Originally in Mistletoe & Kisses anthology. This is the full version with 16,500 more words added.
*If you love Hallmark Christmas Movies and steamy romance novels then this is the perfect holiday read for you!!*
Callie Greenwood’s life has never been easy. Her father up and left when she was six and her mother passed away from breast cancer when she was just thirteen, leaving her grandparents to raise her. But since her grandfather passed away and her grandmother was put into a nursing home, she’s been on her own.
Desperate for love, Callie foolishly settled for the cliché bad boy, thinking he would change his ways for her. Sadly, she learns the hard way that life doesn’t care how bad you have it, and that you can’t make someone love you. When Callie needs Jase the most he abandons her, just like her father did sixteen years ago.
Determined to not spend the holidays alone, Callie decides to spend the holidays at her Aunt Ella's bed and breakfast in Lake George, New York.
Little does she know that everything for her will change when she checks in to the quaint town at Christmas. Callie expected to spend two weeks sipping cocoa by the fire place, listening to Bing Crosby and spending time with her Aunt. The last she ever expected was to meet the handsome but mysterious Brody O’Reilly...
This Christmas heartbreak, secrets, and romance will collide making it a holiday she’ll not soon forget.