Her First Noel by Miriam Thor
As the youngest attorney at a prestigious law firm, Reagan Pierce has her life all figured out. Never mind that she isolated from her family and works around the clock. But a few weeks before Christmas, she learns that her best friend from high school has passed away. Stricken with grief, Reagan attends the funeral and reconnects with her friend’s twin brother, Daniel.
When Daniel calls a few days later and asks for a favor, Reagan disrupts her structured routine to help him out. As she spends more and more time with Daniel and his niece, Reagan starts to reconsider her priorities and begins to ponders spiritual questions that never seemed to matter before. Will Daniel help her discover the true meaning of Christmas, or will she miss out on something great that she never knew she wanted?
A Maple Valley Christmas by Jerry Todt
Erica Holden has been the top real estate agent in Manhattan for three years running and is days away from becoming the youngest partner in her firm’s history. All she has to do is travel to the small upstate town of Maple Valley and get the owner of a large syrup farm to sign the contract to sell. An easy task for the number one agent in New York, right? But when an accident leaves her in a ditch on the side of the road, she realizes nothing is going as planned. And to make matters worse, she’s stuck playing the damsel in distress to hunky good Samaritan, Zach Worthington.
Love has never been on her Christmas list, though. And who can blame her? After a number of disastrous dates, she realizes that finding the man of her dreams is unattainable for a career-focused woman like herself. But Zach is charming and persistent, and she quickly becomes enamored with not only him but with the small town and its friendly residents. When she discovers a shady clause hidden in the back pages of the contract, she becomes emotionally torn between doing what her boss wants and what she knows is right. Now, she must decide if a shot at true love is worth throwing away the partnership she’s worked so hard for.
My Christmas Hope by Penelope Powell
Hope Langford has a penchant for festive trinkets and the determination to make every day count, especially when life can be so unpredictable. And when her newest neighbors arrive, she’s eager to meet them. But when a mishap prompts an early introduction, her friendliness is met with suspicion, and Hope realizes it might take a little divine inspiration to foster good relations.
Michael Hennessy is looking for a fresh start, and his eight-year-old son needs a little Christmas cheer. So when Hope offers to introduce Jimmy to some holiday fun, Florida style, Michael agrees to play along. Will the gesture mark the beginning of good neighbors? Or will a little faith reveal an even better gift might be in store?
Christmas in Meadow Creek by Katy Eeten
Sarah Laughlin left her big-city life and dead-end relationship behind for a fresh start as a fourth-grade teacher in the small, Wisconsin town of Meadow Creek. And it feels like home, too, despite the persistent troublemaker in her class and the lack of familiar faces. But the holidays are going to be lonely this year. Until she meets firefighter Lincoln Thompson. Suddenly, the hope of spending Christmas with someone she cares about is within reach.
Lincoln loves his home town of Meadow Creek, but ever since his long-time girlfriend left him for a better life in the city, he wonders if he’ll ever find love in this small town where everyone knows everyone. Then he meets Sarah during her class’s field trip to his firehouse, and a spark is lit. But when they discover that Sarah’s troublemaking student is none other than Lincoln’s beloved nephew, their newfound relationship is put to the test. Can they navigate through the complexities of family dynamics to find a love that will last?
The Christmas Angel in Apt. 3C by Holly Cohen
Without Mama, Christmas has ceased to exist for Papa, but this year, Angel is determined to bring some Yuletide joy back into their lives. With little money, no decorations, and not much time left until the big day, she is facing an uphill climb all the way. Help comes one night in the form of an ethereal voice that drifts through her window, singing words of comfort. Angel vows to find the singer, and what she discovers inspires a plan with the nativity at its core. Making it work won’t be easy, though, with bully Brian tormenting her and obstacles springing up like weeds. Angel must rely on new friendships and deepening faith to spur her on in the face of mounting uncertainties, but will that be enough to return Christmas to Papa’s world?