Promise of Hope
At her mother’s insistence, Haley keeps her cancer diagnosis a secret from Gavin. For his own protection. Haley must hide the terrible truth from him… that she can never be the wife he deserves–a mother to his children. She disappears with no explanation, leaving both of them heartbroken. Now, with her cancer in remission, Haley lands a job with Holiday, Inc., where Gavin works. She still loves him, but he’s moved on. Or at least she thought he had. Turns out he’s still single, and his dad puts Haley on Gavin’s team. She tries to keep her distance, but their Basset Hounds bring them together. She concentrates her efforts on hiding the truth… about her cancer and her feelings.
Sprinkle of Snow
As Hawthorne’s unofficial historian and antique dealer, Makenna Wilson knows everything about the town’s history, but she doesn’t believe in magic until odd things happen in her store. Antiques start matching themselves to customers and a watch stops time for a man who is not her boyfriend. However, Quin Kayhill is the boy she had wished would kiss her thirteen years ago. Quin, the new director of the chamber of commerce, never has enough time to get to the end of his long list, for which there is never enough time to accomplish all he must do. A complaint about the town’s Christmas plans from Makenna puts him further behind on the plans for the New Year’s Eve celebration. Regardless of how far behind Quin is, he always stops to help a damsel in distress, especially if he can’t stop thinking about her.