FIVE STARS *****
8 Christmas Novellas...Stories of Love at Christmas
by Jennifer AlLee, Angela Breidenbach, Darlene Franklin, Patty Smith Hall,
Cynthia Hickey, Carrie Fancett Pagels, Niki Turner and Gina Welborn
Reviewed by Tina St.Clair Rice, Guest Reviewer
Isabella Brandt is one of many ballerinas in the 1945 San Francisco Ballet Corps. She, like the others, are trying out for a coveted position in the upcoming performance of the Nutcracker.
(CFP: This NEW RELEASE novella was only published this fall. The other novellas and short stories originally released last year. Angela lost her father last year while the collection was being written.)
Mirielle Sheehan is the music teacher at an exclusive church school for boys in the 1890's frontier town of Helena, Montana. She is determined to help eleven abandoned young orphaned boys of various ages as they struggle to buy food and survive on their own as newsies—boys selling newspapers. However, the school superintendent has given her a choice: either turn these rowdy street boys into model citizens or they will get sold into indenture or sent to the military—within the week.
3) An Apple For Christmas by Darlene Franklin
An Apple for Christmas is full of humor, love, faith and apples—of course—making this a sweet story.
As a child Claire Davenport learned she had Polo which left one of her legs weakened and her walking with a cane. Because of her disability, she broke off her engagement two years ago to the love of her life, Billy Warner.
THANKS TINA for the reviews!!!
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