Sunday, December 17, 2006

The Night Before Christmas

*notes* please notice, I will recheck for errors later *end note*

- White Knight Christmas by Lori Foster (click me) * * * * 1/2

Detective Parker Ross, came home from bad day at work and all he wanted to do is take shower and take long sleep. But he end up helping Lily to get rid of the man who were begging her for another chance. He want to avoid bumping into Lily, because he knew she is everything that he shouldn't have. She is sweet and too young. And so into Christmas. Which he is opposite of all three. But Lily won't stop at nothing to get him to declare that he attracted to her. And get into the true spirit of Christmas. She plan to do it by showing him what Christmas is all about. And share one of her most important, sweetest gift of all, with him.

- Snowed Under by Erin McCarthy (click me) * * * * 1/2

Claire was on her way walking home from shopping, when a snowplow passed by and soaked her clothes. She took short trip to her brother house (Derek from "Smart Mouth"), planning to changed and dry out when she find her brother friend, Justin already making himself comfortable in the house. Justin was her childhood crush and she has been attracted to him for years. And now that she is older, she want to show him that she is now an adult and not child anymore. So she determined to act on it, not knowing that Justin felt same, too.

- Ms. Humbug by Jill Shalvis (click me) * * * * *

A city planner,Cami caught Ned, who she has been seeing, having sex with another woman in the bathroom at the office. She was attending to leave for home, only to bump into her boss, councilman Matt Tarino. They always irritate each other when working together, so Cami was not happy seeing him. Later at the Annual Mask Ball when they kisses, it was just right. And all the feeling of being the "ugly ducking" just melted away and Matt helped her to see that there is only one man who would love her the way she is

- I'll Be Home for Christmas by Kathy Love (click me)
* * * * 1/2

Rob were determined to come home to Portland, Main for the Christmas to see his nephew, but a snowstorm canceled his flight. Destiny met him when he landed in the arm of his high school sweetheart Erica, who he let go many years ago. Seeing each other again was uncomfortable because it brought back memories for both. Rob knew that he had hurt Erica, and wonder if there is ever second chance. He realized later that not money nor success could make him happy than being with the one he loves the most, family and Erica

- Seducing Scrooge by Katherine Garbera (click me)
* * * * 1/2

Jackson Peterson is a workaholic, who is retake of the Scrooge from "The Christmas Carol". Krista decided to teach him that there is more to life than work. She want to prove that the holiday spirit live in him and teach him about loving and sharing

- The Good Girl's Guide to a Very Bad Christmas by Kyle Adams (click me)
* * * * 1/2

Peri Knight breaks her engagement, when a friend sent her a link to a video of "Banker Gone Wild" featuring her fiance having sex with a stripper. She put that behind her, when she saw Chase McCloud at the Rush Hour, an anti-Starbucks coffeehouse. Chase is one of the actor who had a supporting role in Physical Evidence the second hottest show on Television. He help her to get in role for Physical Evidence, and she got excited because she have been waiting for her acting break. She have been fantasy about Chase since he is a regular at the Rush Hour. She soon realized that all of her fantasy can come true if her naughty list get into the hand of the right guy


As a whole - my feeling for this book was fun. I enjoy some of the stories but felt that some are very short. I did enjoy "Ms Humbug" and "I'll Be Home for Christmas". I find myself chuckling on "Snowed Under" and "A Good Girl's Guide to a Very Bad Christmas".


Melody said...

Wow, this book is packed with six stories! That's always the case with anthologies... and sometimes I wish the stories can be longer. Anyway, glad that you enjoyed this book. I have this in my pile, just not sure when I will read it though.

Julia said...

Hi Melody

Yeah I know that there is 6 story in them. But they are all very short and quick reading.

I love longer in depth stories as well :)