The Most Wonderful Time of the Year [Christmas Romance] By: Shani Greene-Dowdell(Author), Carla Pennington (Author),Theresa Hodge(Author)
"Tis' the season to kick back and enjoy The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, a heart-felt holiday anthology featuring brand-new stories from Carla Pennington and Theresa Hodge. And Shani Greene-Dowdell's Make a Soulful Noise stage play has been adapted to a short story for this sensual Christmas collection.
ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS by Carla Pennington
Melissa is a mother of three and going through a divorce with Travis, who had an affair that produced a child. A few weeks before Christmas, Melissa’s favorite holiday, she meets Dorian under embarrassing circumstances. Dorian is eager to get to know her while she battles with her feelings for her husband and thoughts of saving her marriage. Will Melissa’s Christmas be filled with cheer or will Santa come down the chimney carrying a bag full of coal?
MAKE A SOULFUL NOISE by Shani Greene-Dowdell
Donnie James loves his family with all of his heart. So when his wife, Rain, walks out the door Christmas morning after he sang his heart out to her, he is devastated. He is left to stand in the gap for their daughter, Mariyah, after Rain makes this spontaneous decision move to New York City -- the city of dreams. Ten years later, Rain is a R&B sensation and New York Times Bestseller. All Mariyah wants is for her to come home for the holidays. When Rain is dragged back to Alabama by Donnie's mother, old feelings soon resurface. Feelings that may or may not make it to the heart, because Donnie's coworker, Jessica Martin, has been working to carve her own special place in his heart.
A JENNY'S CHRISTMAS by Theresa Hodge
Jenny Christmas is a young woman who is full of life. She had it with her boyfriend Larry Holmes, who is a big mama's boy in every sense of the word. She breaks up with him just before the holidays and goes home for Thanksgiving only to have a surprise meeting with an old childhood friend, Braxton Hendricks. She is shocked that he looks nothing like the skinny pimply faced childhood friend she remembers. Things start to heat up into something more than friendship. With the help of Braxton, Jenny may just have a special Christmas, after all."