Thunder & Lightning is an endearing story about a beautiful paint horse named Thunder, a Missouri Fox Trotter named Lightning, and an Australian Shepherd named Oreo owned by a woman named Dakota. They live at Sardis Lake in the Kiamichi Mountains of southeastern Oklahoma. She loves to go trail riding and exploring the mountains in Oklahoma, California, New Mexico, and Colorado. Thunder is Dakota's favorite horse and saves Dakota's life while they are trail riding in the mountains.
"Good book for young children"
The human search for a solution to disease and physical decay has driven many to go to extreme measures. Dr. Carl Stanley's efforts are no exception, his creation, Marie becomes the picture of physical perfection; possessing the ability to heal at a rapid rate. She has been groomed from infancy to apply her gifts in the service of war.
Life is full of challenges, and how we react to them determines who we really are. In these short stories, eleven people face unique challenges that are not always what they seem. A Native American ignores his culture, and his ancestors inflict a hallucination upon him. Two deer hunters find themselves scrambling after a hunting accident goes terribly wrong. A woman looking for love on the internet goes on the craziest date of her life.
Ten-year-old Lilly is the victim of a terrible house fire and a wretched family. Her father is an addict with mental illness, her mother was murdered and then buried across the street, and her uncle got her addicted to heroin.
"Confused But Enjoyed"
I sense...murder! My name is Carrie Dowd, and I know how the deed is done, the circumstances surrounding the person's disappearance, and the turmoil the victim endured. But who did it always evaded me, even after a missing girl's mother reached out for help. How am I going to assist a mourning family if I cannot truly reveal what my psychic mind saw?
"Interesting and Intense!"
Why do a sleazy antique dealer and a wealthy collector suddenly become interested in an unknown artist named Jo Allison? Is it the mysterious goblet she used in three still-life paintings? Jo's apartment is burglarized, and she is followed and threatened. When she attempts to determine the provenance of the goblet, she discovers that it might be a priceless artifact. Thieves follow her to Chicago and to the home of a blind woman in Riverside who also owns one of the goblets.
"Enjoyed this book!"
A Thirty-Something Girl follows the story of Hope. At the age of 30, she finds her life in utter shambles. Everything that could go wrong has - divorce, loss of a child, financial struggles. It is the love and unfettered support of her close friends who keep her from being lost in the quicksand of utter despair. As she slowly begins to wrap her head around who she is and what it means to be happy, she meets a man, Sam. Sam is also not a stranger to hardship and finds himself at his own crossroads.
"Hope for Hope"