After a massive row with her parents over intolerable relatives, Katie finds herself all alone for the holidays. So she heads for the one place in town where everyone is welcome on Christmas Eve, the legendary Purple Owl Café.
The Purple Owl Café has a chequered sixty-year history. These days it's not just a place for good music and conversation, it also happens to... [click here for more]
Waiting until closing time on Christmas Eve to get a present for his Mom certainly wasn't one of Tim's better ideas. Especially not since the store only has a self-service wrapping station and Tim is utterly hopeless at gift-wrapping. Lucky for him, the lively and unconventional Shannon is there to lend a hand.
This is a short and sweet holiday romance of 5700 words or approximately 16 print... [click here for more]
When her boyfriend dumps her four weeks before Christmas, Hannah throws herself into holiday preparations in order to dull the pain. But nothing seems to help, until Hannah quite literally bumps into Owen, while Christmas shopping.
Hannah and Owen hit it off immediately. But Owen is nursing an old grief of his own…
This is a short and sweet holiday romance of 5900 words or approximately... [click here for more]
London, 1751: It's hanging day at Tyburn and nine condemned criminals, six men and three women, are about to meet their end on the infamous triple tree. Among the crowd come to see them hang is Jack Blackstone, better known as Blackjack the highwayman.
But Jack has not come to Tyburn on this day merely to gawk at the spectacle of a public execution. For among those to be hanged today is Eliza Colson,... [click here for more]
Germany in the Middles Ages: Ulrich, executioner to Count Dietmar of Finsterwalde, finds his workload unexpectedly doubled, when Count Dietmar orders him to hang Anna, a young thief caught picking pockets during the public execution of a notorious bandit.
Ulrich feels sorry for Anna, but orders are orders. And so he leads the terrified Anna to the hanging tree, determined to make sure that she suffers... [click here for more]
Bis kurz vor Ladenschluss am Heiligabend zu warten, um ein Geschenk für seine Mutter zu besorgen - das war sicherlich nicht eine von Tims besseren Ideen. Und dann hat der Laden auch noch eine Selbst-Einpackstation, wo Tim doch vom Geschenke Einpacken keine Ahnung hat.
Glücklicherweise begegnet er der unkonventionellen Shannon, die ihm ihre Hilfe anbietet.
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Zwei einsame Herzen finden im vorweihnachtlichen Shoppingchaos zueinander.
Als ihr Freund sie vier Wochen vor Weihnachten sitzenlässt, stürzt Hannah sich in die Weihnachtsvorbereitungen, um die Schmerzen zu betäuben. Aber nichts scheint zu helfen, bis Hannah beim Weihnachtseinkauf im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes mit Owen zusammenstößt.
Zwischen Hannah... [click here for more]