Cassel always thought he was an ordinary guy, until he realized his memories were being manipulated by his brothers. Now he knows the truth - he’s the most powerful curse worker around. A touch of his hand can transform anything - or anyone - into something else. That was how Lila, the girl he loved, became a white cat. Cassel was tricked into thinking he killed her, when actually he tried to save her. Now that she’s human again, he should be overjoyed. Trouble is, Lila’s been cursed to love him. And if Lila’s love is as phony as Cassel’s made-up memories, then he can’t believe anything she says or does.
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Ever since his father died, eight-year-old Jordan has wished his mother, Maggie, could believe in love again. A busy lawyer, she spends long hours at work and has little time for affection. When Maggie enrolls Jordan in the Healing Hearts mentoring program, he is overjoyed. As soon as the boy meets his adult mentor, Casey, Jordan knows this man is the answer to his prayers. But when Maggie meets him, she is haunted by bittersweet memories she just can't place.
Four short stories : The Red Boxing Gloves by David Metzenthen, Jack and the Aliens by Damien Broderick, Intergalactic Heroes by James Moloney, and Clever Sandwiches by Rowena Cory Lindquist.