The Pursuit of Merriment

The Pursuit of Merriment

761 Reads 88 Votes 13 Part Story
Jameson By JamesonCS Completed

"I think they could use a bit of cheering up."
"So what? You're going to play Santa Claus or something?"
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Christmas has arrived in the small town of Belden. It's a time for cheer and giving, for sparkling lights and colorful bows, and all the traditions that make the holidays Lydia Wilton's favorite time of year.

Merritt Kingston tries to keep things simple. Between taking care of his younger brother, Nash, and trying to hold their lives together, simplicity and holiday cheer are not as easy as they seem.

But Christmas is a time to make the world a little brighter-and the Kingston brothers definitely seem like they could use a friend. So begins Lydia's not-so-secret Santa plan to bring a little light and happiness to the holiday!


  • christmas
  • christmasstory
  • contemporary
  • family
  • friendship
  • holiday
  • novella
  • smalltown
  • thepursuitofmerriment
WendyGreene11 WendyGreene11 Dec 19, 2016
Ah, I loved this so much! I see a potential ship in my future XD
jumpinsunflower jumpinsunflower Dec 15, 2016
AHH, I LOVE IT! Like my life, this first chapter, except for the knight-in-rusty-pickup and coffee lol
ashleerae2 ashleerae2 Dec 19, 2016
I think you're a really great writer. I'm sure this book will get lots more reads. I love it :)
TurquoiseScribe TurquoiseScribe Dec 18, 2016
Is it okay if I ship Merritt and Lydia? Because they have the potential to be an adorable pair. X3
                              I like it so far! I'm interested to see how things unravel. :3
That's how I felt when I started drinking coffee now I like a lot of sweet with a little bitter..... But I loved working in a coffee shop 😍😍