21 Days of Joy: Stories that Celebrate Mom, book four in the Fiction Lover’s Devotional series, honors mothers of all varieties. Biological moms. Adoptive moms. Stepmothers. Grandmothers. Godmothers. “Second moms.” Even men who “mother” children when circumstances put them in that position. Whether you are a mother, have one, or know one, these heartwarming fictional stories will touch your soul, warm your heart, and help you see that you are not alone.
Julie’s story, The Invitation, set at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, is the setting for this short story.
“Plan on walleye for supper unless I catch one worthy of a taxidermist,” Daniel told Elizabeth with a wink as he and their twenty-five-year-old son, Tyler, set off for Little Island.
Elizabeth never saw Tyler alive again.
She learned the sketchy details of her son’s death from the water safety sheriff’s report. A drunk driver had broadsided their boat, killing her only child…