Christmas on Mistletoe Lane

Annie Rains

Book - 2018

"This USA Today bestselling author invites you to the delightful small town of Sweetwater Springs where the magic of Christmas brings to strangers together in this "story you won't forget" (RaeAnne Thayne, New York Times bestselling author). Christmas is coming to the North Carolina mountains, and the air is fresh and crisp and filled with promise. After the devastating loss of her job in the big city, the small town of Sweetwater Springs feels like heaven to Kaitlyn Russo. S...he's inherited her grandparents' charming (if a little rundown) bed and breakfast, and it's just the new lease on life she needs. Only "heaven" comes with a catch-and a handsome and completely infuriating one at that. After what he hopes will be a quick trip, Mitch Hargrove wants nothing more than to put his hometown in the rearview mirror. But his plans get derailed when he learns he's now half-owner of the Sweetwater B&B. The fact that he's given only two months to make the inn a success is a huge problem, but it's his pretty-and incredibly headstrong-partner who's the real challenge. With the holiday fast approaching and a grand re-opening looming, will Mitch keep running from the ghosts of Christmas past . . . or will he realize the true gift he's been given? Includes the bonus short story "Midnight Clear" by Hope Ramsay!" --

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Subjects
Genres
Christmas fiction
Romance fiction
Novels
Love stories
Published
New York : Forever 2018.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Item Description
Includes a preview of Springtime at Hope Cottage by Annie Rains.
Includes a bonus story: A Midnight Clear by Hope Ramsay.
Physical Description
viii, 423 pages ; 18 cm
ISBN
1538713950
9781538713952
Main Author
Annie Rains (author)
Other Authors
Hope Ramsay (-)
  • Christmas on Mistletoe Lane /
  • Annie Rains
  • Midnight clear /
  • Hope Ramsay.
Review by Publishers Weekly Reviews

Rains (One Last Kiss) charms with this Christmas-themed contemporary series launch about a hard-nosed former Marine turned police officer and a vulnerable up-and-coming interior decorator. Kaitlyn Russo left New York City after she was fired for protesting a celebrity client's unwanted advances. She hopes to start over with a B&B her grandparents left her in the quaint town of Sweetwater Springs, N.C. Turns out she's not the only heir: the other is Mitch Hargrove, who is just finishing up a stint in the military and has no intention of staying in Sweetwater. To make matters worse, they must jointly run the business for two months or lose it to charity. Mitch agrees to stay on temporarily, but soon he's hoping to stay forever—if Kaitlyn is amenable. This first installment of Rains's Sweetwater Springs series is cozy and most enjoyable. A strong cast of supporting characters (especially Kaitlyn's bestie Josie and cappuccino-reading fortune-teller and fudge-maker Dawanda) as well as expert characterizations and strong plotting will have readers looking forward to future installments. Agent: Sarah Younger, Nancy Yost Literary. (Oct.) Copyright 2018 Publishers Weekly.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

Inheriting her grandparents’ bed and breakfast in Sweetwater Springs, Kaitlyn Russo is stunned to discover that there is a co-owner, the infuriating Mitch Hargrove, and that they have been given only two months to make the inn a success. Includes a bonus story by Hope Ramsey. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

This USA Today bestselling author invites you to the delightful small town of Sweetwater Springs where the magic of Christmas brings two strangers together in this "story you won't forget" (RaeAnne Thayne, New York Times bestselling author).

Christmas is coming to the North Carolina mountains, and the air is fresh and crisp and filled with promise. After the devastating loss of her job in the big city, the small town of Sweetwater Springs feels like heaven to Kaitlyn Russo. She's inherited her grandparents' charming (if a little rundown) bed and breakfast, and it's just the new lease on life she needs. Only "heaven" comes with a catch - and a handsome and completelyinfuriating one at that.

After what he hopes will be a quick trip, Mitch Hargrove wants nothing more than to put his hometown in the rearview mirror. But his plans get derailed when he learns he's now half-owner of the Sweetwater B&B. The fact that he's given only two months to make the inn a success is a huge problem, but it's his pretty - and incredibly headstrong - partner who's the real challenge. With the holiday fast approaching and a grand re-opening looming, will Mitch keep running from the ghosts of Christmas past . . . or will he realize the true gift he's been given?

Includes the bonus short story "A Midnight Clear" by Hope Ramsay!

What readers are saying about Christmas on Mistletoe Lane...

"This book was exactly what I needed to kick off the holiday season."

"A holiday story full of second chances, romance and magic...It's got all the feels-and a fabulous holiday message."

"I truly enjoyed this fun holiday read."

"This book needs to be made into a Hallmark Christmas movie!"