Blog Tour Stop, Excerpt & Print Contest: A Madaris Bride for Christmas by Brenda Jackson

Title: A Madaris Bride for Christmas by Brenda Jackson
Madaris Family
Publisher: Harlequin Kimani Arabesque
Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Suspense
Length: 320 pages


IN HER 100TH BOOK, NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR blends heated sensuality and drama into a dazzling new novel featuring one of her most unforgettable Madaris heroes yet…

One by one, Madaris men have surrendered to the matchmaking schemes of Felicia Laverne Madaris, matriarch of the family. But Lee Madaris isn’t letting anyone else control his destiny. He’ll bring a bride of his own choosing to the family’s holiday gathering—if his hotel’s gorgeous new chef will agree to a marriage of convenience.

It’s not just the chance to work at the Strip’s hottest hotel that brought Carly Briggs to Vegas. Witnessing a crime in Miami may have made her a mob target. Though she’s reluctant to complicate their working relationship, Lee’s tempting offer is so hard to resist. And soon, desire is clouding their no-strings arrangement.

The danger that made Carly flee Miami is about to land at their door. So Carly and Lee must decide who to trust, when to let go—and whether a love they never anticipated is strong enough to pass the ultimate test.

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Lee Madaris glanced at the clock on his wall before rubbing away the tension forming in the back of his neck. Although it was nearing midnight, he was still in his office working. It was imperative that he do so.

Five potential investors would be arriving tomorrow and spending four days at the Grand MD Vegas hotel. He would be catering to them at a level that was unprecedented. The five men had enough cumulative capital to balance the national budget, if they’d chosen to do so. However, balancing the national budget wasn’t Lee’s goal. His objective was to get them to invest in his next hotel—the Grand MD Paris.

After the success of the Grand MD Dubai, as well as all the attention the hotel in Vegas had received since opening its doors four months ago, a number of investors were ready to provide funds for his next venture. But he didn’t want just anyone; he wanted men willing to take a chance on a hotel that would be astonishingly different from its two predecessors. It would be a hotel of the future.

Both Grand MD hotels had been Madaris-Di Meglio joint ventures—highly successful and breaking sales records. But the third hotel, the one planned for Paris, France, would use state-of-the-art technology while maintaining the rich architectural design Paris was known for.

Lee’s cousin and the architect in the family, Slade Madaris, had designed the first two Grand MDs and would likewise design the one proposed for Paris. Slade’s design was nothing short of a masterpiece and would be unveiled at one of the meetings this week. Slade’s twin brother, Blade, would be the structural engineer. No two Grand MD hotels would look the same. Each would have its own unique architecture and appeal.

Author Bio

A New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling and award-winning author of more than seventy-five romance titles, Brenda is a recent retiree who divides her time between family, writing and traveling with her husband.

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I am giving away TWO print copies of A Madaris Bride for Christmas (prizes donated by publisher). Contest is open to Us & Canadian addresses ONLY. To enter today’s contest:

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6 Responses to Blog Tour Stop, Excerpt & Print Contest: A Madaris Bride for Christmas by Brenda Jackson

  1. Tiss

    SOUNDS like an interesting book. Thanks for the contest.



  3. Timitra

    Sounds like a pretty good read.

  4. Yolanda

    I’ve enjoyed this series. I’d love to win a copy of A Madaris Bride for Christmas.

  5. Yvonne Rodriguez

    Sounds like a great book. Thanks for the giveaway!!

  6. Meghan Stith

    I’ve been seeing this book around and really want to read it! I don’t read enough Christmas literature! It’s a magical time!
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    mestith at gmail dot com