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Hank Anders expected to spend the holiday in
SILVER BELLS, Michael’s tale of homecoming and Christmas combine beautifully to create a heartwarming holiday story. Amanda and Hank rediscover the delight that they once shared and learn that their feelings have matured into an adult passion that has not been dampened by their years apart.
DEAR SANTA by JoAnn Ross finds mystery writer Holly Berry stranded in the theme town of
Holly’s unfortunate past has led her to dislike celebrating the Christmas holiday. However, Gabriel’s family and his insistence upon her participation in the festivities change her mind. A visit to Kris Kringle’s Workshop in town helps to convince Holly that Santa might just be alive and well in
JoAnn Ross contributes a fine story to this holiday collection. Humor and passion both abound when Holly is re-introduced to the joys of the season. Emma’s Christmas wish for a new mother added to Gabriel’s sexy passion seal the deal for Holly. DEAR SANTA is Miracle On
In CHRISTMAS PAST, Mary Burton includes a Christmas story of intrigue. Ten months ago, Nicole Piper fled an abusive marriage and moved cross-country. Her husband Richard tracked her down and followed her, but an accident left him dead, though not forgotten. Now, a mysterious video is delivered by Richard’s attorney. The video implicates Richard in the brutal death of the social worker who helped Nicole escape.
Nicole turns to Detective David Ayden for help. Shortly after her arrival in
Judy Duarte includes another homecoming story with A MULBERRY PARK CHRISTMAS. Mac Macgregor has returned to his old neighborhood solely to refurbish and sell his house. He has very few fond memories of
Mac and Alyssa were high school sweethearts until her father threatened Mac, warning him to stay away. Unresolved feelings and desires come to the forefront when Mac sees Alyssa again after so many years. She has returned after her father’s death and her recent divorce in an attempt to make a home for her family. She didn’t count on Mac being there to decorate her home for Christmas and play Santa to her children.
SILVER BELLS is a very good contemporary Christmas anthology. Unlike some anthologies, there is not a weak story in this book. All the authors have contributed good stories surrounding the joy of the Christmas season. I recommend this book for anyone who likes to be reminded about the miracle of Christmas.
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