This collection of twelve short stories will take you on a word journey of humor, sadness, love and its relationship to emotional hurt, along with a sprinkle of pure human madness. Although these stories have been fictionalized they were based on actual characters, circumstances and events where all of them to some extent, found themselves embroiled. These stories portray a diversity of individuals caught up at different times, conditions and locations and where they are brought into the light between the covers of this book. There are a variety of topics where it should appeal every reader and their taste, including a step into the unexplained super natural and a who-done-it-mystery. The reader of this collection, along with this writer, may find one or more of these stories which could be used as a learning tool in our own lives. This author's first published vel was The Never Pals it came out in 2009 to a 10 to 1 ratio of unsolicited and very favorable reviews. This book will be selectively displayed at the London Book Fair in the spring of 2015. Other of this author's writings are a number of other short stories that include an article in True Story Magazine titled, The Rosenberg Apartment A second vel based on one of the stories contained in this book will be forthcoming in the t too distant future.