I don't know about you, but I have been in the holiday mood for weeks already! The cover of this book makes me want to put up my tree! Ha! I am waiting (until Friday at least).. Enjoy ..
Timeless Keepsakes :
A Collection of Christmas Stories
Ruth A Casie, Lita Harris,
Emma Kaye, Nicole S. Patrick, & Julie Rowe
Publication: Timeless Scribes Publishing ( Nov. 11, 2013)
Length : 270 pages
Cover Artist : Alchemy Book Covers & Design
Genres: Historical, Contemporary, Time Travel, Military, Medical Romances
The magic of Christmas is in the memories we hold dear and those precious treasures that remind us of the past. Join us as our Timeless Keepsakes take us on five remarkable journeys that heal old wounds, remind us of days gone by, play matchmaker, sweep us back in time and prove that love can conquer all.
She would give up her last breath for him. He would give up everything to guard her well and love her more.
Christmas Spirits ~ Lita Harris
A widow's everlasting love is renewed by the memories of the holiday season.
Granting Her Wish ~ Emma Kaye
She doesn't belong in his time and he doesn't belong back home. Could they belong to each other?
Letter from St. Nick ~ Nicole S. Patrick
She's trying to save her home and he's never had one until now. Can an unexpected gift lead their hearts to the same place?
Secret Santa ~ Julie Rowe
A nurse grieving the death of her twin brother receives an unusual gift at the staff secret Santa party : the bullet that killed him along with a message of hope and love.
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A guest post from author Julie Rowe :
Christmas is a time for family, but for the first time, one of my daughters no longer lives at home. I’m an empty-nester (almost!). Decorating the house and the tree isn’t the same. Baking cookies isn’t the same either. I feel like I’m missing a limb. I am missing my daughter, even though I know she’ll be back to celebrate Christmas with the family in time for the big day. I’ve got a light on at the end of my lonesome tunnel, but what about all those who’ve lost loved ones at this time of year?
For anyone who’s lost a friend or a family member anywhere near Christmas or the New Year, the festive season doesn’t feel so festive. It turns out that the number of people who’ve experienced this kind of loss isn’t small. A couple of years ago, a study was done on death rates in the United States and it turns out that Christmas and New Year’s Days are the two deadliest days of the year. The increase is as high as 10%. No one seems to know the cause of this, but what is clear is that for many people, Christmas is a difficult day. If you know someone who’s lost an important person in their life during the Christmas season, make a special note to spend time with them. Love is the greatest healer.
The heroine in my story, SECRET SANTA, is a nurse grieving the death of her twin brother. She discovers the healing power of love when she receives an unexpected gift at the staff Secret Santa party which leads her to discover her brother left her a secret message of hope.
I hope you have a Merry Christmas!
Julie Rowe's first career as a medical lab technologist in Canada took her to the Northwest Territories and northern Alberta, where she still resides. She loves to include medical details in her romance novels, but admits she'll never be able to write about all her medical experience because , " No one would believe them!" In addition to writing contemporary and historical medical romance, and fun romantic suspense for Entangled Publishing and carina Press, Julie has a short story in The Mammoth Book of ER Romance (Sept. 2013). Her book Saving the Rifleman (book one of the War Girls series) won the novella category of the 2013 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence. Her writing also appeared in several magazines such as Today's Parent, Reader's Digest (Canada), Canadian Living, and Romantic Times Magazine.