In 1940 Quebec, Christmas Eve is a dreary affair for John. His lover, Robert, a bomber pilot, is stationed in Europe, and John is afraid to read his last letter too often for fear that the memories will fade. But even the darkest of times must end, and sometimes, for Christmas, miracles can come shining through.
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Such a lovely Christmas tale of love. You can just feel John's fear of hope and yet an equal fear of what could be his future if he stopped hoping. I won't say too much because Through the Dark is a short story but I will say it is so full of love that you can't help but smile. Whether you read this tale now during the holiday season or you read it in the middle of a heat wave in July won't matter because the emotions you can't help but feel are needed every day. The historical setting was just icing on the cake for me but if you don't read historicals, I still highly recommend giving this little gem a read because love and hope is timeless and sometimes we all need a reminder of such blessings and that miracles truly do happen.