Fiction, Jack

Jack and The Fountain of Youth — Installment 112

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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 111
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She had rounded the driveway’s first bend when Jack pulled up next to her and flung open the passenger door. She jumped into the bucket seat. Jack tromped on the gas pedal before the door fully closed, his fingers gripping the steering wheel. He looked as angry as she felt.

He said, “Sorry it took so long. I had to find a place in the garage to leave the agua. Did you see who it is?”

“No.” She grabbed the armrest as the truck bounced over a pothole, and fastened her seat belt with her free hand. “But I recognized Tenspot’s bike.”

“Tenspot!” Jack’s voice rose. “That kid has some explaining to do.”

She said grimly, “He sure does.”

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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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