Publisher: Silver Publishing
Release Date: Dec 18th
Word count: 8700
Jimmy is at the top of his game, but his life is empty. Karin has resigned herself to a Christmas alone in her wilderness lodge. A spur-of-the-moment holiday trip brings Jimmy to her doorstep on Christmas Eve. Will these new Christmas memories be enough to heal a painful past?Excerpt:
Jimmy stepped in, and his senses were immediately
assaulted by Christmas. He could hear the television and
recognized Charlie Brown and the gang singing. In the
corner of the small cottage stood a seven-foot pine tree,
completely decorated, or drowned with all manner of
The tree overwhelmed the tiny room and every
branch had an adornment. He took a few steps closer and
looked the decorations over. Older, fragile glass balls were
mixed with an assortment of those card shop ornaments.
Classic movie stars, super heroes, and sports stars
precariously hung from the branches. A fire blazed in the
hearth, and the odour of the pine Christmas tree
intermingled with the wood smoke from the fireplace.
Bayberry candles burned on the mantle, and he noticed the
throw on the couch under which she had obviously been
cuddling. From the surface of the fabric, another stupid
snowman stared up at him vapidly. Christmas
overload. He could smell chocolate and cinnamon and hot
buttered popcorn. He had the overwhelming desire to run
the hell out of there, but his feet wouldn't move.
Karin closed the door. Jimmy finally noticed what
Earlier the Arctic Circle parka had obviously
hidden a luscious body. Now, covering her curves were
skin-tight leggings, red slouch socks, and a long T-shirt
with still another snowman on it. Her hair hung loose about
her shoulders, and her face was scrubbed clean, like a little
girl waiting for bedtime because Santa would soon be there.
The little girl image soon shattered when she bent over for
the remote. Oh Jesus, her ass. Her rear was shapely, high,
He closed his coat and held it tight
hoping to hide his reaction.
In my Christmas Short, Jimmy, my hero, hears a Christmas album he hadn't heard for years and he is immediately pulled back into Christmas memories of his childhood.
QUESTION: What Christmas music or movie or TV show pulls you back to your childhood?
I have a PDF copy of CHRISTMAS MEMORIES up for grabs! Open internationally
And Happy Holidays~
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***Contest Closes Monday, January 2nd at Midnight U.S. Pacific Standard Time and the Winner will be Chosen Randomly and Announced Tuesday, January 3rd***