Tressa "Calamity" Jayne Turner is well-known around her
hometown of Grandville, Iowa, because wherever she goes, a
calamity seems to follow. When her granny gets engaged to
Tressa's sometimes-boyfriend Rick's grandpa, the whole clan
heads west for the Arizona wedding. Out in the desert near
the Read more...
A generation ago, Mothers Coming Together may have been
called Girl's Night Out, but the local Orange Cove,
Florida, chapter of the organization allows mommies an
excuse to have some grown up conversation and talk honestly
with other women. Bonded by their common experiences,
Chloe, Anna, Juliet and Grace Read more...
In the tradition of THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, recent college
graduate Megan Smith heads to New York City to work for a
literary magazine and ends up somewhere less ideal. Despite
her editor's warning, Megan tries to add more serious
journalism articles to the gossip magazine where she's Read more...
Audrey LaRue achieved pop stardom rather quickly with the
help of her attentive but career-minded manager/boyfriend,
Lucas Bonner. She's annoyed that he commits her to perform
a private concert at a wealthy middle-aged man's birthday
party on a tropical island. Jack Price, part-owner of Read more...
Augusta Curtis (just Gus to her friends) is spending the
last few months leading up to her 30th birthday getting her
triple-crown of priorities in order -- having a career,
great friends and a serious boyfriend. Her job at a small
museum library is secure, she's still close to Read more...
Four flirty stories focus on the attraction between
characters who are already coworkers, acquaintances or
former lovers. Unique situations help each couple find
happiness as intimacies are shared and truths revealed!
In THE WINNING TRUTH by Erin McCarthy, four
people compete to win an SUV by Read more...
In one single terrible day, predictable and organized
Cassie Moore is let go from her job producing content for a
website and comes home to find her fiancé in bed with his
lover in their shared apartment. Cassie is a woman with a
plan, or "The Plan" as her best Read more...
Trouble seems to find Katie Chandler, especially since she
started working for a magic company in New York City. At
the Halloween party, Katie helped her boss, Merlin, foil
the plans of an evil magician. She was thrilled to realize
that her cute coworker, Owen, a powerful wizard in the Read more...
Struggling playwright Liza Weiler thought that after 10
years of trying, she'd find her place in New York City. She
loses her temp job at a convent after she tells off Sister
Lorraine. Her perpetual graduate student roommate Jeremy
needs her share of the rent, and while she knows Read more...
After an adventuresome summer involving a dead body in her
trunk at the Iowa State Fair, Tressa Jayne Turner is
heading back to school in nearby Des Moines. She has a
love/hate relationship with her carpooling buddies -- she
loves her cousin Frankie, but hates his girlfriend Dixie.
Since she Read more...
Kate Hetherington is approaching 30 and so desperate to
find someone special that she's already tried every
approach to meeting men in London, including speed dating.
Her married friends tell Kate she's a hopeless romantic and
warn her that she'll never find someone who meets her
standards Read more...
From her prison cell, where she's awaiting deportation to a
home country she's never seen, Addison writes out her
version of the events that have led to her incarceration.
To start at the beginning, her parents met, married and
began their family while living at a refugee camp Read more...
Fresh out of college, Lindsay is back home in London,
trying to avoid applying for jobs and happily taking care
of her father while living large with his hefty bank
accounts. She's selfish, self-centered and just a little
bit mean. She loves her father dearly, and she thinks Read more...
Advertising creatives creating creative copy. That pretty
much summarizes the work of the copywriters and graphic
designers at a Chicago company with offices on the 59, 60
and 61st floors of a building overlooking Lake Michigan. As
the company fails to attract new business, employees are
slowly laid off to Read more...
The perfectly romantic marriage of Jennifer Canby and Tom
Brookhaven started out okay. They got engaged at a
restaurant - the ring was concealed in the champagne glass --
and then they drove home to tell Jen's parents, who chose
that moment to announce they're getting divorced.
The wedding would Read more...
What if you make being single your life's work? And what if
you are wildly successful at it? Then in between
broadcasting your weekly satellite radio talk show, writing
your latest advice book and launching "Spinster Sisters"
licensed merchandise in major retail outlets, you find
yourself thinking about one Read more...
On the day her divorce is finalized, Becca Egan hits the
bars to meet her girlfriends. She wants to forget about the
time she wasted in her failed marriage as quickly as
possible. Unfortunately, Becca is completely clueless about
the bar scene and sits on her barstool hoping the right Read more...
Jill Campbell returned to Boston after leaving her job, her
apartment and her husband in New York City. She's hoping to
make a fresh start, since all of the dirty laundry
surrounding her husband's affair with a younger woman at
their agency was aired in the advertising industry Read more...
Lucy Blue lost herself in her relationship with an
overbearing boyfriend. Although Teddy was just a summer
romance, she postpones breaking up with him until the
Christmas holidays and he doesn't take the news well. Lucy
tries to escape for awhile, but the New Year's party she
crashes Read more...
Since moving in with her parents in Arizona last year and
taking a job teaching high school English, Natalie has gone
to great lengths to make her life more interesting. When
she and her friend Jill hit the happy hour singles scene
after work, it's like they become different Read more...
I am an avid reader and a librarian at
the Topeka and Shawnee County Public
Library. I lead a monthly book
discussion group at the library
called "Literature with Lunch." I
encourage Topeka writers with National
Novel Writing Month each November
(www.nanowrimo.org). I enjoy knitting
and crochet, and relaxing with a good
audiobook. My newest adventure is being
a mom (www.kivrinanne.com).