An evening in Roma – By Steph Christina
A standalone * SHORT STORY *
Honey Carter’s parents send Honey on a trip to Europe for summer break. Out of all places, they buy her a ticket to Rome, Italy where she is to go and stay with her long-lost Aunt Nicole.
Honey is full of excitement and has always dreamed of visiting Italy one day. She just can’t wait to take her first trip overseas.
When she arrives in Rome, Honey meets people she’d never imagined she’d meet and her trip steers her life in the direction of a romantic adventure she never saw coming.
A contemporary romance about friendship, family, travel, culture and love.
Their paths never crossed, but their destiny is bound by blood.Strangers separated by forty years and a bloody war, their only bond is a name engraved on The Wall. He walked in the shadow of fate. She stepped into the shadow of love. A restless intimacy followed Ryan through the jungles of Vietnam, the fear, loneliness, and death camouflaged by the beauty of a country twelve thousand miles from home. He walked courageously toward his destiny and left his legacy—words written in a bloodstained journal—for the woman he loved and their infant daughter. Encouraged by an enigmatic old man who sends her a journal identical to her father’s, Ryleigh composes her words when a second chance at love is cut short by ghosts from the past. No blood stains her journal, only the souvenirs of a broken heart. from A Promise of Fireflies ~’The leather journal was identical to the one her father had filled so many years ago, yet no blood stained the cover. Her words came easily as did her tears, branding her journal as her father had decades ago in the jungles of Vietnam.’ “The only thing harder than being a soldier,” Ambrose said, his voice hoarse with emotion, “is loving one.”A companion book of poetry from the journals of Ryleigh and Ryan.
Lives continue to spin out of control as lies are told to keep the past buried. The betrayal causes so much pain that it eventually leads to the unthinkable. Get ready for a journey filled with drama, twist and turns, and heartbreak that will have you on the edge of your seat…because what goes around ALWAYS comes back around!
Megan Maxwell is left pregnant, widowed and alone. Her late husband’s best friends step up to the plate to help take care of her and her baby girl. Year’s later Megan ventures back to her husband’s home town in search for a little piece of him. Instead of finding a part of him in the small town, Megan finds a part of her that she never thought she would have to face again. In a twist of events Megan is face to face with both her past and future. She is forced to look deep inside of herself for strength and maybe, just maybe, she can be strong enough to let herself love again.
Fire fighter Sawyer Prescott has spent the last eight years working around the clock so that he had no time to think. Time to think would mean time to remember and he doesn’t want to remember . Not his parents dying or the only girl he ever loved leaving him unexpectedly.
Suddenly he comes face to face with the very reason why he worked the time away, and is forced to decide what to do next.
Scared to lose the one that got away again, Sawyer must devise a good plan to make sure history doesn’t repeat itself.
When the past comes between them…can they have a future?
Stronger By Your Side is a heart-thumping, page-turning, romance that is riddled with questions about love, loss, hope and fate.
A rebellious young woman with strong anti-war views defies her politically influential grandmother when she leaves for Paris in search of her missing husband.