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Bah, Humbug! (A Christmas Street Romantic Comedy Novella) [Kindle Edition]

Heather Horrocks
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,481 customer reviews)

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Book Description

PG-RATED FUN

BAH, HUMBUG! (A Romantic Comedy Christmas Novella)

Lexi Anderson is an up-and-coming, Martha Stewart-type TV hostess whose two kids love the Jared Strong adventure novels, which happen to be written by their new neighbor, Kyle Miller.

For the first time in his writing career, Kyle has writer’s block--until he sees the snowman on his lawn and realizes it’s the perfect solution to his plot problem. He digs in and discovers two things: one, his villain’s weapon will fit inside a snowman's body, and two, this particular snowman was supposed to be the backdrop for Lexi’s next show.

From this improbable beginning comes friendship, but can there be a happy ending for a woman who is afraid to get close again and a man who has shadows from his childhood?

Families join together and hearts are healed as this couple goes walking in a winter wonderland.

It's a novella of about 100 pages. The paperback version will be available soon.

OTHER BOOKS BY THIS AUTHOR:

FUNNY MYSTERIES:
The Who-Dun-Him Inn series: Snowed Inn (#1)
The Bad Mothers Club series: The Bad Mothers Club (#1)

ROMANTIC COMEDIES & SUSPENSE:
Bah, Humbug! (99-cent Christmas novella)
Baby Mine, Old Money, No Sudden Moves

The Chick Flick Clique series (2012 ):
While You Were Stranded #1
Bear Foot in the Park #2
My Spare Lady #3

The LDS series:
How to Stuff a Wild Zucchini
Old Maid of Honor
Dinosaur Ball (novella)
You Just Turned 8 (a baptism book)

INSPIRATIONAL:
Women & Men Who Knew the Mortal Messiah

OTHER FEATURES:
Full working Table of Contents.


Product Details

  • File Size: 719 KB
  • Print Length: 96 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Word Garden Press (September 9, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005ME39HU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,088 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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98 of 105 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cutest Christmas Story Ever December 23, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition
Before I get into talking about this book, I just want to say that I absolutely LOVE the cover of this book; I think it's safe to say that I definitely have a cover crush!! This book was an amazing read, and it really got me into the Christmas spirit. Lexi Anderson, the main character, is a divorced mother to two children, Trista, who is 11-years-old, and Stephen, who is 7-years-old. Lexi is also a TV hostess, and is often referred to as Martha Stewart of the new millennium. In the story, Lexi Anderson meets Kyle Miller, an author who her children happen to be obsessed with, who is also their next door neighbor. When they first meet, Lexi and Kyle get off on the wrong foot and it's definitely hilarious as to why they don't get along at first. As the story goes along, you learn a lot more about both of their characters, their struggles, and even how they truly feel about one another. I absolutely loved this book, and I will definitely be reading it again...I was shocked because even though it was a short story, it ended perfectly!! My favorite part of the story was the reason they got off on the wrong foot ended up being the start of something new for them. This book made me laugh, (almost) made me cry, and it really got me into the Christmas spirit, and I loved every minute of it.

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52 of 60 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars You will love this book! December 13, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition
This was a fun, quick book to read, especially for the holiday season. It is so nice to read a clean romance novel. Heather does a wonderful job with this book as well as all of her others!
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29 of 36 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Tis the season for a short and sweet romantic novella! January 3, 2012
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Would definitely recommend this book for the holiday season. It's a very easy and quick read, it's clean and just fun! It was very well written, I could imagine what "Christmas Street" really looked like, with the snowmen and lights and decorations.

The characters were realistic and fun, I really enjoyed this book!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
By Alexmom
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The quality of the writing in this book is, overall, very good. I enjoyed the story, but as others have mentioned in reviews, it really does wrap up entirely too quickly. SPOILER ALERT: Seriously, two people meet and a week later they are engaged to be married? That was the only thing that bothered me (in a big way) and why I gave it three stars.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Clean and Festive. November 29, 2011
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I love the title and the cover. No one could say that this story wasn't festive enough, that's for sure. I enjoyed this story overall though there were a few things that bothered me. The kids seemed too mature for their age and too perfect. I also had a hard time picturing Kyle Miller. Perhaps it would have helped if I'd known more about what he looked like earlier in the story, but I kept picturing him as an older man. Like a lot older. Maybe it was just my personal problem, but his grumpy and bitter demeanor came across as older with no description to the contrary. When Lexi began to say how attractive he was, I thought, "Thank goodness!" I never really believed it though. For anyone who reads this review, go into the story knowing he's supposed to be about thirty and attractive. You'll enjoy the story more than I did, I'm sure. Still, I would recommend it if you're looking for a bit of clean romance with a strong dose of Christmas spirit.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Why the sprint to the finish? February 9, 2012
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I was enjoying the author's writing style. I was enjoying the characters. I was enjoying the developing relationship between the two main characters. Then, WHAM, I was rushed through to a marriage proposal. With a few more chapters in the middle, I think I could've given a four or even a five star rating.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Way to unbelievable! December 19, 2012
By Doug
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I love reading romance novels. Being drawn into the character is always so fun. This author starts to do that but than halfway through the book everything becomes rushed and predictable.
Spoiler: engagement in 3 days is just absolutely ridiculous. They didn't even share a date, and her kids were that accepting.
Total disappointment, I would not recommend this book to anyone.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice Christmad Tale October 23, 2012
By Danie
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Very cute unrealistic tale with the romance being modest since there are children involved but still love present between the families.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars I loved it!!!!
This was such a great book I loved it so much! I cried in some parts because it was so perfectly written and it was so touching it was the best book I have ever read keep up the... Read more
Published 1 day ago by Ok we f ed r
5.0 out of 5 stars Grinch Beware!
Such a sweet story. Can't wait for more. I love the thawing of the hearts of both characters and willingness to love again.
Published 3 days ago by Tonya Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars nostalgic
It's wonderful, light, fun and holiday bliss. Enjoyed the story and the holiday cheeriness. Thank you so much. Loved it
Published 7 days ago by mj
2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars
Cheesy! !
Published 8 days ago by mappizza
5.0 out of 5 stars Good little book!
Wife loved it.
Published 9 days ago by D. J. C.
4.0 out of 5 stars Very good book
I loved the book. Very well written. Didn't want to put the book down. I would definitely read more books by Heather Horrocks.
Published 12 days ago by K. Braun
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
cute christmas book fast and efficient delivery
Published 15 days ago by Christina Gilkes
5.0 out of 5 stars Love
This book was so sweet and romantic I loved it. If you love a romantic love comedy this is definitely for you
Published 16 days ago by Colleen Bevins
4.0 out of 5 stars slightly predictable
Would've been nice to hear how Christmas Day went with all of his family there and everyone's reaction to the upcoming wedding.
Published 17 days ago by Amy Mitchell
4.0 out of 5 stars Bah humbug
I thought it was a wonderful book and couldn't put it down.
I recommend that you should read it. Have fun+ Christmas spirit this year
Published 22 days ago by Sally sugarbaker
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More About the Author

USA TODAY and Amazon Bestselling Author HEATHER HORROCKS loves to write light-hearted romantic comedies and funny mysteries and serious inspirational books.

If you'd like to learn about her new releases, go to her website at www.BooksByHeatherHorrocks.com.

She lived overseas for her first seventeen years, waterskied through an oil slick in the Persian Gulf, partied with a Kuwaiti princess classmate, hid under the bed with her mother during a South American coup, flew in and out of the blacked-out Cairo airport mere moments before it was bombed during the Six Day War, rode a camel (and ate a camel steak), and crossed the finish line first at Utah's Miller Motorsports Park.

She's written the Christmas Street romantic comedy novellas (Bah, Humbug! and Kissing Santa), the Chick Flick Clique romantic comedy series (Pride and Precipitation and Regally Blonde), two mystery series (The Who-Dun-Him Inn and The Bad Mothers Club), and the Women Who Knew the Mortal Messiah inspirational series.

She loves clever titles and beginnings that invite a reader in to sit a spell and hopes you enjoy her stories.

She lives with her witty husband Mark and funny little dog Gus (who has his own blog at her website www.BooksByHeatherHorrocks.com) and assorted long-term visitors who tend to come in and sit for a spell here and there, too.

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