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Patricia Rosemoor | Holiday Memories ~ Comment to win
Author Guest / November 24, 2012

Authors draw on their own experiences, their memories, their desire to give their stories an authentic edge. Not that I’ve ever run across a dead Santa Claus as does my heroine in HOLIDAY IN CRIMSON… Westbrook Department Store’s Christmas party wasn’t that wild–until, that is, Santa ended up dead. Now window designer Shelby Corbin is the prime suspect in his murder, and the holidays are anything but festive. If Shelby doesn’t figure out who killed Santa, she’ll be ringing in the new year behind bars. Westbrook’s impossibly sexy co-owner and CEO Rand McNabb’s romantic attentions both thrill and frighten Shelby. But is he really helping her search for the truth about that fatal night? Or does Rand have a deadlier motive for courting the only possible witness to the crime…? So what about HOLIDAY IN CRIMSON comes from my own experiences? As a child, I used to look forward to the day when Mom would take me to downtown Chicago to see the holiday windows. My favorites were always windows at the iconic Marshall Field’s, a department store that took up a whole block on State Street. The windows always told a story that captivated me. So in wanting to…