Thursday, October 22, 2009

COLORADO CHRISTMAS


COLORADO CHRISTMAS by C.C. Coburn
Harlequin America Romance
www.eHarlequin.com


C.C. Coburn has hit the spot with her first novel, a heart-warming tale set in small town America. Will, a former ski stuntman, is a member of the O’Malley family. He is fighting to retain the historical integrity of the town in the face of the powerful resources of a development company. Will has a strong following in the town. An irrepressible optimist, and stubborn to the core, he is also a bit of a layabout in the eyes of some. All agree that the man has a heart of gold, though, and his deeds show that. He is kind to animals, the aged, and children. Only Will knows that his belief in himself has been shaken to the core and his career is in tatters.

Enter Judge Becky Mcbride and son. Her very first case, with the errant Will as the accused, is a real eye opener for her. When Will decides that the judge is the love of his life and is going to be his wife, the result is more roses than she can manage. Will doesn’t even consider defeat, it’s not in his nature to. Becky is overprotective of her slightly disabled son, but young Nicolas only wants a father, and he soon sets his sights on Will. An unforeseen event forces Will to overcomes his demons. When he risks his life to save that of Nicolas, it settles the outstanding issues for all of them.

COLORADO CHRISTMAS is a novel with a great deal of warmth and charm. The main characters are fully convincing and likeable, and are supported by a cast of well-rounded, believable characters - all interested in Will’s pursuit of his lady love. This is a case of irresistible force meets immovable object. Humour flows naturally from the characters and the situations they find themselves in. If you like snow. If you like Christmas. If you believe in happy endings (or even if your don’t like any of those things) you can’t help loving this novel!

13 comments:

Cathleen Ross said...

This is a terrific read from a debut author.

Vanessa Barneveld said...

Hi, Janet. CC's book sounds like a great read! Thanks for the recommendation.

CC, if you're lurking here, congratulations!

Louise Reynolds said...

Great review, Janet. It captures the spirit of CC's book perfectly. It's a terrific read.

Maxine said...

Janet, I'm really looking forward to reading CC's book and have ordered it online. It's had great reviews.

CC, congratulations!

Sharon Archer said...

I agree with everything you've said about this book, Janet! I've just finished it and it's a gorgeous read. Full of fun and emotion. I was reaching for my tissues.

Congratulations on a great debut, CC!

:)
Sharon

Kandy Shepherd said...

Hi Janet, I'm halfway through CC by CC and it is every bit as good as you say it is. It also has me wanting to read the other O'Malley brothers' stories!
There are some very cute animal characters too...

mudlark said...

I agree Janet. I loved this book. I highly recommend it. CC's characters are lovable and compelling and I can't wait to read the stories for the rest of the O'Malley men.

Michelle Beattie said...

I've heard nothing but great things about this book and can't wait to read it! CC, congrats on shooting out of the starting gate!

Robyn Grady said...

Totally agree, Janet! A wonderful read. Funny and heartwarming and feel good. Congrats CC!

Robbie

noela said...

Hello Janet, you've done a great review, I can't wait until I get my copy so that I'm there with those characters in Colorado.

~ Paula Roe ~ said...

over halfway through the book and am loving it! Especially love all the secondary characters, which are very well-written. Great job, CC and can't wait to read about the rest of the O'Malleys!

Serena said...

Hi Janet,
You (and all the commenters) make me glad I have my copy of CC's book on order! Can't wait to read it!

Hugs
Serena

CC Coburn said...

Hey Everyone, Thanks so much for the lovely comments, and especially to you Janet for the awesome review! Makes me wanna read my book all over again. :-)
CC