DON'T OPEN TILL CHRISTMAS
Can two people who hate Christmas find holiday love? Noelle Bradenton has too many bad Christmas memories to be excited about the holidays. When a man dressed as Santa Claus robs the Give a Kid a Christmas fund at the Chicago center she runs, the similarly jaded Detective Mark Santori comes to investigate. He thinks this is a holiday exploited by retailers, but robbing kids at Christmas is a new low. Noelle is only interested in sex with a stranger, and Mark is determined to be that stranger. This holiday story is heartwarming, with two charming families, a town called Christmas and the birth of a child. Don't Open Till Christmas (4.5) by Leslie Kelly is a present in itself where the humor and the sizzling sex never stop.