Mistletoe And Mayhem
Contemporary Romance: Anthology, Contemporary Romance
November 1, 2004
Available in: Paperback
An unexpected visitor is about to arrive with an unexpected gift ... Will it be something wonderful or woeful, rueful or romantic... or a little bit of everything?
L In the expert hands of four unsurpassed storytellers, "the season of giving" takes on an air of mystery. Get ready for a stockingful of shockinga potent holiday punch spiked with surprises, a hearty dash of romance and a twist of murder!
The incomparable Christie Ridgway sends a shy, lonely teacher on a mundane pre-Yuletide errand that becomes the most daring, dangerous, and titillating adventure of her life.
Award-winning mystery master Katherine Hall Page's plucky sleuth Faith Fairchild discovers a Christmas miracle that comes wrapped in deception.
Judi McCoy's spirited career girl Claire St. Germaine receives a truly magical gift with very mysterious origins.
And Rebecca Mayfield, the delightful creation of Joanne Pence, discovers the hard way that Santa isn't always a saint.
Joanne Pence is an award-winning, USA Today best-selling author of the Angie Amalfi and Rebecca Mayfield mysteries as well as historical fiction, contemporary romance, romantic suspense, a fantasy, and a supernatural suspense. Her novels present a variety of times, places, and reading experiences from mysterious to thrilling, emotional to lightly humorous, as well as powerful tales of times long past.
Joanne was born and raised in San Francisco, and now makes her home in the foothills just north of Boise, Idaho. She had been president of the Boise chapter of Sisters in Crime, board member of the Popular Fiction Association of Idaho, founding member and current board member of the Idaho Writers Guild, and has held offices in the California Writers Club. A graduate of U.C. Berkeley with a master’s degree in journalism, Joanne has written for magazines, worked for the federal government, and taught school in Japan.
Her books have won or been nominated for a number of high honors, including the Willa Cather Literary Award for Historical Fiction; The Golden Quill, RWA’s RITA and Golden Heart Awards, Daphne du Maurier Award, Independent Bookseller’s Golden Scroll, and Romantic Times Career Achievement Award and Best Amateur Sleuth Award.