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Brief Encounters
Brief Encounters
Author: Cassidy Ryan
Best friends suddenly finding love, a secret affair between cousins, and a buttoned-down Sheriff fighting his feelings for a fiery chef. In these ten short stories by Cassidy Ryan, you'll find a vampire feuding with a sorcerer, a werewolf in hiding, and a chocolate maker with a crush on his handyman. — Stories include A Family Secret, featuri...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781603709057
ISBN-10: 1603709053
Publication Date: 1/2/2010
Pages: 268
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Torquere Press
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 0
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Fortune's Favor
Hayden is a big time chef who wants to come home to his small town and open a restaurant. He's excited, because he's had an on again, off again relationship with town Sheriff Cal, and he thinks they can become a real couple.
Cal doesn't seem to agree, worried that coming out will ruin his life, so he tells Hayden to hit the road. Hayden tries to get on with his life by returning to the city, with disastrous results. Can Cal put aside his fears and take Hayden back?

**** This one screams sequel!

The Handyman Can

*** Very short story

What the Heart Wants
When Jamie takes his new cat, the aptly named Hellion, to the vet, he unexpectedly encounters an old friend. He and veterinarian Nick were very close a few years ago, but it ended badly, and they havent seen each other since. Just as Jamies getting over the shock of seeing Nick again, the man shows up at his door. Can Nick get over the hurt Jamie caused him and agree to pick up where they left off?

Cry Wolf
Leandro finds Cale's company a good antidote to the boredom and seclusion of their small village. He not only admires Cale, he desires the man, and hopes to win his love. Cale has secrets, however, secrets that he dares not share with Leandro, for fear of being banished from the village forever.
When Leandro discovers Cale's secret, Cale knows he has to leave. Leandro wants to come with him, but Cale worries that he'll put Leandro in danger, and he's come to care too deeply for his friend to do that. Can he find a way to keep Leandro safe, and keep the wolf from the door?


Best of Enemies
When the bartender sees Simeon and Byron in his bar, he hopes they're not going to make trouble. The problem is that vampire Byron and sorcerer Simeon have trouble between them, going back a lot of years. They take their fight outside, where the passion between them flares, but they're not the only ones out hunting. What happens when these two agree to be the best of enemies?
**** Strange

A Perfect Match

Have a Little Faith

Suddenly, Finally

The Gift of Love
Casey and Josh's son, Noah, is so excited about Santa that he can hardly stand it. He's three, and it's the first Christmas where Noah really understands what's going on, so his two dads want to make it extra special for him. A letter to the big elf, a trip to meet Santa, and some toys will make Noah happy, but will bad news for Josh ruin the season for all of them?

The Family Secret
Sebastian and Roan are very much in love, but they keep their relationship a secret, worried that their family and friends will freak out if they know. During a family Christmas celebration, another secret comes to light that threatens not only Sebastian and Roans relationship, but the very fabric of the family.
As old lies and new secrets are revealed, sending the family into a tailspin. Will the spirit of forgiveness be in the air, or will the New Year bring bitterness and recrimination? ****
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