12 short stories of love--old, new, and sometimes lost.
Beautiful, Faithful Asian Ladies Seek Friendship/Marriage, by Daniel Wallace: A quiet American man and an Asian woman stumble toward a common language in their search for love.
Occupational Hazards of the Late-Night Girl, by Camille Alexa: A young woman's musings on the Mister Lonely Guys she watches as they sift through used books.
Hand Signals, by Venita Blackburn: Of the two toy factory workers, one is deaf-mute and the other shy, but both just hope to be understood.
Sometimes He Became a Coaster, by J.A. Tyler: A woman sits by her comatose husband's side season after season, not quite ready to stop needing him.
In the Heart of Texas, by Artis Henderson: A young widow gets a second chance at love, but first must find some closure with her in-laws.
Graveyard Days, by Daniel Wallace: A young man who has lost his mother, discovers that a cemetary can be an interesting place to meet women.
Holy Spirit, by Sally Bellerose: A simple, faithful woman finds love can bloom from loss.
A Tale of Two Kitties, by Sue Ellis: A tiny tale of love.
The Girls, by Victor J. Banis: The love shared by a man and his dogs.
A Brief Excerpt in the History of Salt, by Venita Blackburn: The meeting of two soulmates, salted with a bit of magical realism.
Time, the Thief, by John Chabot: Have you ever just sat in a cafe and wondered about the loves and lives of those around you?
The Distance Between Things, by Gerri Leen: A woman who has come to expect only the dark side of life discovers the lightness of love.