Trimmed with Murder by Sally Goldenbaum: This year holiday cheer in Sea Harbor is multiplied when Izzy’s younger brother, Charlie Chambers, unexpectedly arrives to volunteer at a local clinic. He brings with him outspoken hitchhiker Amber Hanson, who is returning to claim an inheritance.
Christmas Bells by Jennifer Chiaverini: Music teacher Sophia tries to forget her cares as she leads the children’s choir in rehearsal for a Christmas Eve concert. Sophia has chosen a carol set to a poem by Longfellow, moved by the words he penned one Christmas Day long ago, even as he suffered great loss.
Winter Stroll by Elin Hilderbrand: While preparing for Christmas at the Winter Street Inn, Kelley Quinn and his family find the holiday season thrown into chaos when three of their exes show up.
Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue by Victoria Thompson: When a family friend’s traumatized daughter is accused of murdering her new husband, Sarah Brandt and Frank Malloy investigate with the help from household members and uncover sinister truths about the victim’s true identity.
Christmas in Mustang Creek by Linda Lael Miller: Country girl Charlotte Morgan’s life in New York isn’t as fabulous as she’d like, especially when her love interest, Jaxon Locke, moves to Idaho to fill in at his dad’s vet practice. What Charlotte doesn’t know is that he misses her, more than he expected.
A Christmas Escape by Anne Perry: Anne Perry, in her thirteenth noel to the season, transports us to the Mediterranean island of Stromboli for an unconventional Yuletide adventure–and an unforgettable volcanic encounter.
The Christmas Joyride by Melody Carlson: Miranda did not put adventure on her Christmas list, but thanks to her eighty-five-year-old neighbor Joy, that’s exactly what she’s getting this year when the two decide to drive an old RV decked out in Christmas decorations from Chicago to Phoenix.
The Candy Cane Cupcake Killer by Melody Carlson: ‘Tis the season in Weatherford, Texas, and everyone in town is gearing up for the annual holiday parade and tree-lighting ceremony until local rancher Barney McCrory turns up dead. Includes recipes.
A Christmas Bride in Pinecraft by Shelley Shepherd Gary: After Beverly Overholt’s beloved Inn is broken into, she calls Eric Wagler to handle the repairs. Beverly’s been closed off to love for years, but with Eric, she can’t help seeing a glimmer of hope even if they’re from different worlds.
Marry Me at Christmas by Susan Mallery: To Madeline Krug, organizing a Christmas wedding sounds like a joy, until she finds out she’ll be working with the brother of the bride, movie star Jonny Blaze. How will a she keep from falling for the world’s sexiest guy?