Jack and The Fountain of Youth — Installment 124

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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 123
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She said, “The baby monitor?”

“You told me the part on the workbench that let you overhear my phone conversation is the receiver, and the other half, the one in the office by the crib, is a transmitter. Mr. Tennies must be able to pick up what happens in the greenhouse with the police scanner Tenspot told us about.”

“I’m not sure I understand this high-tech stuff,” Mr. Sterling said.

“It means Mr. Tennies overheard Cori and me talking about the Fountain of Youth.” Nessa looked at Mr. Tennies. “But why did you ransack our greenhouse?”

“Why do you think?” He hawked another loogie onto the ground. “For payback. Your brother destroyed my life.”

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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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