Angel in a Bookshop:
After a meltdown and the loss of his father, Josh is back at the book shop his dad owned. Does he want to sell it or keep up with the family business? Michael has the shop next door. He’s the exact opposite of Josh, carefree and easy going. What is it about Josh that is different than the thousands of other humans he’s dealt with? Watching the relationship develop between the two is beautiful. Each has their own worries and fears. Josh with his health, his mom, the shop and what to do. Michael wonders if Josh is worth giving his immortality up for.
Jesse is still not over the betrayal of his ex boyfriend. Everything about Christmas is a reminder of the worst time of his life. He hates Christmas. It’s been two years, but he’s not over it. His agent sends him on an assignment to Eden Vale, a town he’s calling Christmasville. There he meets Gabriel, who still believes in the magic of the season. Can Gabriel help Jesse stop hurting and find the magic in the season? The author wrote Jesse so you feel his pain. You want him to find happiness in life again, to find the passion that fueled his art and photography. Gabriel is a gentle soul, happy with who he is and his place in life even if he is a bit lonely. I love the journey as Jesse and Gabriel find each other. And when Jesse finds meaning in Christmas again.
Deefur and The Great Mistletoe Incident:
Deefur is a Great Dane; his family consists of Cameron, who lost his first husband at Christmas time. There is Emma, who is Cameron’s daughter. And Jason, the new love in Cameron’s life. But Christmas is back and for Cameron, with it all of the old memories and fears. When Jason goes overboard with Christmas decorating, Deefur eats mistletoe. This causes tempers flair, and anxiety to rise along with fears that show in both Jason and Cameron. All of these characters and the dynamics of the relationships are found in the first story. You need to read it. I love this story! I love having another glimpse at Cameron and Jason’s relationship.
RJ Scott's Christmas Collection is a must read for the holidays!