Jody Lynn Nye,
Tom Dullemond, Jacqueline Lichtenberg, Sharon Nelson,
H. David Blalock,
Michael J. McShay,
and Michele Hauf
-- Novella by Jennifer Dunne
is skeptical when her master awards her with her first vacation
in seven hundred years on the job, for he is known for cruel pranks.
everything appears to be on the up and up, and Saffron decides
to take advantage of this opportunity to experience something
totally different. Eschewing the seven deadly sins that are the
mainstays of her work, she determines to give the fabled seven
virtues a whirl for a change. It isn't as easy as one would think
since she is restricted to human abilities for her entire week
long stay at The Slice of Heaven Resort and Spa, and she's sporting
a body generated by the bellhop's secret image of desire.
decides she needs a specific course of action before she embarks
on her quest, but soon learns that actions aren't nearly as important
as intentions. Saffron is about to get a unique prospective on
her "assignments" as she struggles with temptation!
is a humorous, and oddly inspirational and romantic in spite of
the main character's unusual vocation. This novella showcases
Ms. Dunne's delightful sense of irony and wonderful storytelling
ability. It will have readers running out to try her full-length
Leslie Tramposch /
2002 -- for PNR Reviews
collection of whimsical stories about angels and demons and the
humans who interact with them.