A Stockingful of Joy

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Onyx Books, 1997 - Fiction - 397 pages
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Just in time for the Christmas season'four of romance's best-loved writers contribute timeless, passionate stories created especially for this collection! Bestselling authors Jill Barnett, Mary Jo Putney, Justine Dare, and Susan King set the pages on fire with love, as these exquisite stories capture the true spirit of this special time of year!

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** "The Snow Rose" by Susan King. Bad, bad, bad. A paint-by-numbers historical romance. The writing itself didn't suck, which is why it got an extra star. But mix the 3 most cliched plots in ... Read full review

A Stockingful of Joy (Onyx Historical Romance)

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Featuring some of the genre's most noted historical writers, this quartet of holiday novellas provides readers with delightful samplings of holiday cheer from the 16th-century Scottish Highlands ... Read full review


Scottish Highlands 1573
A Light in the Window by Justine Dare
New York City 1891

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Jill Barnett is the "New York Times" bestselling author of fifteen acclaimed novels and short stories. There are more than five million copies of her books in print in seventeen languages. Her work has earned her a place on such national bestseller lists as "The New York Times", "USA Today", "The Washington Post", and "Publishers Weekly". She lives in the Pacific Northwest. Visit her website at www.jillbarnett.com.

Romance writer Mary Jo Putney was born in New York and graduated from Syracuse University with degrees in English literature and Industrial design. She served as the art editor of The New Internationalist magazine in London and worked as a designer in California before settling in Baltimore, Maryland in 1980 to run her own freelance graphic design business Her first novel was a traditional Regency romance, which sold in one week. Signet liked the novel so much that it offered Putney a three-book contract. In 1987 that first novel, The Diabolical Baron, was published. Since then, she has published more than twenty-nine books. Her books have been ranked on the national bestseller lists of the New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly. Most of her books have been historical romance. She has also begun writing fantasy romance and romantic fantasy. Putney has won the Romance Writers of America RITA Award twice, for Dancing on the Wind and The Rake and the Reformer and has been a RITA finalist nine times. She is on the Romance Writers of America Honor Roll for bestselling authors, and has been awarded two Romantic Times Career Achievement Awards and four Golden Leaf Awards. Her titles include: Dark Mirror, Dark Passage, No Longer a Gentleman, Never Less than a Lady, and Nowhere Near Respectable.

King is a Ph.D. candidate in medieval art history at the University of Maryland.

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