Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Christmas Freebie!

Christmas is rapidly approaching, and once again, I've failed to write a Christmas story. I offer you Bells and Balls  by way of a freebie.

You don't need to have read the others in the series.

Rob Barker had plans for his weekend and they didn’t involve struggling through the pre-Christmas
crowds with the five-year-old niece he barely knows. Left with no choice, he grudgingly takes Pearl to see the sights of London but, instead of following the list his sister-in-law gives him, Rob takes her to With A Kick, an ice-cream shop with a difference.

His plan is foiled when he discovers With A Kick is closed for a private children's party, but the owners kindly let Pearl join in. Rob’s mood improves considerably as he watches Father Christmas hand out presents. Not only is Santa a hot red-head under the beard, he is also one of his rugby team-mates, Mick, a man Rob has always lusted after. After Mick confesses a mutual interest, he agrees to meet Rob at With A Kick’s evening party—where there are definitely no kids - or girls - allowed.