My Christmas Soldier by Elizabeth Rose
Approx. 11,650 words.
Published on October 19, 2013.
Lana Davis hates Christmas, but when an old woman gives her a snowglobe and tells her not to shake it unless she wants magic to happen, she gets a surprise she didn't expect. When the nutcracker soldier inside the snowglobe comes to life, she starts questioning her ways, and her life is changed forever in My Christmas Soldier.
Story is approx. 6,000 words. Excerpts included.