Thirteen-year-old Katy thought she was happy with her life in North Carolina, stargazing on the back porch and camping on the Blue Ridge Parkway with her dad. But when her mom, Liz, invites her to Scotland, Katy realizes how much she’s missed having a mother. Katy meets her wild Aunt Claire, whose boyfriend throws punches first and asks questions later, and without warning, the three women find themselves on a road trip through the Highlands to escape a dark secret that could shake up Katy’s life, and her relationship with Liz, forever.
.99 cents, short stories, for ages 18+
Rocky Road is a collection of four short, quirky stories set in the South. Brenda prefers the company of her snapping turtle to her husband. Darlene worries about her cross-dressing son. An elderly couple risk their lives on a rickety Ferris wheel. And Sharon realizes that her doctor has changed his (or her) appearance dramatically since her last checkup.
Up Pops the Devil
$1.99, short stories, for ages 18+
A teenager travels to Vietnam with her father to make amends with her deceased mother. A man seeks refuge from his troubled love life in the Tarot but keeps drawing the Devil. A divorced woman’s attempts to be a hermit are sabotaged by her eccentric neighbors. And an unhappily married husband thinks he’s “caught” depression. You never know what you’re going to get in this quirky collection of stories, but one thing’s for sure — you won’t be bored!