Saturday, November 1, 2014

New Regency romance in time for Christmas!

Award winning Regency author Donna Hatch has long been one of my favorite Regency romance authors! (Read an interview I did with Donna way back in 2009. See? I've been a fan a long time! Interview) I just discovered that she has a brand new Regency short story coming out for Christmas, and it's available for pre-order NOW! 

A Christmas Reunion, the Gift of a Second Chance

Heartbroken that her betrothed has wed another woman, Emily is determined to pick up the pieces of her life and enjoy Christmas with her family.

Newly returned from war, Bennett holds a secret and will do anything to ensure Emily, his only true love, never discovers it...even if it means losing her.

Fate reunites the star-crossed lovers and reveals the truth that will either unite them or drive them apart forever.

 The Gift of a Second Chance,  published by The Wild Rose Press, will be available in digital format everywhere ebooks are sold starting November 5, 2014

Donna says: It's not part of a series but it might feel like to readers because I seem to be enamored with long lost lovers reuniting, and also with chance meetings at a wayside inn. I'm sure a psychologist would read something into that but hey, I don't question the muse. 

I chose the heroine’s name Emily because the root Latin word is Emil, meaning rival. In A Christmas Reunion, there is a rival for the man Emily loves, but it’s not who she thinks. A secondary meaning for Emily is ‘to prevail’ which Emily does and wins back the man she loves, but not in a way she’d ever imagined.


She should step away. She really should. Allowing him to hold her created a long­absent sense of wholeness. As safety enveloped her, her shuddering eased and her tears faded to hiccups. He held her close, so strong and protective. She inhaled his aftershave, something clean and earthy and faintly spicy. The warmth of his body brought familiar comfort. She ached to kiss away all her hurt and loneliness. She ached to restore the love they’d once shared. She ached to be complete again. But he didn’t love her. He’d jilted her for another.

Pre-order (or order) your copy of A Christmas Reunion here.

1 comment:

historical romance author, Donna Hatch said...

Thanks so much for helping me get the word about about my newest novella on your blog!