Winnisimmet Tales

Dorothy Vega- A Life

Thanks to T.J. for suggesting the idea for this story.

This story takes place across several decades and references events in "Someone Who Cares" "True Friends and Family" "New Beginnings" and "Making of A Family"

Right Place, Right Time Part 11

Chapter 23
The next morning Hannah was unusually quiet and was clearly troubled. Nigel and Karen had to sit her down and talk with her about the night before, Bryan and Nichole kept away so they could talk in private.

Right Place, Right Time Part 8

Chapter 17
The sun set over the water and the group started to disperse. Plans were made to return during the next weekend with a smaller group expected. Nichole and Daisy hugged deeply as Daisy, Lilly, and Claire left. Karen whispered to Daisy “we owe you a lot.” Daisy nodded and added “mommy said to be good to her and I like her, she is different than the older ones.”

Right Place, Right Time Part 5

Chapter 11
Breakfast was a hearty meal as they expected to be out for several hours. John suggested they order “full English” breakfasts so they could say they tried it at least once. The food scared the teens but after some goading and prodding among one another they all tried the black pudding and mixed veggies. They weren’t big fans of the mushrooms but that was universal for them, they never at them at home either.

Right Place, Right Time Part 4

Chapter 9
The next morning Nichole was feeling terrible. The activities of that evening took a lot out of her emotionally and she was drained. Karen had to coax her to change from her pajamas and eat breakfast. The twins kept close to her, not wanting to let her out of their sight nor let anyone get close to her.

Right Place, Right Time Part 3

Chapter 7
John was excited about the day despite the rocky start. They were visiting the Tower of London! It is one of the most famous sites in the entire world and one that he personally could not visit the UK without having seen in person. He was willing to visit it alone if he had to, but thankfully all the others wanted to see it as well.

Right Place, Right Time Part 2

Chapter 5
Nichole slept soundly that night. Karen checked on her a couple of times before falling asleep but Nichole didn’t make a sound. The next morning the four went down to breakfast and endured constant questions about Nichole’s night. Karen tried to keep quiet about it, not wanting to upset Nichole but relaying to Olivia and Valerie that they definitely needed to go shopping for her if only to get her some decent clothing and pajamas.

Book 07: Right Place, Right Time


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Nigel and Nichole were minding their own business when they were brutally attacked by four men as the exited a Tube station. The duo happened to be observed by a group of people, saving them from the assault and changing their lives forever. They happened to be in the right place at the right time to be helped by the right people, the Finn Family.

Book 7 in the "Winnisimmet Tales" Saga

Right Place, Right Time Part 1

Nigel Smith is a hardworking single dad. He is also a highly trained nurse who over the years has earned a reputation for his fairness and compassion. Sadly in the eyes of his employers he doesn’t work long or hard enough and often has to correct his needed time off to avoid needed to hire a sitter for his daughter.

A New Finn Part 11 Finale

Chapter 28
Sunday morning John drove over to the Nashua Street Jail, the current home of Roland Finn. With him was Anne Connors and Kennedy Pena. Kennedy was orchestrating the meeting’s fallout and eventual investigation, Anne was there to get the dirt on social services, while John was there to get Roland to speak.

A New Finn Part 8

Chapter 22
Sean hurried over to the school accompanied by Mike and Alex. The two spent an hour getting up to speed on the playbook while Sean looked over plans for the practice. Alex and Mike were novice coaches but they had played on peewee and high school teams so they knew the game.

A New Finn Part 7

Chapter 20
Miles awoke early the next day with Michael joining him soon after. Michael kept quiet and helped Miles with his breakfast until Miles asked him what was bothering him. Michael admitted “we were worried about you. Jaimie told us you had a bad reaction to meeting Aunt Victoria and Uncle Jorge.”

A New Finn Part 6

Chapter 17
The next morning before school the group got together and the two shared their big news with the others. Miles was embraced by Hannah and received a big slap on the back from Bryan while Christina got a hug from Jessica. Paige just stood back and watched.

A New Finn Part 4

Chapter 11
Miles was discharged Wednesday evening with strict orders to stay in bed for another four days. He was ordered to take it easy afterward and was limited to what he could do physically for the next month. Valerie arranged for someone to keep an eye on Miles during the day so she could do her normal daily routine. Miles wasn’t happy to need someone to look after him but wasn’t in a position to argue.

A New Finn Part 3

Chapter 8
Michael and the five friends kept a close eye on Miles and had him hold off from running several times because he was in obvious pain. When one of the coaches complained Sean shut him up fast with a quick “he’s following doctor’s orders and coach’s orders and if I hear another complaint about him slacking you can find a new job. I won’t put my players in danger because you think they are slacking off.”

A New Finn Part 2

Chapter 5
Miles cried for several minutes. He finally stopped and said sadly “I have nobody left.”

John had tears in his eyes as he said “you have us. You aren’t going anywhere, we won’t let anyone take you away or let anything bad to happen to you.”

Miles tearfully asked “why are you still helping me? I have brought nothing but trouble to you so far.”

A New Finn Part 1

Miles Arnold was 14. He was tall, skinny, and relatively good looking. He never showed it though; he was shy and quiet and tried hard to go unnoticed. He was friendly with everyone in his classes especially the Finn Family as the group of 12 friends was jokingly called.

Book 04: A New Finn

Miles was just the poor, timid kid in his class until a drug bust rocked his world. Now forced to live with a family he had grown to idolize and be the sibling of two people he felt he wasn't worthy of knowing he has to endure the trials and tribulations of being the newest member of a special family, the Finns.

Book 4 of the "Winnisimmet Tales" saga

Incorruptible Cop

A single person tries to stop a tragedy from occuring only to see that it might be the start of something even worse. His only confidant sees to it that he finds help from the right people and in the process cause the two to see something greater about themselves.

A short interlude taking place alongside "True Friends and Family Part 13" that impacts the world of the Winnisimmet Tales for many years to come.

Book 06: Making Of A Family


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James has just encountered Tanya after being forced apart for 13 years. He comes from hard earned money, she comes for poverty. What they do for themselves and for the sake of Tanya's children changes their lives and the lives of others forever.

Book 6 of the "Winnisimmet Tales" saga

Book 05: Finding Daisy


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Dale was a little boy who is sent on a bus halfway across the country to find someone who is supposed to be his sister. Once he finds her things turn into a whirlwind as past secrets, suppressed feelings, and startling revelations come to light, all of which turn the once strong Peterson family upside down. As if that wasn't enough Dale isn't a normal boy. He himself has a secret that only his newfound family can help with.

Dale may have found people who are related to him, but he also may have finally found Daisy within himself.

Book 5 of the Winnisimmet Tales Saga


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