By Cecilia Grant
Voted most sensible brief Story/Novella in All approximately Romance's 2014 Reader Poll
IT must have BEEN SIMPLE...
With yet another errand to go--the buy of a looking falcon--Andrew Blackshear has Christmas thoroughly below keep watch over. As his sister's imminent marriage indications the inevitable drifting-apart of the Blackshear kinfolk, it truly is his final likelihood to offer his siblings this type of memorable, well-planned vacation their mom and dad may by no means appear to provide.
He has no time to dawdle, no time for nonsense, and positively no time to force the falconer's vexing, impulsive, lush-lipped, midnight-haired daughter to a home celebration sooner than heading domestic. So why the satan did he conform to just do that?
IT could not BE extra DELICIOUSLY MIXED-UP...
Lucy Sharp has been ready all her too-quiet existence for an event, and he or she capability to utilize this one. she is going to benefit from the condo celebration as not anyone has ever loved a home get together ahead of, and in the intervening time she will get pleasure from each minute within the corporation of amusingly stern, formidably right, outrageously good-looking Mr. Blackshear. permit him disapprove of her all he likes--it's no longer as if they are going to see one another back after today.
...or will they? while a carriage mishap and a storm from snow strand the pair miles wanting their vacation spot, threatening them with scandal and jeopardizing all their Christmas plans, they're going to need to interact to avoid wasting the vacation from catastrophe. And alongside the best way they only may perhaps study that the simplest adventures are those you by no means might have suggestion to plan.
A Christmas long gone completely unsuitable is an extended novella/short novel of approximately 62,000 phrases. it is a prequel to the already-available Blackshear relatives sequence. The ebook comprises an excerpt of approximately 5600 phrases from A girl Awakened; the novella itself ends at concerning the ninety% mark in your e-reader.
Blackshear relatives series:
Book .5 - A Christmas long gone completely Wrong
Book 1 - A woman Awakened
Book 2 - A Gentleman Undone
Book three - A girl Entangled
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Extra resources for A Christmas Gone Perfectly Wrong: A Blackshear Family novella (Blackshear Family series Book 0)
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