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Santiago’s Secret by Carol Storm – Chapter Eleven

Chapter Eleven “Oh, he played us all right,” Lucy DeMarco was saying. The sexy, blonde first lady wasn’t exactly dressed for a hospital visit. In her skimpy, white, short, shorts, strappy, open-toed sandals and hot pink halter top she looked like a naughty co-ed who had just tumbled out of bed. The first lady did […]

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Santiago’s Secret by Carol Storm – Chapter Ten

Chapter Ten The two of them walked in the gardens for a long time, and then they sat and talked on a stone bench in the shade. Max was worried about his son, Adam. “I want him to live in Mexico, for the summer at least. I want him to learn our ways. But after […]

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Taking Control by Piper Stone

Chapter One The hush in the courtroom was laced with concerned faces. Everyone sat on the edge of their seats, listening intently. They knew something explosive was coming. They were hungry to experience it. Meadow Wilkens inhaled, steadying her nerves. She’d listened to the bullshit for as long as she could tolerate. She wasn’t a […]

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Santiago’s Secret by Carol Storm – Chapter Nine

Chapter Nine “I appreciate the warning, beautiful. But I’m not into anything shady. Just look around you!” Nick Napoli waved his hand, his open, boyish face full of innocence. It was a busy morning at the San Cristobal Teen Cafe. All around the newly remodeled, brightly-lit café, slum teens without homes or parents were learning […]

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Caviar and Cuffs by Piper Stone

Chapter One “Ms. Miller? I need to see you in my office. Now.” He tapped his finger against his watch. The sound of Devon Thompson’s deep and very sensual voice alone was enough to drive Shila into a moment of electrified heat. He was also more than capable of making her weak in her knees […]

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Santiago’s Secret by Carol Storm – Chapter Eight

Chapter Eight Was he really in control? Max put down the police report he’d been reading all through the flight, and glanced at the young woman sleeping beside him. To all appearances, Mary McCloud was cooperating fully. Last night she’d taken the news about Nick quietly, and gone to bed without complaint. This morning she’d […]

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Santiago’s Secret by Carol Storm – Chapter Seven

“That is because you are curious, and you ask questions,” Mary told him. “But it’s also important to know when to respect people’s privacy. Before you ran upstairs your uncle and I were having a grown-up conversation, and we both felt very embarrassed when you rushed in to help me. Would you mind going back […]

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Santiago’s Secret by Carol Storm – Chapter Six

Chapter Six An hour later, Mary was still singing at the top of her lungs. The radio was broken, and she needed some music to keep her spirits soaring as she coasted down Route 1400. The sun was scorching hot overhead, but the wind in her unruly golden-brown hair felt marvelous as she took off […]

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Celeste’s Diary by Melinda Barron

Chapter One Four leather-bound classics and what appeared to be a diary. That’s all I had to show for four hours of work. One classic per hour. I stared at what I had brought out of the box. The books were first editions, so I had that to show my boss. I hadn’t wasted my […]

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Santiago’s Secret by Carol Storm – Chapter Five

Chapter Five Prying up the loose floorboard under her bed took half an hour of hard work with a nail file. But Mary knew it had to be done. When Conchita discovered the keys were missing, later in the afternoon, she would question Max’s drivers and the farm workers who were out in the nearby […]

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