Well this novella, Santa to the Rescue, by Adele Downs officially helped get me into the Christmas spirit. Jamey is a new firefighter in town and being stuck with kitchen duty could never have been better for him. While shopping for breakfast he becomes fascinated with the swaying booty of Heather Longhurst. It doesn’t take long for the two to get to know each other despite Heather’s reluctance and uncertainty due to past relationships.
Take one visit from a sexy Santa, and throw in some words from her favorite Christmas song, and you have a relationship in the making. Even though the story was really short, only around 36 pages for the actual story, Downs does a great job giving you a feel for the characters. You get a glimpse at the onset of a new relationship during most people’s favorite time of year. What is best is the hero and heroine are really likeable characters. I highly recommend for a quick, pick-me-up Christmas read.
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About the Book:
Firefighter Jamey Tucker knows three things in life to be true: an honorable man doesn’t go back on his word; never hurt a woman; and lasting love isn’t a myth. But with his recent move to a new job at Appleton Fire Station, the long hours don’t offer hope of finding the love he’s looking for.
When Jamey meets beautiful pediatric nurse Heather Longhurst after hearing her sing Santa Baby in a supermarket aisle, he offers her a promise he discovers he can’t keep. Heather has been betrayed by men in the past, making it hard for Jamey to gain her trust. Determined to find a way to win her heart, Jamey uses firefighter engine-uity and Heather’s favorite song to prove he’s got Christmas spirit she can believe in all year.