks the store Santa for a “fairy pony puppy”, Chris enlists Nicky’s help to track down the elusive item. Despite Nicky’s resolve not to re-gift her heart to Chris, their sexual attraction could power the town’s holiday light display. With the help of mistletoe, a hairless dog and a lonely child, Chris and Nicky just might get their Christmas desires.
Maddie James is definitely Heating Up the Holidays with this wonderful story of second chances during the season of miracles. After ten long years, a marriage and a child for Chris Spencer he’s come home to Paxtonville. Can he make his high school sweetheart Nicky Paxton believe that love can find a way the second time around? This holiday romance had me laughing out loud, tearing and routing for Chris, Nicky and little girl named Holly.
4 Tea Cups!