Jack and The Fountain of Youth — Installment 79

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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 78
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Nessa said, “I don’t understand. Why would someone break in and steal a jar of water?”

“Not just any jar of water, Nessa. That one came from the Fountain of Youth.”

“But who knew—” She broke off. “Tenspot?”

“Has to be.” Jack frowned. “He’s the only other person who knows about the water besides you, me and Harey.” And Tia Bella, who still hadn’t returned his call.

“Where is Harey?” Panic filled Nessa’s voice. She dashed across the greenhouse, into the office, as Jack looked under the workbenches. She emerged a second later. “He’s not here!”

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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:

Dream Stealer. Is stealing a dream better than losing your own?

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