"It's been eight years since Hope Warren had her heart broken on Christmas Eve, but she still detests the holiday, and celebrations in general. Wasting her time, and her art degree, at a job she clearly hates, the only thing she's longing for is a dream home way out of reach. So when outgoing Irishman Dylan Healy keeps getting in her face, she's sure there's a catch. He's kind, charismatic--and challenging her idle creativity. It may be her least favorite time of year, but suddenly she's willing to try everything and anything--especially Dylan himself. Dylan has enough on his plate between launching his online greeting card company at the height of the season and starting an art-themed daycare center. But he can't resist teasing Hope out of her holiday cynicism, turning her ideas into crazy profits--or wanting more of the vibrant, sensual woman she truly is. And with the days counting down to Christmas Eve, he's willing to put everything on the line to convince her that what they have is the gift of a lifetime..."