Overture (Christmas Dreams)
by D.G. Parker
While on tour, Eric is treated like a spun-glass ornament. His lover Dave didn’t. But without him around, Eric is considered too fragile to be on his own. So when his reserved car doesn’t show before rehearsal for his Christmas Eve concert, he’s entrusted to a cabbie given strict instructions of where to take him. Eric doesn’t expect it to be a new road … but hope is a hal...more
Published December 2008 by Dreamspinner Press
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Sadly I think I just expect too much from these short reads.
This one started out interesting but quickly went for the easy quick fix method (view spoiler)[ turn the cheated on boyfriend into an Ass so that the cheating bit seems OK (hide spoiler)]
This never even felt like much of a Christmas story. ["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>
Eric Daystrom is a highly talented piano player getting ready for a concert at Carnegie Hall. He travels the world to different performances, living in different suites and eating in high class restaurants. His lover Dave used to accompany him everywhere, but six months ago he moved back to DC to take care of his sister and niece when his brother-in-law died. Eric can't fault Dave for wanting to help his family but he misses having Dave with him. Eric is blind and with Dave gone there is no one...more
Eric is a famous blind piano concert artist; putting together the art and the blindness, and the man is treated as a china doll from all the people around him. But Eric is not a doll, he has feelings and he likes simple things; he likes how his lover Dave treats him, like a play partner and not like a icon to idolize. But Dave is far and he is since 6 long months, so long that Eric is beginning to suspect that he will no more can back. And then Eric meets Dante, a New York cab driver, funny and...more
D.G. Parker spends her days posing as a mild-mannered hospital administrator in upstate New York. Her alter ego has been reading and writing voraciously since childhood and dreams of one day publishing the “Great American Novel.” She’s taken her pen name from the very quotable Dorothy Parker, who reminds us all that “You can lead a horticulture, but you can’t make her think.”More about D.G. Parker...