Blog Tour Stop, Excerpt & Print Contest: Candlelight Christmas by Susan Wiggs

Title: Candlelight Christmas by Susan Wiggs
Lakeshore Chronicles Book Ten
Publisher: Harlequin
Imprint: MIRA
Genre: Contemporary, Romance
Length: 329 pages



A single father who yearns to be a family man, Logan O’Donnell is determined to create the perfect Christmas for his son, Charlie. The entire O’Donnell clan arrives to spend the holidays in Avalon, a postcard-pretty town on the shores of Willow Lake, a place for the family to reconnect and rediscover the special gifts of the season.

One of the guests is a newcomer to Willow Lake—Darcy Fitzgerald. Sharp-witted, independent and intent on guarding her heart, she’s the last person Logan can see himself falling for. And Darcy is convinced that a relationship is the last thing she needs this Christmas.

Yet between the snowy silence of the winter woods, and toasty moments by a crackling fire, their two lonely hearts collide. The magic of the season brings them each a gift neither ever expected—a love to last a lifetime.

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Summer’s End

Logan O’Donnell stood on a platform one hundred feet in the air, preparing to shove his ten-year-old son off the edge. A light breeze shimmered through the canopy of trees, scattering leaves on the forest floor far below. A zip line cable, slender as a thread in a spider’s web, hung between the tree platforms, waiting. Below, Meerskill Falls crashed down a rocky gorge.

“There’s no way I’m going off this.” Logan’s son, Charlie, drew his shoulders up until they practically touched the edge of his helmet.

“Come on,” Logan said. “You told me you’d do it. The other kids had a ball. They’re all waiting for you on the other side, and I heard a rumor about a bag of Cheetos being passed around.”

“I changed my mind.” Charlie set his jaw in a way that was all too familiar to Logan. “No way. No W-A-Y-F.”

Logan knew the shtick, but he went along with it. “There’s no F in way, dude.”

“That’s right. There’s no effin’ way I’m going off this thing.”

Author Bio

Susan Wiggs’s life is all about family, friends…and fiction. She’s been featured in the national media, including NPR’s Talk of the Nation, and is a popular speaker locally and nationally.

From the very start, her writings have illuminated the everyday dramas of ordinary people. At the age of eight, she self-published her first novel, entitled “A Book About Some Bad Kids.”

Today, she is an international best-selling, award-winning author, with millions of copies of her books in print in numerous countries. Her recent novel, Marrying Daisy Bellamy, took the #1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List, and The Lakeshore Chronicles have won readers’ hearts around the globe. Her books celebrate the power of love, the timeless bonds of family and the fascinating nuances of human nature.

She lives with her husband and family at the water’s edge on an island in the Pacific Northwest, where she divides her time between sleeping and waking.



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8 Responses to Blog Tour Stop, Excerpt & Print Contest: Candlelight Christmas by Susan Wiggs

  1. Eileen

    Love Christmas stories. Susan Wiggs is a favorite of mine too. The excerpt was cute. Would love a chance to read this. Thanks for the giveaway.

  2. Yvonne Rodriguez

    I love holiday stories! Thanks for the giveaway.

  3. Annette

    Sounds like a wonderful story. Can’t wait to see if Charlie goes. Thanks for the giveaway.



  5. Timitra

    Sounds like a great Christmas story.

  6. Meghan Stith

    I’ve heard great things about this author and have been wanting to read some of her stories! A Christmas story sounds perfect!
    Thanks for sharing!
    mestith at gmail dot com

  7. Diane Sallans

    I’ve got some of the other Willow Lake books – this looks perfect for holiday reading!

  8. Cheryl Sanders

    Nothing gets me in the Christmas mood like a good holiday romance. Thank you for the giveaway!