Owen Liston, an environmental attorney, has been making up stories for his young daughter since she was born. He recently allowed me to record a few and publish them for everyone’s enjoyment. Here is one of them. Read it for yourself or share it with the youngsters in your life
Liebe, a young girl living in the Florida Keys with her two fathers, is invited to watch sea turtles come ashore to lay eggs. When one appears to be in trouble because of plastic waste, their friend Jo comes to the rescue. A few weeks later, Liebe’s delighted as countless hatchlings race across the sand to the ocean.
A long-distance affair between a small town local and his overseas lover quickly turns passionate upon their reunion. As soon as questions and concerns arise over their unconventional relationship, however, they are quickly smothered and silenced. Just how long can the fever dream last when the less than stellar truth finally comes to light?
Law professor Pascual Di Falco was equally feared and revered by the students at Lucas Valverde's university. But when Lucas became one of the top students in Pascual's class, fear and admiration gave way to something else entirely: maddening, unjust, and wholly inappropriate – the love Lucas felt for his professor would eventually prove to be his downfall.
When 17-year-old Noelle Miller is discovered dead at her private boarding school, the student body and faculty spin into chaos trying to figure out what happened. Suspicion is quickly directed at one of the teachers, as well as a group of five students who all had run-ins with Noelle prior to her death. One student in particular seems to be behaving more strangely than usual. Everyone is hiding secrets, but who is the real killer?
1845. In the spring Redburn leaves Peru for New York on a warship. He has nothing, and feels like a failure. Worst of all is the loss he leaves behind him in the Pacific – his husband is dead, and Toby is lost and presumably long buried. What awaits him in the fall when he arrives back 'home,' to a place he has not been for four years? There he must consider what his brother wants for him, against how Redburn might honor the noblest sacrifices of the men who love him have made.
Wrong number...usually a person would delete the number, right? A mistaken text leads to blood money and danger. Chris Johnson, a gender fluid male, receives a text from a mystery guy who shares a card number. Aware that it's an accidental text, he uses the money to his advantage until things intensify.
Andrew Devlin has three things he loves most. His parents, his only family, his boyfriend Ryan, and the hospitality industry, his chosen career. When his parents are tragically killed, his biggest desire is to have a family of his own, to love and be loved. With assistance from a very large inheritance he sets about doing just that.
Under the phases of the moon, Jimmy Coutreau is hunting, following the howls that don't belong. A loner by choice, he finds himself fascinated by Sawyer Thomas, a man who doesn't belong in his world, but here he is anyways.