A Christmas in Time

Eugenia Riley Classics
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In modern-day London, cynical reporter Jason Burke greets his current assignment of covering the Christmas Candlelight Tours with all the “Bah Humbug!” of a true Ebenezer Scrooge. Then a cryptic invitation takes him to the historic Simmons Hotel, where the “ghost” of lovely Annie Simmons leads him on a haunted, poignant tour of the deserted mansion. At once Jason is captivated by his ethereal tour guide, especially when the forlorn beauty tells him that she died on the hotel staircase in 1852, when she learned that her true love deserted her.

Soon Jason is transported back in time to meet the real Annie Simmons as a flesh-and-blood woman, and to experience firsthand the wonders of celebrating Christmas with her in Dickens’s England. But Jason finds he has arrived at a juncture in time only weeks before Annie will die! He has been warned that his time here will be limited, and he fears Annie is under the spell of a rival, a cad who will surely betray her and cause her death! In order to rescue Annie, Jason must resurrect his own nobler nature and recapture the true spirit of Christmas. Can Jason save Annie in time for Christmas? Or will his newfound love for her doom her instead?

A CHRISTMAS IN TIME is a poignant, stirring and intriguing romance of two star-crossed lovers giving their hearts and souls to one another in a Christmas gift for all time. A CHRISTMAS IN TIME is a single anthology novella of approximately 28,000 words.
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Eugenia Riley is the award-winning, bestselling author of dozens of historical, contemporary and time-travel romances, including A TRYST IN TIME, TEMPEST IN TIME, TIMESWEPT BRIDE and EMBERS OF TIME. She has written for publishers including Avon, Bantam, Warner, Harlequin and Dorchester. Ms. Riley's WALTZ IN TIME won her the 1998 HOLT Medallion for Best Book with a Southern Theme. She has received thousands of fan letters on her romance novels, from locations all over the world.

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Eugenia Riley Classics
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Dec 17, 2014
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Fiction / Romance / Historical / Victorian
Fiction / Romance / Time Travel
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While visiting a modern-day dude ranch in Colorado, history professor Jessica Garrett is appalled to find herself shanghaied back in time, plucked off an Old-West-style stagecoach by a gang of five real outlaw brothers from the Wild West. Thrown over a horse and carried off, Jessica listens in horror as the devilishly handsome desperadoes fight over her. Then back at the ranch, her captors’ crazy mother, Ma Reklaw, whacks the tar out of her brood with her infamous broom even as she promises Jessica’s hand in marriage to the son who can prove himself the most “mannerly” of her ill-bred clan!


Jessica can’t believe what has happened to her. She is trapped back in time, being relentlessly pursued by five unruly rogues determined to win her favors. But it is the dark, sexy leader of the gang, Cole Reklaw, who soon steals Jessica’s heart and her attentions. Unlike his younger siblings who would eagerly wed her, Cole brazenly offers Jessica his bed but not his name. Can Jessica find her way back to her own time, or will her budding love for Cole alter her destiny forever? And can she perform a miracle that will reform five wayward scoundrels and their cantankerous mother before they’re all carted off to the hanging tree?

BUSHWHACKED BRIDE is one of Eugenia Riley’s most beloved time-travel romances, a wild, hilarious and sexy romp back in time to the Wild West! It is a full-length romance of approximately 105,000 words. Eugenia Riley is the renowned, bestselling author of dozens of historical, contemporary and time-travel romances, including the classics A TRYST IN TIME and TIMESWEPT BRIDE.

And don't miss BUSHWHACKED GROOM, Book #2 in the "Bushwhacked in Time" series, as well as Eugenia's latest western time-travel romance, WANTED ACROSS TIME!

Yellowstone Romance Series Novella

****This is a 31,000 word novella**** 

To what lengths will a father go? 

Chase Russell has done a lot of growing up since he was thrown two hundred years into the past to the Yellowstone wilderness. No longer the reckless delinquent he used to be, he has made many life-altering decisions. Providing for his new family has become his number one priority. 

Faced with the unthinkable, he’ll do whatever it takes to save the ones he loves, even if it means crossing the boundaries of time. When a strange elder reveals a shocking secret and demands a promise in exchange for his help, Chase doesn’t hesitate to meet the old man’s request. 

Thrown back into a world where he no longer belongs, Chase confronts old demons and faces new challenges. Will the lessons he’s learned in the past be enough to save his family in the future? 

***Events in Yellowstone Promise take place after Yellowstone Redemption (Book 2 in the Yellowstone Romance Series), but also after Yellowstone Deception (Book 5 in the Yellowstone Romance Series). 

Although each full-length book in the Yellowstone Romance Series can be read as a stand-alone story, the series does build on previous books. 

Here is the recommended order of reading: 

Yellowstone Heart Song (Book 1)

Return to Yellowstone (Sequel to Yellowstone Heart Song - novella)

A Yellowstone Christmas (novella)

Yellowstone Redemption (Book 2)

Yellowstone Homecoming (novella)

Yellowstone Season of Giving (short story)

Yellowstone Awakening (Book 3)

Yellowstone Dawn (Book 4)

Yellowstone Deception (Book 5)

A Yellowstone Promise (novella)

Yellowstone Origins

Yellowstone Legacy

Yellowstone Legends (coming 2017)


In 1880’s Galveston, dairy farmer Jake Blarney is left devastated when his wife betrays and leaves him, drowning in the seas, leaving Jake with twin baby daughters to raise. Angry and forlorn, Jake pens a message in a bottle beseeching the Fates to bring him a new bride, and hurls the bottle into the sea. But never does he dream that Destiny will summon him a new bride from across the vast gulf of time!


In modern-day Galveston, college professor Priscilla Pemberton is a forsaken bride, hurt and furious after her prominent fiancé betrayed then dumped her. She is wandering the beach aimlessly, thinking of hurling herself into the tide, when an ancient-looking bottle washes up at her feet. No sooner does Priscilla retrieve the bottle and read the strange message it contains, then a huge wave crashes over her, sweeping her back in time to meet the groom who has summoned her!

As soon as Jake Blarney lays eyes upon the miracle the seas have swept to his doorstep, he is ready to hitch up the buggy and fetch his new bride to the priest! Priscilla is left reeling and disoriented. Where is she? And who is this strange though sexy Irishman who keeps insisting that she is his bride from the seas?

Even as Priscilla struggles to become acclimated to her fantastical voyage through time, Jake and his adorable baby daughters go to work stealing her heart, and she is left feeling terribly torn. Beaten down by a horrible childhood, Priscilla has struggled all her life to regain her self-esteem and prestige. Is she really meant to become the bride of a brash Irish dairy farmer in 1880’s Galveston, even if her sexier than sin host fires her blood in more ways than one? Or are the Fates having a really good laugh at her expense?

TIMESWEPT BRIDE is another all time winner from Eugenia Riley, a full-length, fun, sexy and touching romance of two unforgettable lovers bridging the vast chasm of time. Author Eugenia Riley is the renowned, bestselling author of dozens of historical, contemporary and time-travel romances, including the classics A TRYST IN TIME and BUSHWHACKED BRIDE.


When Vickie Cheney and Adrian Bennett meet in Charleston, South Carolina, at the end of World War II, both are lost souls. The handsome RAF pilot and the beautiful Army nurse are haunted by memories of war. But even more tragic, each has lost a beloved child in a recent devastating fire.

But are the children really gone? Even as Vickie and Adrian are drawn together in shared passion and grief, both see poignant images of the lost children in the Charleston streets. But are the sightings real, or merely figments of their grief-crazed imaginations? Why do the children always run away, and why do they appear in clothing from an earlier age?

Soon Vickie and Adrian embark on a fantastical journey through time to solve the mystery and find the lost children. But they arrive at a moment in time only days before the great Charleston earthquake will destroy the city, while being pursued by a villain determined to kill them all. Can they find the children in time? Will their wounded souls find healing together? And can a miracle really happen, a miracle that will prove that love is stronger than time . . . and even death?

A master of the time-travel romance genre, Eugenia Riley does it again with EMBERS OF TIME, her most poignant, mysterious and imaginary love story to date. EMBERS OF TIME is a HOLT Medallion Finalist book. Approximately 90,000 words. Eugenia Riley is the renowned, bestselling author of dozens of historical, contemporary and time-travel romances, including the classics A TRYST IN TIME and BUSHWHACKED BRIDE.

The minute Jared Hampton spots the half-nude woman struggling for her life in the black depths of the Mississippi River, he knows he is in love. Jared is a Southern gentleman to his soul, and he lives by a strict code of honor. Not hesitating for a moment, Jared dives into the river to rescue his floundering goddess. He vows he will save Jasmine Dubroc, take her home to his aunt’s elegant Natchez mansion, launch her in society, and teach her how to love . . .


Penniless, betrayed, left to die, Jasmine Dubroc is amazed to find herself rescued by dashing Jared Hampton. She is even more stunned to hear him immediately proclaim her a lady--and the love of his life. Jared insists he will take Jasmine back to Natchez, there to watch her bloom under his gentle, pampered tutelage. Yet Jasmine’s young soul has been scarred by bitter betrayals at the hands of cruel men, and she finds her gallant rescuer a bit too good to be true. She must question Jared’s “sudden” love for her, his marriage proposals, and especially his obsession with honor. Is it true what the rumors say, that madness runs in the Hampton family? What are the dark secrets haunting Jared? And does his honor, his thirst for revenge, really mean more to him than she does? Haunted by inner demons and a villain on the loose, both Jared and Jasmine must overcome their doubts and fears, learn to trust and forgive, and realize that the finest madness of all may be love itself.

MISSISSIPPI MADNESS is a full-length historical romance of approximately 125,000 words, a fun, passionate, and touching adventure filled with unexpected plot twists, dramatic escapades, and heroic rescues.
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