Ann Redfield is destined to follow her brother Jesse through life - two years behind him - all the way. Jesse is a conductor on the Underground Railroad, and Ann follows him there as well. Quakers filled with a conviction as hard as Pennsylvania limestone that slavery is an abomination to be resisted with any means available, the Redfield brother and sister lie, sneak, masquerade, and defy their way past would-be enforcers of the hated Fugitive Slave Law.
"Gripping story but bland narrator"
Need a little love? Flirts! 5 Romantic Short Stories features five contemporary romance shorts that stand alone, but also connect to each other. It all ties up in a fab happy ending. The stories include "The Hot Girl's Friend", "Wrong Place, Right Guy", "Not You", "Desperately Seeking Cupid", and "Never Been Dumped." Look for Lisa's other collections: Beach Flirts!, Holiday Flirts!, Fairy Tale Flirts! and Wedding Flirts!.
"Cute short stories"
Imagine a world where you don't recognize the human face. That's Hannah's condition - "prosopagnosia", or "face blindness" - when the brain center that recognizes faces is inoperable. The onset of the condition occurred when she was attacked by an unknown assailant in the inner lobby of her New York City apartment building. And now she thinks he's back, and not just in her dreams. When she also attracts the attention of a psychopathic predator and becomes the unwitting target of a Mafia drug ring, the scene is set.
Office Flirts! features five funny, romantic short stories set in the zany workplace of Dunner Advertising where pranks rule, secrets abound, and nothing's off-limits for the office pool. Follow the employees as they find love, laughter, and heartbreak on the job. These five stories stand alone, but also connect to each other. All of the characters come together at the end for a fab conclusion. Enjoy them during your lunch break or listen to them all at once.
Romance comes in all shades, so try a little sweet love with these 15 sassy, funny, romantic shorts. 15 Shades of Pink includes all the stories from Flirts!, Beach Flirts!, and Fairy Tale Flirts! (That's five stories in each volume. But fair warning: the only cheeks that turn pink in these stories are the ones above the shoulders.)
"Great short stories, ok performance"
Get in the holiday spirit any time of year with these funny, sweet romantic short stories. In "Spooked by Love," after divorcing her husband, Marnie's afraid to trust her heart again. Her ex is moving on fine, but she hasn't even been on her first post-divorce date. She can't handle another break-up. Then she meets a hot single dad at her daughter's Halloween party and he's got his eye on Marnie. The only problem: he claims he's just out for fun. Is anything scarier than giving romance a second chance?
Beach Flirts! 5 Romantic Short Stories is set in the summer sun on Cape Cod. Fun, sweet, and sassy love stories to squeeze into your busy life. Discover the loose thread that connects the stories and ties up in a perfect, happy ending. Each short story is 9,000 - 12,000 words in length.
"Great light romance vacation pick."
Banished from their world, with his memory wiped, Ultimate Fighter Cade Shepherd doesn’t remember his life as Gage Dempsey - not even the woman he nearly died for. But when Embry Hollister’s father is kidnapped by military scientists, the only one she can turn to for help is the love from her past. Will Gage remember the Shadow Walker skills he learned from her father? And if they survive, will Embry be able to walk away a second time?
"couldn't get past the voice"
Where do you find secret crushes, old flames, and regret galore? At any class reunion, of course. Reunion Flirts! features five sweet, funny, romantic short stories, set at a ten-year high school reunion. These stories stand alone, but when read as a collection, they link together.
Five favorite fairy tales transformed into modern love stories that unfold on Neverland Island, a fictional summertime amusement park. The magic in these tales comes from the heart, not a wand. The sweet, romantic short stories stand alone, but also connect to the others in the collection.
It's wedding season and love is in the air with five romantic short stories. From bridezilla - and groomzilla - to lost loves and new starts, these short stories will take you on a sweet, funny, wild trip down the aisle. The short stories stand alone, but they also link together with a loose thread that ties up in a perfect, happy ending.
Five modern takes on classic fairy tales, and the only magic is the real-life kind. The stories can be listened to separately, but are linked together in the collection, and wrap up in the perfect happily ever after.
The ruins on the border of New Mexico and Mexico were once the bustling town of New Dominion. But in 1933, most of its population was massacred - and no one was ever arrested for the brutal crime. Now, the land once known as New Dominion is the site of more recent murders. Former police detective Annie O’Brien, blessed-or cursed-with a heightened sense of empathy, is conducting the investigation. Staying alone in an old house near the desolate remains of the town, she finds herself haunted by the tragedies that occurred there....
"Excellent for the price"
With her sister's wedding looming, Elizabeth Marshall decides it's time to buy a house on her own. She gave up on guys a while back. (It'll be her and fifteen cats, soon enough, if she survives her sister's out of control wedding plans.) But none of the seemingly perfect houses appeal to her; it's her realtor, Henry Watson, who's meeting all her specs. And Henry's using some risky and racy methods to help her discover what she really wants. Is he hot for more than just a deal? Or is she headed for heartbreak again?
Shannon Reece's mother was one of several women murdered in the small Texas town of Limite when Shannon was six years old. Her mother's alleged killer was convicted and sent to jail, where he was subsequently killed by fellow inmates. Now, 26 years later, Shannon has decided that the unresolved questions about the case, which continue to haunt her, can no longer be ignored. With the help of a private eye, Shannon sets out to find the answers, and what she finds reveals some truths that several prominent Limite citizens would rather she had not discovered.
Five sweet and sassy romantic short stories that stand alone but also link together when read as a collection. Life and love is a lot trickier for the Carter kids after a surprise multi-million dollar inheritance. Follow the five brothers and sisters through their rocky romances, disaster dates, and happy endings.
Jessie Dawn Cutler is a relationship banker, a single woman in Manhattan, climbing the rungs of the high-finance ladder on her way to the top. Morgan Byrd is an aging mercenary soldier, suffering a crisis of conscience as profound as his bank account is low. When Jessie's biggest client is revealed as a criminal and a killer - protected from within and outside the bank - she becomes a target. But Jessie is courageous, resourceful, and when she teams up with Morgan, it's just possible that both of their lives can be saved...
Diane Boston lives with her Marfan syndrome-afflicted 13-year-old son in a suburb of Chicago and teaches social studies at the high school, where her students have voted her Teacher of the Year. But she has some dark secrets. Her ex-husband Greg always suspected that Diane kept things from him, but he has no idea just how right he is.
"A light satisfying read.."