This holiday short story collection centers on the power of the Star of the Magi to help women fall in love during the Christmas season. The stories occur in different eras and are all entertaining and fun to read.
"Day of Wrath" by Jo Beverley. In 999 England, Hera returns home to learn that the Vikings defeated her father in a battle. Her beloved Raef, a widower, is her only comfort until she finds the Star of the Magi. Raef knows he married the wrong person, but will never wed again for fear he will hurt Hera. With the help of the Star she needs to convince him otherwise.
"Starlight Wedding" by Alice Alfonsi. In 1799, A saddened Felicity knows she cannot conceive a child. She finds the Star just before meeting William Court. She falls in love with him. Though he reciprocates, the bitter William is incapable of a warm relationship unless the Star magically intervenes.
"Last Kiss at the Loving Cup Saloon" by Tess Farraday. In 1899, Joe learns Lucy abandoned four kids when she ran away. He knows they need a lady to take care of them. He tricks Katherine, a mail order bride, to watch the kids. However, she locates the Star that helps her find love with Joe.
"Joy to the World" by Kate Freiman. In 1999, Angela mourns the death of her brother. His best friend Joshua offers her comfort. Though she loves his hugs, she hates the way he dodges her questions. Still she feels guilty that just a few days after her brother's death she is in love. However, the Star she recently found has helped alleviate some of her distress.