Excerpt from GIFTS: Bittersweet Christmas Stories by Jackie Mallon

For those who have asked if I’m writing a sequel or those curious to know what Kat and Edward are doing for Christmas, find them in this short story collection. I love hanging out with them any time of year! Download and read for free with my compliments!

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From “Blue and Unassuming under a Christmas Star” by Jackie Mallon:

“In Sean Kat recognizes not a point of conversation anymore but the repository for all her frustrations. “Give that money back, you little shit. Go on, hand it over.” She holds out her hand and several shoppers gasp. “Come on, it’s Christmas, let it go,” says one, “you won’t miss it.” “You mind your own business,” she hisses, bracing herself menacingly at the passers-by who walk on, shaking their heads and muttering, “Some people have no sense of charity, and at this time of year…”


Read or download GIFTS for free here: http://bit.ly/1racUfN
Buy a collector edition here: http://viewbook.at/ChristmasGifts
Or get an e-book here: http://viewbook.at/ChristmasGiftsKindle

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  1. So that’s what you’ve been up to (among a hundred other things). Thank you for this lovely gift Jackie! I also like hanging out with these guys xxx

    • Yes, I have been holed away working, not lollygagging, swinging my arms or staring at the sky…well, mostly.
      I know those two will be delighted to catch up with you again too, Lia!
      Hope you continue to have happy times together xox

  2. As soon as I get to my computer I will download. Can’t wait to read it! Hope you had a happy Thanksgiving!

  3. Thanks Elle! I hope you enjoy it. It will get you in the Christmas spirit–not that you’d need too much persuasion, I think.
    I had a lovely Thanksgiving. Hope you had a wonderful one yourself. xox

  4. Never heard of ISSUU – looks awesome, just got the app. Thanks for the heads-up Jackie.

  5. Awwww I love Christmas stories!! I can’t wait to read this!!!

  6. I hope the Christmas spirit comes early this year. Happy reading! XO

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