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Browse audiobooks by Ruth Pettite, listen to samples and when you're ready head over to Audiobooks.com where you can get 3 FREE audiobooks on us
'The Black Sapphire' was a concept that Ruth toyed with for a few years. She studied dialect to help enhance one of the main characters, 'Mattie.' In the story, an unsolved crime shows its ugly face when Detective Adam Reynoir starts investigating. Mattie, the home's housekeeper, and her son, Jarell, decide that they are going to continue staying in the home, even after the dismembering murders have been cleaned up. As the story unfolds, Mattie takes Detective Reynoir on a tour of the home, trying to get him to understand in her way that the murders were no accident. Mattie's life revolves around her son, Jarell. When more incidents happen, Reynoir finally understands why Mattie professes her faith so much in front of everyone, no matter what. Living on the edge of greed will indeed, find you empty handed. Short Story Press publishes short stories written by everyday writers.Show more
Ruth Pettite’s “Swiveled Craving” takes you through yet another twisted and turned loop of events that only she can fathom and bring out to us. As we learn the multiple character storyline, pay close attention. Someone has a role in the story, somewhere. Revenge can be sweet for some. For others, it can be deadly. Jennifer McCain has dealt with more than her fair share of mishaps over time. Her wife’s ex, institutionalized for attempted murder, and seems to be the ultimate culprit yet unable to perform the crimes that she has been accused of. Her health has failed her miserably, but Jenny has insisted that Casey is out to get her still. But if Casey is locked away, how can Jenny even think it would be her? Could it be her wild imagination and things just happen to go wrong? Could someone else be copycatting Casey’s original plots? Does Jenny need help for her traumatic stress? The life of Casey, Danny, Jenny and Ava is one that has more turns than most soap operas on television, yet Ruth still keeps us in tune without jumping all over the place. Join Short Story Press and Ruth Pettite in the mysterious vengeance of “Swiveled Craving.” Short Story Press publishes short stories written by everyday writers.Show more
Incorporating real-time happenings, 'Bedeviled Nightingale' works to explain tragic times for even those people to whom we don't think it could happen. Brianna is an author, hunkered in her cabin for relaxation and work. She uses the cabin as her office and her home, away from the hustle from the city. Divorced and focused, Brianna wants nothing to do but to take care of her world. She enjoys the nature around her and what it provides, until her ex-husband comes knocking down her door. Her Southern ways taught her many things, including ignoring people she doesn't want to be around or talk to. Nathaniel brings bad news from the lower country, cuing Brianna to pack and go with him to her father. Family secrecy is one of many things found in this town. Brianna's family is no different. From the lack of communications to the destruction of other family members, this family was doomed from the start. Desperation brings out the best in people, but not always in the best circumstances. Brianna and Nathaniel both find this out when Short Story Press and Ruth Pettite present 'Bedeviled Nightingale'. Short Story Press publishes short stories written by everyday writers.Show more
Angelique wants nothing more than to meet her personal Prince Charming. She becomes involved in a domestic case, and the officer in the case takes a liking to her stern attitude and brilliance in domestic law. Frederick comes back after being shunned and verbally excused from this teacher’s presence. She is aware of everything, except that he is readily and eagerly interested in her. After accepting a hasty date decision, Angelique decides that maybe a Prince Charming may come to her after all. Mystery and suspense fill this man’s life, making Angelique wary of whom she is actually with. Could this be the honest officer that suddenly asked her out? Should she really be here or think twice about the whole thing? Every decision seems to be made for Angelique, although she feels she is making each one on her own. Will Angelique find her true Prince Charming? Will Mr. Frederick be as special and wonderful and beautiful as he is making everything around her? Or will she be at wits end again, wondering if her Prince Charming will ever show? Watch Angelique jump candlesticks to get to where she wants to be, and with who she really needs to be from a true story short tale. Short Story Press publishes short stories by everyday writers.Show more
Psychologically, Logan Pelham seems like a normal guy with a constructive, filled life. He is about precision and exact timing, and he's a little obsessive compulsive at times. Although time limits are a part of his life, he seems to be a normal, everyday kind of guy. When an old girlfriend from the past comes back into his life, he finds time is not of the essence. She is lost, upset, and mute. To top it off, she is definitely not the girl she once was. Her loud, political ways from college are gone, leaving her a frail and extremely timid woman with extreme mental issues. After contacting the police, Logan is connected with the forensic psychologist. Doctor Morgan Shiles knows the woman well and agrees to meet with Logan. Seeing the woman in slight distress although Logan has offered her a meal, a shower, and clothing, Doctor Shiles insists they discuss her issues back at his office. The halls of the institution are not the only things in this short story that have exceptional twists and turns. Be ready for an outstanding mind warp as you listen in Salvaged Quietude. You never know what, or who, is next in line to come up missing, dead, or more. This turbulent psychological mind blower is definitely a can't-stop-listening pause resister. Short Story Press publishes short stories written by everyday writers.Show more
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