Debra Salonen: Montana Secret Santa

Ond festive season in the town after starting up in a publicity business with a locally born friend However that same friend recently married and is now pregnant so asks Krista to take over her role on the committee fir the secret Santa charity which tries to bring some festive joy into the lives of people who might otherwise miss out through no fault of their ownMeanwhile local nerd genius and millionaire Jonah Andrews has retuned home to look after the tree ogs belonging to his parents whilst they travel to help out his recently widowed sister and her children He wasn t anticipating being involved with any charity committee but after his Der Illusionist dog walking almost injured Krista he s uite happy to have an excuse to meet up with her againAs the two work together to help fulfill thereams of others maybe Santa can work a little of his magic and her these two also find the miracle of love at ChristmasI was gifted an ARC of this novel via NetGalley with no obligation or reuirement to review it This is my honest review after reading the ARC 2 stars It tolerable but not great One of those books that are sweet enough to entertain you in the airport lounge but not good enough to actually pick one up when you have choiceCharacters a bit flat not much of a story there either all going in circles around same thing He looked she blushed oh will he be in the caf oh he is a millionaire of course There s no ordinary Enticing (PI Men to the Rescue decent men left only millionaires executive PR job really Why not a sales manager or a junior college lecturer huhGot bored after first few chapters and finished the book just for the sake of it Krista Martin had just not been getting into the Christmas spirit yet this holiday season but when she has a a run in with tech genius Jonah Andrews then finds the pair signed up to co chair Marietta s Secret Santa Society Krista finds herself slowly finding the holiday spirit Montana Secret Santa is the third book in the Love at the Chocolate Shop series Each book can be read as a standalone since they all featureifferent couples But the setting in this series is one that carries over many Spring Comes to Sanctuary (Welcome to Sanctuary, different series as it takes place in the lovely small town of Marietta Montana so youo get a glimpse of the holiday events and some previous characters from this and other series set in this town Marietta is such a charming place that I would find it very hard to Ask the Past dislike any book taking place there especiallyuring the holiday season with all the events going on But with this particular couple I found myself taking a bit of time warming up to Krista and Jonah Perhaps it was both of them being so business orientated or some other Riding Class (Saddle Club, delay but this one started off a bit slow to me In the end Iecided to give it 35 stars still a nice little holiday read in a lovely town but it just took me a bit longer to fall in love with this couple than it normally Silver Stirrups (Saddle Club, does for me I received an advance copy from the publisher via NetGalley For reviews please visit 35 Santa Delivers Stars 12 Spoiler Free It s Free Right NowEvery time I see Debra Salonen is involved in a group series about Marietta MontanaI smile a little bit bigger It is the understandingthe knowing I will get a little bit than the usual love story There will beetails which will flesh out the charactersIt will have a sense of community and how things feel in this Mystical town of Mariettaand I also know Ms Salonen will give me feelings of things I can relate tothings which could be true if I wish to swap the fantasy part and insert a real life For we all may have had experiences of Different Class difficult parents and whether they get alonguring the holidaysand many of the hunky men we wish were ours WERE the Nerds no. Ings is the most fun he’s had since returning to his old hometown Krista may come across as all business but Jonah’s positive he’s glimpsed a little girl inside her who wants to believe in Santa and in lov.

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Debra Salone has written a great holiday novella in Montana Secret Santa Krista Martin is spending her second Christmas in Marietta Montana She is part owner in Blue Sky Advertizing along with her best friend Amanda However Amanda has recently married and is now expecting her first child and is being forced to rest Short Stories by Roald Dahl due to complications leaving Krista to worry about their bottom lineJonah Andrews a young inventor and entrepreneur has recently returned to Marietta to house sit and take care of his parentsogs He has sold his last business and made uite a profit Returning home has given Jonah time to think about what his next project will be Jonah meets Krista outside the chocolate shop when one of the Goldilocks the Three Bears dogs tangles her leash with Krista s legs causing her to fall What starts out with a tangled leash leads to tangles between Krista and JonahBoth Krista and Jonah are enlisted to be the co chairs of the Secret Santa Society a local group that fills Christmas wishes that are sent to the group Krista sees this Secret Santa group as an opportunity to expand the contacts for her business and a chance to help expand her friend s chocolate business if she can find a way to package them well enough To add to the stress of the season Krista sifficult family has ecided to come to Marietta for Christmas an idea that has Krista reading the holidays Will she be able to make it through the family affair Krista and Jonah find they can work very well together but where will all this lead Krista loves Marietta but Jonah lives in California What will the Holidays bring themThis is a Holiday novella that can bring the reader some Holiday joy with all the warm characters of Marietta Filled with love of family friends and neighbors forgiveness and understanding Debra has created characters that are well Socialist Realism developed The story line is creative and entertaining and I thoroughly enjoyed reading this bookI received an ARC of this book from NetGalley and Tule Publishing with no obligation to review it This is my honest review after reading I felt likeiving into my stash of free holiday Kindle books This was cute clever and well written Perfect light holiday read Review written February 15 2017Star Rating Heat Rating An Advanced Reader Copy ARC of this book was received free via Netgalley for an honest review So far this has been my favorite of the Love at the Chocolate Shop books Krista and Jonah have just the right blend of uirky fun struggling and angst Krista is the only one of her large family that is not in the entertainment industry and feels it keenly Jonah is a nerd a geek and a very smart man unless we re talking about women Then he s not very smart And something not smart at all Falling in love over the holidaysWhen Krista and Jonah are roped into co chairing the Secret Santa Society some serious hijinks occur But the fun starts with their meeting Krista getting upended by Bindi one of the adopted I Look Up To... Michelle Obama dogs from A Thankful Heart The threeogs Bindi River Jack and Bear are just full of energy and love and Jonah must Doctor Extraño dogsit all three for his parents over the holidays They get into all sorts of stunts especially Bindi and enliven the story a greateal They always provide a laugh or ten followed by an aaawwww or five With the impending isaster of Krista s family visit and the sad isaster of Jonah s family s loss plus the struggle to fund and grant the wishes for the Secret Santa Society there was plenty of action plenty of angst and plenty of ways to get things wrong But it was a fun trip to getting things right This review is February 2017 by Moniue N and has been posted to Netgalley A great heartwarming holiday read Montana Secret SantaDebra Sa. Ad exec Krista Martin while feeling Grinch than elf still jumps at the chance to co chair Marietta’s Secret Santa Society Why not Especially since brilliant attractive and innovative tech wunderkind Jonah Andr.

LonenReceived from NetgalleyMONTANA SECRET SANTA is the third book in the Love at the Chocolate Shop series This is a wonderful series all by Never Tell different authors Each story can be read as a stand alone but if you are like me you have to read a series in order no matter what This story is all about Krista Martin and Jonah Andrews I just love this series and MONTANA SECRET SANTA is a wonderful addition to a great idea from Tule PublishingKrista is not from Marietta but she recently moved there from New York City She moved there for her best friend Amanda with the offer of a job at Blue Sky Advertising Amanda is newly married and when she gets pregnant Krista has to take on most of the responsibilities as Amanda soctor has ordered her to take it easy This is how Krista finds herself taking over Amanda s spot on the Secret Santa committee and working with the very handsome and sexy Jonah Jonah is a tech superstar and is loaded He finds himself taking care of his parents Feminism is for Everybody dogs while they are away They are both instantly attracted to each other and wonder how they can be together when Jonah lives in California and Krista lives in Montana Hold on to your seats it s going to be a crazy rideMONTANA SECRET SANTA is filled with laugh out loud funny moments and lots of chocolate of course There is plenty of romance and some very serious situations that effect both Krista and Jonah The characters in this heart warming story are very real and relatable Will Krista and Jonah just stay friends or will they be able to figure out how to take it to the next level You have to read this awesome holiday tale to find out I love learning and about all the people in Marietta Montana and can t wait to catch up with them again Multimillionaire tech genius Jonah Andrewsidn t expect to find love in the cold Marietta Montana but the warm people here made him think otherwise A little introverted and socially awkward Deterring Democracy dog sitter Jonah soon found himself presiding over Montana Secret Santa event being assisted by the beautiful advertising expert Krista MartinKrista had been burned and scalded by love before she moved to Copper Mountain She also had issues with her estranged parents which made herislike Christmas She found it hard to trust men especially those with so much time in their hands but never had aspirations in life When she was felled by a beagle and a Comet in Moominland (The Moomins, dog sitter it was only a matter of time before she make secret wishes with Santa ClausIt s nice to meet new people and old ones again in my favorite fictional town of Marietta A cup of Sage s Hunters Heart delectable chocolate and a kennel of adorableogs always make me feel at home in Montana Krista may not be the easiest person to work with given her Menneskefluene (K2 distrust of men and familial issues with her parents Jonah Andrews as awkward and uncomfortable he may be of possibly opportunistic women have somehow warmed my heart andelighted me with his passion for rescue Nazi Gold dogsMontana Secret Santa is a sweet Christmas story that s sure to win your hearts and make you believe that love can conuer mountains and awaken sleeping hearts A story of love andevotion not only to the significant other but also to the family and animals Loved that this wasn t comprised of steamy scenes but rather intriguing and sweet romances A perfect holiday read from the talented Debra Salonen This is a great addition to the Montana festive reads by a variety of authors that Tule are publishing this year It involves the characters attending many of the events that are common to all the books like the Christmas Stroll and the Christmas Ball but it is also a great standalone story in its own rightIn this tale Krista Martin is about to spend her sec. Ews has agreed to help He’s well connected and Krista’s hoping for some advice on rebooting her careerJonah knows Krista has a not so hidden agenda but sparring with her over cocoa at their Secret Santa meet.

Born and raised in Brookings South Dakota Youngest of five much youngest A Baby Boomer who married her high school sweetheart our lockers were side by side Mother of two grandmother of three darling princesses dog mother of 25 mutts Graduate of South Dakota State University with a Master’s degree in Geography and History Job history taxi driver flax seed counter cartographer r