Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Romance of the Sugar Plum Fairy by Amanda Tru

Romance of the Sugar Plum Fairy by Amanda Tru
After one last performance, Calyssa Durant will be trading in her ballet slippers for an uncertain future.
Having sacrificed so much of her life to become a ballerina, Calyssa has met her goals only to long for something more. She will dance the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy in the 'Nutcracker' one more time before quitting her traveling ballet troupe.

But, when a late-night rehearsal ends with surprising danger, Calyssa and theater owner, Nikolas Clauson, are caught in a battle with an unexpected villain. As the smoke clears, Calyssa finds herself on a journey to her own, real-life 'Land of the Sweets'. Will she also find her own Nutcracker Prince, or will his stormy past and current secrets be more than this ballerina can overcome?

This short novella is one of those sappy Christmas Romances you love to watch on TV. Calyssa is a ballerina who has been dancing her whole life when she realizes she is ready for a change. On her last stop before retirement age meets Nik the handsome theatre owner. They are accidentally thrown into a scary situation together that helps them to form a quick bond. Their love story is so sweet and it includes Nik's daughter Nina whom the Author named after a girl she heard about but didn't even know. This is a must read on a snowy afternoon with some cocoa and a warm blanket!

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