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Marmalade's First Christmas

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When billionaire Jake Simons rescues a kitten the week before Christmas, the orange tabby cat leads Jake to the greatest gift of the season - Veterinarian Marley West.

The last thing Marley needs is a client meddling in her personal business, but Old Man Winter, Mother Nature, and Jake’s pregnant mares have other plans for her holiday. When she gets snowed in with Jake dur
Kindle Edition, 122 pages
Published October 25th 2016 by Paula Millhouse Digital
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Oct 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
When I first read the synopsis of this book, it sounded cute. I mean, who doesn't love Christmas and kittens, right? Throw in a billionaire hero who had been burned by gold diggers, a heroine who is hurting for money but determined not to lose her father's veterinary practice, an ex-girlfriend who is just as determined to take advantage of the heroine's plight and you have the recipe for an excellent story. Because this is a romance novel that takes place at Christmas, there was the very real ri ...more
Oct 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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This is the first book by Paula Millhouse that I have had the pleasure of reading. This is a step away from the books Ms Millhouse has writen. I loved this book. It is a fun quick read. This is a sweet love story that had been in the making for most of the main or maybe secondary characters lives, since the main character and title of the book is a kitten. I know I would have adopted Marmalade if I had had the chance. But it's a good thing that Marmalade found a forever home along with a HEA. I ...more
Oct 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Marley is a veterinarian who is having money troubles. Jake is a millionaire horse breeder who rescues Marmalade, the kitten. This is a quick, enjoyable read that was well-written with characters you will fall in love with. This was so sweet with a touching romance. A kitten who is just a marvelous character in his own right. And recipes that I am looking forward to trying. All-in-all, a wonderful story that will charm you and make the holidays brighter.
Denise R. Smith
Nov 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Christmas Love

This is such a charming and sweet story. Marly and Jake have a slightly bumpy road to happiness, and they finally get their HEA. Enjoy!
Nov 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Loved it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I read this book before going to work. Loved the characters and storyline. This is a must read for Christmas.
Oct 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
her Knight in Shining Cowboy boots 5 MARMALADE STARS

Oh, Holy Night, this is incredible. Now Marley might have been referring to Jake's hot chocolate when she said it, but it ABSO-KITTEN-LUTELY fits this story PURRFECTLY!! This is such an adorable, sweet, romantic, magical Christmas story!! Paula wasn't horsing around with this one! It tugs every single heart string I have, even a few I forgot about! But isn't that the beauty & magic of both Christmas and sweet, well-written romance stories? And
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Marmalade’s First Christmas is a quick smooth read. The writing is excellent and the story is so cute. The characters are well developed and I instantly loved them; well, most of them. I was offered this book in exchange for an honest review. I usually don’t read romances; but I loved Paula Millhouse’s previous Kingdom of Chalvaren Romances, so I knew I would like the writing.

As I read this book, I imagined it as one of those holiday movies we usually see on Lifetime; but I think it would work o
Bonnie Gill
Oct 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A Hallmark-type Christmas story.
I really enjoyed this book. The story was sweet and kept the pages turning.
Marley is the town vet and has some secrets. She is a likable character and you want to rally behind her. Jake is a super sweet millionaire who will sweep you off your feet. Marmalade is a cute little kitten that is looking for a home. It has horses too! OMG I really loved this story and don’t want to give anything away.
Even though it’s a novella, it felt more like a novel and didn’t feel
Dec 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
Adorable, sweet, sexy holiday read!
I fell in love with Jake right from the start, with him saving a tiny orange kitten lost in the snow.
And I loved his interaction with Marley. A really nice feel-good holiday story!
Beret Brenckman
Dec 30, 2016 rated it liked it
C- = some editing errors, unneeded repetition.
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Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, where Spanish moss whispers tales in breezes from the Atlantic Ocean, as a child she soaked in the sunshine and heritage of cobblestones, pirate lore, and stories steeped in savory mysteries of the south.

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