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A Gentleman for Christmas

4.21  ·  Rating details ·  256 ratings  ·  101 reviews
Some say “chivalry is dead.”

I don’t think so. Most women I know like a gentleman.

Protective, opens doors, treats women with respect, typically follows the rules.

But a gentleman doesn’t fall for his best friend’s woman. Current or ex.

And that’s what I’ve done.

During the Christmas season of all times — that magical time for decorations, gifts, family . . .

Yes, the girl who
ebook, 122 pages
Published November 26th 2018 by Prescott Lane
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Jax is part of a group of friends that have been together since childhood. For as long as he can remember, it’s been Maci & Malcolm and Luke & Skylar and him. But before there was Luke & Skylar, it was Jax & Skylar as best friends. Now she’s back home in Florida for Christmas, having severed her 10-year relationship with Luke. Circumstances also worked out that she now has to stay with Jax instead of Maci & Malcolm and she’s clearly shattered and done with Luke.

I was unprepared for how “big” thi
DJ Sakata
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I’m in trouble. She’s in “all men are assholes” mode. Threat level red. Someone should hoist the red flag up on the beach, warning hazardous conditions ahead.

The beach is wide, the water vast, the sky unending, and I’m reminded how small I am, like a single grain of sand… I look out toward the horizon, where the blue sky meets the blue water. Two shades of the same color. That’s the perfect way to think about Jax and me… Jax and I are the horizon, where he ends I begin, and vice
I had mixed feels about this read...

It was somehow a bittersweet inspite the HEA that was expected...

I loved the writing as I always do in Prescott Lane's books...she writes about 'real life' situations and subjects and the tension of having these 'familiar' issues dealt with and participate in this 'life like' movie/story unwined in front of my eyes....makes all the more investment...

and I still have to come to terms that most of the times life is messy as hell, things are more than complicated
Carlene Inspired
Nov 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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4.5 Stars

What does the man who wrote The Gentleman's Guide really know about love? It turns out, not everything, not even close. When the girl who got away comes back into his life Jax pulls out all the stops and while he uses some of his rules, he makes and breaks some along the way too. Skylar's heart is a bit tender, but it isn't broken, at least not where Jax is concerned. The feelings they kept to themselves all those years ago come right back
Sofia Lazaridou
Nov 28, 2018 rated it liked it
Two things bothered me while I was reading the book. The first one was the first few pages where we learn that Jax slept with his ex, once again. It was an unnecessary detail and I don't really need to know that in order to understand what kind of person the hero of the novella is. This is a 122 pages story after all. The second thing that did the most damage was Skylar's relationship with Luke. They broke up one day and practically the next she is starting something not platonic with Jax. She g ...more
Laura Lee
Nov 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A Gentleman for Christmas
By: Prescott Lane
4.5 Pink Cruiser Stars

I absolutely love reading Christmas stories. Although they’ve certainly changed over the years, nothing beats a good story with an even better Christmas.

We’ve all had that unwritten rule playing in the back of our head on replay our entire life. Never date the ex of a good friend. You just don’t do it.

But what if….

What if the person who is meant to be YOUR forever is available now that they’ve ended a 10-year relationship with one
Nov 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
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A GENTLEMAN FOR CHRISTMAS is live! I adored this holiday novella, guys. So good! Skylar and Jax are best friends. She dated another friend, he has to follow the bro code but has always loved her. This one was silly, sweet, and super sexy! I really think you’re going to love it!
Nov 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing

4.5 Stars ~ Reviewed by Sharon Thérèse at KindleFriendsForever

What a delightful Christmas read. In fact, it’s one of those books you’ll pick up, won’t want to put down and have even less desire for it to end. The title couldn’t have been more apt, seeing as the male protagonist is just that, the perfect and chivalrous gentleman. And the cover! Isn’t it gorgeous? This is the second book I’ve read by Lane and can’t tell you how impressed I am by her creative writing.

Jax Teigan has it all
Vanessa (nessreads)
Nov 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
*I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC of this book*

4.5 Stars

A Gentleman for Christmas gave me all those holiday feels. The perfect holiday treat. It was sweet, sexy and it'll warm your heart.

Skylar has just gotten out of a very long relationship. She always thought she'd be at a different stage into her and Luke's relationship, but as time passes that's just not the case. Heartbroken and alone, Skylar decides to go home for Christmas. At least she knows there, she'll be surrounded by the peopl
Diane (Books and Tequila Blog)
A Gentleman For Christmas is a perfect holiday treat! Sweet and sexy and warm enough to melt your heart!

“In war as in love, there are rules of engagement. You have to know when to strike, know when to wait, know when to go in guns blazing.”

I loved this second chance, friends to lovers story! Jax just cannot break the bro code, the Gentleman’s rule. He can’t date his best friend’s ex, even if he was in love with her first. And even if he loves her too much to back away.

“Gentleman’s Rule—When y
Sandra ~ ♥ Cross My Heart ♥
Every lady needs a Gentleman for Christmas! One like just like Jax! This is a short but very complete, satisfying story with lots of feelings & emotions - a good Friends to Lovers, Second Chance romance. Jax breaks all his own rules when he gets a second chance with Skylar, the one that got away. In spite of regrets, torn loyalties, and the "never date a best friend's ex" rules, he lays it all on the line for love. A fantastic holiday Must Read! ...more
Michelle Claypot_Reads
Nov 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Great book to pop my cherry with this author. It was a fast paced, dual POV read. I REALLY loved Jax. Skylar was a sweetheart and I am glad everyone got their deserved HEA.

I received an ARC of this book.
Nov 17, 2018 rated it really liked it

Another book by Prescott Lane I couldn't put down. I loved this book of second chances.

Skylar returns home after a break up with her boyfriend of 9 years and is supposed to stay with her best friend Maci but due to a sickness bug in the family she stays with their mutual friend Jax instead so she doesn't get the sickness bug.

Skylar is still licking her wounds from her recent break up with Luke but wants to enjoy her Christmas with her friends as well as planning her new future.
Ryan - Sweet Red Reader
Dec 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-love
Can I get Jax for Christmas? He was the best part of the book - and the book was really good as a whole. I loved the second chance romance, especially since it featured childhood friends. I also thought the plot was really unique since all the players involved were childhood friends so the shifts in relationships had rippling affects through the entire group. I would've been happy to see this as a full novel - I want more Jax! I was absolutely flabbergasted by the actions of Skylar's ex and had ...more
Happily Mary After
Nov 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A Gentleman for Christmas is a quick and sexy friends-to-lovers, holiday romance that is perfect for the season. I fell hard for Jax from the moment he stepped onto the page, and I couldn’t get enough of him. He and Skylar have an amazing connection, and I was rooting for them to get their happy-ever-after!
Ashton Noel
Jun 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
A nice, quick read. I felt Jax was just a hair too possessive and caveman-ish for my liking but just a hair. Would like to see another book from Luke's point of view or his story after.
Flo Grugel
Nov 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
A Gentleman For Christmas will leave you with festive warm and fuzzies.
I loved "gentleman" Jax and Skylar's chemistry.
Sweet read.
Kelly Williams
Nov 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved Jax and Skyler's book. What a great story. At first, diving into this book I wasn't sure what to think being that this group was so close. After hearing what happened in Skyler's past relationship I was happy to see her move on. I also loved the supporting characters. I wold totally recommend this book. It was too heavy, the romance was sweet and it was a great story line. I just recently found this author and now want to read all her past work. A great, short holiday read!!!
Nov 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A Gentleman For Christmas is a wonderful holiday romance story about two childhood best friends who are unexpectedly reunited in their hometown during the Christmas holiday after being apart for ten years, and their discovery of the holiday season's magical gift of receiving a second chance at love.

Author Prescott Lane weaves a beautiful romantic tale that takes the reader on an emotional roller coaster ride as they follow Jax and Skylar's story. Their story is set in the small southern beach to
Nov 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Prescott Lane is quickly becoming one of my must read authors and this is another one of her books that I struggled to put down.

I’m not usually one to go for the gentleman in my books. I can’t get enough of a flawed bad boy but Jax has 100% converted me. Good looking, extremely successful and a true gentleman...Jax has got it all going on. So much so that he’s turned the art of been a gentleman in to a successful business. When his best friends ex returns to town for Christmas Jax is faced with
books are love
Nov 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
The book centers around a group of friends and their friendships, love, romance, family and respect. We have it told in SKylar’s and Jax’s view. Frankly I love Jax. He is sarcastic, honest, real and we truly see that he follows his books but stretches the intent to fit what he wants. I love that moment on stage when he is giving his talk to all those woman and his speech changes so he can give a personal message to Skylar. The girl he loves and let get away and is trying to get to forgive him an ...more
Lauren at Live Read and Breathe Reviews
3.5 Stars!

Source: eARC for Honest Review Courtesy of Social Butterfly Pr

Genre: Contemporary Seasonal Romance


Skylar, Luke, Jax, Maci and Malcolm were high school best friends and remained best friends even when 2 of them moved away. In this friendship group some became couples and some were just friends. And the number one rule within friends is not to covet what the other has, especially when it comes to girlfriends.

Jax is living large as a successful single man whom is also a motiv
PP's Bookshelf
Nov 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
A Gentleman for Christmas celebrates friendship and true love in a story set in holiday season. Jax has a book of rules. Gentleman's rule. And he makes a living out of it literally. But all his rules go out of the window when his childhood best friend Skylar ends up at his place in Christmas holiday after breaking up with another of his best friend. Sparks fly, passion burns, hearts break, chaos ensues and we get an amazing story!

What is more important? Friendship code among a group of best fri
Nov 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is my second ARC from Ms. Prescott Lane. I was so excited to sign up because of the blurb and because I'm a Christmas-person.

I devoured this overnight... page after page, it was just—intriguing... enticing.

Its an easy read... and sure there sad moments but those never stay sad for long... the characters were great but the pacing was a wee bit hurried, to me at least. I felt like the relationship needed to stew a little bit.

I am all for drama and a gripping love triangle... I know both lea
* A review copy was provided by the author for the Blog Tour *

~ 5 Breaking All the Rules Stars ~

FULL REVIEW to come for the Blog Tour.... Great Holiday read....I truly enjoyed it :)

FULL REVIEW Now Posted::
Guys have many rules when it comes to dating women….you know Bro Code. So what happens when the woman you have loved all your life is your Best Friends woman?? Do you break the rules or do save the friendship??

Read A Gentleman for Christmas to find out how Jax and Skylar made it through.

A Ge
Nov 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I know ...well I know her in the book world I mean, I've promoted her books over and over ...and she is one of those authors who always makes a point to say HEY, THANKS!! she is just a real genuine person, so kind and gracious. I love that. Makes you wanna be kind to the next person and so on. I love folks like that. I had been meaning to get to her books, I am so glad I got to this bad boy. If you know Beth, u know she loves Christmas novellas and anything Christmas ...any time of the y ...more
Thuy Taylor
Nov 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Childhood best friends to drifted apart to lovers story. I am a total sucker for childhood best friends to romance stories. This novella is sweet, felt real, I could actually see this as a movie, easily.

Jax and Skylar are old friends. The sweetest friendship when they were kids. The selflessness they experienced with each other was so heartmelting. But things happen in high school, and they became distant, seeing each other few times here and there because they have the same circle of friends. A
G (heartbooked)
Nov 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
Prescott Lane for sure can whip up a cookie romance with 10+ years of longing and dreaming and wanting etc...

This story bring out the unapologetic truth of the hero's love for the heroine. And explores the heroine to be okay moving on after a 10 year relationship. This childhood best friends to lovers story shows the devoted spirit of Jax in getting a chance to finally have the girl he's always wanted in his life permanently. It was a sweet story because you can tell that they were the best of f
Nov 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love Christmas it’s my fave time of the year. I would rather read a Christmas romance than watch those chessy Xmas movies on Hallmark.
Jax is a Relationship Guru who’s first love Skylar has broken up with her boyfriend, his best friend. He grew up with her but because of a Bro code he let his best friend Luke go after her a decision he sorely regrets. Skylar comes home and Jax feels he now has a second chance and he’s not going to blow it this time. Of course he’s thinking of the bro code but
Nov 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
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A holiday themed one who got away story. Jax and Skylar were childhood bestfriend's that had a falling out of sorts. Jax always had feelings for her but chose to stay away cause of the bro code. There was something interesting with that whole concept but somehow when your feelings are that strong it gets complicated now that he has a shot.

It's realistic in a way that it happens you can't help who you fall for. Yes it all gets tangled up especially with mutual friends and all that. That was refle
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Prescott Lane is the USA TODAY bestselling author of ALL MY LIFE.. She is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, and graduated from Centenary College with a degree in sociology. She went on to receive her MSW from Tulane University, after which she worked with developmentally delayed and disabled children. She married her college sweetheart, and they currently live in New Orleans with their two ch ...more

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