Tag Archives: Portugal

Sneak Peek Excerpt: A Portuguese Christmas

As we continue into the holiday season, this week I want to share a first chapter excerpt from my sweet holiday romance, A Portuguese Christmas Love can come softly, like holiday snow. Or sweep you away like a riptide. Chapter … Continue reading

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An Excerpt from A Portuguese Christmas

One of the last chapters in my sweet romance novella, A Portuguese Christmas, explores Christmas Eve traditions in Portugal. Krystal, the heroine, is a professional surfer. Adolfo, the hero, is a Portuguese olive farmer. Veronica, Krystal’s cousin, married a Portuguese … Continue reading

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Away in a Manger

In researching A Portuguese Christmas, I learned that on Christmas Eve, many Portuguese families gather around the Christmas tree and Crèche to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Catholicism is the main religion practiced in Portugal, and the Crèche is an … Continue reading

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