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Jack and The Fountain of Youth — Audio Installment 13

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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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Jack and The Fountain of Youth — Audio Installment 13


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“Don’t. You’ll scare him.” Nessa caught Jack’s arm and the sparking thing happened again. Her entire body heated. She yanked her hand away and rubbed her palm on her shorts. “There’s only one way out of the office, so he can’t get away.”

“He sure is quick.”

“Yes, he is, especially considering his age. He’s nine. That’s old for a rabbit.”

“It is? He acts young.”

“Maybe he’s been drinking from the Fountain of Youth. Cori and I were joking about that on Saturday morning. After the storm started to kick up, Harey got out and we couldn’t find him for a few hours. When he came back, he was jumping around like a kit.”


She exhaled. “Don’t even go there.”

He went there.

“According to one version of the legend, the Fountain appears during hurricanes and tropical storms.”

“I’ve heard that.” Nessa walked to the greenhouse office. “Could be your source was right. The timing sure works. If you’re nice to Harey, he might even help with your story by leading you to the spring.”


***** 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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