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Completed Stories
Other Sinful Things
    Jacob Long is the obedient preacher's son. His father is a religious zealot who interprets the Bible
    to conform with his narrow and bigoted views of sin. When a new student, Tiffany Martin, enrolls in
    his high school, Jacob is faced with the moral dilemma of deciding between the teachings of his father
    or what he feels within his heart is right.  -2016
Closing the Barn Door
    There’s and old adage that states, “It’s too late to close the barn door after the horses have gotten
    out.”Sixteen year-old Neil Michaels learns this lesson on a summer afternoon when he joins his best
    friend  on a biking adventure to the old barn on Engle Mill Road. A secret door opens, and his life will
    never be the same.   -2014
Birds Don't Sing
Before a Storm
    Casey Barrett is a sixteen-year old who lives alone with his mother. After several incidences at
    school, she decides she can no longer deal with him. She sends Casey to live with his father who
    deserted the family five years earlier.  -2013
Dancing with Madonna
    Buddy Ryder is sixteen years old. Hoping to escape the realities of the world in which they live, he
    and his best friend, Andre, have been dancing to Madonna’s ‘Vogue,’ since they were ten. Buddy
    likes Kyle Caldwell, a boy who attends his school. However, they come from two different worlds that
    he fears will never come together. Can he make his dreams come true?  -2013
A Delicate Situation
    Dorian Gale is beginning his freshman year in college. New friends encourage him to join
    Campus Pride, a gay organization on campus. There is only one problem: Dorian’s father is
    Senator Jonathan Gale. A series of events on campus might jeopardize his father’s political   
    aspirations, and Dorian becomes a delicate situation to his father’s campaign.  -2012
Reggie's Journal
    A witty and entertaining story of a young man, Reggie, who is assigned by his creative writing
    teacher to maintain a weekly journal. Follow along as he begins to understand himself better
    through his weekly entries.  -2011
It's Not Easy Being a Tree
    The internet can be a dangerous place sometimes. Chat rooms can be perilous. Sixteen year-old
    Woody Fields finds out too late just how sinister a place they can be when he begins chatting online
    with another mysterious boy.   -2011
Door Number Three
    There is a defining moment in everyone’s life when he or she suddenly realizes who they are.
    Sometimes it can be a welcoming revelation,other times it can be disheartening. Zac Barnes            
    moment comes when he first looks into the brown eyes of Adrian Lewis. How will their lives be
    affected if Zac choses Door Number 3?   -2010
A Mourning Storm
    Sometimes life isn’t fair. Fifteen year-old Richie Ferguson has to learn this the hard way when
    his mother dies of cancer and he’s forced to live with a father who left the family two years earlier for    
    another woman. Richie’s life becomes a storm, whirling around with no sense of purpose or
    direction.    Will the tumultuous winds destroy him or will he find a calm sea in time to save his own
    life?  -2009
Down a Darkened Path
    Troy Neal has it all- good looks, smart and talented. Jayden Henderson's life changed two years
    earlier when his mother died. Fate brings them together. Discover how their lives become entwined
    on a collision course to a journey down the darkened path.  -2009
Losing Kevin
    What would you do if you were an identical twin, a carbon copy of someone else, but yet different in
    one way? Losing Kevin is the story of twin brothers, Devin and Kevin. They shared  a brotherly love
    until Kevin’s love for someone else almost tore them apart.   -2009
Brittle as a Bird
    Joey Carpenter is a street kid. Living in his parent’s garage, he hustles to survive. Alcohol and drugs
    help him face the world. Rejected by his family, and an outcast at school, his future looked dim until
    he meets Allen Foster- who has his own problems. The special bond they form will give Joey a
    second chance at life.    -2008
A Bridge to Yesterday
    A sequel to Brittle as a Bird. Joey's life has changed very much since Allen's death. So too, has
    Gene's   life. Tormented by the past, Gene has estranged himself from his family. An incident will
    bring him back into Joey's life. Will he once again be able to find the love he so desperately wanted
    years before? Can a bridge be crossed to a distant past?  -2008
No More Rainbows
    Artie's world is turned upside down when his father gets arrested for a sex crime. His family is torn
    apart by the incident. Add to the equation his own budding sexuality and his efforts to hide it from a
    hostile mother, you have a story with love and hate, fear and courage, conflict and reconciliation.  
Taking Off the Mask
    At sixteen, James has an almost perfect life. Then two boys enter his life and turn it upside down.
    Dion is a shy boy who James can't understand. Donovan is the star basketball player who James
    admires. Read how an incident with one boy will bring him closer to the other as masks are slowly
    removed.   -2007
Love on Trial
    Taylor and Jason have been friends since preschool. Now in their junior year of high school, Taylor
    must confront his feelings for Jason when they become involved in a mock trial competition. Discover
    what happens when Taylor makes the mistake of his life and jeopardizes their friendship.   -2007
You Promised Me a
    This story begins with Randy crying over TJ's grave. What happens  to the beautiful boy, TJ, he meets
    the first day of school? You will have to read the story until its dramatic ending to find the answer.
    Did T.J.break his promise? Don't read the last chapter first.  -2006
A Different Road
    Corey and Brett have been best friends since they were five. After twelve years, Brett decides he no  
    longer wants to be involved in a relationship and must now travel a different road. Can Corey survive
    without Brett in his life? Find out in this story of love and loss.   -2006
Mark's Revenge
    A new boy comes to town and outs Mark and another boy, Bobby.  After several cruel run-ins with
    Scott, Mark and Bobby decide that he should get a taste of his own medicine. Find out how they go
    about seeking revenge in this exciting story.  -2006
Scott's Story
    A sequel to Mark's Revenge. Scott tormented Mark and Bobby unmercifully. Deciding they'd had
    enough, they sought revenge in this sequel to Mark's Revenge, find out the events in Scott's life
    that made him act so viciously. Can he pick up the pieces of his life when he is sent to live with
    his aunt?  -2006
Writing For Joe
    Matt is a star reporter for his college newspaper. A story he did the year before resulted in the
    imprisonment of an important alumni. Now he seeks revenge. Find out how Matt and his editor,
    Joe, come face to face with death, and find love in a time of extreme danger  -2006
Apple of Her Eye  
    Gary gets outed at school by his best friend. After his mother discovers his 'secret,' will he still be
    the apple of her eye? Find out as Gary discovers friendship, love, understanding and forgiveness
    in this heart-felt story.  -2006
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