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Christmas with The Quills: Kat Martin and McKenna Grey

Welcome to Christmas at The Captivating Quill!

Cozy up and get ready for some fun and fabulous holiday stories, and learn what Christmas means to the authors. Have a Christmas book to recommend? Let us know in the comments!


Kat Martin

"I love Christmas. I love the holiday traditions that families pass down to their children over the decades, even the centuries. Decorating a tree, singing Christmas carols, big family dinners. Living out in the country in Montana, we’re fortunate to enjoy a white Christmas. We have a big family supper on Christmas Eve, and on Christmas Day, our kids and their families come over to open gifts and enjoy a Christmas day meal. It’s the best time of year, my personal favorite holiday. "

Previously appeared in No Place Like Home

Dear Readers, This story was inspired by a trip to Savannah. I visited one of the area’s Civil War forts and became fascinated by the discovery that General Sherman and his men had arrived in a conquered Savannah on Christmas Eve. What sort of Christmas could they have had? From there, my imagination took over . . . Despite having been on opposite sides of the war, Yankee doctor Josh Coltrane is unprepared for the continued bitterness of his long-lost love, Angel Summers. Can these two former sweethearts learn to forgive and forget the past?


Read Christmas Angel

From New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin comes and inspiring holiday story of vows broken and love redeemed, of courage and strength, all wrapped in a memorable tale that will resonate long after the book is over.

Teddy Winters was eight years old that Christmas, too young to understand all the undercurrents swirling around him in the tiny Michigan town of Dreyerville.

He wasn’t able to value that Christmas for the miracle it truly was.


Read The Christmas Clock

McKenna Grey

"I love the quiet beauty of Christmas. Playing in the snow, spending time with family, cozying up by the fire with the pups cuddled close, to enjoy a good book or holiday movie. I like the pretty, white lights on the tree and driving through our small downtown to enjoy all of the holiday decorations. Everything at Christmas has a feeling of magic."

Saige Travers said goodbye to Owen McGregor sixteen years ago. A spontaneous choice brings Saige home to Moose Creek, Montana, and she doesn’t expect her past to catch up with her present. When Owen walks back into her life, she struggles to remember why she left. Together they discover second chances are real and hope is a cherished gift.

Read Christmas in Moose Creek


When McKensie Scott returns to Wycliffe, Wyoming, she’s uncertain of her future . . . and the man she left behind two summers before. With the help of an unexpected ally, McKensie will discover that sometimes leaving the people you love is the only way to find your path home.

Read McKensie's Christmas Gift

We hope you enjoy the books we share throughout the month from The Quills! Don't forget to enter our Christmas Kindle Gift Basket Sweepstakes. Includes a Kindle Paperwhite, Scottish wool throw, and other treats to make your reading experience a true delight. Click on the link below for official rules and to enter.


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BONUS: McKenna Grey is including e-book editions of Christmas in Moose Creek and McKensie's Christmas Gift to the sweepstakes winner. You may also comment below for a chance to win a copy of any e-book in this post.



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