Who doesn’t love a good romance read? Especially around the holidays! Curl up by the fire and really dive into the holiday spirit with some of our favorite Christmas romance novels. We’ve picked our favorites from 2014. What are yours?
The Mistletoe Promise by Richard Paul Evans
Alone and sad about the holidays (and the fact that three years prior her husband cheated on her with her best friend), Elise Dutton is approached by her neighbor—whom she’s never formally met. Also lonely, he proposes that they pretend to be a fake couple in the eight weeks leading up to Christmas. However, just when Elise thinks this could mend her broken heart—secrets arise.
Mr. Miracle: A Christmas Novel by Debbie Macomber
This novel-turned-Hallmark-movie tells the wonderful story of guardian angel, Harry, who is sent to help twenty-four year old Addie get her life back on track. When she returns to her hometown of Tacoma with the intention of staying, she runs into her next-door neighbor, Erich. Complete opposites, Addie is less than thrilled when she is forced to spend Christmas with him—but they soon find out they have more in common than they thought.
An Island Christmas by Nancy Thayer
When a meddling mother attempts to set her engaged daughter up with a more “suitable” partner, tensions are high on Nantucket shortly before a Christmas wedding. Family drama plays out on this island as they head towards a Yuletide disaster.
A Country Christmas: Buffalo Valley/Return to Promise (Heart of Texas) by Debbie Macomber
A Country Christmas includes two charming tales: Buffalo Valley and Return to Promise. In Buffalo Valley, Vaughn Kyle—fresh out the army—returns to his hometown of Buffalo Valley. While waiting for his fiancé to decide what she wants, he meets Carrie and questions his current relationship. In Return to Promise, Cal and his wife Jane have recently separated—but can they reconcile for the holidays? Find out with these Christmas romances.
The Christmas Bouquet by Sherryl Woods
Catching the bouquet at a Christmas wedding has set off a chain of events that don’t exactly fit into Caitlyn’s “life-plan”. Falling in love with Noah Mcllroy and an unexpected pregnancy throws her plans for the future off course, and it takes a lot of love and persuasion to convince her that she can still have everything she wants.
The Lodge on Holly Road by Shelia Roberts
Many stories intertwine as characters head to a lodge in Icicle Falls for Christmas. While Brooke wants her widowed dad to be happy with someone else, she may not be ready for it. Single mom Missy brings her kids to the lodge and can’t give them everything they want. She wants a dependable man—but the one who catches her eye is soon to be engaged.
Candlelight Christmas by Susan Wiggs
This love story take place in the picture perfect town of Avalon on Willow Lake, where single-father Logan is determined to make Christmas special for his son Charlie. When sharp-witted, independent Darcy arrives as one of the Christmas guest, she’s the last person Logan expects to fall for—but sometimes, the person you least expect is the right one.
A Christmas to Remember by Jenny Hale
Carrie’s New Year’s resolution is to quit her nannying job and “fix” her life. Although she loves it, all of her friends are settling down with families of their own—while she spends all of her time with someone else’s. Before she goes, she wants to help single-dad Adam loosen up and realize that spending time with his family is more important than working. With the help of his family, she just might do it!
The Heart of Christmas by Brenda Novak
This year, Christmas reminds small-town B&B owner Eve that all of her friends are married with kids, while she is alone. She can’t imagine being with anyone in her small town until a handsome stranger comes through. But his mysterious past could threaten a relationship—just when Eve thinks things are turning around.
Snow Angel Cove by RaeAnne Thayne
When Aiden practically runs almost-destitute Eliza down with his car, he never imagined she might be the one. Having just lost her job, Eliza is left in a small town with nothing until Aiden lets her take over the renovations of his guest lodge. Having been focused on business for years, Aiden never knew what he was missing until Eliza comes into his life.