Nine months ago, I wrote “Happy Birthday Victor Sandberg” for a Sweet Romance Anthology. Because of the word limit, I was only able to share Mayra’s side of the story. Well, I have regained the rights to the story and am adding three to four chapters to include […]
In recognition of Father’s Day, I’m sharing a scene with one of the devoted fathers in the Three Creeks Series.
There they stood in the slightly awkward situation. Thanks to her sister Layla, Charlotte was standing in front of the dreamiest man she had set eyes on. This man was coated in flour. Tegan looked familiar, but Charlotte couldn’t determine where she had seen him before. A slightly […]
But, Layla was an old soul. An old soul who spoke truisms about life at every chance available. She made it a habit of practicing this gift on Charlotte. This time, Layla proclaimed one of her truths about life to Charlotte outside the door to the high school cooking classroom.
“Hey,” Iris dreaded that Shannon was right. Shannon was nicer since the night she insisted Iris and Jordan pull it together, but hints of the woman Iris rivaled all her life was still there.
To both of them, she said, “I’ll be back in ten minutes. You better have this all worked out.” Then she turned on her heel and marched away.
What Jordan wanted was to have things right between Iris and him.
“That isn’t why I did it.” Concern darkened Iris’s good mood. “I did it because I wanted people to know they were special enough to have good things happen to them.”
Jordan parked his work truck outside the garage and took the back door to his office. The equipment neatly organized by how frequently it was used suited him more at the moment. At least they made sense. People’s obsession with bows, trees, Christmas balls, and everything red and green aggravated the uneasy feeling Jordan knew would subside with time.
“You have dark circles under your eyes.” Rose studied Iris over the top of her teacup. “Were you up all night? Perhaps with a handsome male friend?” She sipped on her tea, but her eyes glimmered. Iris replied, “I had a lot on my mind, so I didn’t […]