Running the Shale

     by Author / Lea Tassie
Running the Shale

Annie realizes that sometimes words can be far more dangerous than falling into an ice-cold, racing river.After the 1991 Bosnian war, a Bosnian Serb is recovering from his mental problems while trying to watch a telethon he can never watch uninterrupted.
Read online
0

    True Shapes

     by Lea Tassie / Fantasy
True Shapes

A beautiful and idealistic young princess kisses a forlorn frog and discovers that true shapes are not always what they appear to be.AJ is a short story prequel to the 8th Mayan Prophecy. AJ is the kid everyone in his grade school wants to be like. Unfortunately, he is disinterested in his studies. In order to continue to play sports he forms an alliance with, Nick Jensen, the smartest kid in his class. Together they both get what they desire most - AJ stays out of trouble with his parents and Nick gets chosen to play in every game. But AJ, also the class prankster, always seems to find a way to get them both in trouble, making for some humorous situations.
Read online
0

    Grand Champion

     by Lea Tassie / Humor
Grand Champion

A look at what might happen if the roles were reversed and cats were in charge of judging humans.This micro book features two poems about freedom. "The first, Twenty Is Not Enough" is told from a mother's point of view about a son that tends to shackle her to disrespect and stress as he looks to forward his agenda in opposition to hers. The second, "Free Indeed" is about some of the racial tensions in today's world told from a woman's perspective. Both poems look deeply into circumstances that bound one to their current conditions as a cry for aid and liberty can be heard from within the text.
Read online
0

    Ra's Revenge

     by Lea Tassie / Humor
Ra's Revenge

Angus MacDonald loves his garden, but not the cats who dig holes in it. Who will win this territorial battle, Angus or the descendants of the great cat Ra?Angus MacDonald loves his garden, but not the cats that dig holes in it. In the process of devising deterrents for cats, his wife tells him the facts about and history of the feline race. Who will win this territorial battle -- Angus or a cat that might indeed be a descendant of the Great Cat Ra?
Read online
0

    A Proposal of Marriage

     by Lea Tassie / Science Fiction
A Proposal of Marriage

Assassination and marriage dominate conversation around the bridge table on a sultry summer afternoon.As soon as Jackie Cruise lands on the streets after being in prison for five years, someone is taking shots at him. Hoping to find out who wants him dead, he hooks up with some old pals in the Family and goes to work as a low-level thug. Making ends meet by dealing out mayhem, can Jackie survive long enough to find his would-be killer?Also AVAILABLE:Guns 'n MoneyGuns 'n Money: Episode 2Guns 'n Money: Episode 3Guns 'n Money: Episode 4Guns 'n Money: Episode 5Guns 'n Money: The Collection
Read online
0

    Early Retirement

     by Lea Tassie / Mystery & Detective
Early Retirement

A couple travels the Windsong trail along the waterfront every weekday. He waddles. She runs. He complains. She works. One morning he's found dead. A heart attack? Or something else?Sandy, a retiree who is happily busy with projects, walks along a hilly waterfront every morning. When he can't avoid it, he puts up with the complaints of Wendell, another retiree who walks his wife to work along the same path. One morning, Sandy learns that Wendell was found dead on the rocks at the foot of a steep hill. The cops have written it off to a heart attack. But was it that? Or something else?
Read online
0