This collection of short stories is about life events and life choices and the consequences that follow. While we can't always control the things that happen to us in life, we can control how we deal with them. Our experiences can either make us or break us.
Come along and meet some of the unforgettable characters in this collection of short stories:
Brianya Johnson is 353 pounds, in love with a man who makes fun of her weight, and full of Expectations.
Tamyla Bradford has a history of attracting losers. Will she break the pattern and find a winner in Transitions?
Lonnie Parker, player extraordinaire, didn't plan it, but he just got Caught! Can he live with the consequences?
Some might say that Arlise is Three Cards Short of a Deck. But she wants the world to know that she's not the monster the news reporters are portraying her to be, so she arranges a long awaited interview to set matters straight.
When she finds out that her fiancé has been keeping secrets, Cashmere Masters just might have to re-think her decision to marry Raymond Lesure in Think Again.
Would you respond to a hot and steamy misdirected e-mail? Rita Collier did in E-Male.
The Innocence of a child is what makes four-year-old Shelby ask: "Mommy, what's rape?" How would you respond?
Ever think about what your life could have been? In Reflections--In Memoriam that's just what the doctor orders.
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About the Author
Cathy Jo is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, where she has lived all her life. She is a product of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. She has been employed by the Cleveland Public Library system for 33 years, where she began as a page in the Literature department. It was there that her love for reading and writing was further fostered. Although she has been writing since the age of eleven—when her mother bought her her first of many diaries—Cathy Jo’s first foray into the world of creative embellishment really began when she would regale her sister, Diane Keeley, with elaborate stories based on dreams she’d experienced during a night’s sleep. Cathy Jo inherited her mother’s love for the arts, particularly literature. She and her siblings were always encouraged to read and would often visit the neighborhood library. Her mother’s passion for words and the English language were evident in the way she disciplined Cathy Jo and her siblings when it came to reading. “I grew up in a household where, if you didn’t know the meaning of a word, you had to look up the definition yourself, which meant you had to know how to spell,” the author says. One of her pet peeves, she admits, is “people who don’t take the time to check their spelling or learn the correct definition or usage of a word.” In the midst of juggling a busy schedule of ministering, full-time work, volunteering for the Domestic Violence Center of Greater Cleveland,and college, Cathy Jo made time to devote to her love of writing. She has various projects in different stages of development that she is currently working on and hopes to complete them at a rate of one per year.