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Sweet Cowboy Christmas: Sweet, Texas #3.5 by Candis Terry with Excerpt and Giveaway

Welcome to my stop for Sweet Cowboy Christmas by Candis Terry. I’ve got a review, excerpt and giveaway to share. Please don’t forget to follow the other tour stops (some have additional 12 Days of Christmas giveaways!) and don’t forget to enter the tour wide giveaway where you could win a $25.00 Amazon eGift Card and Print or Digital Set of SWEET, TEXAS Books 1-3 .

Book Review:

A Holiday novella in Candis Terry’s Sweet, Texas, this was a wonderful and heartwarming story in which a ‘cleaned up cowboy’ returns to his roots to ‘recharge.

At just 100 pages, this story packed plenty of punch: Chase is coming back to Sweet after a health scare: his years in the city have polished off the rough edges. Now he looks, and speaks like a successful east-coast businessman, unable to tell which end of the horse to feed.

At least that is the impression that Faith has when she first sees him. Well, after her appreciation of the stunning specimen on her doorstep.  Yes, insta-lust runs strong here – but then, we start to see the magic of Sweet working on these two…

With humor and some serious sizzle, these two have you ping-ponging back and forth between laughing and squirming, the banter is fast-paced and the pheromones are wafting from the first page.

The second “Sweet Texas” novella that I have read (the first was in an anthology) I enjoyed the journey and will come back for more.

Sweet Cowboy Christmas: Sweet, Texas #3.5 by Candis Terry with Excerpt and Giveaway

Title: A Sweet Cowboy Christmas
Author: Candis Terry
Genre: Contemporary Romance, Holiday Themed
Published by: Avon, Impulse
Format:eARC
Source: Publisher Via Edelweiss
Rated: One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star
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About the Book:

Mistletoe, holly, and cowboys, oh my! Christmas in Texas has never been sweeter.

Years ago, Chase Morgan traded in his dusty cowboy boots for the shimmering lights of New York City and a fast track up the corporate ladder. But when his shiny life is turned on end just in time for Christmas, Chase knows he needs to reevaluate even if that means going home to Texas to endure his least favorite holiday.

When Mr. Tall, Dark, and Smoking Hot walks through her door at the Magic Box Guest Ranch, Faith Walker sees just another handsome, rich exec looking to play cowboy for a week-at her expense. She’s sure the grumpy, but sexy as hell Scrooge will put a crimp in her holly jolly plans. Until a sizzling kiss has her seeing him in a new light.

Chase is haunted by secrets, and even though it goes entirely against her “hands off the guests” rule Faith is tempted to help him leave the past behind. As the magic of the season swirls around them, she is determined to succeed because now she is certain one sweet, cowboy Christmas will never be enough

 

 

A copy of this title was provided via Publisher Via Edelweiss for purpose of honest review. I was not compensated for this review: all conclusions are my own responsibility.

Tasty Excerpt

 

“My God, you’re gorgeous.” Passion ignited the thick arousal surging through his veins.

“You might be gorgeous too.” Her head tilted, and a smile brushed her lips. “Hard to tell with all those clothes on.”

Laughter tickled his chest, and he surrendered to the heated curiosity in her eyes. He held his arms. “Maybe you can remedy that problem.”

She came forward, and he was immediately consumed with her honeyed scent. He wanted his hands all over her–now–and he didn’t think she’d argue if he took her hard and fast. But with her, he wasn’t in for a lightning round. Tonight, he wanted a pleasure cruise.

“I hope you came prepared to play.” She smiled up at him while her fingers trailed down the front of his shirt, unbuttoning it along the way. When the cotton fabric hung free from his shoulders, her warm fingers played over his chest, ran through the short hairs, then tweaked his hard nipples.

Her soft, seductive laughter rippled through him like the slow build to a hot orgasm. Then she leaned in, kissed his chest, and slicked her tongue across his nipple. “Mmmm. Definitely gorgeous.”

Unable to bear the heavy lust pounding through his veins another second, he kicked off his shoes, yanked a rag quilt off the back of the sofa along with a couple of pillows, and tossed them on the rug in front of the fireplace. Then he pulled her up into his arms until her legs wrapped around his waist. Her sweet scent engulfed him, made him even hungrier for her.

As the fire crackled in the hearth, and Michael Bublé crooned, “Baby, please come home for Christmas,” Chase eased her down to the floor.

“Playtime’s over, sweet thing. Time to get down to business.”

 

 

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About Candis Terry

Candis Terry was born and raised near the sunny beaches of Southern California and now makes her home on an Idaho farm. She’s experienced life in such diverse ways as working in a Hollywood recording studio to chasing down wayward steers. Only one thing has remained the same: her passion for writing stories about relationships, the push and pull in the search for love, and the security one finds in their own happily ever after.

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