When FBI Agent, Leo Xanthus invites the beautiful and beguiling Polly Benson to his family home in New Orleans, he does so knowing an introduction to his concealed life could change hers forever. As his plans to sweep her off her feet unfold, Leo learns that every family has secrets – some more deadly than others.
In December 1941, Marilyn Richardson found herself snowbound in the Hills of Asheville, North Carolina with a man taking inventory of his life. Private First Class, Cecil Winterbourne was shipping out in just one week. Unaware of what the future would hold, they spent Christmas at Winter Lodge in the Blue Ridge Mountains, forgetting about the outside world, the war that was upon them, and the troubling realization that Cecil may never make it back home.
A little fate, a lot of snow and one sprig of mistletoe taught them that in a time full of uncertainty and war, love was all that mattered.
*Author's note * If you’re a fan of the Sex and Lies Series and have ever wanted to know Mimi as a young lady and rebel rouser, here’s your chance.