November in North Pole, Alaska brings families together to celebrate
Thanksgiving as well as an increase in letters to Santa from children in
need of a little Christmas magic.
Ivy Templeton, North Pole’s newest business owner, could use a little
Christmas magic herself. She’s determined to do most of the rehab work
on the Shining Star Bed and Breakfast alone, but her only guest, author
Jonah Stark, keeps offering his assistance despite the fact that he’s
supposed to be writing his latest thriller. In spite of her past
experiences being burned by lying boyfriends, she struggles to keep
Jonah at a distance, drawn to him emotionally and physically. He seems
to be a guy she can really trust.
Jonah Stark is a private investigator by day and a thriller author
wanna-be by night. Hired by a woman claiming to be Ivy’s sister, he
arrives at the bed and breakfast to dig into Ivy’s background. Deceiving
Ivy about his true reasons for being there doesn’t sit well, especially
as he begins to develop feelings for her, but he’s a professional, and
revealing to Ivy why he’s there isn’t part of his job.
However, when unexpected truths about the investigation come to light,
Jonah is forced reveal himself to protect the woman he loves—with his
life if he has to. Will Ivy forgive and forget long enough to give him a