"believe in a Christmas miracle"
Cupid is cursed due to a prank he pulled on a witch. For
centuries he's been spending his life as a deer and not
just any deer, but one of Santa's deers. Every year Santa
brings him to a town and turns him into ice, where Cupid
waits for someone to love him and break the curse.
Mercy Devers owns her own business out of her home. Since
she was injured in a fire that left her disfigured she
doesn't leave her home much. One night while walking
towards town square she finds some ice sculptures. One
calls to her in a way, a lone deer that seems too sad and
alone just like herself. But does she believe in a
Sierra Dafoe brings her readers into the lives of her
characters and has them hoping for the best. The readers
want to see Cupid redeem himself as well as see Mercy find
the love she deserves, despite her appearance. This short
story does well in drawing in the readers and explaining
their lives, fears and dreams in the pages. A great story
to read when you don't have a lot of time, but want a
Reviewed by Stacy Link
Posted December 19, 2008
A Multi-Author Series
Cold and heartless, thoughtless boy
Who’s never felt that which you destroy…
Cursed by a witch over a practical joke, Cupid is doomed to centuries of life as a reindeer, unable to be freed until he falls in love. But how likely is that to ever happen, when all anyone sees when they look at him is a reindeer?
For Mercy Devers, all anyone sees when they look at her is the scar marring half her face, left by the fire which claimed her parents' life. Ashamed of her disfigurement, she lives as a recluse, only creeping out at night to wander the town where she grew up.
Until one Christmas Eve when she spies an ice sculpture in the town square. An ice sculpture of a reindeer so beautiful it takes her breath away…~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Genre(s): Paranormal, Hot Flashes
Theme(s): Shapeshifters, Christmas, Seasonal Themes
Length: Hot Flash
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