The Beginning of Something Unexpected

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Gay and Lesbian  |  House: Booksie Classic
A story of a woman's struggles in life and how she conquered them with her family, her friends, both the old and the new, and the new people who have unexpectedly become very important in her life.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Submitted: April 26, 2016

Jade Ysabella Valdez has always been a simple yet hard-working girl. Her reddish brown medium length hair was tied in a simple low ponyta... Read Chapter

Chapter 2

Submitted: April 26, 2016

“That’s amazing, Mom! We have to celebrate!” Jade said elated. Forgetting her exhaustion, she jumped from the bed and started t... Read Chapter

Chapter 3

Submitted: April 26, 2016

Two weeks after, Jade and Isabelle had decided that Isabelle can take back the job of being the apartment manager, provided that Isabelle... Read Chapter

Chapter 4

Submitted: April 26, 2016

Three months after the breast cancer care fundraiser, after a shift at the coffee shop, Jade walked out of the shop ready to catch the bu... Read Chapter

Chapter 5

Submitted: April 26, 2016

Jade’s eyes widened. What was Guy asking from her? Guy’s face turned beet red. He looked like he was going to have a heart attack... Read Chapter

Chapter 6

Submitted: April 27, 2016

They didn’t want to wait. Both Guy and Isabelle thought that they were already middle aged and that they have both spent majority of th... Read Chapter

Chapter 7

Submitted: April 27, 2016

“Jade, come take a photo with us!” Isabelle shouted when she spotted her daughter. Jade and Zee broke apart. Jade couldn’t meet... Read Chapter

Chapter 8

Submitted: April 27, 2016

The party finally ended with the newlyweds leaving it to start their honeymoon. The crowd slowly dispersed and soon, only the caterers an... Read Chapter

Chapter 9

Submitted: April 27, 2016

Two weeks flew by. Jade and Zee would have dinner together every day. Jade would go to her caregiver job at the nursing home then to her ... Read Chapter

Chapter 10

Submitted: April 27, 2016

So, it was in the next few months. Guy, Isabelle and Jade would have breakfast by the pool. Guy and Zee would spend a whole day at work a... Read Chapter

Chapter 11

Submitted: April 27, 2016

It was a cloudy day. A tall dark man clad in all black stood still under the shadows looking up at the tall building. The pas... Read Chapter

Chapter 12

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She forgot about what she saw in her rearview mirror when Anne made a shrill cry upon seeing a dog running to catch a ball that its owner... Read Chapter

Chapter 13

Submitted: April 27, 2016

They all enjoyed dinner together. Guy and Isabelle doted on Anne. Well, everyone actually did. They were seated at the small oval fam... Read Chapter

Chapter 14

Submitted: April 27, 2016

Guy did not go to work the next day. He just instructed Zee over the phone to handle his affairs for him. He claimed that he wanted to sp... Read Chapter

Chapter 15

Submitted: April 27, 2016

Jade smiled awkwardly. She couldn’t think of what to say to Zee. She smelled the rose given to her, relaxed a little bit and smiled, th... Read Chapter

Chapter 16

Submitted: April 27, 2016

The next few days went by quickly. Zee and Jade would exchange messages throughout the day, as per usual, and they would go out on dates ... Read Chapter

Chapter 17

Submitted: April 27, 2016

Their home was about 600 sq. ft. The kitchen, living room and dining room blended into one. There were three doors. The main door where t... Read Chapter

Chapter 18

Submitted: April 27, 2016

The following day was the day of the first fundraiser that Isabelle had organized as Mrs. Isabelle Reid. There were florists, caterers an... Read Chapter

Chapter 19

Submitted: April 27, 2016

Zee protectively kept Jade’s hand on the crook of her elbow and never left her side. Security reported no signs of disturbances to ... Read Chapter

Chapter 20

Submitted: April 27, 2016

***This next chapter has adult content. Please be responsible readers.*** Read Chapter

Chapter 21

Submitted: April 27, 2016

It was already late in the afternoon, when Isabelle rushed into Jade’s room without knocking. She saw her daughter sleeping peacefully ... Read Chapter

Chapter 22

Submitted: April 27, 2016

“I’m still not sure though, okay? The details of what happened to you just sounded familiar. I didn’t really believe all of what yo... Read Chapter

Chapter 23

Submitted: April 27, 2016

Jade was still shaken but she observed that her mother was affected the most about the situation. She didn’t like it one bit. She was s... Read Chapter

Chapter 24

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***This next chapter has adult content. Please be responsible readers.*** Read Chapter

Chapter 25

Submitted: April 27, 2016

He had seen security personnel scatter in different directions as soon as he slipped out through the fire exit at the fundraiser. He had ... Read Chapter

Chapter 26

Submitted: April 27, 2016

***This next chapter has adult and abusive content. Please be responsible readers.*** Read Chapter

Chapter 27

Submitted: April 27, 2016

It seemed like hours passed by but nobody came. They spent their time telling each other how much they loved one another, what they would... Read Chapter

Chapter 28

Submitted: April 27, 2016

They had run for their lives, hand in hand, naked, not minding the pain to their bare feet. They had just fled as far away as... Read Chapter

Epilogue

Submitted: April 27, 2016

Your feedback, especially on the Epilogue will be greatly appreciated. I wanted to leave my readers wanting more, hence a sliver of mystery. Would you read another book I make which relates to this one?

I hope you all enjoyed reading. I understand this may not be everyone's cup of tea. But I hope I have at least made you "feel" something while you were reading my book. Thank you for your time!

Dedication

Ain, one decade & for always, Love Read Chapter


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