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The romance and twinkle of Valentine’s Day leads twelve passionate women to take a chance on men who will make their Valentine’s wish come true. These blind date Valentines and holidates are filled with roses and chocolates and are as unique as the Valentines hidden in their mailbox. You won’t want to miss out on these heartwarming, instalove stories, perfect for celebrating all the feels this Valentine’s Day.
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- Valentines and Holidates Collection
- My Dreamy Holidate: A Heartfelt Holiday Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Brynn Hale
- My Sweetart Holidate: A Grumpy Mountain Man Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Kali Hart
- My Billionaire Holidate: A Feel-Good Billionaire Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Fern Fraser
- My Tempting Holidate: A Valentine Matchmaker Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Vonne B
- My Romeo Holidate: A Grumpy Sunshine Valentine's Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Lana Dash
- My Cupid Holidate: A Fake Relationship Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Debra Elise
- My Secret Holidate: Mistaken Identity Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Tamrin Banks
- My Accidental Holidate: A Funny Fake Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Nari Knox
- My Handsome Holidate: A Blind Date Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Ellen Brooks
- My Rebel Holidate: A Bad Boy Redemption Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Riley Ash
- My XOXO Holidate: A Masquerade Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Chloe Monroe
- My Forbidden Holidate: An Age-Gap Holiday Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Autumn Wilds
Valentines and Holidates Collection
My Dreamy Holidate: A Heartfelt Holiday Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Brynn Hale
Published 25th January 2023
She’s recovering from a bad accident but ready to get back out into the dating scene. He’s used to working eighty hours a week as a surgeon, but his friend sets him up to help him be “not so boring,” as he puts it. Will she remember who he actually is, and will he decide that there’s more to life than burying his nose in work?
The past year has been long and difficult for Nicklin but she is ready to put herself back out there. Attending a blind date that her best friend’s boyfriend has arranged for her. Arriving at the Thai restaurant she isn’t sure whether she has been stood up when Riggs finally arrives later than planned.
His busy schedule isn’t very conducive to dating and if Riggs is honest he just hasn’t been interested lately. Running late for a blind date he is worried that he’ll make a bad first impression, although getting her name wrong also goes against him. Thankfully once they are say down in a booth the conversation flows well and they make p[lans for a second date.
Feeling positive after her date with Riggs, Nicklin wants to get her life on track again. Another dream of a man who feels so familiar to her has her writing a song on her guitar for the first time in a long while. Meeting for their second date the sparks fly between them and not just due to the food being forgotten about in the oven. But as they talk more the next day it appears that they may have already met and Riggs feels he needs to pull back, What does this mean for the love that they had confessed to each other?
My Sweetart Holidate: A Grumpy Mountain Man Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Kali Hart
Published 27th January 2023
Part of the Mountain Men of Caribou Creek
He’s sworn off love. She’s determined to change his mind. But will love have a chance when she discovers he’s not who she expected?
After suffering through a whole host of terrible blind dates, Charlotte had enough. She can’t understand why she is not able to find the love and relationship that she longs for. Opting to sign up for a matchmaking opportunity she heard about on the radio. Driving the 150 miles from Fairbanks to Caribou Creek to attend a special Valentine’s Day matchmaking weekend. Although it doesn’t get off to a good start when she nearly knocks a mountain man over in the car park.
Receiving a Dear John letter five years ago whilst he was away in the military closed Kash’s heart to the possibility of any future love. He has lived in his remote cabin in Caribou Creek happy to complete his work and live quietly. His sister Maggie calls in a favour to bring cookies for her matchmaking event, although he ends up getting a second batch after almost getting knocked over in the car park, This is nothing compared to the second favour his sister asks of him – step in as one of the bachelors as one has failed to show.
Unsure as to who is more shocked to discover that the person they are to have dinner with is the other person from the car park incident. Despite this, they end up getting on well throughout the evening. But Kash holds back from anything physical as he knows that he is just a stand-in but finds himself wanting to cross the line. Attending further dates they grow close and sleep together but what happens when her true date arrives?
My Billionaire Holidate: A Feel-Good Billionaire Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Fern Fraser
Published 28th January 2023
Faking a date with a billionaire is all fun and games until it ends. Unless you have chemistry… that’s when things get complicated.
Facing the prospect of not only attending her father’s pending marriage to her college roommate. Sophie will also have to stand up for them as a bridesmaid. her mom understanding how difficult it might be for her, she arranges a blind date for her a few weeks before the wedding potentially finding a date to take with her. Scheduling issues mean that she ends up heading for the blind date on Valentine’s Day with Kade, arranging to meet him at the marina – even though she doesn’t like boats etc.
Working towards a business deal, Kade has hit a stumbling block due to his single status. Billionaire CEO has been focused on building his business rather than finding love. His housekeeper has set him up on a blind date with someone who also needs a fake date in the near future. He hopes that meeting with Sophie will enable him to show his business partner that he is an all-around person with similar values to them.
Hitting it off with each other they overcome any nerves by answering first-date questions that Sophie has printed off. Kade takes her to an antique market once he realises she’s not great on boats. Deciding to help each other out with upcoming events but keep things platonic they message over the week. Meeting his business deal partner and wife, Sophie is nervous but manages to form a friendship with the wife easing her nerves. But as she spends time with Kade she questions whether they can simply be friends.
My Tempting Holidate: A Valentine Matchmaker Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Vonne B
Published 30th January 2023
She has a cushy job, providing her with the life of solitude she craves. He has a great life, friends… and loving parents, plus a thriving law practice, helping those without a voice. But there’s something missing for both of them. All that could change in a blink of an eye when she’s tempted by a man who was never meant to be hers.
As an introvert Sarah is thankful that her job allows her to work from home most of the time. Preferring to be hidden away from people in her apartment, especially from her boss Rebecca. With an upcoming Valentine’s Day matchmaking event she has been busy behind the scenes sending emails and keeping the website going. Her boss called to order her to come to the event to fill in for someone who has managed to find love on their own. If she doesn’t go? she’s fired!
Lawyer Mark had hoped that by thirty-five to be married with possibly a child or two, instead of his single status. Feeling somewhat desperate he has signed up for a matchmaking event and paid the $200 fee. His assistant Amber scoffs at the idea and can’t understand why he can’t ask his neighbour out or go on a date with her friend who has social anxiety. but he needs to do this and is pleasantly surprised to meet a beautiful woman in the queue but is sadly not matched with her.
Sarah is facing a meal with a serial dater that nobody wants to be matched with. Whilst Mark ended up with one of Forever Love’s employees, the one who not only interviewed him ahead of the event but also attempted to give him her number. Fortunately, they are sat at tables next to each other so are able to take sneak peeks at who they’d like to be matched with. But as the evening wears on will they get their forever love? or be left disappointed?
My Romeo Holidate: A Grumpy Sunshine Valentine’s Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Lana Dash
Published 1st February 2023
She’s ready to get back in the dating world. He’s falling for his arch-enemy’s sister. Is this holidate doomed from swipe right?
After working hard in college Juliette thought she’d landed a great reporter role at a newspaper. Then the pandemic hit and the decline in paper sales had her losing her dream job. Jobless, broke and homeless, she has been staying in the spare room at her brother’s apartment above their family’s bar. Ben forces her to get out of bed in order to help with Valentine’s speed dating night he is throwing. Although he’s not happy to see that the new bar across the street is also running Valentine’s event.
Rowan’s family and friends think that he has lost the plot for giving up a six-figure Wall Street salary to open a bar. Thankfully his cousin Maggie has been on his side and helped him turn the old textile space into a bar. Setting up for a Valentine’s Day mixer event he spots a beauty in the window above the bar across from him. Maggie reminds him how tragic his own love life is and how he needs to get back out there. Declaring that she’s arranged a date in a local coffee shop for him.
Whilst purchasing Valentine’s decorations online Juliette opts to log in to her old dating profile and finds a message about meeting up for a date. Meeting Rowan in the coffee shop it’s not long before they realise that they should be rivals but they can’t fight the connection between them. Sneaking around for the next week, kisses shared in secret and hidden behind his bar. What will her brother have to say about their fledgling relationship?
My Cupid Holidate: A Fake Relationship Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Debra Elise
Published 3rd February 2023
She needs a fake holidate to a wedding on Valentine’s Day. He remembers her and isn’t pretending about anything. Can fake love turn into real love?
Receiving a call from her best friend to let her know that she is getting married should have Heather cheering down the phone. However, whilst she is happy for Tamara, she is facing the prospect of an exotic wedding in Aruba less than a year since she had to cancel her own destination wedding. Not only that but the wedding is on Valentine’s Day (six days away) and her ex will be standing up as one of the groomsmen. Facing this as a single woman she needs a fake date stat!
As an EMT, Rex knows that it is usually the last call of the shift that is the hardest. Especially when a drunk knife-wielding mountain man comes at you, leaving you with stitches in your leg and a concussion. Forced to take medical leave, he is offered the perfect way to recuperate – fake date the beautiful nurse he had been flirting with when she was based in the ER. This time he isn’t about to let her slip through his fingers and hopes to make this a very real date.
Surprised to see Rex board the plane, Heather is pleased that her friend had arranged for him to come along as her date. But is taken aback when he lets his true intentions be known to her. Finding herself reacting to his word and his touch she forgets all about her ex and is focused on her potential future with Rex. Can he convince her to make this more than a weekend fling?
My Secret Holidate: Mistaken Identity Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Tamrin Banks
Published 3rd February 2023
She’s a woman with a plan. He’s a man hiding his identity. Together they’re the best kind of disaster. What could go wrong?
Looking through a dating app alongside her best friend Chelsea wonders if there are any normal men still left out there. having had her fair share of dating disasters she can’t help but think what is the point? Unlike her best friend, Janie, Chelsea is short and curvy and most men are just looking for a good time. determined to help Hanie arranges a blind date for Chelsea in the run-up to Valentine’s Day promising her that she knows the perfect man for her.
Victor has just finished a book and his publishers are already on his case about getting the next book written. Between events and book signings and the work he has already completed he’d love a break to just live and potentially find love. His best friend who is more like a sister to him has set him up with some bad dates in the past so when she mentions another date he is reluctant to accept another setup. Promising that this will be the last one he agrees.
Nervous about the date Chelsea’s friend tells her she needs to change what she is wearing before heading out to the restaurant. two hours later and her date never arrived, as she leaves she bumps into a gorgeous man. Vic is so late for the date, between a book signing overrunning, a car splashing and forcing him to head home to change. Meeting a beauty at the entrance to the restaurant he’s shocked that it is Chelsea but she is not happy about being stood up. Can he manage to salvage their date? Will he tell her who he truly is?
My Accidental Holidate: A Funny Fake Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Nari Knox
Published 4th February 2023
She’s having a hard time faking a lot of things. He’s taking a chance on a future that’s completely unscripted. Can they turn a faux-pas-filled romance into reality?
Lucy has been dating her boyfriend for a few weeks but it doesn’t feel like it is going anywhere. Not wishing to be the person who dumps someone on Valentine’s Day she goes ahead with one last date to a local restaurant. Although he takes over all her decisions and is rude to the wait staff whilst they order and wait for food. Her boyfriend is more on his phone she looks around the restaurant catching the eye of the bartender when suddenly her boyfriend announces that they are best to break up and leaves her sitting there.
Working the bar at his family’s restaurant due to them being short-staffed on Valentine’s Day Kurt can’t help but look out at all the couples enjoying dinner. Spotting a beautiful woman whose date doesn’t seem to be interested in her before he gets up to leave. Heading over to refill water glasses he suddenly notices her flailing and having a reaction to smoothing in her food. Thankfully she manages to get it under control and they sit and chat.
Wishing to cheer Lucy up Kurt brings out a slice of cake which lead to her choking on a ring that had been added for another customer. Kurt’s family sees this play out and thing that he is proposing to her. Managing to convince her to go along with it they attempt to keep his family happy, however, when Lucy has to interact with them in her stationery store she finds that she’s not able to continue the lie. Going their separate ways it is clear that both miss the other but will life bring them back together again?
My Handsome Holidate: A Blind Date Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Ellen Brooks
Published 8th February 2023
She’s happy with her busy life, it’s not always exciting but you can’t have it all, right? He’s going stag to his brother’s wedding, or at least he was until a bet changes that and more. How could one unexpected blind date possibly turn into forever?
Arriving at the Rise and Shine TV studios for an early morning delivery, Cassie needs to drop off the floral arrangements and get to work on the wedding that is scheduled for tomorrow – Valentine’s Day. Happily single she has been busy working with her favourite flowers, roses, to create many bouquets etc. Pulled to one side by one of the show;’s producers asking her to fill in for someone who has dropped out of their ‘The One’ Valentine’s segment for today. She’s attempted to get out of it but her boss approves for her to stay until noon.
After losing a bet to his brother, Chris signed up for a profile on The One dating app. Something that had led him to a matchmaker spot on morning TV, a competition to find love with who they partner you with. Meeting his matched partner Cassie live on air he is dumbstruck by her beauty and they have fun decorating cookies before heading out for a ballroom dancing lesson.
They have a natural ease between them and have a good time chatting but before they know it the date is over and Cassie needs to head to the hotel to prepare for the wedding. Surprised later that evening to find that Chris has sort her out and brought food to help her finish up in time. Spending the night together they return to the studio the next day for the results but it appears that a few secrets need to be discovered first.
‘Single as a dollar and I don’t want change’
My Rebel Holidate: A Bad Boy Redemption Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Riley Ash
Published 9th February 2023
She’s been warned about guys like him. He wasn’t planning on staying until the law caught up with him. Can he show her that he’s not that bad and that maybe she’s not the good girl she claims to be?
My XOXO Holidate: A Masquerade Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Chloe Monroe
Published 10th February 2023
She’s got her mess of a life back in order. He had a crush on her in high school, but women only use him for his money so he’s guarded. When a blind date masquerade ball acts as fate, will he understand that love is worth the leap of faith?
Amelia is still kicking herself about how gullible she feels after discovering the truth about her ex-fiance. Thinking that she’d fallen in love whilst at college studying for her real estate licence, happy to get engaged but realised too late that he had emptied their joint account and run up big debts on cards taken out in both their names. Scrimping to finish college she has returned to her hometown to stay with her best friend whilst she works to pay off the debts rather than filing for bankruptcy. Agreeing to go to the annual masquerade ball with her friend as a way to make up for all the hours she is working.
Standing at the window of his office in New York, Sam is preparing to head back to his hometown to clear out and sell his father’s old house. thinking about how he was played by his last girlfriend who was just using him for his money. It’s been a year since they broke up and he needs to put it behind him. Attending the annual masquerade ball is hopefully going to help him do this. His eyes open to the beautiful Lady Catherine (Amelia) who will be his blind date.
Surprised at just how comfortable Amelia feels around Sir Alexander (Sam) has her heading outside for a kiss. An incident at the hotel has them pulled apart and not knowing who each other is. Their worlds collide weeks later as she comes to his father’s house as the realtor. Whilst the sparks fly between them, they each have secrets but can they see past these to be together?
My Forbidden Holidate: An Age-Gap Holiday Romance (Valentines and Holidates) by Autumn Wilds
Published 11th February 2023
She’s a college student ready to give it all up for the right man. He’s a divorcee who will do anything to protect his daughter. Will a blind date make them see what’s been right in front of them all along?
Moving from her hometown to attend college, Hayden is simply pleasing her family. She had no desire to attend college, rather feeling the desire to be a wife and mom. Crafting Valentine’s Day cards with Star who she babysits for, she has made a card for her boss too. Secretly in love with him and his daughter, she knows that he is older than her and wouldn’t be interested but the heart wants what the heart wants. Forcing herself to attend a blind date she is shocked to find it is Dan she has been matched with.
After divorcing his ex-wife Dan has been guarding his heart and that of his daughter too. Not really understanding when his feelings towards her babysitter changed but realises that nothing can come of it – not that she’d be interested in an older man. Heading out on a Valentine’s blind date he can’t believe his luck to find Hayden waiting for him. Determined to make the most of the night in case it is the only one he gets to enjoy with her.
Ditching the restaurant they head out for a walk to the market and through the park. Enjoying a kiss or two it is clear that they both feel the same for each other but their time is interrupted by Star. Returning home they see Star and spend the night together but comments from his mother the following morning hit hard for Hayden. Is Dan able to let Hayden know that he is in this for the long haul no matter what others think?