Title: Christmas Punch 

Series: Colorado Christmas

Author: Rose Bak 

Genre: Holiday Romance 

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Last year Liz got divorce papers for Christmas. This year, she’ll get the gift of love…

When an unexpected divorce leaves her with nothing but an empty house, Liz Delaney decides to finally pursue her lifelong dream of opening a café in her small town. By day she’ll serve fancy coffee drinks and by night there will be themed cocktails, music, and art. The only thing standing in her way? A grinchy bureaucrat named Nathan Holly.

Despite his festive last name, Nathan hates Christmas. He also hates businesses that serve liquor. He grew up in a town that was devastated by unemployment, alcoholism, and violence, and now he’s on a one-man mission to protect other small towns from suffering the same fate. The grumpy county employee comes to the mountains ready to deny Liz’s liquor license, but to his dismay, things don’t go according to plan. First, he’s stranded by a winter storm in a town without a hotel, then he falls head over heels in love with the feisty café owner who grudgingly offers him a room.

Will Santa bring these two jaded souls a holiday romance that lasts?

“Christmas Punch” is a steamy instalove midlife romance featuring inventive drink recipes, nosy matchmakers, a weird little town that insists on having a winter festival in a blizzard, and a sweet happily ever after. This book is a standalone holiday romance in the Colorado Christmas series.



Rose Bak has been obsessed with books since she got her first library card at age five. She is a passionate reader with an e-reader bursting with thousands of beloved books.

Although Rose enjoys writing both fiction and nonfiction, romance novels have always been her favorite guilty pleasure, both as a reader and an author. Rose’s contemporary romance books focus on strong female characters over age 35 and the alpha males who love them. Expect a lot of steam, a little bit of snark, and a guaranteed happily ever after.

Rose lives in the Pacific Northwest with her family, and special needs dogs. In addition to writing, she also teaches accessible yoga and loves music. Sadly, she has absolutely no musical talent so she mostly sings in the shower.


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