Set in the Carolinas, Karen Jerabek’s books are the stories your girlfriends would tell you after a couple glasses of wine on a girls’ night out.
Karen’s short stories are perfect for your lunch break, lounging at the pool or even a lazy Sunday afternoon! All you need is 30 minutes and $1. Enjoy!
Newly Released: Change of Plans
Change of Plans is written for anyone who’s ever wondered if they should open themselves up again after a heartache. You’ll meet Allie, a young woman who’s been down in the dumps since her last relationship fell apart. She’s been cocooning for the past few months but is starting to feel like she’s ready to come out of her shell when she meets both a hot bartender and a clumsy yet sweet guy in the same night. Is she ready to start a new relationship or would an exciting fling be more of what she’s looking for? Or maybe, she’s not ready at all and will walk away from both men. Luckily, she has her best friend, Vanessa to support her as she navigates getting back into the dating world. No matter what Allie chooses, one thing is certain, having a change of plans will send her life in a completely new direction.
Approx. 8700 words, 45 pages – perfect for a quick read anywhere you have a free 30 minutes. Written as a first person narrative, set in Wilmington, NC.
Love Leaps is a short story for anyone who’s ever wondered whether they should take a leap of faith on love. Emma thought she’d be the next of her friends to get engaged but when her boyfriend, Gray, says he needs some space, she has no idea where this leaves their relationship. As she struggles to deal with her emotions, in walks Sam, a man from her past who’s ready to declare his love for her. Luckily, she has her best friend, Jessica, to help keep her head on straight and to remind her to keep her clothes on too! Should she wait for her boyfriend to come back to her or should she revisit love with an old flame? No matter which man she chooses, Emma knows one thing, love leaps.
Approx. 8,000 words, 40 pages – perfect for a quick read anywhere you have a free 30 minutes. Written as a first person narrative, set in Raleigh, NC.
Tuned In to Love
An Amazon Kindle’s Best Seller
Tuned In to Love is a short story for anyone who’s ever questioned whether they should trust their gut. You’ll meet Bree, a smart, confident real estate agent living in Raleigh, NC. She has a great career, great house, great best friend and is totally unconcerned about the state of her love life. Well, that is, until she meets Billy, a scruffy musician who whisks Bree off on a midnight drive that’s sure to shake up her life and leave her wondering whether to trust her head or her heart.
Approx. 7500 words, 38 pages – perfect for a quick read at the beach, pool or even your lunch break. Tuned In to Love reached #5 on Amazon Kindle’s Best Sellers List.
Available at Amazon, BN, iTunes, Smashwords and other online book stores.
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