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Undead Encounters

This short story follows John and his newly zombie-fied wife, as they take a trip to the CDC in search of a cure. However, things don't go as planned. Included is a bonus flash fiction piece that you can really sink your teeth into.John Smith came to Kylemore Abbey, the home of the Benedictine sisters, to watch things grow. He tended the gardens, the flower boxes, the rusty hinges and pathways. He did not share the faith of the Benedictine sisters. He had not come to this remote estate seeking absolution or comfort. And yet, what he sought was just as precious.
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Promised Land

Written by Brenda Hampton and Nikki Michelle. One question. What would you do, if you woke up one day and life as you've known it changed forever? For Aubrey Evans and Melody Daniels, along with their families, that day has now arrived. Their lives will never be the same, and after believing that silence is golden as it pertains to the biggest sins of America, they will be forced to confront White Supremacy head on and fight for what they once relished as FREEDOM.Succumbing to hatred and bigotry is not an option for Malcolm Garvey. He's an activist who has intensely studied the Promised Land; a land that was created by The Masters who are determined to take their country back. By any means necessary they plan to do it, but will the strength of black men and women, along with their efforts to unite, be enough to put an end to the gut-wrenching madness they all endure in the name of hate? No one could've predicated it would come to this, not even in their wildest dreams....
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Midlife Crisis

Sylvia Blackwell has it all, or so she thinks. She and her handsome husband, Garrett, are the epitome of success: an immaculate house of their dreams, a beautiful and talented 17-year-old daughter, flourishing careers, and nearly twenty years of perfectly wedded bliss. Just as they are making plans for their vow renewal celebration, a call in the middle of the night interrupts their picture-perfect lives. Now Sylvia has to deal with the reality of Garrett's dead mistress, a love child she never knew about, and the fact that the man she's been married to for the past twenty years may not be the man she knows at all.Unlike her sister Sylvia, when it comes to love, Janelle Hudson can take it or leave it. Her on again, off again, noncommittal, stress-free friendship with Jarvis Baldwin is fine with her. But her life becomes complicated when she is faced with choosing between a sure thing with a good man or what feels right with the wrong one.Bestselling author LaJill Hunt is...
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The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

Just as Masters and Johnson were pioneers in the study of human sexuality, so Dr. John Gottman has revolutionized the study of marriage. As a professor of psychology at the University of Washington and the founder and director of the Seattle Marital and Family Institute, he has studied the habits of married couples in unprecedented detail over the course of many years. His findings, and his heavily attended workshops, have already turned around thousands of faltering marriages.        This book is the culmination of his life's work: the seven principles that guide couples on the path toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. Straightforward in their approach, yet profound in their effect, these principles teach partners new and startling strategies for making their marriage work. Gottman helps couples focus on each other, on paying attention to the small day-to-day moments that, strung...
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Sin City Vows (Sin City Secrets Book 1)

Childhood Crush. Shrewd Businessman. Billionaire Playboy. Totally Off-Limits.Lauren Hart is escaping trouble, not starting more. But her new boss’s son, Christian Breedlove, is too tempting to resist. Christian wants no strings attached, so Lauren tries to ignore the simmering passion between them. But when the fiancé Lauren fled appears in Sin City, the runaway bride claims she’s married to Christian! Now their relationship is a tangled web…and only 'I do' can fix it!
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