GENRE: Gay Erotic Romance
LENGTH: 12,835 words
Young couple Ellis and Casey’s Christmas is set to be a lean one. Struggling financially, they’re only able to manage the most basic needs for their holiday celebration. They can’t afford luxuries like a turkey. Or decorations. Or presents. Between the recent death of Casey’s beloved momma, and Ellis’ estrangement from his family, all they have is each other.When Ellis finds the saddest looking Christmas tree south of the Mason-Dixon line thrown outside his workplace and brings it home to Casey, things look up. Because what more do you need to have a Merry Christmas than enthusiasm, ingenuity, and someone to love?EXCERPT:Note: may contain sexually explicit scenes of a homoerotic nature.
Another great story from Nell Iris.
Confession: I’ve had Red Popcorn Strings and Gumball Rings on my e-reader since last Christmas when I bought it from the original publisher. I don’t know why I didn’t read it then. I love Nell Iris’s stories but I have so many unread books on my TBR list that it is overwhelming at times. When I got the request to do a Release Blitz for the re-release of the story, that’s all the push I needed to read it – and I’m so glad I did.
Ellis and Casey are such a sweet couple but Ellis’s family isn’t accepting of their relationship. In spite of that, they’ve made a home and life for themselves together. They may not have much in the way of material things but they have each other and that’s what matters.
Ellis’s boss has a happy surprise for the couple and so does someone else, proving that Christmastime can help even a not-so-nice person be less Grinch-like (read it to find out who). This story is so sweet but don’t let that fool you; there is one s