THE DOCTOR’S WIFE Historical Romance Short Story/8500 words Originally published with The Wild Rose Press as The Open Face of Heaven Just what the doctor ordered . . . After losing her parents, Milly Blakely cuts her hair and pretends to be younger to get on the Orphan Train. She travels a long way to […]
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ROAN’S REDEMPTION Historical Western Romance Short Story/7500 words Originally published by The Wild Rose Press Oklahoma Territory 1892 Addie McKenna finished digging the grave at sundown. She had to get Mattie in the ground tonight; tomorrow would be another scorcher. The dog barked as Addie climbed from the grave. A stranger driving a buckboard loomed […]
THE SEVENTH CIRCLE Short story/6500 words Fallon Mitchell learns that uber-novelist Langston Carmichael has requested someone to come to Villa del Sol, his fabulous island home near Venice to act as his secretary. A popular novelist in her own right, Fallon is determined to help Lang anyway she can. He doesn’t know it, but he […]
NEVER LET ME GO Short Story/7700 words Widow Ellen Chandler comes to Texas from Chicago to bury her Aunt Dulcy. The sight of Rancher Gil Sanderson is enough to reanimate the teenage crush she felt for Gil when he played college football with her older brother. Gil Sanderson vows never to trust another woman after […]
(C) 2009 BK Reeves/Short Story/LOVE ME FOREVER The snow was just beginning to fall when Callie pulled in at the west gate. She could see that it was chained and padlocked. Rummaging in her bag for the keys, she jumped out of the pickup truck she’d rented in Abilene. The sun dropped behind the pastureland […]