Yep. Pretty darn cool.
For those of us who don't happen to read Japanese the American [notice, dear British friends, I did not say "English" :) ] version is available from Dreamspinner Press who will happily send the ebook to your Kindle for your holiday reading pleasure, or offer your choice of many other formats.
The Reason for the Season is one of my favorites as I wrote it during one of our first (and sadly, now all too commonplace "snowpocalypses"). A little bit road story, a little bit sweet romance, I was thrilled when it was offered in a Japanese translation l in 2013 by the magazine Dear+.
Here's an excerpt for readers of both versions:
( Excerpt )
Don't forget to check the Dreamspinner Press website all December for special discounts on paperbacks, ebooks, novellas, audiobooks and more! Each week in December the DSP website will host new discounts so you can fill your e-reader or bookshelves this holiday season--enjoy!
And here, any excuse to post an '80s vid and pass on the earworm. :)
(Now, I just need a reason to post a clip of Wall of Voodoo's Mexican Radio ....)
Exciting times continue as Dreamspinner Press makes way for new work! We waved a fond farewell to some of my older anthology stories in September, now several items on my short story backlist are on their way off the shelf.
No longer available as of October 1, 2013:
Bridge of Dreams
A Halloween Tail
It Takes One to Know One
The Journey Back
No longer available as of November 1, 2013:
Brush with Desire
Hearts and Flowers
Just a Little Romance
Click here before they are gone, baby, gone.