Mistletoe Magic, A Christmas Regency Short Story

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At the Christmas Eve masquerade ball, Evelyn plans to lure Michael underneath the mistletoe. With a single, earth-shattering kiss, she's certain he'll finally realize she's the only girl for him. But her childhood friend, Colin, has the same plans for Evelyn. They'll both need the magic of a mistletoe kiss, but only one will succeed in their plans. More

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Published: Dec. 07, 2011
Words: 11,420
Language: English
ISBN: 9781465761439
About Donna Hatch

Donna Hatch's writing has won or been nominated as a finalist in many writing awards including the Golden Rose and the prestigious Golden Quill. In between caring for six children, (7 counting her husband), her day job, and her many volunteer positions, she manages to carve out time to indulge in her writing obsession. Donna's passion for writing began at age 8 she wrote her first short story. A native of Arizona, she writes Regency Romance and Fantasy. And yes, all of her heroes are patterned after her husband of over 20 years, who continues to prove that there really is a happily ever after.

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Reviews

Review by: withasteadyheart on Nov. 22, 2012 : star star star star star
Wonderful.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Barbara Zarrella on April 29, 2012 : star star star star star
I love books that help me to relax and just enjoy. This was one. Christmas stories should have happy endings like this one. Loved it.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: John Whelan on Jan. 11, 2012 : star star star star star
Fun.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: Peggy Urry on Dec. 28, 2011 : star star star star star
Loved this short, sweet story. Yes it ended too soon but it was a perfect read for this time of year.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: katie on Dec. 10, 2011 : star star star star star
I loved this sweet Christmas story!! Evelyn and Colin were fun characters. My only complaint--I wish it was longer--it ended way too quickly; but it was a perfect story for this busy time of year.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: Kathy on Dec. 09, 2011 : star star star star star
I really enjoyed this short story. The setting and characters were perfect. I only wish it was longer, I would enjoy getting to know them more. Cute holiday read with a HEA anyone would love!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Rachel Rossano on Dec. 09, 2011 : star star star star star
A sweet tale of love, it is the perfect way to spend an hour savoring the romance of another time. Bravo, Donna Hatch, well done.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: Cheri Chesley on Dec. 09, 2011 : star star star star star
So cute, so sweet, so fun. I loved it!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Margaret Larsen on Dec. 08, 2011 : star star star star star
True to Donna's other great regency romances this story fits right in. I love the Evelyn and Colin. Michael was intriguing.
A nice way to take a load of a refresh your brain.
Margaret
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Lisa on Dec. 08, 2011 : star star star star star
This was such a fun Regency Christmas Story. I loved the Regency era details and the beautiful romance during the dancing as well as under the mistletoe. You will not regret reading this during the season - or any time of the year. It was delightful and delicious...loved the nibbling comment! Great job, Donna! Thanks for sharing!
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: julie barrett on Dec. 07, 2011 : star star star star star
Mistletoe Magic: A Christmas Regency Short Story by Donna Hatch
Love the reference to hand knitted muffler at the beginning of this book. Love very detailed
descriptions of the group skating on ice. Brought back memories of the family and relative
children skating on the cow ponds in the fields below our house each winter.
Race on the ice leads to a tragedy that could've been worse.
I am very happy the knitted muffler and others came to the rescue.

After Colin saved Evelyn's life he thought about how he would win her over from the one she had set her eyes on:Michael.
Artwork on the floor sounds exquisite!
Love descriptins of the flowers and mistletoe. I can almost smell them.
At the masquerade ball Evelyn thought she knew Micheal was one wearing a half gold mask. There were a
lot there with that particular mask on. She danced with many but wanted to find him and get him under
the mistltoe.
Colin wanted to get Evelyn under the mistletoe.
She danced and talked to who she thought was Michael and made plans for the dinner waltz and then they'd
site down to dinner together. Dance finally over and they strolled to the dinner, through mistletoe arch where
they kissed. upon removing their masks she found out she had been deceived and ran away.
Colin reveals something to Evie and she had a confession to make after full realization hit.
Very happy ending, that mistletoe was magic.
I rate this book a 5, very touching holiday story.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: julie barrett on Dec. 07, 2011 : star star star star star
Mistletoe Magic: A Christmas Regency Short Story by Donna Hatch
Love the reference to hand knitted muffler at the beginning of this book. Love very detailed
descriptions of the group skating on ice. Brought back memories of the family and relative
children skating on the cow ponds in the fields below our house each winter.
Race on the ice leads to a tragedy that could've been worse.
I am very happy the knitted muffler and others came to the rescue.

After Colin saved Evelyn's life he thought about how he would win her over from the one she had set her eyes on:Michael.
Artwork on the floor sounds exquisite!
Love descriptins of the flowers and mistletoe. I can almost smell them.
At the masquerade ball Evelyn thought she knew Micheal was one wearing a half gold mask. There were a
lot there with that particular mask on. She danced with many but wanted to find him and get him under
the mistltoe.
Colin wanted to get Evelyn under the mistletoe.
She danced and talked to who she thought was Michael and made plans for the dinner waltz and then they'd
site down to dinner together. Dance finally over and they strolled to the dinner, through mistletoe arch where
they kissed. upon removing their masks she found out she had been deceived and ran away.
Colin reveals something to Evie and she had a confession to make after full realization hit.
Very happy ending, that mistletoe was magic.

I rate this book a 5, very touching holiday story.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: tiffany on Dec. 07, 2011 : star star star star star
A perfect Christmas story. I just love a sweet Christmas romance. I love the magical kiss under the mistletoe! This is a short story that was just what I needed! I love a happy ending! Another excellent story by Donna Hatch! Please keep the stories coming Ms. Hatch
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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