The Third Wish

      Lauralynn Elliott
The Third Wish

What would you do if you were given three wishes? What would you wish for? Find out what happens when a bottle containing a smoking hot genie is given to Beth by a young trick-or-treater. Will she wish wisely or foolishly?Henry Peters hasn’t got much to boast about. He’s not showy, has average smarts, and he's definitely not a big-noter. Living in Christchurch suburbia with his wife, teaching overseas students in a private training establishment, he used to head the science department. Not now. He sought and missed out on a promotion to deputy CEO. He feels his wife’s disappointment in him. Then a 7.1 earthquake strikes the city damaging his old work premises. Suddenly, Henry’s in the light and people need his help. But no one knows his secret and, more importantly, he needs to make sure they stay in the dark.
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    The Beast in the Mirror

      Lauralynn Elliott
The Beast in the Mirror

He watches her from the shadows of the ruins. But he can never let her see him, the cursed beast that he has become. But when he falls in love with her, he thinks just maybe she will accept him as he is.The Beast in the Mirror is a short, sweet love story between a beautiful young woman and a beast that has been cursed by a witch to be ugly forever.A short story of less than 5,000 words.He watches her from the shadows of the ruins. But he can never let her see him, the cursed beast that he has become. But when he falls in love with her, he thinks just maybe she will accept him as he is.A twist on an old fairy tale, The Beast in the Mirror is a short, sweet love story between a beautiful young woman and a beast that has been cursed by a witch to be ugly forever.This is a short story of less than 5,000 words.
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