Emotions run rampant in this delightful read!

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Darcy Daniels works hard for her perfect portrayal of success. She sells designer eye wear, her fashion is flawless, as well as her high-class social connections. Her apartment is shabby, however the zip code signifies status: Houston’s Uptown Galleria. On the outside, her lifestyle supports chic and exciting, but things are not always as they seem.

Underneath, Darcy shares a connection with those suffocating from insecurities and low self-esteem. Her world appears to be shrinking and is taking its toll. And Prince Charming? Where is he? The natural ending to all she has worked toward. How long can she maintain her fabricated charade?

Darcy’s insecurities hit an all-time low when dynamics heighten between her and the crusty, old apartment manager, whose is the master of intimidation. Pushing through her relentless self-doubt, Darcy stumbles upon a crack in the bitter old woman’s facade, which leaves both of them at a crossroads in their lives…and hearts.

Election Talk: A Short Story

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Daniel Strump runs against Helen Clark for mayor of Anytown, USA. An innocent backyard pool party escalates into a fierce back-and-forth between their loyal supporters, among them Strump’s brother Gary and his prickly wife Yvonne. The tequila flows, and soon the gloves–then the clothes–come flying off! Will and Vera Dunn, new to the neighborhood, find themselves in the crossfire for simply sitting on the political fence.

Take My Husband, Please: A Romantic Comedy

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If you could teach your ex-husband a lesson, would you?

After Sophie files for divorce from Will, his unexpected financial apocalypse brings him back under her roof. Awkward! And if that’s not bad enough, Sophie’s new guy—a sexy and successful entrepreneur—is not keen on dating her without proof that Will is truly out of the picture. Sophie and her best friend concoct a brilliant bet to keep Will “occupied,” but things take a surprise turn for the crazy when Sophie gets roped into sending her ex on five blind dates!

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry. You might even want to Take My Husband, Please! Available on Amazon in ebook and paperback.

For more about Kimberly Jayne, please visit www.readkimberly.com

Vampires as you have never seen them before!!

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Susan is 58-years-old and bored with life. Middle age is a daily drudge of sagging body parts and aches and pains. Her fervent prayer that she could somehow recapture her youth comes true one night during a chance encounter with a child-like vampire. As soon as the other women in her family see the transformation they waste no time in sticking their necks out, hoping Susan will share this new-found fountain of youth.

Suddenly, this newly born group of hot-bodied vamps find themselves thrust into a world controlled by an ancient order of vampires. A world with rules, all of which the ladies pretty much break within hours of becoming immortals. And the little matter of the accidental epidemic of vamped out wildlife isn’t exactly endearing them to the powers that be, either.
They’re So Vein is a hilarious and irreverent new twist on the paranormal/vampire romance genre.

Humorous. Entertaining. Intelligent.

Pianist in Bordello

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What would happen if a politician decided to tell the truth—the whole truth?
Richard Youngblood, aspiring Congressman, is about to find out. He’s running on a platform of honesty and transparency—and against the advice of his friends and advisers he’s decided to start with himself. His autobiography will lay his entire life bare before voters just days before the election.
And what a life he’s had. Born in a commune and named Richard Milhous Nixon Youngblood as an angry shot at his absent father, Richard grows up in the spotlight, the son of an enigmatic fugitive and the grandson of a Republican senator. He’s kidnapped and rescued, kicked out of college for a prank involving turkeys, arrested in Hawaii while trying to deliver secrets to the CIA…Dick Nixon Youngblood’s ready to tell all.
He’ll even tell his readers about the Amandas—three women who share a name but not much else, and who each have helped shape and define the man he’s become.
Are voters really ready…

A Ship-Load of Sea Stories


Stories by Larry Laswell
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A short humorous read! Just for fun, seriously.

In the finest tradition of the United States Navy, Larry shares his navy experiences in A Ship-Load of Sea Stories & 1 Fairy Tale. Along the way, Larry answers all the questions you never thought to ask, including:

• What should you remember not to forget just before a jetliner lands on you?
• How do you avoid KGB kidnappers at lunchtime?
• What happens when you throw an egg through a radar beam, and what happens if you miss?
• Where’s The Shrubbery Inn, and why is it so cheap?
• How do you cheat on navy exams, honestly?
• What’s the best way to get stoned without breaking any regulations?
• Why do things get complicated when you enlist in the navy while wearing your army uniform?
• Why do economic forces indicate that a navy career is a better choice than an army career?
• What shouldn’t you drink while watching Clint Eastwood in A Fistful of Dollars?
• Did peace ever rule…

A captivating and humorous novel!

Fate had repeatedly dealt Gracie and Dylan a losing hand
at any chance for love.

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(humor, satire)
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From the first embarrassing moment their paths crossed, a budding relationship between Gracie Watson, a first-grade teacher and Detective Dylan Sanders was met with one challenge after another.

The path to discover what love could mean for Gracie and Dylan slowly begins to form as they learn to trust again. Along with this, Gracie’s best friend Trish and Dylan’s partner Justin are locked in their own battle of sorts, vehemently denying the sexual chemistry drawing them together.

Dylan and Justin are the lead detectives investigating a major drug operation in the small town Gracie and Trish were raised, and it’s soon apparent the barriers they must overcome are more than any of them had bargained for.

Join Gracie, Dylan, Justin and Trish as loyalties, friendships and love are tested. A battle for ever-lasting love will be fought as hearts seek healing in the most unlikely of circumstances.

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