Jack and The Fountain of Youth — Installment 111

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JACK AND THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH
by HL Carpenter
ISBN: 978-0-9884095-1-4
Ebook ISBN: 978-0-9884095-0-7
Copyright (c) 2012 by Top Drawer Ink Corp.

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Continued from Installment 110
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Seventeen

The minute they reached the end of the trail, Nessa saw a figure crouched by the side of the greenhouse. She burst out of the woods and darted toward it. As Jack rushed into the yard behind her, the figure straightened and raced to a bicycle at the edge of the clearing. Jack yelled, “Stop!”

The trespasser slung his leg over the bike seat and took off down the drive. Nessa ran after him, angling across the sand. She called to Jack, “Get Bradley’s truck! It’s in the garage. The keys are under the seat.”

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***** 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?

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