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Hot, Sexy & Bad: A Holiday Novella Collection (Hostile Operations Team #3 included)

4.21 of 5 stars 4.21  ·  rating details  ·  550 ratings  ·  53 reviews
This Holiday Season grab the gift everyone wants. Eight BRAND NEW novellas by Eight Best Selling Authors that will light your fire and warm your heart. But be warned, unwrap this collection with caution!

Hot, Sexy and Bad: A Holiday Collection features original novellas written by New York Times, USA Today and Bestselling Authors:

Judy Angelo - Rome For The Holidays
Melody An
Paperback, 644 pages
Published November 25th 2013 by RCardello Publishing, LLC (first published November 24th 2013)
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This book is the ultimate of hot Christmas reads.

You want a hot man to drool over, or how about a deliciously sinful badboy or maybe you like the sweet and sexy kind, whatever your taste this book had a man for every female reader's taste.

Each author created pure magic, and what a author line up!!

The super gifted Sandra Marton who always knows how to pack so much emotion into her books you are guaranteed to cry and boy oh boy did I cry, her addition to this collection was simply pure brillianc
Danielle Stewart’s Half My Heart: A Clover Series Novella

This book is amazing is all I can say, there was not one disappointing thing I found in her Novella.
Devin the man with Revenge in his heart has reconnected with Rebecca the woman of his dreams. This story is so loving and touching you cannot put your book down for one second. I cannot wait to read her new " Clover Series" I give this book 5 stars it is one her best writings. Yes I recommend it Fantastic job Danielle.

Recipe For Love: An An
Shonna Froebel
I thought I'd step away from my usual reading to try some romance. This collection comprises six novellas by six different best-selling writers

Rome for the Holidays by Judy Angelis
Set in New Orleans, this romance features self-made woman Arie , who co-owns a catering company, and Rome Milano, CEO of a multinational corporation from Italy. Their romance moves quickly after they caught each others' eyes at a function Arie's company catered for Rome's.

Recipe for Love: An Andrade Christmas Novella b
I haven't read all the stories in this boxset but here's my thoughts on those I did.

Judy Angelo - really lovely and fluffy little story. It was good read but would I read this author again *shrugs shoulders* maybe! .......3 Stars

Melody Anne - I didn't like the H as he came across as complete scumbag....Don't think I would rush to read another written by author! ......2 Stars

Kathleen Brooks - I enjoyed story but it was far too short. This comes from the new Women Of Power series. The ending just
Samantha Woods
My Review for Hot, Sexy and Bad

Book 1: Rome for the Holidays by Judy Angelo

Arie has made a great life for herself. She has lived in foster homes her whole life. Put herself through college and is now co owner of the number one Catering Company. Talk of the Town. Durning and Event as she is looking into the Dining area she see’s the most Amazing Man and just can’t stop staring. She can’t stop herself. She has to go out there. As she does. He gets a good look at her.

Rome in enchanted from the mome
These authors are amazing!

The only dislike I could say about this book is that they're all combinations of series and they start like in the middle or the beginning and the don't have the complete book. Even though they start in the middle or the beginning and don't have the complete books they are still freaking fantastic. I love each of these books individually just as much as I love the authors. I would recommend this book to anyone especially considering you can get it for such a low price a
Christina Montminy
really liked some of the books & others not too much. I like novella collections but I think I'd rather have 2 full length books in one books instead of 5 or 6 smaller ones. I don't like the ones where they leave you hanging because they are a part 1 to a 3-5 part series. I enjoyed the last book in the collection Half Of my Heart but was disappointed that it was the 1st in a series & I have not intentions of buying the rest right now.
found more authors that I will be reading from now on. I enjoyed this book a lot.
BOOK 1 Rome for the holidays by Judy Angelo

This is the first book i have read of Judy Angelo but it won't be the last.WOW what a great novella, I loved this story of Rome and Arie, so romantic, i'd love to read more of their story.

BOOK 2 Holiday Treasure by Melody Anne

I loved Tanner anf Kyla story, Melody Anne always writes stories that hook you in, i'd love to read more anout this couple.

BOOK 3 Dancing Beneath The Mistletoe by Kathleen Brooks

WOW i love this insight to Kathleens new series.
I rea
Shauna Stewart Hougham
This series of Novella's was well worth my .99 cents and then some. I loved loved this box set. I was introduced to 5 new authors and loved them all!! You won't be disappointed with these authors! The other authors which I adore spun into new stories or dug deeper into other story lines.

Rome for the Holidays by Judy Angelo

"Talk about sexy as sin.... Arie Angelis is floored when she lays eyes on the handsome hunk seated at the head tab at the holiday event she's catering. Rome Milano is used to
Samantha Woods ( LSK Sweetheart Reviews )
My Review for Hot, Sexy and Bad

Book 1: Rome for the Holidays by Judy Angelo

Arie has made a great life for herself. She has lived in foster homes her whole life. Put herself through college and is now co owner of the number one Catering Company. Talk of the Town. Durning and Event as she is looking into the Dining area she see’s the most Amazing Man and just can’t stop staring. She can’t stop herself. She has to go out there. As she does. He gets a good look at her.

Rome in enchanted from the mome
This is what you call a deal of a lifetime - you have 8 blockbuster authors exhibiting their works!
I have read most of these authors works. Some are new and through this collection I was able to find them and now am a follower.

Judy Angelo - Rome for the Holidays
Features sexy Italian - Roman. A story of love at first sight

Melody Anne - Holiday Treasure : An Anderson series novella
A touching story of walking a mile in someone else's shoes. Not to take things for granted. A humbling story.

Jennifer Gallagher
1:Judy Angelo..Rome for the Holidays
2:Melody Anne..Holiday Treasure
3:Kathleen Brooks..Dancing Beneath the Mistletoe
4:Ruth Cardello..Recipe for Love
5:Lynn Raye Harris..Hostile operations Story
6:Sandra Marton..The Gift
7:Shadonna Richards..The Belmont Christmas Bride
8:Danielle Stewart..Half My Heart

Each of these stories have a unique holiday theme..if you want strong bad sexy guys..there is one for every woman out there to fall in love with..the women are no shrinking violets strong independent wom
I really enjoyed the Christmas theme of this box set. I loved some of the stories more than others in this set. I loved how this set introduced me to authors I never heard of. I'm looking forward to reading series by Lynn Raye Harris & Shadonna Richards. I also wanna read more books by Sandra Marton.
LaVida Brisco - One Last Page Book Blog
What can I say about this book but more please. Every story in the anthology completely blew me away. Melody Anne and the Storms oh what a treat. Judy Angelo and the magnetic Rome oh joy. Kathleen Brooks New series can't wait. Ruth Cardello's peak into the lives of Maddy and Richard's beginning before the Legacy series fantastic. Danielle Stewart tale of revenge and reunion need more now. Shadonna Richards' Christmas bride story so beautiful and emotional. I can't forget Sandra Marton and Kaz tr ...more
Feb 27, 2015 Donna added it
I read this book collection Ruth wrote. All I can say is anything she writes is fantastic. If you have not read her books then you are missing out. She writes so well that you don't want to put her books down.
An interesting set of stories...

I know it took forever, but I'm done now...
I thought it was good, not sure I will read it again, but I managed it :)
Melissa M Henderson
Love these books

I love the combo of all these authors. It was a great read. Next to continue to read on .moo buy
Loved the collection with the exception of 'Half my heart' which left us on a cliff hanger. It wasn't that it was bad it was just that I didn't appreciate the ending.

My favourite being by Ruth Cardello as I had read other Andrades stories. Maddie s story does not disappoint.
Tunisha Smith

It was a good book although it ended quite suddenly. Would have like some to be a little more detailed.
This was amazing 8 authors put together to bring you great holiday novels to read .
we start with Judy story and then Melody Anne story with Tanner in
then we have Kathleen Brooks new series which i really enjoyed and the we
have Ruth Cardello story of Maddy which I love and the we have Sandra
story and it was amazing and with a special guest in it .. then Lynn Raye Harris , Shandonna Richards
and Danielle Stewart was all the first time reads for me .. which I will be reading more from this authors
I really enjoyed all the stories in this collection.
The only thing stopping me from giving this more stars is the book my Shadonna Richards (I think that is her name) It was awful but I enjoyed the other books. Kathleen Brooks, Melody Anne and Judy Angelo and Ruth Cardello all had great novellas in this collection. Looking forward to continuing those series. The book by Shadonna Richards was more of a stream of conscious account with very little dialogue, no real plot and on character development. Sadly her book reflects badly on the rest of the ...more
Jyoti Achameesing
Only Three Novellas have been very entertaining to read . The first is Holiday Treasure by Melody Anne, the main characters Tanner & Kyla were fun and had me laughing. Next dancing beneath the mistletoe was the most romantic and hot story. The author Kathleen Brooks have weaved magic with Drake and Elle instant attraction. The last but not the least is Sandra Marton's The Gift where a heir to the Throne is turned into a finance wiz and is entrusted the task of accompanying Katie. Lovely roma ...more
I just loved every book in this boxed set! I am a big fan of Danielle Stewart, and this story did not disappoint! I also really enjoyed the HOT story by Lynn Raye Harris and plan on buying the rest of the books in the series. I will certainly be looking for more from all of these authors!
Tanya Mayes
This is an eight book collection. All I can say is the books stayed true to it's name Hot, Sexy & Bad. The novella's were all surrounded by the Christmas holiday and I loved it. Each book dealt with either finding love, rekindling old love. I would recommend this collection to everybody. Some of the books were extension to books I have read or the start of a new series which I can't wait to continue reading. I wanted more when I was done reading each novella. That's the way it's suppose to b ...more
this was from the boxed set of 8 novellas "Hot Sexy and Bad: A Holiday Novella Collection".
Sandy Bartles
The Gift by Sandra Marton

This is the first book I have read in the collection. Kaz, who discovered at a young age that his father was the son of the King of Sardovia, is hired to escort Katie to Sardovia to marry a man she has never met. After a rocky beginning, Kaz and Katie fall in love and try to find a way to get her out of the marriage. This is a wonderful story. I highly recommend this collection of short stories.
Judy Milwicz-costanzo
What a wonderful set of Novellas to put you in the holiday spirt. I'll admit I bought it originally for Ruthie book is was about characters in the Legacy series. I was pleasantly surprised with the other books and have found new authors to read. Danielle Stewarts clover series left you hanging but part 2 is now out. All the authors did a beautiful job. If you haven't bought order it. You won't be disappointed.
Charmaine Walker
wow what a selection.
absolutely fantastic. a male to suit all females.
brilliant authors. brilliant storylines
highly recommend these hot hot stories
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