SHORT READS

Don't have time to read a full novel? Enjoy some short reads from EE Montgomery.

Ships at Sea

ALIVE AND FREE

First Officer and pirate Brian Owen has secrets. Some secrets he has to keep from everyone. Some he keeps from the two men he loves most in the world. When Owen's past collides violently with his present, all his secrets are revealed and everyone he loves is at risk. While his ship is attacked and sunk, Owen has to decide whether to save the family he misses or the one he's made since.

Candle

IN A POOL OF BLOOD

Karla returns to her childhood home, looking for answers to her mother's violent death. Wild weather and an unexpected visitor give her the answers she's always needed, but at a price she isn't sure she can pay.

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MAKING FRIENDS

Julie doesn't have a lot of friends. Most people don't interest her. Karen is different: she's vibrant and colourful and has lots of friends. So different to Julie. Julie adores Karen. Except when she hates her.

Running Shoes

MORNING RUN

How does a woman survive when all she has going for her is her intelligence? Most of her family are criminals and her best friend is the perky popular girl. Read "Morning Run" to see how Janelle has built a life that works for her.

Love at First Sight

LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT

Chris and Ian have been together nearly forty years, but that doesn't mean there's nothing left to learn about each other, or that all the doubts are gone. Chris wants to know, and it's up to Ian to reassure him.

Santa hat on a wooden gate

LOVE Vs TRADITION

Kristof Jensen Kringle is Santa now that his parents have retired, but if Santa doesn't get married the Elves face extinction. Jensen has to give up the love of his life--P.D. Bloom, the (very male) head of R&D--and enter into a loveless marriage with a woman to save his people.

2 people on a bench

ONE PERFECT DAY

She envies them. They're connected to the world and each other while she lives in a world of constant pain and loneliness. She makes the first move but they recoil at the sight of her. She keeps trying, not willing to give up on life. Then the doctors tell her there's nothing more they can do.

Gingerbread House

 GINGERBREAD HOUSE

Premise: Wizard trapped in an oak house, waiting for someone with power to release him. Apprentice master baker, rushing to purchase his first permanent stall (his final exam before qualification), becomes trapped by the same spell that caught the wizard (with different impact). The only way he can break the spell is to lure the two goblins who cast the spell back to the scene of the crime. The goblins are masquerading as two children: Hansel and Gretel.

School Desk And Chair

 THE WAY OUT

Premise: Write a story about yourself where nothing is true. I didn't quite make the 'nothing is true', but most people wouldn't know which bits are true and which bits aren't.

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