Christmas Fiction

From mysteries to romances to relationship novels, the Christmas season creates dynamic holiday settings for storytelling. These and other selections are available to borrow from the Lititz Public Library.

Christmas in Evergreen : Based on a Hallmark Channel Original MovieChristmas in Evergreen by Nancy Naigle
A woman saying goodbye to her hometown and heading for a job in the big city meets a widowed father making a quick stop on the way to the airport for a winter vacation and things don’t go as expected.

Fall of Angels by Barbara Cleverly
In 1923, when the young female trumpeter headlining the college Christmas concert suffers a near-fatal fall after the close of the show, a detective inspector must consider whether someone is trying to kill her.

My Kind of Christmas by Janet Dailey
A man is coerced into the job of replacement Santa by the sweetly stubborn, but lonely, town mayor when he reluctantly returns to the abandoned Christmas tree ranch he inherited in Texas.

As the Christmas Cookie CrumblesAs the Christmas Cookie Crumbles by Leslie Budewitz
When a local-girl-gone-wrong, a convicted embezzler returning home after twenty years, is found dead with a string of Christmas lights around her neck, a gourmet food market manager investigates.

Christmas at the Chalet by Anita Hughes
A rising star on the bridal design scene, showing her new collection in the Alps during the Christmas week, faces the possibility that she may never walk down the aisle in one of her own stunning designs.

Alaskan Holiday by Debbie Macomber
Before beginning her new job as sous chef at one of Seattle’s finest restaurants, a woman takes what she thinks will be a temporary position cooking in an Alaskan lake town for the holidays.

Christmas by Accident by Camron Wright
After an accident totals her car and brings them together, will romance bloom between a bookstore clerk who loves holiday displays and an insurance adjuster who scoffs at Christmas trumpery?

The Christmas Wishing Tree : An Eternity Springs NovelThe Christmas Wishing Tree by Emily March
A man who enjoys adventure and the open seas returns for a short Christmas visit to his small hometown where he meets a mother and son hiding from their past.

Christmas Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke
Juggling the responsibilities of opening her bakery with the demands of Christmas, a woman is surprised when an elderly woman’s unfinished murder manuscript chillingly comes true.

The Christmas Sisters by Sarah Morgan
In the snowy Highlands of Scotland, a mother dreams of the perfect cozy Christmas with her three adopted daughters, but her plans start to unravel.

Season of Wonder by RaeAnne Thayne
A big city veterinarian with two daughters takes a job in a charming community in Idaho, a difficult adjustment made easier by their attractive neighbor.

The Usual Santas: a Collection of Soho Crime Christmas CapersThe Usual Santas by Mick Herron and others
Seventeen capers, from murder to stolen diamonds, are set at Christmas.

Noelle by Greg Kincaid
A rural Kansas matriarch is determined to shake up Christmas by accepting the role as the town’s first female Santa Claus.

A Snow Country Christmas by Linda Lael Miller
When a hotshot movie executive overseeing a documentary in Wyoming meets a free-spirited graphic designer, their attraction is undeniable and so are their differences.

Wagging Through the Snow by Laurien Berenson
An impromptu business venture to transform a dilapidated pine tree farm into a popular seasonal destination goes cold when a squatter who camped out on the land is found dead, and it’s clear his death was no accident.

Santa’s On His Way by Lisa Jackson and others
Four stories describe unexpected love and happy endings during the holidays.

A Christmas Return by Anne Perry
When a festive Christmas package containing an ominous gift is left on her doorstep, a grandmother decides to investigate a long-unsolved murder.

December 14, 2018