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The Etiquette of Farewelling a Friend at the Airport
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Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Short fiction. A quick guide to the dos and don'ts, things to say and to not say, when seeing a friend off on a long trip.
A Day at the Office or The Bastard
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Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
All she wants is to spend the day with her beloved husband. Instead she's going to spend it at the office, another day sacrificed to the toxic reign of The Bastard. A tongue-in-cheek short story examining the ruinous effects of work-life imbalance. Includes an excerpt from my novel Nothing Ventured.
Bound by Love
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Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Can anyone be captured by love? Carl thinks not. He doesn't believe in love and is contemptuous of those who do. He lives for pleasure and takes it wherever and with whomever he can. But his comfortable existence is about to be shattered by a series of events that lead him to radically rethink what he wants from life.
Affianced
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Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Love forgives in this endearing story about a couple who are engaged to be married.
Prologue
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Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
How do a rose, a fortune from a cookie and a bundle of letters found in a briefcase tie two lives together?
The Confusion of Mummies and Daddies
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Price: Free! Words: 800. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A short story of two children discussing the confusing issue of parents and kissing
Endless Burn
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Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Hopeless after a failed attempt at forever, Lydia spends her days dreaming about the one man she will never get – her boss. But Josh, the owner of Wired coffee house, might not be as oblivious to her as she thinks.
Nurses
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Price: Free! Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
When you are alone and hurt, it is comforting to know that someone really cares.
Maddie's Marine: A (Very) Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Newspaper reporter Maddie Forester once had a hot affair with Marine major Ryan Cavanaugh. But that was months ago, and Ryan wants nothing to do with her now. When they meet up by accident in Hawaii, they find out their affair isn't quite as final as either of them thought. It's still red-hot and sizzling! A (very) short story from USA Today bestselling author Lynn Raye Harris!
Blame It on the Hormones
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Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
As an adult, Dick O’Connor is the type of guy you’d love to take home, but he'd leave you broke, defiled, and wondering whether or not to press charges come morning. But he wasn’t always this bad. What happened? A look back at his formative teenage years might provide a clue.
Stranded with a Scotsman
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Price: Free! Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A romantic short story. Cori Spencer doesn’t particularly mind being stuck in a refuge hut three feet above the rising tide in the middle of the night. The problem is that she’s stranded in a ten-by-four-foot wooden box for four hours with Ewan Macbeth, and that’s not going to end well. She’s either going to kill him or kiss him—and she’s not sure which option is the most likely.
Drummer Dancer The Lyrics
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Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Collected here are the complete lyrics of Steven M. Thomas from his acclaimed autobiography "I was a drummer she was a dancer." A fascinating insight, he offers up stories behind each of the lyrics not mentioned in the book. Includes handwritten excerpts and reviews of the original book.
One More Time, Pet Project
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Series: One More Time, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the third installment of the One More Time serial. Sam and Elsie have made huge strides to close the doors of their past and open up a new door for them both to walk through. The house is turning out wonderfully, and both agree a pet is in order. That is where agreement ended, and their first hurdle began. Sometimes, the smallest things can cause the biggest rifts.
One More Time, Takes Two
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Series: One More Time, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sam and Elsie have overcome some of the fears and awkwardness of carving out a new life for themselves. How could either of their homes, the places they shared with their former spouses, allow for something new and untethered to the past? The painful decision to break from the familiar to allow the new is hard to make.
Worth The Wait - A Sweet Romantic Mystery Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
This sweet romance novella is a prequel to the author's series - A Merchant Street Mystery and will be continued throughout the rest of the books. Dependable Adele Abberley is tired of seeing to everyone else’s responsibilities. When idealistic Kipp Waterbury drops by her antique store, will his romantic nature help her to view the world in a brand new light?
Love Is Blind
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Price: Free! Words: 8,990. Language: British English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(3.00 from 3 reviews)
Sonam is a blind girl who has lost all the hope of ever seeing this world again. Suraj was a heart broken guy, who has lost his reasons of living in this world. But, it seems , fate had some other plans for these two individuals.
Thistle Down
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Price: Free! Words: 19,860. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Can tenderhearted Pastor Ian MacCraig keep a pair of prickly sisters from marrying the wrong men? Emily Downey has found the perfect groom. If only she loved the man... Chelsea Downey is wild about her boyfriend. Trouble is, he’s two-timing her and everyone sees it but her. Their thorny situation gets even stickier when the church ladies come up with a plan.
Lost That Lovin' Feeling: A Short Prequel
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Price: Free! Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
AUTHOR'S NOTE: Lost That Lovin’ Feeling is a short (approximately 25 pages) prequel (not a short story) to the upcoming mainstream romance novel Love Will Follow. It does not meet the technical definition of a short story, because rather than being a complete story with a defined ending, it provides background information and hints at conflict that will be addressed in my upcoming novel.
Divided Attraction: A Prelude To The Public Attraction Trilogy
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Price: Free! Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
You don't have to meet someone to know them. Emma Turrell is a small town girl who's scared to live. Paul Thatcher is a movie star who regrets the life he's chosen. Before Emma and Paul meet in Public Attraction, they nearly cross paths in this romantic prelude. One night in Chicago. Two couples. And a pair of experiences that will change Emma and Paul's paths and lead them to each other.
When Love Takes Over You
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Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Please note this is a 5,000 word/20 page short story. Susan feels an incredibly strong attraction to Mike, London’s most successful property developer, she’s never felt this way before but she tries to deny her feelings because of his reputation as a womanizer. When he also admits he has a dark secret she knows it’s best to walk away but she can’t when his confession leaves her breathless.