One Last Gift to Go (Annie Acorn’s Christmas Shorts Book 1)
Children aren’t the same as kittens, as Miss Mary Mason is reminded when she volunteers to keep two orphans in her home through Christmas. Ragged and dirty with bad manners, these children certainly leave much to be desired. Still, Mary perseveres, unwilling to return them to a system that can’t possibly meet their needs, but then, valuable items begin to go missing and ugly truths are revealed.
Set in the post-war 1940s, lost loves and family memories intertwine as this rich story unfolds. You won’t want to miss this remarkable tale of the far-reaching power of love from internationally read author Annie Acorn!
Annie Acorn is the pseudonym of a prolific, internationally published author, whose readership recognizes her mainly for her women’s fiction, cozy mysteries and richly woven stories with a warm southern flair, such as Chocolate Can Kill and her Luna Lake Cabins romantic women’s fiction series. She writes her romantic women’s fiction/family saga Captain’s Point series as Charlotte Kent. She is a founding member of From Women’s Pens – A Cooperative of Women Writers.
Annie is the mother of two sons. She lives in the Washington, D.C. area, where she has done extensive technical writing as a contractor.
She owned a tri-state medical outsourcing business for a number of years and was the Director of a behavioral healthcare firm. She once flipped a comic book and collectible retail company comprised of five stores, and she has managed cemeteries and funeral homes. She is the owner of Annie Acorn Publishing, LLC.
Ms. Acorn has published in The Inspirational Writer, and she edited an in-house publication for the State of Mississippi. She is a contributor of ezine articles.
In her spare time, Ms. Acorn enjoys reading, writing mysteries and romantic women’s fiction, listening to classical music, playing cards, and spending time with her family and friends – often at a restaurant serving delicious food.
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