Christmas on Hope Street: A Sweet Romance Anthology

Come for the holidays … stay for love.

Warm your heart with four small-town romance novellas guaranteed to make you fall in love again. Let Hope Street set the mood for your romantic holiday season. 

A Kiss for Christmas Eve, by Jayne Kingsley

Cara Hewitt has spent her whole life searching for the perfect place to call home. Now settled in Cathedral Springs with her beloved vintage store, she’ll do anything to stop her landlord selling the building. If she loses her store, she’ll lose everything.

Noah Aimes left Cathedral Springs straight out of high school, taking with him the biggest lie he’s ever told. Now he’s back to sell the building his grandma left him in her will, bringing him face to face with the truth.

In the race to stop Noah signing on the dotted line, will Cara convince him that love could be the winning choice neither of them considered?

The Christmas Movie Date, by Megan Mayfair

New in town and with little family, preschool teacher Annabelle Smyth is passing the lead up to Christmas at the holiday film festival at the Hope Street Movie Theater, knowing happy endings are little more than Hollywood magic.

Architect John Golding is a family man without a family. With his ex-wife and daughter spending the holidays in sunny Miami, he throws himself into his work, his heart too wounded to allow himself to be hurt again.

At a chance meeting at the Theater, Annabelle and John realise they have more in common than simply loneliness, but will a series of unexpected plot twists roll the credits on their chance at happiness?

All I Want, by Stella Quinn

Meet Adam, metalwork artist and New York darling, who’s so worried he’s burned out he accepts an offer from his godmother to forge a replica ancient bell for an historical society’s building renovation project in Upstate New York. All he wants is peace, and no deadlines, so he can rediscover his artist’s spark.

Meet Prue, fastidious and punctual university lecturer and student of early American architecture. Her future depends on her finishing her thesis. Lucky for her, the bell tower renovation project she’s writing her last piece on is almost finished. All she wants is to see the bell installed, so she can be on her way to secure her future.

Too bad they can’t both get what they want … or maybe what they think they want isn’t really what they need?

Unwrapping her Heart, by Marianne Bayliss

A childhood accident has left Alexandra Jones disfigured and fearful of a life outside Cathedral Springs. She loves using her business degree to reinvigorate her recently inherited B&B, but she craves more. How can she fulfil her big city dreams when she’s too scared to leave her hometown limits?

It’s time for executive chef Jake Ross to open his own restaurant, but with zero business acumen and a fear of failure, he can’t imagine doing it without Alexandra by his side. How can their relationship move from platonic to romantic when he caused the accident that ruined her life?