Can a summer romance survive the cold of winter?
Nina Wells, a widow in her late forties, had buried love with her husband. Until she met the playwright next door. Clint, a school teacher by profession, is sweating through his first play. When he accidentally dumps his mint chip ice cream on Nina’s chest, he meets the one woman who believes he can write.
Nina, an actress, sees Clint’s talent. Using her experience in the theater to guide him, she bonds with him over the play. They collaborate, writing and cooking together. The summer flies by as Nina falls in love and hopes her new man will revive her dormant acting career as well as her love life.
But once back in the City, reality bombards them at every turn. There’s no sentiment in the theater, only cold, hard reality. What will Clint do when faced with the option of losing his dream or the woman of his dreams?
Bucking the will of her family and the hardship of trying to make it in New York theater, Mindy had lost hope until she was embraced by the townsfolk at the wedding of her college roommate. With the help of friends, new and old, Mindy forged ahead to make her goal a reality in tiny Pine Grove, New York.
But the exposure of a promise made then broken secretly, destroyed her dream. Will she be forced to face “I told you so” from her father or will love find a way to resurrect hope from the ashes?
Then it happened. One wintry day in Monroe, Tuffer’s wish was granted. He’d hoped it would bring peace to his life, but the outcome was just the opposite.
Reaching deep into his heart, would Tuffer discover forgiveness that had never existed before? The emotion in this short story will rock you to your roots.