By Tracey Phillips
By Linda Johnson
By Susan Mallery,Ivonne Senn
By Christian Kurz
By Andy Anderson
At the top of Dry Fork stands a beacon of sunshine, a sparkly new mercantile shop known as meals international. Theodore unearths greater than he ever dreamed attainable at foodstuff global. even if, each Rainbow is Birthed from a hurricane, and at the back of each Silver Lining lurks a mystery. Dry Fork isn't any various. And, even if future is within sight, so is the Evil person who lives in basic terms to scouse borrow, Kill, and wreck. sixty four years later, a petty thief detours into Dry Fork. Little does he observe his lifestyles will switch ceaselessly, due to a old fashioned little shop referred to as foodstuff international. a spot of desire, a spot of pleasure, a spot the place future nonetheless permeates it really is light Walls.
Still, because the younger guy silently breaks into the outdated shop at nighttime, he doesn't but comprehend it, yet his personal future, or dying, is dependent upon the mysterious guy who first arrived during this small group in 1937. males, who've by no means met, who lived in diverse eras, will want the power of the opposite, to beat the evil that has secretly engulfed an unsuspecting neighborhood. With demise comes lifestyles, and with Sorrow comes Joy.
Two males, one that vanished mysteriously many years previous, and person who has lately taken a Detour to Dry Fork, needs to discover the secrets and techniques that disguise in the partitions of nutrients global, or die making an attempt. Wintertime is coming, and with it the Promise of a brand new the next day to come, or the Quiet Solitude of a relaxed demise. existence is looking while loss of life Waits within the Shadows.However, we must always by no means worry, for romance by no means Dies. Welcom to Dry Fork. Welcome to foodstuff international. Welcome to...The wintry weather of Our future. "The End...is merely the start"
(Prologue: He stood there alone...all alone...so by myself. He held the reins of his pack mule regular as he waited in the midst of the dust soaked highway, taking a look first to his left, after which to his correct. Waiting...waiting for what? awaiting who? looking forward to his Miracle? expecting his future? No, watching for anyone who may by no means come. the place might he move from right here? the place do you move whilst your existence is long past? Who do you switch to for desire whilst all wish has died? He had come to Dry Fork, TN with such a lot of plans, such a lot of goals. Now merely darkness awaited him, merely nightmares could greet his bothered brain while he lay his head down at evening. As he heard the loud clap of thunder rattle the wood "Welcome to Dry Fork" signal subsequent to him, he felt the wind blow throughout his face with such strength that it instantly wiped the tears from his eyes as though an invisible, gentle lover had lightly caressed them away the very second they shaped. The rain got here down at that second with such strength, that inside seconds, he and his mule have been soaked to the bone. He did not care. He did not care approximately something anymore; aside from the only factor he had lost...his future. HIS future! The future he had chanced on and misplaced in Dry Fork, TN. At that second in time, he made a promise to himself, a vow that might swap the very process heritage. He could locate his Destiny....in this existence or the following. He could locate his Destiny!)
By Jaime Samms
After wasting a rigged cooking convey pageant — and a possible lover — to a different baker, Frederic Jackson packs up his substantial luggage and strikes to Bluewater Bay. He makes use of the network’s hush funds to shop for a brand new bakery the place he hopes the small town’s revitalized economic system will enable him begin anew.
Blaire Caruthers by no means desired to paintings for his father at Caruthers Industries. He must have recognized that solving the company’s exhibit effects used to be a mistake, and that picking out one other guy over style, beneficiant Frederic was once a bigger one. however the harm is completed. to flee the fallout, he’s long gone to Bluewater Bay to supervise the company’s curiosity in Wolf’s touchdown merchandise.
Stuck in a small, nowhere city doing a task he hates, Blaire desires not anything greater than to turn out to Frederic he’s replaced. notwithstanding, Frederic struggles to belief the fellow who betrayed him as soon as already. As Blaire loses flooring along with his father, and Frederic begins falling again into self-destructive behavior, they either need to locate the stability and keep watch over that’s been lacking from their lives.
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The Bluewater Bay tales will be learn in any order — bounce in anywhere you would like!
Word count number: 91,300; web page count number: 345
By Jonathan Gray
By Christopher Stone
Stardom on a community state of affairs comedy have been supply Jackson's lifelong dream. formidable, younger, attractive, and keen to do nearly whatever, provide makes his dream come precise at age twenty-three.
When we meet him, in 2004, furnish Jackson is a celebrity of NBC-TV's "Our House".
The truth of tv stardom is heady and intoxicating. As a songwriter as soon as positioned it, "The sound of applause is scrumptious, it is a thrill to have the realm at your feet." And Grant's newfound famous person lives as much as his expectancies: the money, the popularity, striving for artistic excellence and score numbers each week.
But stardom's turn part harbors and displays darkness. The knives are consistently out. one in all Grant's co-stars harbors a cocaine dependancy. one other co-star mask a career-busting sexual secret---as does provide Jackson himself.
By Erik Fuentes
His nights are choked with hookups, scorching ladies, and enjoyable outings with associates. yet for assistant editor Zac, fast gratification simply isn’t slicing it anymore. He’s mesmerized through the belief of love—real, all-encompassing passion.
But earlier than Zac will get to event real love, he has lots to learn—exploring its nature via stories with ladies, hindrances at paintings, and some of the views of a various staff of friends.
As Zac maintains to go looking for the kind of romance that has continuously eluded him, he faces funny (and heartbreaking) moments alongside the best way. And whilst love’s that means starts to teach itself in unforeseen locations, he reveals himself near to a choice which may swap every little thing, as soon as and for all.
Told from the original point of view of a guy looking for real love, The Rose Petal Floor is a lighthearted and touching learn for enthusiasts of romantic comedies everywhere—and a reminder of the beautiful charm of vintage romance in a global stuffed to the brim with on the spot pleasures.
By Rachel Hauck