Eight-year-old Mya has a magical relationship with her grandma’s foster kitten, Herman. They talk to each other. Not with words. With tickle thoughts! It’s love at first sight, and they plan to live Happily Ever After. Then the worst happens. Mya’s vacation ends, and Herman is given to a woman whose dog treats cats like chew toys. He escapes danger, but the road to finding Mya is scary and tough. She promised to leave picture-maps along the way to her home. All Herman has to do is follow them and he will live Happily Ever After in the safety of Mya’s arms. It’s a wonderful plan. Too bad it goes wrong right from the start.
Heiress Madison Hubbard is considered the red-hot chili pepper in her family of instant potato control freaks: always out of step, always out of favor. On her wedding day, she discovers her business barracuda brother used her as a bargaining chip to buy percentages of her fiancé’s company with each baby she pops out. Feeling like she’s been sold for a profit, Madi shoves a basketball under her gown and waltzes down the aisle to humiliate her family, then makes her getaway on her private yacht. It doesn’t occur to her she can’t drive.
December 21st ~ 84:00 hours to Eve Launch
“After twenty years of ‘wedded bliss’ to the original Bad Boy of the Northern Hemisphere, my life is not all Sugarplum Fairies and Joy to the World. I could fill pages about my life with Kris Kringle, but I wouldn’t want to destroy your childhood delusions about Santa Claus.
“Don’t get me wrong. I love my wickedly charming husband. He’s a wonderful father, a steady provider, and still makes all the right moves in bed. Oh yah! Yet, here’s the thing: I wanted him to look at me and wet himself in fear. I was that mad.
So, what did Kris do that had me contemplating divorce with Eve Delivery just hours away? Grab some coffee and have a seat. I need to vent and this is going to take a while.”
As President of Kringle Enterprises ~ the company that puts the ‘Merry’ in Christmas and the ‘Happy’ in Holidays ~ Holly Kringle has a very full plate. When the reindeer are poisoned three days before Eve Launch, she doesn’t have time for employee problems, family issues, or he
If Dancer dies, Dasher won’t want to live without her. And like a pod of whales beaching on the shore, the remaining Famous Eight will surely follow.
FOUR PAWS and 31 TALES is a collection of pet stories donated by members of Twitter’s Anipal community to benefit Four Paws Lifeline, a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization. Their goal is to provide financial assistance to those pet owners who are not able to afford critical care or emergency veterinary care to their furry loved ones.