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Modern Shorts - A Contemporary Romance Collection

Regina Kammer

Publisher: Viridium Press

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Summary

Modern Shorts: A Contemporary Romance Collection features all five of Regina Kammer’s contemporary romance short stories, tales exploring the possibilities of love in this modern age.
 
The possibility...Of loss.Of a proposition.Of a dinner date.Of a fantasy.Of the hottie next door.
 
…The possibility of romance in a chaotic world.
 
Modern Shorts: A Contemporary Romance Collection has five steamy contemporary shorts with seasoned heroes and heroines in their prime.
 
The collection includes the following previously published short stories:
 
Silent SkyA moody romance set in California on September 11, 2001. The possibility of loss spurs a woman to reminisce about her once-perfect marriage.
 
An Age PlayDuring a research trip to England, Regency romance author Jean is propositioned by a young man. But what will Jean’s husband say?
 
ObjectA dinner date with his girlfriend in San Francisco becomes something more than Nigel bargained for.
 
OrcasA lawyer vacationing on Orcas Island finds stress relief in a hot tub and fantasies of a honed cyclist.
 
Window DisplayIn this tale of unexpected voyeurism and romance set in Zurich, Switzerland, an American scholar trying to finish her dissertation finds her room has a very distracting view.
 
These acclaimed contemporary romance shorts from award-winning author Regina Kammer have been compiled together for the first time. Themes include second chance romance, vacation romance, seasoned romance, all with a hint of spice.

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