When Jason discovers his father is gay and leading a double life, he comes up with a risky plan to end the deception without compromising the life he has with his own boyfriend. (2009 Winter Anthology - Deceptions)
Josh takes back a boy he’d previously had removed from his home, but is willing to give him a second chance. Josh also takes in another new boy, as well as discovering one of his other sons has a unique gift, which turns out to be a precursor to the family’s first major setback. Is it something that will destroy their current life?
It was the first day of October. The Pumpkin Patch was all a buzz with the talk of who was going to be picked as the winner of the Halloween Pumpkin Contest. Every year it was always some big studly pumpkin that was mean to the other pumpkins. He always intimidated the others in the contest to back out so he would be picked to win. But this year an unexpected surprise was about to happen.
The Curries go on vacation, once in the US and then to England. On the US trip, they pick up a run-away, but leave him with friends in Texas while they are in England. In the U.K., they meet a family that has come together in a similar way as their own. Will they be able to reunite the boy with his family when they get back or end up taking him in?
The Currie family continues to grow and Josh decides to have his new sons vacation with his biological children, so they can get acquainted. Shortly after they return home, Josh learns that the local paper and two national magazines have written articles about them. Does this make their lives better or worse?
Josh is a widower whose children have grown and moved away. He’s alone in a huge house, so when a friend suggests he should take in children in need. After thinking this over, he decides to take in boys, especially gay boys. This is the story about how it happens, but will it end happily?
Ben is a quiet boy, loves living life in his imagination more than anything. He has a sister who protects him, a mother who doesn't understand him, and a grandmother who perhaps understands too much. So then, who is this new boy in his life that seems to intrude more and more on his fantasies, perhaps even making some of them reality.
Zach’s father is a southern Baptist minister and this creates a major problem for his son. Zach’s gay and has heard his father preach against homosexuality many times. This leaves Zach in conflict with his faith. How is he going to resolve this predicament?