For bartender River, Christmas only sharpens his grief. Bangers Tavern is the perfect place to lay low over the holidays—until Charlie walks in. Their first encounter years ago was utter humiliation, but her reappearance stirs up powerful desires.
Back in Tacoma to care for her estranged dad, web designer Charlie expects the suckiest Christmas ever. A job at Bangers Tavern gives her a chance to escape Dad’s criticism and blow off some steam. But why does the hunky bartender seem to hate her?
When greedy developers threaten Bangers Tavern, River and Charlie must team up to save it. A sizzling kiss under the mistletoe opens their eyes to steamy possibilities—but everyone knows rebound relationships don’t last.
Come to Bangers Tavern for an enemies-to-lovers tale of reconciliation, found family, holiday cocktails, and the sexiest Christmas miracle ever.