A Christmas Collection Anthology: Stimulating(2010)
A collection of stories by Stephanie Burkhart, Gerald Costlow, Rita Hestand and Karen Michelle Nutt
Christmas in Bayeaux by Stephanie Burkhart The ravages of war have taken their toll on Aiden and he travels to Bayeaux, France, on a pilgrimage of sorts. Noel provides a place for him to stay and acts as his guide. Will Noel be able to help him feel again and can Aiden find what he is searching for? Mars Needs Men by Gerald Costlow Carla, a communication specialist, tries to help an astronaut who will be in space for another year not have an unhappy Christmas. Now she is the one with a problem. Next Christmas the astronauts will return and her secret will be revealed. Only a miracle can keep her world from falling apart. Fast Forward Love by Rita Hestand Connie and Ed are both widowed and everyone thinks they would make a great couple. Connie is interested, but Ed seems to have an on-again, off-again attitude that rocks her self confidence and adds to her loneliness. What is wrong with her? Or is it him? Wanted by Karen Michelle Nutt Six year-old Emma is convinced her Christmas wish and premonition has come true when outlaw JoBeth Riley is brought into town. Emma's father, Sheriff Jace Kelly, must keep JoBeth from being broken out by the leader of the outlaw gang. JoBeth finds the Kellys a strange lot when forced to spend Christmas with them.
Used availability for Rita Hestand's A Christmas Collection Anthology: Stimulating
November 2010 : USA Paperback