“Love and Lights” is a Christmas story like no other; Rachel is home in New York for the first time in three years at the request of her parents. She left New York after her boyfriend Victor Cantrell a cop in the New York SWAT Team broke up with her on Christmas Eve. She shows up on her parents East Manhattan building only to find that they are gone and her unexpected guest is none other than her ex Victor.
She is furious her parents left her in this position and decides to leave for home, but the small problem is that the airports are closed because New York is in the middle of a blizzard, so she has no other choice but to stay in her parent’s home with the man who broke her heart.
Victor has his own agenda, he was hurt in the line of duty and his career in the SWAT team is over, it took him nearly dying to show him that he was wrong for pushing her away. His love for her never faded in the three years they were apart, but he thought he was protecting her from hurt by breaking her heart. Now with the help of her parents he came upon a plan to win her back. Rachel decides even though she has to stay in the same apartment with Victor she does not have to even speak to him, but hearing him in pain and seeing the extent of his injury causes her to do the only thing she could and that is to help. But theses two have a tendency to get under each other’s skin and soon fire works erupt when Rachel goads him and he answers back in the only way he knows how. It is available now and Mardigraspublishing.com.