Bestselling thriller author Hannah Mary McKinnon, writing as Holly Cassidy’s The Christmas Wager, an enemies-to-lovers romantic comedy about an L.A.-based woman whose promotion depends upon acquiring a quaint Christmas shop in the small mountain town of Maple Falls, Colorado, but to close the deal she must defeat the owner’s handsome but stubborn grandson at the town’s annual holiday games, discovering that what they really need just might be each other, to Tara Singh Carlson and Ashley Di Dio at Putnam, in a pre-empt, for publication in Fall 2023, by Carolyn Forde At Transatlantic Literary Agency (world). Rights also to Deborah Sun de la Cruz at Penguin Canada.