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Romantic Redemption

A Is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter T

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

The diamond wasn't anything amazing. That's what made it so painful.

A Is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter S

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Bartlette emitted a low-level but steady whine from her mother's arms. She had sprouted a tooth, and along with it a temperature and a rash on her bottom.

A Is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter R

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

The maddening indifference approach has only one serious drawback - it usually doesn't work. Three days had passed, and Charlie had not so much as delivered a pizza.

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter Q

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

The doorbell rang when Amy thought it would. About a day and a half had passed since she last talked to Charlie on the phone.

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter P

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Never feed plums and chocolate-covered coffee beans to a seven-month-old baby. The result, Amy was learning, is explosive. Amy had been on the phone...

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter O

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Oprah said it, and it was true: What I know for sure is that there is no strength without challenge, adversity, resistance, and often pain. Equally ...

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter N

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

She knew it was too good to be true: free pizza and a man with buttocks so smooth and ripe under lycra they looked like they were shaped by Michelange...

A Is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter Z

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Each letter made Amy feel wistful and regret that her life's lessons dovetailed so closely with self-denial. But she and Charlie had agreed before he left. No strings.

A is for Amy & Adonis: Double Post -- Chapters L and M

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Sometimes God smiles. The clouds of fate part, and for a moment, sunshine pours through, sweet and warm and golden. He was at the door. Charlie. And ...

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter K

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Amy was on the desperate side of midnight. Her silky kimono robe smelled of breast milk vomit. Her hair looked like a bird's nest. She felt like scre...

A Is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter Y

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Charlie stood in the sunset's orange wash -- a heavenly-lit incongruous mix of well-sculpted manhood, cheap costuming and convenience food.

A Is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter X

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Love is like a personalized parking space. You can put any car you want in there, but there's only one name on the asphalt.

A is for Amy & Adonis: Double Post -- Chapters I and J

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

I Amy returned to bedlam. Carmen and Ferguson were engaged in hand-to-hand combat over Ibey the rubber ibex. Ferguson wanted to behead him, and Carme...

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter W

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Wine, cheese, olives, more wine. They talked. He listened. She felt tipsy. She knew she was really enjoying herself, enjoying being herself.

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter H

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

She was trying to cheer up Amy even though Amy was already feeling happy. This made no sense at all - except if you were Eustazia.

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter G

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

G Cosmetic surgery was out of the question. Too expensive. For that matter, so was a new bra. However. If you could take out a mortgage to pay for ...

A is for Amy & Adonis: Double Post -- Chapters U and V

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Ferguson had a hard poo. He grunted on the toilet like a baby mastodon. Unnh! Unnh! The poo wouldn't come out, and so his grunts grew more impassioned. And desperate.

A Is for Amy & Adonis: Double Post, Chapters E & F

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

A is for Amy & Adonis is a comic story of romantic redemption. The aim is to provide a fun and fast read with characters you can connect to emotionally.

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter D

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

For those who are new here, A is for Amy & Adonis is a comic story of romantic redemption. The aim is to provide a fun and fast read with characters you can connect to emotionally.

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter C

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Adonis wasn't his real name. Duh. Amy being stupid again. That was the downside. The upside was, she liked his real name better: Charlie.

A is for Amy and Adonis

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

Out of sight, their hands met. Skin touched skin. A synaptic frenzy spread up her forearm, spiking tiny fair hairs to attention. It's a comic story of romantic redemption. The aim is to provide a fun and fast read with characters you can connect to emotionally.

A is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter B

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven Crandell

A is for Amy & Adonis is a comic story of romantic redemption. The aim is to provide a fun and fast read with characters you can connect to emotionally.