Almost Home by Lisabet Sarai

Almost Home by Lisabet Sarai
Publisher: Total-E-Bound Publishing
Genre: Contemp, Holiday
Length: Short Story (43 pages)
Other: M/F, Ménage à Trois, M/M/F, M/M, Anal Sex, Voyeurism
Rating: 3.5 cherries
Reviewed by Myrtle

Suzanne and Gino have history going back to high school, but for years Suzanne has been three thousand miles away, preoccupied with her challenging career.

A mistletoe kiss at a holiday party reminds her of their old bond and proves that some things get better with age. When Gino rescues her from a New England blizzard, though, she discovers that she’s not the only love in his life. Gino shares his bed and his colonial-era farm house with taciturn painter Harris Steele.

Snowed in, without electricity or running water, the three explore the many shapes a triangle can assume. Although she’s far away from her everyday existence, Suzanne realizes that she’s almost home.

Eggnog, Candy Canes, and Christmas parties mark the holiday season and a trip back home. Twenty years of pent-up desire is what Suzanne Quinion finds she’s been carrying after attending a old friends Christmas party. When a classmate from high school, Giovanni Torelli traps her under the Mistletoe with a hot kiss, her life takes on a wild twist of events. Spending the night with Gino, and the day with Gino and his lover Harris was a nice touch in the plot. I love the parts were Suzanne was up front, honest, and showed concern about Harris, Gino’s lover.

For a short story, I was surprised at how well the story flowed with each change in events, from Suzanne and Gino, to Suzanne, Gino, and Harris. I am not always a big fan of short stories but I found that this one was a great seasonal story. Nice to read during the holidays – for cold months when you have a doctor’s appointment and need something to read while you wait, or on those short trips to visit the in-laws, and even on those rare nights when you can relax in a nice hot tub and read.

If you like reading seasonal M/M/F short stories then you will enjoy reading this one.

Comments

  1. Hello, Myrtle,

    Thank you very much for taking the time to review ALMOST HOME. I’m glad that you enjoyed it.

    Warmly,
    Lisabet

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