The Last Chance Christmas Ball

by Jo Beverley, Patricia Rice, Mary Jo Putney, Nicola Cornick, Joanna Bourne

Zebra Books

Regency

September 27, 2016

ISBN-10: 1420138596

ISBN-13: 9781420138597

Available in: Paperback (reprint)

The Last Chance Christmas Ball
by Jo Beverley, Patricia Rice, Mary Jo Putney, Nicola Cornick, Joanna Bourne

“Each author’s unique style and storytelling talents are at their best, gifting readers one scrumptious treat after another…glowing with the joy and romance of the yuletide.” —RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars

Christmas 1815. Upstairs and downstairs, Holbourne Hall is abuzz with preparations for a grand ball to celebrate the year’s most festive—and romantic—holiday. For at the top of each guest’s wish list is a last chance to find true love before the New Year…

A chance meeting beneath the mistletoe, a stolen glance across the dance floor—amid the sumptuous delicacies, glittering decorations, and swell of the orchestra, every duchess and debutante, lord and lackey has a hopeful heart. There’s the headstrong heiress who must win back her beloved by midnight—or be wed to another….the spinster whose fateful choice to relinquish love may hold one more surprise for her…a widow yearning to glimpse her long-lost love for even one sweet, fleeting interlude …a charming rake who finds far more than he bargained for. And many other dazzling, romantic tales in this star-studded collection that will fill your heart and spice up your holidays…

Originally published October 2015 in trade paperback and eBook by Kensington.



Jo Beverley's Bio

Passed away May 23, 2016.

Jo Beverley is one the few authors writing English-set historical romance who is English. She was born and raised in England, and has a degree in English history from Keele University in Staffordshire. She and her husband emigrated to Canada, but have now returned to England. They have two sons.

Though Jo started to write as a young child, it was only in the eighties that she began to think that it was something ordinary people could do, and after a talk at a local library, she settled to seriously writing her first historical romance.

Now, she is the author of over thirty romance novels and many novellas — see Jo Beverley’s booklist which have brought her many awards, including five RITA awards from the Romance Writers of America and awards from Romantic Times including two Career Achievement awards. She is a member of the RWA Honor Roll, and the RWA Hall of Fame.

Read Jo Beverley’s full bio here.