Twice Upon a Christmas

NLA Digital LLC

Christmas comes but once a year—unless you’re Natalie Miller.

Torn between two different ambitions, Natalie flips a coin to help her decide which life she wants, but then can’t bring herself to look at the result. The next thing she knows, she’s living every December day twice. At first, the holiday do-over seems like a gift. She has the chance to learn from her mistakes and avoid pitfalls. Things get more complicated as her two lives diverge.

In one life, she gets to work on a glamorous account and spend a lot of one-on-one time with a handsome executive—but she has to give up one of her dreams. In another life, her job is in jeopardy and she has to deal with a grouchy client—but she’s doing things that matter to her, and that client has hidden depths.

As Christmas Eve approaches, the double life grows more and more challenging. Will Natalie be able to break the spell and land in the right life—and with the right man—for good?
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About the author

Shanna Swendson earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas and used to work in public relations but decided it was more fun to make up the people she wrote about, so now she’s a full-time novelist. She also writes the steampunk fantasy Rebel Mechanics series and the contemporary fantasy Fairy Tale series. She lives in Irving, Texas, with several hardy houseplants and too many books to fit on the shelves.
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Publisher
NLA Digital LLC
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Published on
Nov 7, 2017
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Pages
90
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ISBN
9781620512685
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Holidays
Fiction / Magical Realism
Fiction / Romance / Romantic Comedy
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This content is DRM protected.
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Katie Chandler has fled fast-paced Manhattan and returned home to a simpler life, working at her family’s feed-and-seed store in Cobb, Texas. In a painfully selfless gesture, Katie had left the sexy wizard Owen Palmer to battle his demons in the magical realm–after all, Katie just seemed to attract evil, which only made Owen’s job a lot harder. But now it seems that trouble has followed her home: Despite the fact that Merlin, Katie’s old boss at Magic, Spells, and Illusions, Inc., has assured her that Cobb is free of enchantmen, (magically speaking), Katie begins to notice curious phenomena.

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