Ostracized by her friends and abandoned by her mother, JJ wanders through high school confused and alone. Then the most mysterious girl in school asks her on a date and JJ see a way to take her life back into her control. She accepts and embarks on a first date she won't forget and finds a second chance she never thought she'd have.
"Surfacing" is a short story by AnneMarie Buhl.
Lana, a violinist, moves from her small town to the big city, hoping she'll find the adventure and excitement she craves. But life there is a far cry from what she imagined and the insecure Lana has difficulty fitting in. When she meets a beautiful girl and starts to question everything about herself, Lana realizes she must let go of her past if she wants to embrace the change she needs.
Abused and conflicted, teen-aged Lizzie tries to walk away from both heroin and Griffin, her ex-boyfriend. But he stalks her nightly, and, as they head for a violent final confrontation, Lizzie learns the terrible price of her freedom.
A short story by AnneMarie Buhl.
Two literary short stories by AnneMarie Buhl
"Insect Effect"- The surreal story of three friends caught in a dark web of their own making.
"Parallels"- Like train tracks merging in the distance, the lives of two people touch the same lake at different times. And as they stand on the shore, each must reach a place of acceptance as their lives are forever changed.