Christmas Romances

Christmas Romances by Claire Delacroix

In the mood for a Christmas romance? Here are some of my books that take place at Christmas.

A Duke by Any Other Name
is a Regency romance featuring a duke in disguise and a perceptive maiden, both attending a Christmas wedding. Alexander intends to identify and capture a spy but is enticed by Daphne—will she help him to succeed or undermine his plan? (I think of this as my Scarlet Pimpernel story.)

The Snow White Bride
is a medieval Scottish romance featuring a marriage of convenience between a lady on the run and the Laird of Kinfairlie, who thinks he has no time to wed. Christmas at Kinfairlie means mummers and celebration—the healing of old wounds and a love unexpected. I love this story so much.

The Mercenary’s Bride
is a medieval Scottish novella, in which Quentin returns to Inverfyre bent on revenge—but finds a second chance at love instead. There’s nothing I love more than a wounded hero who finds true love and a happy ending.

A Most Inconvenient Earl
is a Christmas Regency romance novella, which you can read in the Twelve Lords of Christmas right now, along with eleven other holiday romances. Sebastian gets more than expected when Eurydice proposes to him—when he accepts, their adventure begins. This is another story of love unexpected, and I love their banter.

The Rogue
was my first visit to Ravensmuir. Merlyn and Ysabella have a second chance at love, but not before someone threatens Merlyn’s life and Ysabella has to surrender her (many) secrets. This one has some suspense elements and a bit of Gothic tone, but Merlyn remains one of my favorite heroes.

Check out these Christmas romances and find a new holiday read today!

Twelve Lords for Christmas Anthology

I’m participating in a Regency romance holiday anthology called Twelve Lords for Christmas that’s available now! My contribution is A Most Inconvenient Earl.


Twelve Lords for Christmas Regency romance anthology

From sexy earls to holiday ghosts, second chances to false engagements, find your Christmas cheer in these twelve sweet-to-spicy historical romance tales from bestselling and award-winning authors! The lord you’ve been looking for might be just a page-turn away…

A CUP OF CHEER – Deb Marlowe
The Earl of Chester’s wild ways nearly cause a disaster and set him to reevaluating his lifestyle. Paired up with his grandmother’s companion and charged with bringing Christmas to a lonely house, will he come to believe in himself—and love?

THE MISTLETOE TRAP – Eve Pendle
A spicy-hot story of a heroine with a flair for enterprising embroidery and a botanist single father hero. Can a scandal that compromises Amelia’s reputation give their love a second chance?

A MOST INCONVENIENT EARL – Claire Delacroix
When Eurydice Goodenham unexpectedly proposes a marriage of convenience to Sebastian Montgomery, Earl of Rockmorton, the notorious rake is intrigued. Sebastian soon realizes that the unpredictable Eurydice is the perfect match for him – but can he convince his skeptical bride to take a chance on love?

THE LADY’S GUIDE TO MISTLETOE AND MAYHEM – Emmanuelle de Maupassant
On the run until she receives her inheritance, Ursula takes on the identity of an etiquette teacher and heads to Castle Dunrannoch to whip her ‘young charge’ into shape. But the long-lost heir is a whole lot more than she’s bargained for!

A COUNTESS FOR CHRISTMAS – Anthea Lawson
Of all the blessings of the season, sometimes the most unexpected is love.

MISS ISABELLA THAWS A FROSTY LORD – Larissa Lyons
A Regency heroine risks her overbearing father’s displeasure by attending a house party, never dreaming she’ll meet a formidable lord who will discover all her secrets.

HER ACCIDENTAL GROOM – Nadine Millard
Lady Natalia Soronsky and Lord Benjamin Strafford started out as enemies and ended up as co-conspirators in a faux betrothal. But the longer they continue the ruse, the more they start to wonder just how false their feelings are.

CHRISTMAS SPIRITS – Jane Charles
When Benjamin Storm, Earl of Kenley, is sent to Scotland to procure a missing whisky shipment, he encounters the most unusual smuggler.

JOY TO THE WORLD – Nicole Zoltack
Unbeknownst to Eliza Berkeley, the man she thought she was going to marry was not Stephen Huntington, the Duke of Wyndale. Will a match formed through deceit blossom into love this Christmas?

TO FALL FOR A DUKE BY CHRISTMAS – Sadie Bosque
A reluctant duke and a charming commoner devise a plan to serve their own needs. A false relationship is supposed to be their salvation… Until love intervenes.

WHAT IF I STILL LOVE YOU – Erica Taylor
After a failed elopement ten years earlier, Henry, Earl of Carrington, and Anna, the widowed Viscountess Rycroft, are reunited at his aunt’s Twelfth Night party. Can this star-crossed pair find their way back to each other?

CHRISTMAS PROMISES – Brenda Hiatt
When Lord Vandover leaves for London, he promises his grandmother he will return with a bride. Unfortunately, with each simpering debutante he meets he regrets that promise more—until he encounters the lovely Miss Holly Paxton.

A Baron for All Seasons

A Baron for All Seasons, book 3 of the Brides of North Barrows series of Regency romances by Claire Delacroix

Anthea and Rupert’s story is in the works, and it will be a holiday romance novella. A Baron for All Seasons is book #3 of the Brides of North Barrows series of Regency romances – if you haven’t read the first two stories in the series, now’s your chance to catch up. (Anthea and Rupert first appear in A Duke by Any Other Name.)

A Baron for All Seasons will be included in an anthology this fall, then will be available in a solo edition in spring 2022.

I’ll share details with you as they become available.

In the meantime, it’s back to Regency London – for a second chance romance with SPIES – for me!

Christmas in July

Christmas in July BookFunnel promotion

This month, I’ve organized a promotion at BookFunnel featuring holiday historical romance reads at just 99cents each. You’ll find The Mercenary’s Bride among the listings, and a lot of other romances by bestselling authors, too. Some books are in Kindle Unlimited and some are available at all portals, but they’re all 99¢. The promotion runs through the end of the month.

Visit the landing page.

Apple’s Holiday Romance Promotion

Apple holiday romance promotion including The Mercenary's Bride by Claire Delacroix, December 1 to 30, 2020

Apple has a feature and sale this month on Holiday Romances, which includes The Mercenary’s Bride. The promotion runs from December 1 to December 30. The Mercenary’s Bride is discounted to just 99 cents for the promotion.

Don’t forget that Quentin and Mhairi’s story is also available in audio now, narrated by the fabulous Tim Campbell.

Here’s the landing page in the Apple bookstore.