A Kiss Under the Mistletoe: True Love Stories Inspired by by Jennifer Basye Sander

By Jennifer Basye Sander

Christmas has a fashion of reminding us of what particularly matters—and what might be extra vital than our family? From husbands and better halves to boyfriends and girlfriends to long-lost loves, the real-life romances during this e-book are surrounded by way of the enjoyment and advantages of the Christmas season.

This assortment will hot your center and soothe your soul during the lengthy winter.

A Kiss lower than the Mistletoe fantastically celebrates the way in which love and religion can remodel a chilly day in December into the main magical day of the 12 months.

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