Cecilia Kershenbaum's rigid life stifles her to the point of exasperation. When she is thrown into a difficult situation with the mysterious John Heathfield aboard a stricken aircraft, she courageously saves his life. John causes her to question her reasons to stay with her husband of fourteen years when the turbulence in her marriage almost pushes her completely out of her comfortable life. After Cecilia's husband Martin is murdered, John Heathfield's overpowering presence in her life forces Cecilia to make a difficult decision which she can't afford to make.
Jess Madigan has moved back to her parents' home, ashamed, alone, and in heaps of debt after abandoning medical school. Tormented by her own sense of failure, Jess is desperate to regain some form of inner spark. Instead, she encounters an old flame, now a devastatingly handsome and internationally successful author and adventurer. Jake Lassiter is smoldering hot, impulsive, and fun in the deepest sense of the word.
Imagine being secluded in the wilderness, in an unfamiliar environment, with individuals half your age, whose core values and lifestyle are diametrically opposed to your own. How is one to react if a deluge of inappropriate behaviour, creating a highly perilous environment, rages, uncontrolled, due to ineffective leadership? What if your concerns about said conduct go unheard? And what if some are outwardly antagonistic to anyone threatening the perpetuation of the hedonistic status quo?
This work is a collection of very creative unusual short stories, many of which are in the horror genre. Find out about the story Madeline, and how she swayed a really promising young man to do the unthinkable. Read on and find out who the Protege was and how he took advantage of his professor mentor, only to respond in a horrifying manner beyond all description here. Read on to descover the Tales Of Mayorbe. Find out about the great King Omay and how he developed an unknown kingdom into one of the wealthiest empires known.
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Without too much hesitation Amanda turned what could have been a very dull and boring show into an extravaganza. David didn’t realize, but that is exactly what would happen to his life. The extravaganza was about to begin. David had to thank Amanda for the way she had saved the children’s concert. Only that wasn’t his only intention. He knew nothing about her and had never met her before. The feelings and emotions that she had stirred up on first sight made David realize that love at first sight was real. It did exist.
One minute, Hattie Williams is in a museum, sketching a gold necklace that belonged to Hatshepsut, first female Pharaoh of Egypt; and the next, she's lying in a room too archaic to be the museum, with a breathtakingly handsome, half-naked man named Senemut bending over her. Hattie soon discovers she's been thrust into the body and life of Hatshepsut, with no way back to her own time.
When Cassie buys an antique compact, little does she know it can foretell the future--her future. Marjorie, a Florida girl unwillingly transplanted to Vermont, learns there's more to fear from the alien snowfall than just the cold. Neil Dallas's jagged descent from rock and roll singer to drug-addicted has-been is unstoppable . . . or is it? Travel deep into unknown territory, where life and death are not as they seem; where you have to be careful what you ask for, because you might get it.
Café Mocha is the author’s first erotic romance short story, centering on a woman who decides to change her way of thinking when it comes to meeting men. Cinnamon Jones is a divorcée, who has decided to change her way of thinking when it comes to meeting men. No more will she settle for someone who does not measure up to her high standards, which she did when she first met her husband, Horatio Jones. When he became successful, he dumped her.
No one in Cheyenne, North Dakota believes in Lottie Baldwin’s psychic abilities. Not her neighbors, not the townspeople, and especially not not Harlan Erikson, Lottie’s boyfriend and Chief Deputy in the Sheriff’s Office. Harlan is willing to take Lottie’s love, but as far as her tarot readings go—well, he prefers to play it by the book. When a friend’s husband disappears, Lottie can’t sit on her hands while the official investigation grinds slowly along. Armed with her courage, her insight and her tarot cards, Lottie sets out to solve the mystery herself, ...