All I Want for Christmas [NOOK Book]

Overview

Playboy Advertising mogul Alec Mercer sees nothing wrong with mixing business and pleasure. That is until he discovers his ex-assistant had sabotaged his clients contract renewals, because of a broken heart. The mistake could have cost him millions in revenue. He swears he's going to straighten out his personal life. Starting with proposing to his on again off again socialite girlfriend Erica, and settle down. All Mary wanted for Christmas was a man who could love her as she was. Mary Christmas, yep...that's her ...
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All I Want for Christmas

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Overview

Playboy Advertising mogul Alec Mercer sees nothing wrong with mixing business and pleasure. That is until he discovers his ex-assistant had sabotaged his clients contract renewals, because of a broken heart. The mistake could have cost him millions in revenue. He swears he's going to straighten out his personal life. Starting with proposing to his on again off again socialite girlfriend Erica, and settle down. All Mary wanted for Christmas was a man who could love her as she was. Mary Christmas, yep...that's her name. She's a big woman with a big heart. She wears glasses and not too pretty but she's as jolly as the come. Working in an office full of beautiful slim women can be trying. Having a secret crush on the boss,Alec Mercer, was downright ridiculous. There was no way a guy like that could like someone like her, or so she believed. Now that Mary got her Christmas wish in the flesh, what is she going to do about it? Together, they make Christmas wishes a reality...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781257144334
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 5/6/2011
  • Sold by: LULU PRESS
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 670,978
  • File size: 620 KB

Meet the Author

Shiree McCarver has always been a dreamer of the possibilities of being in love, but somewhat found her reality lacking the romance she always dreamt about. She decided to bring fantasies to life by creating stories of unconditional love with characters that are in it for the long haul no matter what or who hinders the process. It's this process that has her being the first author to write an Elizabethan romance featuring and African woman in an interracial relationship with an English royal. She is also the first author to pen a story about an aging African American woman and a younger Japanese Pop star in modern day Japan.

Alabama native Shiree McCarver is building a following for her Asian Heroes and her ability to go where no one has dared to go before in books featuring characters in an interracial relationship. Being an avid reader of romances Ms. McCarver decided to write the type of books she felt were missing from the genre.

Ms McCarver has written beautiful heart touching tales of love and she makes it work in the most seemingly impossible character pairing. No matter who you are you will be able to relate to the only thing that matters in a true romantic read; the developing love story between the characters.
When asked to explain—or as some might say...apologize—about her writing style, she laughingly replied...
"I am a chatty writer. I write stories for those who like long dialog between characters who spend more time together than apart. You know...Like real lovers, you learn more about each other by conversation and experiencing things together. You bring out the best and the worst in each other."
"I know there are readers who don't like a lot of wordage or dialog, so frankly, I'm not writing for them. They already have alot to choose from. I'm writing for the readers that are out there searching for the style I write and stories I have to tell. I'm looking for the people that like to read outside the box."
Ms. McCarver's books are as blunt and in your face about issues as she is about the audience she's reaching out to. Her stories evoke questions we dare not ask and take us to places we dare not go; that is, unless you're one to read outside the box society has placed you in.

Shiree loves hearing from her readers!
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 28, 2012

    Beautiful Story

    Very well written. Great character development. The hesitance by Mary is easily explainable which makes the story line excellent. There are some definite laugh out loud parts throughout the book. Wished there had been an epilogue.

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