Whatever happened to good, old-fashioned romance? Remember reading about a man’s clothed physique, or how a fellow admired a woman in a pretty red dress? How about stories where couples fall in love with just one glance or that first gentle touch? Then open this anthology and enjoy 18 beautiful stories of love lost, love found, intrigue, heartache healed, the miracles of life, passionate admissions, and tearjerkers that make one sigh with longing. From best friends who find romance to time travel to a bit of Christmas magic, step into the realm of hearts on fire and love everlasting.
Authors: Gwen Hayes, M.E. Ellis, Maryann Miller, Adelle Laudan, K. Starling, Trinity Blacio, Debbie Gould, Ava James, Faith Bicknell-Brown, Savannah Chase, Lisa Alexander Griffin, Kensana Darnell, Brieanna Robertson, Nicolette Zamora, Kathleen MacIver, Missy Lyons, and Jambrea Jo Jones
Tuesday's Affair: By Trinity Blacio
Tuesday glanced in her rearview mirror into the backseat. Her son, Jared, played
with his toy car in his safety seat. Doubts lingered in her mind about staying the
weekend with her ex-husband’s sister, Pam. The thought of being in the same room with
Ike sent shivers up her spine. One year, four months, and six days ago he’d left her
pregnant with his child. He’d denied the baby and had abandoned her. Not even the
paternity tests and pictures of their son seemed to help change Ike’s mind.
“I can’t have kids! I told you that from the beginning! The doctors aren’t wrong!” Ike
pulled at his hair, his fists clenched. “How could you?” he asked as he leveled a look of
disgust at her.
Those were the last words he’d said to her. He’d walked out of her life and shattered
her dreams. When the news of his reenlistment and the divorce papers arrived, her
world crumbled around her. Broken and battered, her heart went on, warmed by the
new life she carried. Jared was the only piece of Ike she had left.
She pulled the car into Pam’s driveway. She wiped at her misty eyes