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Published by Kensington on August 30th 2016
Genres: Anthology, Contemporary, Fiction, General, Halloween, Holiday, Romance
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Welcome to Moonbright, Maine…Where the scents of donuts and cider waft through the crisp night air…with just a hint of magic. It’s time for the annual Halloween costume party at the cottage on Pumpkin and Vine, the perfect place to celebrate the pleasures of the season. Guests return to the picturesque B & B year after year to snuggle up in its cozy rooms, explore the quiet, tree-lined streets and enjoy all the spooky fun of the holiday. But local legend whispers that it’s also a place where wishes have a strange way of coming true. For three unsuspecting revelers, it’s going to be an enchanted weekend of candy corn kisses and midnight black kittens, along with some real Halloween surprises—the kind that make your heart skip a beat—for many more celebrations to come…
“Fast-paced. Fun characters.” —Lori Foster, New York Times bestselling author on Kate Angell “An author to watch out for.” --RT Book Reviews on Jennifer Dawson “A writer with a fresh new voice.” –Jodi Thomas, New York Times bestselling author on Sharla Lovelace
The Cottage on Pumpkin and Vine is an anthology of Halloween inspired tales fit for any romance lover. Although the tales sound supernatural in nature due to the ancient, allegedly magical house located between Pumpkin and Vine street where anyone who stays under the roof of the inn on Hallows Eve will find their true love. Each character and couple experience their own strange experience while staying at the Rose Cottage where they realize or meet their true love.
Charmed By You by Kate Angell
Jack and Chole, best friends, are on their way to visit Chole’s aunt in Moonbright, Maine when her aunt informs them the house is having bug issues. Chole and Jack are forced to stay at the B&B Rose Cottage for Halloween. The couple realize that they have been avoiding their mutual attraction and their search for love has been flawed because they have already met their true match.
Mesmerized by You by Jennifer Dawson
Meanwhile, local fix-it man and philanthropist Cade carries a supreme dislike for Halloween, has his mind changed by a challenging woman who sells Halloween costumes for a living. Cade must get Rose Cottage Bed and Breakfast in full spooktacular order before the guests of the annual Halloween party arrive. The woman, Grace, arranging the decorating of Rose Cottage’s annual Halloween party is making the job a Cade’s worst nightmare. When Cade’s men quit because of Grace, Cade is left to do the decorating on his own, his opinion of Grace begins to change. Even though Cade haw known Grace his entire life, they realize they don’t know each other at all and explore the chance for something more. The two fall for one another and Cade begins to understand the spirit of Halloween.
Enchanted by You by Sharla Lovelace
Sydney’s first love abandoned her the night of high school graduation, a lesson she’s used to ensure no one can ever hurt her like she was that night. Sawyer, small town town fix-it and local good boy found the small town of Moonbright right when he needed it years ago. No one knows where Sawyer came from, but everyone knows he carries deep pain from his past. When Sydney is forced to go to Moonbright to finish a legal case, Sydney and Sawyer revisit the night that changed the course of their lives forever. Can they forgive?
The Cottage on Pumpkin and Vine is an anthology with a little bit of something for everyone: erotic exploration, finding new love where you least expect it and the one that got away. The best of all with this selection of stories: all three tales are happy endings. A perfect set of romantic tales for those looking for Halloween without horror and gore.