A Christmas to Remember – Anthology Review

A Christmas to Remember Cover

Curl up with this heartwarming Christmas collection!

Jill Shalvis, Dream a Little Dream: Melissa has kept every man at a safe distance-especially firefighter Ian, a sexy friend with sexy benefits. But Ian secretly longs for more. Luckily, ’tis the season for giving love a chance.

Kristen Ashley, Every Year: Holidays don’t come easy for Shy and his brother, Landon. But with the magic of Christmas, along with a little help from Tabby and her family, the Cage brothers are about to get the gift of a lifetime.

Hope Ramsay, Silent Night: Down on her luck and evicted from her apartment, single mother Maryanne hopes to start over in Last Chance. When the snow begins to fall, it looks like her baby might literally spend Christmas Eve in a manger. And Maryanne might celebrate the holiday with a handsome stranger.

Molly Cannon, Have Yourself a Messy Little Christmas: Lincoln is a bachelor who’s set in his ways-until a professional organizer dressed up as Mrs. Claus changes his life, one tip at a time.

Marilyn Pappano, A Family for Christmas: War widow Ilena doesn’t mind spending Christmas alone. But when a new doctor blows into town with the winter wind, will she get her secret Christmas wish?

MY REVIEW:

I just love Christmas anthologies and A CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER was better than most.

It starts off strong, sweet and romantic with Jill Shalvis’s DREAM A LITTLE DREAM (Lucky Harbor novella) where broken-hearted firefighter Ian O’Mallery gets a second chance to prove their love is worth keeping to salon owner and commitment phobic Melissa Mann after a near fatal accident.

Next in EVERY YEAR (A Chaos novella) by Kristen Ashley we’re given a great story about the happy, healing power of the Christmas spirit and the love of family as the Allen’s share their Christmas traditions with Shy and Landon Cage.

Then in SILENT NIGHT (Last Chance novella) by Hope Ramsay she offers a sweet story of two people, Maryanne Carpenter,a young homeless mother and attorney, Daniel Jessup, who has lost everyone he loves, alone and lost in the world. The miracle of them finding each other is well-written and very touching.

Then in Molly Cannon’s HAVE YOURSELF A MESSY LITTLE CHRISTMAS (Everson, TX novella) was a cute story about bachelor Lincoln Jones. An accountant with a sharp eye for books but scattered house in need of professional organizer, Dinah Mason. This one was a little rushed at the end, but sweet.

Lastly in A FAMILY FOR CHRISTMAS (Tallgrass novella) by Marilyn Pappano gives a story about cute little Christmas elf and war widow, Ilena Gomez who expects to spend Christmas alone with her infant son. But when handsome new pediatrician, Jared Connors moves to town he is immediately smitten and despite his parents plans for his future, he has other plans in mind with her and her son.

~Complimentary copy provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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