Amber is the younger and calls New York home. She lives in a tiny apartment in the city and has an addiction to processed cheese products. Amber has difficulty keeping men and jobs, and her family is constantly telling her that she is afraid of commitments Currently Amber is working as a massage therapist but has yet to build up a big enough client base to make a decent living.
Twenty-eight days before Christmas, Amber’s mom is demanding that Amber fly home to Colorado for the holiday. Desperate for the money to purchase a plane ticket home, Amber picks up a part-time job at the Cheese Haus, where she is forced to wear a ridiculous looking Fraulein costume and hand out cheese to passersby. But when Amber finds out that she won’t receive her first paycheck from the Cheese Haus until after Christmas, how in the world will she get home for the holidays?
Emily is newly married to a wonderful man named Luke. Included in the bargain are Luke’s children, Claire and Josh, and Emily’s new mother-in-law, Gwen, a sharp-tongued woman who manages to only find the worst in Emily. Claire is struggling to adjust to life with a new step-mom after losing her own mother to a tragic car accident.
Emily opens her big mouth and offers to host Christmas dinner at her house. Now she’s struggling with the mounting task of Christmas shopping, coming up with an elaborate dinner for the big day, and fixing up the house, including putting in new carpets and repainting.
The Dangers of Mistletoe is a fun, light read with just enough funny and romantic moments to appeal to every woman.