Episode 10: Vintage Love Stories

A whole story in one episode!

Vintage Love Stories is a collection of, wait for it, vintage love stories! The time period is vintage, not the work. These are all new romances, and this cool project was Tanya’s brainchild.

For the first time on the Story Bites Podcast, today you’re getting a whole story. No excerpt! No cliffies! No backsies!

And then we talk about Tanya’s love of short stories and Sarina’s fear. Also, there is some crow-eating to do over today’s writers’ rule…

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More about the audio book

A collection of sweet, tender, poetic, beautiful, heart-wrenching, sensual love stories.  

These stories share a common theme of love, set in a time period before cell phones and social media.  

"Second Best", by B. L. Aldrich, performed by Hillary Huber. 1944. The South. Can a heartbroken young woman learn to love again?  

"Didn't It Rain", by Kathryn Burns, performed by Becca Balanger. 1964. Manchester. A teenager realizes her love for music...and for a girl.  

"The Painted World", by Cassandra Campbell, performed by Erin Bennett. It's 1959, New York and Tennessee. Will a young woman choose the life she's meant to live or the life for which she longs?  

"Adele", by Tony Healey, performed by Carol Monda. A couple who's been married for decades. A secret shared. And a love that shows the beauty in supporting a partner when they share their authentic self.  

"Purple Roses", by Christina Thompson, performed by Xe Sands. A quiet farmhouse. A lifetime love, lost. A message sent from beyond that restores faith, hope, and blessings for a new love.  

"She Screams", by Jacob Strunk, performed by J. Rodney Turner. 1940s. A smoky bar. Jazz. Where love and lust seduces like a song.  

"Can't Get Used to Losing You", by K. E. White, performed by Mark Turetsky and Tara Sands. It's the 1980s. First love. Young love. But is it a forever love?  

"To Love Is to Burn", by Amanda R. Woomer, performed by Laura Jennings. 1871, Peshtigo, Wisconsin. A deadly wildfire and the love that rises from the ashes.  

These stories will make you swoon and laugh, cause tears and sighs. The world needs more love, and Vintage Love Stories is excited to share it.