Sarah and the Magic Beans by Merri Hiatt

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Sarah Carpenter has three days to pay her rent and less than four dollars in her checking account. To take her mind off her troubles, she heads to the local farmer’s market a mile from her apartment. A mysterious woman offers her a lavender pouch filled with contents unknown. Instructions to come back in one week and either return the pouch with the items inside or pay five dollars follow. Sarah takes the pouch. In doing so, she opens herself to the promise of hope and the gift of believing in magic. This short story is approximately 7,000 words.

About Merri Hiatt

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Merri Hiatt grew up in a small town near Shasta Valley in Northern California. Upon moving to the Pacific Northwest in Washington state, Merri fell in love with the mountains, ocean, rain and lush greenery. Merri credits her high school creative writing teacher with giving her the nudge to pursue writing, and she's been writing ever since. BOOKS WRITTEN BY MERRI HIATT: Puddle of Poetry; LOVE IN THE AIR TRILOGY: Runway Romance, Love on the Fly, Passion at 30,000 Feet; SEASONS OF LOVE SERIES: Summer Love, Autumn Love, Winter Love, Spring Love; CELEBRATING LOVE TRILOGY: 14 Love Letter Lane, 21 Romance Way, 28 Passion Boulevard; EMBRACING LOVE TRILOGY: When Love's at Work, When Love's at Home, When Love's at Play, When Love's on Vacation, When Love's Gone Country, When Love's Gone Camping; MANGADARTH TRILOGY: Marayah's Return, City Reborn, My Mother's Eyes; Kat Burglar, a romance novella; Sarah and the Magic Beans, a short story about magic and hope; Mama Lives in My Hair, a short story about life and death; The Magical Christmas Cookies, a short story about hope; Food So Good, You'll Never Know It's Good For You, 11 Recipes and Tips; and Potato Chip Princess, a young adult short story. Visit Merri's website at
Published May 9, 2012 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 27 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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