Warning: the contents of this box may be of a sinister nature! Everyone loves surprises, but will this family love their surprise after they discover what's inside a brightly wrapped cardboard box? Animal antics await readers who love furry friends in this fun-filled story about a potentially sinister unexpected guest! See the world (or at least the inside of the house!) through the eyes of an adventurous mystery guest as he plays all day while the family's away! Find out what is delivered to the doorstep of an unsuspecting family in Christina Leung's The Unexpected Guest. Can you guess what's inside? Christina Leung is an accomplished artist and writer who graduated from the Seven Hills College of Arts in Brisbane, Australia with honours. She has enjoyed over twenty years working as a visual artist and owning a children's gallery. Her love of family and animals has inspired her to produce delightful works of art at children's hospitals as well as three other books she has written and illustrated. Christina currently lives in Brisbane with her dogs, Rex and Moe Diddly; her cat, Scooter; and a blue parrot called bob.
As this little booklet reminds us, life isn't always what we expect it will be. But sometimes everything can change, with just a knock at the door. . . . What would happen if Jesus showed up at your door and wanted nothing more than to spend time with you? Would it be weird? What would you tell him about your life? What wouldn't you tell him? Would you invite him to stay?
When a stranger runs his car into a ditch and makes his way to an isolated house, he discovers a woman standing over the dead body of her husband, gun in her hand. She admits to murder, and the guest helps her concoct a story.
The Unexpected Guest is a play in two acts that was created in a playwriting class through the partnership of the National MS Society: Oregon Chapter and Well Arts, a nonprofit organization that explores, develops, and practices creativity as a means of wellness. The four authors learned playwriting to develop a production that would explore their personal experience with multiple sclerosis and turn their stories into educational outreach for those who are unfamiliar with the experience of MS. The play tells the story of receiving a diagnosis of MS, sharing with friends and family the diagnosis, and the day-to-day challenges of living with the diagnosis. Significantly, the play explores the emotional realm of debilitating illness and the reflection of society back on those living with these experiences.
Clare Moorhouse, the American wife of a high-ranking diplomat in Paris, is arranging an official dinner crucial to her husband's career. As she shops for fresh stalks of asparagus and works out the menu and seating arrangements, her day is complicated by the unexpected arrival of her son and a random encounter with a Turkish man, whom she discovers is a suspected terrorist. Like Virginia Woolf did in Mrs. Dalloway, Anne Korkeakivi brilliantly weaves the complexities of an age into an act as deceptively simple as hosting a dinner party.
A late night knock at the door brings a familiar face to Vanessa's house. But an act of kindness reveals a hidden passion both women can not ignore. A standalone lesbian romance, short story with a happy ending. Contains scenes of a very sexual nature!