For many years, there has been good
natured rivalry between the Nickles and Hollorans. They both
owned nursery businesses in their small town, and today
everyone was enjoying the Reindeer Games.
Jessica Holloran had no intention of
being forced to do the “Loser Deed” for the third year in a
row. She’d been practicing with her reindeer for several
months in order to beat Brent Nickles.
It wasn’t until Brent put the idea in her
head that if he won, he’d ask for a kiss that Jessica began to
look at Brent differently and to wonder if she lost, would she
actually be the winner.
Reindeer Games was a fun
little story about a woman who has grown up with someone, but
never really looked at him. It was entertaining watching
Jessica react to Brent and realize that he wasn’t the kid she
used to know, but a man she wanted to know better. Even
though I read this story in the summer, it whisked me into the
wonder of the holidays and the joy we can have with our annual