Spotlight On – A Regency Christmas Carol by Christine Merrill


Inspired by the many weekly memes that book-bloggers use to talk about books — whether it’s one that’s not yet released or one that’s been sitting in their to-be-read piles for years.

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To kicked off my new weekly feature, I should explain why I decided to create one instead of just joining the many different memes out there.  Simple.  I wanted just one weekly meme that was flexible.  With this feature, I can plan out a theme for a month, I can talk about an upcoming release or something that’s been sitting on my shelves for years, or I can talking about a series as a whole or an author.

So, with that out of the way. . .

The theme for the next four weeks will be. . .

Christmas! (like you couldn’t tell from the post title)

The first book I picked is written by one of my favorite Harlequin Historical writers. It was published in 2011 and it is one of the books I didn’t get to during last year’s Christmas reading challenge (I’m way behind reading category romances and I hope to rectify that in the new year). As you can tell by the title, the author based the story on Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.  I’m looking forward to reading it.

Other Christmas-themed books by this author (linked to my review):

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A Regency Christmas Carol

A Regency Christmas Carol (Christine Merrill)

Title: A Regency Christmas Carol
Author: Christine Merrill
Series: N/A
Published: 2011
Genre: Historical Romance

From Goodreads: Born into poverty, Joseph Stratford’s clever mind has made him a rich mill owner, but he has earned himself a wicked reputation among the villagers of Fiddleton. Only firebrand Barbara Lampett can see beyond the cold heart of this gentleman in disguise.When visited by ghosts of Christmas past, present and future Joseph is brought down to earth with three thumps! But as the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve, has Joseph left it too late to claim the beautiful Barbara and enjoy learning the most delicious Christmas lesson of all?

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