Just in Time for Christmas (Southern Born Christmas Book 2) by Kim Boykin: Miranda Hamilton and Logan Mauldin had been pestering each other since they were in diapers it seemed. Everyone knew that, after all Magnolia Bay was not that large a town and since those two came back everyone knew that they were always going to be the fly in each other ointments. So when Logan gave a huge donation and decided he wanted to be co-chair with Miranda everyone just thought this was another way to get at her.
Logan thought that too, after all he had been making her life miserable for years, right? So why was he starting to look at her differently? Feel jealous of the other man she was dating? What was going on? Would Christmas bring joy to these two? Or would it just prove that there aren’t Christmas miracles and that when you start out trying to burn someone else you are going to get burned?
Ms. Boykin takes us back to Magnolia Bay in this great Christmastime story where fairy tales come true. Her characters are real, with hurts, with pasts but with redeeming qualities that make it so hard not to root for them. While this story is part of a series it can be read as a standalone though it will make you desire the rest of the “Chicks” stories. Prepare to open your heart to new Christmas traditions, to seeing things in a different light and to realizing sometimes when we open our eyes to the future it’s standing right in front of us.
Nobody does Christmas like Miranda Hamilton, and now that she finally has her chance to chair Magnolia Bay’s tree lighting and the cotillion, which benefits her late mother’s breast cancer foundation, this Christmas is shaping up to be the best ever. That is until her childhood nemesis Logan Mauldin buys his way on her committee and starts making plans of his own.
Logan Mauldin loves to get under Miranda’s very sexy skin, and it’s only fair. She’s been getting under his since long before their first kiss at 13. Logan’s the last man interested in co-chairing a Christmas committee or participating in a sexy bachelor auction, but since that night he interrupted Miranda on a date and cornered her under the mistletoe, he can’t stop thinking about her. Or vying for her attention and bugging the hell out of her.
Christmas cheer isn’t the only thing that heats up between the Miranda and Logan, but, thanks to a lie that is as much her fault as it is his, he loses the woman he’s loved since forever. Logan will need a Christmas miracle for Miranda to forgive him. A grand gesture to melt her heart and win her back just in time for Christmas