JACK AND THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH
by HL Carpenter
Ebook ISBN: 978-0-9884095-0-7
Copyright (c) 2012 by Top Drawer Ink Corp.
He could only stand and stare at the swaying colgante. Slow-motion seconds dripped by. Each raindrop that slipped off the silver chain hung for a moment before falling ever so slowly into the spring hidden beneath the ground.
Jack took a deep breath, trying to force the rain, the wind, the mud, from his mind. All the while, over the frenzied pounding of his heart, beyond the measured ticking of time, a voice in his head repeated a horrifying refrain.
Too late. Too late. Too late.
***** ABOUT THE AUTHOR *****
HL Carpenter is the pen name of a Florida-based mother/daughter duo who writes from their studios in Carpenter Country, a magical place that, like their stories, is unreal but not untrue. When they’re not writing, the Carpenters enjoy exploring the Land of What-If and practicing the fine art of Curiosity.
Also by HL Carpenter:
The SkyHorse. Fourteen year old Tovi thinks finding a flying horse is fabulous luck–until a mysterious stranger says finders aren’t always keepers.
Dream Stealer. Is stealing a dream better than losing your own?