Winter Tales: An Original Sinners Christmas Anthology by Tiffany Reisz

Posted October 28, 2019 by RobbieLea in Book Reviews, UpComing Release / 0 Comments

Winter Tales by Tiffany Reisz
Also by this author: The King, The Virgin, The Queen, The Queen (The Original Sinners: White Years, #4), The Confessions, The Bourbon Thief, The Bourbon Thief, The Night Mark, The Red, Michael's Wings: An Original Sinners Collection, The Lucky Ones, The Chateau (The Original Sinners, #9), The Rose
Published by 8th Circle Press on November 19, 2019
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Holiday, Fiction
Pages: 300
Format: eARC
ISBN: 978-1949769111
ASIN: B07Y1XYGB6
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Return to USA Today bestseller Tiffany Reisz's Original Sinners series with Winter Tales, a collection of three fan-favorite Christmas novellas plus a brand-new novella exclusive to this anthology.

In December Wine, the long-awaited story of Nora Sutherlin's first meeting with Nico can finally be told. Nora enlists her editor (and sometimes lover) Zach Easton on a mission to track down Kingsley's long-lost son. Nicolas "Nico" Delacroix turns out to be young, strikingly handsome, and very French. He wants nothing to do with his father...but everything to do with Nora.

This special holiday-themed collection also includes the novellas Poinsettia, The Christmas Truce, and The Scent of Winter (previously available only as ebooks). A bonus short story starring Søren rounds out the Winter Tales anthology.

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🎄🌲 Robbie’s Review 🌲🎄

What could be better than being introduced to a new friend you love in the company of old friends you love? Mark the date because on November 19, author Tiffany Reisz is going to introduce you to that new friend in Winter Tales. Billed as an Original Sinners Christmas Anthology, these stories are soul food for lovers of the Original Sinners series and its characters.

Once upon a time, I wrote that Tiffany Reisz’s books often ask more questions than they answer. In December Wine, the new friend in the grouping, the question of how Nico reacts when he learns Kingsley is his father is answered. We also experience Nora’s reaction when she sees the man she believes to be the son of her friend and lover. And for anyone who has been curious about what the future might hold for Nora and Zach, that question will be answered as well.

The Christmas Truce takes place on Christmas Eve during the period when Nora and Søren are estranged. Nora and Kingsley are spending the evening reminiscing and wrapping gifts. One thing leads to another and they find themselves making their way to Sacred Heart Church to hear their favorite priest deliver his homily. For that one evening, there is detente between the friends and lovers. Gifts are exchanged, hearts and souls are exchanged, and Nora wonders why every day can’t be Christmas Day.

The third novella, Poinsettia, finds a young Søren spending Christmas Eve with his domme and mentor Magdalena. Gifts are given and received that will touch your heart and Magdalena will read a story that almost breaks her heart. I’ve often marveled at how well Tiffany Reisz goes beneath the surface of her characters and their lifestyles to make them relatable. Poinsettia is a fine example of the way she uses her beautiful words to show us who her Sinners really are.

The Scent of Winter brings Søren and Kingsley together for a magical night – a very special Christmas gift to each other – that is reminiscent of their first night together as lovers. Once more, the author’s imagery and the intimacy between these two characters will be profoundly moving.

Finally, like a little gem among larger precious stones, is Blood and Snow in which we find Søren once more with Magdalena who isn’t just any domme, but a wise woman who can listen to the concerns of another human being and help him find answers. They may not be exactly the ones Søren is hoping for, but they are exactly what we might expect from our author who loves to play mind games. As readers, we can’t wait to find out how both Ms. Reisz and Nora will define revenge!

Winter Tales is a 5 Star gift from author Tiffany Reisz to her readers who love the Original Sinners. If you haven’t read the series, you should start now with The Siren! I can promise you books that are beautifully written with humor, well-developed characters, and deliciously twisty erotica. Christmas will come early as you read!

Tiffany Reisz’s next novel, The Priest—the ninth entry in the Original Sinners series—will be released in April 2020.
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About Tiffany Reisz

Tiffany Reisz is the USA Today-bestselling author of the Romance Writers of America RITA®-winning Original Sinners series from Harlequin’s Mira Books.

Born in Owensboro, Kentucky, Tiffany graduated from Centre College with a B.A. in English. She began her writing career while a student at Wilmore, Kentucky’s Asbury Theological Seminary. After leaving seminary to focus on her fiction, she wrote The Siren, which has sold more than half a million copies worldwide.

Tiffany also writes mainstream women’s suspense fiction, including The Bourbon Thief (winner of the RT Book Reviews Seal of Excellence Award) and the RITA®-nominated The Night Mark.

Her erotic fantasy The Red—self-published under the banner 8th Circle Press—was named an NPR Best Book of the Year and a Goodreads Best Romance of the Month. It also received a coveted starred review from Library Journal.

Tiffany lives in Lexington, Kentucky with her husband, author Andrew Shaffer, and two cats. The cats are not writers

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