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'Tis the Season to Get Lucky

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Unlucky-in-love PR manager Kate Braithwaite doesn’t think her Christmas could get any suckier. Until a trip into work on Christmas Day leaves her snowbound in the Fifth Avenue department store with her boss’s far-too-tempting playboy son Ryder Sinclair. Ryder’s rugged, reckless and none too pleased to be stuck in a place he hates with an uptight workaholic like Kate—but as ...more
ebook, 70 pages
Published November 8th 2013 by Entangled: Indulgence
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Bernie
Oct 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
'Coz the Season to Get Lucky I'd a short Christmas story written by author Heidi Rice.
Sarah
Dec 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
I read this novella as part of the Baby, It's Cold Outside anthology (This story was called 'Tis the Season to Love Shopping in the anthology & has been re-named before being released as an individual novella)

Kate moved from London to New York for her dream job but she left her boyfriend behind and their attempts at a long distance relationship were a disaster. Lonely and miserable she decides she might as well make the most of the Christmas day quiet to catch up on her work. When she ends u
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Sandy S
Dec 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
3.75 stars


TIS THE SEASON TO GET LUCKY by Heidi Rice is the latest Christmas novella from Entangled Publishing and it is a quick and fun read for anyone with a few minutes to spare.

The premise follows Kate Braithwaite-whose long distance relationship was brought to an abrupt halt on Christmas morning. Hoping to forget about the holiday, she heads to her office where she is determined not to wallow in her own pity party. But luck would have it when the boss’s son Ryder Sinclair makes an unexpecte
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Romance Between The Sheets
Please note this review may contain spoilers.

Kate is heading to her job at Sinclair’s on Christmas Day, trying to ignore the fact that she’s all alone on Christmas and that her long-distance boyfriend dumped her. Just. That. Morning. Ryder is the heir to the Sinclair’s fortune and is also at the store trying to find a Christmas present for his daughter. When they bump into each other, their first impressions of the other are not that great. Kate thinks Ryder is nothing more than a wealthy playbo
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I loved this story. ‘Tis the Season to Get Lucky was so much more than I was expecting. This is definitely a Christmas romance NOT to be missed. Appearances are not always as they seem and this story is a perfect example of that. ‘Tis the Season to Get Lucky made me laugh, smile, and fall in love with Ryder and Kate.

Ryder Sinclair is the heir apparent to the Sinclair department store. He doesn’t make a lot of appearances at the store but he pulls d
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Shirley Frances
Ryder Sinclair is back in town to visit is daughter fro Christmas and is visiting his father’s store for a present. In walks Kate, the new PR manager for the store. She knows of Ryder and what she knows does not impress her. Having to spend an evening locked up in the store waiting out a storm is not what she had planned, especially in the company of the playboy-heir of the company.

This was such a fun story. I enjoyed watching as Kate’s assumptions about Ryder were put to rest and in its place a
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Cheryl Sanders
Nov 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
With a crazy snow storm outside, Kate has to deal with her phobia of being afraid of the dark. When the lights go out she latches onto the first safe thing in her path, which happens to be Ryder Sinclair and of course, Ryder doesn't mind having a sexy voluptuous woman plastered to his chest, even if it is from fear. Kate and Ryder are stuck in his father's department store because there's a freak snow storm outside and of course, they make the best out of the situation. When the storm's over and ...more
Jasmyn
Entangled has been doing well this season with their Christmas novellas. Tis the Season to Get Lucky puts Kate, a PR manager snowed into a department store with Ryder, the son of store's owner. I wish I had a chance like this - it would be so much fun raiding the different deparments for "survival supplies". Ryder jumps at the opportunity to get closer (and fulfil his dream of raiding the store as well) to the uptight Kate, and Kate decides to let her guard down and enjoy herself for just one ni ...more
Monique
Oct 30, 2013 rated it liked it
Review to come
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Disclaimer: I received this book free of charge from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are my own.

This was such a perfect Christmas novella, that it made me want to read more of it. Unfortunately, it’s a novella which means, short and sexy, and boy was it sexy. First let me say this cover completely fits with our hero in the story. I mean, have you taken a look at those abs?
As I’ve said with every novella I’ve read,
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Becky
Nov 11, 2013 rated it really liked it
Full review on my blog, Becky on Books.

Somehow, even though 'Tis the Season to Get Lucky is even shorter in length than the first book in the series, 'Tis the Season to Kiss Santa, it didn't end up feeling nearly as rushed. I found the initial antagonism between the two characters much more believable, and their gradual giving in to their attraction more realistic. Plus, they got to indulge in every woman's secret fantasy--"shopping" in a closed department store. (Seriously. With a hot guy, too.
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Michelle
Nov 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2013
I've been reading a lot of Christmas themed novellas for reviews & this is my FAVORITE one so far. It was perfect in so many ways! I loved that while there was an instant attraction between Katherine and Ryder, they had almost a "distrust" of each other because of their preconceived ideas. Secondly, I loved the humor in the story - Kate's outfit when they meet, Ryder's suggestion of "What happens in a snowbound department store on Fifth...", the fun they had scavenging through the store. Wha ...more
Rosemary K
Nov 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
Kate Braithwaite is not having a very merry holiday. She is spending Christmas day at work rather than stay in her apartment alone. She was just dumped by her boyfriend by email. Getting caught in a New York blizzard might be the best thing that every happens to her. She is snowed in with Ryder Sinclair the sexy son of the store owner. They may have started off on the wrong foot but that quickly changed. The heat between these two is off the charts. Will her Christmas wish come true? I loved thi ...more
Evelyn
Nov 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
So far this is the 2nd of the 'Tis the Season books I've read from Entangled and it's currently my favorite. I'm normally not a big novella reader because I always want to know more or read what happens next but this one was really enjoyable as is. I don't care how plausible this or that was it was just a really fun story. Who wouldn't want to be trapped in a huge department store overnight and you throw in a hot guy who's been overseas embedded with the military and hasn't seen a woman in month ...more
Nicola
Nov 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
I know you should never judge a book by its cover, but how can you not! I have to admit it drew me to the book. A book that is as lovely as the site gracing the cover. It's a well-written, sexy, fun, romantic, captivating read which flows well, has wonderful loveable characters and a witty yet completely touching storyline.

As someone who admits they aren't a huge fan of novella's unless linked to a series, I was chuffed to bits with this. If you have an hour, festive frolics with Kate and Ryder
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Lynn Reynolds
Nov 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I received this book for review from the publisher and the author. I was not compensated nor was I required to write a positive review.

You’ll find that you’ll get a little jealous of how Kate and Ryder spend their Christmas. This would be a great read for Christmas Eve. And what a great way to celebrate with your significant other – think role-playing. This story will have you smiling at the end. It’s a great holiday tale. It also has me wanting to check out some of Heidi's other books. This no
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Mariana Bezerra
Oct 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2013
Katherine and Ryder were a very difficult couple for me because at first I couldn’t connect with neither. Kat was a bit cold and everything was mechanical for her, so I liked halfway into this novella the way Ryder showed some freedom. Their night together was extra hot and I think she needed after the way her boyfriend dumped her with an e-mail. At first thought you think Ryder is just another playboy, but in reality his life is completely different and he showed a nurturing side talking about ...more
Staci
Nov 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was such a sweet, romantic, and easy read. Sometimes we get too wound up in the lives we believe are meant to be for us that we lose sight on what we really need. This is how it was for Ryder and Kate. Ryder is a playboy, of sorts, the owner's son. As far as Kate can tell, he doesn't care about the business, which is the complete opposite of Kate. She would rather spend time at work on Christmas than alone at home. One snowstorm later has Kate reevaluating Ryder and both of them looking at ...more
sparklyunikorn
Dec 11, 2013 rated it really liked it
The story consists where situation happened in a store with lots of flirting and talk, and good sex. Kate's phobia, I felt bad for her because I knew exactly how it feels since me myself have a lot of phobias. Anyway, I liked her guy though. Ryder is so hot, loving, caring, sweet, cool, and very protective. Swooned. Smitten. Both of them have sense of humour and I enjoyed a lot their snarky verbal to each other. Couldn't resist from laughing a lot.

Also review it here.
Becca
Dec 14, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Holiday Fantasies come true

loved this quick holiday read about two opposites that attract and how misjudgment can be totally wrong. Sometimes love can be found in the middle if a blizzard
Ava
Nov 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
Cute little Christmas short story. And how not to be that judgemental.
What a dream to do some shoplifting just on Christmas day in a department store.
Bette Hansen
Dec 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Wonderfully fun story. Who would have thought getting trapped in a snowstorm could be so interesting. This is a fast fun sexy read that will brighten your day.
Becca
Dec 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
love this series of Christmas Novellas from Entangled. tis the season is a cute, quick read about misjudgment and second chances.
Carrie
Dec 12, 2014 rated it liked it
Read as part of the 'Tis the Season Bundle.
Priscilla
Nov 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
This was so funny! Katherine was hilarious! Great, short holiday love story! I would definitely read again, as the characters and story are great!
Sheryl C. Nash
Its written by the awesome Heidi Rice... that makes this an AUTO-BUY for me... 'nuff said :D
Marj
Dec 23, 2014 rated it liked it
everything was the great. both characters are fun but one night stand inside the dept store and the next few days theyre in love with each other.unrealistic since they dont have anything in common except that girl got dumped after a long distance rship and the hot guy is finally ready to settle down in new york. this would have been better if there was more meat in the story and the characters.
~ Cariad ~
Nov 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars
Oh now I'm definitely going soft in the head!!
I quite enjoyed this one - it's a bit of a daft story but Christmas reads can be!
Katherine
May 26, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: read-in-2014
Promising start. Too much crammed into a short story. Ok.

Bought from All Romance Ebooks.
Pepi
Nice plot and sexy cover but as a whole it felt flat .Its only 70 pages and maybe thats why.DNF.
Simone
Nov 14, 2013 rated it liked it
3.5 stars
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My name's Heidi Rice, I'm a USA Today Bestselling author. I'm married with two teenage sons (which gives me rather too much of an insight into the male psyche!). I also work as a film journalist and I was born in Notting Hill in West London (before it became as chi-chi as it is in the film starring Hugh Grant!) and I now live in Islington in North London - a stone's throw away from where they shot ...more