The Mistletoe Promise by: Richard Paul Evans
Amazon says: "Elise Dutton dreads the arrival of another holiday season. Three years earlier, her husband cheated on her with her best friend, resulting in a bitter divorce that left her alone, broken, and distrustful.
Then, one November day, a stranger approaches Elise in the mall food court. Though she recognizes the man from her building, Elise has never formally met him. Tired of spending the holidays alone, the man offers her a proposition. For the next eight weeks—until the evening of December 24—he suggests that they pretend to be a couple. He draws up a contract with four rules:
1. No deep, probing personal questions
2. No drama
3. No telling anyone the truth about the relationship
4. The contract is void on Christmas Day
The lonely Elise surprises herself by agreeing to the idea. As the charade progresses, the safety of her fake relationship begins to mend her badly broken heart. But just as she begins to find joy again, her long-held secret threatens to unravel the emerging relationship. But she might not be the only one with secrets."
After I did read "The Mistletoe Inn", I knew I had to check out other books by this very same amazing author. So glad I did. My hubby had a work Christmas party recently so I had a few hours to kill while he worked a half of a day & bam, I knocked this book out. A very quick read for me, LOVED IT!! Couldn't put it down, one of those books that pulls ya in & makes you want to know what will happen next. A great read for the holidays, a happy ending, who doesn't love a happy ending??! I know I sure do!!! I will definitely be looking into more books by this author, hoping for a sale or one for my kindle. We will see??! If you are looking for a great fun read written by an author that is too cool for words, check this one out!!! Beth ( :