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  • Forged In Fire: Stories of wartime Japan
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    Forged In Fire is the true story of a young girl's childhood in pre-WW II Tokyo; her schoolgirl dreams; the violence, starvation and desperation of wartime that drove her family out of the city; and the American Occupation that shaped Japan's future. It is the story of my mother, Rita (then named Tomoko), who was ten...

  • The Duchess in the Dorm [Published - Sample Only]
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    Lizzie was on the run; not from bad guys, international criminals or terrorists. She was hiding from her mother! At age 20, she had left her grand house in England in the middle of the night with only a short note to dear mum. She had attended Oxford for two years when Lizzie's well-meaning family had tried one mor...

  • 12 Years of Christmas
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    When Matt Padlow is introduced to his father's new girlfriend, two families collide. But Matt has met his father's girlfriend's daughter before, and they have to keep it a secret. They'll have twelve Christmases. Twelve dry turkeys. Twelve family feuds. Twelve chances. They'll only ever meet at Christmas.

  • Phantom Limb
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    My entry to the #SciFriday SciFi Competitions Challenge 9 - Invisibility in 800 words. The story was placed second for this challenge.

  • SEMESTER ABROAD - Story from Spoiled Brats
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    "Semester Abroad" is a story from bestselling author Simon Rich's latest collection Spoiled Brats. About the Book: Twenty years ago, Barney the Dinosaur told the nation's children they were special. We're still paying the price. From "one of the funniest writers in America"* comes a collection of stories culled from t...

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    A beautiful young woman was missing. I knew I had a murder. I even had a suspect. But would I ever find the body? Would I ever be able to arrest the suspect without the body? Don't believe all that crap you see on TV shows. Follow me on this true crime story and see what happens in a real murder case.

  • Catwalk (Sample Excerpt)
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    Being a fashion model is nearly every girl's dream. But what happens when dreams come true? "AT THAT MOMENT, IT HIT ME. I was a mere mortal in a room full of demigods: actors, actresses, bygone legends of the stage and screen; men and women who had traipsed down red carpets all of their lives, whom the rest of the co...

  • King of Her Desire
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    She's rich, she's famous, she's twice his age--and she can make him a star. Should homeless teen Shoni King leave the family that needs him and the girl who loves him for her fast lane life? EDITORS PICK, JULY 2021, NARomance Awards SHORTLIST 2021. Elliott Weston, who went from child star to pop star before dropping o...

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  • Emma That is Dead (FREE!)
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    This story will become FREE on August 30th, 2023! When 17-year-old Arbor Hayes' best friend turns up alive after a mysterious six-month disappearance, she must piece together the fragments of her story to make sense of what happened. But as clues emerge, she discovers how damaged Emma Navarro is ... and how dangerous...

  • WalkerZ - A Zombie Apocalypse Story
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    As a scout for what remains of the government in a post-outbreak world, Merryn is sent to investigate an old naval supply depot in a nearby city but finds so much more than zombies. ***** A year after a virus leaves the world infested with shambling zombies, those who remain attempt to rebuild a shattered country. Su...

  • Blonde Moments: Life with a blonde teenage daughter.
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    My daughter, as smart as she is, sometimes says the craziest things. This is a collection of actual quotes that came directly from her. You can't make this stuff up. I blame it on her hair.