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The Cabin at Candy Cane Lane: A Christmas Romance (Blizzard Bluff Book 1)

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Published December 2nd 2022
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Krystal - Nerdy_book_lover_1987
Nov 29, 2022 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2022-reads
This was a quick little novella. Insta love, second chance romance. I loved the cabin setting and getting snowed in together. Perfect setting to fall back into love! Cute and fun.
Mandy Grepares
Nov 30, 2022 rated it really liked it
I was so excited to read this new book by Laramie Briscoe. A second chance romance that takes place during Christmas. Lucas and Holly were high school sweethearts. Holly came home after her fiancé leaves her at the altar. Lucas is running his own business and really struggling after losing his dad. The book is pretty short, so everything happens very quickly. I didn't have a great emotional connection with the character's, but they were written well for the length of the book. I'm still looking ...more
KristaReadsRomance
Nov 28, 2022 rated it liked it
⭐️⭐️⭐️/5

Holly is heading back to her hometown of Blizzard Bluff after being left at the altar and losing her job— all in the same day! She’s tucked away in a cozy cabin on the mountain where’s she’s hoping to find herself and heal her heart. But when a knock comes at her door, it’s instant nostalgia. Holly comes face to face with Lucas, the man she left behind years ago who once held her whole heart. With Christmas magic in the air, can these two find their second chance?

🎄What I loved:
—Novella
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Tanja OMGReads
Nov 30, 2022 rated it really liked it
Shelves: omgreads, 4star, dec-22
Lucas and Holly broke up right after graduation. He stayed home, while she went off looking, what she thought was a better life. But said life has a way of putting things into perspective and boy did life do that for Holly. She was left at the olter, lost her job and had to return home.

Lucas is still trying to pick up the pieces since his dad died. He's struggling and looking for a sign that everything will be OK. And his sign was Holly. They reconnect and quite quickly realize that there's no
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Jennifer Pierson
Dec 01, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Geez, Holly has gone through the fire in a very short length of time (like in a day), and I had one of those days (not in the same way but just as awful) this past week so I really felt for her. She's all tucked away in her hometown at a cozy cabin when she comes face to face with her past, Lucas. See, after they graduated, they broke up (her doing), and she left him in her rearview mirror. So yeah, Lucas is a bit gun shy understandably when they come face to face, but with what he's going throu ...more
ReadaholicDeb
Dec 02, 2022 rated it really liked it
3.5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫

This second chance holiday romance is a quick light read. Holly has had it rough the last few days, she was left at the altar and lost her job. She returns home and decides to spend a few days at her friend’s cabin. Lucas has taken over his dad’s construction business. With a storm approaching he was asked to winterize and check on a friend’s cabin.

I enjoyed the forced proximity of the snowstorm forcing Lucas to spend the night with Holly in the cabin. It led to the two talking about
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Well Read Nursing Student
Broken hearted Holly goes home to find herself. The home, the town, and the boy she ran away from after high school


Snowed in with a second chance Holly must face what she lost.

The storyline is sweet.
Jezabel Nightingale
Nov 29, 2022 rated it really liked it
Short and sweet. A lovely holiday snack that hit the right buttons. Not overly spicy, but more than a Hallmark movie! Perfect to escape with for an hour or so.
Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)




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Holly's been left at the altar and has lost her job, all on the same day. So she's heading back to her hometown, to stay in a cabin to get herself back together. When her high school love shows up to fix something at the cabin, and gets stuck with her during a white out storm, she finds that love has never left either of their hearts.



Lucas never told Holly back in high school that he wanted to follow her wherever she wanted to go af
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Jean
Nov 28, 2022 rated it it was amazing
This is book one in The Blizzard Bluff series and it is Holly and Lucas story and it is a great start to a new series and definitely a must read. Holly was devastated when Camden told her in front of all there guest's in the church that he couldn't marry her leaving her broken hearted and devastated so she left thinking that her day couldn't get any worse only to arrive at her apartment to find a letter of termination from her job so she decided that she was going back to her hometown of Blizzar ...more
Millennial Life Crisis Bookshelf
Left me wanting more! Holly has worked tirelessly to make it on her own in the big city and get away from her small-town roots for years. Having a job and getting married, she thinks she has it all, until it all comes crashing down. We start this book with Holly getting broken up with at the altar, and then when she arrives home gets the double whammy of finding out she’s lost her job. Returning to her small-town with her tail between her legs to figure out what her next move is while licking he ...more
Courtney
Nov 28, 2022 rated it really liked it
After being dumped at the alter by her fiancé, Holly is not only devastated but questioning her every she has made that led her to that point in life, so she heads back to the one place she knows she can get herself together. With Holly determined to see herself through this tough time she really looks at how far she has come away from who she truly is and her roots, so when Lucas her high school sweetheart who she left behind shows up at the cabin she is staying in, its like a realization comes ...more
Sharon Moritz-rosenthal
Dec 02, 2022 rated it it was amazing
I received a complimentary early release e-book prior to release and am voluntarily leaving a review.

This was a really cute, short, hot and sweet second chance romance in small town during the holidays. I would have liked this story to be a bit longer, but I did enjoy its fast pace and that it was a short novella.

Holly couldn't wait to leave her small town growing up. But she left the people she loved behind namely her boyfriend, Lucas who had family obligations and could not go. Now years later
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Kaya
RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐
SPICE: 🔥🔥.5



This was a fun insta-love (well, somewhat) short read.

Holly came home to Blizzard Bluff to get away from a horrible series of life events. Who can blame her when she's jilted at the altar and lost her job to boot? Seeking refuge at her family's cabin, she did not expect to run into Lucas, her ex-boyfriend from high school and the man she's left firmly in the past.

If you're looking for a quick-paced steamy holiday read about second chances, this is a great pick. There is an
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 •Cici• Theory of A Dreamer Book Blog♥
Having read Ms.Briscoe's work before i've been wanting to pick up more of her books! As soon as i found out about this Christmas read i wanted to pick it up next! I so enjoyed it!

Holly and Lucas's journey captured my attention quickly! Holly has just had her world turned upside down in two ways. She heads back to Blizzard Bluff and that's when a blast from her teenage past, Lucas, comes back into her life. Can these two reconnect and have an unforgettable Christmas together?

I really liked how Ho
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Sher
Nov 27, 2022 rated it really liked it
Holly gets dumped at the alter and fired all in the same day. Going home she runs into her old high school sweetheart Lucas. They get stuck in a cabin during a storm and end up reconnecting after 8 years apart.

During her time in Boston Holly had tried to put her family and small town community behind her since her fiancé felt he was too good for them.

At the same time Lucas took on the role of family provider and is overwhelmed with responsibility running his family’s business.

When they reconne
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Donna
Nov 28, 2022 rated it really liked it
Holly Wreath was getting married until her fiance decided he didn't want to get married in front of everyone at the wedding. So not only losing her fiance, she also lost her job so she moved back home to Blizzard Bluff. She decides to take a few days to get over everything and stays at the cabin of a friend.
Lucas Fortner is running the family construction business after his dad passed away. He has so much on his plate he struggles to get through each day and knowing they are barely making it put
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Jackie Wright
Nov 29, 2022 rated it it was amazing
If you love the holiday season and second chance at love pick up The Cabin at Candy Lane and head to the magical town of Blizzard Bluff. This is Holly and Lucas’s second chance at love and they really have a magical, romantic tale to tell.
Holly is heading home to Blizzard Bluff after losing her job and being left at the alter right before the holiday season, she is hoping to lock herself away in a mountain cabin and put the past behind her. Problem is ts her High school sweetheart is the man who
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Erin Lewis
Nov 29, 2022 rated it really liked it
4 Star Review The Cabin At Candy Cane Lane by Laramie Briscoe

What’s not to love, it’s the most magical time of the year. A time to come together with family and friends to celebrate. Laramie Briscoe is a new author to me and I cannot understand how I have not come across this author before.

I love stories set around the holidays, add in that it’s in a small town called Blizzard Bluff (I just adore the name) and it was a win/win for me. I fell hard and fast for Holly and Lucas, both separately an
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Daisy Nijs
Dec 02, 2022 rated it really liked it

The Cabin at Candy Cane Lane is a short story, a quick read, about a second chance romance.
Holly is being left at the altar, that’s when she decides to go back to Blizzard Buff, her hometown. The hometown she left to pursue her dreams, but she also left her first love behind.
Now she’s staying at the cabin, and guess who knocks on her door. Yes, Lucas, her first love. He’s there to check the cabin before the snowstorm hits, but the storm beats him to it and he has to stay at the cabin as well.
May
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Becky Baldridge
Dec 02, 2022 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-read, romance
The Cabin at Candy Cane Lane is a quick read, but it's not without the feels. I don't want to give too much away, especially since it's such a quick read, so suffice it to say that both Holly and Lucas have things to work through. They've both suffered a loss - different kinds but still a loss - and they're really at different places in the journey of moving on. That doesn't mean they can't find comfort in each other. The romance is blissfully low angst, which I always appreciate in a Christmas ...more
Clara Martinez Turco
The Cabin at Candy Cane Lane is a short Christmas, insta-love, second-chance novella. The book starts on Holly's wedding day, as her fiance leaves her at the altar. Her bad luck continues as she is also layoff from her work. Needing to lick her wounds and regroup, she returns to her hometown.

She gets snowed in with her high school sweetheart in a lovely Cabin on Christmas eve. Holy quickly reconnects with Luke, who confides in her about her struggles and why he didn't follow her when he left all
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Jenn the Readaholic
Nov 28, 2022 rated it really liked it
Who knew that the worst moments in life could lead to the best future possible? Holly and Lucas have been apart for years, but somehow fate knew that now is the time for them. And neither of them is sure how the other feels at first, but this feeling of RIGHTNESS just can’t be ignored. Can they have it all now that they’re older and wiser?

Holly made me so sad at first. And then angry. Because how dare her ex be such a slime? And for her to see the truth that was deliberately and willfully hidden
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Alice
Nov 30, 2022 rated it really liked it
The Cabin at Candy Cane Lane by Laramie Briscoe is a heartwarming love story. Perfect for the holidays!

Holly wanted to marry and have a wonderful life in the big city... but first her fiancée left her standing at the altar and then she lost her job. Perfect, right?!
So packing her bags to go back to Blizzard Bluff is the only way to deal with all that.
Never would she have thought to get a second chance as well...

This cute novella is the perfect one for the holidays! The story of Holly and Luke
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Kathi
Nov 30, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful Second Chance!!

Holly had to leave the small town of Blizzard Bluff to chase her dreams. But left at the altar, and laid off from her job, she is tucking tail and returning “home”. Lucas could not follow Holly, his father was ill and he needed to run the family business. Now he is being crushed under the weight of the responsibilities after his father has passed.

Holly is staying at a friends’ cabin. Lucas is winterizing the cabin for a friend. Both are stunned to run into each other,
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Neeru Rana
Dec 01, 2022 rated it really liked it
This novella had an amazing storyline with great characters. Holly is facing one misfortune after another and the only solution is to get back home to Blizzard Bluff which she left behind eight years ago. Lucas is swamped with his own problems. Last thing he expected to find at work was the one that got away.

It's a sweet read about second chance and getting to know yourself, trying to find what they actually wanted in life. Getting to know their issues made it easy to connect to both Lucas and
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Kelly  DeMarco
Dec 01, 2022 rated it it was amazing
Insta-love second chance
The Cabin at Candy Cane Lane by Laramie Briscoe is a sweet and steamy second chance romance that feels like insta-love with the promise of Christmas magic that rekindles to spark between Lucas and Holly.
The plot demonstrates how these two are not just getting a second chance at love, but also realizing dreams and making a together that they both want. Unfortunately it took a whole lot of heartbreak, for each of them in their own ways for it to be possible.
Overall, dream
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Cga
Dec 02, 2022 rated it it was amazing
This is a beautifully written story of love, loss and second chances that leads to how life should be. Holly has suffered a series of traumatic events. She decides to return home to Blizzard Bluff to be with her family and recover from her disappointments. Lucas, her highschool boyfriend has also suffered personal losses and is in despair. Forced confinement in a cabin during a snowstorm makes them realize how their lives could be. This is a steamy, sexy, feel good love story filled with small t ...more
Darla Taylor
Holly was dumped at the altar and lost her job, so she's returning home to Blizzard Bluff for the holidays. She's staying in a friend's cabin and is expecting someone to come look at the pipes before a storm hits. She's not expecting that person to be Lucas, her high school sweetheart. There's still something between them. Can they start over?

I received an ARC of this book from Grey's Promotions and this is my honest, unbiased review. This sweet and steamy, second chance romance is a quick read
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Edie L.
Dec 03, 2022 rated it it was amazing
The Cabin at Candy Cane Lane by Laramie Briscoe
Such a great Christmas story to read especially with the holidays right around the corner. It is short yet packs a punch. It is a second chance romance for Holly and Lucas and it is one you won’t want to miss. After being left in the alter a relationship is the last thing in Holly’s mind. She goes back home to regroup. Lucas has been doing everything in his power to make sure his mom is taken care of after his fathers death. When these two are stra
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