Whether it's first love, or love revisited, there's a story in this collection of short works to warm your heart.
Carter Worthington the fourth is the kind of man whose schedule is laid out in fifteen minute increments, while Tiffany wouldn’t know what to do with a day planner if she owned one.
When a hurricane blows Tiffany Breeze into Carter's sheltered universe, he must decide if he's willing to leave the emotional safety of his orderly existence to experience the highs, knowing he'll also have to face the lows.
Romancing the Geek
Stephanie's lifelong dream is to design toys—sweet, cuddly toys. Instead, she's hired as a glorified typist, forced to share an office with Brad, a geek, who's happy programming computer games full of explosions.
Ignoring each other is their solution to co-existence. But when Brad has girlfriend troubles, he swallows his pride and asks Stephanie if she'll teach him how to talk to women. She agrees, but he's having trouble passing her exams.
Amy’s ready for a weekend of solitude and pampering, but her plans turn to thoughts of a no-strings fling when she meets Greg.
Out of Sight
Sometimes being invisible is a good thing. Or is it? Alone with a captivating colleague, Sandra deals with the reality of her marriage and herself.
Second Chance Rose
Rose has had her chance at her one true love. Widowed, her home destroyed by a hurricane, she relocates across the country and discovers the special garden of the bedtime stories her mother told her as a child. When she meets Richard there, friendship blooms. But can there be second chances for true love?
***With minor modifications, these stories were previously published as stand-alone shorts by The Wild Rose Press
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
These five short stories from author Terry Odell celebrate the enduring quality of love. In Hurricane Breeze, Carter is guided by his schedule and Tiffany is a free spirit. In Romancing the Geek, toy designer Stephanie agrees to help IT guy Brad learn how to talk to women. In Relationships, older college students Amy and Greg turn a study session into something more. In Out of Sight, Brett and Sandra’s 29-year marriage is put to the test with Sandra’s business trip with her boss. And in Second Chance Rose, a young widow is displaced by a hurricane and returns home, only to find the guy she never dated in high school, Richard, is a better man than she ever thought. Connections add richness and depth to life. Odell has captured that essence of people who step outside their comfort zone and prevail. A quick, easy read. Moderate sensuality. Maggie Toussaint for Muddy Rose Reviews