This story is a short glimpse into the lives of Galen and Josh three months after the end of The Hollow Hills. It can be read as a stand-alone, but it would make more sense if the reader is familiar with the original story.
Stepping off the bus from school, and clasping my boyfriend Kyle’s hand, I was unaware that my life was soon to change dramatically, while being distracted by Kyle, I didn’t notice that my stepfather had just driven past.
Within an hour, I would be packing my bags in preparation for a move to a new home and life, living with my uncle Mitchell and his husband Xavier.
Last spring, Jeff was reunited with his long lost love, whom he last saw nearly fifty years ago, when they were both in their teens. Abandoning a life in California and moving in with Paul in New York City, merging two lifetimes into a 3-bedroom prewar apartment proved to be more difficult than either of them imagined. Things come to a head when they can’t agree on how to renovate the kitchen. Leave it to Paul’s grandson, Seth, to come to the rescue with a surprise plan, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Aiden Jackson just wants to survive his sophomore year at Mon Valley High School. Unfortunately, even though he just wants to be left alone, Aiden has attracted the attention of a few bullies, some senior boys with their own agendas, and a charismatic teacher with plans on taking over the whole school - with Aiden's help. Will the boy who's been bullied his whole life become a bully himself?
A collection of micro-flash/flash fiction (extremely short stories,) profiling relationships between friends or acquaintances. Spanning the last century to the present, many were inspired by conversations from an oral history project.
Jeremy Isen, nephew of Duncan Isen, and son of Duncan's older brother Ian Isen is coming into his own. At fifteen years old, and a Freshman at H. B. Plant High School, Jeremy shows a passion for photography, martial arts, and journalism. As a member of the school's Yearbook Staff, and the chief photo-journalist for both the Yearbook and Newspaper, he's well-known among the high school teens, even outside his grade-level. Events during the school year and the beginning of summer vacation conspire to change his life. Will it be for the better, or for the worse?
Reggie is a young man in his early twenties, living a quiet life. His blindness makes him over cautious in new situations, at least until one day on his way home when he meets a stranger, a man with a voice smooth as honey and burning hot as the most expensive whiskey, starts flirting with him.
Seth Moore grew up on New York’s Lower East side, the son of a New York State assemblyman. He loved his dad and admired his dedication, but then his dad was arrested on federal charges of corruption. It couldn’t be! When the Feds moved against his boyfriend’s family and seized their restaurants, their only means of support, something had to be done. Would Seth’s dad cop a plea to insider trading and go prison for a crime he didn’t commit, all for the sake of his son and the boy he loved?
Being a sexual invert is a dangerous past time in Jahke's world, and though reading dirty books is illegal, it's a lot safer being in the Reading Room than being out in the city. Safer that is, unless you attract the attention of demons with a penchant for pretty boys and time to waste.
A professional woman in a dangerous job, and now she has herself in a very difficult situation and all she could think of doing, was to head for her uncle's home in Lincolnshire, to see if he can help her decide what to do.
Knowing that if she reported to her employers that she is pregnant, she would be forced to terminate her pregnancy, for the good of her job and her country, she asks her Uncle Charles to come up with a better solution, which arrives in the form of distant cousins who are staying with Charles, while on holidays from Western Australia.