Twenty years after flirting with rock and roll stardom, Moira Kennedy is a bartender who still dreams of the sweet rush of performing. With twelve dreary days until Christmas looming, Moira's achingly dull life spins off its axis. Who is the handsome stranger in the red scarf? Why is her ex dredging up their past? Is there still music in her soul? And will Christmas be merry this year?
Thornton, Vermont, 1953: After six years in the Navy, the last three spent engaged in the Korean War, George Cartwright is coming home. When a beautiful, unexpected stranger meets his train, George understands why it's called love at first sight. Ginny Fletcher is everything George never knew he wanted in a woman, but love makes him question the meaning of brotherhood and the weight of promises.
"You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from." - Cormac McCarthy, "No Country for Old Men"
In the second volume of Precipice, twenty-four authors from the Write on Edge community explore the concept of luck in twenty-six pieces of poetry, short fiction, and memoir.
Sofia Buck has one goal, to keep her late father's business running until it's sold without letting her painful past into the present.
Silas Wilde is content in his new life and livelihood, until a chance encounter with his new next-door neighbor awakens him to the one thing he's missing.
Summer heats up more than the sandy Boardwalk, but will Sofia risk facing her memories for Silas's love?
“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.” ~ Pema Chodron
Angela Amman's debut collection of short fiction delves into the private shadows of three very distinct relationships. For these three women, there are lessons to embrace before they can release the turmoil which holds them back from hope.