Under the Mistletoe – Romance for the Christmas Season

Fans of romance know that a romance novel is a great way to unwind and forget the stresses of the day.  The holiday season is the perfect time to savor a cup of cocoa and indulge yourself in a little romance.lady jennys

Mistletoe is always part of the holiday decorating in historical romance novels.  Revel in an English Christmas in A Countess by Christmas by Annie Burrows. Enjoy a Highland fling in What A Lady Needs for Christmas by Grace Burrowes. Get to know the noble Windham family during the holidays with Lady Louisa’s Christmas Knight, Lady Sophie’s Christmas Wish, and Lady Jenny’s Christmas Portrait – all part of Burrowes’ Windham saga. The Last Chance Christmas Ball and What Happens Under the Mistletoe anthologies offer up small snippets of Christmas spirit by popular romance authors .

christmas in lucky harborIf you prefer a more contemporary setting for the holiday, try Debbie Macomber’s sweet Angels at the Table and Call Me Mrs. Miracle.  Add a little spice to the holiday with Jill Shalvis’ Christmas in Lucky Harbor and Merry and Bright.  Get to know the residents of Robyn Carr’s Virgin River series in Bring Me Home for Christmas and A Virgin River Christmas.  Also, Lisa Kleypas’ wonderful Friday Harbor series begins with the lovely and poignant Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor.

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Go west for the holidays with A Cowboy for Christmas by Lori Wilde or Mistletoe Cowboy by Carolyn Brown.  Mail Order Mistletoe Brides offers up inspirational Christmas romances by Jillian Hart and Janet Tronstad.

exmasTeens may enjoy the anthologies Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances (with stories by well known young adult authors John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle) or My True Love Gave To Me: Twelve Holiday Stories (including tales by Stephanie Perkins, Rainbow Rowell, and Holly Black).  Merry mayhem can be found in Ex-Mas: A Love/Hate Story by Kate Brian and Home for the Holidays by Heather Vogel Frederick.

Romances have happy endings – making them perfect reads for the Christmas season. Visit our Pinterest board – Christmas Romance: Under the Mistletoe for more festive fun!