Claude is an easily overlooked statistics professor. After a childhood trauma left him motherless, he formed a dysfunctional craving. To satisfy the depraved hunger, he kidnaps Kim from the park and holds her captive in his basement. As the days pass and Claude’s truths are revealed, her fear slowly turns to comfort and compassion…or does it?
Elise is no fan of Christmas—growing up on a tree farm meant every holiday was spent working. But when she loses her job, Elise reluctantly agrees to run the family business one last time. With some nudging by charming repeat customer Darren, she begins to feel the spirit of the season. Unfortunately, a big finance company is trying to get rid of the tree lot and convinces the city to shut it down. Elise must find a way to save the lot in time for the holidays.
The only thing working for Cassie is her hugely successful cupcake shop. Her disastrous love life is turned upside down when a Hollywood movie begins filming in her sleepy small town. Jammed with cupcake orders, the last thing she expects is to meet Alex, who sweeps her off her feet. Can Cassie survive the Christmas season once she learns Alex is a movie star?