… an anthology of short stories from the Pen Warriors
THE STONE HEART … by Bonnie Edwards
Lorena’s fallen into an impossible love, but in a perilous sexually charged midnight game of Hide and Seek, who wins? The dark of the night? Or the bright light of day?
THE BROKEN GATE … by Vanessa Grant
Jennifer Sandborn fled personal tragedy to serve as a humanitarian aid worker, promising her husband she would return in a few months. Two years later she returns in the middle of the night. Everything feels familiar, but nothing is the same. Although she couldn’t see the house where her husband waited, memory guided her steps, filling her blackness with …
STAYING COOL … by E. C. Sheedy
Ex-cop, Patrick Byrne, is cool with danger, but not cool about undercover agent, Gina Argento. She walked out on him once, and Patrick isn’t about to let her back into his life. He’s not up for a second helping of heartache. But someone wants her dead, and he’ll do anything to protect her—even if it kills him.
THE TROUBLE WITH APPLES … by Laura Tobias
One last reading . . . one last good deed at midnight . . . and Freya can claim her ultimate reward. That’s the plan, anyway. But good deeds don’t always turn out the way they should and endings are sometimes new beginnings . .
THE LAST FORTUNE … by Gail Whitiker
When a handsome stranger appears at her caravan door for a midnight fortune telling, Rita Sheardown has no idea her life is about to change forever. But neither does her client…because no one wins when the devil holds the cards.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Bonnie Edwards writes sexy romances for various publishers from short stories to full-length novels. Lately she's taken to teaching online classes in writing craft. You can learn more about her books (including excerpts) and her online writing classes at her website.
Vanessa Grant is fascinated by the mysteries of people, and believes in the power of love. She has written over 30 romance and women's fiction novels that have sold over 10 million copies worldwide. Many of her titles are available in MuseBooks editions. Vanessa lives with her husband and their two Australian shepherds on an island in the Pacific Northwest. www.vanessagrant.com
Laura Tobias Journalist Laura Tobias had a problem - journalists are expected to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.But making stuff up is way more fun. So Laura traded one notebook for another and today she writes romance and women’s fiction. She is also writes as the award-winning Laura Langston www.lauralangston.com
E. C. Sheedy writes romance, because she believes in the power of love, and romantic suspense, because sometimes a nasty and conniving villain pops into her head and she has to get him out. She lives and writes on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. With the ocean a few steps from her door and Zuke, a 110 pound Rhodesian Ridgeback, sleeping on the sofa in her office, she considers herself one very lucky writer. www.ecsheedy.com
Gail Whitiker suspected early in life that one of her Gemini personalities might be a writer, but the challenge was finding out what kind of stories she wanted to write. She is the award-winning author of seventeen historical novels and two contemporary paranormals.