Fiction, Jack

Jack and The Fountain of Youth — Installment 50

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Jack Cover with border small canvas

by HL Carpenter
ISBN: 978-0-9884095-1-4
Ebook ISBN: 978-0-9884095-0-7
Copyright (c) 2012 by Top Drawer Ink Corp.


Continued from Installment 49


“No scratches, no blood, only water.” Nessa let out the breath she hadn’t been aware she was holding. “When Tropical Storm Kyle passed through, a pool of rain must have collected in the gap left by the tree roots.”

“I guess that’s the water Harey found.” Jack smiled at her and took her hand again, though his face was sad. “Thanks, Nessa.”

“When I heard you yell, I was so scared—” She gripped his fingers as words failed her. How had he come to mean so much to her, so quickly?

Tenspot said, “Hey, what’s with you guys? Let’s get movin’. We gotta find Harey.”

Nessa said, “You’re right, Tenspot. Why don’t you get Jack’s boot?”


***** 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.

The Demise of Fyne Literature. Who killed Fyne Literature? The Fictional Book Investigation Agency is on the case—and the lead investigator is closer to the culprit than he realizes.

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

Walled In. When her father is accused of fraud, seventeen year old Vandy Spencer discovers her entire life has been built on a heart-shattering deception.

Taxing Pecksniffery. Flying frizzles! The year is 2176, a rebellion is brewing, and the boss wants a recon report. Ichann Count is all wet as a spy, but she plunges into the fray. Will she emerge with her memory banks intact?


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