First Love – Part 5
Maddie is much more content with the boys than with the girls. It’s a long trip and their rude behavior is more than she can tolerate. Now that Miss Polly is in the other car, she can feel more relaxed. When Daniel gets out his precious collection of cassette tapes, they boys allow her to…
First Love – Part 4
The atmosphere in the boys’ car is much more relaxed now that Miss Polly is driving with the girls. Her husband, Craig, is much less intense than his wife. “Danny, you got that Zeppelin tape with you?” Craig asked when the radio went to commercial. “I do.” “Got a perfectly good cassette player up here.…
First Love – Part 3
Upset by the boys’ conversation, Polly insists that her husband take over driving the car they are in. She wants to be with the girls where they won’t discuss anything off color—like the contours of Maddie’s chest. All the boys hit him—hard—while he laughed. Maddie laughed too. She was used to these guys. One reason…
First Love – Part 2
Madison Reynolds and other members of her church youth group are on a summer trip to a sister church in New Mexico. She is riding with the boys rather than the girls, because they are more interesting. “No,” Clayton said loudly and firmly. “Or we get one of the girls in exchange. And Beverly will…
First Love – Part 1
First Love is a romantic suspense for younger readers. There is some language, but the situations aren’t specifically adult. This story is appropriate for readers 16+. Set in 1975, it is a story from another, simpler time. I hope you enjoy First Love. Somewhere in Eastern Colorado, July 1975 Heat waves radiated from the pavement…
The Choice is Made!
I got a little feedback, about what I expected. It’s my own form of proving Einstein’s definition of insanity correct. But I keep hoping…. In any case, after careful reflection and weighing the pros and cons of each choice, I decided to present First Love. I know that no one voted for it, but I…
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