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Stories from Magnolia Ridge 9

Born to Love

by Daniel Elijah Sanderfer

It's February in Appalachia, Virginia. Winter's frosty breath still lingers across the Blue Ridge Mountain town; with Valentine's Day just around the corner, our couples find themselves busy making plans. But as John Lennon said, "Life happens when we are busy making other plans."

While Jeannie is preparing for a big Valentine's sale at her shop, her water breaks; leaving Travis, Levi and her fiance Tony scrambling to get an ambulance to her before the babies arrive. Meanwhile, the gang discovers their dear friends Buster and Daisy who own the local restaurant are retiring. The restaurant that has been the center for everyone's lives for decades will close. But, an unexpected offer from some old friends may just keep it open.

As the Magnolia family prepare to welcome new members to their extended family, Dustin, and Skyler face down surgery and a realization that lead them regretting ever moving to Magnolia Ridge. Join Daniel and the cast of characters you have come to love for this exciting addition to the Magnolia Ridge series.

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Publisher: Independently Published

Character Identities: Gay, Straight

Tropes: Families/Raising Kids, Hurt / Comfort, Interracial Relationship

Setting: Appalachia, Virginia

Languages Available: English, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, Filipino, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Vietnamese

Series Type: Continuous / Same Characters


About the Author

Daniel Elijah Sanderfer is a retired Hospitality Manager who currently resides in Southern Indiana with his husband William. Originally from the Blue Ridge Mountain region of Virginia, he moved to Indiana to be closer to his then fiance. They have been married for two years and together for fifteen total years. He was always interested in writing even from a young age and was featured in a few poetry collections as a teen. When he is not writing he is caretaker, as his husband is disabled and requires full-time care. He enjoys going to antique stores and in the summer weekend long yard sales. He currently writes LGBT fiction with a positive direction as he feels too many love stories experience tragedy. He likes to highlight the stories that survived. The couples who fought to stay together and the families that do accept them.