Tag Archives: Romance

The Arrangement

Juan Felipe Guerrero de Ortega, only son of El Primadór, was thirty-six years old when his marriage to Marta Sánchez was announced. Marta was the daughter of Hector and Isabela Sánchez, the most affluent family in Tierra de Pluma. She was just … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block

Adam Drake wasn’t always a successful author. No, it’s true! Once he struggled with the same challenges and frustrations any of us would. So what changed all that? They say that behind every great man is a great woman. Adam’s … Continue reading

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Last Dance

Jenny’s heart was broken, demolished. That’s the risk you take when you give it to someone else. Hearts are fabulous fun to crush and mutilate and so who could Jenny blame really but herself? It was her own damned fault for … Continue reading

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Novel Romance

The July sun beat down on Annie’s black dress, baking her into drowsiness as she read. The Z’s ever-still, glassy-smooth surface trickled in tiny whispers against the dock beneath her, offering the promise of cool, wet relief from the summer … Continue reading

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Glass of Courage

Désirée stared at the club lights with her eyes purposefully out of focus. The kaleidoscope of colors danced dreamily with her imagination, framing her thoughts to the rhythm of the music. They were a perfect partner, strong, graceful, leading… “Mind … Continue reading

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For Micah

Micah tightened his scarf. The Mediterranean wind chill rendered it almost useless. He tugged again at the zipper on his jacket. It was up as far as it would go. The scent of hot coffee from a sidewalk café beckoned … Continue reading

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My Pearls

On the ocean’s floor, nestled against a rock, in a cluster of seaweed and grey barnacled companions, an oyster filters the life-giving currents for nourishment. In its hunger, it opens its shell to expose its sensitive inner nature to the … Continue reading

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The Waiting Room

After two consecutive nights, there wasn’t any doubt in his mind. Peter closed his eyes, confident she would be there this time. Sleep came easily, in spite of his racing thoughts. This time, before the sounds of the cars passing … Continue reading

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The Barkless Prairie Dog

It was during extra hours in the school library, just before our winter vacation, that I noticed a boy who spent even more time in there than I did, peeking over the top of his book at me. His hair … Continue reading

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Annie’s Kiss

Mesdames et Messieurs, je m’appelle Webster. I am many things, but foremost, I am charisma. I happen also to be a rat. More precisely, I am a capped rat of royale pedigree. Well, there are some kind of les papiers anyway. … Continue reading

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