A little Christmas cheer early this year... All Hearts Come Home for Christmas by Sarah M. Eden, Anita Stansfield, Esther Hatch & Joanna Barker (Review & #Giveaway) @covenantlds

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All Hearts Come Home for Christmas
By Sarah M. Eden, Anita Stansfield, Esther Hatch & Joanna Barker 
Adult Historical Romance, Novella
Paperback, Audiobook & ebook, 304 Pages
September 1st 2019 by Covenant Communications


Christmas at Falstone Castle by Sarah M. Eden

The Dowager Duchess of Kielder eagerly anticipates spending Christmas with her son and his family. Though their relationship has been strained, the duchess is determined to heal the chasm. Even with the help of the widowed local vicar, her plan will take a Christmas miracle. But during this magical season, anything is possible . . . even two second chances for love.

The Heart of Christmas by Anita Stansfield

When a chance meeting brings together a gentle seamstress and a widowed banker, each lonely soul finds a first hint of hope. As their lives become entwined, it will take Christmas spirit to guide a broken family to love and healing.

'Tis the Season to Be Daring by Esther Hatch

Elizabeth Davenport has had quite enough of the London Season. Determined to evade a parade of unsuitable suitors, she seeks help from the one gentleman who has no regard for Society's rules. All of Society knows Lord Hawthorne is not interested in marriage, yet he cannot deny Miss Davenport's unique charm. And as the Christmas season works its magic, their charade begins to feel less like playacting and more like love.

The Christmas Dress by Joanna Barker

Seamstress Nell Addington is thrilled when her childhood friend Jacob Hammond commissions a dress for his sister. But when Nell realizes her feelings for Jacob run far deeper than friendship, an unexpected snowstorm—and some holiday cheer—may convince them both that love is worth fighting for.

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My Review

ALL HEARTS COME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS is a lovely novella collection of four historical romance stories set at Christmastime. Each is unique and can be read on their own, but it is a pleasure to read all four, leaving the reader with smiles and a heart full of warmth. Perfect for the Christmas season or any time a reader is seeking a little Christmas cheer.

Christmas at Falstone Castle by Sarah M. Eden

How I adored this story! Of course I'm familiar with all the characters having read Eden's previous books, which made this story so much fuller and endearingly sweet. Every time I read another story with Adam and Persephone it makes me want to go back and read Seeking Persephone again as it's still one of my favorite stories. Eden always does a marvelous job in inviting readers into the hearts of her characters and that is definitely the case here. Highly recommended!

The Heart of Christmas by Anita Stansfield

This story was sweet from beginning to end. It's like sitting and listening to a story being read that will warm your heart. The romance felt more friendly, like a love the blooms from daily friendship than from attraction and chemistry. This author's style is to tell the story more than to experience it with that characters and limited dialogue, but you can't help love her characters and enjoy seeing them find their happily-ever-after.

'Tis the Season to Be Daring by Esther Hatch

Oh my gosh! This story! I could not keep a smile off my face with the antics of these characters, the flirting, and the outright chemistry that jumped off the pages. There were also moments of depth that the author masterfully woven among the humor and romance that touched my heart, pulling emotions and a yearning for love for these two characters. A story not to be missed!

The Christmas Dress by Joanna Barker

This story starts with such a humorous scene and I loved it! It grabbed my attention immediately and created an easy introduction to the two main characters. It was fun seeing the affect they had on each other and especially how Jacob felt his world shift. He was at a loss for how to right it and then realized he didn't want to. It was enjoyable watching him try to catch Nell when he could and the way Alice caught on. I almost felt like snickering myself. I also couldn't help wanting to cheer when Jacob saves the day again a meddling woman in the end. A fabulous read!

In the end, was it what I wished for? I enjoyed each of these stories and definitely recommend grabbing this collection, especially at Christmastime. Each provided lovable characters, plenty of smiles, and the sweetness of a happily-ever-after amidst Christmas cheer.

Content: Clean
Source: I received a complimentary copy from the publisher, which did not require a positive review nor affect it in any way.

About the Authors

Sarah M. Eden is a USA Today Bestselling author of witty and charming historical romances, including AML's "2013 Novel of the Year" and Foreword Review’s 2013 “IndieFab Book of the Year” gold medal winner for Best Romance, Longing for Home, as well as 2014 Whitney Award winner for "Best Romance" and "Best Novel of the Year," Longing for Home: Hope Springs. Combining her obsession with history and affinity for tender love stories, Sarah loves crafting witty characters and heartfelt romances set against rich historical backdrops. She holds a Bachelor's degree in research and happily spends hours perusing the reference shelves of her local library. Sarah lives with her husband, kids, and mischievous dog in the shadow of a snow-capped mountain she has never attempted to ski.

Sarah is represented by Pam Howell at D4EO Literary Agency.

Anita Stansfield has been the reigning queen of LDS romantic fiction for nearly two decades, although her general market releases have been among her readers favorites. Her work has shattered the stereotypes of romance novels with her trademark ability to combine great storytelling with intense psychological depth as she focuses on the emotional struggles of the human experience. Her novels cover a huge spectrum, from the eighteenth century to the present, from heart warming to heart stopping. Hundreds of thousands of readers agree: Anita Stansfield's characters and the lives they lead are not easy to forget.

Anita is now also writing under the pseudonym Elizabeth D. Michaels. You can find her work on amazon.com.

Joanna Barker was born and raised in northern California. She discovered her love for historical fiction after visiting England as an eleven-year-old, and subsequently read every Jane Austen book she could get her hands on. After graduating Brigham Young University with a degree in English, she worked as an acquisitions editor before devoting herself full-time to writing. She enjoys music, chocolate, and reading everything from romance to science fiction. She lives in Utah and is just a little crazy about her husband and two wild-but-loveable boys.

Esther Hatch grew up on a cherry orchard in rural Utah. After high school, she alternated living in Russia to teach children English and attending Brigham Young University in order to get a degree in archaeology. She began writing when one of her favorite authors invited her to join a critique group. The only catch was she had to be a writer. Not one to be left out of an opportunity to socialize and try something new; she started on her first novel that week. Visit her at estherhatch.com.

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