Monday, September 12, 2011


This week our authors are writing original short stories to include the prompt "SECRET"! Click on the name of the author to go to his or her page to read the short story. We love comments so talk to us. Should we continue with our stories or start new ones? Express your opinion. We hope you'll come back every week. Thanks for stopping by.

Jean Joachim (Contemporary Romance)
"Sexy Night at the Museum"
Liza began to see eluding Angela's watchful eye at the museum as a game. She and Rick were formal with each other whenever they worked together.

Kharisma Rhayne (Paranormal Thriller)
After leaving the Tastee Cream, Maggie shot over to the police station where Dad had been working the last several weeks. He was am FBI Special Agent and work was always first. He had always been a hard man, but he's new dedication to work had to be because of Mom.

Lindsay Downs (Mystery)
He stood in front of the window, staring out into the deepening shadows as dusk changed the clouds from orange to red. In a moment deep purple would signal the beginning of night.

Kathleen Tighe Ball (Contemporary Cowboy Romance)
Breakfast had become a trial. Watching Stone and Mimi chattering and laughing bruised her already tender heart. Summer knew she needed to buck up and put it all behind her. She just didn’t know how.

  “Where’s my set up newb?” Princess snaps, pushing me aside and away from the bar so she can commandeer the machines fully.  I’m supposed to be helping her, but I’m not meeting her standards, so apparently she would rather work on her own. I don’t know why she expects so much from me. It’s only my second week.

Michael Charton(Contemporary Romance)
Charles sent the taxi away. The kid who ran over said with an evil smirk, “You are gonna regret sending that cab away

Elizabeth Black (Romantic Adventure/Suspense) 
"The Artifact"
Why do I have to choose one man or the other? Why can't I have them both? 

 Kay Springsteen (Contemporary)
It had been a long time since he’d done any sort of grocery shopping. Even between missions, he had tended spend his time with accommodating women friends and they had usually ordered in.

Femme Fatale Agent, Scarlet Reed watched as the balding overweight man scurried across the street.  In his haste, he stumbled, not once, but twice.  Sweat and fear emanated from him in waves. 

Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy (Contemporary fiction)
He sat upon an upturned milk crate left by the delivery truck and lit a cigarette, the familiar tobacco calming in the still dusk.  Inside the restaurant, everything remained hectic but outside he savored the quiet in these few moments.


  1. What a fabulous collection of authors and genres- adding to bookmarks for next week
    Dawne P

  2. Thank you, Dawne. We're honored to have you stopping by.