Books and Stories

Enduring Spirit: Stories

Take imaginative and very real journeys with tenacious women! Sisters stand together against thieves in an unexpected way. A single mother reacts to violence on her own terms. An abused girl befriends a mythical shape-shifting rabbit, and they seek a unique form of justice. These award-winning stories will make you look at endurance, survival and transcendence in new ways. If you enjoyed Trail Ways Pilgrims: Stories, you'll enjoy this next installment in The Crossroads Collection.

5% for Healing: Five percent of the proceeds from this collection benefit rape crisis and veterans’ charities.

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Approaching Footsteps

 
Four compelling novellas add up to one suspenseful and entertaining collection! Enjoy suspenseful tales with unexpected twists? These four compelling, unique novellas by women will keep you guessing.

*Best-selling novelist Donna Hill spins a gripping tale of desperation and danger in ‘‘136 Auburn Lane.’’

*Author Jennifer Leeper puts her own spin on noir fiction in ‘‘The Reiger File.’’

*In ‘‘A Night with Kali,’’ writer & scholar Rita Banerjee blends a story of two unlikely allies trapped in a monsoon with a tale of murder and magic.

*In the historical novella ‘‘Brave Enough to Follow,’’ debut writer Megan Stuessloff tells the story of an interracial couple and the deadly price that must be paid for freedom.

*Editor Patricia Flaherty Pagan curates these rich narratives and the highlights of Spider Road Press’ recent flash fiction contests.

5% for Healing: Five percent of the proceeds from this collection benefit rape crisis and veterans’ charities.

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Trail Ways Pilgrims: Stories

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Explore five haunting glimpses into the lives of women confronting hard choices in vivid settings ranging from the lush tropics to misty mountaintops to snowy cities in this first installment of The Crossroads Collection. A grieving mother faces corrupt baby brokers. An expatriate writer finds herself trapped having tea with a rapist. A troubled young woman seeks redemption and hope at a shrine to the Blessed Virgin Mary. A hiker abroad seeks an elusive creature - love. Includes the award-winning short story, “Bargaining.”

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Up, Do: Flash Fiction by Women Writers

Enjoy thirty-three intriguing, emotional, very short stories by award-winning and emerging female writers in this celebrated collection. Themes range from family drama, to literary coming-of-age tales, to science fiction to crime and horror.

5% of the proceeds from this book and eBook will benefit rape crisis centers and veterans’ charities.

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Eve's Requiem: Tales of Women, Mystery, and Horror

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Thirteen stories of danger and resilience featuring strong women. Enjoy these deliciously disquieting tales of survival and revenge. This spine-tingling collection includes suspense, horror, and mystery stories from celebrated writers. Lock your door, pour some tea, and begin your adventure.

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In the Questions: Poetry by and about Strong Women

 


Living in the questions is liberating, challenging, surprising, and at turns, painful and beautiful. Explore these poems and step into the questions with us. Featuring poetry and art by: Andrea Barbosa, Eileen M. Brunetto, Celeste Budwit-Hunter, Teresa Mei Chuc, Catherine Edmunds, Janet Garber, Shae Savoy, Elizabeth Harris, Donna Hill, Lani Longshore, Lisa Lutwyche, Melissa J. Lytton, Gay Yellen, and more. Includes my poems “Lunch Hour in Isabella’s Garden” and “Eleven O’clock Woman.”

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Waves of Suspense

wavescoverDive into "Waves of Suspense" & discover my prize-winning story of death on an idyllic farm, "Blood-red Geraniums," along with award-winning tales by David Welling, Teresa Trent, Andrea Barbosa & more!

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Tides of Impossibility

TidescoverEnjoy sixteen magical adventures in prose. These bold visions of the impossible will take you to worlds both very distant and closer than you'll believe. Includes my story about the improbable friendship between a young girl with a secret and a mischievous, deadly monster from Irish lore.

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Our Space: Shorts & Poetry from the Houston Community

CHJ44E1VAAI09E4I have lent my support and my award-winning flash fiction piece, "Pillion 2006," to Writespace of Houston and their new collection: Our Space: Shorts & Poetry from the Houston Community. This collection will be available for purchase through Writespace's Indiegogo campaign June 1st - August 1, 2015. Our Space will be available for purchase on Smashwords after August 1st. I encourage you to support this wonderful community writing center in Houston by picking up a copy of this well-curated collection. Find it on: Amazon
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Hair Raising Tales of Villainous Confession

Mad Girl's Publishing presents '"Hair Raising Tales of Villainous Confession"-thirteen stories from six indie authors that make you think beyond the fairy tale image of evil. Tales ranging from murderous children to a mother's never ending love, 'Hair Raising Tales of Villainous Confessions' will make you think of the wicked in a whole new light. This collections includes works from award-winning authors like Jae Mazer and Patricia Flaherty Pagan, as well as emerging writers like Kyle D. Garrett.

Hair Raising Tales of Horror: Volume 1

Hair Raising Tales of HorrorA collection of chilling stories by seven different authors. They range from psychopaths to flesh eating ghouls. A diverse horror anthology including my poem about Emma Borden and her sister Lizzie, "Proposal After An Acquittal."

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Additional Publications

You can also find my fiction, poetry and essays in: "Robocup Press Compendium 2013" "The Light In Ordinary Things" (Poetry) "Fierce With Reality An Anthology of Literature on Aging" (Essays) "The Pitkin Review," Fall 2012 Issue
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