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Review ❤️ An Unexpected Holiday Gift by Martha Hennerson

December 6, 2017

Review ❤️ An Unexpected Holiday Gift by Martha Hennerson

A Season for Seduction

NBA star and oil company heir Keylan “KJ” Kingsley is the ultimate player on and off the court. When a midgame scuffle leads to community service, he opts to devote his hours to his family’s cherished foundation. And once he meets no-nonsense charity executive Mia Ramirez, he’s driven to prove there’s more to him than the wary beauty believes.

Single mother Mia isn’t impressed by KJ’s wealth and fame. Her college sweetheart abandoned her—and their baby—to follow his hoop dreams. But KJ is a caring man beneath his superficial image, making an easy connection with her young son. Soon Mia plunges into a sensual relationship that ignites dreams of forever, until KJ returns to the court…and the headlines. Will the glare of celebrity blind them to the family that could be theirs by Christmas?

Release Date: Dec 1, 2017
Series: The Kingsleys of Texas
Heat Level: Sensual
Publisher: Harlequin
Imprint: Kimani 
Price: $4.99


Mia Ramirez is focused on her career and being a single mother to her son Colby. There is little room in her life and heart for anyone else. When NBA superstar, Keylan “KJ” Kingsley returns home to run the Kinglsey foundation, her world gets turned upside down. KJ manages to worm his way into not only her heart but her son’s.

KJ is trying to smooth out all of the kinks in his life. Doing community service at the foundation is a piece of cake. Trying to win over Mia is an entire story. Colby manages to help bring them together and KJ realizes he wants a family more than ever.

I am pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed An Unexpected Holiday Gift. This is my first book by the author and I am excited to read more by her. This book is the soft compromise of holiday spirit and realism that will appeal to people who don’t like over the top hokey holiday stories.

Mia has her heart broken plenty of times during the holiday season so she it is great that KJ helped warmed up her to the holidays. The only problem I had with the story is that Mia kept this constant wall up that interfere with her getting to know KJ. The constant tug of war became a bit tiring.

The family dynamic is strong. I low-key love Victoria, the matriarch, and her bossiness. I am interested in reading more about this family. Colby adds a specialness and thoughtfulness to the story. I really appreciated the author’s ability to use his special needs in a caring way.

Overall, if you are looking to get into the holiday spirit, then An Unexpected Holiday Gift is the perfect way to start.

~ Samantha


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