Taming the Boss
A SHORT STORY
Elizabeth Morris, successful entrepreneur, sexy-without-trying, and completely detached from her emotions. Peta Scott, an ever-optimistic assistant hoping to crack the hard shell of her boss. Peta Scott ... idiot. Thinking she had her boss figured out, when the company falls apart, so does their working relationship. Peta’s attempts to mend her heart and find another job fail, and it all points to the fault of one woman: Elizabeth Scott. What does Peta need to do to tame her ex-boss and take charge of her future?
A SHORT STORY
Cass Hartley, reporter, was ruing her day of horrid, abysmal luck. If anything could go wrong, it did, right up to the moment that Isabel O’Donnell drove through the pouring rain to rescue her and her ruined pumps. Instantly star-struck and unable to contain her pure adoration of the movie starlet, Cass bumbles her way into the woman’s mansion, her bath, and maybe, just maybe, her bed. Thank goodness her wife granted her a celebrity pass, or there was no way she’d take the risk of fulfilling her fantasies with the woman the entire world wanted.
A SHORT STORY
Chloe Bevan was an introvert that excelled in hiding behind the click of a camera and the viewpoint of a lens. One last-minute trip to the city of Melbourne on Australia’s south coast, found her redefining her dislike of strangers. Evie Fallon, fellow photographer, and coordinator of an Insta-meet group, could be the woman that had the power to bring Chloe out from behind her camera and take a chance on life…and a little bit of lust.
A SHORT STORY
Dr. Brodie King is mean, selfish, and finds herself in a traffic accident that changes her life. She is a short story about the woman that comes into her life, ignores her rough personality, and sees nothing but the best and accepts even the worst. Set on the side of desert cliff faces, in the emergency ward, and in her tiny apartment, the two women find companionship under the moonlight.
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The Woman Upstairs
Ricci Velez is a fiercely independent woman that worked her way up from the poverty line to become a respected engineer and property developer. Mistaken as the little wifey by Tara Reeves, the new tenant at her Manhattan apartment building, Ricci wants to evict her before she even signs the lease. A slighted ex-tenant, a vandalized apartment, and an interfering best friend means that she’s forced to offer Tara a room in her own apartment. Can she survive having the secretive hard-nosed executive judging her in her own home? Worse still, can she survive her match-making mother shamelessly besotted by the temporary housemate?
Darcy Wright is a closeted lesbian who has been infatuated with her best friend, Taylor, since junior high. Leaving her small northeast Minnesota town for Boston in a quest to become a doctor, she moves in with fellow med-student Olivia Boyd, a neurotic, anal, gigantic thorn in the side. The first year of juggling medical school is gruelling enough, but it’s nothing compared to living with Olivia.
Coming out of her sexually-frustrated closet to friends and family with an anti-climactic flop, Darcy uses her newly publicised sexuality to try and win Taylor’s affections through an ill-hatched scheme that crosses uncomfortable lines. The result is as unexpected to Darcy as Darcy’s affinity for cars and medicine is to Olivia.
The first year of medical school is a nerve-wracking encounter in medicine, learning lessons the hard way, and romance.
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Romancing the Girl
Aimee Turner is a country girl, living and working on her family's sheep station in rural Australia. Life is easy and full of hard, dusty work, but when her brother Joseph decides to become a contestant in a reality TV dating show, Romancing the Farmer, everything goes to hell. middleofshearing season. Justine Cason, the ringleader of the circus Aimee instantly detests is an irritating, arrogant presence that she is forced to chaperone around the 3000-hectare property.
The two women find more in common than trading insults the more time they spend together, sparking an unexpected connection neither was looking for. As Joseph navigates the dating scene, and Aimee's sister Sally navigates a crumbling marriage, Aimee's life turns on its head in more ways than one when her blooming connection with Justine is the catalyst to leaving the land she loves.
When the worst fire season in decades strikes their patch of the world, the Turner family must find a way to save themselves and the ones they dearly cherish. Can they put aside their differences to protect each other?
Moving into the final years of Harvard Medical School, Darcy Wright matures with every fatigue-riddled experience she endures, however, the rigorous schedule of clinical rotations clashes with her attempts to navigate her sanity and her happiness. Olivia, her temperamental girlfriend with too many rules is an asset amidst the chaos; someone she can rely on and someone she can support in return, but can their relationship withstand the intensifying pressure?
Tested by exhaustion and Olivia’s troubled past, Darcy does what she can to hold on to the woman she loves, but misunderstandings and frayed emotions expose and amplify rifts between them. Surely no relationship can withstand the ambitious tunnel-visioned life of a medical student?
New chances, new friends, and a new understanding of how precious life can be helps Darcy through the maze of med school. The question is, can she make it out the other side without irreparable psychological damage? And when everything seems to fall apart, will Olivia still be there at the end?