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The Good goodbye

Ava dreads the end of summer like no one else.

Not only does it mean her vacation is over and she must leave the warmth of the beaches of Santa Monica to fly back to her job in Boston.

But leaving means saying goodbye to her hometown, her father, and Luke — the blond-haired surfer with eyes the color of the ocean at dawn.

Can she bare to say another goodbye?

A Date with Danger

A Date with Danger - flash fiction story by Hope Welborn

Paris. A romantic dinner party. Candles, food, music. And a handsome dance partner. It’s every girl’s dream date, except…

Alexa is a spy. And Garrett is her partner, not her boyfriend.

Their mission is first priority. But what’s a girl to do when she’s falling in love with her partner? Does she dare to take a chance…on love?

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Sneak Attack

Sneak Attack - short, short story by Hope Welborn

Haley Burke is the new history teacher at the local high school. After a disastrous first day where she spilled coffee all over gym teacher Tate McCallum, he’s made it his personal vendetta to get her back by sneaking up on her.

So far, he’s 0 for 10.

But Tate has secrets up his sleeve, and Haley might just be in for the surprise of her life…

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Windows - a short story by Hope Welborn

Lyla Fremont’s exciting life as a fashion buyer has been shut down, just like everything else during the global pandemic of 2020.

When one of her quirky neighbors mysteriously disappears, Lyla begins to suspect foul play. With the help of her handsome, detective neighbor, they search for answers.

But getting too close to the truth puts Lyla in danger. Can they stop a killer before she becomes the next victim?