teenaged-anti-socialite-part-1-cover-03Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series: Story 1: Unwanted Attention

Kara Landers is a high school student with no friends. But it’s by choice. She tries her hardest to avoid being pulled into social events of any kind. To her they’re meaningless and just drain her of her energy. She had done well in her pursuit of avoidance, until Steve, the jock of the school, tries to talk to her. He refuses to back off and things go awry.

 

 

teenaged-anti-socialite-part-2-cover-02Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series: Story 2: Overwhelmed

After her confrontation with Steve and her new affiliation with Oliver, things changed. Kara was no longer able to stay away from everyone in her preferred ‘loner’ lifestyle. It doesn’t help that Oliver keeps popping up every time she turns around. He is relentless in his pursuit of her, and she can’t seem to give a serious attempt to get rid of him.

Practically dragged to a party, things go awry when Kara runs into some unsavoury characters. What will she do in these ‘fight or flight’ moments?

 

teenaged-anti-socialite-part-3-cover-01Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series: Story 3: Stubborn Streak

Kara never misses school, even if it means going while severely under the weather. Even Oliver can’t stop her. But things change when she has no longer has the strength to keep going. Oliver won’t back down. He’s determined to take care of her and maybe even make fall in love with him. What better way then to show he cares in their time alone together?

 

 

teenaged-anti-socialite-part-4-cover-01Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series: Story 4: In Over Her Head

Never make a deal without knowing all the details. That’s the mistake Kara made when she let her impatience get the better of her. She made a deal with Oliver with little chance of winning. What does he get if he wins? To go to a school party with her, in costumes of his choosing. What does she get? An answer as to why people are acting so oddly.

 

 

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Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series: Story 5: The Ex

Something is amiss as soon as Kara’s day starts. Oliver isn’t there to walk her to school. When she does spot him, there’s a woman hanging all over him. But things aren’t what they seem. Much to his dismay, Oliver’s ex-girlfriend has come around, and she wants something. Him.

 

 

 

 

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Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series: Story 6: Parental Disapproval

After being convinced to be Oliver’s fake girlfriend, Kara has to go to his house for a family dinner. Instantly met with hostility, will Kara make it through the night without breaking the façade?

 

 

 

 

teenaged-anti-socialite-part-7-cover-01Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series: Story 7: Old Friend

Kara never expected to see him again, Elijah Dante, one of the few people she used to call a friend. He’s back and ready to pick things up where they left off. How will Oliver deal with him, and his own possessiveness?

 

 

 

 

teenaged-anti-socialite-part-8-cover-01Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series: Story 8: Field Trip

Kara’s grade is going on a survival trip into the woods. Much to Oliver’s dismay, Kara is teamed up with Elijah. With them alone in the woods, Oliver can’t stop worrying about an old connection that could spark into something more.

What will Elijah do now that he has time alone with Kara? And how will Oliver get over his anxieties?

 

 

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Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series: Story 9: Missing

After getting soaked in the woods, Oliver has come down with a severe fever. Wanting to see Kara more than anything, he asks her to bring his homework to him after school, but she never shows. Kara was kidnapped, and even in his ragged state, Oliver will do anything to find her.

Who took Kara? Will Oliver be able to find her? Only time will tell.

 

 

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Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 10: Date with Elijah

Confused and unsure of how to act around Oliver, things have turned awkward between them. Both Kara and Oliver have a saddened, negative aura around them, and Elijah can’t stand to see Kara like that, so he does the only thing he can think of, ask her out.

 

 

 

teenaged anti-socialite - part 11 - cover - 01Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 11: Brother, Brother

Having a hard time saying no to Oliver’s challenges, Kara finds herself pitted against Oliver in an extremely hands-on match. Who will win? And who surprises the both of them by making an appearance?

 

 

 

 

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 12: Transferred 

Things have finally started to turn in Oliver’s favour, as Kara agreed to go out with him, but his bliss is still under constant threat from his parents. Has his father found a way to get rid of Kara? And what is going on with Amy and Elijah, who seem to be constantly colluding?

 

 

 

 

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 13: Christmas Ball

Always being dragged into the social gatherings of high society by his parents, Oliver finally agrees to go willingly under one condition, Kara is the one to accompany him. With less than a week till the Christmas Ball, Kara undergoes rigorous training all the while knowing she’ll end up having a confrontation with Elise, who is sure to be there.

How will Kara deal with being thrown into a life she is unaccustomed to? What will happen when she meets Elise once again? It’s going to take a lot to get through the night unscathed.

 

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 14: New Year’s in Handcuffs

Kara is having doubts about her future with Oliver, and it shows. Unwilling to talk about it, Oliver is forced to take drastic measures; he handcuffs Kara to himself, refusing to let her run until she either talks, or they have their New Year’s kiss.

 

 

 

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 15: Decision Time

Kara wakes up in the hospital to find out Oliver has amnesia, and doesn’t remember the last couple of years. With their time together erased, and the transfer still in effect, Kara has a decision to make: set Oliver free, or tell him about their relationship. Will Oliver remember before Kara decides? If he doesn’t remember, what will Kara do?

 

 

 

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 16: Back to School

Figuring it would be bad to stay at home sulking for too long, Kara decides to go back to school to start her new semester, and a big surprise awaits her. Someone she never expected to see is in all her classes and looking for her help. How will school life be now that everything has changed? Who wants her help, and will she be willing to give it?

 

 

teenaged anti-socialite - part 17Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 17: Evidence

Kara’s been successfully avoiding her friends and turning into an even bigger hermit, until one of them shows up at her front door. Who is the relentless pursuer? And what will Kara do about the blaring evidence against her?

 

 

 

 

teenaged anti-socialite - part 18Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 18: The Truth 

Oliver’s attempting to get expelled from his school by skipping out on all of his classes and he’s hiding at Kara’s house. He’s got a lot of spare time while Kara’s at school and when she is home, he openly shows his affection. How will Kara deal with Oliver? Will their plan to get him expelled work? Who shows up at Kara’s front door?

 

 

 

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Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 19: Weekend Away

Oliver is hoping to bring his high school romance with Kara to the next level, and with his birthday and Valentine’s Day around the corner, he’s eager to make use of the special days. Luckily for him, Amy handed him his opportunity as a gift; a trip to a cabin along with her and Elijah.

With their alone time, Kara’s insecurities come to light and she has to decide if she’ll allow Oliver to get closer or if she’ll keep the wall where it is. One thing is for certain, both Kara and Oliver will see a side of each other they haven’t seen before.

 

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Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 20: Winter Formal 

Strong-armed into an outing together, Kara goes with Oliver in search of formal clothes for another dance and that’s when they spot Amy in trouble. Josh has been pursuing Amy relentlessly, and Elijah has been ghosting her, leaving her feeling alone and overwhelmed. Kara and Oliver are determined to help with both of her problems and they’ll make sure everything comes to light, even if it’s at the dance.

 

 

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 22: Separation

It’s finally March break and Kara is excited to have some alone time with her boyfriend, Oliver, who seems to be a bit overzealous about it, but he has a reason. He’s not going to be around for much of the break because of his father, and he neglected to mention it beforehand.

Oliver is determined to keep in contact with her and Kara can’t help but notice someone else popping up into the pictures he sends her. Who is this person? What going on with Oliver? What will Kara do, now that all her plans have been demolished?

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 23: Afraid this Time 

It’s hard to believe in someone when there’s photo evidence against them. and everyone except Kara believes in Oliver. She’s been tormented by the unknown and yet she’s afraid to know the truth. It’s taking a toll on her mentally and physically. And with Oliver coming back soon, Kara’s going to have to face the truth.

What’s the real explanation behind the photos? What will Oliver do when Kara refuses to talk with him? One way or another, everything with come to light.

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 24: Root of the Problem 

With their relationship on the mend, Oliver is determined to prove to Kara how serious he is about doing things the right way. To do that, he’s decided to take her out on a romantic date, ice skating but problems arise when the photos of him and the other girl pop up at school.

How will they deal with the spreading photos? Who is the one watching them at the skating rink? And what does Oliver’s father want to talk to Kara about?

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 25: Blast from the Past

While Kara’s having a study date with Oliver at his house, his little sister invites a boy over and he doesn’t come alone; he brings his older sister who used to go to school with them. Unable to process the emotions she brings up from the past, Kara makes a swift exit.

Who is this girl to Kara? What will Oliver find out about their past that shakes him to the core? And how will Kara handle the situation moving forward?

 

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 26: The Letter

Despite having been told he isn’t to blame for the betrayal of Kara’s friend in the past, Oliver is still swimming in dark thoughts of self-blame. He doesn’t like being in this state of mind, so he asks his cousin, Amy, for help.

She suggests he write a letter to Kara about all his dark thoughts and ask for forgiveness for the things he’s done. Struggling with himself the whole way, he takes Amy’s advice and writes the letter.

Will Oliver have enough courage to give Kara the letter? Will Kara forgive him? Will he be able to forgive himself?

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 27: Distraction

It’s almost time for exams and Kara’s dad has concerns about her slight drop in grades. She’s always done consistently well and the only difference in her life is Oliver’s presence. Fearing it would continue in a trend – and wanting her to have as many options as possible after high school – he talks to her and Oliver about her grades and how he thinks Oliver is a bad distraction.

Not wanting to be a bad influence on Kara, and hoping to change her father’s opinion, he offers to tutor her. Though she’s reluctant at first, she accepts help, but that’s when things go awry.

What goes wrong? Will Kara bring her grades up enough to satisfy her father? What will happen to her relationship with Oliver if she fails?

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 28: Please Forgive Me

With summer break started, Kara is ready to relax and get in some well-deserved gaming time. Oliver pops up with an offer of a getaway to his families beach house for a week. Regardless of her answer, he’s required to go as that’s his yearly family reunion.

Although a bit reluctant to be away from her family for long, Kara agrees to go. Little does she know there’s a familiar, unwelcomed face waiting for her at the beach.

Who will they meet up with at the beach? Why is Kara so stunned to see them? How will they deal with the situation?

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 29: Be Careful

Still on summer break, Aaron decides he wants a swimming race with Oliver. But what good is a competition without a prize? Aaron decides the prize himself and makes it so Oliver won’t want to chance losing.

A girl from the past interrupts them before the match, but Oliver didn’t notice Kara take off before the race even started. Running out to find her, Oliver ends up in a bit of trouble himself. Who will find Oliver? Will he and Kara reconcile or is this it for their relationship? Where did Oliver find himself?

 

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Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 30: No More Running

Their vacation at the beach house is reaching the end, which means Kara, Oliver and the others all have to attend the Bowen Family reunion.

Oliver’s uncle is in charge this year, and he’s decided to change it up. Instead of a dinner, there’s a masquerade and instead of it being family and their guests, he’s invited a slew of other people in the area.

While trying to find Oliver in the crowd of masked people, Kara is approached by someone who thinks he knows her quite well.

How far is this fellow going to push? How will Oliver react when he finds these two being too close for comfort? And what is Kara surprised she wants to do?

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Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 31: Overworked

Oliver’s been working overtime at his father’s company. After work, he goes to Kara’s to spend at least a tiny bit of time with her but always ends up passing out early.

One day, Oliver shows up at her house worse for wear, exhausted and with a fever. Upset about his condition, Kara goes to the source of his fatigue – Oliver’s father – while someone else nurses him back to health.

Why is Oliver being so overworked? Who is nursing him? And what can Kara do to remedy the situation?

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 32: The Cafe

Finally able to have some time off from work, Oliver wants to go on a date with Kara. Unexpected to her, they end up on a long drive to a cafe where Oliver has some history.

Kara gets to learn a little bit more about Oliver’s past with his father and how he found an ice cream cafe in the middle of nowhere.

Why was Oliver out there? And who are the other unexpected customers there who seem to have an interest in Kara?

 

Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 33: New Semester

It’s time for the new school year, new classes and rearranged classmates. Oliver’s eager for the new year, until he finds out he only has two classes with Kara. Kara already didn’t want classes to start again, but things are made worse when she keeps running into Trevor.

Kara considers Trevor to be a friend, but can’t help but be weary knowing his feelings for her. Seeing him so much every day is going to be tough.

Trevor isn’t the only man she’s bumping into a lot – his little brother seems to still have his eyes on her.

How will Kara deal with this start of a new school year? What will Oliver do when he finds out about Trevor? What’s Trevor’s little brother, Shawn, have in store for Kara?

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Teenaged Anti-Socialite: A Short Story Series – Story 34: Distracted

It’s the final year in high school and that means it’s time to decide their future. Oliver knows what he’s going to do, but Kara doesn’t have a clue. Distressed, she tries to talk to Oliver, but he keeps leaving, distracted by something he’s keeping secret from Kara.

What is Oliver up to? Why is he keeping it a secret? How will Kara deal with her future and Oliver?

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