The Trouble With Christmas

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September 2013

It will take a Christmas miracle to melt her heart.

Resort developer Madison Lane is about to lose the one thing she loves most in the world—her job. Dubbed “The Grinch Who Killed Christmas,” Madison spoiled a deal that would turn quaint Christmas, Colorado, into a tourist’s winter wonderland. Now the citizens want her fired but the company gives her one last chance, sending Madison to the small town to restore the holiday cheer.

For Sheriff Gage McBride, no hotshot executive from New York City is going to destroy the dreams of the people he loves. But one look at this beautiful woman and it’s his heart that may be broken. In just a few days, Madison causes more trouble than he’s had to deal with all year. He can’t decide if she’s naughty or nice, but one thing is for certain—Christmas will never be the same again...

THE TROUBLE WITH CHRISTMAS  is a national bestseller!

"A fun festive tale, flush with small-town warmth and tongue-and-cheek charm. The main characters are worth rooting for, their conflicts solid and riveting . . . The tone is sweet, yet sexually charged--that kiss in the closet could power Rudolph's nose for an entire year."
~ USA Today's Happy Ever After blog

"The Trouble with Christmas offered the perfect elements to make a tale memorable, from the town folks to the drama I was completely captivated. Mason did a wonderful job of bringing Christmas, Colorado to life, and I was beyond tickled to learn this will be a new series. Besides the humor, off key singing and stolen kisses, Mason also gives us hope, joy and the holiday spirit as the town changes Madison and she in turn changes the town."
~ Caffeinated Book Reviewer

"I loved the author’s writing style and the characters were extremely believable. I also loved the little town of Christmas, Colorado and felt it was a real town I was reading about. Ms. Mason penned a great novel, with plenty of humor mixed in, that will keep her readers eagerly turning the pages for more."
~ Night Owl Reviews

"...A wonderful story to read this holiday season, and a timeless romance. This is one of those novels readers will enjoy each and every page of and tell friends about."
~ RT Book Reviews

"It has everything that I love in a novel … comedy, a great story, amazing characters and drama.  I can’t say enough good things about this book.  It’s a fun holiday story that will make you laugh and also renew your faith in the magic of Christmas."
~ Book Mama Blog

"Debbie Mason has created a humorous, heartwarming tale that tugged at my heartstrings while tickling my funny bone."
~ The Romance Dish


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July 2014

Grace Flaherty had given up hope of ever seeing her husband again. After all, it'd been over a year since he went missing in combat. So when he strides through the door of her bakery in downtown Christmas one sunny afternoon, she can hardly believe her eyes. But her happily-ever-after is going to take some effort - because Jack has no memory of his family.

All Jack Flaherty remembers about Christmas is that he couldn't wait to leave town. Now he's a local hero with a wife and son he doesn't know. Even as he struggles to rekindle the romance with his wife, he knows in his heart what he wants: a second chance at love.

"CHRISTMAS IN JULY was such an enjoyable book for me, and certainly no surprise that it was coming from this very gifted author. I have read many of Debbie Mason's stories and loved each and every one of them. Writing about everyday people and the love they share when a hiccup occurs, gives us some of the best reading around. This is book two in the Christmas Colorado series. I can't wait for the next story in this series. These are definitely "good feeling" tales to remember for a long time to come."
~ Fresh Fiction

"These characters are well developed, well rounded and realistic. They display many human traits, both positives and negatives, just like we all do. The secondary characters added another delightful level to the book. The small town setting is realistically described, and the setting, combined with the characters, makes me want to go there for at least a visit, if not to live. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a well-written romance. Also to anyone who enjoys a heartwarming, feel good story."
~ Harlequin Junkies

"CHRISTMAS IN JULY was such an enjoyable book for me, and certainly no surprise that it was coming from this very gifted author. I have read many of Debbie Mason's stories and loved each and every one of them. Writing about the everyday people and the love they share when a hiccup occurs, gives us some of the best reading around. This is book two in the Christmas Colorado series. I can't wait for the next story in this series. These are definitely "good feeling" tales to remember for a long time to come."
~ Fresh Fiction

"Christmas in July is one of those books that will make you feel. You will feel for each of the characters for different reasons. One moment you will be feeling so sad for one of them and the next thing you know that would change. It will get to the point that you will end up feeling such a connection with some of the characters that you will find tears in your eyes because of the struggles they are going through. . . I just loved this book. It captured me from the very beginning and I had a hard time letting go when it ended."
~ Paulette's Papers

"4 Stars! A quintessential romance with everything readers love: familiar and likable characters, clever dialogue and a juicy plot."
~ RT Book Reviews

"Despite the many crises that Jack and Grace must endure on their way to happily ever after, Christmas in July is a delightfully angst free novel. The characters are vibrantly developed and the problems they must overcome are believable and true to life. The small town of Christmas is realistically depicted with a wonderful spectrum of caring and somewhat colorful townspeople. This incredibly heartfelt and deeply moving romance is an outstanding addition to Debbie Mason’s Christmas, Colorado series that old and new fans do not want to miss."
~Book Reviews & More by Kathy



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It Happened at Christmas


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September 2014

Love is the best Christmas gift of all.

Free-spirited activist Skylar Davis is out of money and out of options. After using up her trust fund trying to save the world, she hides out in Christmas, hoping the kindness of friends will help her forget the reckless actions of her past. All goes well . . . until she comes face-to-face with one of her mistakes: the town's gorgeous young mayor.

Ethan O'Connor likes his life drama-free and predictable now that he's about to make the move from small-town politics to the Colorado State Senate. Then Skye blows back into town, as impulsive and passionate as he remembers. If word ever got out about their night together-the night he's never been able to forget-the scandal could cripple his career. Yet as he starts his campaign, Ethan finds that, like the town of Christmas itself, he can't get Skye out of his head . . . or his heart.

"A passionate, liberal environmental activist and a straight-arrow conservative lawyer looking to the senate set the sparks flying in this nonstop, beautifully crafted adventure that skillfully unwraps a multilayered plot, adds an abundance of colorful characters and a familiar setting, and proves in no uncertain terms that opposites do attract."
~ Library Journal

"IT HAPPENED AT CHRISTMAS is the perfect story to begin the holiday season and would make the perfect gift for anyone - including treating yourself! I adored IT HAPPENED AT CHRISTMAS and eagerly await the next novel by the wonderfully talented and always delightful Debbie Mason! Debbie Mason gives the best gift of all in this funny, heartwarming novel that touches the very core of Christmas. If you love Christmas themed books, you will really enjoy this book. I know it has become part of my permanent Christmas book collection."
~ Fresh Fiction

"This was a fascinating story to read. I found that these characters seemed to come alive on each page as you read through the story. There were several areas in this read that caused me to laugh out loud. The situations were so funny. I don't want to give any of it away other than to say you must pick up "It Happened at Christmas". See for yourself how well this author gives us such a wonderful love story."
~ Night Owl Reviews

"Very sweet story. Loved every chapter and I did not roll my eyes, huff or feel annoyed toward any characters in the book. I laughed, I cringed. I sighed. And I got teary eyed, then sighed again. This story is fantastic and filled with so much emotion."
~ After The Final Chapters

"Take another trip to Christmas, Colorado, and you'll be guaranteed a wonderful time. This is the third entry in this lovely romance series. Fans of stories about small towns charming the big city slicker, and of lots of snappy dialogue and a little bit of drama will be well pleased."
~ RT Book Reviews



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Wedding Bells in Christmas


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May 2015

To have and to hold from this day forward

Wedding bells are ringing in the charming town of Christmas, but not for Vivian Westfield. She's just had her heart trampled under the cowboy boots of Chance McBride and lost her dream job at a big-city newspaper. But when she returns for a wedding, she stumbles on a story that could resurrect her career. First, though, she'll have to deal with the handsome man standing in her way . . . and a still-burning flame that's too hot to ignore.

Chance recognizes trouble when he sees it. He just didn't expect to find it in the first-class cabin on the flight home for his father's wedding. Yet there she is, as gorgeous as ever. Vivi dared Chance to want things he knew he could never have. It's why he left her. But Christmas's meddling matchmakers have them firmly in their sights. So if they want to survive the next week, they'll have to play the part of an adoring couple-an irresistible charade that may give them a second chance at the real thing . . .

“I loved this book. For me, it was the perfect example of small-town contemporary done right. It’s definitely going on my Top Ten Books of 2015 list.”

“I completely enjoyed visiting Christmas again. This novel is full of rich, full-flavored characters with a story line that never lets up and keeps you turning page after page to discover what happens next. I would definitely recommend this story to anyone who wants an intense, involved story that brings in the entire town for the celebration of two people falling in love.”

“What a joy to visit Christmas, Colo., again! Romance readers will absolutely love this story of matchmaking and passion rekindled. Wedding Bells in Christmas is the very definition of a well-fought-for HEA."
~ RT Book Reviews

"Family, small town dynamics, heartache, guilt, suspense, healing, matchmaking, passion and true love combine to give readers a story they will want to read over and over again. Fans of this series will also enjoy revisiting the characters from the previous books. However, it can be read as a standalone. It is the first of this series that I have read and I had no problem understanding the storyline. But I must admit that it left me with a craving to read the rest of the series. If you enjoy a story told with heart, humor and heat, pick up a copy of WEDDING BELLS IN CHRISTMAS today!"
~ Romance Junkies

"As with the first three books, in Wedding Bells in Christmas, Mason once again brings us an emotional journey with sizzle, humor and a thread of suspense. Her quirky supporting cast keep things lively and always leave me excited for my next visit to this small mountain town. Her main characters are complex, realistic and deserving of their happy ever afters, even if there are times during their journeys when I want to whack them upside the head - another testament to how real they are."
~The Romance Dish

"If you're familiar with this series, you'll find Chance and Vivi's story an excellent addition to it. If you're not, this one is a great place to start. It's not just romance. It's grief and mourning, guilt and truth, second chances and revelations. And it's perfect for anyone who loves series romances, second chance romances, or contemporary small town romances."
~Written Love Reviews

"I'm telling you right now, if you haven't yet read a book by Debbie Mason you don't know what you're missing. Her Christmas, Colorado Series is so good. It's full of great characters, fun humor and at times some very touching moments."
~Romancing the Reader

". . . I highly recommend Wedding Bells in Christmas by Debbie Mason to everyone. It’s adorable and hot, a very fun read overall, with a great community that drags you right in."
~Harlequin Junkie

"Exciting, funny and heartwarming!"
~Nelle's Night Stand

". . . I have to say that I was blown away by simply how great this book was. It kept me gripped all the way through."
~Cara's Book Boudoir

"A beautiful and intense story, with just the right amount of suspense."
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September 2015

Surviving the holidays will take a Christmas miracle . . .

Ex-cop Cat O'Connor is bored working for her sister, Chloe, as a personal assistant on the set of her soap opera. Until Chloe gets an opportunity to audition for the role of a lifetime and asks her identical twin to substitute for her on the soap with no one the wiser. It's a perfect switch-until Cat attracts the attention of the mysterious Mr. Tall, Dark, and Way-too-handsome leading man.

Grayson Alexander never thought being snowbound in the charming town of Christmas, Colorado, for the holiday would get so hot. But between working with sexy, tough Cat on set and keeping his real reason for being there under wraps, he's definitely feeling the heat. And if there's one thing they'll learn as they bring out the mistletoe, it's that in this town, true love is always in season . . .

"This is a great story! Many of the characters you love are back and creating havoc! Fans of Susan Mallery and Jill Shalvis will love this series."
~ Romancing the Readers

"A romantic, funny and Christmassy page turner that you won’t be able to put down until the very last word—and even then, you’ll wish for more (at least, I did!)."
~ Roberta's Dreamworld

"Snowbound at Christmas was a sassy and fun holiday romance that had me believing in the magic of Christmas. "
~ Moonlight Rendezvous

"I was a little skeptical to see where this book was going to go, but boy did I enjoy this book. The quirky characters especially Grayson's grandmother are a hoot. Ty was one of my favorite characters. I just loved his reactions to meeting the McBride men. . . I liked the who done it aspect to the story. It had me guessing who could be behind the murder plot. The ending couldn't have gone down any better for this story. It fit so perfectly and has me in the holiday spirit."
~ Nicole's Book Musings

"Twists in the mystery lurk around every corner, and the reveal was a satisfying surprise. Sweet, homey and comfortable with enough action to not allow drifting off, this was a wonderful dip into the holiday season."
~ I am, Indeed

"Snowbound at Christmas is a sweet, sassy and suspenseful romance by Debbie Mason. The fifth installment in the always fun Christmas, Colorado series is a laugh out loud novel that old and new fans are sure to enjoy. With an intriguing storyline, a cast of eclectic characters and a sweet love story, Snowbound at Christmas is a captivating novel that is fast paced and engaging. This latest installment in Debbie Mason’s heartwarming Colorado, Christmas series is an absolutely delightful read that I highly recommend to readers of contemporary romances."
~ Book Reviews and More by Kathy

"By the end of Snowbound at Christmas, I was completely under Debbie Mason's spell. Although her books are "fade to black," the sexual chemistry still jumps off the page. I loved the mix of sweet and quirkiness that Debbie brings to her characters. I really need to pick up her previous books before the next Christmas, Colorado book comes out in 2016."
~ Crystal Blogs Books

"This is my first Debbie Mason book and I am hooked. It has just the right amount of romance and mystery to make this holiday book a delightful read."
~ Majorly Delicious

"I like having a little side of mystery thrown into a story and this good feeling story has plenty of it."
~ Confessions from Romaholics

"I enjoyed this diva drama of secrets, suspense, and attempted murder. There was a lot of intriguing characters which made this book interesting and a page turner. The romance plus whimsical Christmas theme made this more than a soap opera novel. ... A great read for sitting by a warm fireplace."
~ Fanatic Book Blog

"Snowbound at Christmas is wonderfully entertaining in an over-the-top, soap opera-y kind of way. With a very colourful cast of characters, and a plot that's truly worthy of the finest daytime television, I really couldn't put this book down."
~ To Each Their Own

"Drama, secrets, suspense, murder attempts, a little bit of romance and a mean girl makes up this fun and whimsical holiday novel."
~ Books and Spoons

"Mason's fifth heartfelt contemporary set in Christmas, Colo. (After Wedding Bells in Christmas)is a laugh-out-loud treat. Readers will chortle over the Christmastime antics of the spoiled sister, overprotective mother, meddling grandmother, loyal friends, and jealous castmates."
~ Publishers Weekly

"4.5 stars! Mason’s brisk pacing and inventive plot define this first-rate entry in her Christmas Colorado series. The clever mystery that hampers the trail to Cat and Grayson’s happily ever after is engaging. Delivered with a touch of humor, it also explores the pitfalls that exist between an insecure woman and her confident twin."
~ RT Book Reviews



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February 2016

It's always been you

Actress Chloe O'Connor has become America's sweetheart, but back in little Christmas, Colorado, she's still remembered as a shy, awkward schoolgirl. And there's no one she dreads (and secretly wants) to see more than her high school crush, Easton McBride. Just one look from the former star quarterback and it's like she's instantly transformed from daytime drama queen to tongue-tied teenager. She's kissed Hollywood actors and famous cover models, so she can certainly play it cool while turning up the heat, right?

After an injury ended his military career, Easton McBride built a good life in the rugged countryside of his hometown. And the last thing he needs is his quiet solitude shattered by a high-maintenance temptress who isn't anything like the sweet Chloe he misses. While he enjoys the flirtation with this new bold and beautiful woman, he can't help but wonder whether a kiss could have the power to bring back the small-town girl he's grown to love.

“Lots of humor, heart and emotion make KISS ME IN CHRISTMAS a delightful read.”
~ The Sassy Bookster

“Top Pick! This story has so much humor that at times I found myself laughing out loud, holding my sides and shaking my head. There is always a touch of mystery to each of the stories, a bit of angst, but in the end, a beautiful HEA that makes this book and this series a complete joy to read.”
~ Harlequin Junkie

“I so loved this book. I could hardly put it down. I wasn’t a huge fan of Chloe in Snowbound at Christmas, but I have to say I’m a huge fan of her after reading this book.”
~ Nichole’s Book Musings

“I laughed, cried and loved every page of the book!”
~ Jen’s Reading Obsession

“All in all, Mason wowed! It takes tremendous talent to take a 'love to hate em' type character like Chloe turn them into a character a person can root for and want to champion. Kiss Me In Christmas was everything I expect from Mason. Heartwarming, touching and full of make-you-swoon romance.”
~ Herding Cats & Burning Soup

“A wonderful story that shows the power of love and discovering who you really are can make all the difference.”
~ I am, Indeed

4 stars! Mason has a knack for molding interesting personalities in her poignant love story that revisits Christmas, Colo. Misunderstandings abound, making for a compelling read that's perfect by a cozy fire."
~ RT Book Reviews

“This has to be one of my all time favorite books. The author does a wonderful job of peeling layer after layer of the story.”
~ Romancing the Readers

“Another Winner from Debbie Mason! Laugh out loud humor, a ton of heart and a side of cozy mystery, makes for one excellent read!”
~ A Tasty Read



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June 2016

It's beginning to look a lot like love . . .

As her thirtieth birthday approaches, deputy Jill Flaherty decides it's time to live a little. When she walks into Sawyer Anderson's bar in her sexiest dress, she's not thinking that he's her brother's best friend or about the many women he dated during his years as a pro hockey player. All she's thinking is that it's finally time to confess to her longtime crush how she truly feels.

Sawyer is done being a player on and off the ice. Yet no one in the small town of Christmas seems to believe he's ready to settle down, not Jill, and certainly not Jack, who is determined to keep Sawyer from breaking his little sister's heart. But as Sawyer and Jill's relationship heats up, can he prove that he's her happy ever after?

“4 Stars! Mason revisits Christmas, Colo., with another charming tale of family and friends. Appealing secondary characters and action-filled subplots round out this delightful novel."
~ RT Book Reviews

“Overall, I really enjoyed this book, which combined a heartwarming romance, plenty of emotion that had me either fighting tears or laughing at the characters’ antics, and a storyline has me wanting to re-read this book.”
~ Book Magic

“HAPPY EVER AFTER IN CHRISTMAS is another fun and entertaining addition to the series and I hope that there is more to come.”
~ The Sassy Bookster

“I’ve probably said this before but this might be my favorite book in this series. I loved Jill and thought she was an excellent heroine who was strong and willing to put herself out there. Sawyer came off as a playboy but he actually wasn’t. Once this story got going I couldn’t put it down . . .”
~ Lush Book Reviews

“Overall, I really enjoyed this book. It was a pretty great, feel-good contemporary romance and I can't wait until I have the time to go back and read the first six books in this series because I already miss Christmas, Colorado.”
~ Sammi’s Bookish Reality

“If you love reading books that are a series with each couple having their own story, you really need to read this series. I loved the writing style and so far the characters. I did give it 5 stars because I loved it.”
~ Diana’s Book Reviews

“Debbie Mason's writing is warm and friendly. I liked everything about Happy Ever After in Christmas. The descriptions of the town and its inhabitants are delightful, the atmosphere is brilliant and there's so much kindness and respect. I'm a big fan of small town romances and the Christmas Colorado series is amazing.”
~ With Love for Books

“BEAUTIFUL. Just plain and simple to the point not flowery words or long drawn out explanation. I found this one beautiful, sweet, and touching.”
~ The Book Junkie’s Reads

“The connection between Sawyer and Jill is palpable, with chemistry off the charts and so romantic. Yes—that top of the Empire State Building on Valentine’s Day sort of romance. Smiles all around as they finally discover what they always wanted. A series that is always satisfying and heartwarming.”
~ I am, Indeed

“I've been waiting for Jill and Sawyer's story and I loved every single bit of it!”
~ Jen’s Reading Obsession

“Happy Ever After in Christmas, the 7th and final book in Mason's Christmas, Colorado series, was nothing short of amazing. Chock full of lovable characters and beautiful scenery, this is a small town romance lover's dream."
~ Crystal Blogs Books

“You know how some series just make you sigh in absolute contentment every time you crack one of the books open? That's so Christmas, Colorado for me. Mason always makes me smile and touches my heart in the most unexpected and wonderful ways. And her heroines? Totally kick ass and awesome!”
~ Anna’s Herding Cats

“Looking for a heartwarming romance? A story that engages all your senses and makes you feel like you are there? A love story about a man who can’t resist the attraction of his best friend’s ‘not so baby’ baby sister’? A heroine who is strong in many ways but vulnerable when it comes to her heart? All this and more is in store for readers in the wonderful novel that is Happy Ever After in Christmas.”
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October 2016

'Tis the season for love . . .

Sophie DiRossi loved growing up in Harmony Harbor. But after fleeing in disgrace many years ago, it is the last place she wants to be. Left homeless by a fire, she's forced to go back to the small coastal town that harbors a million secrets, including her own. Sophie sees this secret reflected every day in her daughter's blue eyes-and she must keep it hidden from the only man she has ever loved.

Sophie's return is a shock for everyone . . . especially Liam Gallagher. The firefighter had some serious feelings for Sophie-and seeing her again sparks a desire so fierce it takes his breath away. Now Liam will do whatever it takes to show Sophie that they deserve a second chance at love, even if everything they've concealed threatens to keep them apart. In this special town at this special time of the year, Sophie and Liam can only hope for a little holiday magic . . .



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