It´s beginning to taste a lot like Christmas...or so Kara Hastings hopes. Her new cookie business is off to a promising start, until a pesky stranger makes her doubt her success beyond the holiday season. Determined not to let him get her down, Kara takes him up on a slightly unrealistic challenge - to win this year´s Holiday House contest...with gingerbread!
Tripp Peterson is happy to take a break from his private equity firm for a few weeks and kick back in the sleepy town of Briar Creek, but his aunt, the town´s innkeeper, has other plans for his stay. Hoping to drive a little more traffic to the inn, she´s decided to enter the annual holiday decorating contest, and she thinks her business-minded nephew is just the man who can help. It wasn´t exactly what he had in mind for Christmas, but then either was falling in love...with the competition.
Having grown up in New England, Olivia Miles attended McGill University in Montreal, Quebec before settling in Chicago where she lives with her husband, their daughter, and two ridiculously pampered pups.
When she is not chasing after her little ones, she is hard at work creating feisty heroines and alpha heroes with a heart. A city girl with a fondness for small-town charm, Olivia enjoys highlighting both ways of life in her stories.