Well, before basking, we authors went through the agonizing process of waiting for the response of the reading public. First we got ONE five-star review, then we got our SECOND five-star review, and then we got our THIRD five-star review. All the while we were holding our breath, watching the number of "likes" climb up to the magic 50, that being the number which amazon required to begin to do a little promoting of their own.
Remains to be seen what amazon might do with a seasonal title. Christmas Day is past, but the holiday stories can keep the reader entertained until . . . well, until Valentine's Day. We shall see . . .