Most of Rick’s life was performed solo and in quiet. He told himself he liked it that way, preferring to keep even his closest friends away from his secrets. But an aggressive woman and a stranger in town found a way to bring out his inner music.
Small town life still exists like this. The pace is slow, and everyone knows your name. And your business.
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.
James Toranaga is a twelve year old boy dealing with the aftermath of sexual assault. He’s doing okay. The memories are tough, and the world feels a little rougher than it used to, but he’s a strong kid with a loving family to support him.
It sure makes his emerging sexuality harder to deal with, though. He doesn’t want to think about it.
Luckily, he has the perfect distraction: he can fly.
But these strange new powers may bring dangers of their own. He is not the only one who has them.
Young Tristan was looking for someone that he could truly respect and fall in love with. He wasn't expecting to find him in a series of YouTube online vlogs though! When the beautiful (And wildly popular) 'Jesse-101' ends up living in a nearby neighborhood, will Tristan find the dream boy he was looking for?
Jason Wright is a gay teenager just starting secondary school in the small English town of Hamborough. As he moves into young adulthood he meets Connor, who becomes his first boyfriend. When Connor decides to move away to start a new life, a chance meeting with blond Adonis Nathan Brown changes his life forever and the two ultimately decide to share a ‘different’ love.
A vampire teacher with advanced knowledge of the vampire scriptures and what their significance is in darkness is suddenly partnered up with a young newblood who has an extra that allows him to decode ancient texts at will. However...when the Elders find out about this ability, they target the boy for execution! What are they hiding? And can the teacher help him figure out the hidden message before the Elders find them and eliminate the threat?
Website designer Scottie Ness is taking a well-deserved vacation from the grindstone, and he plans to spend it in the solitude of Washington’s Gifford Pinchot National Forest around Mt. Adams. He’s prepared for everything—except the lightning storm that traps him in a wildfire. Or meeting Jax Quintero, an abrasive firefighter whose bulky uniform couldn't hide a jawline chiseled from stone and intense eyes that burned him with scorn. Or was that the flames surrounding them?
Maybe Scottie should have gone to Hawaii on vacation instead.
It's college. Matt should be worrying about classes, friends, and parties. Not a baby. At least his boss is cool when he shows up to work with an infant in tow. His boss's boss on the other hand? Matt's sure he's an issue. Except, Seamus helps Matt more than anyone else.
Dani is a Special—a vampire created in a laboratory with the purpose of harnessing a unique power. When he turns 18, he is sworn to use his gift in order to protect the delicate harmony of the vampire world and ensuring it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands like it has in the past, when a vicious monarchy, the Carandini family, ruled the vampire clans and rained chaos upon the human world. But things get complicated when he meets a mysterious boy named Vincent and is put in a difficult predicament of having to choose between his future mission and the desires of his non-beating heart.
Ryan isn't a singer, so why does the manager of the already debuted boyband, decide to add him? Certain he's been placed with them to make the band fail, Jasper becomes frustrated with their newest member. Between his outspoken nature and Ryan's anxiety, tensions rise and when truths start coming to light, Jasper finds himself trying to protect Ryan from the negatives of fame, while Ryan puts the spotlight on something Jasper had been denying all his life. With media leaks, threats against their career and the struggle to keep their private lives, private, along with the interference of almost everyone, life is no fanfiction love story.
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?
Evan Bentley is a seventeen-year-old high school student that has his life completely turned around when he is involved in a deadly accident. He is brought over to the Underworld, only knowing that he has to choose between his brother's soul, or the fate of humanity. Will Evan be able to overcome his own desires as a monster of the night, or will he become the worst nightmare to ever walk the face of the Earth?
Richard Leonard Peterson wanted to fly for as long as he could recall. His father, an Air Force pilot, was the inspiration. When his parents died in a boating accident, Ritch moved to Washington, D.C. to live with his brother and his brother’s fathers. A month before turning eighteen, he becomes a cadet at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. If he can safely navigate the subsequent four years, he will be commissioned as an Air Force Second Lieutenant upon graduation