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A Spindle Cove Novella

Violet Winterbottom is a quiet girl. She speaks six languages, but seldom raises her voice. She endured bitter heartbreak in perfect silence. The gentlemen aren't beating down her door.

Until the night of the Spindle Cove Christmas ball, when a mysterious stranger crashes into the ballroom and collapses at Violet's feet. His coarse attire and near-criminal good looks would put any sensible young lady on her guard. He's wet, chilled, bleeding, and speaking in an unfamiliar tongue.

Only Violet understands him. And she knows he's not what he seems.

She has one night to draw forth the secrets of this dangerously handsome rogue. Is he a smuggler? A fugitive? An enemy spy? She needs answers by sunrise, but her captive would rather seduce than confess. To learn his secrets, Violet must reveal hers—and open herself to adventure, passion, and the unthinkable... Love.

Warning: The heroine packs a pistol, the hero curses in multiple languages, and together they steam up a cold winter’s night.

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Once Upon a Winter's Eve
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3.7 / 5
a pleasant read
January 10th, 2014
a pleasant read, and we get to know violet on her own terms, rather than thru others' eyes.
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Good author
November 21st, 2013
Great novella that answers what becomes of one more of the ladies in Spindle Cove.
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October 6th, 2013
Great story, not the typical set up. Lots of suspense.
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Spindle Cove
October 1st, 2013
Wonderful! Kept me on the edge of my seat.
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One upon a winter's eve
September 6th, 2013
Short n sweet
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Upon a winter's eve
August 17th, 2013
It was nice but too short
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1 review
August 16th, 2013
Short but sweet. I hate that they're always short novels but I love reading every single one of them.
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July 1st, 2013
Would read it again
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Once upon a winters eve by tessa d.
February 11th, 2013
This is a nice short book to read. It can be done in a day if determined. I have not read the first book to this spindle cove series but i plan in reading all the books. As for this book it was is tale of heroism,bravery, and a nice tip of danger. The maim characters and their roles were very creative and the whole attribute of spinster cove... I meant spindle cove; was a nice catch in thid book. I completely recommend if you are looking for nice short book to pass the time on a trip of some sort or just bored.
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1 review
Very nice
January 15th, 2013
One of the novels I really enjoyed reading.
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