Quickies – 2015 Edition

Quickies 2015 (new)Time for the next installment of short stories I wrote throughout the calendar year. “Quickies – 2015 Edition” is now available.

Here are 48 fantastic short stories I think you’re going to love. Some are dramatic, some are loving, and some are downright dirty.

You’ll find an assortment of five-minute “quickies” to longer ones that take an hour or so to read. They’re perfect for when you’re stuck waiting in line, trying to relax for a few minutes before bed, or for a quick fix during your lunch break.

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Short stories have saved my sanity more times than I can count. This is a single author short story anthology. If you’re a loyal reader of my work, you might recognize some old friends (with a few little extras). I love them…I know you will, too.

Much love,
Shayne

Complete Story List:
Abandonment
Absence of Light
An Unorthodox Rescue
Attention You Deserve
Bruised
Career Satisfaction
Cheater
Desperate
Different
Doc
Evening Out
Expectations
Extraction Plan
Fight
Finding Jordan
First Impressions
Grief
Hard Choices
His Story/Her Story
Hyde in Plain Sight
I’m Gonna Miss Her
In Training
Jane Eyre (Fan Fiction)
Justice
Legacy
Leo
Living for Her
Long Term Plans
Mortified
Moth to Flame
Out of Sight
Patient Disclosures
Rage – Part 1
Rage – Part 2
Reconstruction
Reunion
Running Errands
Savine in Review
Sean
Security
Something New
Strangers
Sweetest Taboo
The Carving
Uncertainty
Victory for the Devil’s Mistress
Watching the Ridge
Zero Tolerance

An Evening Out | A Short Story

tumblr_lxaggzzKiV1r3w115o1_500She smiled when he approached her outside the restaurant and introduced himself.  He was good looking, articulate, and charming.  With manners above reproach and a sharp wardrobe, she knew he was what most women her age would sacrifice everything to find.

They chatted over decent Italian and outstanding wine for hours.  There was none of that awkward silence most people in their situation talked about experiencing when they returned to the dating world after years of marriage.  He knew a little about a lot of subjects and his sense of humor was always evident.  She laughed hysterically when he relayed a particularly funny story about his cat.

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Running Errands | A Short Story

Running Errands - A Short SToryA tap on her shoulder in line at the post office made her glance back.  A gorgeous man who was several inches taller stared down into her face.  She instinctively returned it.  He looked a few years older and in far better physical shape than she was.

“I’m sorry to bother you,” he said in a deep voice that made the hair stand up on the back of her neck, “but you wouldn’t happen to have a pen I could borrow, would you?  None of these work.”

“Of course.”  She dug in her bag and handed him one.  With a wink, he bent to address the envelope.  His handwriting was neater than any man she’d ever seen.  She mentioned it and he chuckled.

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Sunny’s Heart (The Great Outdoors)

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When Addison Hauser gives her heart to her best friend at sixteen, she never expects him to disappear with it. Working the ranch and caring for her father, she doesn’t have much time to dwell on the hole he left.

Twelve years later, Mack returns to claim her and is quickly reminded why bullies ran from his best friend when she was seven. It isn’t going to be easy to get back in her good graces. He’s willing to do the work…if he can just keep her from shooting him.

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