This is the story of Chris, warts and all, from the age of five to about sixteen..
Like all of us Chris has had many experiences in life, some good, some bad. He's also had successes and failures, just like you and me. This is about how he coped with the hand that life dealt him and started to grow up.
It's an emotional story with many ups and downs, so if you can take the pace, have the tissues ready and read on.....
Nick Jacobs has had a pretty crappy life. His mother is a drug and alcohol abusing prostitute. He never knew who his father was. Sadly, Nick ends up in the foster care system in Austin, Texas. After seven years in and out of different foster families, he ends up in a group home. Everything changes when the White family takes him to lunch and spends an afternoon with Nick at their home. It's a world that Nick had never even dreamed of. Will he fit in? Will he ever experience the kind of unconditional love most others take for granted?
Celebrating the 4th of July, I have posted the first of a four story set featuring Asher Romanski from the series Sanitaria Springs. Asher is a poor kid who has resigned himself to taking his lumps and keeping out of harm's way. But then an event makes him dare to dream.
Three triplet Princes come of age after being fostered out to three other Royal Families when the Zyrian sorcerer Kai overthrew the Alaeyan Royal Family and seized control. Now, the greedy monarchs simultaneously seek to use the claim of their adopted Prince to merge their country with Alaeyas and war across the whole continent is inevitable. In a world where Humans are born with Familiars, lifelong companions until death, the three Princes discover their gift - they can communicate through each other's Pegasi. Will Ytia drown in blood of Human and Familiar alike, or can the Princes save them?
Jason and his younger brother Matt lost their parents. After two years in the foster-care system, they start their new life with the Benets. Suddenly presented with a non-hostile environment, can Jason overcome his past and regain his ability to trust?
A retelling of my first story ever written. Several boys experience a coming to age tale, each in their own way. Join Shane, Isaac, Nick, Gage and more as they go through life with their own expectations.
Millennium is the tenth story in the CAP Saga. Brad is the narrator, and takes us from 1999 into 2000. Many of the characters in this story were introduced in “Chronicles of an Academic Predator,” “1968,” “The Land Whore,” “Be Rad,” “Man in Motion,” “A Summer Love,” “If It Fits,” “Bloodlines,” and “The Box.” You don't have to read them before this story, but it will give you a deeper insight into those characters and their pasts.
When Barry finds his brother in bed with a football player, he has to make a potentially deadly choice - his brother, or his parents. (October, 2007)
This is the 5th story in the Naptown Tales series, which can also be found at Awesome Dude and Nifty. A slightly modified version more suitable for younger teens can be found at Codey’s World. Please see the Introduction for important background info.