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by Jewel HartElizabeth lifted her chin. After fifteen years, she was back in Bittersweep, Texas, intent on discovering the reason she and her family were forced to leave without her mother in the wagon. Her memories were that of a five-year-old child, but she still recalled blowing cinders and ash rising over the treetops behind the wagon. She needed to know if her memory was accurate or clouded with age. Under the assumed name of Campbell, she had accepted a teaching position in the small township. Her f... more
by Kelli A. WilkinsCupid’s Schemes - A Collection of Sweet Romances - Volume 1 In these 16 flash fiction vignettes, Cupid’s arrow hits the mark and ignites a spark between two strangers—whether or not they’re looking for romance. Their unusual meetings lead to new beginnings and new chances at love. Sweet stories of couples falling under Cupid’s spell include: * a Medieval knight courting a pretty lady * two neighbors discover that romance can happen when you least expect it * a dehydrated mermaid rescued... more
by Olive HoneyWhen Hazel Yuri Donato followed her 18-year-old heart to elope with her high school sweetheart after prom, she had no idea that three years later, her labor of love floral shop would convert into a front for an underground prostitution ring that secretly catered to Hollywood’s elite, or that her husband would leave her for a celebrity client. Her barely legal (and very interested) assistant, Andreas, will do anything in his power to help her through her heartbreak, even suggest that she join his... more
Intertwined: Some promises are too precious to break... but some emotions are just too strong to fight!by Jerilee KayeSome promises may be too precious to break. Some bonds may be too strong to sever. Some relationships may be too beautiful to damage. But some emotions are just too strong to fight. The women in Brianne Montgomery’s family have a curse that compels them to marry before the age of thirty-one, and she wasn't going to be the first one to break it. Her life seemed perfect. Her parents were happily married and she had a wonderful brother who looked out for her. The only thing she hated abou... more
by Jerilee Kaye
Adrienne prides herself for being smart, prim and proper. She doesn’t go against the rules of society and refuse to even take a shot of Tequila. In other words: Conservative. Boring.
Instead of having fun and letting her spirit run free, she spent almost all her life trying to gain her mother’s approval, measuring up to her sister’s greatness, and proving herself worthy of her boyfriend’s love and attention. She’s been lying to everybody, including herself,... more
by Freya BarkerFaith failed him. Ambition drove her. Serendipity brought them together. They’ve never met, but their paths run in the same direction—home for the holidays. Yet their reasons for leaving are as different as the reasons they return. Meeting by chance along a 1400 mile stretch of highway when a snowstorm grinds traffic to a halt, they have no choice but to jointly ride it out. Exposing a common thread, leading them from the past to the present, it’s through the innocent eyes of a... more
by Todd Aldrington
Todd is an athletic raccoon, and he’s just celebrated his eighteenth birthday in style. In the final seconds of a high school basketball game, Todd buried the winning three point score, and now the team are going to throw him the party to end all others. Even his father attends, determined to hook him up with a girlfriend. Todd has a secret though: he’s gay, and the fox he desires just threw Todd’s party invitation in his face.
Colton is one of Sekada High’s... more
by H.M. ShanderAll Audrina wants is a safe home for her disabled brother and nothing else. Except maybe for Michael to be healthy and strong. Finding love is too ridiculous a dream to chase right now. Chad is hired for the needed renovations and agrees, with a catch. Audrina needs to assist on the project. Besides, it’ll keep her costs down—something the cash-strapped waitress needs. Together they destroy and rebuild the deck while Chad breaks down Audrina’s walls by including her brother in the renos. He p... more
by Tara Sue Me
Who knew three words held such destructive power? No, not THOSE three words. I'm talking about the evil word trio that's my own personal kryptonite, that stole my best friend, and took away the only woman I've ever loved: I dare you.
I was six when Darcy Patrick moved next door.
By the time we were eight, we were best friends.
At fifteen, I gave a classmate a black eye for calling her names.
At sixteen, she talked me through asking my crush to prom.
I h... more
by Tabitha RhysLawson Harper is in his hometown of Gunther, PA, working a minimum wage job and helping to finance the family household, when an old friend pops by for a visit. She and Lawson embark on an epic musical collaboration that dramatically alters both their lives. After flipping his life upside down, Jessa disappears. Harper breaks away from his roots to make his way in the Los Angeles music scene. Just as he's finding his path, Jessa shows up inserting herself back into his life.
by Lina Jubilee
Her aura takes powers away. Ally or foe, no Natch or Nelian elf can rely on their supernatural strengths in the proximity of the Nelian princess. Superpowered battles devolve into pandemonium when she enters the fray.
The only elf in her planet’s history to have nullification powers, Alanna felt an outcast in her own village, but she knew she could always rely on her brother, the king of Nelia, and Xerxes, his best friend, to make her smile. Certain she would w... more
by Bryanna FordAva Harper struggles to find her self in all of the wrong places. Wearing her heart on her sleeve, her oblivious ways cause her to suffer constant heart break and despair. With sex clouding her mind, a miscarriage and an attempted suicide, she is forced to make a decision that could go badly in the end, taking a secret along with her.
by C. S. Johnson
He didn't "meme" to do it ...
The day I fell in love with Kara was the day I accidentally ruined her life, and I was as blindsided by ruining her life as much as I was by falling in love with her. According to my now ex-best friend, Miles, love is supposed to make you feel stupid, but I never thought my stupidity, or anybody else’s for that matter, would lead to such devastation.
Tenth grader Tommy Baher has always lived in the shado... more
by Mary FrameShe’s looking for a forever kind of guy, he might not live to see tomorrow. Bethany Connell has one goal: keep her cookies in her basket. And by cookies, she means sex. She will not be distracted by a pretty face and a rock-hard body again. This time, she wants a grown-up relationship. Something steady. Something forever. And then she wakes up in bed with New York City’s sexiest playboy. For Brent Crawford, only one thing matters: football. Except one more pass, and the game could kill h... more
by Alexander EberhartIn sixteen-year-old Mike Hernandez’s life, only one thing is clear: Gay is NOT okay. His family’s life revolves around the church, a church run by the vocally intolerant Pastor Myers, so Mike has resolved to spend his life in the closet. His only escape—besides the occasional, anonymous gay make-out session—is his art. He pours his complicated emotions into risqué drawings he keeps in a secret sketchbook. A sketchbook he carries everywhere. When his sketchbook goes missing in the middle of S... more
by Heatherly BellA second chance... A scandal ended the careers of the Wilder Sisters, the chart topping country rock band. But Lexi Wilder is okay with that, thanks for asking. She's been on the road since roughly forever, and even if the scandal has followed her home to Whistle Cove, California, Lexi is going to enjoy the break. After all, there's quite nothing like the beautiful sandy beaches of Monterey Bay to calm a woman's soul. Luke Wyatt never asked to trade fame and fortune for the only woman he's ev... more