Painting Rainbows

“I was a fantasy. A nice memory. People like you don’t need a pot of gold at the end of their rainbow.”

A bittersweet short story for lovers of sensual contemporary romance – unique and captivating with an emotional twist you won’t want to miss. 

Mandy always adored Joel. But he was the local hot-boy and she was the schoolgirl barely on his radar. Their paths don’t cross again until they’re free and single young adults. They meet by chance in a picturesque seaside village, perfect for sizzling summer afternoons and endless sultry nights of newly discovered passion. They know instantly they’re soulmates, destined to be lovers forever.

But life isn’t like that. A curved ball is hurled right under their feet, wrenching them apart. Will real life conspire against them? Or can they find each other once again and live happily ever after?

If you ever dreamed of finding your pot of gold, don’t miss out. Scroll up and click buy to start reading.

(praise from reviewers)

A chance meeting between two childhood friends. A summer of fun and romance. And a promise to meet again next summer. Seems like a story we’ve all heard before. But it’s in the delivery that made the difference for me. A very well written story. And though it’s short, I still can’t help but feel emotional at the twist in the end. You’ll have to read this to know why… Reading Alley

Painting Rainbows is a fragment of life. The story slapped me in the face and showed me reality. Full of content but not lacking in form. It was able to develop an impact. It was written with elegance, a perfect masterpiece… Reading Alley

Though this is a short story, I enjoyed it a lot. Painting Rainbows is unexpected, both in the interesting story that unraveled and in the ending that was presented. Being a fan of twists, I love the one that is revealed here. I like the author’s writing style and voice. Well worth a read… Reading Alley

It was a unique short story. The storyline was captivating and the characters were of note. The best line in this book for me though is this: “I was a fantasy, Joel. A nice memory. People like you don’t need a pot of gold at the end of their rainbow.” And it just struck a chord in me. I was moved and when I read the last word, I became devastated because I really wanted more. Good read. Lovely effort… Reading Alley

I read it twice. That’s how much I enjoyed it. Painting Rainbows is a short story but don’t be deceived by it. It packs a very interesting storyline, a sweet and sensual romance, and an intricate plot that slowly unravels with an ending that will leave you feeling astounded. I like every aspect of how the author wrote the story. The characters were portrayed with great chemistry you’ll be immediately drawn to them and root for them all the way. Quite simply, an amazing story… Reading Alley