Gum Tree Girl

Some secrets are roughly come by, and single mum/aspiring teacher Sydney Cartwright has roughly come by plenty. To function and flourish she has buried her rougher truths deep beside her broken heart. If this keeps her safe, it also keeps her alone – until a gentle love-struck stranger with guarded secrets of his own sets his mind on unearthing the truths that make Sydney herself.

Meet Kalpana Iyer

Kalpana Iyer is a writer of romance, reader of everything and lover of chocolate, among other things.

Love don’t care: Best New poetry

The pieces of this anthology have been presented without theme grouping, it is to prevent the weaning away of the mind from several possibilities. Though no claim is made against preconceived directions of each poem, some do possess obvious categorization. However, individual interpretation of art in itself is an art. Love Don’t Care(Best New Poetry) presents and array of poems designed to give readers individual savour.

Meet John king

John king is a reader, a poet and a self help writer. He is passionate about impacting people. John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory science. He is the co founder of Poets and Writers, an online community where writers come together to improve themselves and expose their works

The old man and the girl


While on a church invite to an upcoming revival the assistant pastor and two children encounter a cantankerous old man sitting on his front porch swing. The old man demands that they stay off his property. He is not interested in what they have to say. Against the wishes of the assistant pastor twelve-year-old Emily Teagle strode up to the front porch to give the man a religious track. In anger, the man throws the track on the floor. The assistant pastor takes Emily’s hand and they leave.
Emily returns the next day and offers to cut the man’s grass. At first, he refuses, but she is relentless. Later, she learns that his name is Buck. Through her stubbornness a close relationship begins to form. As time goes by Emily learns of the man’s fractured life that has brought him to where he is. With her help and a determination to follow God’s leading she sets out to help Buck mend his life. For a time, things go well, but then tragedy strikes and it seems that Buck’s past is about to repeat itself.

Tainted/Book 1 in the A Shift in the Universe Series


Get swept away by the ongoing saga of A Shift in the Universe…

Part 1 – Tainted:

A jealous, malevolent wife hooked on prescription drugs, a husband caught between reality and carnal fantasies, and an angel cast from heaven, are all bound together by their hatred for one woman whose spells and manifestations catch them in a downward spiral towards hell…Gina Faulkner, thought to be a voodoo queen, owner of Swamp Witch Pickles in New Orleans, is the center of it all.

Bane Colton, dangerous and cocky, sees Gina at the French Market and the game is on. He makes up his mind he’s going to break the feisty redhead with the infamous kinky reputation, body and soul. And Gina’s ready to be a player, until Bane’s estranged and demented wife, Beverly, wants him back.

Enter enigmatic Darsh, known to many as the Angel of Death, who’s watched over Gina since she was fifteen and has loved her almost as much as he’s hated her. Now they would come face to face. He could save her from certain peril, but could never save her from herself. Would she destroy them all? At the very least, a shift in the universe was coming.

Warning: Contains graphic content

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