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Just Another Winter's Tale

4.11  ·  Rating details ·  9 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Seven Christmassy tales from authors 'Nathan Burgoine, Matthew Bright, Nicholas M. Campbell, Michael Thomas Ford, Roy Gill, Gene Hult and Paul Magrs.

"Dolph," by 'Nathan Burgoine
"Dyke the Halls," by Michael Thomas Ford
"The Most Beautiful Boy in the World," by Gene Hult
"Klacky the Christmas Dragon," by Paul Magrs
"Pawprints in the Snow: A Parallel Prelude," by Roy Gi
Kindle Edition, 94 pages
Published December 12th 2017 by Amazon Digital Services LLC (first published December 2017)
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Nathan Burgoine
Nov 26, 2018 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Edit, November 26th, 2018: This wee collection is currently free over on Amazon as a promo before this year's release of another anthology of Christmas tales.

Hello! It's me, one of the contributors, being, uh, contribut-y.

I wrote "Dolph" (my wee story in this collection) as a queer re-telling of the Rudolph story because I get frustrated at the holidays quite often by how, well, not-queer it is, and even when we can kind of project ourselves onto a narrative (like I did with Rudolph), it's neve
Dec 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
Just Another Winter’s Tale is an inexpensive Christmassy/wintery themed, and none too long, anthology. I really quite enjoyed most of these short stories. Nathan Burgoine’s Dolph was special and Matthew Bright’s By Chance, in the Dark was something sassy. If you aren’t much for Christmas itself some of the stories skirt around the day anyway so you could still read this and enjoy as much or as little as you want. There is something for everyone here. I sat in 40 C heat today in Australia and I r ...more
A fun and varied set of mostly queer-focused winter tales, only some of which focus on Christmas. My favorites were the 'Nathan Burgoine, Matthew Bright, and Nicholas M. Campbell stories, but I enjoyed the entire anthology.
Lamar Latrell
Dec 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Mar 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
An entertaining medley of winter-related stories. From fable-like themes to retracing old classic stories with new creative twists.
Bradley Scott
Dec 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
Dolph by Nathan Burgoine was by far THE best story in the book. It is exactly the uplifting tale of hope that is needed right now.
Maria Lima
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Dec 21, 2017
Gene Hult
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'Nathan Burgoine grew up a reader and studied literature in university while making a living as a bookseller. His first published short story was "Heart" in the collection Fool for Love: New Gay Fiction. Since then, he has had dozens of short stories published, including This is How You Die (the second Machine of Death anthology). Since then, he's had dozens of short fiction pieces published, and