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The Happy Store: The Invisible Hand

Clementine experiences a timely sleight of hand in her 20th adventure at The Happy Store Clementine Fraile had come to think ..


The Happy Store: The Papasan Chair

An elderly man, a brief delusion, and Clementine’s 17th adventure at The Happy Store. That day at The Happy Store was ..


The Happy Store: The Break Room

FICTION – by Shelly Reuben. May 10, 2019 Lights! Camera! Action! Clementine Fraile recalled those words from countless Hollywood movies ..


The Happy Store: The Tiara and the Nativity, part 1

Clementine deals with a diadem and bad art in her 13th Adventure at The Happy Store. Clementine Fraile knew that Christmas ..


The Happy Store – Military Discount

Three unforgettable strangers enter The Happy Store for Clementine’s 11th Adventure. It was a day at The Happy Store like any ..


The Happy Store – Murder, My Sweetheart

Clementine Fraile’s old boss needs her help in this ninth adventure at The Happy Store. Once upon a Clementine, she was ..


The Happy Store: The Shy Shopper

A snow storm, a timid customer, and Clementine Fraile’s eighth adventure at The Happy Store. Part of an ongoing series. It ..


During her 7th adventure, Clementine Fraile finally meets the manager of The Happy Store

It was not until the beginning of her second week at The Happy Store that Clementine Fraile met Walter Graybill, ..


The Happy Store: Once a sales associate…

FICTION – by Shelly Reuben. March 8, 2019. In this, her sixth adventure, Clementine Fraile starts her new job at The ..


The Happy Store: A Frivolous Thing

This is the fourth in a series of stories about Clementine Fraile and her adventures in retail. The first time that ..


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