Late October, and Spencer K Wyrrell—Squirrel—sits hidden behind an evergreen bush, freezing his arse off in the rooftop garden of his boss' London penthouse flat. Taking a break, he is waiting with an ice bucket and a bottle of Dom for the arrival of his colleague, Bev. But when the balcony door slides open, the person who steps out is the smoking hot celebrity, Marshall J Highlander. Squirrel overhears Highlander’s call. A newspaper is threatening to publish nude photographs of him and his ex-boyfriend from a holiday in France.
And on that night, an unexpected friendship begins to blossom during a time of Christmas lockdown.
This is the concluding short story to the Comforting Touch Series.
Ben and Jason attend Ben's Mother's, Cecilia Christmas day party. Havoc ensues, threats of violence, and realization is achieved. Ben and Jason are lovers, but they must be more to be together for the long term with the insanity of Ben's family life.
It’s 2020 and people are struggling with how they will be able to spend Christmas with their families, due to the pandemic. Tony and his partner, Jeremy, have devised a way they can safely spend Christmas with Jeremy’s family, but will everyone be happy with it?
Scrooge becomes a religious zealot named Franklin Phelps. He has some troubling beliefs about gays and on Christmas Eve he first encounters the spirit of his former associate, Patsy Falwell, followed by three ghosts that attempt to help him redefine his position, but will they succeed?
Ayden worked hard to make a better life for his son; he was so close to being done with school, then he could get one good job instead of working two jobs and studying at night. Then they could move out of their tiny apartment, into a nicer place, and have a decent schedule. He just wants to give Anthony a better life, all the things a little boy wants and needs, and spend quality time with his son. Of course he'd ask Santa for a dog for Christmas.