Alejandro “Alex” Cortez vowed never to return to the family farm, but when his sister makes it the destination for her wedding, he has no choice. The farm’s new owner, sexy agricultural professor Dr. Susan Gundersen, is his only hope for a diversion from the haunting memories.
Will a one night stand give them the courage to face what they fear most or drive them apart forever?
Murder was certainly not what anyone expected to happen after the closing of the most successful Ridgeway Arts and Cultural Centre art show ever.
Ex big-city art gallery manager, Marion Shea, a recent arrival in Ridgeway, put a great deal of effort and time into making the show a success. But neither she nor the committee, made up largely of elderly members ofthe old Ridgeway families, get time to
The 1st in a collection of 14 short stories by Abbie Joules about her brother, Bendigo, as they grew up on an east Texas Farm. Ben's life ended tragically in Abbie's company at the age of eighteen, and she is determined that his memory not vanish forever. She as sculpted an image of a bygone era in which her brother stars in riveting tales, filled with humor, adventure and love.
“Hot Coffee on the Mississippi” takes place during the great depression of the 1930’s near a town named Hot Coffee. The father, Jim York, loses his job and is forced to make their small farm support his family, and they all work together to survive. The York family has hard times and good times during those depression years.
Who knows what treasures lurk when the family finally comes to grips with selling the family farm. The patriarch and matriarch are long deceased, but it takes the grown children some time to put closure on their grief and move forward with the inevitable. But to their surprise, they find an old relic that rekindles the memories of their deceased siblings.
The Last Will and Testament of Lemuel Higgins is the story of two men, each of whom stands at the edge of the abyss. They are drawn together to find resolution or perish in the attempt. One seeks forgiveness before his time runs out; the other seeks deliverance from the inexorable tide of change. What they achieve together is greater than either could have imagined.
Scrap, the beloved family dog, dies in her favorite sleeping spot. The grieving family wraps her in her favorite blanket, digs a big hole in the ground, and puts her to rest. During a memorial service, young Sidney offers mature insight about death. Scrap reincarnates as a new puppy.
Claude Kinkade moves to the family farm and with his cousin Nathean Summers, helps form a Little League team for the local farm boys. Nathe is a film star from the 50s-60s and becomes the father figure Claude desperately seeks. Claude's mother Daisy, however, is launching her singing career in Las Vegas and expects Claude to join her. Whose wisdom will decide his future, Daisy's or Summers' Run?