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Sunshine Vicram is back!


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He can’t resist a puzzle…


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She lives for thrills. He’s tasked with keeping her safe…


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The acclaimed Martha’s Vineyard series returns for more romance, drama, and intrigue!


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The USA Today bestselling author of When We Believed in Mermaids returns with a tale of two generations of women reconciling family secrets and past regrets.


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Two sets of lives, Coded messages, will history repeat itself?


Excerpt of Holiday Sparks by Shannon Stacey

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Carina Press
December 2010
On Sale: December 6, 2010
Featuring: Scott Quinn; Chloe Burke
ISBN: 1426890850
EAN: 9781426890857
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Romance Contemporary

Also by Shannon Stacey:

Their Christmas Baby Contract, November 2020
e-Book
More Than Neighbors, June 2020
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
One Christmas Eve, October 2019
e-Book
One Summer Weekend, August 2019
e-Book
Flare Up, February 2019
Mass Market Paperback
Under Control, September 2018
Mass Market Paperback
Hot Response, May 2018
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
What It Takes: A Kowalski Reunion Novel, March 2017
Mass Market Paperback
Homecoming, September 2016
Paperback / e-Book
Fully Ignited, March 2016
Paperback / e-Book
Controlled Burn, December 2015
Paperback / e-Book
Defending Hearts, November 2015
Paperback / e-Book
Heat Exchange, September 2015
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Under the Lights, June 2015
Paperback / e-Book
Her Holiday Man, November 2014
e-Book
Falling for Max, August 2014
Paperback / e-Book
No Place to Hide, August 2014
Paperback / e-Book
Falling For Max, August 2014
Paperback / e-Book
Taken With You, April 2014
Paperback / e-Book
Snowbound with the CEO, November 2013
e-Book
No Surrender, August 2013
Paperback / e-Book
All He Ever Desired, March 2013
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Be Mine, February 2013
Paperback / e-Book
All He Ever Dreamed, November 2012
e-Book
All He Ever Desired, October 2012
e-Book
All He Ever Needed, September 2012
e-Book
Slow Summer Kisses, June 2012
e-Book
Yours To Keep, March 2012
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Undeniably Yours, February 2012
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Exclusively Yours, January 2012
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Mistletoe and Margaritas, December 2011
e-Book
Mistletoe and Margaritas, December 2011
e-Book
Holiday Kisses, December 2011
e-Book
Yours To Keep, June 2011
e-Book
Naughty and Nice, December 2010
e-Book
Holiday Sparks, December 2010
e-Book
Undeniably Yours, November 2010
e-Book
Exclusively Yours, July 2010
e-Book
Out of This World Lover, January 2009
Paperback
Talons, January 2007
Trade Size (reprint)
72 Hours, June 2006
e-Book
Forever Again, January 2006
e-Book

Excerpt of Holiday Sparks by Shannon Stacey

Chapter 1

House sitting her childhood home seemed like a good idea until the microwave blew up and the lights went out.

Okay, so the microwave didn't exactly blow up—it was more of a pop—and it wasn't all of the lights, but Chloe Burke wouldn't be trusting her laptop to her parents' kitchen outlets anytime soon. It was still light outside, but on an early December day in Maine darkness fell fast and early, so she grabbed a flashlight before venturing down into the basement.

Where she found some ancient, round, screw-in things instead of a neat row of circuit breakers. Since her skill set ran to designing websites rather than poking her fingers into faulty electrical systems, it was time to call a professional.

The phonebook was in the same kitchen drawer phonebooks had been kept in for as long as Chloe could remember, and a handwritten sheet of frequently used numbers was still tucked inside the cover. The paper wasn't yellow and didn't fall apart in her hand, so hopefully the info was from the current decade at least. And because her parents were more than comfortable in the '80s, they still had an old-fashioned, corded phone that didn't need juice to work. That was good since her cellphone's battery was almost dead.

The name of the company she remembered her parents using had been crossed out and a new name—Quinn Electric—and a number were squeezed in next to electrician. The name was familiar, but she couldn't quite place it. A friend of her dad, maybe.

Despite the fact it was probably past regular business hours, the phone was answered on the second ring. "Quinn Electric."

An incredibly sexy voice, so probably not one of her dad's VFW buddies. "Hi. I know it's late, but I think I have an electrical problem. I turned the microwave on and the lights went out."

"That's definitely an electrical problem."

Under the initial sexy impact, his voice was warm and had a touch of humor that had her twirling the cord around her finger like a teenage girl. "The furnace is still running, so I guess it's not an emergency, but—"

"Where's your house?"

"It's actually my parents' house." She gave him the address and crossed her fingers. Maybe it wasn't really an emergency, but she wasn't a big fan of the dark, either.

He chuckled, a delicious sound that seemed to vibrate through the phone line and into her body. "This must be Chloe. Did John and Anna at least get on their ship before you broke their house?"

The curse of the small town. "Yes, they're safely at sea. And I checked the electrical box, by the way. Or I tried to, but I didn't find circuit breakers, which I at least know what to do with."

"I've been trying to talk your old man into ditching those old fuses and upgrading his service for a while, but he's, uh..."

"Cheap?"

"I was going to say frugal."

"I'm not, so can we set up a time for you to fix the fuse or whatever it is you have to do to get my lights back on?"

"I just finished up at the Fosters, so I'll be there in ten minutes."

"Oh. Can't beat that kind of service."

Excerpt from Holiday Sparks by Shannon Stacey
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