The Christmas Swap
A Christmas Novella
- Pub. Date
- Sep 2020
All Emma Daley wants this holiday season is a white Christmas. But the young teacher and struggling musician sure can't find that in sunny Arizona. Luckily, there's someone living in a perfect mountain home in the Colorado Rockies looking to make a vacation trade.
West Prescott is an in-demand songwriter and talented musician who put his own singing career on hold to write songs for celebrity acts to perform. When his mother convinces him to do a vacation trade for Christmas, he never imagined one of the houseguests would be so sweet--or so strikingly pretty. Naturally, he decides to stick around, and to get better acquainted, he poses as the caretaker of his own house. But when Emma's friend Gillian discovers his true identity and sets her sights on him, things get . . . messy.
Praise for Christmas in Winter Hill
"A deftly crafted and wonderfully holiday-season-appropriate novel from a gifted storyteller."--The Midwest Book Review
"Intriguing, sweet, and heartfelt, Christmas in Winter Hill is a must-read for all."--Urban Lit Magazine
Praise for A Christmas by the Sea
"With a sweet ending that neatly wraps up this Christmas novel, Carlson explores second chances through the touch-ups of a small beach house, a budding romance, and a renewal of faith in God."--Publishers Weekly
"This breezy, entertaining read provides the perfect afternoon getaway during a busy holiday season."--Library Journal
"A Christmas story that will warm your heart and have you dreaming of your own enchanted seaside holiday."--Family Fiction
Praise for The Christmas Blessing
"Delightful prose and an affirming resolution will please readers."--Publishers Weekly
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