Lily was nineteen years old when she arranged to meet Clara and run away with her. But Clara didn’t show up, breaking Lily’s heart. Now Lily is seventy-six years old, and she still thinks about Clara every day. One of her friends wants to find Clara as a Christmas gift for Lily, and she knows the perfect PI for the job: her granddaughter, Casey Cook.
When Gran hires her to find Clara, Casey is thrilled. Now she’ll be able to buy Emily, her girlfriend of six months, the perfect gift for their first Christmas together. But despite how well things are going between them, Emily hasn’t given Casey a key to her apartment. When Casey raises the subject, Emily refuses to discuss it with her.
Will the holiday season be a happy one for Casey? Will she find Clara in time for Christmas?
The Perfect Christmas Gift is a short Christmas cozy mystery featuring lesbian PI Casey Cook. It’s approximately 14,000 words long.