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When Marvin and Tim go to Marvin's family reunion, they're nervous about their reception. After all, Marvin's family has been less than accepting in the past. To their surprise, things turn out far different than they were expecting.


This story is part of the 2011 Charity Sip Blitz collection. More than thirty authors have written short fiction pieces and have agreed to don
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ebook, 17 pages
Published September 2011 by Torquere Press

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Serena Yates
Sep 19, 2011 rated it really liked it
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This is a great story for so many reasons. The descriptions are vivid, the attention to detail wonderful and the characters that populate the background to Marvin and Tim’s story made me laugh. I know those people – most of them are part of any family I have ever met, including my own. It is so much easier to read about them when they’re someone else’s ‘problem’, though.

The buildup to the reunion was great. I was curious about the reason for Marvin hating the idea of seeing his family again. The
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Jane
Sep 18, 2011 rated it really liked it
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This was a delightful short story with a gentle sweetness to it and a dollop of realism. Anyone who's ever been to a family party will feel a sense of familiarity here.

I enjoyed it very much indeed.
Sadonna
Nov 05, 2011 rated it liked it
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Lovely sweet story about two guys dealing with family and getting their HEA.
Rachel Emily
Sweet story, I enjoyed the interaction with all the family.
Chad
Solid short story, my rating is 3.5 stars

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Alexa Snow is an emotional person who appreciates practicality in others. She's prone to crying at inconvenient times, drinking too much coffee, and staying up too late playing with words (either reading or writing.) A background of schooling she wasn't all that interested in resulted in a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and a vague sense of wasted time. Alexa lives in a tiny old house in New Engla ...more
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