A collection of Australian Christmas stories that will warm your heart with the magic of the holiday season
The Six Rules of Christmas by Penelope Janu
Picking up the reins of her father's law practice, Ariella Blake has made a place for herself in small–town Warrandale. But when stand–in farrier Jack Adamson blows in for the holidays, with his good looks and infuriating evasiveness, he challenges her to embrace the rules of Christmas. Step by step, will Christmas – and Jack – get under her skin?
The Drover Comes Home for Christmas by Darry Fraser
December 1889. To save his drought–stricken farm, Shep Miller is droving his remaining cattle overland in a desperate bid to reach the last sale before Christmas. Widow Jenny Wickley is glad to take in his two children during his absence, hoping to help the neighbour she has long admired. But when peculiar swaggies turn up with letters and a touch of magic, a mystery is uncovered that will put all their lives in danger. Will the drover make it home in time?
Newborn Baby for Christmas by Fiona Lowe
Georgie and Hamish have been best friends forever. So Hamish can't refuse when Georgie asks him for the Christmas present she's spent her whole life waiting for – a baby! But seeing a very pregnant Georgie changes everything. Not only is Hamish going to be a father, suddenly he's falling for the mother of his child…
A Tale of Three Christmases by Eva Scott
When Geoff met Lexi… Turning her small farm into a B&B seems the perfect way to make ends meet after the death of her husband. Not having to face Christmas alone is a bonus for Lexi. But when her first booking, attractive businessman Geoff, arrives everything she thought she needed changes. Can strangers from different worlds to find lasting love? Or does fate have surprising plans?
The Christmas Wish by Jacquie Underdown
Returning home, schoolteacher Brielle hopes a quiet Christmas will quash the ever–present feeling that she no longer belongs anywhere. For single dad, Luke, romance is off the agenda – no matter how appealing his teenage antagonist Brielle has become. It's not only his heart that's at risk – it's that of his young daughter. But after a Christmas wish is cast, the spirit of Christmas conspires to create some holiday magic. Will a Christmas fete change fate?