About the Book
"It's Christmas Eve, 1859, and everyone who's anyone is headed to the glorious St. Nicholas Hotel for the most talked about ball of the season. It's the kind of Texas night where anything can happen--even love..."--
Book Synopsis It's Christmas Eve, 1859, and everyone who's anyone is headed to the glorious St. Nicholas Hotel for the most talked about ball of the season. It's the kind of Texas night where anything can happen--even love . . . ONE NIGHT AT THE ST. NICHOLAS New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Jodi Thomas
To escape her stepmother's plot to marry her off, Texas heiress Jacqueline Hartman spends Christmas Eve sharing a hideout with an accused bank robber. After a night in Nathaniel Ward's arms, Jacqueline is certain she has met her match after all. But will his heartfelt promise of love lead to his demise at the hands of the law? BIRDIE'S FLIGHT
* Celia Bonaduce
Seamstress Birdie Flanagan gets the surprise of her life when she receives a beautiful gown--and a sudden invitation--for the ball of the season! Birdie creates a stir from the moment she arrives, capturing the eye of the dashing Captain Douglas Newcastle. But will a secret from her past keep her from her long-awaited happily-ever-after? SPIRIT OF TEXAS
* Rachael Miles
When lovely spinster Eugenie Charpentier makes a trip across the Texas frontier with former Texas Ranger Asher Graham, she dreams of an adventure, and the rough-and-tumble cowboy is happy to oblige. But both Eugenie and the rugged lawman are keeping secrets. Can they find each other--and love--on the dance floor at the Christmas ball?
Review Quotes Praise for A Texas Kind of Christmas
"The moments of connection between the stories will keep readers invested."- Publishers Weekly
About The Author
With millions of books in print, Jodi Thomas
is both a New York Times
and USA Today
bestselling author of over 50 novels and more than a dozen novellas. Her stories travel through the past and present days of Texas and draw readers from around the world. Jodi has been inducted into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame. When not working on a novel, Thomas enjoys traveling with her husband, renovating a historic home, and "checking up" on their grown sons and four grandchildren. Celia Bonaduce,
author of The Venice Beach Romances and the Welcome to Fat Chance, Texas series, has always had a love affair with houses. Her credits as a television field producer include such house-heavy hits as Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
; HGTV's House Hunters
and Tiny House Hunters.
She lives in Santa Monica, CA, with her husband and dreams of one day traveling with him in their own tiny house. You can contact Celia at www.Celiabonaduce.com. Rachael Miles
has always loved a good romance, especially one with a bit of suspense and preferably a ghost. She is also a professor of book history and nineteenth-century literature whose students frequently find themselves reading the novels of Ann Radcliffe and other gothic tales. A native Texan, Rachael lives with her indulgent husband, three rescued dogs, and an ancient cat. Visit her at www.rachaelmiles.com.