Mistletoe & Snow : First Impressions / Song of the West Paperback
by Nora Roberts
Have an enchanting Christmas with Nora Roberts After four years away Shane Abbot returns to her country home town to find not much has changed, except that she has a new neighbour.
Vance Banning is bad-tempered, unfriendly and too attractive.
But this winter is about to show Shane and Vance the true meaning of Christmas!
Jake Tanner was ruggedly gorgeous, but so infuriating, and Samantha Evans wanted nothing to do with him.
Until they are trapped by the snow together and suddenly Sam begins to feel her resolve melting...Contains: First Impressions and Song of the West Nora Roberts is a publishing phenomenon; this New York Times bestselling author of over 200 novels has more than 450 million of her books in print worldwide.
Praise for Nora Roberts 'The most successful novelist on Planet Earth' - Washington Post 'A storyteller of immeasurable diversity and talent' - Publisher's Weekly
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 464 pages
- Publisher: Harlequin (UK)
- Publication Date: 19/09/2014
- Category: Adult & contemporary romance
- ISBN: 9780263250176
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Review by wyvernfriend
Ah, Harlequin cashing in on Nora Roberts' fame by publishing another set of books from her backlist with a set that vaguely has an association with snow and Christmas. It's by no means her best work, both were originally published in 1984 and 1982 respectively and show the aged romance tropes of the time. Nora does a good job with the skills and tropes and produces okay romances, on these she should not be judged tho. Shane Abbott (this name did throw me a bit out of the story, to me Shane is male) returns to her country home town to find a new life for herself, she decides to create an Antiques shop and museum in her family home and asks a guy who is renovating his own house to help little knowing that the grumpy neighbour is in fact dealing with a lot of issues including his wife's murder and distrust of everyone. Pretty predictable but readable.I've read Song of the West before, still this cowboy meets out-of-town girl and discovers that he wants her is harmless entertainment.It's not the best she has done but I found them quite readable and diverting, I was looking for a bit more Christmassy to get me into the season but otherwise it was fun.