Fairy Tale Flirts 2! Five Romantic Short Stories
Five favorite fairy tales transformed into modern love stories that unfold on Neverland Island, a fictional summertime amusement park. The magic in these tales comes from the heart, not a wand. The sweet, romantic short stories stand alone, but also connect to the others in the collection. Each short is 9,000-11,000 words in length. Finish one on your lunch break, enjoy one during your kid’s soccer practice, or stay up late and read them all at once. There are no rules! (For maximum enjoyment, read Fairy Tale Flirts! first.) 52,000 words
“Sweet Talker” 11,000 words
A modern take on Hansel and Gretel.
Hans and Greta are neighbors who’ve been secretly crushing on each other for years. Her mother and his father are lovers and business partners, pickling produce together—and they’ve disappeared. With a million dollar deal on the line for their recipes, Hans and Greta have to find them. They think the amusement park on Neverland Island is a good place to start searching. And it might be the perfect place for Greta to move her relationship with Hans to the next level—if she can get him out of the clutches of the sexy peddler whose lured him into working at her X-rated candy store.
“Let Down Your Hair” 10,000 words
A modern take on Rapunzel.
Rachel has spent most of her years on the road with her mother, working in carnival sideshows. She plays the role of Rapunzel—the princess with the world’s longest hair, waiting for her prince to arrive. But Rachel longs for a different life. When a literal knight in shining armor appears in the audience at her show, he might be the key to freeing her from her confining world and her conniving mother.
“Wake Me With A Kiss” 11,000 words
A modern take on Sleeping Beauty.
Frightened by a prediction that their daughter Aurora would die in a car crash, her family moved from the country to the city so she could stay out of cars and use public transportation. At age ten she left behind a beloved dog, and her best friend, Jordan. Years later, when the move fails to keep her safe, Aurora ends up in a coma. Jordan is now a doctor working in her hospital, and he’ll do whatever he can to save her. Is it too late for these childhood sweethearts to reunite?
“Wet and Wild” 11,000 words
A modern take on The Little Mermaid.
Elle’s a world-champion water-skier starring as a mermaid in her family's show on Neverland Island. When she spots a gorgeous guy in the crowd watching her, she’s determined to meet him. So she sneaks off for a day, letting her rival take her spot as the mermaid. Turns out, the guy’s the new manager of the park, and he’s been dying to meet the mermaid. If Elle reveals it's really her and that she ditched the show for a day, she jeopardizes her family’s job at the park. But keeping quiet means letting him date her rival.
“Say My Name” 9,000 words
A modern take on Rumplestiltskin.
Colleen is determined to find the scam artist who conned his way into her sister’s heart—and her wallet. All she knows is that he’s running a gold scam at Neverland Island and that he’s hot. So she trolls the amusement park and quickly finds him. Only she didn’t plan on falling in love. Can she take down the bad guy without breaking her heart?
This is the 8th volume in the Flirts! collection. Check out Flirts!, Beach Flirts!, Holiday Flirts!, Fairy Tale Flirts!, Wedding Flirts!, More Flirts!, and Reunion Flirts! Look for Office Flirts! in fall 2013. You might also enjoy Lisa’s novella, Spouse Hunting, and her Willowdale Romance novels featuring No Foolin’, a Holt Medallion award of merit winner and Man of the Month.