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It Started with A Candy Cane

(Real Men #6)

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She's city. The more designer and fluffier, the better.
He's a closed-off butcher in a small northern Canadian town.


Emily Gates is hip. If a bag's got more than three zeros in its price tag - she's in. Cream is her favorite color. And her new role as junior city planner in the city of Toronto has her excited beyond all reason. For the gal with the troubled past - something
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Published September 2019
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Lilly Charysma
Jan 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Oh, I love candy canes. Though I try to stay away during the year, I do indulge during Christmas. Well, when it comes to “It Started With a Candy Cane”, you should devour it any time you crave something sweet and romantic. I was quickly swooning over Rufus. You know the old: “My hero” saying? Yup, that was me with this book.

Rufus and Emily cannot be more different. She is a city girl while he enjoys the quiet life of a small town. But they need each other. Emily is the type of woman that can
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Kentucky Bohemian (Grace)
What a sweet, heart-warming story! Just perfect for the holidays or any time you need a pick-me-up. The citizens of Jack’s Bay are always great for lifting my spirits anyway, but Rufus may just totally win the award for biggest heart! He’s that perfect blend of great big total bear of a man with enough awareness to know when those around him are hurt, upset, or needing a friendly ear. He’s open and warm—what you see is what you get. He’s also very intuitive (can we get him to teach classes to ...more
Lisa B. Lovely
Dec 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely loved this story. Emily and Rufus are wonderful characters. Emily grows so much over the course of this short, sweet romance. Rufus makes some pretty significant changes to his mind-set as well. The plot is fantastic, all of the peripheral characters are fabulous. I love Susan Saxx's characters and stories, they feel like "real" people to me with all of the their foibles and triumphs. I'm definitely reading more from her as soon as I can.
Pat
Jan 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This sweet story was wonderfully written and the characters were so very likeable that I was hooked from the very first page! I really enjoyed the interaction and the chemistry between Emily and Rufus which kept me totally engaged throughout the entire book! This book was a very enjoyable and entertaining read!

I voluntarily reviewed an advanced reader copy of this book.
Coffee Chat
Jan 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: humor, romance
What a sweet and heartwarming holiday story. I love small town stories and this is a good one. A big city girl meets a small town guy and discovers what's important in life. A very romantic holiday story. I enjoyed reading this story and look forward to reading the other books in this series. I received this book as a gift and voluntarily give this review.
Miss
May 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Not just a holiday story. Rufus.... is just the most gorgeous of characters. These REAL men of Susan Saxx creation are wonderful. This story is a gem. Although part of a series, each book can be read as a standalone and each one holds their own. Do yourself a favour, read it and think of it every time you see a Candy Cane!
Grace Augustine
Feb 20, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sweet romance set in the Canadian North.
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