Sunday, December 29, 2013

REVIEW: Bells Will Be Ringing Anthology by Monica Tillery, Diana Jean, Carolyn Carey and Angelita Gill

Bells Will Be Ringing

by Monica Tillery, Diana Jean, Carolynn Carey, Angelita Gill

‘Tis the season…to fall in love! In this quartet of holiday tales, mistletoe magic sweeps from a Philadelphia candy company to the ballrooms of Regency England, across the shores of a Hawaiian island to a snowstruck cabin in Colorado.

HER SECRET SANTA by Monica Tillery
Neighbors and co-workers at Morgan Confectioners, Rebecca Sinclair and Ben Redding have been best friends since grad school. When their feelings turn more than friendly, will they be able to get past their fear of ruining their friendship? A holiday gift exchange might just bring the best present of all—Christmas love.

The winter holidays used to be Miss Merry Damonson’s favorite time of year. Until her almost-fiancé Edward Everton abandoned her two days before Christmas. Now he’s returned to their country village, but is it too late to reignite old flames? A holiday ball might just offer these unlucky lovers a second chance.

Humbug in Hawaii? When Clara O’Fallen gets a promotion to paradise, she can’t help feeling homesick for her Wisconsin winters, complete with real snow, family traditions, and Christmas festivities. But smiling surfer Kai Schmitt might just show this scrooge how to hang loose and catch the spirit of the season—the aloha spirit!

GAVIN FEVER by Angelita Gill
A sudden snowstorm unexpectedly strands Julia Winthrop with her ex, reality TV star Gavin Beckett, at a cozy mountain cabin for the holidays. Trapped till the weather lets up, their attraction resurfaces. It’s not long before they realize their fling might’ve been the real thing, and this surprise reunion might just be a Christmas miracle.

Sarah's Review
Thanks to Monica Tillery for reaching out and asking if we would review this anthology.  I, of course, jumped on it because I love Christmas stories and I love anthologies. 

These four short stories are such great Christmas romances and they were such an enjoyable read for me.  I love that there was a historical story included in it as well.  I normally have a favorite in an anthology, but not this time.  I enjoyed each story but in different ways.  

If you want lighthearted romances, then this anthology is a good one to read.  They are all short stories, so it won't take long to read it.  

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