By Fern Michaels, Leslie Meier, Holly Chamberlin, Kristina McMorris
In "A iciness Wonderland" via Fern Michaels, Angelica Shepard leaves long island for Christmas in Colorado to sit back and unwind - yet an out-of-control snowboarder virtually has her laid to relaxation. while she wakes up within the health facility, all she recalls is the good-looking angel who kept her. "The pleasure of Christmas" via Holly Chamberlin introduces Iris Karr, who thinks "not all happiness is sweet for you," while she makes a decision to maneuver away rather than marrying her sweetheart Ben. Even years later, residing with that call isn't effortless - till a well-recognized face involves name her domestic for the vacations. In Leslie Meier's "The Christmas Thief," Elizabeth Stone is prepared for a white Christmas in Tinker's Cove, Maine - until eventually a complicated yuletide ball on the Florida inn the place she works dumps snow on her plans. The sponsor's jewels have long past lacking and the police are asking approximately her ties to a lovely secret visitor. great point Elizabeth's mom, Lucy Stone, flew right down to shock her. 'Tis the season for a bit investigating. In "The Christmas Collector" through Kristina McMorris, property liquidator Jenna Matthews isn't one for Christmas nostalgia. but if one grandmother's keepsakes recommend a mystery lifestyles, unwrapping the secret leads Jenna - and her client's good-looking grandson - to the genuine middle of the vacation spirit.
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First published in Fantastic Adventures July 1951 THE ARK OF JAMES CARLYLE by Cherry Wilder Copyright © 1974 by Cherry Wilder. Reprinted by permission of the author and her agent, Virginia Kidd. Published in New Writings in SF24 edited by Kenneth Bulmer. First published by Sidgwick & Jackson in 1974. Corgi edition published in 1975 ON THE RIVER by Robert F. Young Copyright © 1964 by ZiffDavis Publishing Co. Reprinted by permission of the author GODDESS IN GRANITE by Robert F. Young Copyright © 1957 by Fantasy House Inc.
After a time a fox could be made out trekking southward some way off. Some larger tracks, not hooved, showed by the edge of a bog pool. If one wandered far from the vehicles and men, the silence was broken only by the thin sound of the wind where it combed a grass mound, the zizz and skrittle of insects, the distant yipe of fox or other hunting animal, and the secretive giggle of seeping water. Here and there on the north side of a mound or clump traces of rime showed, and a few of the pool edges were lightly frozen.
The oxygen apparatus of each was adjusted to give them a continuous supply as a high percentage of their inspiration total. They followed Mehhtumm's markings. It was agreed that the first man to notice any specially alarming symptoms, or to have any detected by the others, was to climb up at once, but that till then they would keep close together, and that the remaining two must come up together as soon as either began to succumb. What happened was that Laafif, becoming confused despite the oxygen about 100 metres above the fatal spot, started to ascend.
A Winter Wonderland by Fern Michaels, Leslie Meier, Holly Chamberlin, Kristina McMorris