A Stockingful of Joy
Join award-winning author Hannah Howell as she gives readers a double dose of romance for the holidays with two feisty, flame-haired cousins, a dangerous cross country chase, and two rough and rugged men who find love with the irrepressible, impossible Kenney women....
A Heartful Of Wishes
Deidre Kenney made a deathbed promise to her fathershot in cold blood by two gunmen lo...more
A Christmas in Paradise
Deirdre took to heart her father’s dying wish to complete his last job and deliver important documents to the Callahan family in Paradise, Montana. Papers that would put a stop to land claims against them by a rival family.
She knows it dangerous, seeing as how the rival family ...more
When her father is shot down in cold blood by two gunmen searching for land deeds he had been hired to deliver to Paradise, Montana, Deidre Kenney and her cousin Maura embark on a perilous journey to finish his assignment and encounter two extraordinary men who will change their lives forever.
I enjoy Howell's writing.
Reviewed by Rinou
Review Copy from the Publisher
Already published several times since 1999, A Stockingful of Joy is part of these republications I ask for on NetGalley without first checking the reviews of the previous editions. This book is made of two stories taking place at the same time.
The starting idea is the in America in 1882, a man charged with delivering deeds to a family in Montana is killed in Saint Louis by enemies of this family. Before dy ...more
What was nice about A Stockingful of Joy was that we had the pleasure of getting two stories bundled ...more
This Christmas novel was a nice read. The author takes two stories and wraps them together, even though each is told separately. It is the journey, not the destination that makes people see who others truly are. This brings the possibly of love during the holidays, even though the journey is dangerous.
Deidre and Maura Kenney are cousins who promised to fulfill to Deidre's dying father the return of the deed to the Callahan fam ...more
This is a book with two stories about two cousins and two brothers who are determined to get a packet of documents to Paradise, Montana before their evil neighbors try to stop (kill) them.
In the first book, Diedra Kenney meets Tyrone Callahan while on her way to his ranch and deliver papers. Both Diedra and Maura have made a deathbed promise to Diedra's father when he was killed on a failed attempt to get the papers to the Callahan's. Tyrone never f ...more
Both stories had a fun style of riding with lots of action going on. There is never a dull moment and I loved both the strong heroines make their way across the country with the help of the Callahan brothers. I think I enjoyed Deidre's story a tad more and I ...more
Those boys they meet up with know that they are getting to Paradise no matter what, they made a deathbed promise.
I do like how it really is one full story, but broken up into two stories then combined at the end.
I read this a few years ago, but I was happy to reread.
*I received this copy from Netgalley.com in exchange for an honest review
It is two short stories:
1. A christmas in Paradise
2. Maura's Christmas Secret
Both written by Ms. Howell. Looks like westerns.
She has also used the following pseudonyms:
Anna Jennet, Sarah Dustin and Sandra Dustin