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The Modern Apple by Sally Kilpatrick

The Modern Apple by Sally Kilpatrick Sometimes the Tree of Knowledge isn’t a tree. When I put my baby on the bus for her first day of kindergarten, two things happened. First, I wiped away an errant tear—the flood had come three years earlier when I’d put my oldest on that same bus. Then, I […]

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SWEET REVENGE by Maxine Davis

Sweet Revenge by Maxine Davis Success is sweet revenge.  I don’t care what anybody says. They’re not going to get to me again. Not this weekend, not ever. They’ll see! R.J. Haliday smiled smugly as she brushed a piece of lint from her Channel suit while turning the steering wheel to maneuver around a curve […]

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A Clever Season (A Fairy Tale Romance) by Linsey Lanier

 A Clever Season (A Fairy Tale Romance) by Linsey Lanier And now for something entirely different… “Seashells, huh?” I hooked my thumbs in the pockets of my jeans and rocked back on the heels of my boots as I stared down at the body lying before me on the beach. Long wavy blond hair spread […]

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Gillian’s Letter to Paul by Lindy Chaffin Start

Gillian’s Letter to Paul by Lindy Chaffin Start The happiest day of my life It’s late for me, ten-thirty on a Friday night and I’m standing in my bedroom folding clothes. It’s warm out. There’s a salty breeze blowing off the water through the window. It feels like rain. I hate doing laundry. lots of […]

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Dreams of Yesterday by Sandra Elzie writing as Sandra McGregor

Dreams of Yesterday by Sandra Elzie writing as Sandra McGregor Surely life wasn’t over at twenty-nine. Caroline stood on the knoll, the wind whipping fine strands of her shoulder-length, gold-streaked red hair into her face. It seemed only yesterday she had built sandcastles using a rusted one-pound coffee can and her mother’s garden trowel.  Her […]

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The Final Gift by Sia Huff

The Final Gift by Sia Huff  Could a mysterious package bring true love? “Is anyone home?” Marco Santibel, new Duke of St. Albans, rapped his knuckles against the front door of the seaside cottage for the seventh time. He wanted this mission over with. Fulfill his late grandfather’s last wish, and then Marco could get […]

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