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Isa & Nate — Chapter Ten— Case Solved

“Are you ever going to tell me who ‘AB & CP’ are? Or do you insist on torturing me?” Nate repositioned a blue sofa pillow behind his back. Isa glanced at Nate’s leg propped up on his grandmother’s coffee table. She’d been the first to sign his cast. Now there was a smattering of other… Read More Isa & Nate — Chapter Ten— Case Solved

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Isa & Nate —Chapter Nine— Contorted Heart

Isa ran toward Nate, and dropped to her knees beside him. Dried blood smeared his perfect face, a gash above his right eye, the source of all the blood.   Isa gasped. She took his hand and squeezed it. “Nate,” she whispered. His eyes fluttered open and his lips curved into smile. “Thought you’d never… Read More Isa & Nate —Chapter Nine— Contorted Heart

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Isa & Nate — Chapter Eight — Missing Nate

Aunt Hazel popped her head in Isa’s room. “Have you heard from Nate lately?” Isa looked up from one of her favorite books, Jane Eyre. “Not since yesterday, why?” Aunt Hazel’s gray eyes drifted to her watch. “It’s 12:15. I can’t believe he hasn’t come over yet. Usually, he’s invaded my kitchen and had at… Read More Isa & Nate — Chapter Eight — Missing Nate

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Isa & Nate—Chapter Seven—The Clearing

Isa tilted her head back and watched a blue bird flit from branch to branch. The sun’s rays streaked through the branches above, illuminating the green leaves of the trees, making them appear fluorescent. “I won’t go any further until you tell me what’s going on. Why is it so important to find this long… Read More Isa & Nate—Chapter Seven—The Clearing

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Isa & Nate–Chapter Five—A Break In The Case

Isa sat on the floor of her bedroom surrounded by cream-colored love letters. It was a beautiful day in April with birds chirping, leaves rustling in the wind, and flowers reaching for the sun. Yet, Isa was inside. The lover of all things nature was inside on a beautiful sun-filled day. Isa had determined that… Read More Isa & Nate–Chapter Five—A Break In The Case

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Isa & Nate–Chapter Four–A Box Of Letters

Isa tugged off her purple gardening gloves and placed them on a shelf cluttered with clay pots, fertilizer, gardening tools, and seed packets. “Thanks for helping me de-weed. Most find it a loathsome job, but not me. I find it therapeutic in its repetition. Then again I do hate pulling up pretty weeds. Don’t you?”… Read More Isa & Nate–Chapter Four–A Box Of Letters

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Isa & Nate—Chapter Three–The Peacock

Links to Previous Chapters: Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three The Peacock “Hurry up we’ll be late for the movie.” Isa ran a brush through her hair and rolled her eyes at Carolyn who was looking in the mirror holding one leg up then the other. “Which shoe?” “The black flat.” Both looked fine to… Read More Isa & Nate—Chapter Three–The Peacock

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Isa & Nate —Chapter Two—The Bewitching Hair Princess

Links to previous chapters: Chapter One- Isa & Nate Meet Chapter Two The Bewitching Hair Princess Isa held her hand high. She knew the answer, she’d read it in a book. She looked outside while she waited for Mrs. Spofford to make a decision on who to call on. Isa didn’t know why she took… Read More Isa & Nate —Chapter Two—The Bewitching Hair Princess