In a world of gas lighting and horse-drawn carriages, Rex is fixing up an old mansion to host a Christmas party for his wealthy family's business. He meets a gentle, insecure magician named Gene, who's come to work on the crumbling mansion's moldings. He doesn't expect to fall in love.
Note: This story first appeared in Christmas Delights, a collection of Male/Male gay romance stories set in and around the Christmas season, supported by RJ Scott and Love Lane Books Limited.
Length: 9,615 words
Heat level: sweet
Themes: Christmas, magic, gay romance, sweet romance, historical fantasy
Good but needs edits
It was very charming story. That being said, whoever edited this needs a new job. Occasionally the story was hard follow due to incorrect attributions to dialog etc.
It was still a fun read...