Benny Nutters: Secrets Under London

      Ann Michaels
Benny Nutters: Secrets Under London

One cold, sleeting day in the middle of winter, Benny, stumbles upon a secret door, to a secret room, in the basement of his Great Uncle Crispin’s house, in Bayswater, London. But this is just the beginning.This is a selection of OMR - One Minute Reads. Each week when I attended Pomona Writers Group 2012 the facilitator gave us homework to write no more than five hundred words on the title he chose.Hope you indeed enjoy reading these OMR - One Minute Reads as I have had in writing and publishing them.

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    Sophie's Night Life

      Ann Michaels
Sophie's Night Life

Sophie doesn't like to waste too much time sleeping. But the problem is that, Sophie is sent to bed very early each night, even though she is 13 years old! Then, Sophie finds herself skinning down the eucalyptus tree outside her window one night, and so, begins her night adventures.Daniel is a teen age boy who often gets himself into trouble out running the cops with his car. For a good reason. Wanting out of his parents house, he looks for ways to start living on his own. On his new path he finds himself a good job. Katie, one of the employees there, catches his eye. She is a stubborn and hard-headed girl who wants nothing to do with him. Will his efforts to try to befriend her add up to nothing? Will Daniel have someone at his side when he comes face to face with the most unexpected situation- a fight for his life?

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    Years From Now: the Reunion

      Ann Michaels
Years From Now: the Reunion

We meet this group of friends at the farewell; it is the last night before school is officially over. The friends then scatter, as they pursue their goals and live their lives, following many and varied roads. Then, many years later, there is a school reunion. Who will return?On the last night before high school finishes forever, we meet a group of friends as they party and enjoy each others company in the final moments of their school life. But we soon become aware that, each person in this group is a unique individual; each coming from a different background; each possessing diverse talents and abilities, and differing dreams, secrets and desires. The friends go off into the world, making their separate way through life, to pursue their dreams and hopes. But some of our friends have secrets, held close for years, and these secrets may haunt them for years to come. Others look around and years later, find that they are on a life pathway that surprises or disappoints them. Then, years later, there is a reunion.

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    The Lost Women

      Ann Michaels
The Lost Women

Dana Roberts, using the name, Sally Brown, has gone undercover and is living in a flat in Bondi. She is trying to find out what has happened to three missing women, who have been connected to the rich and handsome, Peter Ruslen, who lives in a castle-like, iceberg house, in Rose bay; a house where Dana has scored a job as a party hostess.Dana Roberts, using the name, Sally Brown, has gone undercover and is living in a flat in Bondi. She is trying to find out what has happened to three missing women, who have been connected to the rich and handsome, Peter Ruslen, who lives in a castle-like, iceberg house, in Rose bay; a house where Dana has scored a job as a party hostess.Her colleague, Harry de Groot, meanwhile, is working to find evidence on Ruslen’s suspected property flipping, money laundering and drug business. However, the trail he is following keeps disappearing and Harry feels out foxed and out classed……while at the same time, Harry is battling women trouble.

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    The Blood Source

      Ann Michaels
The Blood Source

Agent Cleo Carras suddenly becomes aware that she is being pinned down by a heavy weight, and that she is holding a gun.Agent Cleo Carras suddenly becomes aware that she is being pinned down by a heavy weight, and that she is holding a gun. This undercover assignment has gone terribly wrong, and Agent Carras is on the run from an Ndrangheta crime family. She finds herself wearing various disguises and traveling from the bush, to the city, in her bid to resume her normal life and career, and hopefully, bring down one organised crime cell in the process.

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