The Stone Garden

      J.A. Pak
The Stone Garden

In a crumbling garden of stone, a lonely little girl meets a mysterious woman. Is the lovely lady a ghost? A witch? Good or evil? (An original short story.)Jenno Bryce posts daily on Facebook. She says:"Oi ain't no cockney, cripes yew'd better know;But Oi've been down ter London by Mary-le-Bow.Widdlin'ton village is where Oi 'ang outWiv several gangs, about that there's no doubt.Racin' a soapbox is golden fer me.An' moi yeller cart's called 'Emmeline P'.Moi Facebook friends are real special; an' so are yew, dear readers, 'cos yew make me live..."

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    Act of Creation & Other Stories

      J.A. Pak
Act of Creation & Other Stories

Food, obsession, heartbreak. Three stories. (These stories first appeared in the literary magazines Quarterly West, Tatlin's Tower and VerbSap.)To overcome your fear, you must first face it. Someone is out to destroy Greg Robertson and everyone he has ever loved. After an accident leaves his teenage daughter depressed and distraught, Greg will do anything to make her happy again, including hiring a bodyguard to protect her. Olivia Cummings lost both her fiance and her cousin in a deadly avalanche. She has vowed never to set foot on a ski hill again. But now, working as a bodyguard with Marshall Security, Olivia must face her greatest fears to save Greg and his daughter. Something about Olivia's determination strikes a chord in Greg, but will she be the salvation he needs, or will he be her destruction?

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