book cover of Heart of the Storm

Heart of the Storm

Reality Check / Miss Independent
A collection of stories by

Reality Check

Rachel Storm is a woman who has it all. A great job, an amazing apartment, a decent paycheck. . .and overbearing mother hell-bent on seeing her married before the next millennium. After a lie she told her family blows up in her face, she has to find a fiance by the weekend or face the wrath of the wedding nazi.

Doug, the impossibly good looking gay guy from the office, seems like the obvious choice.

There's just one little problem with her plan-Doug isn't gay. And he plans to spend the entire weekend trying to get Rachel into his bed.

Miss Independent

After three marriages and a near-miss, Amanda decides to wash her hands of men once and for all and try living life on her own. But then she meets Joe, who appoints himself as her savior, and everything goes downhill from there.

Joe Baker knows a woman in trouble when he sees one. The problem is, she won't accept his help. All he can do is sit back and watch things fall apart around her. His protective feelings turn into something more, but Amanda wants nothing to do with commitment. Joe's determined to show her they're meant to be together-no matter what it takes.