Anne Stuart, Tina Leonard and Marion Lennox
Harlequin, Nov 2008, $5.99
"Claus and Effect" by Anne Stuart. Boston police officer James Fitzpatrick is stunned when he is suspected of a homicide and a jewel theft. When he heard rumors that Dr. Ellie Pollard possesses information that will prove his innocence, dressed as Santa he abducts her.
"Caught at Christmas" by Tina Leonard. Librarian Jean Norville comes to the Southfork Texas Wedding Chapel to serve as the maid of honor at her best friend's marriage. Just prior to the wedding, shots are fired. The bride’s brother former Texas Ranger Sam Broadbent tries to keep Jean safe.
"Candy Canes and Crossfire" by Marion Lennox. Sam’s sister attorney Molly finds her ceremony to Tommy O’Bannon disrupted by gunfire. Molly finds refuge with Joe Cartland and his three preadolescent orphaned children of his late sister.
These are three well written interrelated exciting holiday romantic suspense thrillers that readers will relish.