Story List Page 5

Tie Break by Bonnie – 350 pages
Anne Patakis and Shana Wilson are best friends and have a serious problem with timing. They love each other, but they can’t seem to turn their close calls into a more permanent relationship…or can they?
https://thestoreelounge.wordpress.com/authors/tie-break-by-bonnie/

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This Is War by BardWooHoo – 81 pages
Set in the Civil War, this period-piece Uber brings the harsh reality of war and loss and the poinancy of a romance that blossoms during it, home dramatically. Young Union Lieutenant Reil Bardlow and the beautiful southerner Mrs. Emma Collingsworth, worlds apart, find that connection that cannot be denied.
https://thestoreelounge.wordpress.com/authors/this-is-war-by-bardwoohoo/

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In The Shadow of An Eagle’s Wing by Jamie Boughen – 105 pages
Intrepid photo-journalist Danielle Connor, known as Rell, gets her next assignment from her agent and it seems like a dream come true….it seems more like a vacation. The assignment: documenting some kind of expedition through the south american jungle that Diana Aliakmon is heading. When Diana and Rell head out, Diana does not volunteer much information, but slowly Rell discovers that they are indeed on a quest, for an incredible secret, and that it is no coincidence that she is there. As the amazon yields its secrets, other secrets come to light, and the truth that is revealed might not be enough to keep Rell from fulfilling destiny.
https://thestoreelounge.wordpress.com/authors/in-the-shadow-of-an-eagles-wing-by-jamie-boughen/

Moonlight Dancer by Jamie Boughen – 82 pages
In this sequel to ‘In The Shadow of an Eagle’s Wing,’ Diana is way over due from one of her trips to recruit amazon descendants, and Rell decides to go in search of her soulmate. Rell quickly makes one colorful ally that will prove invaluable, as they unravel the trail Diana has left, and find very unexpected information and additional help, not to mention surprises. Will they get to Diana at all??
https://thestoreelounge.wordpress.com/authors/moonlight-dancer-by-jamie-boughen/

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The Night Pickup by Dee – 54 pages
It was 1:30 am when the dispatcher called. Nick had been dozing in her cap, just waiting for the shift to end. She needed to go home to bed but sleep was a long way off as she was send to pick up a woman at a rest stop on the interstate. She found the woman sitting on top of one of the picnic tables, feet on a seat, head down – crying. As it turned out she had no money in her pocket and nowhere to go so Nick offers her a bowl of chili and her couch to sleep on.
https://thestoreelounge.wordpress.com/authors/the-night-pickup-by-dee/

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Ms O’Connor Goes To Washington by S. Lee – 129 pages
Follow Jordan O’Connor on the campaign trail to the U.S. Senate and to love with her ex-partner and publicist, Cynthia. Can she survive scandal, a new relationship, and get elected as an open lesbian candidate from Texas?
https://thestoreelounge.wordpress.com/authors/ms-o-connor-goes-to-washington-by-s-lee/

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Raising Melosa Series by T. Novan – 100+ chapters
Raising Melosa is the series dealing with Xena and Gabrielle as they settle down with the Amazon Nation with Gabrielle as Queen and Xena her Consort. Melosa is their daughter.
http://www.ausxip.com/fanfiction/rm/index.html

Legends Legacy by T. Novan
Continuation of the The Raising Melosa Series.
http://www.ausxip.com/fanfiction/ll/index.html

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The Growing by Sword’n’Quill and Okasha – 652 pages
It’s 2012. Do you know where your androids are? In the near future, the world will grow complacent and a brilliant, if misguided, mind will seek to capitalize on that complacency by providing the common man and royalty alike with just the convenience he needs to aid him in his day to day labors. But what if suddenly those companions were to turn on their masters, sowing the seeds of destruction and death across the land? What if man’s helper became his killer, and no one knew why or how to stop it?

The Growing is the story of such a post-apocalyptic vision, and of the brave men and women who give everything they have to save the world from its eventual destruction. It is also the story of two lonely hearts, bitter enemies at first, who learn to trust and to love again in a world falling down all around them. Koda Rivers is a Lakota veterinarian and shaman whose roots run deep in her culture and in the soil of her native Black Hills. Kirsten King, Ph.D., is a brilliant cyberscientist and the sole surviving member of President Hillary Clinton’s Cabinet.

Each drawn by her own mission to destroy the androids, they meet in fire and blood at the North Dakota facility where the insurgent machines are manufactured. The Growing has all the bells and whistles of a classical epic: sweeping battles, a heroic love story, Amazon warriors, a blind bard, the gods of the land and a monster or two. The challenges present are met by our two heroes and their companions. These include Dakota’s remarkable father and her warrior brother, Tacoma; Maggie Allen, USAF Colonel and crack pilot; an extraordinary German Shepherd named Asimov; and the spirits of the land in their various forms.
http://www.ausxip.com/fanfiction/thegrowing/index.html

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Exposure by Xwpfanatic & TNovan – 4 Seasons
This story follows Harper and Kelsey and their lives in the world of television. Each week/episode shows a different point of view as they first meet and struggle to work together, then slowly join their lives and families
http://www.ausxip.com/exposure/index.html

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The Claiming of Ford by T. Novan – 320 Pages
This is the story of a powerful warrior and commander and second in line in a royal house…she is know as Lord Kurruthian or Garron Ford to her troops. Ford is a war hero.

Marra is a slave girl in an age where slaves have no rights, are not citizens. A turn of events – a battle and it’s aftermath bring these two extraordinary women together – destined to be one.
http://www.ausxip.com/fanfiction/cf/index.html

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A World Away by Red Hope – 91 pages
Gabrielle is mysteriously transported into the Conqueror’s realm. After finding out Xena is the Conqueror of the known-world, she heads off on a mission to change the Conqueror. Yet as soon as she believes she’s unchained the Conqueror, she discovers that she’s missing something, or somebody.
https://thestoreelounge.wordpress.com/authors/a-world-away-by-red-hope/

The Conqueror of The Conqueror by Red Hope – 285 pages
Gabrielle and Xena go to the Conqueror’s realm to visit both Queen Gabrielle and the Conqueror, they find almost everything improving. However after their departure, Queen Gabrielle is kidnapped and the Conqueror seeks out Gabrielle and Xena for their help to save Queen Gabrielle from slavery and fight the Conqueror’s enemies.
https://thestoreelounge.wordpress.com/authors/the-conqueror-of-the-conqueror-by-red-hope/

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Full Boat by T. Novan – 34 pages
Morgan Delaney is a gunslingin’ gambler. Gabrielle Stafford is a reporter with a eye for gunslingin’ gamblers. There’s great action and suspense in this fun story with a Western theme. A high stakes poker game, a riverboat of potential bad guys, and dead bodies.
http://www.ausxip.com/fanfiction/f/fullboat.html

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Southern Comfort & Returning Home by T. Novan – 40 pages

Southern Comfort
During the Civil War, a Yankee Colonel falls in love with a Southern Belle.

Returning Home
In this sequel to Southern Comfort, Charlie returns to Rebecca after the Civil War ends.
http://www.ausxip.com/fanfiction/s/southern_comfort.html

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Soul Searching by T.Novan & Advocate – 273 pages
Realizing yet again that running a country is nowhere as thrilling as over-running one, Xena the Conqueror slips away from her castle to travel unfettered through the empire she rules with an iron fist. Her spur-of-the-moment decision turns out to be a date with destiny — in the form of a gritty inn worker determined to do whatever it takes to support her child.
http://www.ausxip.com/fanfic12/soulsearching.html

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Madam Presidentby T. Novan and Advocate – 320 pages
It’s the year 2020, and the future is here at last. America has its first woman president, Devlyn Marlowe. President Marlowe, a compelling woman of heart, mind and spirit wants her term in office chronicled, and she wants it done by an author whose voice has always captured her, Lauren Strayer.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/a/advocate_tn_madampresident.html

First Lady by T. Novan and Advocate – 260 pages
In the sequel to Madam President we learn the trials and tribulations of trying to maintain a relationship, merge a family and still have time to be the leader of the free world.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/a/advocate_tn_firstlady.html

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The Road To Glory by T. Novan and Advocate – 183 pages
When Leigh Matthews finds herself lost due to an unexpected detour in her normal trucking route, she ends up in the middle of nowhere. As soon as she lays eyes on RJ Fitzgerald, however, a beautiful and intriguing handyman for a lonely country diner, she realizes that nowhere can be a very interesting place. ‘The Road to Glory’ is a story of two women, their bumpy road from lust to love, and the multitude of surprising turns along the way.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/a/advocate_tn_roadtoglory.html

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The Book of Chills, Volume IV by Norsebard – 120 pages
A fake paranormal investigator encounters two very, very real ghosts… A recording artist with plenty of ambition but hardly any talent wants to take a shortcut to the top of the charts… A young bard is challenged by the Viking Goddess of the Underworld to tell the best stories of her life – or else she’ll lose it… A sensitive teenage girl makes the wrong decision by spending Halloween in a graveyard with her gang… Twin sisters are separated by death but still share a connection… Wicked adventures of the ghostly kind, visitors from the Norse age and messages from the Great Beyond – these are some of the elements you’ll find in this anthology, the Book Of Chills, Volume IV.
https://thestoreelounge.wordpress.com/authors/book-of-chills-volume-4-by-norsebard/

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Cobb Island by Advocate – 177 pages
When ghostbuster Kayla meets linguist Kayla through their younger siblings, Doug and Marcy. They end up at an ancestral home Kayla’s family for the weekend, only to discover the dark secrets the old place holds. Slowly they discover the hidden past not only of the house, but of two ancestors, Bridget and Faylinn who lived in the 1600’s.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/a/advocate_cobbisland.html

Echoes From The Mist by Advocate – 161 pages
The sequel to Cobb Island finds Kayla and Liv ghost hunting in Scotland and finding out more about the mysterious Bridget and Faylinn’s history.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/a/advocate_echoesfromthemist.html

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Connections by Advocate – 197 pages
An attorney’s first venture into criminal law leads her on an investigation where she encounters an interesting psychologist who changes her life.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/a/advocate_connections.html

Crimson Snow by Advocate – 202 pages
In this sequel to Connections, a former patient threatens Amanda and the people she loves.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/a/advocate_crimsonsnow.html

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The Last Train Home by Advocate – 307 pages
Starting out in the slums of the Lower Eastside of Manhattan, The Last Train Home follows the adventures of Virginia Chisholm, a young factory worker, and Lindsay Killian a drifter who fills her days riding the rails, as they journey to reclaim Ginny’s family.Thrown together by fate and tragedy, Lindsay and Ginny build a solid friendship strong enough to endure the trials of an impoverished existence in 1890s America and a quest from which neither one will back down. It’s those same bonds that form the basis of a tender, and very unexpected, romance.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/a/advocate_lasttrainhome.html

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After the Curtain Falls by Beth Dragon and Kathleen Wolf – 200 Pages
Lighting Director and actress
http://xenafiction.net/scrolls/kathleen_wolf_atcf1.html

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High Intensity by Bel-Wah (Belle Reilly) – 203 pages
Veronique “Ricky” Bouchard, a French-Canadian mountaineer, signs on to help guide a trek to the top of the formidable Mt. Everest. She’s reached the summit twice before and comes to the expedition with more background and knowledge than the trip leaders and the odd assortment of experienced and greenhorn climbers. New York stockbroker Allison Peabody is a thrill-seeker who has spent considerable time and money on dangerous and extreme sports, unconsciously trying to get a reaction from her distant and uncaring parents. She ponies up the $70,000 to join the expedition, and that’s how she and the taciturn, mysterious Ricky Bouchard meet.
http://www.ausxip.com/fanfiction/h/high_intensity01.html

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Driven by Susanne Beck and T Novan – 273 Pages
The world of women’s basketball is the background for this riveting story.
http://www.ausxip.com/fanfiction/beck-novan/driven01.htm

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Empress, Warrior, Woman by T Novan – 20 Pages
A different twist of ‘When Fate’s Collide’. . .
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/t/tn_murphy_empress.html

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Endgame by Meghan O’Brien – 73 Pages
Delaney, a self-confessed cad and commitment-phobe, meets a woman she shouldn’t play. However, it’s also the one woman she can’t resist.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/m/meghanobrien_endgame.html

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True Colors by Karen Surtees and PruferBlue – 163 Pages
TJ Meridian is a woman with a pain-filled past. She has no family to speak of. Her mother died when she was little, and her abusive father is now also dead. Her brother was killed in the same robbery that left TJ paralyzed and in a wheelchair. During TJ’s recovery, her two friends Paula and Erin were the only “family” in her life — until she moved back to her childhood home and met the town veterinarian, Mare Gillespie.
http://www.ausxip.com/fanfiction/t/truecolours.html

Many Roads to Travel by Karen Surtees and PruferBlue – 176 Pages
In this sequel to True Colors, TJ must learn and truly believe that her inability to walk doesn’t make her a lesser person. Mare needs to trust that sometimes things can’t be fixed, and that all she can do is offer support and be understanding.
http://www.ausxip.com/fanfiction/m/manyroads1.html

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Laguna Nights by Carole Giorgio – 278 Pages
Alexis Dorian may have been born with a silver spoon in her beautiful mouth, but that doesn’t guarantee success in her love life. Just as she is about to give up on the hope of ever finding her elusive soulmate, Samantha Riley materializes one summer’s evening, right before her eyes, on her private beach in Laguna, California. The vivacious blonde catches the eye and then captures the heart of the solemn raven-haired executive. Drawn together by a force neither can explain, they follow their instincts, as their immortal souls reunite.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/carole_lagunanights.html

Sedona Rain by Carole Giorgio – 267 Pages
Alex and Samantha have affirmed their love for each other, each with an inner feeling that this may not be the first lifetime they have spent together, yet one of them is still battling the validity of reincarnation. Each has been given the gift of the other; neither understanding just how intricately they are connected. Sometimes it only takes a little rain to start you down the path to reawakening old beliefs.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/carole_sr1.html

California Gold by Carole Giorgio – 107 Pages (Unfinished in 11 Parts)
Alexis Dorian and Samantha Riley are getting ready for many firsts in their relationship. They will soon celebrate their first Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve together. Alex’s 31st birthday is now an event she is looking forward to and as she comes into her special inheritance she finally has someone with whom to share her love, happiness, and prosperity. A professional regression proves to be more mind opening than either of the women could have ever imagined, and a trip to Alex’s inherited property further expands the history of the Dorian fortune. While Alex and Samantha are exploring the pristine land, they find themselves reliving memories of a life lived long ago, as pioneers, during the California gold rush.
http://sedonarain.com/Books/gold1.htm

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Enchanted Beach by Ronica Black – 23 Pages
Jordan Schaefer is devastatingly beautiful and tragically lonely. But when her friends bring Lori along on their beach vacation, Jordan finds the lonely walls of heart beginning to crumble.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/r/ronicablack_enchantedbeach.html

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Gladiator by Carola “Ryûchan” Eriksson – 14 Pages
Blending elements from Conqueror fic with those from When Fates Collide, this long vignette defies categorization. Told from alternating viewpoints, that of a Gladiator and of the Empress she fights for, Gladiator is a story of survival and love and duty.
http://www.ausxip.com/fanfiction/eriksson/gladiator.html

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Under the Kenyan Sky by Portia Richardson – 85 pages
Two PBS personalities are thrown together to work on a project in Kenya. Kate, a no-nonsense animal activist and conservationist meets Serena, a warm and sensitive professional chef. Can these two women find common ground on the Park Reserve?
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/p/portia_underthekenyansky.html

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Golden Gate by Erin Jennifer – 250 Pages
Two women meet amidst the smoldering cinder of a burning inferno. They are familiar with the heat, they have both been burned before. One by loved ones the other by lovers. Now they must join forces to defeat a common enemy, the problem is: this enemy has no face.

Maggie McKinnon is a struggling young reporter looking for her break in the newspaper world.

Julia Cassinelli is a well established investigator. She is looking for her next big case and maybe something else, something that seems always to elude her.
http://www.ausxip.com/fanfic15/golden_gate.htm

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Provenance by Cruise – 288 Pages
(Prequel to Indiscretions) An attractive Secret Service Agent encounters a blonde haired, green-eyed up and coming actress while on assignment protecting a Congressional candidate, who also happens to be the actress’ father. There’s an instant attraction between the two women, but Rayne Donovan is reluctant to go out with the persistent actress, Lark Morgan. She’s fighting feelings from her past and is not sure she wants to go down that road again. Lark sees what she wants, Rayne, and refuses to accept Rayne’s rebuttals of a date. She sees a spark of hope in the woman’s piercing blue eyes and won’t give up so easily. Will Rayne put her fears aside and take a chance on love again?
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/cruise_provenance.html

Indiscretions by Cruise – 105 Pages
Secret Service Agent Rayne Donovan is forced to protect a popular celebrity, Lark Morgan who happens to be a former lover. She reluctantly accepts an assignment she knows she will regret later on, but can’t walk away from it. The attractive blonde actress is happy to have her former lover back in her life, but Rayne isn’t pleased at all. Sparks fly with these two women when they are forced to come to terms with their feelings of anger, denial, betrayal, and love for each other.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/cruise_indiscretions1.html

Ab Initio by Cruise – 200 Pages
In the sequel to ‘Indiscretions,’ the truth about Lark is revealed, and Rayne tries to meet up with her before she leaves for Greece, but misses the plane. Lark arrives in Greece alone, thinking that Rayne won’t forgive her, not knowing she is on her way there. The pair share a loving, tearful reunion and Rayne has a surprise for Lark in a very special and romantic place in Greece. Happily ever after?
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/cruise_abinitio1.html

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Poetry In Motion by J. ‘Harley’ Elmore – 306 pages
Is change the antithesis of control? According to Deven Masterson, control has become an illusion and change is a bitch. An expert at controlling herself, situations and those around her, Deven watches as the cherished discipline she has developed over a lifetime slips away through her fingers. Rhian McKenna, a woman in self-imposed exile, steps out one evening at the insistence of her best friend and crosses Deven’s path in a chance encounter that marks the first of many crossroads she will face. From the moment they face off, Rhian makes it obvious she doesn’t accept Deven’s ideas about control and proves adept at taking it away. Seemingly incompatible, both women stand at a precipice of change – between burdened past and the unknown future that could transform who they are.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/h/harley_poetryinmotion1.html

When You Dance With The Devil by J. ‘Harley’ Elmore – 246 pages
This story begins right where Poetry In Motion left off, taking us further into the lives of Deven and Rhian as they face the challenges and opportunities created by their newly formed relationship, as well as the various other interpersonal associations within their lives. Is their bond strong enough to overcome the pressures of trying to create a life together? And are they, as individuals and as a couple, willing to accept the changes they both will have to make?

As if the complications of a developing relationship weren’t enough, throw into the mix a rocky path of self-discovery that is further disrupted by the convergence of past and present – points of complex growth and change that can only challenge the very foundation of their friendship. When Deven’s personal demons become reality, can she find within herself the fortitude to face the most extreme fight of her life? And will Rhian be able to come to terms with the outcome? Dancing with the devil will only get you burned, and when the smoke finally settles, what will rise from the ashes?
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/h/harley_devil1.html

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Our Reunion by Jenah – 251 Pages
Samantha and Tina are old high school friends who reunite at their class reunion. Will Samantha be able to help Tina overcome her haunted past?
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/j/jenah_ourreunion1.html

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The Heart Knows by Stoley – 105 Pages
A welder helps a new engineer through the ‘boys’ club
http://stoley8.tripod.com/HK.htm

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Serendipity by Rocky – 170 Pages
Sometimes what appears to be bad luck gets twisted by fate into Serendipity – a happy accident. Two lonely people suffering from chronic bad luck meet in a fogged in airport.
http://www.vaultsofhelicon.com/rocky/serenmain.html

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Storm Surge by KatLyn – 230 Pages
Alex Montgomery: A ten-year veteran of the FBI. She lost everything of meaning in her life, in the blink of an eye. She has now returned to where it all began, to heal, to rebuild, and to find the man responsible for the hell in which she now lives. Will Alex ever find the peace she once knew? Will she ever find a love like she once had?

Conner Harris: An undercover cop with the Jacksonville Police Department. Her home is the streets, and her life is her job. She is a loner by choice who finds her fun in chasing drug dealers, and her relief in one-night stands. Life is just as Conner wants it until one fateful morning when she is it by a storm surge, and finds life never to be the same again.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/k/katlyn_stormsurge1.html

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King Of The Beach by Cate Swannell – 292 pages
Jo Madison is a yacht skipper in the Whitsunday Islands of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. She has a dark and violent past she is trying to leave far behind her, and the last thing on her mind is love. But when Cadie Jones, long-time partner of a US senator, sails in to her life, her priorities change.
There’s no rest for the formerly wicked, however, and Jo’s past comes back to haunt her, throwing her and Cadie into mortal danger. Jo is forced to rely on skills and weapons she had thought long-buried and purposely forgotten, while Cadie struggles to balance her previous viewpoint of herself against her attraction to the mysterious woman.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/kotb.html

No Ocean Deep by Cate Swannell – 278 pages
This story is the sequel to Heart’s Passage and continues to follow the story of Jo Madison and Cadie Jones. The pair are settling into their relationship and getting down to the hard work of resolving the loose ends of their respective lives. Jo must come to terms with the parents she ran away from as a teenager, an act which led to her life on the Sydney streets as a drug lord’s enforcer. Cadie must deal with the consequences of leaving her ex-partner, Senator Naomi Silverberg. They travel to Jo’s childhood home in western New South Wales where they become embroiled in a mystery involving a corrupt station manager and a flock of murdered sheep. At the same time Jo and her parents go through a cathartic reunion, helped by the love and support of her new girlfriend. Then, Jo is called to Sydney to testify against one of her old cronies and at the same time, Cadie must return to the United States before her visa expires. While Jo is occupied with the court case, and trying to find a legal way to join her lover in the US, Cadie becomes entrapped by Naomi’s paranoia and intimidation. After a desperate phone call from Cadie’s mother, Jo resolves to get to the US by whatever means and calls on some old acquaintances to get her into the country. Can she arrive at the senator’s Chicago house in time to rescue Cadie and ensure Naomi will no longer bother them?
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/nod1.html

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Two Roads, One Path by Stoley – 80 Pages
Lee falls for a pregnant girl and finds that the girl’s family is more than she bargained for.
http://stoley8.tripod.com/TROP.htm

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Lucifer Rising by SL Bowers – 300 pages
This Uber tale is set in the modern day world of drug dealers and law enforcement. Jude is a feared underworld crime boss, Liz is the undercover reporter that wants to get her story.
http://www.xenafan.com/fiction/content3/bowers_lucifer1.html

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Tumbleweed Fever by LJ Maas – 125 pages
In the Oklahoma Territory of the old west Devlin Brown is trying to redeem herself for her past as an outlaw, now working as a rider on a cattle ranch. Sarah Tolliver is a widow with two children and a successful ranch, but no way to protect it from the ruthless men who would rather see her fail. When the two come together sparks fly, as a former outlaw loses her heart to a beautiful yet headstrong young woman.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-MM

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Under A Colorado Sky by PatsBard – 80 pages
A western set in the late 1800s. The story of the bounty hunter Ty and Brianna.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-Od

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New Life by A. K. Naten – 44 pages
How many chances does a person get at a ‘new life’? ‘Period piece’ set in the 1850’s Oregon territory.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/a/aknaten_newlife1.html

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Northern Peace and Perils by WolfDragon – 190 pages
Set in the Canadian wilderness in the years just after the American Civil War. Alexandra Carmichael is a former Civil War soldier with a dangerous secret from her past. Michelle Laberge is a relay operator who finds the soldier as she is near death from wounds and exposure to the freezing elements. She takes the injured woman to her isolated cabin to let her heal. We learn Alex’s story through flashbacks to her time in the Confederacy.
http://www.ausxip.com/fanfic12/npap1.html

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Innocent Hearts by Radclyffe – 89 pages
In 1860’s Montana Territory, Kate Beecher, a young woman from Boston, faces the hardships and hard choices of life on the frontier. Jessie Forbes, a fiercely independent rancher, finds in Kate a passion she never dared dream. This is the story of their struggle to love in a land, and time, as cruel as it was beautiful.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/r/radclyffe_innocenthearts.html

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Second Son by A.K. Naten – 280 pages
A Medieval-era tale that follows the story of two people who are brought together under less than ideal circumstances, and must learn to adapt to each other, as well as their new lives. Deception, heartache, and twists of fate complicate feelings and alter futures, and relationships struggle between bouts of love and despair.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/a/aknaten_secondson1.html

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Paradise Found by Cruise with Stoley – 360 Pages
Is it possible to put the ghosts of the past behind you and find the strength to believe in love again? Jordan Milano didn’t believe it would happen to her anytime soon and had become quite complacent in her single life. The green-eyed blonde didn’t expect her life to be changed so dramatically by the tall, blue-eyed woman she met in the tropical island town of Key West for their annual women’s festival. The arrogant athletic beauty, Bly VanDewark caught a glimpse of Jordan and knew she had to meet the attractive blonde, but her pursuits were halted by her forward approach with the woman. She was accustomed to making conquests instead of relationships and Jordan’s brush off forces her to take a good look at herself and her motives. This was going to be no simple conquest for an evening and Bly knew this in her heart, and it scared her. Here, amidst the passion of a tropical paradise playground it is easy to fall in love and play a game of make believe. But, what about tomorrow and the realities of the present? Will they find the way through the darkness of their own insecurities to their Paradise Found?
https://thestoreelounge.wordpress.com/authors/paradise-found-by-cruise-stoley/

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Jess And Robin Series by KM

Undeniable by KM – 252 pages
This is a simple story centered around a law firm in which a new associate is assigned to work with a newly made junior partner, and the growing attraction that develops between them as they work closely together, overcome past hardships, and their journey as they discover their deep feelings for each other.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/k/km_undeniable1.html

Considerable Appeal by KM – 216 pages
Jess and Robin are back in this sequel to Undeniable. The story picks up about one week later and follows the junior partner and the associate as they seek to strengthen their bond amid the potential conflicts of family, friends, work and their own personal demons. The question is, can they maintain their relationship without risking everything?
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/k/km_ca1.html

Intuition by KM – 247 pages
The sequel to Considerable Appeal picks up about a month later and follows the junior partner and the young associate as they grow stronger together in their relationship, confront past and present painful events, seek professional acceptance and family support, encounter unexpected revelations, and make important decisions which may ultimately affect their future. The sixth sense is at play as they learn that things aren’t always what they seem.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/k/km_intuition1.html

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First Light by Emily Duncan – 178 Pages
Nia is the manager of Fire and Ice, a bar in the centre of Manchester, England, and is finding the shady undercurrents that come with her job a little too much to handle. Into her life walks Jake, a dark, imposing figure who seems to promise her the protection she needs, and perhaps a great deal more. But Nia is to find out that things aren’t always the way they appear.
http://www.academyofbards.org/amazontrails/fiction/firstlight.htm

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1971 by Tonya Muir and CN Winters – 110 pages
It was a time of hippies, the Vietnam war and self discovery. Carol Johnson is a cop whose duty it is to keep the peace, a peace that was being disturbed by flowing carrying hippies. Erin O’Fallon was a flower carrying hippie that wanted to change the world. When Carol arrest the young college student at a peace rally they form an unlikely friendship that blossoms into love. But can their
love survive the two different worlds that they live in?
https://thestoreelounge.wordpress.com/authors/1971-by-tonya-muir-and-cn-winters/

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Lex and Amanda Series by Carrie Carr

Destiny’s Bridge
Was it the storm damaged bridge or destiny that brought Lexington and Amanda together?
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/carriecarr_destinysbridge1.html

Faith’s Crossing
Lexington and Amanda’s faith in their future lead them across country, determined to fulfill their destiny of being together.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/carriecarr_faithscrossing1.html

Hope’s Path
Destiny brought them together, now Lex and Amanda follow a rocky path to their future, with hope in their hearts for a life full of happiness for themselves and their loved ones.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/carriecarr_hopespath.html

Love’s Journey
Lex and Amanda embark on a new journey as Lexington rediscovers the love her mother’s family had for her, and Amanda begins to build her relationship with her father. Both women face their journey united despite the pressures from those who would deny them their happiness.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/carriecarr_lovesjourney.html

Strength Of The Heart
After the death of someone close to her, Lex has to work through her feelings and guilt. Will she be strong enough to allow Amanda to help her, or will her own personal demons tear them apart?
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/carriecarr_strengthoftheheart.html

The Way Things Should Be
Set several months after their commitment ceremony, Lex and Amanda try to settle down into a normal life. As usual, things don’t go smoothly for either of them. Amanda struggles to come to terms with what she wants for the future, while Lex fights for everything that is important to her.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/carriecarr_theway1.html

To Hold Forever
While caring for her sister’s child while Jeannie recovers, Amanda begins to yearn for a child of her own, but Lex has her doubts.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/carriecarr_toholdforever1.html

A Whole New Meaning
http://www.academyofbards.org/valentine14/2008/carriecarr_awholenewmeaning.html

Trust Our Tomorrows
Set a few years after To Hold Forever, Lex, Amanda and their family are back. The last year has been hard on the family – drought, the loss of someone dear, and raising two children had kept both women on their toes. Lorrie is now ten, and she gets into as much trouble as Lex ever did. Melanie is in first grade and is much less likely to get into things, at least without her sister’s help. Amanda is busy trying to juggle work and taking care of the house, while Lex struggles to keep the stock they own alive.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/carriecarr_trustourtomorrows1.html

Beyond Always
Set a year after the events of Trust our Tomorrows, everything is going well for the Walters family. The ranch is prospering, the kids are growing – and Lex & Amanda have never been happier. But when tragedy strikes the family, will it bring them closer together or tear them apart?
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/carriecarr_beyondalways1.html

Is There Life Out There?
I’ve always been a huge fan of the movie, It’s a Wonderful Life. I think we’ve all wondered if those we love would be better off without us, and that’s the premise of this little ditty. Amanda gets tired of being everything to everyone, and feels a little sorry for herself. It takes a visit from an old friend to show her the truth.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/carriecarr_istherelifeoutthere.html

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Pendragon Cove by Barbara Davies – 69 pages
April in Cornwall. Violin maestro Claudia Holbrook is teaching her first master class at the Pendragon Cove Musicians’ Seminar, and it isn’t going well. Can Bethany Tredinnick turn discord into harmony and in the process bowl over the prickly woman she calls ‘Miss Snooty’?
pt. 1 http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/pc1.htm
pt. 2 http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/pc2.htm
pt. 3 http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/pc3.htm
pt. 4 http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/pc4.htm

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Piperton by Carrie Carr – 166 pages
Sam Hendrickson has been traveling around the Southwest for ten years, never staying in one place long enough to call it home. Doing odd jobs to pay for her food and gas, she thinks her life is fine, until fate intervenes. On her way to Dallas to find work for the upcoming winter, her car breaks down in the small town of Piperton. Sam’s never concerned herself over what other people think, but the small minds of a West Texas town may be more than she bargained for – especially when she meets Janie Clarke. Janie’s always done what’s expected of her. But when she becomes acquainted with Sam, she’s finally got a reason to rebel.
http://www.academyofbards.org/fanfic/c/carriecarr_piperton1.html

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Hellcat Series by Barbara Davies

The Hellcat Comes to Town (In Contention) – 22 pages
Deputy Zee Brodie’s task seemed simple enough: to escort her prisoner onto the Yuma train. Then she met Miss Christie Hayes, and things got a little more complicated.
http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/ic.htm

Return of the Hellcat (Prior Engagement) – 21 pages
In the sequel to In Contention, Deputy Zee Brodie comes back to Contention with more than retrieving her horses on her mind…
http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/pe.htm

A Mission for the Hellcat (Silver Lining) – 33 pages
A train robbery interrupts Zee and Christie’s attempt to get better acquainted. Sequel to A Prior Engagement.
http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/sl.htm

Hellcat’s Honeymoon (Stage to Phoenix) – 32 pages
When Zee and Christie take the stagecoach to Phoenix for an impromptu honeymoon, the journey turns out to be more exciting than they had anticipated. Sequel to Silver Lining.
http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/stp.htm

A Full House for the Hellcat (Home Sweet Home) – 72 pages
The fifth story in the Hellcat series. Zee and Christie move into their new home in Benson, but, as usual, things don’t go quite as planned.
pt. 1 http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/hsh1.htm
pt. 2 http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/hsh2.htm
pt. 3 http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/hsh3.htm

The Hellcat and the Chivaree (In-Laws) – 76 pages
The final story in the Hellcat series. Sequel to Home Sweet Home. Zee decides to help Christie mend fences with her brother Blue, but as usual, things turn out to be more complicated than she expected.
pt. 1 http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/ifao1.htm
pt. 2 http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/ifao2.htm
pt. 3 http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/ifao3.htm
pt. 4 http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/ifao4.htm

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A Pirate’s Treasure by Barbara Davies – 12 pages
In the Caribbean of the 1670s, notorious pirate Captain Meg Etherege sets out to plunder a brigantine bound for England.
http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/apt.htm

Planter’s Punch by Barbara Davies – 22 pages
Alice’s father hires another pirate to get his daughter back.
http://www.cheltenham1.demon.co.uk/stories/pp.htm

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The Sea Captain and the Lady by Vada Foster – 20 Pages
The daughter of a privateer finds herself drawn to the daughter of the Governor of Nassau. When Blackbeard captures and holds the governor’s daughter for ransom, the privateer’s daughter sails to the rescue.
http://www.academyofbards.org/contest/2003/bardcon/vadafoster_theseacaptain.html

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Primal Touch by Amber – 205 pages
Deep in the wilds of the Indian jungle, Something is stalking the men who come to hunt the endangered tigers. Silent, mysterious, and utterly lethal, it leaves no trace except the mauled bodies of the slain. Ashley Richards is a young wildlife photographer, drawn to the jungle by rumors of a rare white tiger. What she finds instead is something far more unique and unexpected… something that will change her life forever.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-zA

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Charade by J. Brownell – 184 pages
Whitney Eisner leads a double life. In one she is a playgirl who travels and in the other she works for a secret agency that allows people from the future to travel into the past. Her life becomes even more complicated when she is implicated in a series of assaults on women travelers. When one of the women dies and Whitney is the only suspect, she breaks all the rules when she reaches out to Atlanta Detective Lauren Shea for help.
https://thestoreelounge.wordpress.com/authors/charade-by-janneen-brownell/

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In All the Empty Places by J. Brownell – 126 pages
This is about two women who rediscover each other. Two years ago Victoria lost Alec because of a past Alec couldn’t or wouldn’t explain. Fate brings them back together when Victoria’s father marries movie star Jillian Young, whose life has been fraught with tragedy, and unbeknownst to many, dark secrets and their damaging consequences.

On Jillian’s behest, Vickie tries to interceed on Jillian’s behalf with the movie star’s daughter, only to rediscover an old flame and begin to unravel all the secrests, including the love she thought she’d lost, and once Victoria learns the truth, she has to decide if they can have a future together.
https://thestoreelounge.wordpress.com/authors/in-all-the-empty-places-by-janneen-brownell/

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The Heart of the Matter by Cephalgia – 133 pages
Crystal O’Brien and her son become the subjects of nurse Lauren Cook’s Master’s thesis. The boy’s serious heart defect is the subject, but it just might be Crystal’s heart that is affected in the end.
https://thestoreelounge.wordpress.com/authors/the-heart-of-the-matter-by-cephalgia/

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Burning Time by Sandakat – 83 pages
A doctor and a firefighter meet.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-LH
The Slow Burn by Sandakat – 23 pages
Sequel to Burning Time.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-LI

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Cape Of Fear by JAM – 69 Pages
Sam has dropped out of law school, and been thrown out of her parent’s home. She packs up her car and moves to a new town where she almost immediately suffers a nervous breakdown. Christine is a criminal psychologist who is talked into examining the troubled Sam by her brother Luke, one of the police officers that was called to take Sam to the hospital. The moment Chris walks into the hospital room and sets her eyes on Sam, nothing else matters. She will help the young woman through her crisis, no matter the cost.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-LP

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Take Time Out by RJ – 239 pages
Jess is a college level girl’s basketball coach. She doesn’t want to acknowledge that she could be gay. Her fear is, if it’s found out that she’s gay, she won’t be able to recruit new basketball players for her team. Enter Robin, she’s a professor of Economics at the same college with an interest in Jess. Can Jess let go of her fear and have a relationship with Robin?
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-LT

****

The Dangerous Truth by Curiositee – 140 Pages
A reporter investigating a murder, forms an unlikely alliance with a tall, dark and deadly homeless woman. One of the very best uber stories that you will want to read in one sitting!
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-M7

The Beautiful Lie by Curiositee – 58 Pages
In this sequel to The Dangerous Truth Alex Bryson contemplates the recent changes in her life – the new vigor that has her feeling more alive than she has in a long time and the beautiful reporter that has her feeling more loved than ever before. For both women, however, many questions about the past remain unanswered. Alex cannot ignore the curiosity she feels over a woman long believed dead, while Bridget cannot ignore the concern she feels over a possible threat from the ancient past.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-M5

****

The Edge of Nowhere by Annemaart – 553 Pages
A Conqueror story with a twist. Three years after the events of Armageddon, Xena has settled down in her role as ruler of the world. The Empire is peaceful and prospering, crime is at an all time low… In other words, the Conqueror is bored out of her mind. Which is why she quickly agrees to personally solve a “minor” problem reported to her by the regent of Macedonia. The minor problem turns out to be a handful however, and the face off sets in motion a cascade reaction of changes.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-Mb

Path of Thorns by Annemaart – 484 Pages
This story picks up a month after where Edge ended. Everything seems to be working out, between Xena and Gabrielle, between Xena and Iona… But things are never as easy as they seem. And when you’re dealing with a confusing relationship that is constantly being attacked, a hormone-ridden teenager with newly discovered godly powers, meddling gods and a new threat coming from overseas.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-Mc

****

Fire and Ice by Friction – 121 Pages
This is a story about two very different women – one trapped in an unfulfilling life, not sure what she’s searching for – the other trapped in a nightmare, with no escape in sight. The two are drawn together on a fateful night when Danielle Stafford discovers an intruder in her uncle’s home. In the weeks to come as the young woman remembers the masked thief’s puzzling kindness, Alex Lord considers this herself – not certain what possessed her to leave a witness and unable to shake her lingering interest in that witness.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-Ml

****

Reversal of Destiny by Nancy – 105 pages
Imagine Gabrielle of Potedeia is an infamous warlord who is injured in battle, and taken to the home of the local healer… Xena. A kind-hearted soul with an old leg injury that causes a limp.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-NZ
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Reunion by Nancy – 118 pages
Xena is immortal, living as a cop, and missing Gabrielle, who she thought was long dead. Gabrielle is a successful business owner who has been searching for her warrior for centuries. When they finally find one another they will have to defeat old foes, ad Gabrielle will have to explain what has kept her alive all of these years.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-O3

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The Window Washer by Nancy – 97 pages
Ria is in a relationship that she’s unsure about, and is contemplating her life choices, when a dark-hair window washer gets her attention while hanging outside of her office window.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-NX

****

Impulse Series by Mezzo

After All Is Said – 50 Pages
The Hull family consisted of Richard and Dominique Hull, their eldest son Ian, daughter Victoria (Tori for short), son Stephan, and youngest daughter Jessica. They lived a fairy tale life and they spent their days making the most of every minute they had together. Young Victoria was a beautiful girl. She had long black hair and vibrant blue eyes that always seemed to have wisdom beyond her years. She idolized her parents and would watch as the two lovingly carried on at times when they thought no one was watching them. They were the prince and princess of their castle. She made a silent wish that, someday, she would find a love like that.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-OS

It’s Just The Beginning – 85 Pages
The sequel to After All Is Said.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-OP

Full Steam Ahead – 75 Pages
The sequel to It’s Just The Beginning.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-ON

Moving On – 9 Pages
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-OJ

****

The Conqueror’s Stone by Djwp – 115 Pages
This Conqueror piece uses key story elements from the original Hercules episode to create a clever cross-alternate universe tale. In the original Hercules story, the Chronos stone is responsible for the creation of the Conqueror. In DJWP’s story, “real time” Xena wakes up in the bed of the Conqueror. With enemies lurking behind every corner, she must figure out who and where she is, as well as figure out a way to get home. She seeks out the Amazons (guess who is the Queen?) to help her find another Chronos stone to restore the real timeline. The story is filled with familiar supporting characters from the series. There’s lots of action as suspense in the well-crafted plot. The story would have worked well as an actual Xena episode. It stays true to the series’ style of storytelling. It’s a Conqueror story without the presence of Xena the Evil Conqueror!
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-Pm

****

Cold by Midgit – 208 Pages
Lady Joanna is quite satisfied with her uninspiring lifestyle. But her life is turned on its head by a photograph in a gallery and she begins a quest to find the homeless woman in the photograph. When she does, can she help Rocky recover her soul and the joy of life.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-Ny

Remember Me by Midgit (Short Story) – 12 Pages
An interlude in Cold finds the pair at a cottage on the estate that is haunted by the ghost of a victim from the dark doings of the original master.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-Nx

Winter’s Thaw by Midgit (Sort Story) – 8 Pages
Another interlude in Cold finds the pair sharing a ‘warm’ moment on a cold winter’s evening.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-NA

****

Little Piece Of Paradise by Midgit – 145 pages
Real estate agent Eden Gallagher succeeds on first try when Tori Conrad asks her to find a cottage that the tall, dark woman can rent near the historic city of Bath, England. Building a relationship with the troubled heiress won’t be nearly as easy. The two women have to surmount everything from the misunderstandings to which all lovers are prone to malicious parents and an assault with deadly consequences. This contemporary uber tale offers the angst characteristic of most stories by Midgit – as well as an insider’s look at the intriguing city of Bath.
http://wp.me/P3Qr5Y-NK

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