Title: The King’s Courage
Series: North Pole City Tales 06
Author: Charlie Cochet
Genre: Fairy Tales, Holiday
Length: Short (77 pages)
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (December 20, 2017)
Heat Level: Moderate
Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ 5 Hearts
Blurb: With the wedding of Jack Frost and Rudy Rein Dear only three weeks away, everyone travels to Jack’s palace in Svalbard, Norway, where the happy couple will exchange vows beneath the northern lights. Festivities have been planned leading up to the wedding, and Dasher eagerly anticipates not just the fun, but staying under the same roof as the blustering winter spirit who’s caught his eye—the King of Frost, Jack’s father.
A long-ago tragedy has left Eirik fearing to ever love again. As the King of Frost, Eirik maintains his distance from everyone, especially the young Christmas elf who insists on intruding on Eirik’s solitude. But Dasher is determined to find a way to show the lonely king that his heart still beats and he shouldn’t fear allowing it to beat for another.
Review: I loved this story of two heartbroken men who have faced loneliness different ways. The king of Frost, Eirik, has spent a long time since his queen died keeping away from everyone else. He is for all intents and purposes unattainable. Dasher, finds him sexy and alluring and starts trying to break through his icy walls to show him that life goes on and they are still alive.
Dasher has lost someone he loved as well only he tries to live life to the fullest. Amid wedding plans, doubts, enemies these two slowly come together. My heart broke for both their pains but I was glad to see them both shine in the end.
Fantastic read and highly recommended.