Author: Jacqueline Rhoades
Length: Novella (94pgs)
Reviewed by: CaroleDee
Things are going well in Rabbit Creek. Elizabeth has taken her duties as the Alpha's Mate to heart and as the story opens, that heart is breaking for the loneliness and isolation of one of her pack.
No one should be lonely at Christmas.
Lindy doesn't feel like she has much to celebrate. After two years of widowhood, she can barely make ends meet without the aid of her pack and while her inner wolf is ready to move on, Lindy isn't sure she can let go of the past.
New to the pack, Travis had party plans for the Holidays, but he ends up playing Santa to a pretty little widow and her pup. She's not what he was looking for, but she's exactly what he wants and his inner wolf agrees.
Now all he has to do is convince Lindy that Christmas gifts aren't always the ones you find under the tree.
Rabbit Creek Santa was a wonderfully heartfelt holiday story.
I think Elizabeth got it right when she matched up Lindy and Travis. Their personalities compliment each other perfectly. I was super impressed with the connection I felt between the two. In other novels/novellas when two characters come together so fast it seems a bit forced, but in Rabbit Creek Santa the push and pull, the angst, and the ultimate coming together seemed to flow so well that the eventual 'A-HA, We are meant to be together' moment was completely believable. Although, it did help that their inner wolves knew what the deal was the whole time ;)
With the addition of a too-cute baby, and a Christmas dinner to never be forgotten it was the perfect holiday read :)
*On a side note if you've never read any of the Wolver stories before, this might be the perfect book to introduce you to their world. It gives you the basic information you need to understand their culture, and even though it's shorter than Rhoades' other works the quality is still there. Believe me, once you read this one you'll be excited to delve into the whole series!
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