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A Prickly Christmas Kiss

by #1 International Bestselling and Award Winning Author

Allyson R. Abbott

Emma Louise Fallon, aka Elf, has two wishes for Christmas. Having spent the last few months bragging about her latest boyfriend, who's turned out to be a womanizing cheat, one, she needs to escape her well-meaning family, and, two, she needs to avoid all men while she's in a
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Published September 30th 2017 by Allyson R. Abbott
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Angela
Dec 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars

A Prickly Christmas Kiss is another wonderful story from the incomparable Allyson R. Abbott. How I love everything she writes. She has such a wonderfully descriptive, easy, well-rounded and inviting style to her writing. Her stories always draw me in and have me hanging on every word. Her books are so easy to read and always leave me with a feeling of satisfaction and warm-heartedness- and this story was no different. If I had to read Ms. Abbott's books every day for the rest of my life,
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Lisa
Dec 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I actually read A Prickly Christmas Kiss on Christmas Eve. And let me tell you, this story is freakin Christmas perfection, all wrapped up in a bow. Rudi and Elf? Seriously? The town they are in and all the crazy coincidences and THAT CAT! It’s too much and just right all at the same time.

This has your mushiness and funny moments and happy ever after. Your warm fuzzies and all that goodness you get from a holiday book done right. I absolutely loved it, was smiling the whole time I read this stor
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Heather Bass
Nov 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book I have read from this author and now I’m hooked. I love Christmas stories and after reading this story I can’t wait for Christmas. It is the most magical time of the year. This is the first book in the Christmas Kiss series. I fell in love with these characters right away. The storyline kept me hooked all the way till the end. I devoured this incredible read in only one day.

Emma Louise Fallon was looking forward spending Christmas with her new boyfriend but he turned out
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SaraLou
Dec 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A Prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson. R Abbott is a lovely short festive treat that just has to be read. It had me laughing out loud at a few different points, I'm so glad that I read it. I was intruiged after reading the blurb.


From the main character whose nickname is Elf and  shop owners that resemble Santa and Mrs Claus, to a local policeman with a red nose called Rudi and a cat that just might have magical powers. This story had me hooked before I'd even passed the front cover.


After being lef
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Maura
Dec 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a sweet holiday romance. This short story by Allyson R. Abbott is a quick and satisfying read. It's light on drama and angst and full of holiday magic.

This story has it all. A strong and independent woman, a man with a good heart, a quirky town with holiday spirit and a cat that seems to be magical.

I would absolutely recommend this book to my mom's book club as their holiday read.
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Elizabeth
Dec 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A Prickly Christmas Kiss (Christmas Kiss: Book 1) by Allyson R Abbott was a cute book. I really enjoyed it, and while it is a story that takes place over Christmas, it could be read and enjoyed any time of the year. The characters were fun and witty, and reflected good off each other. The resemblance and references to Christmas, including their names and the town name, were fun and festive additions. There are a lot of little surprises in this book, and references to Christmas, Santa and the Nor ...more
Katie
Nov 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-star
The Prickly Christmas Kiss
By Allyson R. Abbott
5 stars!
I have read quite a few books byt this author now and she never fails to deliver a beautifully written story. Her characters are always amazing and her descriptive writing is great. I think it has to be said that this book is probably one of my favourites from her. I loved this story so much that I didn’t want it to end! I just totally fell in love with the characters and their story! The story is about Emma Louise Fallon who because of her i
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E.A.
A Prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson R. Abbott is everything I love about cheesy Christmas movies, you know, the hallmark kind. This book was Christmas magic, and more.

I am in love with this book, like OMG, I can't even right now. I am a cheesy romance lover, and this book, hit everything. If I apply my hallmark movie drinking game to this book.. I'd be dead. In truth I want Rudi for myself, my name is close to Emma's, so I just, you know, swapped her out a little bit... lol..jk.. maybe.

In all s
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Indie Editor Nancy
Nov 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed the first story in this book The Prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson Abbott. A best friend plans a very special Christmas gift for her girlfriend and her handsome cousin; who are both single and missing out on someone to love. This story was fun to read and creatively written. I enjoyed the use of Christmasy names for the main characters in the town called North Poleton. I like that Elf was a strong and independent woman who tried and succeeded in keeping herself safe and warm for ...more
Tracy Antonelli Manderson
Dec 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A Prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson R. Abbott

5 out of 5 stars
This is the first book that I have read by Ms. Abbott but also the first book in the Christmas kiss series and I really enjoyed this short love story that had me laughing and rereading certain parts. I loved the setting and the small town that looks after their own and has amazing trust. The way Ms. Abbot descried the rustic setting and the isolation was perfect. The characters where well developed and the story line is amazing.
This s
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Bobbi Wagner
Nov 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The Prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson R. Abbott is a sweet romance story that will warm your heart on a cold night. This is a story about a woman named Emma but everyone calls her Elf. She just broke up with her cheating boyfriend but doesn't want to deal with her family's questions about it. She decides she will spend two weeks in a cabin with her best friend. What will happen when her best friend can't come? Will she continue to stay? Will she learn to build fires and survive the storm on her ...more
Emma
Dec 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A Prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson R. Abbott is the first book in the Christmas Kiss series and is a five-star read. I absolutely loved this book and the characters that are in it are beyond anything that you could imagine. You will fall in love with Allyson R. Abbott as an author and her characters for how unique they are. Emma Louise Fallon, aka Elf, has two wishes for Christmas. Having spent the last few months bragging about her latest boyfriend, who's turned out to be a womanizing cheat, o ...more
Debi
Dec 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A Prickly Christmas Kiss (Christmas Kiss: Book 1) by Allyson R. Abbott

5 Stars

Im beginning to wonder if there will ever be a book that this author writes that I wont love. I don't even know how many I have read, but each one has been amazingly awesome, and that's including her How to books for things that don't even apply to me LOL

This was such a fun read, I loved every single thing about this book, Elf, Rudi, Mr and Mrs C., Sue/SLH, North Polerton, absolutely everything. This was the best way to
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Krystal gaston
Dec 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A Prickly Christmas Kiss written by Allyson R. Abbott. Christmas Kiss Book 1, these stories are stand alones. This was part of a box set Mistletoe Kisses and Christmas Wishes, with Tamara Ferguson. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect with this story since I didn’t read about it first I just thought the cover picture was cute so why not haha. The story had me laughing Emma aka Elf went through a bad break up and has sworn off men, he overbearing family makes it all worse. So she decided shes going ...more
Katie Kearney
Nov 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A Prickly Christmas Kiss (Christmas Kiss:Book1) by Allyson R. Abbott is a short but adorable holiday read. In this story we meet Elf yes you read that right Elf, adorable name right! Well anyway Elf is having a run of bad times and needs an escape only now her best friend isn't coming on the escape plan. So she decides to go with the flow anyway and ends up meeting an interesting cast of characters. This book was everything I was hoping for when I read the blurb. It's got a silly cat, romance an ...more
Kerry Baker
Nov 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
A Prickly Christmas Kiss (Christmas Kiss 1) by Allyson R. Abbott is a festive heartwarming story that cannot fail to put a smile on your face.

When Emma - or Elf as she is known to all her friends - finds herself spending Christmas alone in her friends cabin she decides that maybe a couple of weeks on her own is exactly what she needs.
I’m a town where everyone is overly friendly, in a cabin with no electricity Elf discovers that she is a little more capable than she ever expected.

When she meets R
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Lynn Jones
Nov 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A Prickly Christmas
Christmas Kiss: Book 1
by: Allyson R.Abbott
5 Stars

This was an incredible story and the characters the author came up with were magical and made the story. It is full of romance, mystery, and most of all magic. Emma, better known by her nickname Elf, ends up spending her Christmas alone at her friend's cabin. She comes across a yellow cat who she calls Sue who Elf swears is magical. Whatever she needs the cat appears and she figures out the cat is showing her where to find it. W
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Kaitlynn Taylor
Nov 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
A Prickly Christmas Kiss- Allyson R. Abbott

4 star review

A Prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson R. Abbott is a super short and sweet festive story. Allyson provides a creative storyline filled with Christmas cheer! It’s a story about overcoming obstacles and falling in love, it’s a story that had me ready for Christmas from the first chapter!

The main character, Elf, always seems to have terrible luck yet she somehow always has a positive attitude. She is one resilient woman with a great sense of h
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Dori cousley
Dec 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A Prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson Abbott is the first book in the Christmas Kiss series. This is a sweet holiday romance that leaves you feeling that holiday magic. Emma whose nickname is Elf is not having the best of times at this moment in her life. She is suppose to go to her best friend’s cabin. Unfortunately her best friend can not go, but Elf decides to go anyway. She needs the time away. The cabin is very rustic. A stray cat finds his way to Elf and keeps her company. She thinks he has ...more
Renee
Dec 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
A Prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson Abbott
Stars: 4
This is book one of the Christmas Kiss series. This story is set in a town that have North Pole hints. I actually loved that in the book. I could not wait for how else Allyson Abbott was going to incorporate this into the story. The two characters, Emma and Rudi, have been burned by love, and it has left a mark on both characters. They feel an attraction, but each have different obstacles to overcome. These two characters work well with each othe
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Martha
Nov 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
LOVE THIS BOOK‼
A Prickly Kiss (Christmas Kiss: Book 1) by Allyson R. Abbott is a romantic comedy that I couldn’t put down! Emma Louise Fallon aka ELF is so far out of her league when she decides to spend Christmas in a cold cabin that belongs to her friend. With only a generator for lights, no hot water, and how will she ever learn to build a fire before she either freezes to death or a bear eats her. She wants to be alone after finding out what a cheat her boyfriend is. No more men..EVER. But w
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Ashleigh
Nov 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2017
A Prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson R. Abbott was such a fun quick read that I couldn’t help but read it all in one sitting. There were several times that the story did make me have to suspend myself, when talks of magic came in. But overall this was a great story that was full of love, holiday craziness and even an adorable cat. Rudi was a great hunky lead role and Elf was just realistic enough to be like someone that a reader could cheer for. When these two got together sparks flew and readers ...more
Jean Martin
Nov 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A Prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson R. Abbott. What great mischief you can get into with a woman nicknamed Elf, a handsome knight in shining armor named Rudi and a cat named Sue!
This is a wonderfully cute, fun Christmas story that had me melting with the gentle heat of seduction. Getting from here to there was a lot of fun. This book is the perfect read for the Christmas Season and I highly recommend it to anyone who wants a little Christmas fun. This is just the right thing to find in your s
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Erin
Dec 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This was a great Christmas themed read, to distract me from the hustle, bustle and all the running around. One night curled up under a blanket with a mug of hot Chocolate and this book provided a great escape from the stress that comes along with the holiday season.

A prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson Abbott, was a great well written holiday themed novel. I loved that it was unpredictable, it honestly exceeded all my expectations. The characters were well developed while the story line read like
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Sheri
Dec 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
A Prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson R. Abbott is the first book in the Christmas Kiss series. This is a fun book with a light story with a seasonal theme. The author was creative and used names and other mentions to add to the Christmas theme such as "Elf" otherwise known as Emma Louise Fallon. I enjoyed this book because it was a quick, fun read. I was already in the Christmas mood but if I had not been this book would have helped me get there. I also enjoyed that this book had two people that ...more
Sheryl
Dec 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved this story because the interaction between Elf and Rudi. soooo cute!

I am voluntarily leaving my honest review of this book.
Amber
Dec 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
A Prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson R Abbott is an adorable romance written during Christmas. All the main characters had Christmasy names. I think the book was a lot of fun and written well. It was a very fast read for me and easy to get lost in. I enjoyed the characters and the cat. It’s a bit cheesy but I enjoy the hallmark Christmas movies and this is what it reminded me of. This was a fun book and I enjoyed it. I would rate it 4 stars!
Sunday
Dec 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A Prickly Christmas Kiss by Allyson R. Abbott
Five Stars

A Prickly Christmas Kiss is the first book in the Christmas Kiss Series by Allyson R. Abbott. I have read many books by Ms. Abbott and I loved each and every one. This is the best Christmas story I have read this year. I love how Ms. Abbott can switch genres with such ease. This story is fun and quirky with witty dialogue, and an amazing furball that make the story flow. This story had me laughing out loud, which I love books that do. This
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Jenni Bishop
Dec 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
A Prickly Christmas Kiss (Christmas Kiss: Book 1) by Allyson R. Abbott is a unique and quirky short story that will have you laughing as you follow along with this sweet romance. Christmas is a magical time of year and it seems that it is more so at North Poleton. Where strange things happen and bring joy to those who live there. Where outsiders are welcomed and love may just find you.

This is one christmas tale you should take the time to read. I promise you will not be disappointed.
Heather Lovelace
Dec 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Such a cleverly written Christmas short story! I loved this whole book and how the plot unfolded. The names of the characters were clever as well - Emma/Elf and Rudi - love their names and loved them! The plot was fun, well paced, and not so predictable that it left the reader bored. It felt fresh and new and lovely. A refreshing holiday read. Two enthusiastic thumbs up!
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