It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (Reads) GIVEAWAY: Christmas Together (+ guest post)

Posted December 22, 2022 by meezcarrie in Author Interview, Bell Renshaw, Christmas, contemporary, Emilie Haney, giveaway, It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (Reads) 2022, romance / 30 Comments

Christmas Together

Welcome back to our annual blog series spotlighting (over 60 again this year) new and recently-released Christmas reads!

Only THREE DAYS until Christmas!

We’re in the home stretch in our spotlights of several Christmasy releases from 2022. Most days will have more than one post, just FYI. So… snuggle in, grab your fave hot beverage and comfiest blanket, turn on some Christmas tunes and start your bookish Christmas list! Oh… and did I mention there are GIVEAWAYS with EACH POST in this series??!! (Because authors are awesome!)

Winter, Montana #5
GENRE: Contemporary Romance (Clean & Wholesome)
RELEASE DATE: November 15, 2022
PAGES: 259

Vonnie Bradley is back in Winter, Montana to step in for local veterinarian, Doc Sandborn, while he undergoes cancer treatments. Still recovering from a bad breakup, Vonnie knows being home for Christmas and her brother’s wedding seems like the perfect balm for a broken heart.

Simeon Parker knows it’s his last Christmas in Winter. He’s avoided responsibility by escaping to the picturesque town in Montana to serve on the crew of Firetruck 17, but he know it can’t last. Daily emails from his adoptive parents are piling up, but before he can face his fate in Texas, he’s got one last job to do.

Paired together to host a fundraiser for Doc, Simeon wonders if this Christmas might not be so bad after all, while Vonnie does her best to keep her distance. Facing her unfulfilling role as a vet in a multi-doctor practice back on Boise, Vonnie fears failure is right around the corner. Will she admit defeat and quit her job, or is opportunity about to knock?

Their attraction is evident, but Vonnie throws up roadblocks at every turn and Simeon wonders if what he wants could become a reality. Will they go their separate ways, or could this be the first in a long line of Christmases together?

Welcome back to one last Christmas in Winter, Montana where sparks fly and kisses are shared during holidays together.


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by Bell Renshaw, author of Christmas Together

My father and I have always loved to watch Christmas movies together. In fact, when I started to write the first book in the Winter, Montana Christmas series it was because I wanted to give my dad a book for Christmas – that became One Christmas In Winter.

When I thought of the idea for Christmas Together, the fifth and final book of the series, it was two of our favorite movies that I drew inspiration from. One is titled A Christmas Romance with Oliva Newton John and Gregory Harrison and the second was Christmas Comes to Willow Creek with John Schneider, Tom Wopat, and Kim Delaney.


Both of these movies are so special to me (even though they are from the late 80s and early 90s) and both share that joy of Christmas with wonder and romance. I’m sure, when you read Christmas Together, you’ll be able to pin point the scene that is my nod to A Christmas Romance.

And, to bring you into the book just a little here are each of my characters first lines:


Vonnie Bradley shot up from her desk chair at the sound of a clattering metal tray followed by a series of short barks.


The sound of the alarm always sent a rush of adrenaline through Simeon Parker.

Bell Renshaw is a pen name for Emilie Haney. She has always loved books and the power of a good story. Books under Bell’s name tend to be filled with sweet romance and happy endings.

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Bell Renshaw is offering a print copy of Christmas Together plus a box of bookish goodies to one of my readers! (US only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.) This giveaway is subject to Reading Is My SuperPower’s giveaway policies which can be found here. Enter via the Rafflecopter form below.

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What about you? What makes you want to read Christmas Together by Bell Renshaw?

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30 responses to “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (Reads) GIVEAWAY: Christmas Together (+ guest post)

  1. Donna E H Durnell

    Sounds like a delightful story. And at one time our granddaughter wanted to be a veterinarian tech. So, I always like stories with vets and animals and such.

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