The Wolf in Winter by John Connolly: The death of a homeless man and the disappearance of his daughter draw Charlie Parker to Prosperous, Maine, whose comfortable, sheltered inhabitants of a small Maine town will be Parker’s most vicious opponents yet.
The Nightingale before Christmas by Donna Andrews: Mother volunteers to take part in a big Christmas-themed decorator show house, and Meg is recruited to help. Then the rooms start to be sabotaged, and an unfortunate designer turns up dead, making Mother a prime suspect.
Winter Street by Elin Hilderbrand: A family Christmas gathering at Kelley Quinn’s Nantucket inn is thrown into turmoil by his four adult children’s personal dramas and the discovery of his second wife’s infidelity.
Mr. Miracle by Debbie Macomber: Harry Mills is a guardian angel on a mission: help twenty-four-year-old Addie Folsom get her life back on track. Posing as a teacher at a local college, Harry is up to the task, but not even he can predict the surprises that lay in store.
The Christmas Wedding Ring by Susan Mallery: Dumped by her fiancé just before Christmas, Molly turns to bad-boy Dylan, her sister’s high school boyfriend. A guarded Dylan always had a weakness for Molly, and when she waltzes into his life– grown-up and gorgeous– he’s stunned.
An Island Christmas by Nancy Thayer: As the calendar counts down to Christmas, Felicia heads to Nantucket to marry the love of her life, but between her meddling mother and her judgmental sister, family tensions skyrocket.
A New York Christmas by Anne Perry: In December, 1904, Jemima Pitt acts as chaperone in New York City to her friend Delphinia, who is about to married. Jemima is soon enlisted on a top secret mission to track down Delphinia’s estranged mother and avoid a wedding catastrophe.
The Christmas Light by Donna VanLiere: In the small town of Grandon, five very different people facing their own struggles are brought together for a rather unconventional church Nativity to learn that with strength, courage, and love, there is always hope.
The Christmas Bouquet by Sherryl Woods: For the very driven medical student Caitlyn Winters, catching the bridal bouquet at a Christmas wedding has set off a chain reaction that she’s sure is more curse than blessing.
Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas by Stephanie Barron: Jane Austen finds herself investigating the murder of one of the guests while at a gathering at the home of the wealthy and politically prominent Chute family during the Christmas holidays.
Ho-ho-homicide by Kaitlyn Dunnett: While spending a week at her friend’s Christmas tree farm, Liss MacCrimmon Ruskin is drawn into a mystery involving a dead body in a shipment of Scotch pine, a series of “accidents,” and a strange maze of trees.
The Mistletoe Promise by Richard Paul Evans: A stranger approaches Elise in the mall food court and offers her a proposition. For the next eight weeks–until the evening of December 24–he suggests that they pretend to be a couple, and the lonely Elise agrees to the idea.
Festive in Death by J.D. Robb: Personal trainer Trey Ziegler is found dead. While Dallas sorts through the list of Ziegler’s enemies, she’s also dealing with her Christmas shopping list-plus the guest list for her and her billionaire husband’s upcoming holiday bash.