Just Kidding – Short Stories

Author Name: Jianna Higgins

Book Title: Just Kidding

Book Synopsis: Just Kidding is a First Place Winner in the Book Excellence Awards 2017 in short fiction AND winner of the Silver Medal in the Global Ebook Awards 2017 in the Humor category.

Ruby Smith stars in this prequel novella to Alice's story, Just Wondering, winner of Gold Medals in both Popular Literature Fiction and in Humor. Ruby also features in the novel, Just Going, an Honorable Mention Medal winner, and in the latest Sorrento Series release, Just Saying, first place winner in the LYRA Book Awards in Women's Fiction, Silver Medal winner in the Global Ebook Awards in Inspirational Fiction, and a Finalist Medal winner in the Readers' Favorite Awards in Realistic Fiction 2017.

Before Alice, Lily and Charlotte came to Sorrento Retirement Facility, Ruby, Melanie and Bridget sparred in a clash of wills.

Ruby Smith is a handful. She admits it. At age 78, she doesn't have time for anyone or anything that bores her.

Follow her wild ride as her behavior crosses a line and the facility manager prepares to ship her out of Sorrento Retirement Facility. Ruby won't let anyone stand in her way, but sometimes, when you get what you want, there are consequences.

When Mission: Phase One is completed, Ruby strikes a deal with the head nurse, but can she live up to the conditions of the agreement?

Author Bio: Jianna was born in Auckland, New Zealand. She graduated from the University of Waikato with a Bachelor of Education and pursued a career in teaching. Developing children's creative writing skills was her favorite part of the job. She is currently working in the health and disability sector and is planning to write full time in the future. If it's summer, Jianna enjoys taking her two dogs to the beach, and if it's winter she heads to the mountains to ski or ride her snowboard. She is currently working on the first novel in the Silver Sleuth series called Alice in Atlantic City.

Publisher Name: Southern Star Publications

Website: http://jiannahiggins.com