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Tag: xmas

Historical Fiction

Unholy Night

The year is 2 BC. Balthazar is a thief and not just any thief, but the infamous Antioch Ghost. A thief that has been running rings round the Romans for years and they really want to catch him. Meanwhile, a young expectant couple are headed…

Chick-Lit, Romance

The Charm Bracelet

On the day of her father’s funeral, Holly received an anonymous gift; a charm bracelet. Throughout her life, charms have turned up mysteriously marking important events or choices. When she finds another charm bracelet in a vintage coat, she is determined to reunite it with…


Bookish Advent

Want more from your advent calendar than a tiny portion of chocolate? Several UK publishers have online advent calendars up and running, offering a range of goodies from discounts to prizes or just a chance to see the team in video format! Head of Zeus…

Chick-Lit, Romance

A Winter Flame

Eve doesn’t like Christmas. On top of a childhood full of disappointments, her boyfriend was killed in Afghanistan 5 years earlier on Christmas day. Unable to move on, she keeps a candle burning for him; as long as it’s alight he’s there with her in…

Fantasy, Short Stories

Wolfsbane and Mistletoe

I’m not usually a fan of these short story compilations but quite liked the idea of a werewolf themed festive read. Wolfsbane and Mistletoe contains 15 stories by fantasy authors that you may or may not know. The Werewolf Before Christmas by Kat Richardson was…

Chick-Lit, Romance

The Magic of Christmas

It’s August and the villages of Middlemoss are gathering for their first Christmas Pudding Club meeting. Among them is Lizzy who is considering leaving her verbally abusive husband, Tom. When he takes her car and disappears for days, part of her hopes he just won’t…

Chick-Lit, Romance

Miracle on Regent Street

Hardy’s is an ageing department store on the wrong side of Regent Street. The weeks before Christmas should be the busiest of the year but there’s more staff than customers. It will need a miracle in order to survive. In the depths of the stockroom,…