A Santini Christmas

A Santini Christmas

by Melissa Schroeder




The USA Today Bestselling series is back!

Join the Santinis as they gather together not for the joy of the season, but in crisis. One major event throws everything they hold dear into jeopardy, rallying the Santini brothers to support them mother and thrusting Joey back to the memories of when she and Papa first fell in love.

Joey Antonio doesn't have time for men. Her focus is on saving money for art school. She definitely doesn't need some jarhead Romeo bothering her. True, every time they run into each other she finds herself more attracted to him-not to mention the kisses he steals are becoming addictive. Still, no matter how sexy the Marine is, she isn't a woman who is willing to risk her heart.

Stewart Santini, known to everyone as Papa, is convinced Joey is the woman for him. Sexy, smart and tough-exactly how he likes his women. He finds himself falling even before he knows what hit him...but there is one problem: Joey is willing to share her bed, but not her life.

But, this is one Marine who will battle to win the most precious thing in the world to him: Joey Antonio's heart.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493579518
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/10/2014
Series: Santinis Series , #5
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

From her first love of Winnie the Pooh and Beatrix Potter to her ultimate favorite genre of romance, USA Today Bestselling author Melissa Schroeder has always loved to read. After writing in multiple genres, she found romance and fell in love with the genre. Since being first published in 2004, she has had over 100 novels, novellas, and short stories released. A military brat and wife, she is now happy to be settled in Virginia wine country.

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A Santini Christmas 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved reading about Joey & Stewart's start together. I will be reading more of Melissa Schroeder's books.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great way to end the series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved the prequel
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Melissa Schroeder has written a fantastic story.  She made you feel like you were right with the family and left me in tears.  Joey's past was a difficult problem that many of faced in life and Mel wrote it that I felt it was very considerate to anyone who has ever had to face the issue and how to over come it.Thank you for such a great read and looking forward to the next one   
NinasLiteraryEscape More than 1 year ago
Melissa Schroeder just knows how to write stories that make your heart melt. This short story takes the reader back in time to when Papa first met Joey and how their courtship began. Papa (Stewart) was just as charming and honorable as his sons. Now, I can see where all the Santini brothers got their charm from...none other than their father. Joey was wonderful. Her character was vivacious and strong. Papa and Joey were a wonderful match and their story was super sweet. I have read & loved every installment of The Santini series and this one was no exception. Readers looking for satisfying romance stories filled with loveable character look no further than Melissa Schroeder. She always delivers!
Arch_Angel More than 1 year ago
Back to where it all began…… While I hold the Santini brothers close to my heart, the story of where it all began with Joey and Stewart (Papa) Santini, brought more than one tear to my eyes. Written with the same passion and chemistry as the previous books, I would venture to say that this one is probably my favourite.  The author has succeeded in delving into precarious and often confronting issues of Joey’s past, while maintaining respect for the character in a beautifully sculpted love story.  Take a journey back to the beginning and fall in love with the elder Santinis; I dare you not to! 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed all of the books in this series.. To read how it all began was a real treat.
Daheart More than 1 year ago
 A Santini Christmas by Melissa Schroeder  It was a joy to read  and to see the beginnings for the Santini brother's . To see how their parents Joey, Papa meet in the  70's he was a Marine and she a waitress in a bar. It was.instant attraction for them both, but Joey was not having none of it. True love always wins.
Sargon1 More than 1 year ago
This may be short but it was a great story. Always like Joey and Papa Steward Santini and this was their meeting. No wonder his boys are all so hot they come by it naturally. LOL Loved it.
In_My_Humble_OpinionDA More than 1 year ago
We met Joey Santini as the mother of the Santini boys in each of their stories. We knew she was an exceptional woman, strong with a heart of gold. In A Santini Christmas we learn how she and Papa met and more about how she came to be the woman who could raise Leo, Marco, Gianni and Vincente. Laugh, cry and sigh as Papa fights for his life and the woman he loves.