Here are the blurbs:
Homeless in Heaven: Homeless for over two years, Merl has hunkered down to endure a second winter in
He has lost the ability to trust or accept kindness as anything but a sneaky
attempt to weaken him for an attack.
Knowing he should seek to get back into the mainstream, he lacks the
will to try. Nate has led a sheltered and privileged life as the only child of
wealthy older parents, now deceased. He is working on a photo journalism piece
about the homeless people in Eden, Colorado Eden
when he first encounters Merl. Can he win Merl’s trust and cooperation in an
effort to provide positive long term help to other homeless people in the
area? Even more important, can he forge
a real partnership with the suspicious older man?
Last Train to Clarkdale: For Clay, always a misfit and bullied at school, contact with the railroad and railroaders in the small town where he grew up was a lifeline. He went on to a career in the industry although not out on the track. Some odd compulsion draws him back to his long departed home despite the painful memories he has of the place. A chance meeting with Jon and sharing an afternoon’s tourist rail trip results from his impulse. He gets an instant crush on the big, bluff man, but what can a geeky clerical type rail fan offer a famous world traveling scenic and wildlife photographer like Jon?
A Different Drummer: Jest has been on his own since his mid teens and still blesses the chance that let him realize his dream of playing percussion in a band, one who has become his surrogate family. Greene has struggled to build himself a life far from the undisciplined communal community in which he grew to his mid teens. Traveling aimlessly, he meets Jest and the other members of Taken By Storm. He’s intrigued but terrified of slipping back into a disorderly world like that of his childhood.
A Game of Hearts: Losing the love of his life, DeVore became a recluse. At one of the few social functions he steels himself to attend, he meets an amazing young man. Can he find new life and new love? Tim Hardesty was a preemie and always frail. As a teenager, an organ transplant was the only thing that could save him. Now grown to manhood he is still struggling to break away from family ties and find a purpose for his life. It’s a thrill to meet an idol whose powerful photographs move many. But is this attraction his own or coming from the stranger’s heart now beating in his chest? Sometimes to win in the game of hearts, you have to risk terrible pain and take fearsome chances.