CrossReads Short Takes
by Beverly Nault
It’s springtime in Cherryvale, and when Cupid says, “make it a double,” town organizer Grace Harkins is busier than ever planning not one but two weddings. Threatening her joy though, a newcomer stirs up long-buried fears, and when a very public meltdown exposes her emotions, everyone in town wonders if Grace has finally taken on too much. Welcome to Cherryvale, where neighbors share, gardeners care, and God allows do-overs. The trees along the CherryPath are blooming, the weather’s glorious, and life is about to become exciting for folks in the town everyone wants to come home to.
by Amanda Tru
Hannah was supposed to get married. She was supposed to live happily ever after. And she was definitely NOT supposed to ever time travel again.
But when Hannah’s fairy tale turns into a nightmare, she discovers seemingly random events in the past have a deadly reality for the man she loves. She now must use what she learned to protect him from pursuing a path that would cost him his life. But certain secrets may cause irreparable damage.
When tragedy strikes, will Hannah be able to face today with no happily ever after in sight?