In the vein of New York Times bestselling authors Jill Shalvis, RaeAnne Thayne, and Susan Mallery, comes the last book in Olivia Miles's Briar Creek contemporary romance series.
It's beginning to taste a lot like Christmas...or so Kara Hastings hopes. Her new cookie business is off to a promising start, until a pesky stranger makes her doubt her success beyond the holiday season. Determined not to let him get her down, Kara takes him up on a slightly unrealistic challenge - to win this year's Holiday House contest...with gingerbread!
Tripp Peterson is happy to take a break from his private equity firm for a few weeks and kick back in the sleepy town of Briar Creek, but his aunt, the town's innkeeper, has other plans for his stay. Hoping to drive a little more traffic to the inn, she's decided to enter the annual holiday decorating contest, and she thinks her business-minded nephew is just the man who can help. It wasn't exactly what he had in mind for Christmas, but then either was falling in love...with the competition.