Mischief and Mistletoe

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Kensington Publishing Corporation, Sep 1, 2012 - Christmas stories - 320 pages
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In this sparkling holiday collection, eight acclaimed authors unwrap the most daring of Regency delights. . .

Christmastime in England--a time for passionate secrets, delicious whispers, and wicked-sweet gifts by the fire. From a spirited lady who sets out to save her rakish best friend from an unsuitable engagement, to a bold spy who gets the unexpected chance to win the woman he's always loved, to a vicar's daughter who pretends to be a saucy wench, these holiday tales will make you curl up in front of the fire for a memorable season of mischief and mistletoe. . .

"No one writes historical romance better." --Cathy Maxwell on Mary Jo Putney

"Breaks just about every rule in the book and makes us beg for more." --"Romantic Times" on Jo Beverley

Jo Beverley, Mary Jo Putney, Patricia Rice, Nicola Cornick, Susan Fraser King, Anne Gracie, Joanna Bourne, and Cara Elliott are the ladies otherwise known as the Word Wenches. These eight authors have written a combined 231 novels and 74 novellas. They've won awards such as the RITAS, RT Lifetime Achievement award, RT Living Legend, and RT Reviewers Choice award. Several of them are regulars on the "New York Times" and "USA Today" bestseller lists. Learn more at www.wordwenches.com.

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Review: Mischief and Mistletoe

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

She Stoops to Wenchdom - Mary Jo Putney Lucy is the daughter of a vicar who has been in love with one of her father's former students since she was seventeen. She hadn't seen Gregory in five years ... Read full review

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User Review  - Fedora - Goodreads

Excellent Regency collection of holiday themed stories. I did not love all eight of them equally, but all were well done, and Joanna Bourne's Intrigue and Mistletoe was a standout. A lovely variety to be enjoyed any time of year :) Read full review

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About the author (2012)

A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly bestselling author, Mary Jo Putney is a graduate of Syracuse University with degrees in eighteenth-century literature and industrial design. She has won numerous awards for her writing, including two Romance Writers of America RITA awards and four consecutive Golden Leaf awards for Best Historical Romance. The author of twenty-six novels, Ms. Putney lives near Baltimore, Maryland.

Joanna Bourne is the award-winning author of historical romances set in England and France during the Napoleonic Wars, including "My Lord and Spymaster" and "The Spymaster's Lady". Joanna lives in the Appalachian Mountains with her family.

With five million books in print and New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists under her belt, Patricia Rice's emotionally charged contemporary and historical romances have won RT Book Reviews Reviewers' Choice and Career Achievement Awards. A former CPA, Patricia is a native of Kentucky and New York, and currently resides in St. Louis, MO.

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