With so many of his seven sons scattered, the holiday holds little joy for the Earl of Campion until the arrival of an intriguing young widow.
Lady Warwick trusts no man, even the legendary Campion. But a winter storm forces her to seek shelter at his castle, where the festivities—and her enigmatic host—are like nothing she has ever known.
Can the Twelve Days of Christmas thaw Campion’s famous reserve and melt the lady’s heart?
Deborah Simmons is a talented writer whose stories I always look forward to reading - and this one is no exception. An Unexpected Guest is at its heart, the simple story of two nice people falling in love at Christmastime. Mmmmm. What could be more romantic? – All About Romance
USA Today bestselling author Deborah Simmons is a two-time RITA Finalist and author of historical romances originally published by Avon, Harlequin, and Berkley, as well as a romantic comedy.
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USA Today bestselling author Deborah Simmons began her career as a journalist, but left nonfiction for the world of happily ever afters. She’s written historical romances originally published by Avon, Harlequin, and Berkley, as well as a romantic comedy.
Her books A Lady of Distinction and The Gentleman Thief were finalists in Romance Writers of America’s annual RITA competition. Two other releases, The Gentleman's Quest and Glory and the Rake (now titled Glory and the Duke), were up for The Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence for Mystery/Suspense. And her work has been translated and published in more than thirty countries, with graphic novel editions available for some titles.
She believes in strong heroines, wry humor, a touch of mystery, and love that can’t be denied.