3/14/2018

Lone Star Love

Celebrating 35 years 
as a Romance Writers of America chapter
NORTH TEXAS RWA
presents
a collection of short stories
set in Dew Drop, Texas
during the annual sweet tea festival
and the book is completely FREE



HAVE A GLASS OF
SWEET TEA & 

MEET THE AUTHORS




THE ANNIVERSARY
Age is no boundary when it comes to love. 

Maggie and Sean are celebrating their twelfth anniversary and stop into Dewdrop to enjoy fireworks and the bed and breakfast. They share a bit of their story and show their age difference doesn't dampen their love for one another.

Linda Bolton 
@lindalou42

ALONE MALONE
When soap star Ty Harrington returns home, everyone believes he's there to win back the Homecoming Queen, not mousy awkward Malone. Did they even know each other in high school beyond geek tutoring the football hero? 

Clover Autrey


THE WINNING BID
When the winning bid isn’t enough, can love find a way?

The only man she ever loved rejected her when they needed each other most. Now that he’s back, can she set aside the betrayal for the promise of a future together?

Tammy Jo Burns 

THE PROMISE
Some promises are just meant to be.

Cace left without a word then shows up four years later. Can Sunny forgive him long enough to understand why?

Amanda Byrd

TRUST
For Mina and Garrett, love was never the problem.

Love is hard enough to keep fresh and alive in a marriage. But when there’s no trust…someone has to find a way.

Amanda Byrd

HOPE
When everyone thinks you’re crazy… You don’t hope to find love.

Lacy Flannigan followed disaster to thwart catastrophe. People around her thought she was crazy. It took a stranger to see the truth.

Amanda Byrd 


THE LOVE CURSE
Sometimes the dead keep on killing.

Small town girl, Merilee Porter, and cosmopolitan Englishman, Nigel Lawson are in love; until they run afoul of a vengeful spirit. 

Christine Crocker

GIRL TROUBLE
Kisses, dares and memories reclaimed.

Sugar and spice and everything nice that’s what little girls are made of.’ But to ten year old A.J., girls like Angela are YUCK! Worse luck, his Mom and her Dad used to be an item.

Christine Crocker

LIES ABOUT COFFEE
Actions speak louder than words...or do they?

Dr. Henderickson of Dew Drop swings by the Brew House every morning for coffee from the owner, Allie Myers. When her friend, and top barista, has a medical  emergency, she steps in to help, but Dr. H has a different solution in mind.

Gena Ellington

MYSTERY MARINE
Who needs online dating when there are romance books at the library!

Josie Kincaid thinks she found the man of her dreams... at the library. They've been leaving letters to each other, hidden in books, but will he say yes when she pushes to meet face to face?

Gena Ellington

A BID FOR LOVE
How much would you pay for a chance at love?

My dad and Mr. Mateo like each other. A lot. For some reason, Dad thinks he and Mr. Mateo can't be boyfriends. I think it's because of me. But Dad deserves someone who cares about him and makes him smile, and Mr. Mateo does that. I did what had to be done.

Jen FitzGerald

WARRIOR
Does pie really fix everything?

Katrina Stone lost a lot in Afghanistan, but not her soul…or her mate. Finding her way home has been a long journey, but the final segment doesn’t have to be alone.

Fenley Grant 

CONQUERING HIS ELEPHANTS
Trust love to heal yesterday and promise tomorrow.

Former Navy SEAL Jasper “Jazz” DeGroot is evading his memories by escaping to an abandoned pecan farm outside of Dew Drop, Texas. But he’s also eluding the woman who made him feel too much. Then Suzie Quinn shows up on the anniversary of his losing his best friend in the Sandbox, and he’s overwhelmed with one emotion in particular – hope.

Eva Jameson

BREAKFAST AT SWEETIE'S
Moving on starts with one step.

Who knew finding love was as easy as going to breakfast? Dad, of course!

Risa Leigh 


MAN OF STEEL
Will their love stand the test of war?

Home from war, a tattered soldier finds a love that heals.

Gina Lee Nelson

Lose a bakery…gain a hot fireman.

When Diedra’s bakery burns to the ground and her life should be over…will the search for the arsonist bring love to her door?

Carolyn Rae 

THE COLONEL AND HER MAJOR
Love finds a way at any age.

Can two retired military find love in Dew Drop?

Marsha R. West

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6 comments:

  1. Love these taglines. I can't wait to read all the shorts in this collection.

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    1. I'm halfway done and they're terrific.

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  2. Wow! Thanks, Angi, for featuring each of our stories so beautifully!

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  3. Not usually i like ind long stories but it depends who the authors are. ptclayton2@aol.com

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    1. And this edition is only available electronically...but it's free.

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