Jack and The Fountain of Youth — Installment 98

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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 97
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“Of course I meant it. That’s exactly why I shouldn’t have told you.”

He spun away from her. Nessa rubbed her hands along her arms, much the way he had earlier. She said, “I don’t understand.”

“I’m still not free of this curse, Nessa. Maybe I never will be. The sample is gone, and chances are really good Hurricane Lulu will make the Fountain disappear before Tia Bella can get here.”

“We have the GPS coordinates. We can find it again.”

“Can we? We know where it was. We don’t know where it might surface again. Or when.”

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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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