A nasty divorce is about to destroy Marco and Venice Goldsmith. Bitter arguments, and slammed doors have plagued their three‐month long marriage. And when Venice proclaimed her hatred for Marco divorce seemed inevitable.
Then a marriage expert named Garfield Moody offers the Goldsmiths a solution to save their marriage: a 14‐page contract that includes step by step marriage instructions. Their contract even includes safeguards for noncompliance like “Chill Therapy” and “The Tip‐Out Clause.” Everyone thinks the idea is crazy. However, Marco and Venice think it’s just crazy enough to work.
Will Fourteen Pages be enough to save their marriage?
AN ODE FOR ORCHIDS
Meet Dawn, Brook, Cicely and Karen: four cousins raised under the Southern sun. Their grandmother called them orchids and taught them to be independent, intelligent, chaste and courageous. So why does Dawn depend on a drug dealer? Why canʹt Brook see that her husband is cheating on her? Why is Cicely so promiscuous? Why is Karen so afraid of rejection? But most importantly, why does Cicely hate Karen enough to want her DEAD?
An Ode for Orchids is the story of four beautiful young women who want to love and be loved. But will their love outlive the lies and abuse? Is their love strong enough to survive the hatred?
CLOSE THE DOOR
Mark Morris was a monster bent on revenge. Armed with hatred, brass knuckles, and a glock pistol, he traveled to his hometown to harm those who harmed him so long ago. But every act of revenge only moved Mark closer to the edge. In the end, Mark finds out that the only person he is harming is himself and that happiness had always stood before him like an open door. But by then, would it be too late for him to walk through that door? Would he be able to close the door on his past so that he can truly embrace his future?
THE SECRET BRANCH
Sergeant Harold Hobbs returned from a yearlong tour of duty in Iraq to find that the baby boy that he and his wife Tracy conceived before he left looks exactly like his best friend, Peter Beasley. Of course Harold believes that the baby is Peter’s and not his own, no matter how much Peter and Tracy deny it. Did his wife and his ace really commit the ultimate betrayal? Or are there secret forces at work that aim to rob Harold of his sanity as well as his family?
THE MENDED FENCE
Grey Harrison cheated on his wife. To make amends, he works overtime so he can buy her a $14,000 diamond. But when he comes home early from work and sees his wife cheating on him, what follows is a folly filled night of gunshots, damaged property, and a bank robbery. Grey discovers that when he saw his wife cheating on him, he only saw what he needed to see. And ultimately he finds out that he would not be able to mend the fence that was broken on his own.
He said he would never marry her. The splinter said otherwise.
Aisha Elian is NOT in love with the man of her dreams. Her boyfriend Graham isn’t spiritual and he never ever wants to get married. Aisha says she’s okay with that but she’s lying to herself and Graham.
Enter the Splinter.
The Elians believe that they are descendants of Simon of Cyrene. Also, they possess a splinter they insist was pulled from Simon’s hand after he carried the cross for Jesus. If the splinter resides in their home, it will give them what they desire. Aisha wants to marry Graham. But will she use the splinter’s power to do it…even when she thinks it is killing him?
Can a man and a woman be best friends without somebody catching feelings?
Travis Barber and Sade Styles are best friends of the opposite sex. Despite what everyone thinks, they are not getting busy...yet.
Co-owners of a popular barbershop/salon in named CoEd, Travis and Sade spend the bulk of their days together. But when Sade’s apartment lease runs out and Travis offers her the spare bedroom of his newly built house, will they end up sharing more than just the utilities?
This witty, fast-paced romance seeks to answer the question: can a man and a woman be best friends without crossing that fine line into the land of lovers. Best case scenario, nothing happens. Worst case scenario, they get to know each other a little too well and end up hating each other! Are Travis and Sade making the best move for their friendship?