Set in a small South Carolina town in the 1970's, Silent Teardrops follows four members of one family as the connections between them are tested by a difficult present and a haunted past. Adultery, drug abuse, lies, and deceit threaten and challenge them all. Each finds that ultimately the battle will be fought within.
"for the Love, Short Stories and Poems, Vol. 1" by Jennifer N. Shannon is a collection of short stories and poems which explore love, spirituality, fear, and more. Whether story or poem, each has engaging characters, considers life through multiple lenses, and captures the essence of love, simply by writing in truth.
For the Love, Short Stories and Poems, Vol. 1
"for the LOVE...Vol. 2," picks up where "for the LOVE, Short Stories and Poems, Vol. 1," leaves off. There are three elements to the book—blogs, poetry and photographs. All three creatively combine to tell a story, lift spirits, provide guidance and give hope. "for the LOVE...Vol. 2" is a light and if one person is touched, that light continues to shine.
For the LOVE...Vol. 2
"Last night everything changed between us. We laid in the bed, backs facing one another, thinking through the gravity of what was said hours before, the statement laying between us, wedging our bodies into different directions . . ."Read the full story.
"By the time I got there, the church was full. I had never seen it this crowded. Even when we’d have the annual Christmas play, which was the highlight of the year, maybe 60 would show up, but this summer morning, each brown matte pew was jam-packed with people from all over town . . ." Read the full story.
"When they pulled into the driveway of the all-brick home, Jay didn’t flinch. He sat dazed by nothing but the structure before him–almost startled by how familiar things felt. The memories swarmed within him even though years had passed. He gripped the steering wheel . . ." Read the full story.