all i want for christmas is my dad’s best friend

He wouldn’t. Until he does. We can’t. Until we do.

I have always been in love with Mr. Pine. What’s not to crush on? He’s built like a god, could cut glass with his chiseled jawline, and has a low, growly voice that makes me weak in the knees. I swear the silver in his hair makes him even hotter. (Nice.)

He’s also my dad’s best friend. (Naughty.)

But this year, when I’m home for the holidays, he’s looking at me with a new hunger in his eyes, and before I know it, we’re kissing in front of my parents’ Christmas tree and putting the X in Xmas.

Everything about us is wrong, from our age gap to his friendship with my dad. But it’s beginning to feel a lot like none of that matters. This nice girl is enjoying being on the naughty list for a change. And if the fates allow, the man who was my first will also be my last.

Author Confession: Mr. Pine is getting coal in his stocking this year for his foul mouth…but that’s not what he’s stuffing in Holly’s stocking for sure. I know that the timeline of th