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  • The Wedding Gift
    3.6M 68.8K 18

    After Julie Delgado's restaurant closes, she temporarily takes over the catering position at the Rose Chalet, a full-service San Francisco wedding venue. She plans to dazzle the bride and groom so the Chalet's owner will keep her around, but fate has other plans for her when the bride's brother shows up for the first...

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  • BLUE MOON VEGETARIAN: Reflections, Recipes, and Advice for a Plant-based Diet
    32.7K 175 11

    An old house, a crazy shelter dog, and a mid-life wedding. Follow our journey as we adopt a vegetarian lifestyle. Over 50 original yummy and simple recipes.

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  • The Christmas Tale of Anne Boleyn#Wattys2014
    3.3K 105 1

    It is Christmas 1528, Catherine of Aragon is still very much Queen and Anne Boleyn is exhausted from keeping the Tudor King entertained. In this short story, she reflects on her life and how she has found herself not a mistress but not yet Henry's VIII's wife. She consults a fortune teller who gives her mixed predic...

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  • Please Talk about Me When I'm Gone
    118K 783 80

    Question: How do you get over it? Answer: You don't. You don't want to. It makes you who you are. Sean Murphy lost his mother days after her fifty-ninth birthday, following a five-year battle with cancer. In this eloquent memoir, he explores his family history through the context of grief, compassion, faith, and the...

  • Undertaking Love
    55K 990 10

    When Marla Jacobs discovers that the shop next to her Little White Wedding Chapel is to become a funeral parlour, she declares all-out war. Marla’s chapel in the sleepy Shropshire countryside has become a nationwide sensation, but the arrival of Funeral Director Gabriel Ryan threatens everything Marla has worked for...

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  • Celia's Sulfur Spring: and More Fairy Tales for Modern Dreamers
    805K 6.6K 9

    This collection of modern fairy tales breathes mythology into real sites, professions, and heroes, across the United States. Can a frog really be an imprisoned Architect? Can a future President learn diplomatic skills by out-smarting playground bullies? Can a beautiful, well-mannered, ghost be a threat to society? Re...

  • Earning my Wings: A Mormon Woman's Journey to Marine Corps Aviator
    10K 401 16

    I wrote this book primarily for my children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, great-great-great… well, you get my drift. Having not yet completed my service to the United States Marine Corps, I thought it would be a bit presumptuous to pen my memoirs. That said, my family and friends hav...

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  • Ravensdale (Ongoing)
    771K 5.5K 21

    Also available in freemium on Radish Fiction! In 2012, Dora Harding finds and purchases a desk in her best friend's New York antique shop. Later that evening, she discovers an old letter in one of the cabinets. She doesn't expect to find something like it, nor does she expect to see that the letter is addressed...

  • Windswept
    594K 7.7K 114

    This is only a small selection of Windswept The full collection is due for publication by Outerbank Publishing Group very shortly. It can be pre ordered at http://www.outerbankpublishing.com/store/#/Windswept-Poems-of-Love/p/53782074/category=14187005 A collection of spiritual poetry of the heart.

  • Pride and Prejudice (1813)
    7.1M 104K 61

    The story follows the main character Elizabeth Bennet as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of early 19th-century England. Elizabeth is the second of five daughters of a country gentleman living near the fictional town of Meryton in Hertf...

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  • The Stretch Mark Club
    81.4K 1.7K 10

    If you’ve ever felt that little kick inside you, experienced the nerve-wracking and enchanting moment of childbirth, wiped spit-up off your shirt in the middle of the grocery store, leaked milk through your bra in public without realizing it until you got home, cleaned poop out of the tub, or blinked back tears while...

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  • Gwynneth Ever After (an Ever After romance)
    4.3M 69.3K 69

    Gwynneth Jacobs doesn't believe in happy ever after. Ever since her ex-husband walked out, leaving her alone with three small children, Gwyn has been mother, father, and bread-winner all rolled into one. Her own scarred heart aside, she refuses to open up her children's lives to the possibility of more heartbreak, and...

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  • Losing My Mother
    837 29 1

    Celebrating Mother’s Day when your mother is dying is no picnic. Don’t rush to judgement, though. It isn’t that I don’t cherish the memories of our last holiday. It’s just that it was awful. Harrowing. Absolutely terrible. But perfect nonetheless.

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  • Rugalach
    237 31 1

    An essay in memory of my mother. This story appears in The Woman Who Never Cooked: Collected Short Stories, Mid-List Press, winner Mid-List Press First Series Award. Revealed here is that this story is not fiction. The collection includes three pieces that are memoir and that I don't identify as such. Here's why: If t...

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  • Write a Poem for Mother's Day
    508 31 1

    The essential role of memory in relationship and the gift of remembering.

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  • Emily Rose: A Pregnancy Story
    41.5K 831 7

    In letters to "Emily Rose," an expectant mother chronicles the nine months leading up to her daughter's birth. The journey begins with the word “pregnant” in late autumn and continues through three more seasons, two small towns, and many unforeseeable challenges. Through it all, those little kicks and flutters give he...

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