In Vaporized: Apocalypse Adventure by Simon Rosser, the busy lawyer Amber Lee has found time to relax in short supply and is very happy to have an extra day off for a holiday weekend. As the weekend begins the world wakes up to find that following strange objects reported to be heading for the poles that the earth’s water has vaporized. When Amber suddenly finds herself alone can she survive after such a cataclysmic event?
In One Night at the Jacaranda by Carol Cooper, A group of lonely Londoners gathers for a night of fun and fellowship at the Jacaranda. As the night progresses, their stories are revealed from the man dying of cancer to an undercover woman, looking to make a name for herself as a freelance journalist. For Londoners, looking for that one thing that will fulfill them, will they be surprised when they discover that what they thought they were looking for may not be what they anticipated?
In The Favorite by Franklyn C. Thomas, Michael Dane is a boxer fresh out of prison and the favorite to win the Championship when he starts having second thoughts about his trainer and career. That he is not his own man in his current career path is becoming increasingly apparent. Michael turns to the trainer that raised him in an attempt to turn to his roots, but with the vicious men on his trail, Michael is starting to wonder if death is truly the only way out.
In Peter in Flight by Paul Michel Peters, Peter lives a life on the road. He doesn’t own a home or a car. Instead, he travels from state to state to present software to potential customers. Peter leads a rich internal life, including a one-sided romance. This story is a humorous observation of the life of a loner on the road.
In Love Unfeigned by Nadine C. Keels, Lorraine and Isaiah meet as children on the playground. As time passes and life’s experiences plague them, can these two people come together or are they destined to find love elsewhere?
In Everybody’s Got a Story by Heather Wardell, Alexa was living in New York City when she was brutally attacked and mutilated by her boyfriend, Christophe. Alexa’s parents want her to return to Alberta to live with them, but when Alexa’s employer gives her the chance to work in the Toronto office, it’s an offer she can’t refuse. In a new city and with new co-workers, will Alexa feel more alone or will she reclaim her life? Everybody’s Got a Story (Toronto Series) (Volume 12) is the twelveth book in the Toronto series.