A spicy and heartwarming Christmas romance short story collection
Spend Christmas in the California sun with these feel-good, later-in-life contemporary romance short stories.
Five standalone short stories. Five sultry dreams. Five hot, sweet Santas whose gifts can’t be wrapped and put under a tree. The California Dreams Christmas Romance Collection includes:
Santa & Anna
When a divorced baker-to-the-stars bumps into Santa, their meet is anything but cute. Crumbs and icing fly—until Santa makes a deal and delivers some sweet gifts.
Santa & Clara
When a workaholic Silicon Valley IT consultant reluctantly takes on the role of Mrs. Claus at her client’s corporate Christmas bash, a B-list celebrity Santa coaxes her to reveal her fantasy holiday wish.
Sofia practically pops a cork when the Santa she hires for her winery’s big party cancels last-minute—until his stand-in’s earnest plea restores her Christmas spirit.
Santa & Monica
Stuck together in a luxury beachfront vacation rental, Santa and Monica’s slow-burn connection and dark humor transform loss into found.
Santa & Barbara
When ex-pat Barb returns home to spend Christmas with her ailing grandfather, Santa helps her reconnect in ways she will always remember.
Full of twists on your favorite tropes—enemies to lovers, forced proximity, second chance, slow burn, fake relationship, mistaken identity—with touching, happy endings.
At Christmastime, these five California dreams just might come true.
- Standalone short stories.
- Mature language, themes, and situations.
- M/F romances.
- Heroine POVs.
- No cheating between characters.
- No cliffhangers.
Steamy dreams and unexpected connections. Christmas romance these California dreamers won’t ever forget.
"Blaine skillfully crafts characters that are realistic, endearing, and easy to root for....Each story is a sweet and spicy treat that will leave you with a smile on your face, making it an ideal choice for cozying up by the fire during the Christmas season."
"...just a cute steamy read, perfect for the holidays."