Jack and The Fountain of Youth — Installment 129

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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 128
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Nessa looked at the sky. While they’d been arguing, the wind had  pushed the clouds away, and eased off.

Mr. Sterling said, “That’s good news! For everyone except Jack. He’s right that there won’t be any story. The legend says the Fountain of Youth only appears after hurricanes.” He frowned. “Or maybe it appears after tropical storms and disappears after hurricanes. Can’t rightly remember.”

“Jack remembers, Mr. Sterling.” Nessa pulled her hand from her raincoat pocket, and uncurled her fingers. The silver medal lay in her palm. “He knows all about the Fountain.”

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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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