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Can we mention the C-word yet? If you're anything like us you'll love a feel-good, romantic, Christmassy book at this time of year. It helps, during all the stresses and strains of the season, to curl up, to start reading and to feel ourselves unwind…
Here are ten for you to choose from:
Christmas Under the Stars by Karen Swan
Based in the snow-topped mountains of the Canadian Rockies, Meg and Mitch are weeks away from their wedding. Then a polar storm hits and tragedy strikes.
Miracle on 5th Avenue by Sarah Morgan
Eva Jordan is spending `Christmas alone housesitting a penthouse apartment. What she didn't expect is for the gorgeous and mysterious owner of the apartment to still be there.
Mistletoe on 34th Street by Lisa Dickenson
Olivia has grown up with a family that heads for the sun during christmas time so she has no idea what it's like to experience a snow-covered 'traditional' christmas. Then she's stranded in New York with Jon, her friend, and New Yorker Elijah.
The Christmas Promise by Sue Moorcroft
Times are tough for bespoke hat-maker, Ava. Then Sam Jermyn enters her life and sparks, not necessarily the best ones, fly. Then Sam commissions Ava her to make a special hat and Ava makes a promise that will change her life. She just doesn't know it yet.
Mince Pies & Mistletoe at the Christmas Market by Heidi Swain
Ruby has finished university and takes up a stall at the local market but a new retail park means the market is under threat. Ruby plans to save the market. Only problem is, her ex has the stall opposite hers.
Christmas Under a Cranberry Sky by Holly Martin
Piper lives a glamorous life travelling the world and reviewing the finest hotels. She calls nowhere home and has locked her heart away. Then her newest assignment brings her to the man who broke her heart so completely she could never love again.
A Fairy Tale for Christmas by Chrissie Manby
Kirsty is cast as Cinderella in the local theatre's show. She has high hopes that the show will being her closer with her boyfriend, Jon, the director. But there's a lot that goes on behind the scenes she was unprepared for.
It's a Wonderful Life by Julia Williams
Beth has everything she wants. So why is she thinking about her old college boyfriend? Her husband Daniel is tasked with bringing a struggling school up to scratch – can he be a good teacher and a good father? Beth's sister, Lou, has been dumped, again. She's jealous of her sister – but is the grass always greener?
One Christmas in Paris by Mandy Baggot
Ava and her best friend Debs arrive in Paris just as the snow starts to fall – yet all Ava can think of is her cheating ex. As they explore Paris, Ava realises there's more to life than men. Then she meets Frenchman Julien…
Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan
Polly Waterford loves running the Little Beach Street Bakery. But then her friend, Kerensa turns up with a secret and a face from the past appears making things even more complicated. Can Polly have a Merry Christmas this year?