Where do you find secret crushes, old flames, and regret galore? At any class reunion, of course. Reunion Flirts! features five sweet, funny, romantic short stories, set at a ten-year high school reunion. These stories stand alone, but when read as a collection, they link together. The stories include : ´´Second Chance´´ Chelsea Hallman´s ex-boyfriend, Tripp McCall, is now a rich business tycoon, and she wants him back. Not for his money, but for his humor, his kindness, and his mesmerizing gray eyes. But when he offers to help organize their ten-year class reunion, Chelsea suspects he´s just trying to show her what she lost. Could he ever give her a second chance? ´´Class Flirt´´ Martina Klein has worked hard to put the title of Class Flirt behind her, and she´s determined to show her classmates they were wrong about her. She brings her conservative co-worker Jackson along as the perfect date. When she arrives, old rumors start flying, and soon she only cares about one person´s opinion - Jackson´s. Could he ever be with her now that he knows the truth about her past?´´Crush´´ Cathy Blake has lusted over Peter Schmidt since freshman year, and she´s finally going to tell him how she feels at their ten-year high school reunion. But Cathy doesn´t know someone´s had a crush on her for years. And when Danny Patel shows up to confess his feelings to her, Cathy has to question what she really wants. ´´My Best Friend´s Girlfriend´´ Tate has secretly loved his best friend´s girlfriend, Alyssa, even before the two of them started dating. Now that they´re divorced, Tate´s wondering if it´s finally his chance to tell Alyssa the truth. Can Alyssa ever see him as more than a friend? ´´Homecoming Queen´´ Country music star Lucy Jordan has no desire to come back to her ten-year high school reunion. The jerks in her class voted her Homecoming Queen as a joke. Plus, Lucy´s life is more screwed up than a 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tamara A. McDaniel. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/006310/bk_acx0_006310_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
New York Times best-selling author Dorothea Benton Frank returns to her magical Lowcountry of South Carolina in this bewitching story of marriage, love, family, and friendship that is infused with her warm and engaging earthy humor and generous heart. One enchanted summer, two couples begin a friendship that will last more than 20 years and transform their lives. A chance meeting on the Isle of Palms, one of Charleston´s most stunning barrier islands, brings former sweethearts Adam Stanley and Eve Landers together again. Their respective spouses, Eliza and Carl, fight sparks of jealousy flaring from their imagined rekindling of old flames. As Adam and Eve get caught up on their lives, their partners strike up a deep friendship - and flirt with an unexpected attraction - of their own. Year after year Adam, Eliza, Eve, and Carl eagerly await their reunion at Wild Dunes, a condominium complex at the island´s tip end, where they grow closer with each passing day, building a friendship that will withstand financial catastrophe, family tragedy, and devastating heartbreak. The devotion and love they share will help them weather the vagaries of time and enrich their lives as circumstances change, their children grow up and leave home, and their twilight years approach. Bursting with the intoxicating richness of Dorothea Benton Frank´s beloved Lowcountry - the sultry sunshine, cool ocean breezes, icy cocktails, and starry velvet skies - Same Beach, Next Year is a dazzling celebration of the infrangible power of friendship, the enduring promise of summer, and the indelible bonds of love. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bernadette Dunne. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/006035/bk_harp_006035_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Going Home with a Cat and a Ghost is a fictional novel about life´s complexities for Judy Howard: liberated enough to drive forward in her RV, yet still imprisoned by her 40-year-old past when she was drugged, raped, and had an illegal abortion. Judy Howard, a typical sixteen-year-old growing up in the Midwest in 1965, is naive and shy, with a crush on the high school´s ´´James Dean, Bad Boy´´ named Brad. As Judy and Brad flirt with their desires for one another, life is easy, until Judy is drugged and date raped on a Saturday night in the roller rink parking lot. Her ´´Bad Boy´´ crush, Brad, rescues her after the crime and arranges for an illegal abortion. The results changed their lives forever. The drug preventing Judy from knowing her attacker causes her to live in fear. The guilt of the abortion drives her to accept a college offer in California. Judy flees to the west coast in an attempt to escape her shame, guilt and fear, but is unable to leave her nightmares and regrets in Illinois. She marries and makes a life for herself for forty years but is haunted by memories of Brad, nightmares of the rape and constant regrets, and questions of, ´´What if?´´ The opportunity to confront her lifelong question of, ´´What if..?´´ arises when her husband dies and Brad invites her to their 40th high school reunion. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anne Johnstonbrown. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/010745/bk_acx0_010745_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.