**New Release & Review** Scrooge-ish by L.B. Dunbar


I hate Christmas.
I don’t know who thought every female must love shopping, wrapping, baking, and hosting, but I’m missing the memo. On top of that, I manage a top-end department store. Sprinkle in the fact I’ll be turning forty during this holiday season, and my life is a Christmas cookie recipe gone wrong.

And every year I become a little more Scrooge-ish.

But the spirit of the most wonderful time of the year (insert sarcasm) seems to have a plan for me and my midlife crisis attitude.

First, my past returns when I attend a high school reunion happy hour and run into that boy—the one I had a summer fling with after graduation and before college—then promptly ghosted me.

The torture continues because that boy is now a man, worldly and wise and sexier than I remember. And he invites me to attend a holiday work party with him.

Which leads to my discovery that there is a lot more to this forty, fine, former NFL quarterback, now fireman, like being a single father to the sweetest little girl, putting me at risk of falling for both of them.

However, I have my reasons not to believe in love and the happiest time of the year. And the first twenty-five days of December tests all my strength.

Just what the Dicken is happening? Charles himself might approve of this plot.
Even I’m a little curious to see how it all plays out.

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With the past behind her and the future uncertain, can Eva Nazar accept that the present is a gift and love is the greatest treasure we receive even if it isn’t always wrapped in pretty paper with a perfect bow on top?

Find out in L.B. Dunbar’s first, over forty, flirty, sexy silver fox, second chance holiday romance.

FREE in Kindle Unlimited!

Amazon US: https://amzn.to/3vnofxR

Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/3zhCoPn

Amazon AU: https://amzn.to/3PG1cWs

Amazon CA: https://amzn.to/3Ojvhdv

Coming in audiobook, too.

With Teddy Hamilton and Stella Hunter

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Nancy’s Review

This holiday novel just might be the 4 alarm fire you didn’t know you were looking for! The sweet, unassuming cover conceals a super sexy story. I am a class A sucker for a firefighter story and this was literally PERFECT. Better yet, it’s a second-chance romance, so there isn’t as much awkwardness as you find in a brand new relationship. Zebb pursues grumpy Eva with a singular purpose. She is his “one that got away.” By the time I was 5 chapters in I was entranced with Zebb and this story had already touched my heart. Dunbar handles real life situations and sensitive issues with finesse. In a way, this was a slow-burn story, but it has some super steamy flares on the way to a happy ending. Zebb will get Eva (and you!) in the Christmas spirit with a generous side of spice! Just… gah. Scrooge-ish will be on my reread list for sure! 4.5 stars

About L.B. Dunbar

L.B. Dunbar loves flip-flops, sweet tea, and a little heat in her romance reads. A lover of sexy silver foxes, second chances, and small towns, you’ll find all this and more in her signature work the #sexysilverfox collection. She’s also made Amazon Top 10 in Later in Life Romance with her Lakeside Cottage and Road Trips & Romance series. L.B. lives in Chicago with her own sexy silver fox.

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