In The Christmas House by Jennifer Greene, Sebastian and Jessamine help someone in trouble only to find themselves the recipients of a gift that neither of them believes they need or deserve.

Dr. Maggie Taylor in Jackie Merritts Maggies Miracle is determined to cure her sisters illness. All she needs is to convince one particular researcher to work for her.

Nico and Esme were very much in love in Barbara Boswells The Holiday Heir but the political restrictions of their countries ripped them apart.

These are sensual stories with the characters all dealing with various emotions and challenges life has brought their way. (Nov., 384 pp., $6.50)

Reviewed by: 
Pamela Tullos