It might take a Christmas miracle to solve this one
Snow is falling, the temperature is dropping, and a young woman and her newborn have gone missing. A suicidal man, found unconscious near Lake Superior, may be the last person to have seem them. Ironically, he can’t help... because he made a wish that he had never been born.
Set two nights before Christmas, this novella will put you in the holiday spirit from the opening scene. With a Shakespearian twist of The Winter’s Tale and a nod toward It’s a Wonderful Life, Christmas in Port Scuttlebutt has all the charm, mystery, romance, and humor that’s needed to curl up in your favorite chair with this holiday season.
At the grand opening of The Port Playhouse, Shelby Gunner directs her first Christmas play to a packed house. Spirits are high after the show, and amid the hubbub and excitement someone leaves a baby outside her dressing room door.
The same night, a young woman and her newborn are discovered missing. As snow piles up and the temperature drops, time is of the essence to bring them safely home.
A suicidal man, found unconscious near Lake Superior, may be the last person to have seem them. Ironically, he can’t help… because he made a wish that he had never been born.
Christmas in Port Scuttlebutt is a novella with all the mystery, humor, and drama that make up the Double Barrel Mysteries series novels. It also incorporates a tiny bit of Shakespeare’s, The Winter’s Tale, and some of the spirit of Capra’s iconic movie, It’s a Wonderful Life, into an original, slightly twisted, holiday story.