Here’s a quick description of the stories from shortest to longest: SEASHELL JARS: A flash fiction piece about going to the tide pools. Very family friendly. Timeless. LAILAMINDI THE MERMAID: A short story about a young man who regularly enjoys his secret cove and adventurous activities only to encounter the mythical lady of the sea. Time period: Late 1970s. HIDDEN COVE LIGHTHOUSE: A short story about a pretty widow, her sweet little artistic daughter, a lighthouse, and a man who’s in the process of demolishing it. Time period: 1968. PIRATE SKULL: A short story about an old man telling the tale of his pirate adventures in the Caribbean, mostly when he was nineteen. Time period: 1722 and beyond. CAPTAIN MONTY'S SUBMARINE: A short story about an eccentric inventor, his engineering friend and business partner, and the submarine they manufactured for the primary purpose of pleasure excursions. Time period: 1861 to 1910. LOST TREASURE ISLAND: A novelette about two men, a 23-year-old and a 75-year old, who set out to find gold that was buried on an island that, after many years and many searches, remained lost. Time period: 1967 to 2019. DINGHY TO SUPERTANKER: A novella about a 12-year old runaway who attempts to circumnavigate the world and make it back in time for the release of his adoptive parents from prison. Time period: 2013 to 2019.