10 Seasonal Stories Featuring a New Baby at Christmas

by Karen Green

The genesis of Christmas is the celebration of a very special birth, and these ten books continue that symbolism by featuring the birth of a new family member—and often, a new romance—at Christmastime.

From medical drama and royal intrigue to inspiring tales and tantalizing encounters, there is a story to satisfy every romance reader looking for something surprising and symbolic this Christmas. So be sure to find some time to escape from the busyness of the season and read all about the new additions to these family festivities.

For fans of contemporary romance:

Her Festive Doorstep Baby by Kate Hardy

baby-festive-doorstep-babyIt should have been carol singers waking Amy Howes on Christmas Eve. Instead, when adorable baby Hope is left on her doorstep, Amy knows she must rescue her, if only for one night. Luckily, her enigmatic but gorgeous neighbor, Dr. Josh Farnham, is able to lend a helping hand…

Although Josh and Amy have demons of their own to fight, they forge a bond that is as unexpected as it is heart-stopping. This little Hope could change their lives forever!

 

Her Festive Baby Bombshell by Jennifer Faye

baby-festive-baby-bombshellSince their spontaneous and magical night together, Holly Abrams has avoided her boss, CEO Finn Lockwood. Neither of these two damaged hearts was looking for a relationship—least of all with a colleague!

When they’re thrown together on a charity project aboard Finn’s luxury yacht, the tension between them skyrockets. When Holly starts to feel unwell, she puts it down to seasickness, until the doctor confirms that Holly and Finn can expect two unplanned gifts this Christmas—Holly is pregnant with twins…!

 

For fans of medical romance:

Their First Family Christmas by Alison Roberts

baby-their-first-family-xmas When Dr. Emma Matthews was entrusted with the guardianship of her best friend’s daughter, she promised that every Christmas would be special… But this Christmas Eve, Jack Reynolds—her old flame and Lily’s uncle—has walked back into their lives.

Both Emma and Jack still bear the scars of this time last year. But now Jack wants to start again—being there for his adorable niece, picking up where he and Emma left off, and giving them all the family Christmas they deserve!

 

A Royal Baby for Christmas by Scarlet Wilson

baby-a-royal-baby-for-xmasA brief, electrifying fling—that was all Sienna McDonald and Sebastian Falco, Crown Prince of Montanari, agreed to. But on her return to Teddy’s, neonatal surgeon Sienna learns she’s brought back more than just memories.

Sienna wants to keep her unborn baby out of the limelight, so Sebastian’s sudden reappearance throws her perfectly ordered world into chaos. She does her best to stay away from the devastatingly charming royal, but Sebastian is determined to claim his family with a forever diamond this Christmas!

 

For fans of royal romance:

Christmas Baby for the Princess by Barbara Wallace

baby-xmas-baby-for-the-princessFaced with a royal scandal, pregnant princess Arianna fled to New York. But when a pickpocket leaves her penniless, she must turn to handsome restauranteur Max Brown for help…

Max can’t resist rescuing this enchanting stranger, even if her mysterious past makes him wary. But as his newest (and worst!) waitress brings festive sparkle into his solitary life, can he hope Arianna is here for life…not just for Christmas?

 

For fans of inspirational romance:

Mistletoe Daddy by Deb Kastner

baby-mistletoe-daddyAfter Vivian Grainger buys him at the town’s charity bachelor auction, Nick McKenna feels obligated to provide his carpentry skills. He’ll help the bubbly blonde construct her dream spa and beauty shop in time for Christmas—but the burly cowboy won’t be sticking around. When he realizes Vivian is pregnant, though, everything changes. Seeing the joy she brings to everyone around her despite the difficulties she’s overcome, it’s clear to Nick that Vivian—and her child—are what’s missing from his life. As they build her dream shop together, Nick will do his best to build a path to Vivian’s heart.

 

For fans of Western romance:

The Cowboy SEAL’s Jingle Bell Baby by Laura Marie Altom

baby-the-cowboy-sealTiffany Lawson promised herself that she would never, ever give her heart to a man again. Now she’s a pregnant former rodeo queen and ex-debutante struggling to support her mother and grandmother. She’s already picked out the perfect adoptive parents, but cowboy Navy SEAL Rowdy Jones isn’t letting anyone take his child.

Rowdy loves the rush that comes from being a Navy SEAL, but finding out he’s about to become a dad? That trumps everything. While he and Tiffany shared only one night, Rowdy’s determined to do right by her and their baby.

 

High Country Christmas by Joanna Sims

baby-high-country-xmasA night of passion leaves ranching student London Davenport with an unexpected preholiday gift. And although wedlock wasn’t in Tyler Brand’s immediate plans, the footloose rancher is ready to step up and do the honorable thing by the stunning woman he secretly adores. The only obstacle is the stubborn mother-to-be.

London can’t let anything stop her from returning to Virginia at the end of the semester…not even the irresistible father of her unborn child. How can she tell Tyler the truth about why she can never live happily-ever-after on his cattle ranch?

 

For fans of passionate romance:

A Christmas Baby Surprise by Catherine Mann

baby-xmas-baby-surpriseAfter a car accident, Alaina Rutger can’t remember her husband or their newly adopted baby. But her amnesia also means she’s forgotten the disaster they made of their marriage.

Her husband, Porter, knows he’s made mistakes. Now he’ll do whatever it takes to rebuild the family he nearly lost—even keep their near-divorce from his wife. This Christmas he’ll convince Alaina to stay. But will a secret she’s kept for years resurface and put them to the ultimate test?

 

Caroselli’s Christmas Baby by Michelle Celmer

baby-carosellis-xmas-babyShe wants a baby. He needs an heir. It seems like the perfect arrangement…until they decide to conceive the old-fashioned way.

Having a baby with his best friend is the means to an end for Nick Caroselli. In his quest to receive a ten-million-dollar inheritance, he’ll also be giving Theresa Phillips the one thing she really wants…a child. Once the baby’s born and the money’s in the bank, they can divorce, share custody and go back to being buddies. But their best-laid plans are about to take a sharp turn under the mistletoe, as things really heat up this Christmas.

 

What Christmas baby titles are you looking forward to escaping with this holiday? Did we forget your favorite? Let us know in the comments!

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