Twelve Days in December by Michele Paige Holmes

December 9, 2015 | 1 Comment
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Twelve Days in December by Michele Paige HolmesTwelve Days in December
Author: Michele Paige Holmes
Series: Hearthfire Romance #4
Genres: Regency/Historical Romance
Format: eBook
Pages: 81
Date: December 9, 2015
Publisher: Mirror Press

A Hearthfire Romance Christmas Novella.

Five months isn’t enough time to grieve the death of her husband and marry again, but when the unexpected opportunity to take her sister’s place as the bride of wealthy New York businessman, William Vancer, presents itself, twenty-four year-old Charlotte Holbrook agrees. Their marriage of convenience will provide a secure future for her son, while William will be able to claim the inheritance he needs to expand his company westward.

To begin their perfect and perfectly safe arrangement, William allots the last twelve days in December to become acquainted with his new family—a task more easily accomplished than he had imagined. For in Charlotte he finds a tender heart and companion, while stepping into the role of father to her son, brings William a great measure of joy as well. Before the twelve days have passed, he finds himself wishing their marriage of convenience could be something much more.

For Charlotte, every day with William is one of overwhelming gratitude, as he anticipates and provides for her needs, as well as the fondest desires of her heart. More than material comforts, William offers friendship as well, and a loving concern that Charlotte has gone too long without. Guilt ridden, she struggles with her growing attraction and wonders how she can ever remain loyal to her first husband, while allowing herself to love William as he deserves.

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About Michele Paige Holmes

Michele has been a member of the same critique group for over fifteen years and feels that joining a critique group is the single best thing an author can to do help improve his or her writing. She has been a member of RWA and URWA, LDStorymakers, and The League of Utah Writers. Michele enjoys both attending and teaching at conferences. When not reading or writing romance, Michele is busy with her full time job as a wife and mother.


One response to “Twelve Days in December by Michele Paige Holmes

  1. Gayle Humpherys

    Loved getting Charlotte and William’s story in this short novella! We were introduced to these characters in “Marrying Christopher,” but didn’t really get to see how their story played out. Both characters were good, kind people who had suffered in their past, although in different ways. I loved how they were both always so honest with each other as well. A wonderful addition to this series!

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