Vacation Slumberland

After Christmas I chose to do nothing else but read. Elizabeth Hoyt's enchanting novella took me away for an afternoon of total escapism. 


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"Once Upon a Christmas Eve"     by:     Elizabeth Hoyt


Adam Rutledge, Viscount d’Arque, really rather loathes Christmas. The banal cheerfulness. The asinine party games. And, worst of all, the obligatory trip to the countryside. His grandmother, however, loves the holiday—and Adam loves his grandmother, so he’ll brave the fiercest snowstorm to please her. But when their carriage wheel snaps, they’re forced to seek shelter at the home of the most maddening, infuriating, and utterly beguiling woman he’s ever met . . .

Sarah St. John really rather loathes rakes. The self-satisfied smirks. The sly predatory gazes. Oh, and the constant witty banter rife with double meaning. But in the spirit of the season, she’ll welcome this admittedly handsome viscount into her home. But as the snowstorm rages, the Yule log crackles, and the tension rises, Sarah and Adam find themselves locked in a fiery, passionate kiss. If love is the true meaning of Christmas, it’s the one gift this mismatched pair can’t wait to unwrap.

Lingerie by: AdoreMe                        Regency Phrase: Fair gutfounded = Very hungry

What a wonderful week of reading. Lounging in this soft as silk and giving as spandex slip was a slice of heaven. Slimming cobalt set off by lacy cerulean blue makes a tempting combination and AdoreMe knows how to do it right. The only thing missing is a glass of eggnog. 


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