Enjoy a contemporary romance collection of four heartwarming novellas that capture the sights and sounds of Christmas in New York City. Christmas plans are set askew when a schedule-bound professional organizer meets a free-spirited poet. Holiday bustle is the means two tourists try to use to get lost in the crowds. Christmas in Rockerfeller Center puts a widow's dreams on center stage. The gift of the Magi comes full circle for two lonely Latinos. Romance is in the air from Fifth Avenue to Chinatown, but can faith bring the love home?
About the Author
Gail Sattler lives in Vancouver, BC, where you don’t have to shovel rain, with her husband, three sons, two dogs, and a lizard who is quite cuddly for a reptile. When she’s not writing, Gail is making music, playing electric bass for a local jazz band, and acoustic bass for a community orchestra. When she’s not writing or making music, Gail likes to sit back with a hot coffee and a good book.
Lynette Sowell is an award-winning author with New England roots, but she makes her home in Central Texas with her husband and a herd of five cats. When she’s not writing, she edits medical reports and chases down stories for the local newspaper.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Carrie Turansky, Gail Sattler, Lynette Sowell, Vasthi Reyes Acosta
Barbour Publishing, 2008
Reviewed by Rita Goatley for ReviewYourBook.com, 11/08
These four wonderful romantic stories take place in New York. They clearly demonstrate that no matter the age, love is still there. Each story is great in its own way but to be able to read all four one after another gives a different perspective on love, age, the past, and faith in the Lord.
Moonlight and Mistletoe
Moonlight and Mistletoe tells the story of a woman living in New York that helps her neighbor find love and renew her faith. She finds out that appearances can be deceiving, and you have to get to know someone to find out who they truly are.
Shopping For Love
In Shopping for Love Emily is running from a bad situation at work and decides a change of scenery is necessary. Bryan literally knocks her off her feet. Soon she discovers New York is a great place, and she finds things there that she was not looking for.
Where the Light Gleams
After donating the tree from her front yard to be used as the Rockfeller Center Christmas Tree, Gwen travels to the Big Apple for the lighting of the tree. Her host, Theophilus, finds life better with her being there. They both finally trust in their faith to bring a change in their lives.
Gifts From the Magi
Vashti Reyes Acosta
Gifts From the Magi brings readers the story of Cecilia. A friend from her past returns to New York to be the youth pastor in her church. She worries about his forgiveness from a past hurt that through his faith has already been forgiven. Their friendship as renewed as she volunteers to help him with the youth group. Their friendship grows into a deeper relationship.