Caris' Joke: A Short Story [NOOK Book]

Overview

Is there a proper way to grieve the loss of a child? This is the question Lydia Riley, a 33-year-old mother, must confront when her only daughter becomes ill and dies unexpectedly.. A chance encounter with a young stranger helps her come to terms with her loss and finally find acceptance and peace.

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Caris' Joke: A Short Story

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Overview

Is there a proper way to grieve the loss of a child? This is the question Lydia Riley, a 33-year-old mother, must confront when her only daughter becomes ill and dies unexpectedly.. A chance encounter with a young stranger helps her come to terms with her loss and finally find acceptance and peace.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940032849667
  • Publisher: Carolyn Moncel
  • Publication date: 11/7/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 330,108
  • File size: 796 KB

Meet the Author

A virtual media and web consultant by day and author by night, Carolyn Davenport-Moncel moved to Paris from Chicago, her hometown, in 2001. In Paris, she started the first English-speaking Virtual Assistance firm. Known for her online articles on media relations, Moncel owns MotionTemps, LLC, a Digital Project and Web Content Management firm with offices in Chicago, Paris and Geneva; and its subsidiary, Mondavé Communications, a media relations training and publishing company. She has written, placed articles and been featured in such diverse publications as Entrepreneur.com, Expatica.com, Chicago Tribune, Forbes, Wired News, International Herald Tribune, Wall Street Journal, Working Mother, Bonjour Paris, and PrissyMag.com. She currently resides in Lausanne, Switzerland with her husband and two daughters Encounters in Paris is her first work of fiction. Her next collection of short stories, 5 Reasons to Leave a Lover will debut in fall 2011.

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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 22, 2014

    Masterpeace

    This story may have been short but it tuched my hart its funny how things in life work out this one was no diffrent this is Ella Linn report ing for short stores and co.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2014

    Read this review

    Short but sweet i recomond it i read it in little less then 5 mins

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2014

    Umm...

    I don't understand the meaning of this book but I am 10

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2013

    Sad and sweet

    I almost cried :'(

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2012

    Sad

    This story is sad, but comforting.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2012

    Ok

    I liked this book. It was short, but sweet and sad. Thanks for the free read. J..... :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2012

    Cute... but could have been longer!

    I wish so very badly that it would have been longer! But for being free it was good!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2012

    This book is funny!

    Realy funny

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2012

    Short sad sweet

    Short story of about 8 pages thats both sad and sweet

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2011

    Too cute

    A little sad but cute short read very good.

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    Posted September 21, 2012

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    Posted June 10, 2013

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    Posted February 10, 2012

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