Chapter XIV: Circle The Drain

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“Eddy! Eddy get up!”

Eddy didn’t move.


With an irritated groan, Eddy rolled over on the couch in the living room and struggled to push himself up to a sitting position. “Babe what the hell?” he grumbled. “I was sleeping.”

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Chapter Six: Madeline’s Malady

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After so long without a baby in the house to care for, suddenly having two at once was a lot more work than Savannah and Morgan had anticipated. Miraj’s new job at the Willow Creek hospital meant he couldn’t help out as much as he’d like to at home and Johnathon was just a kid. He couldn’t do the messy stuff like feeding and changing diapers but he gave Avery and Madeline plenty of tickles and affection all the same.

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Chapter XIII: Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!

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“Hello?!” I called out into the endless stretch of wilderness around me. “Is anybody there? I think I’m lost! Hello?!”

Let me back track a little and explain to you exactly how I ended up getting lost by myself in the woods in the middle of the night. I started working at a new hospital in Willow Creek where my sisters live and as part of a new employee orientation, somebody in management thought it was a good idea to send a group of us out to Granite Falls on a wilderness retreat to get to know each other and learn how to work together. In theory, it was a great idea. In practice, it didn’t turn out so well.

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Chapter Five: Living The Charmed Life

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The sounds of Morgan and Savannah throwing up every morning became a daily occurrence in the household and were a constant reminder that the Charm family was going to be welcoming its sixth generation into the world in the very near future. Back in Sunset Valley, this would have been cause for a massive celebration with all the most important people in the world coming by to offer their congratulations to the star-studded Charms but things were different in Willow Creek. Everything was quieter and the only people storming the house with congratulations and baby gifts were the neighbours who weren’t visiting because their public relations assistant insisted they do so to boost their image; they came to see Morgan and Savannah because they genuinely cared about their neighbours. It was a feeling Morgan had never experienced until now and she welcomed it. It helped take her mind off of how sick and sore she constantly felt carrying this baby around.

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Merry Christmas from the Sword-Prince Family


This is Sebastian Sword, here wishing you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Happy Kwanzaa, Hanukkah and Winter Solstice to all those celebrating these festive holidays, too. It’s been a great year for our family, with Calista’s successful operation, our move to Oasis Springs and the birth of my second son, Nereus. We hope your year has been as great as ours and that the coming year is even better.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays with love,
The Sword-Prince Family

Merry Christmas from the Charm Family


This is Morgan Charm, here to wish all of you and your families a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! To all those celebrating a different winter holiday this season, I hope it’s filled with all the joy and laughter of the holiday season. Next year is going to be an exciting year for us since my wife and I are going to be welcoming two new additions to our family. We can’t wait for you to meet them in coming chapters!

Wishing all of our readers all the best this holiday season and in the coming year,
The Charms