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My Holiday Secret: A Fake Fiancé Contemporary Christmas Romance

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It's time to shine the baubles, pull out the mistletoe, and prepare to swoon in the fun, heat, and mischief of Jackson Kane's smoldering holiday read, My Holiday Secret.

He's my holiday secret... and if anyone finds out, I'm screwed.

I did everything I could to get away from my family, but somehow, I've let my sister drag me home for the holidays. Now that I'm back, everyone
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Published December 6th 2019 by Hot Tree Publishing (first published December 18th 2016)
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Lady Heather

3 stars!

Quick, short holiday erotic read.



What can I say... when your in a doctors waiting room, what better thing to do than pull out your kindle and read a little naughty romance.

**If they only knew what I was reading. Mahahahah!!
Pamela
Had a lot of potential but way too short.
Joelle
I have to say that this was one hot and funny read ! The characters were down right hilarious and the whole entire time we were reading about this dysfunctional family the only thing that came to mind is that this is just like that movie with Chevy Chase in The Christmas Vacation movie and we just laughed harder.

The Holiday started of great with a hot sexy guy and a really hot bang but,from then on it was just a total disaster but, meeting your mystery man yet again just may have turned out to b
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Tre Talbot
Dec 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I adored both Abby and Vance in this non stop page turning romcom. Front the very beginning I was hooked on Abby and her personality, this woman speaks her mind and is someone I’d love to know in life. Vance, this man gives off that rough and tough vibe but when you start to peel back his layers you will fall for him completely. These two head on over to a family gathering that will have you continuously laughing and excited to see what happens next. A great standalone with a guaranteed HEA.
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My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

 

Wow. Just wow.

I am beyond....words. (Write that down people.  This doesn't happen to me often).  Jackson Kane and Roxy Sinclaire have proven to be quite the devilish duo.

This book was hilarious, unpredictable and filled with plenty of steamy moments, throw in a very dysfuctional family and well you have the perfect holiday novella.

I loved the differnt POVs between the hero and heroine and OMG the sister, Jan needs her own book.

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Kim Byrd
Dec 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ever dread the holiday gatherings at your family's house because you know it's going to be hell? Parents think you're in a relationship because you haven't talked in forever and now they expect to meet Mr. Wonderful, and you have the brain child idea to bring a stranger as your beau? Then look no further because you have found the perfect new book!!! This book takes you through a fun, comical view of what could be. Great story line. Characters are awesome. I could totally did a man like Vance!!! ...more
Ashley Carr, LSoR
Dec 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars

Quick and fun holiday read. It was just supposed to be a one night stand but Abby needs Vance to pretend to be her fiancé to appease her certifiable family. Her real fiancé broke it off about a month ago and her sister’s soon to be husband keeps hitting on her. Vance steps in to shield her from the creepy man and when her sister’s bachelorette party leave her behind he gives her a lift. One thing leads to another and he is pretending to be her fake fiancé.
Amy
Dec 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My Holiday Secret
Jackson Kane
5 stars

Ok so heck yes this was a hilarious but wowza read. Not hilarious in the haha funny way but in the dear gosh yes … everyone is on high octane no holds barred pain in the butt mode instead of being happy and welcoming the holiday spirit inside with joy.

Abby needs a stand in for her long gone finance Chris. Clubbing with her sister for her soon to be last night of freedom before she marries the “creeper dude she is engaged to” her sister suggest finding replace
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Elizabeth
Feb 03, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: frat-brothers
So you have your typical bad boy meets good girl by basically saving her life romance written by two authors. This is my second read by Jackson Kane, and I was hoping that maybe having a second author's input would have upped his game, but for me, sadly the answer is no. I've never read anything from the second author, so that might have been my first mistake taking this book on. If you've ever read any of my other reviews, than you know I'm all about attention to detail and continuity. There ar ...more
Courtney
Dec 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this read from Jackson Kane and Roxy Sinclaire! Home for the holidays and her sister's wedding, Abby couldn't be any less excited. Family drama, a fiancé who is no longer and a sister's fiancé that she can't stand. Out at the bachelorette party she sees a man who is anything but her type in the mountain of man the bouncer. Vance is a one and done kinda guy, but after an explosive hook-up with Abby he wants more. When Abby asks him to be her fake fiancé, she'll pay him, he agrees grudging ...more
Jennifer Pierson
My Holiday Secret is a read that I really enjoyed! First of all, the hilariously placed humor had me laughing until my sides hurt, while I had trouble catching my breath. This family, OMG, was the funniest family in a book that I've read! And I'm not saying that they are all just peachy, I'm saying the family dynamics, and how it all ended up, well just don't try to drink anything while reading. Simmering chemistry was off the charts, and boiled quickly into some seriously SIZZLIN' sexy scene go ...more
Gin
Dec 07, 2019 rated it liked it
Spicy Christmas story that's a quick read. It's insta between the maid of honor and the burly bouncer as the bridal party closes out a night of debauchery. I loved the sisters, Abby and Jan, as they struggle with their love lives. Jan is a hoot as the bride and Abby's older, crazier sister. Family dysfunction leads Abby to follow Jan's plan to find a "boyfriend" for Christmas when hers is MIA. Enter hunky bouncer, Vance and it's insta lust/love in this short story. There's lots of family drama a ...more
Valentina
Feb 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a great read I couldn't put it down until the very end. This story was about Abby and her disastrous family Christmas holiday. Abby had a fiance but came out to her saying he was gay and they should move on. Abby's sister Jan is engaged to get married to Jeff. Jeff assist's the major of the town. Abby comes back home to spend the holidays with her family. Abby goes to the bar to celebrate her sisters Jan's impending wedding to Jeff. There she see's Vance the bouncer and thinking that he ...more
Ga Books LoverX
Dec 04, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Y'all, if you are looking for a short but HOT novella about the holidays, My Holiday Secret is an awesome choice for you. It was short, sweet, and hot with MAJOR family drama. This might be steamy as all get out, but the story line is engaging and entertaining as well! I freaking love Vance, talk about tall, dark, and burly with a pretty good head on his shoulder as well.

All in all, I thought this was a fun read and enjoyed it immensely, even if I wished it was a bit longer, I will definitely b
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Margaret McGovern
Awesome contemporary holiday bad boy romance. This book was so entertaining and enjoyable. It's great to read a romance that has intrigue, surprises, makes me laugh and smile while reading. Abby can't seem to find the right guy. Her family have a lot of issues as well so she tries to avoid them. She goes home for the Holidays and while at her sisters bachelorette party she neets Vance. Vance is a bouncer at the local bar. His size, tatoos and persona deters most people but he steps in to help Ab ...more
CharmaineW
Dec 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book
Now, there are secrets and then there are secret secrets ( those that must never ever be revealed) but occasionally are. Abby and her sister Jan head out to celebrate, who needs an excuse eh. Abby is getting over her ex Chris and there in the bar she meets him...Vance the bouncer. Oh my word. He helps her out of a sticky situation and helps her into a sticky situation later on!!! This made me smile at all the madcap situations in this st
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Denise
Dec 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a unexpected treat I come across from this author who teamed up with another, whom I also have devoured his other novels. With my experience in reading I just knew this would be a great holiday read because of content and author. By now you think girls would know not to mess with love like this girl Abby does in this one in the pretend game but oh desperate wins. These authors takes this and runs with it giving us a quick one that will warm us so much you can take your socks off. Sprink ...more
Laura
Dec 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A rerelease of my first (and favourite) Jackson Kane novella, just in time for the holidays. Abby gets ditched by her friends while at a bar for her sister’s bachelorette party and is rescued by the bouncer, Vance. When Vance shows up the next day to return something Abby forgot, she manages to convince him to play the part of her fiancé at her family Christmas party that night. (She has neglected to tell her family that she and fiancé have broken up.) Vance agrees, and life ensues, both hilario ...more
lovestoread
Dec 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Hot Christmas story alert!  This one has it all! Family stress - who doesn't experience that over the Christmas season? Stranger sex, creepy almost brother in law, excitement and drama.  Hard to believe that so much can happen in such a short period of time.
Abby is minding her sister during her bachelorette party, things get a little rough on the dance floor and Vance (totally not her type) comes to her rescue.The evening gets more exciting when Abby is left at the bar and needs to find her own
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Julie Jefferies
Dec 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Abby has to travel home at Christmas for her sister Jen's wedding, for an average person that would be ok, but not for Abby. Abby's fiancé Chris broke it off a month ago, her sisters fiancé has tried hitting on her, and her mum is so controlling they always fight. While out on her Jens hens night, Abby is rescued by Vance, and one thing leads to to another, and the next thing Vance is Chris, and stuck in the Christmas from hell.

I really enjoyed this story, I liked how the characters all fit toge
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Aliana
Nov 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Vance and Abby

Oh the holidays! Sometimes it brings families together and sometimes it brings out the worst in families.
Abby and Vance hit it off... hard. What was suppose to be a one-night thing has turned into a "please-pretend-to-be-my-fake-fiancee-in-front-of-my-crazy-family." Abby's family is certifiable, especially her judgmental picture-loving mother.
Thankfully Abby sees past the tattoos, the muscles, the bad boy look, and realizes that Vance may just be what she needs to help her get thr
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Gavinsmommaloves2read
Dec 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing

Format: Kindle Edition
I loved this book last year when I read it and when I saw it had more added to it I couldn't wait to read it again. Abby has been dragged home for Christmas by her sister Jan for her Bachelorette party and isnt looking forward to christmas considering her fiancé just dumped her for another guy. She knows her mom isnt going to be very nice about chris leaving her so her sister gives her a. Idea for a fake fiancee. Vance is everything different then abby used to but maybe he
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Liz
On the night of her sister's bachelorette party, Vance steps in to rescue Abby, from some skeevy men, but the party leaves without her and she has no way to get home. She hooks up with Vance who shows up the next day with the wallet she left behind, but she needs a fake fiance because she lied to her family.

I actually wanted to read more about Vance who was intriguing and why Abby was ever with a gay stamp collector.
Michele
Dec 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
This was such a fun and sexy read. It was great to know that characters were not perfect and had issues just like normal people. The characters were great! Their story kept me glued to my kindle. I read it nonstop till I sadly read the last word. Fantastic book! Check it out! I am voluntarily leaving my review after reading an advance reader copy from the author. I look forward to more from these outstanding authors!
Book-Lovin-Momma
Dec 20, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great hilarious yet hot read for the Holidays! Vance and Abby should have been a one-night stand, but Vance ends up being her stand-in fake fiance. It's crazy fun, yet sweet and hot. Abby's crazy family and their expectations...great novella. Gotta love that mistletoe in the right place, at the right time!

I voluntarily reviewed an advance reader copy of this book.
Kristina Simkins
Mr. Kane does it again!!! I loved this book. Its phenomenally written with wonderful characters and an awesome and entertaining storyline.

Abby and Vance’s holiday romance is unforgettable. A wild ride of family, lies, secrets, and new unexpected love. Her holiday secret turns into their Christmas Miracle.🎄❤️

Highly recommended!
Cynthia Carpenter
Vance and Abby from hot and steamy to hilarious and serious that keeps you wanting more and more. Each page gives you a little bit of everything and loads of holiday family drama to earth shattering revelation. An amazing read from start to finish with everything you would from a holiday book. Can't wait to read more from.him
Lauren
Dec 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a quick read ... but it was fun. Abby and Vance meet by chance when he saves her when she's out with her sister. These two have amazing chemistry and hit off quickly. When Vance shows up at her parents they both end up victims of the family fathering from hell lol. There's drama, lots of funny moments and a few steamy ones. Lots happens quickly and it keeps it interesting.
Suzette
Dec 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A quick hot read. Abby needs a stand in fiancé. Vance comes to her rescue in the club and finds himself filling in the role. This is a short story filled with heat and action. Follow 5he craziness that takes place as secrets are unraveled, punches are thrown, an action packed rescue and a husband regains his role at home.
Jennifer Lovins
Oct 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Holidays

If you think your holiday gatherings are unbearable, come join Abby at her’s. Yours will become a walk in the park. She try’s to save face and get someone to pretend they are her fiancé. Will her plan work or will it back fire? Will something more come of it?
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Jackson Kane is a professional stuntman, athlete, romance author, and above all else, a hopeless romantic. From American Ninja Warrior, to some of your favorite films, Jackson brings a unique writing style forged from countless harrowing adventures.

He’s a lover of travel, his fans, his romance author peers, dulce de leche, and all things beautifully weird and interesting. He invites you to relax,
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