The Reading Garden
A showcase for writers and readers
This site is dedicated to readers and writers of all genres, and showcases excerpted works of published and unpublished authors. Stop by often to read new excerpts. All authors are welcome to submit excerpts of a finished or in-progress work. I hope you enjoy the excerpts, and I'd like to thank the authors who volunteered to share their words. May these excerpts lead you to many hours of reading enjoyment with favorite authors, both old and new. Any author who would like to submit an excerpt, please let me know. Sharing is what this site is all about. Come back often to see what's new, and mention The Reading Garden to your friends. Oh, and before you go on to the excerpts, won't you please browse The Reading Garden's
pages, and sign (on this page) one of my guest books? Uh, uh, uh! Not so fast! Last, but certainly not least, don't overlook the list of
which includes a grouping of author home pages as well as writer and reader resource links. This list was entrusted to me personally by Freda P. Frog, Site Hopper Extroardinaire. Site Hops includes a web search engine for your convenience.
SPECIAL THE READING GARDEN UPDATE
March 26th, 1997 - GeoCities named
The Reading Garden
one of their
May 26th, 1997 -
The Reading Garden
Top Five Romance Novel Sites
by Suite 101.
The Young Writers Patch
Is there anything more exciting than seeing a young writer express their love of the written word? To watch words, characters and situations come alive through the eyes and imagination of youth? Come on over to The Reading Garden's newest section and experience for yourself!
The Music Room
Come in, pull up a speckled toadstool and enjoy The Garden Variety Band.
The Script Scene
Are you curious, as I am, how a screen and/or stage play looks on paper? Well, thanks to Diana Fox we have a wonderful screenplay excerpt, now showcased in The Garden Spotlight. Come on, don't just stand there, step into The Spotlight and read Diana's charming registered screenplay, and maybe learn a thing or two about how it's done!
Down The Poetry Path
If you love romantic poetry, expressed for and to a special someone, then look no further. It is my great privilege to exhibit the poetry of Judith and Tommy Williams. Their personal love story is legend on the Internet, and the words they speak to and of each other are well worth reading. Be sure to visit their site, Williamholler, after you read their poems! Join me in extending a warm welcome to our newest contributing poet, the very talented Rod Nichols. Rod is very active in the Poetry section of CompuServe's Author's Forum, and sometimes incorporates beautiful graphics as background to his poetry. Don't forget, if you'd like to have your poetry displayed for visitors to The Reading Garden, please be sure and send it to me.
Please "reload" or "refresh" to view the most current page. This applies to *all* the pages in The Reading Garden.
A TERRIBLE BEAUTY --straight historical --bottom of page six
KEEPER OF THE WIND --historical romance --page forty
CHRISTMAS PIE --historical romance --page thirty eight
ROSAMUNDA'S REVENGE --historical romance --page eight
DESPERATE --historical romance --page twenty four
DANGEROUS --historical romance --page thirty eight
DEFIANT --historical romance --page forty four
WILD DREAM --historical romance --page nine
Jo Ann Ferguson
THE COUNTERFEIT COUNT --Regency romance --page nineteen
ONLY COUPLES NEED APPLY --short contemporary romance --page thirty one
SHADOW ON THE MOON --paranormal romance --page thirty
OUTRAGEOUS --short contemporary romance --top of page five
NEW BEGINNINGS --short contemporary romance --page fifteen
ASK MARIAH --single title contemporary romance --top of page eleven
THE FIERY CROSS --time travel --page thirty two
LADY ON TOP --short contemporary romance --top of page one
LEGACY --multi-cultural romance --page twelve
SNOWBOUND --Regency romance (novella) --page thirty seven
Cheryl Cooke Harrington & Anne Norman
ROCK SOLID --short contemporary romance --page thirty seven
ALWAYS TO REMEMBER --historical romance --page nineteen
Stef Ann Holm
HARMONY --historical romance --page thirty six
STEAL ME, SWEET THIEF --historical romance --top of page six
CIRCLES IN TIME --time travel romance --page thirty three
TO TOUCH THE STARS --futuristic romance --page thirty four
THE RANCHER MEETS HIS MATCH --contemporary romance --page forty two
WIDOW WOMAN --historical romance --page forty one
A STRANGER TO LOVE --short contemporary romance --page seventeen
THE THORN & THE THISTLE --historical romance --page thirty five
MARRY ME, COWBOY --short contemporary romance --page twenty three
STONES THROW --thriller --page twenty eight
THE IVORY DUCHESS --historical romance --top of page three
FORTUNE'S HOSTAGE --sf/fantasy romance --page fifty nine
MARRYING WELL --short contemporary romance --page twenty six
PATCHWORK HEARTS --historical --page fifty nine
DREAM A LITTLE DREAM --paranormal --page twenty seven
WEB OF INTRIGUE --inspirational suspense romance --forty three
Aimee and David Thurlo
BLACKENING SONG --mystery --top of page thirteen
HER DESTINY --short contemporary romance --bottom of page thirteen
HANNAH'S HUNKS --short contemporary romance --bottom of page one
UNTIL THE END OF TIME --mystery --page sixteen
THE WRONG WIFE --short contemporary romance --page eighteen
SWEET CHARITY --historical romance --page four
PRELUDE TO DEATH --mystery --top of page seven
THE WICKED CICISBEO --Regency romance --page thirty nine
SHIELD OF ABRAHAM --historical romance --bottom of page three
Margery Harkness Casares
WHITE AZALEAS --single title romance --page twenty five
CHARMED --fantasy/magic --page twenty one
THE KITE --short story --page forty eight
Michele Janine Johnson
STIMULATING CIRCUMSTANCES --romantic suspense --page fourteen
DREAMWEAVER --time travel romance --page four
MAGNOLIA BLOOMS --romance (short story - contemporary/fantasy romance) --page sixty
LEAP --romance (short story) --page forty two
A YELLOW ROSE --romance (short story) --page forty three
IMPOSSIBLE SILENCE --historical romance --page twenty two
INTO THE LIGHT --paranormal romance --bottom of page eleven
GLASS SLIPPER --short contemporary romance --top of page two
THE PICKPOCKET --historical romance --bottom of page two
Trace Edward Zaber
ESPRIT DE CORPS --short story --page fifty
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