Pleasantly flustered

  Eve’s Ski Resort Romance – Part 3 Almost a week later, people were flooding into the New England ski resort from far and wide, packing the place to the hilt. Local news in Devon was all over the breaking story of the nonsensical success that Mt. Mayberry was bringing the citizens of the little…

Ski resort of love

Eve’s Ski Resort Romance – part 1 The quiet little town of Devon lay sprawled like a gentle babbling brook in a cozy New England valley. Famous for its tree-lined streets, scenic forests, and friendly neighbors, it boasted the potential to attract tourists from all over the country, and businessmen had begun to take notice….

Bring in Miss Bell

“Jackson!” Sergeant Heathwater’s raw voice of reason smashed through the empty silence in the police station. He was giving the finger to his subordinate in order to wake him from his daydreaming stupor. “Bring in Miss Bell!” Like Dorothy in Oz, Julie knew she wasn’t in Kansas anymore. More to the point, not in Devon…

The goodbye that wasn’t

It was not a good day to say goodbye. Then again, what day ever is when love is on the line? But today was not going to be that day, she determined. Not for Juliet Jones. The least she could do was escort him into the train. He had been limping ever since they’d left…

Spoiled and wanting

It was a good bet that Hilary Bell was the oldest nineteen-year-old in the world. The same was probably true for every one of her ages since sixteen. With make-up and the right hairdo, she had always made herself look older, act older, and smell older – with a certain perfume that most people couldn’t…

Peeling layers

A love interest in its early stages is just that – an interest, a beginning, a place to draw one in like a magnet and peel a layer to see what lurks beneath the surface. Such was the case with Juliet Jones and Stacy Bell. Julie couldn’t hide the sparkle in her hazel eyes when…

An unwanted invasion

So no one bothered to ask Eve whether or not Mr. Wonderful could hang at the house for days on end, ad infinitum. Yet there didn’t seem to be a damn thing she could do about it. He was Pops’ friend, he had a hurt back… Eve knew the facts. Julie was smitten with the…