The Heart of Christmas

The Heart of Christmas

By Mary Balogh; Nicola Cornick; Courtney Milan

Harlequin Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780373774272, 378pp.

Publication Date: September 22, 2009

Description
"A Handful of Gold"
A love story from "New York Times" bestselling author Mary Balogh
Not only is Julian Dare dashing and wealthy, but he's the heir to an earldom. So what do you get a man who has everything? Innocent and comely Verity Ewing plans on giving Julian her heart the most precious gift of all.
"The Season for Suitors"
An original romance from Nicola Cornick
After some close encounters with rakes in which she was nearly compromised, heiress Clara Davenport realizes that she needs some expert advice. And who better for the job than Sebastian Fleet, the most notorious rake in town? But the tutelage doesn't go quite as planned, as both Sebastian and Clara find it difficult to remain objective when it comes to lessons of the heart
"This Wicked Gift"
An original romance from Courtney Milan
Lavinia Spencer has been saving her hard-earned pennies to provide her family with Christmas dinner. Days before the holiday, her brother is swindled, leaving them owing more than they can ever repay. Until a mysterious benefactor offers to settle the debt. Innocent Lavinia is stunned by what the dashing William White wants in return. Will she exchange a wicked gift for her family's fortune?


About the Author
New York Times bestselling, multi-award-winning author Mary Balogh grew up in Wales, land of sea and mountains, song and legend. She brought music and a vivid imagination with her when she came to Canada to teach. There she began a second career as a writer of books that always end happily and always celebrate the power of love.

Diplomee d Histoire a l universite de Londres, Nicola Cornick a connu le succes des la publication de son premier livre, aux Etats-Unis et en Angleterre. Ses romans se caracterisent par le gout de l aventure, du mystere, mais aussi par des personnages extremement vivants et un reel talent pour l intrigue.

USA Today bestselling author Nicola Cornick has written over thirty historical romances for Harlequin and HQN Books. She has been nominated twice for a RWA RITA Award and twice for the UK RNA Award. She works as a historian and guide in a seventeenth century house. In 2006 she was awarded a Masters degree with distinction from Ruskin College, Oxford, where she wrote her dissertation on heroes.