JACK AND THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH
by HL Carpenter
Ebook ISBN: 978-0-9884095-0-7
Copyright (c) 2012 by Top Drawer Ink Corp.
Jack spoke quietly. “The Luminary won’t be printing an exposé. Neither will the Pryer, even if I have to buy both papers to make certain of that. There’s no story, Mr. Tennies. There never will be.”
“There’s no scheme, either.” Nessa glanced at Sheriff Garrison. “I think I can speak for Cori. We won’t be pressing charges. It’s time for all of us to put the past to rest and have a little faith in others.”
Mr. Tennies’s jaw dropped.
“Are you sure?” Sheriff Garrison’s radio cackled, interrupting her. She slid into the patrol car, and checked her on-dash computer. She emerged smiling. “Lulu’s cleared the area, and headed out over open water. She’s been downgraded to a tropical storm. She’s breaking up fast.”
***** 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?