Inside this heart-warming short story collection, you will find tales that are close to the author's heart-stories that may be considered "slice of life" narratives. These ten fictional stories are provoking, insightful, and they include twists and turns throughout. They are based on ordinary lives and will bring a smile to your face or a tear to your eye. "Erica" is a story about a love of a lifetime. "Remote Wars" shows how one everyday item in the home can bring a person to devious ways. "Secret Alliance" well …it's a secret. In these stories, you will find a bit of mystery, romance, family life, and surprise. So sit back with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and enjoy your time with these characters from Kathryn Daugherty's heart.