White Hot Holidays, Volume 3
October 31, 2006
Available in: Trade Size
Holiday Bound by Jaci Burton (originally published as one of the Ellora's Cave Quickies, White Hot Holidays e-books)
Twas the night before Christmas and she wrote a letter, asking Santa to make her love life much better. The handcuffs and garters were all hung with care, waiting for the right man with whom she could share...
Domestic violence counselor Maria Perez is tired of being on the nice list. She wants to be naughty. When a letter to Santa falls into the hands of Detective Colin Maguire, the man who inspires her deepest, darkest fantasies, Colin sets out to make every one of Maria's kinky Christmas wishes come true.
Silent Knight by Delilah Devlin (originally published as one of the Ellora's Cave Quickies, White Hot Holidays e-books)
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Noelle Moyaux questions her gift of sight until a chance encounter with a mysterious stranger during the Christmas holiday sets her on a path to save his soul.
Magnus Thornton is a millennium-old vampire who has found evidence of an old foe's evil at work in the demolished city of New Orleans. Weary of the fight, he decides to greet the coming dawn after a night reveling in his favorite thingsa bottle of Bordeaux and a willing woman.
What starts as a night of sensual delights, ends in a revelation of mutual discovery when Noelle quickly creeps into his heart. The ancient vampire, so jaded from life he never speaks, must now persuade her to flee the city before it's too late.
Jessamyn's Christmas Gift by N.J. Walters (originally published as one of the Ellora's Cave Quickies, White Hot Holidays e-books)
It's Christmas Eve and Jessamyn Parker waits by the fireside in her boyfriend's house. She expects him home any minute after being away for three months on business. Clad only in a slinky teddy and sprawled beneath the Christmas tree, she plans to surprise him. But instead of her boyfriend, a complete stranger surprises her.
Caleb Morgan is the new sheriff, and unbeknownst to her, he is also the new owner of the house. Jessamyn flees back to her own home, determined to forget not only her boyfriend's betrayal, but also the heated desire that Caleb has sparked within her.
While Jessamyn is shocked by his appearance, Caleb is enthralled by her. But Jessamyn has had more than enough of men. Now, one year later, it's Christmas time again, and Jessamyn is still swearing off men. But Caleb has other ideas. The only thing he wants for Christmas is the same thing he wanted last year and didn't quite getJessamyn Parker under his tree.
Santa's Helpers by Jennifer Dunne (originally published as one of the Ellora's Cave Quickies, White Hot Holidays e-books)
All I want for Christmas is...
Well, it isn't her two front teeth, that's for sure. It's tall and lean and fills out a pair of elf britchesfront and backin a way that has Marissa wishing for one Christmas present above all others... Jingle Elf.
Marissa had no idea how tough being a mall elf at Christmas could bedealing with screaming babies, drunken Santas, and rampaging reindeer. But the hardest part of the job is not letting Dean, aka Jingle, her hunky coworker, know she's having secret fantasies about him ravishing her in the darkness of Santa's Toy Shop. Fantasies that are hot enough to melt the fake snow.
On Christmas Eve, she finally risks telling him about her feelings, only to discover he's been fantasizing about her as well. With the help of some props from Santa's Wonderland, Dean proves he's really Santa's Helper when he makes all her Christmas wishes come true.
Christmas Lovers by Jan Springer (originally published as one of the Ellora's Cave Quickies, White Hot Holidays e-books)
Kidnap Fantasies Inc., a top secret kidnapping and fantasy organization.
Sergeant Connor Jordan, wounded in Iraq and sent back to the States to recuperate, can't stop secretly fantasizing about his sexy nurse. When his three brothers give him a holiday gift certificate to Kidnap Fantasies, Inc., Connor knows he'll act on it, if only to help him forget his wickedly delicious attraction to Nurse Sparks. Hmm...and then there's that secret little male-male fantasy he wouldn't mind trying...
Nurse Tangle Sparks has always been purely professional with her injured soldiers...until she meets sinfully sexy Sergeant Connor Jordan. He makes her body throb with an intense need she's never had before. But the last thing she wants to do is to get involved.
So what's a girl supposed to do to relieve her sexual frustrations? Call her secret part-time employer Kidnap Fantasies and have them supply her with a man who'll help her forget her sexy soldier.
When Tangle and Connor unexpectedly come together at a secluded mountain chalet during the holiday weekend, their love explodes in a ménage of passion, mind-blowing sex and sensuous desires that will tangle them forever.
'Twas the Knight Before Christmas by J.C. Wilder (originally published as one of the Ellora's Cave Quickies, White Hot Holidays e-books)
Star Whitefeather is a dedicated social worker who spends her days investigating alleged child abuse calls. But her nights she gives over to dreams of one handsome deputy sheriff, Justice Knight. Tall, blond and sexy as hell, he's the stuff dreams are made ofhers, specifically.
But for Christmas, she has one fervent wishto not be alone. And in case Santa or an angel is listening...she'd prefer to be "not alone" with Justice Knight. If he comes naked, wearing nothing but a big red bow, then all the better.
Driving home in a blizzard after a call Christmas Eve, Star remembers nothing after hitting her head in a car accident, until she wakes up naked in Justice's arms the next morning, unable to remember just how she got there.
But for now, all she can think is one thing...let it snow, let it snow, let it snow...
White Christmas by Marilyn Lee (originally published as one of the Ellora's Cave Quickies, White Hot Holidays e-books)
I'm dreaming of a...
Seven years ago, Taylor Danford's heart and her dreams of sharing a special white Christmas with her lover, Mark, were shattered when Mark married another. After she learns Mark is divorced, Taylor returns to small town Tanning, determined to seduce Mark into a brief holiday fling before returning to New York.
To her surprise, the moment she and Mark are alone, she finds not only mistletoe, but a pair of handcuffs dangling above his bedroom door. With seduction and domination on his mind, Mark finally delivers on his promise of a special white Christmas as Taylor showers him with all the sweet brown sugar he can handle.
Miss Behavior by Ann Wesley Hardin (originally published as one of the Ellora's Cave Quickies, White Hot Holidays e-books)
Lorna Merryfield lives for her job so completely she plans a work-related celebration on New Year's Eve. Unfortunately, the small plane carrying her there breaks down. And the near-death rush of the emergency landing has an unexpectedly fiery effectshe wants to get down and dirty with her sexy pilot.
When a blizzard leaves them stranded, she seizes the opportunity to live the fantasy of raw, hungry sex. For both parties to give it everything they've got. Just for one, spectacular night. Then she'll carry on, business as usual.
Gage Archer has had the hots for Lorna for years and is more than happy to make her dream come true. Although he owns and operates the air taxi service, he believes in working to live, not living to work. Throughout the long, blistering night he resolves to give her not only the carnal fireworks she desires, but to launch her into a new year and a new life. With him.
And plenty of misbehavior.
N.J. Walters is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who has always been a voracious reader, and now she spends her days writing novels of her own. Vampires, werewolves, dragons, time-travelers, seductive handymen, and next-door neighbors with smoldering good looks---all vie for her attention. It's a tough life, but someone's got to live it