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Joe and Marge, high school sweethearts, break up when Joe travels west to become a cowboy in Wyoming. But he never forgets Marge. Eventually he retires from the cowboy life to become a writer. With his belly rounded and a white beard, Joe becomes Santa Claus for The Brown Palace Hotel in Denver. Then one special Christmas Eve, a surprise awaits him.
 
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Pete Cochran, a scarred war veteran, works at his father's Christmas tree lot. A woman with a son and problems he can't ignore enters his life; her son seems immediately drawn to him. Will a special tree – a wishing tree – contain enough magic to
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their desires?
 
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~ A Holiday Short Story ~ Lydia Sinclair's life has run off the rails. She just wants to sleep and never wake up. Can an angel, some ghosts, and a childhood sweetheart convince her life is worth living?

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Irish Legends/Fantasy


"Deirdre of the Sorrows,"  is cursed with a beauty to make kingdoms war. Love leads to tragedy and betrayal.

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Speculative Fiction/Tragic Romance

When a relationship between a librarian and an over-aged student turns tragic, help comes from an unexpected source.


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Speculative Fiction/Horror   PG
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Billy Ray Warren returns to claim the homestead, but he'll have to destroy the intruder. There can only be one winner.

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Contemporary Romance/Travel
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Short story~ Darrin, an American architect, is assigned to a challenging project in Poland. Sofia, his translator, heats his blood. Darrin discovers Poland and new things about himself. Will he remain in Poland, will he to follow his heart?

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Regency Romance   Sensual

Mr. Bradshaw, a self-made man, pays Lady Heaton a visit asking a favour. Their attraction is immediate, but most unwise.
 
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Horror/Mystery Suspense PG

Jerry Carp - an average guy - wakes in an unknown place to find his hands tied – then he hears a familiar whine...

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Paranormal Romance/Appalachia

A beautiful young woman offers Jessie a job and a meal. He is soon warned about witches and 'the call'.

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Medieval Historical Suspense PG

When his leader is murdered at the High-King’s Fair in 5th century Ireland, it is up to Conor to find the killer.

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Speculative Fiction/Murder PG


An almost fiancé, a discarded lover, a politician's daughter, and a disappointed father -- how will he face them?

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Sci-Fi Futuristic Romance PG

On a distant planet, she is incarcerated for a crime she doesn’t recall. Then he arrives and offers her a way out.

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Mystery/Suspense PG
An investigative reporter gets on the wrong side of a mobster and pays the ultimate price, but then seeks revenge.

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Paranormal Romance/Other World
Highly Sensual

Prince Orekon is out of time. He must mate in three days or lose his throne. Is a special Earth female the answer?

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Contemporary Romance Sweet
Piper knows the man who enters her travel agency franchise is trouble. He wants an old-fashioned Christmas...
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C0ntemporary Romance
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An ER nurse decides to take time off, but is handed a fireman who needs special care after being injured in a fire.

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Contemporary Mystery PG

Under suspicion for collaboration in a bank robbery, Lori badgers her new boyfriend into helping her "steal" a small oak to remind her of her dad.

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On a trip to Paris, a Phantom of the Opera fan visits the Palais Garnier to see the play. Then she hides, and sees HIM!

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Speculative Fiction/Sci-Fi PG

Scanning for minerals on a planetoid, a couple crash lands. What is out there, and who will be rescued?

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Contemporary Romance Sensual
A police officer wounded by a gang is aided by his new neighbor during a tornado. Will Steve and Christy have what it takes to help each other survive?
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A short story from bestselling wordsmith, Jory Sherman ~ Dane Marlowe returns to the old homestead.but drinking and grief have taken their toll.. Can he finish writing his book or does Fate have other plans?

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Ryan Yamada once had an email pal named Yuki Stanton - his best friend until their communication was mysteriously lost. During their senior year in high school, they meet, recognize each other’s names, and plan  Thanksgiving/Christmas reunion parties. Will their blossoming love for each other persist once her domineering father intercepts them?
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A Christmas Short by Karen Michelle Nutt -
What’s a hunter to do when she’s fallen for the vampire she’s been sent to stake? Cassandra Hayes has been dating Tremayne Graystone. To stake or not to stake is the least of their problems when masked men kidnap them and hold them hostage at Christmas.
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 Isabella accepts a position with Lady Fraser at a Cornish estate. She is quite annoyed by Lady Fraser's cousin, Courtland Helton - a handsome, boastful, ne'er-do-well. Has he discovered Isabella's secret? Or will his own situation  change their lives forever? 
 
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A Mystery Short from award winning Troy D. Smith~ From the dark streets of Knoxville to the Smoky Mountains...dead rednecks are stacking up like cordwood. Ex-con Hoss Qualls and his eccentric brother Howard set out to prove their cousin Ivory's innocence in a murder case – a task that is complicated by the fact Ivory has killed in just such a way before.

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Short Japanese Adventure Story ~ I will tell of the labors and sufferings of the anointed of Amaterasu who search for the sacred talismans.Can Yami and his minions stop Young Master Koziro? 

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Speculative Fiction/Historical

The lives of three teens, their families, and the entire city are changed forever by the new school busing mandate.

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Historical Romance   Sensual
Mark Favell is an officer but not of the gentry. Aurelia is secretive, passionate, and of society. Will desire lead to more?

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Contemporary Paranormal Romance  Mildly Sensual

Gideon's life as a musician with a model girlfriend may end with his breast cancer.  Hope comes in the form of a ghost and a person he just met.

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Paranormal Romance/Appalachia

Jolene and Seth are secretly in love. Then they get caught up in a violent world of past debts and broken deals.

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Weird Fiction/Suspense   PG

'Guvment yahoos' tell Harry he has to leave home to make way for a campground. He doesn't think so...

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Futuristic/Speculative Fiction  PG

Lew Roycko is a real estate developer on a business trip to Earth. Can one old man and his stories change a life forever?

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Victorian Romance   Sensual

Ianthe reluctantly agrees to use her special gift to help an aristocrat, and then becomes attracted to the man.

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Paranormal Western Romance

A woman doesn't find a good looking man lying on the road every night. Will taking him home be a mistake or a miracle?

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Japanese Legends/Mythology  PG
 
Follow Rio as the life of her life changes forever. Enslaved, she will discover the power to fulfil her destiny.

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Paranormal Medieval Romance
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A knight...   A lady...   And a deadly dark secret...   A fiend dwells in the forest and Sir Liam Cantwell sets out to slay it.

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Aluride yearns to see his home, Atlantis, restored. Thera craves beauty and Aluride. They devise a deadly plan...

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Contemporary Romance   Sensual

A Gypsy fortuneteller predicts a new love for both Cindy and Gage. But the odds of finding a new love seem unlikely.

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Contemporary Paranormal Romance   Sensual

Trudy must have lost her mind, house-sitting a huge old Victorian, especially when a ghost takes over All Hallow’s Eve.
 

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Inspirational Romance  Sweet

Johnny has loved Julie for ages. Before he asks her out, he hears words that cut to the core and makes a rash decision.

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Contemporary Romance 
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When circumstances force Scott and Tiffany to share a kiss under the mistletoe, will their relationship change?

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Romance Historical Novella ~ Sensual ~ Lady Catrione Johnstone, captured by  the Devil’s Wolf. Vowing to fight to the end, she falls in love and forgets he is her enemy. Will love bring peace to the feuding clans or inflame the hostilities?

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Horror

Based initially in Haiti during the slave uprising of the 1790's, and moving to Australia, this story introduces a series of 12 novels constructed around Mason Thurlow - the world's most evil man.

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 A mystery short from Troy D. Smith~ In this third story of the Dead Rednecks! series, a couple of thugs lean on Hoss Quall's little brother Howard: his investigations are getting too close to home for someone. Can Hoss solve the case despite the interference of his old enemies in the sheriff's department, and the help...of his bumbling brother?

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 Short Japanese Adventure story ~ I record the calling and sacrifices of the Seeker, of the Bearer and his soldiers protecting the princess, and of the battles, and the sufferings of the anointed of Amaterasu.

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Mystery Suspense

Liz invited me to a poetry reading. What does the poet's death have to do with tenure? Join me as I attempt to find out.

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Cover for 'The Shadow Shield'
Japanese Legends/Mythology  PG 

This story tells of the search to discover the talismans, the fearful battle against the Toh, and providing of the Shielder.


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Police Drama   PGPGPGPG

"My name is Dallas Lowe, and the life of a law enforcement officer is rewarding,
until one day when things go wrong."

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Mystery Suspense   PG

Why would one country neighbor run down another on Main Street in front of the post office? I decided to find out...

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Speculative Fiction/Tragic Romance  PG

Nathan always provided well for his wife. Now he is helpless as doctors, nurses, and grown children take over -- or is he?

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Contemporary Romance   Sweet

Debts force a widowed Amanda to seek a job. When she meets her new boss and his son, dare she trust her heart again?

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60s Americana/Mystery   PG

Morgan Cross follows the crops and stays out of trouble, usually. But something is different about this labor camp.

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Speculative Fiction/Horror   PG

Carissa fulfills her most important duty ever to the coven, but it all goes wrong. What has been loosed upon the world?

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Medieval Historical Suspense   PG

Conor, the new King of Connacht in 5th century Ireland, must unravel the unusual murder of the Christian priests.

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Speculative Fiction/Horror   PG

An elevator filled with tourists stops during a power failure and a small boy's life hangs in the balance.

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Contemporary Romance   
Sensual

Sam Tiger returns from duty to find his nephew being taken in by a stranger. He never thought the tutor would want Cory.

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Paranormal Speculative Romance
PG

An old Victrola is a cherished possession. When Cassie discovers a secret, will the knowledge save her family or destroy it?

 
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Futuristic Fantasy Romance Sensual

Carla helps an astronaut who will be in space for another year have a happier Christmas. But what about next year?

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Aiden travels to France on a pilgrimage. Will Noel be able to help him feel again and can Aiden find what he needs?

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Japanese Legends Collection  PG

Stories include: A Matter of Tea, The Dragon of Torigoe, The Floating World, Kamo Ike, From Chojagasaki Bay, Masakado's Revenge,

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Contemporary Inspirational Romance  Sweet

Boisterous, fun-loving Rob is a cover-up. Will Jill be able to expose the gentle man who stole her heart?

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Contemporary Romance 
Mildly Sensual
Hiking and fishing for five days? Lena the city girl wants to go home. Walker the fishing guide knows this is TROUBLE.

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Contemporary Romance  Sweet

Will Miranda help Brady find the strength to relinquish the past and embrace a new beginning?


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I tell of the annointeds'sufferings searching for the sacred talismans, the providing of the Seeker's Shielder, the deeds of those anointed during Toh rule, the curse upon the land, demons called by priests, and the beings of the Yami underworld.

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