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JM Dragon

 

JM Dragon A New Zealand citizen, living in the beautiful Canterbury countryside. JM Dragon loves to garden, travel, write, take care of her animals, family, and pursue her business interests-Affinity Ebook Press.

 

A keen reader of sci-fi , crime/mystery, classic  and romance, which helps to feed the imagination for her own stories. 

 

Currently published by Affinity Ebook Press NZ Ltd, her books include, Fix It Girl, In Name Only, The Destiny Series, Circus, and her newest novel to-date The One.

 

You can contact her by email at jm1dragon@yahoo.com, On Facebook –http://www.facebook.com/Julie.dragon

A Window In Time

 

When Julia Stokes undertakes a dare organized by her friends days before she leaves for University, little does she know that the peculiar events that night would have a profound effect on her life. 

 

The mystery women she met that night named Evelyn , reappears, or so Julia thinks, in her life several years later. Then a mystery begins to unravel before her eyes creating even more questions that she has no answers to.

A Window in Time is a light romance with a strange twist.

Affinity's 2012 Christmas Collection

 

Christmas Remembered

A futuristic short story extolling the hope of goodwill to all at this special time of the year.

 

A Christmas Fantasy

If it were Dickens times she would be like a beggar woman unable to clothe and feed herself, fortunately it wasn't that bad. Merely swallowing ones pride and stepping into the job centre every two weeks to claim the allowance the government allowed.

 

Wanted for Christmas

The sudden death of Danielle Reed's brother and sister in-law puts Danny in a new role - guardian of her two nephews and a niece. As the first Christmas approaches without the children's parents, Dannielle needs a housekeeper for the holidays. Annabelle Farrow finds herself jobless after her former boss dies. Desperate for a job of any kind she applies for a position she finds in a newspaper ad. Sparks fly for all kinds of reasons can they adjust to give the orphaned children a Christmas to remember.

Affinity's 2014 Christmas Collection

 

Jen Silver: The Christmas Sweepstake

 

Commander Nike Jordan might have met her match in Dr. Isobel Turner, the newest addition to the spaceship crew bound for Earth, and the only one to say no to the handsome commander. Will one lucky crew member be getting a Christmas bonus, or is the sweepstake destined for a rollover?

Ali Spooner: Big Sky Christmas

Join the crew of the MCS ranch as they enjoy Christmas, Montana style. Can cowgirls do it in the snow, too? Festive Fun and games…and cookies!

 

Fran Heckrotte: Death, A Christmas Story

 

A visit with Jennifer and Suze, characters from Kiss of the Butterfly, part of Fran’s Odyssey of the Butterfly anthology.

 

Annette Mori: The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Elves in Love

 

Christmas could be in serious trouble, production is down and Santa won’t be delivering any gifts unless he can provide them for all the children. Something needs to be done, and fast. But a lesbian elf to the rescue…really? Read this delightful tale from Annette to find out more.

 

JM Dragon: Sleigh Bells

 

An adorable child, a broken family, and a six foot elf? Yep, all the right ingredients for a wonderful Christmas romantic adventure from the talented JM Dragon.

Circus

 

Rita Collins is a woman who has postponed her own life and dreams to help her younger sister, a single mother, bring up her seven-year-old son, Charlie. Working as an accountant at Watson's Mill in her home town of Rochester, Rita has cause to find another job when the mill closes.

Opportunities in Rochester are scarce. Angel, Rita's sister, brings home a flyer from a company seeking an accountant. That action has a snowball effect cumulating in Rita making a rare impulsive decision that changes her life, she 'runs away' to join the Garmancelli Family Circus.

 

Neve Garmancelli, a loner by choice, has spent the last twenty years of her life committed to a circus that never makes money. Inheriting the circus from her father at the height of her career as a trapeze performer, causes Neve to struggle to keep the circus alive at great expense to her personal life. When her uncle dies, Neve has the added dilemma of doing the accounting. It is then that she asks her brother, Lorenzo, to hire a new accountant.

Ladies and gentlemen and children of all ages, turn your attention to the center ring for the circus is about to begin.

Death Is Only The Beginning

 

Millicent Packer a linguist in 1942 war torn England, takes a break from blitz-barraged London, and travels home to the countryside village of Snagglenook. A chance meeting with photographer Violet Reed at the local village train station changes both their lives, when Violet offers Millicent a lift. A car accident on the way home has tragic consequences and for the two women and they find themselves in between life and death. Millicent obstinately refuses to accept she's dead and demands answers to why they are dead. A chance remark that they were in fact murdered causes Millicent to ask pertinent questions of the powers up there. By creating enough friction, the two women are reluctantly allowed back to Earth to find out who caused the accident. Fully expecting to return on the day of their murders, they are astounded to find that they are twenty years in the future and ghosts.How can they avenge their murders after such a passage of time, and whom can they trust of the living to help them in their quest? For Millicent and Violet, death is truly just the beginning...

Earthbound

 

Amanda Lawson's life fell apart when a cement truck crashed into her car killing her partner of eight years. Not only did she lose the love of her life, but was critically injured leaving her with limited use of her legs. For Amanda, being alive was the cruelest thing life offered her. For two years, she lived alone downing prescription drugs to relieve pain that was both emotional and physical.

 

Twice Amanda found a 1999 phone book that seemingly appeared from out of nowhere, opened to a page for spiritual healers. Believing that her lover, Gwen was sending her a message, she dialed the number of Luminitsa whose ad read: let me heal you with the light.

 

The visit to the spiritualist's home brings Amanda face to face with Luminitsa and her beautiful and mysterious granddaughter, Raphaela. A thread of light beckons Amanda to a new life if only she believes. Will Amanda abandon the comfort and oblivion her pills afford? If she does, will it be the rescue she is looking for or just another nightmare to haunt her dreams?

Echo's Crusade

 

Echo Radar is outgoing and happy, working as an advertising executive in a reputable firm with a bright future for promotion. Karen Thompson, from a poor unstable background, works at the same advertising firm as Echo. Where Echo prefers a relaxing environment in her free time, Karen helps others though the Greystroke Project, which caters to the very people she had once been - destitute and down on her luck.

Two women form a bond and look forward to the prospect of a romantic relationship when the disturbing events of a Thanksgiving holiday bring the walls tumbling down around them.

 

Echo is now on a quest, and with the help of Detective Roan Keating, searching for justice becomes Echo's Crusade.

Falling Into Fate

 

After being incarcerated at Llewellyn Mental Institution for fifteen years, Lorna Hirste, finally gains her freedom. The courts found her guilty by insanity for killing a young man in a cemetery.

 

Jenny Price, Lorna's lawyer who works for a legal partnership that helps the unfortunate, has spent two years working toward her release. Lorna served her full time and Jenny, feeling an affinity for the woman, wants to help her on a personal basis after her release from the institution.

 

The only fly in the ointment is Susan Stark who is a journalist with the Daily Post. Susan hopes to obtained an exclusive from Lorna who the newspaper once nicknamed 'the Gravekeeper'.

 

Amid the backdrop of paranormal investigations, and romantic triangles, friendshipsare born and tested to their limits. When personal dreams and wishes are about to come to fruition will they be able to meet them head on knowing it was worth the cost or will they fall back into that which is familiar.

In Name Only

Sequel to The Fix-it Girl

 

Can an agreement forged out of necessity actually work?  Elise Ridge agreed to an 'in name only' pact with her wife, Jill, after the birth of their daughter Tegan, thinking she could handle the situation. But, living with Jill without the benefit of a loving relationship turns out to much more difficult than to handle than she bargained for.   

 

When Megan Dutton, a lover from Elise’s past turns up, she questions the sanity of her decision. She decides to move forward rather than remain in a relationship that by its very nature stifles the love she once had for Jill.   

 

Jill struggles with her conscience over her deteriorating relationship with Elise and wants desperately to make things right. She can feel Elise drifting away from her, but pride causes her to remain silent.  Will two people who allow others to influence their lives ever find a way back to the love they once had? In Name Only, the sequel to The Fix it Girl, to find the answers.

Letting Go

 

A failed relationship puts Stella Hawke's life on the brink of chaos.

When her grandmother falls gravely ill in Ashville, Stella ends her army career to take care of the woman during her last weeks. Little does she know that an old army comrade, socialite Reggie Stockton, whose family owns the local newspaper, also lives in Ashville. 

 

Will she allow herself to accept Reggie's help to turn her life around and let go of the past? 

This is a journey where both women re-evaluate what they want out of life. 

Will that path lead to happiness or to a parting of the ways?

Lonely Angel

 

Elizabeth Jackson is not what she appears to be. When confronted with crimes against the innocent she, along with her mentor Digby, are there to give assistance. There is a catch, the innocent must ask for help.

 

Marion Thomas, distressed by her best friend's new relationship, becomes unwittingly involved in a tragedy. How can she aid her friend and keep her safe?

It takes two words "help me".

Quest For Love

 

In the world of thoroughbred racing, Kate Lawrence is a brilliant business woman. She is in the market to add the Wagoner horse farm in Lexington, Kentucky to her collection of stables.

 

Lena Corkhill is a noted horse trainer and member of the Wagoner staff. When Kate purchases the Wagoner horse farm, Lena must decide if she is going to accept the offer of moving to Florida and becoming one of Kate's trainers, or try and find other employment in Kentucky.

 

The two women are attracted to each other, but for different reasons, each are afraid to make the first move. When a person from Lena?s past appears, her presence threatens their budding relationship.

Their quest for love starts as a slow trot, gently beating in two hearts, before it gallops headlong into a full blow race, where love is the grand prize.

 

Can Kate and Lena find the love they are looking for, or will Lena's past cause an abrupt end to what could have been the finish of a lifetime.

The Dragon's Halloween Collection

 

Halloween Tryst

Tabatha Wright shot a quick glance over her shoulder to ensure her parents had truly left the building! One might ask why she did that. Didn’t she get on with them you may ask? Well asking is one thing, actually finding the truth quite a different matter…

 

In The Wee Small Hours

A special Halloween story. Can a portrait influence someone's life? Read the story to find out JM's take on the subject.

The Fix-it Girl

 

Powerful businesswoman, Elise Ridge relied heavily on her personal assistant, Jill Marrack. She never knew how much until Elises sister departs the country, leaving her six-year-old daughter, Lily, behind. Thats when Elise calls on her fix-it girl to come to her rescue.

 

Jill impulsively agrees to help, moves to Headridge, the Ridge country home, to take care of Lily, and immediately comes into conflict with the dysfunctional family. Lily, who is yearning for affection, pulls at Jill's heartstrings, so Jill endures the cold atmosphere within the household for the sake of the child.

 

Elise Ridge survives by making herself a cold fish in the emotional department and throws all of her energies into her business. The warm relationship between her niece and her PA draws Elise out of the shadows of her lonely existence, and she starts to realize that life may hold more for her than merely work and family responsibilities.

 

Can their fledgling relationship survive the manipulations of those whom they trust?

 

This story is a romance with a twist!

The One

 

The One is a timeless love story set in China during the 1930’s.

 

Rosa Moran is a woman with a mission. Born in China but educated in Britain, she has come back home to China to work as a missionary helping the many orphans who need help there.

 

Philomena Casters is the pilot sent to bring Rosa a letter that encourages her to return to England when a family member falls ill. When Rosa refuses, Phil is intrigued and some months later, she flies back to the mission, to save a set of twins from a corrupt Chinese official. Phil and Rosa find their lives intertwined in an effort to transport a handful of children to safety leading them to the surreal private paradise of Langshow.

 

Even though caught up in the maelstrom of War, the two forge an unbreakable bond built on a platform of duty and a belief in a common good.

 

The One is a delightful, gender-bending romance with everything—love, intrigue, misunderstandings, and two women whose faith and trust allow them to overcome all obstacles thrown at them.

Torn Deep

 

Susan Callahan’s life as an archaeologist who specialized in ancient history ticked along without diversion. When hired to consult on the authenticity of works of art she knew where housed in the Smithsonian her life took a dramatic turn. Kidnapped and tossed over the side of a boat to drown, Susan finds herself rescued by a woman named Zea. Because of her myopia she can’t see the woman clearly but nevertheless feels drawn to her. After she returned to her safe existence, Susan fanaticizes about her rescuer and longs to see her again and tell her how she feels. After five years of letters and messages that lead nowhere she still held the mysterious woman up as her dream lover. A chance encounter at a museum has Susan beginning to let Zea go and move on.

Define Destiny

 

Catherine Warriorson was a woman without any hope. Immensely powerful when it came to the monetary things in life but emotionally she had committed her heart to the depths of despair. Forsaking everything she once knew, including her friends, she locked herself away virtually alone in a ranch called Destiny.

 

All she wanted was to be left alone with her own demons to live her life as a recluse. Jace Bardley was a young woman on the brink of a fruitful career with a film production company and the experiences of the world at her feet. When her latest project for her film company trespassed on an uncooperative and reclusive landowner's property in New Zealand. Little did she know that the experiences of the world good and bad were literally going to begin right there. Life never appeared so easy to manipulate until the scheming of old adversaries intervene. Taking the two women on a journey that would test their inner character strengths and the emotional ties that bound them. A road leading to the defining of their destines but would it allow them a life together.

New Beginnings

 

Four women fight their own personal demons to find the strength to love.

 

Lauren Walker and Maggie Sullivan meet in a quiet riverside vacation point and have a spontaneous attraction to each other. The pace of events that crashes around them only supersedes the speed of their romance and sends them on a journey of discovery. They find themselves pulled into an equation neither wants or expects.

 

Tragedy appears to be the middle name of Harriet Aristides, and she wears the glove so well it is hard to believe she will ever be truly happy. Nichola Ralston, for her part, sets about innocently to change the way Harriet looks at life and leads her back to a place where she can love again. Harriet's world is dark and festering leaving little room for romance. There is no quick fix, and misunderstandings and omissions abound placing their relationship in jeopardy.

 

A curious mix of intrigue, deception, and finally understanding follow all four. Although they have different experiences, events will twist and turn until they all arrive at the same point.

When Hell Meets Heaven

 

Dr. Amelia West, a noted psychologist, is asked by her childhood priest, Father Johansson, to visit a cloistered order and speak with one of the nuns. The father also asks a former cop turned private detective, Olivia Santos, to aid Amelia in solving the mystery of Sister Marie Clarise-Benoite. Heaven meets Hell when the two women form a tentative bond in their search for the truth.

Atonement

 

Suspicion and conflict abound as four women come to terms with the past as well as the present. Mingled within those uncertainties is the passion each woman feels for her partner.

 

Upon learning that she has a sister, Lauren Walker is desperate to find the woman and reconcile with her. The sudden need for a kidney donor sets Lauren and her partner Maggie on a quest to find her sister Harriet Aristides.

 

Harriet (Harry) Aristides is skeptical of the sudden news of gaining a sibling. There's a catch a long lost mother. That fact alone sets off warning bells for Harry for she knows nothing is ever what it seems. The question then becomes, what is Lauren's real agenda.

 

Caught in the middle of this drama is Nicky Ralston who is a long time friend of Lauren Walker and Harriet's partner. Added to the mix are Lauren's mother, Victoria and Harriet's uncle Harry. The bitter triangle that spans forty years over Harriet comes to a boiling point that affects everybody's lives.

Does anyone have what it takes to achieve the first tentative steps to atonement that are forged with compassion, love and understanding.

Fatal Hesitation

 

Olivia and Amelia are now partners in a business called When Hell Meets Heaven. True to form, the relationship is full of electricity as each woman keeps her true emotions in check when dealing with the other. Olivia is on the hunt for a predator harassing her newest client, Sharon Agnew. Amelia has taken a six-month leave from the convent and must make a decision soon - either go back to the safety of the convent or continue as Olivia's business partner. A vacation with her parents brings a new light to her situation.

Haunting Shadows

 

The sequel to Define Destiny is a riveting tale of murder, kidnapping, jealousy, and pain.

Filled with memories of the past, there is a stormy emotional rollercoaster through the beautiful land of New Zealand.

When the ride is over and the storm clears, will Jace and Catherine, be able to see the same deep fulfilling love they found on their ranch, Destiny, or will the haunting shadows triumph? 

 

Author’s Note

Please take note that the contents of Define Destiny and the remaining sequels are true to the original storyline. I want to clearly point this out to any would be purchasers that this includes point of view (head hopping) errors and the occasional typo. If you want a rollercoaster of a journey into the lives of Catherine & Jace you begin here... 

 

In the late 1990’s, when fan-fic was coming into its own via the internet, I started writing the Define Destiny Series. Define Destiny was my first full-length novel for the internet in 1998. The response for the first book, Define Destiny, was so overwhelmingly positive that for the next twelve years I wrote six more stories. The stories in the series are as they appeared on the internet all those years ago. The book edit on Define Destiny was for the initial publication in 2002 and again for the second edition in 2006.

Echoes Of The Past

 

Book Three of the When Hell Meets Heaven Series

 

Olivia and Amelia are living together in a platonic relationship when an old love asks for Olivia's help.  Will the old feelings Olivia had for her first love reemerge or will she stay with Amelia? This fast moving story has twists and turns—some you won't see coming.

In Pursuit of Dreams

 

Define Destiny brought together Catherine and Jace. Haunting Shadows allowed their love to shine through the darkness. The third novel in the series allows us into the lives of Catherine and Jace as they prepare for two weddings, a honeymoon, and family reunions.

As Catherine goes in pursuit of Jace's dreams, will she realize that her own are fulfilled, or will her inner demons prevent her from allowing the magic of their love to envelope her.

 

Author's Note

Please take note that the contents of Define Destiny and the remaining sequels are true to the original storyline. I want to clearly point this out to any would be purchasers that this includes point of view (head hopping) errors and the occasional typo. If you want a rollercoaster of a journey into the lives of Catherine & Jace you begin here.

In the late 1990's, when fan-fic was coming into its own via the internet, I started writing the Define Destiny Series. Define Destiny was my first full-length novel for the internet in 1998. The response for the first book, Define Destiny, was so overwhelmingly positive that for the next twelve years I wrote six more stories. The stories in the series are as they appeared on the internet all those years ago. The book edit on Define Destiny was for the initial publication in 2002 and again for the second edition in 2006.

Actions and Consequences

 

The fourth story in the Define Destiny Series, Actions and Consequences, finds old and new enemies plot the downfall of the bearers of the name Xianthos and their families. Despair, hope, compassion, forgiveness, love, and tragedy are powerful mixes that tests the cornerstones of Catherine and Jace's commitment to each other and those they love.

 

Author's Note

Please take note that the contents of Define Destiny and the remaining sequels are true to the original storyline. I want to clearly point this out to any would be purchasers that this includes point of view (head hopping) errors and the occasional typo. If you want a rollercoaster of a journey into the lives of Catherine & Jace you begin here.

In the late 1990's, when fan-fic was coming into its own via the internet, I started writing the Define Destiny Series. Define Destiny was my first full-length novel for the internet in 1998. The response for the first book, Define Destiny, was so overwhelmingly positive that for the next twelve years I wrote six more stories. The stories in the series are as they appeared on the internet all those years ago. The book edit on Define Destiny was for the initial publication in 2002 and again for the second edition in 2006.

Paradox of Love

 

Parker Davis’s car limped its way into Portsmouth. It was just another city in a long line of places she’d traveled to but never settled down. The major repairs and debt caused by her vehicle, forced her to stay in the city and find employment with the local police department.

 

Olivia Santos lived for her work as a police officer, following a family tradition that she was proud of. The only thing that she would place above her police work was the love she had for her only living relative—her brother-an undercover cop. 

 

When Parker and Olivia meet at a social function, there is an immediate attraction, which starts them on a road of passionate, unquenchable love. Their relationship binds them together in ways neither of them understand until a tragedy threatens the very fabric of their life together and their love. What happens will reflect on their future like an indelible stain forever.

All Our Tomorrows

 

The story continues with the hunt for Lisa whilst speculation grows that the child will never found, at least alive.

 

In another part of the world on an idyllic island, evil plans are set in motion. The despicable plot splits Catherine and Jace as they do battle to save the family in different parts of the globe. Traditional enemies conspire with modern ones to put an end to the Xianthos family line forever! 

 

This is a scnario the family refuse to contemplate and they enlist the ehlp of Serena Dusterly, a woman desperate to prove herself in the field after being made a scapegoat for a similar botched case years before. Will she hold the key to their daughter's safe return?

 

Is it possible with all that they encounter that they can achieve their dreams of being together for all their tommorws?

 

Has the final curtain been raised on their adventures?

Can love and fortitude of spirit save the Destiny clan from extinction?

Continue the saga to find out...

 

Author's Note

Please take note that the contents of Define Destiny and the remaining sequels are true to the original storyline. I want to clearly point this out to any would be purchasers that this includes point of view (head hopping) errors and the occasional typo. If you want a rollercoaster of a journey into the lives of Catherine & Jace you begin here.

In the late 1990's, when fan-fic was coming into its own via the internet, I started writing the Define Destiny Series. Define Destiny was my first full-length novel for the internet in 1998. The response for the first book, Define Destiny, was so overwhelmingly positive that for the next twelve years I wrote six more stories. The stories in the series are as they appeared on the internet all those years ago. The book edit on Define Destiny was for the initial publication in 2002 and again for the second edition in 2006.

The End Game

 

What would you do if you discovered your life wasn’t your own? Private detective Olivia Santos and noted physiologist Dr. Amelia West face new challenges as they attempt to reconcile their previous lifestyles and forge a lasting personal relationship within the backdrop of busy business schedules that threaten to overwhelm them. 

 

They also find they are faced with the knowledge that their lives are not their own. Someone has been watching every facet of their everyday lives. When a package arrives at the offices of When Hell Meets Heaven, the contents set into motion a series of event that threatens not only the very fabric of their environment but their lives as well. 

 

Will Olivia’s past finally catch up with her and destroy everything she has built in the last ten years? Or, will those that are stalking her finally put an end to a game that can only have one ending–death.

Two Steps Forward One Back

 

Sixth story in the Destiny saga: Catherine and Jace are awaiting the arrival of the twins as family problems arise. Join all the familiar characters and some new ones as they face both happiness and pain. 

 

Author’s Note

Please take note that the contents of Define Destiny and the remaining sequels are true to the original storyline. I want to clearly point this out to any would be purchasers that this includes point of view (head hopping) errors and the occasional typo. If you want a rollercoaster of a journey into the lives of Catherine & Jace you begin here.

In the late 1990’s, when fan-fic was coming into its own via the internet, I started writing the Define Destiny Series. Define Destiny was my first full-length novel for the internet in 1998. The response for the first book, Define Destiny, was so overwhelmingly positive that for the next twelve years I wrote six more stories. The stories in the series are as they appeared on the internet all those years ago. The book edit on Define Destiny was for the initial publication in 2002 and again for the second edition in 2006.

A World Of Change

 

Ten years have passed. Life for Catherine, Jace and their children and friends appears to have settled into a calm routine. 

 

However, lurking under the surface of this happy veneer is a secret that Jace is reluctant to impart to Catherine and brings them to the brink of separation. 

 

Added to that scenario, Catherine is keeping her own secrets about her failing business empire. The consequence is a run-in with the US government, and may end in a jail term for fraud.  

Will friends, old and new, help the couple, not only stay together but divert disaster on the business front? 

 

As always, nothing is ever what is seems with the Destiny family and this final story to-date really does have the world changing around the couple.

Requiem

 

In the final book of the When Hell Meets Heaven Series, Olivia and Amelia reluctantly join forces with Parker and Remington to save their lives and those of the ones they love. The only problem—will three alpha females and an ex-nun be able to work toward a common goal and not kill each other before they complete their mission.

 

The four women are up against the formidable strength of DOCO along with a corrupt politician, bent on mass destruction. Can they complete their mission knowing that a requiem will be the harbinger of their end should they fail.

Affinity's 2010 Christmas Collection

 

JM Dragon and Erin O'Reilly are sharing their Christmas stories which are a heartwarming look at the Christmas Holidays.

There are three stories in all:

The Little Helper by JM Dragon

Reluctantly Laura accepts an invitation to her boss' annual Christmas party. She is surprise by a a small child that helps her realize that there is more to the season than she thought. Will the love of the holiday spirit shine for Laura and show her that life does not have to be solitary or will she go back to the way she's always lead her life?

 

Reflections by Erin O'Reilly

Life for Ruth Arnold was anything but easy after her husband embezzled a large amount of money from his company then fled to parts unknown. Her life went from one of luxury to poverty which she and her sons had to endure. Once her boys were old enough they left Ruth and poverty behind. For Elyse Baxter, life was about her work as an executive of a major insurance company. Actuary tables and risk assessment were what dictated her life. When she bumped into a poor woman on the street, El surprised herself by admitting it was her fault and offering to pay the woman for a new coat. Can these two misfits of society find common ground or will they ignore the opportunity that lies before them?

 

Christmas Hope by JM Dragon

This is a new story by JM. Tanya Hammond's life was neatly organized with one focus her company. She rose early, was at work by seven, and didn't leave until well after eight. A chance encounter with a small street urchin brings Tanya to a juncture in her life that she hadn't wanted or expected. Can this small child bring the happiness into Tanya's life that was missing especially during the Christmas holidays.

Affinity's 2011 Christmas Collection

 

A Change of Heart at Christmas

 

JM Dragon

 

Susan Scrounger hated slackers and anyone who worked for the Scrounger Company worked devilishly hard for the minimum wage, meagre, pay packet they were given, not that they dare complain to her about it or they would immediately be dismissed. That was until one Christmas Eve when everything changed. 

 

 

 

The Christmas Tree

 

JM Dragon

 

At some stage in our lives, we find we need something or someone. That particular need can occur in the form of a onetime event, a seasonal occurrence, or as the great romantics would have us believe for life.

 

 

 

Lost in the Time and Space of You

 

Erin O'Reilly

 

For many, the holidays are not times of happiness and cheer, but a time of deep sadness. As many of us enjoy the hustle and bustle and thrive on the crowds, others find solace in the memories of happier times?

 

 

 

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

 

JM Dragon

Santa Claus is coming to town; well that?s one way of putting it at this time of year! Who believes in all that rubbish anyway?

Jeager's

 

When your world turns upside down and all your safe secure yearnings are thrown to the wind what happens? What would you do if options you never?dream of unexpectedly appear wanting to be part of your life??

 

University lecturer Kirsten Van De Pelt shortly due to retire from her academic life is about to find the answers to those questions when Corley Anders a TV star enters her life.

The question is, will Kirsten take an opportunity of a lifetime or simply settle for safety.

Waterfalls Rainbows and Secrets

 

Carolyn Black, a brilliant academic who prides herself on her factual appreciation of the world has a chance meeting with a young woman far removed from her way of life. Jennifer Finch has a mission in life, revolving around a fictional novel that she perceives to be fact. Her quest includes finding her presumably deceased grandfather who vanished twenty years earlier. The ensuing adventure has Carolyn embroiled up to her superior intellect in a situation that could only be described as fiction. The two women soon find themselves in a land that seems lost in the annals of time and steeped in mystery. Is this merely a dream of a fictional place and time or is it reality?