Ten Christmas Brides
by: Ruth Cardello, Nina Bruhns, Donna Fasano, Rebecca York, Helen Scott Taylor, Patrice Wilton, Mona Risk, Annie Jones, Alicia Street, and Mimi Barbour
Genre: Holiday Romance
Release Date: October 21, 2014

Join ten New York Times, USA Today and National best-selling authors to celebrate the holiday season with a boxed set of stories brimming with emotion, holiday spirit and happy ever afters. From sweet to sexy, suspense to small town drama, travel from Belarus to Africa to the snowy Highlands of Scotland as Santa delivers our gift to you–love, laughter and happiness this Christmas!

Recipe for Love

by Ruth Cardello, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author

All Madison Andrade wants for Christmas is a place to hide and she finds it in the home of a lusty French chef. Richard D’Argenson’s recipes are famous, but they lack one necessary ingredient–love.

Must Love Santa

by Nina Bruhns, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author

Detective Nick Palladin just needs to close one last case in Vice–going undercover as Santa–before getting his Christmas transfer to the K-9 Unit. But when a cute little fluffball and the knockout holding her leash stumble into the op and are attacked, Santa and his faithful dog come running to the rescue!

An Almost Perfect Christmas

by Donna Fasano, USA Today bestselling author

Aaron Chase is desperate to give his daughter a perfect Christmas and elicits the help of Pediatric Nurse Christy Cooper to do it. When Aaron’s impish eight-year-old talks them into a make-believe wedding, can the magic of Christmas make the vows stick?

Christmas Captive (The Decorah Security Series)

by Rebecca York, New York Times and USA Today best-selling author

How did hard-driving businessman Jordan Campbell end up in a coma? And can nurse Hannah Andrews use her psychic talent to connect with him and trap his would-be killer? As she and Jordan work together, she knows she’s putting her own life–and her heart–at risk.

The Army Doctor’s Honeymoon Baby (The Army Doctor’s Series)

by Helen Scott Taylor, Award-winning and National bestselling author

Army doctor, Blair Mackenzie, secretly loves his childhood friend, Lorna, and protects her in the African refugee camp where they work. Lorna depends on Blair–he’s her best friend, the only man she’s ever loved. She longs to admit her feelings but a family secret from their past prevents her.

Kiss Me Santa

by Patrice Wilton, National bestselling author

Widowed schoolteacher, Cindy Harris meets Brad Williams–posing as Santa–when she takes her young son to the mall. Imagine her surprise when he shows up as the hot-shot realtor selling her family home. Sparks fly between them. Can the magic of Christmas give them the best gift of all — love?

An Unusual Christmas

by Mona Risk, Award-winning and National bestselling author

Running away from Christmas celebrations and the demons of her past, Dr. Jillian has dedicated her life to saving third-world children. In Belarus, a baby girl, four little boys, and a handsome doctor may teach her the true meaning of Christmas.

A Cowboy for Christmas

by Annie Jones, Award-winning and National bestselling author

A single mom who has pinned all her hopes on reviving a popular tourist dude ranch gets a Christmas surprise that may change everything when her son asks Santa for a new dad. And that very night a Christmas-skipping cowboy shows up at their door.

The Christmas Honeymoon

by Alicia Street, Award-winning and National bestselling author

Quiet librarian Serena always loved Christmas, until she was jilted before her December wedding. A year later, while trying to rekindle her tarnished holiday spirit, she meets Damien, handsome daredevil–and a total Scrooge. Their unlikely mutual attraction brings on a challenge that leads to one very romantic Christmas.

She’s Not You

by Mimi Barbour, National bestselling author

Sick and widowed, running scared from a man who insists she belongs to him, Belle is forced to let the charmer down the hall help out. Not just for her sake, but it’s Christmas, she’s in trouble and her little girl has decided their sympathetic neighbor is her special hero.

I received this as an ARC and loved it. The stories are all well written and you fall in love with the characters.

Recipe for Love by Ruth Cardello.

This is a story about a a rich girl protected by her family, who just wants to get away and be by herself, and because of a misunderstanding Maddy ends up staying in the house of a locally famous chef. When they meet their is instant flames of attraction and the start of a beautiful story.

Must Love Santa by Nina Bruhns

This story is about a cop doing undercover work on his day off and meeting the love of his life after his dog takes a fancy to her dog. Just loved this story and how the plot forms, well done Nina.

An Almost Perfect Christmas by Donna Fasano

I started reading this book by Donna Fasano and it touched my heart because I can connect with the characters in this story.

The story is about a father, daughter, a wish list and a caring nurse. Izzie is very ill with cancer, she is an avid list maker and she has asked her father for a family Christmas with a make believe mommy as she lost her mum 2 years ago, and this is where the story starts with Aaron (the father) asking the staff at the hospital if anyone can help him give his daughter (Izzie), the family Christmas she wants. Christy (the nurse) steps forward and offers her assistance, to help Aaron help Izzie to tick off everything on her list.

I have to congratulate Donna Fasano on the compassionate way she has written this sad and beautiful love story, I read it in one sitting because I was drawn into this book. Emotion and love comes alive in these pages.

Christmas Captive by Rebecca York

I love paranormal romances and this was fabulous. It is about a rich entrepreneur, who is left for dead and in a coma. His family bring him home from the hospital to look after him but his gran is worried about him and she hires a nurse who hopefully can get through to him and bring him out of his coma.

The Army Doctor’s Honeymoon Baby by Helen Scott Taylor
This story is about an army doctor and the woman he has loved all his life. Dr Mac and Lorna are kidnapped by rebel soldiers and during their capture Mac admits his feeling to Lorna but can Lorna keep him if or when he finds out about a secret she has been keeping.

Kiss Me Santa by Patrice Wilton

This is a story about a widowed mother and a real estate agent. Cindy takes her son Sam to the mall to see Santa and he asks Santa for a daddy, when Santa says he can not do this Sam grabs his beard and pulls and this is where Santa nearly swears and Cindy and Sam leave. Santa ends up being Cindy’s real estate agent who she has not met yet and when they do, the fun starts.

An Unusual Christmas by Mona Risk

This is a beautiful story about love and loss and finding out that you can love and live again. Fyodor is a father of four boys who has lost his wife, he is a director at a hospital in Minsk and his mother has told him that it is time to find a new wife and a mother for his sons. Jillian is a doctor on an assignment at his hospital, she has lost a child and feels that she would not be a good mother. This story is how they overcome their fears and learn to love and trust again.

A Cowboy for Christmas by Annie Jones

This story is about a run down Dude ranch and the new owner and her cowboy foreman. Nina, a widowed mother buys a dude ranch because it was her late husbands dream. However, she bought it without seeing it and it was in need of some TLC. Clint is the foreman she has hired to help and they seem to bump heads on everything from breakfast to repairs. This is a lovely story of love, well worth a read.

The Christmas Honeymoon by Alicia Street

I loved this story of Serena and Damien, she is the woman who was left 10 days before her wedding and moved away to return to North Cove 12 months later and he is the rich good looking local boy who wants to find a wife. Serena and Damien are total opposites and I just loved how they got together, this is a story well worth your time to read. Quite librarian and sexy man = great combination.

She’s Not You by Mimi Barbour

This is a story about a widowed mother suffering from an unknown illness and a beautiful three year old. Jesse is staying at his sisters to look after her pets when he keeps seeing a young child sitting in the hall. One day however, Layla (the three year old) comes running into the apartment trying to find Kim, Jesse’s sister saying that her mum is dead. Jesse goes over to their apartment to find Belle lying on the floor coming to after fainting. He then starts to look after and care for the two and this story is about caring and moving forward. What a lovely Christmas story where everyone gets their wish.

A Special Gift From the Ten Brides Authors!
A book full of delicious cookie recipes to share with the family this Christmas!
In this book you’ll find favorite cookies of the heroes and heroines in the Ten Christmas Brides romance-novel boxed set. Some are the treats our characters remember fondly from their childhoods. Others are the ones they enjoy today—or make to give as gifts. Here you’ll find everything from Almond Crescents, Coffee Pecan Delights, and Swedish Teacake Cookies to Rocks, Butterscotch Brownies and Scottish Shortbread. And each recipe comes with a note explaining how it fits into the author’s story, so you’ll have a little more insight into her characters and plot.
The recipes are the authors’ gifts to you this holiday season. Enjoy these special goodies and have a wonderful Christmas. Best wishes from the authors of Ten Christmas Brides!

(Note: Favorite Christmas Cookies should be free on all platforms, but please check the price before purchasing since Amazon and Barnes & Noble sometimes do not update their pricing on a timely basis.)

Ruth Cardello

Ruth Cardello is a New York Times bestselling author.  She writes fast-paced, fun, sexy romances with hot alpha heroes and the strong women who tame them.  She writes about Billionaires, Cowboys, and she is also getting into some spicier story lines.  She likes to consider what she writes as bathtub reads.  Sheer escapism.

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Nina Bruhns

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Nina Bruhns decided it was time to change careers and pursue her longtime dream of writing when fieldwork in Egyptology became too dangerous. Since then, Nina has achieved international bestsellerdom writing for Berkley, Harlequin and Silhouette, various epublishers, and now as an indie author with Cajun Hot Press. Nina has earned numerous awards for her thirty-plus books to date, including three Daphne du Maurier Awards for Best Overall Mystery-Suspense Book of the Year, three Rita nominations, four RT Bookclub Reviewers Choice Awards, a National Readers Choice Award, five Dorothy Parker Awards of Excellence, and two Golden Hearts.

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Donna Fasano

USA Today Bestselling Author Donna Fasano is the author of over 30 romance and women’s fiction titles. Her award-winning books have been described as “emotional,” “heartwarming,” and “simply wonderful!” Over the course of her 25 year career, she has sold 4 million books worldwide. BigAl from BooksAndPals.com says, “Donna Fasano is a keen observer of human nature and creates characters that ring true to life.”

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Rebecca York

New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly best-selling and award-winning author, Rebecca has written over 145 books and novellas. In 2011 she became the dozenth author to receive the Romance Writers of America Centennial Award for having written 100 romantic novels. Her Killing Moon was a launch title for Berkley’s Sensation imprint in June 2003. Five more books in the series have followed.

Rebecca has authored or co-authored over 65 romantic thrillers, many for Harlequin Intrigue’s very popular 43 Light Street series, set in Baltimore, and many with paranormal elements.

Her many awards include two Rita finalist books. She has two Career Achievement awards from Romantic Times: for Series Romantic Suspense and for Series Romantic Mystery. And her Peregrine Connection series won a Lifetime Achievement Award for Romantic Suspense Series.

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Helen Scott Taylor

Award-winning author, Helen Scott Taylor is an award-winne, writes sweet contemporary romance set in the UK and Europe. Her contribution to Ten Christmas Brides is The Army Doctor’s Honeymoon Baby, part of her Army Doctor series.

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Patrice Wilton

Patrice Wilton is a National best selling author of more than 20 books. Her best known series include The Candy Bar Series, Serendipity Falls series, and her returning war hero series, A HERO LIES WITHIN, HANDLE WITH CARE and AT FIRST SIGHT.

She lives in West Palm Beach with her retired PGA golf pro husband, and plays tennis and golf when she’s not writing fun, sexy romance stories. She loves emails and will answer everyone the same day.

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Mona Risk

From Best Romance Novel of the Year at Preditors & Editors Readers Poll, to Best Contemporary Romance of the Year at READERS FAVORITE with two Gold Medals, and EPPIE award finalist, Mona Risk’s name was posted on Amazon.com in the 100 most Popular Authors in Romance list for several months and she recently received an OUTSTANDING ACHIEVER Award at Affaire de Coeur Magazine.

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Annie Jones

Award winning author Annie Jones loves Romance, Christmas and Route 66 so it seemed natural to combine them in A Cowboy for Christmas. The author of 40 books including romance and women’s fiction, she lives in Kentucky with a houseful of family and a head full of ideas for more books.

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Alicia Street

Alicia Street is an award-winning author who often writes in collaboration with her husband, Roy. Her years as a dancer, choreographer and teacher are the inspiration behind her Dance ‘n’ Luv contemporary romance series. Many of her characters from this series cross over into her Holiday Luv series, which includes her sweet romance novella featured in Ten Christmas Brides.

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Mimi Barbour

Mimi Barbour is an Amazon best-selling author who’s sold over 500,000 copies of her books world-wide. Her five romance series: The Vicarage Bench/ time travel at it’s best, Angels with Attitudes / angels love romance, Vegas / fast-paced plotting, Elvis / make a song a book and her newest, Undercover FBI / with sizzling conflicts and lots of humor.

Mimi’s been heard to say: “I’m an author who loves to read uplifting stories about romance. Add in some time travel, or maybe an angel, or even a little romantic suspense and it makes the story more fascinating because of the incredible possibilities.”

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