Sophie, bereft after the loss of her mother and her husband's betrayal, walks out. She seeks refuge with her friend Jill on the Isle of Wight, not suspecting she is about to be drawn into another crisis. For Jill, a psychologist, has her own complex reasons for persuading Sophie to stay.
It's Easter in the Suffolk village of Great Saxwold. Oliver Hardcastle is scraping an existence as an organic farmer. Miranda Marlow, high-earning international town-planner, is not looking forward to a weekend with her mother at a country-house hotel. But thanks to a teenage Goth, a wine-tasting at Chateau Saxwold, and an urban fox, love finds a way to change Miranda's mind.
"short story gone wild"
In the dead of winter, Polly Evans ventures to the remote Yukon Territory in Canada's far northwest, where temperatures plunge to minus 40 and the sun rises for just a few hours each day. Her mission: to learn to drive sled dogs. But when she arrives, she finds there's more to this unspoilt wilderness than deathly cold.
"Good Story BUT!!"
When Jake Jellicoe signs up as a cabin boy aboard the Flounder, Captain Dreadnought promises him a share of the loot. But he soon discovers that the captain isn't all he seems. And before he knows it, Jake is caught up in a race for the dread pirate Redbeard's treasures! Har-har, me hearties!