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Christmas with The Quills: Hildie McQueen and Everly Archard

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!


Hildie McQueen

"What I love the most about Christmastime is the lingering aroma of candles, the music that brings warmth to the heart and the decorations. I love the lights and displays, the holiday get-togethers and the exchanging of gifts. Last but not least, the wonderful books filled with Holiday romances that take a reader to every imaginable time and place."


Five friends travel west to find love, what they don’t expect is for the storm of the century to hit Angel Creek at same time. Snowbound with new husbands can pose quite an interesting turn of events.

After the Civil War, Charleston, SC is left devoid of eligible men. Ruby Henderson and four of her closest friends decide to travel west as mail order brides to find love. Upon arriving, she instantly regrets the rash decision. Especially upon meeting her husband to be who looks more like an outlaw, than a doctor.

Trevor Collins decides to put his distrust of women aside and marry. His new bride is more beautiful then he could have imagined, which makes him wonder about her true motivation for coming west. Will his wish to be a good family man win when the ugliness of his past rears its ugly head?

Even a giving heart has its limits.


Read Ruby

Everly Archard

After marrying the love of her life, Cassidy Hart never imagined her perfect marriage would fall apart. When the time comes to keep a promise and be the maid of honor at her sister-in-law's wedding in Lake Tahoe, she doesn't expect all the pieces of her wounded heart to come together in one magical week.


Read "Romancing His Wife"


Mia Rivera returns home to the quaint New England village of Wind Hollow, Maine, to heal and spend Christmas with her aunt . . . until her childhood friend, Liam Sawyer, re-enters her life. This holiday season, Mia and Liam will need to look to their past to find hope for their future.


Read "Mending Her Heart"

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