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FANTASY: Valentia McDowell yearns to visit Ireland to find her grandmother's family and the brooch she left behind. Her father eventually allows her to leave and soon she is crossing the Atlantic on a steamship. The journey is not without its perils. Valentia arrives on Irish shores nearly destroyed by malaria which she caught aboard ship. Her maid nurses her back to health.

After a 100 year nap, Djinn Leela is awakened when Jered, a handsome young magician, is unable to deny the compulsion to buy the opal ring matching the choker binding her to its owner.  Jered and his best friend Gabe are pulled into a magical world where power hungry magicians enslave Djinns.

Haunted by his past, suffering from writer's block, and his sobriety, Jack’s unable to complete the album he started with Mia. Recognizing she's lost her journalistic objectivity by falling into bed - and in love with Jack, Erin quits her job for a music blog magazine to become a freelance reporter, and the ghost writer for his tell-all memoir.

Little ditty about Jack and Amber; about Jack and Mia; and about Jack and Erin. A bruising and abusive childhood leads teenager Jack O'Donnell to find solace in music, his tight-knit group of friends, and the arms of three very different women. After seizing an opportunity and unable to deny his high school crush on Amber, Jack shoots his shot and scores.

What happens when you bump into the someone you've fantasized about for 20 years? This is the question Max Grant and Cress Taylor are asking themselves when they cross paths once again in Chicago, and they realize their first encounter was at Oxford University in 1993 when Cress ran her bicycle into Max on campus.