The Ghost of Mistletoe Lock by Amy Rae Durreson Rating: 4.25 stars DSP: After lonely divorcé Isaac leaves his job as a banker to work as a conservationist on a country river, he gives up on finding the love he always wanted. Then he meets flirty jeweler Ryan and assumes Ryan’s out of his league,… Continue reading Dreamspinner Press Advent Story Roundup
Guests arriving early so my round up of Dreamspinner Advent stories will be delayed until this afternoon. Until then I found this picture of Josh Whedon and Nathan Fillion at a party together. Marguerite Labbe and I agree on the caption. We think it says “Mine”. What do you think their body language is telling… Continue reading Delay in Dreamspinner Post and Caption That Picture!
Tomorrow is New Year’s Eve and the official end to 2012. There have been plenty of highs and lows, especially lows that I am ready to let 2012 go and not mourn the loss. But 2012 also brought me some lovely new friends, especially in our DC Metro Area M/M Romance group, my blog turned… Continue reading The Week Ahead in Reviews and Welcome 2013
Rating: 3.75 stars Thomas Derrik is about to have the worst Christmas of his life. Three days before the holiday, he finds out the father he doesn’t get along with is arriving on Christmas Eve, his ex-lover and new brother-in-law will be staying at his estate until the New Year, and his beloved brother, Edmund,… Continue reading Review: A Gentleman’s Agreement by J. Roman
Rating: 4.75 stars Jude Bloch is sitting at his usual table at the coffee shop in Chicago, far away from his family in LA. He has done his shopping for Hannukah, mailed his presents and is now free to work on his dissertation but is having little progress. Until the door opens up and the… Continue reading Review of A Great Miracle Happened by Kim Fielding
Twas The Night Before Christmas (with my apologies to Clement Clarke Moore) Twas the week before Christmas and all through the house, all the creatures were bonkers, even the house mouse. All the stockings were ready to hang with great care but then Kirby found them, ate some and gave us a great scare. Then a… Continue reading Twas the Week Before Christmas Poem And My Reviews!
Continuing my reviews of the Dreamspinner 2012 Advent Stories, here are two sweet stories for your Holiday Reading: Last Tree Standing by Julia Talbot Rating: 3.75 stars When Foster needs a Christmas tree at the last minute for his roommate’s little girl, he went to the only Christmas tree lot in town that still had… Continue reading Reviews of Last Tree Standing by Julia Talbot and Yes, Darling by Dawn Kimberly Johnson
The Colors of Pastor Saul by SA Garcia Rating: 4 stars Pastor Saul Thompson operates a food kitchen for the lost souls and people fleeing from the wars his country is engaged in. But thee is more to Saul then meets the eye as Saul can see Death or the Black Mantle coming for the… Continue reading Three Evergreen 2012 Dreamspinner Holiday Short Stories by SA Garcia, Laylah Hunter and Charlie Cochet
As I have said many times before, I love holiday stories, it doesn’t matter whose holiday, Jewish, Christian, Pagan, I just love them. Love what they stand for, the angst, the family traditions, unrealistic hopes and dreams for that perfect holiday dinners, the high drama and love in all its permutations that seems to come… Continue reading Holiday Stories, Dreamspinner Advent Stories – Sneak Peek at Next Week in Reviews