Joey and Connor have been inseparable ever since Joey nursed Connor back to health after a terrible beating. Cheating at cards is their forte. When one of their scams is exposed, Connor steals the winnings and the two take off. Laying low in a ski cabin sounds good, but feelings Joey’s been hiding bubble to the surface. Can Connor handle these feelings? Will they survive long enough to find out?
Eileen Babineaux, a teenager in 1940s South Louisiana, must grow up quickly in this young adult historical novella. When a hurricane threatens her small Louisiana town, she must choose between helping her grandfather take his boat to safety and getting to safety herself.
In this short story, Langston Pierpont finds himself on another...odd...case. This time, a seductress needs him to bring her sister home, and Langston has no power to refuse her. What the sister is up to, though, proves to be as big a shock as who the sisters are.