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Kentucky Christmas

(Southern Comfort #1.5)

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3.45  ·  Rating details ·  200 ratings  ·  62 reviews
Welcome back to Hollow Bend, Kentucky, where love (and laughter) are just around the corner.

When Andrew Bateman rolls into town in the midst of a snow storm, his first thought is that the place is hardly big enough for a dog crate, let alone the vet practice he’s looking for. Next thing he knows, his life is flashing in front of him—a depressingly short flash—as he skids r
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ebook, 86 pages
Published December 5th 2013 by eKensington (first published January 1st 2013)
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Jennifer
1.5 stars.

This had decent character development for a short, but the overly sarcastic inner monologue was just meh. I’m reminded again of why I don’t like chick lit.

If you like chick lit/rom-com, you should give this author a try. :)
Anna's Herding Cats


Reviewed for herding cats & burning soup. (posting 12/5)
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2MAt6Td

Aw Kentucky Christmas was a cute Christmas quickie. Andrew's come to town in hopes of selling some veterinary equipment. Instead he crashes into a bar...right in front of the lady who's gonna hopefully buy said veterinary equipment. Oops! Andrew and Billie were cute. A little awkward and endearing. She's aggessively Christmas. He's a little Grinchly. They made me smile as the sparks flew and they quickly fell
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Chatting About
Short, sexy story set at Christmas. Fun and fast read! Cute pets!
Beth
Jan 12, 2019 rated it did not like it
Started out kind of cute, except why would a vet tech call herself a vet? Then main characters fall into bed almost immediately. Not for me.
Kame
Nov 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Kentucky Christmas by Sarah Title
4 Stars

There are three thing Billie loves animals, her father and Christmas. Andrew is a guy who likes computers and has a knack for all things with a plug who is stuck in a sales job his cousin gave him after Andrew was laid off. Somehow this lover of all things Christmas and the guy who could give the Grinch a run for the title find each other a few days before Christmas.

This is a very quick read novella but you got a real sense of this small Kentucky town. I
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Samantha
Nov 14, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: arc-review
Kentucky Christmas is a short quick read. It took me a little under 2 hours to finish, which for me is perfect this time of year.
Andrew travels to Hollow Bend on a sales trip. He crashes his car on a slippery road and Billie the towns Vet Tech comes to his aid. She recommends a place for him to get his car repaired and offers him a place to stay while it’s being fixed. They fall into a very short physical romance. Billie’s ability to hop in the sack with just some random guy actually turned me
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Ann Dague
Dec 10, 2017 rated it it was ok
I read this novella for my reading group. We each had to pick a holiday romance and will do the checklist to see which one of us from the group has the most cliches!

Here are the ones this book has:
Blizzard
Making cookies
Trapped by weather
Wise older person
Animal (rescued)
Car broke down
Decorated for Christmas
Drank eggnog and hot toddy
Someone is from the “big city” and has no intention of staying
Someone’s job is in jeopardy

I missed a few:
Romantically set up by child or family member
Sang Christmas
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Sometime
This is a sweet, romantic little Christmas novella. I like Title's writing and the characters were engaging.
Beth
Oct 01, 2013 rated it liked it
Kentucky Christmas is a short, sweet Christmas romance.

Andrew's GPS goes fluky in a one horse town in Kentucky, causing him to crash his car. In a vet equipment sales job, he was trying to make a last minute sales all before the holiday. Now he thinks he's died and gone to heaven with the beautiful young woman standing before him.

Billie is the local vet's daughter and vet tech with a habit of taking her work home with her. An avid Christmas fan and all that is glittery, it shocks Billie when And
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Paula
Nov 13, 2013 rated it it was ok
I received this book from netgalley.com in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to netgalley, Kensington Books, and Sarah Title.

I always feel terrible giving such a low rating to a Christmas novel but this one just didn't evoke the Christmas spirit in me. Andrew travels to Hollow Bend, Kentucky on very unmotivated sales trip. He crashes into a local bar because of the slippery roads and has Billie, the town vet tech, come to his rescue. She offers him a place to stay until his car is repair
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Kera Montgomery
Nov 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Review:
I received a ARC copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for a honest review!
This was a cute quick read I finished it in a little under two hours.
This is a great story showing us love can appear where you least
expect it and that sometimes fate will put is right where we need to
be. The hero came to the heroines small town to sell vet supplies
for his cousin after he is laid off from his real job. After he crashes
into the side of a bar after sliding through the snow he sees what he
th
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Vicky
Aug 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a cute cozy romantic story of a young man who finds love in a Kentucky town with a pretty Kentucky girl with her animals. Andrew is a Veterinary supply salesman making a sales stop just before Christmas in an unfamiliar Kentucky town. It starts to snow and as he reaches the town he crashes the car because of the snowy weather. He meets a pretty girl but becomes unconscious and ends up in ER and spends the night there. No known injuries but as a precaution. The next day the garage guy say ...more
Krystyna
That Christmas feeling

A bit too gooey for me but still a good read. He has been downsized and is now working for his brother selling vet supplies. Only he's not very good at it. Heading for his last call, he has an unfortunate accident and just before he slips into unconsciousness he spots an angel. After a night in hospital he goes to his call and sees her. Rather than making a sell he fixes her equipment and gets invited back to her home. The one she shares with her father. As he gets to unde
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Penny Leidecker
May 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
If you’re looking for a fast Christmas read, then you can’t go wrong with Kentucky Christmas. Billie first meets Andrew when he crashes into the side of Cold Spot, the local bar. They next meet at the vet clinic and instead of selling her new vet equipment, he fixes their current ultrasound machine. She invites him home, to thank him for all the money he saved them. Andrew doesn’t know what to think of all the animals and Christmas decorations. Grab your copy and see what happens.
Beth
Oct 14, 2019 added it
This was the first book in this series that I read. While the premise sounded sweet; I ended up not finishing it- sadly because the author dropped a bedroom scene in that didn't really need to be there; don't think I'll try the rest.
Lea
Dec 04, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: romance, holiday
2.5 stars - Cute, super fast read. Very christmasy but very short so there’s no character development or relationships. There’s chemistry and sex from lust at first sight. And animals, they’re probably the best part.
Valerie
Terrible. Such a terrible, foolish book. Really?
Elizabeth
Nov 29, 2017 rated it liked it
It was cute, but not very deep or developed.
Adelaide
Dec 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Short and sweet

I had a good time reading this book. It is about family and traditions . Very easy to read. Enjoy !
Melody
Jan 11, 2019 rated it liked it
Quick read finished in just under an hour, cute storyline
Jennifer Marie
Jan 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
Cute book, quick read.
Peggy Moore
Feb 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
cute read loved it makes you feel good
Terri
Dec 06, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019-reads
This book was not a good one for me. When Andrew goes to Kentucky for work, and has an accident he meets Billie. They spend Christmas together.
Victoria
Dec 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
Short and sweet. It was better than I expected for a novella.
Katy
Mar 23, 2020 rated it did not like it
I really don't like novellas. I don't know why I read them.

Andrew and Billie are okay characters but there isn't enough time for anything less than superficial to happen in the story.
Tina
Nov 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: e-books-i-own
Kentucky Christmas by Sarah Title is a great pick if you are looking for a quick holiday read. I read it in a little over an hour or so, and it was one of those sweet, uncomplicated kind of books that I just love reading during this time of the year.

The book begins with Andrew Bateman accepting a job from his cousin as a veterinary supply salesman after he gets laid off from his real job as IT support for a law firm. He is not a very good salesman and is wanting to get through this last stop i
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DelAnne Frazee
Dec 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed
Title: Kentucky Christmas - A Southern Comfort Novel
Author: Sarah Title
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
Published: 12-5-2013
ISBN: 9781601831163
E-Book ASIN: B00DD31PRI
Pages: 65
Genre: Romance
Tags: Series


Andrew Bateman, Veterinarian Medical Supplies Salesperson, who appears lost on a lonely road when his GPS goes out. The last destination list was for Hollow Bend. If he can get there he can find a room and meet the client the next day. When he arrives in Willow Bend he slides on the ice into t
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Amanda R
Nov 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance, arc, kentucky
This review can also be seen on www.chillreviews.blogspot.com

I received this from Net Galley in exchange for an honest review.

I will admit that I requested this book because its about a town in Kentucky. I was born there so I was drawn to it! I'm so glad I did!

This is a novella using some of the same characters from the authors debut novel Kentucky Home. I haven't read that book but I did not feel like I was missing anything from the story. This could be read as a stand alone I think.

Andrew is
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Pam
Nov 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
Andrew Bateman is working for his cousin as a sales rep for a veterinary supply company. Not only is he lousy at his job but he hates it. To make matters worse, it starts to snow while driving through town and when he brakes a little too fast he ends up crashing into the local tavern.

Billie and her friend Katie are just about to walk into the bar when a vehicle crashes into it, being a veterinary tech, she runs to see if she can help the driver. Andrew looks up and calls her his Angel of Death a
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Sonya Heaney
Originally posted HERE .

This is a very cute, very funny Christmas novella that works as a standalone but (I assume) includes a catch-up with some past characters from the author’s work.

Featuring a disastrously bad veterinary equipment salesman (he ends up fixing people’s old things instead of selling them newer rubbish) and a heroine who works in the veterinary practice, the romance essentially begins the moment the poor guy crashes into the side of the bar our heroine has just walked into.

I
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Sarah Title has worked as a barista, a secretary, a furniture painter, and once managed a team of giant walking beans. She currently leads a much more normal life as a librarian in West Virginia. Kentucky Home is her first novel.

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