S. A. Slack

Original Fantasy and Mystery Novels

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S. A. Slack

S. A. Slack

I'm a writer of mysteries, fantasy, and children's books. I reside in the city of the famed Alamo and River Walk, San Antonio, Texas. I'm currently working on a YA fantasy set in a world of unique magic.

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SHADOWED IN THE SPRINGS, I have read a lot of mystery over the years and S A Slack is right up there in style, story-line, and yes, keeping you guessing. -- An Intrigued Critic
“VYOLET, WITH A “Y”, a delightful fantasy, quickly grabs the readers’ attention and draws them into the exciting realm of Asterdon...Slack has the wonderful ability to transport a reader from the comfort of their recliner to a foreign environment using only words. Debra E., published author

New Novel Release- Unicorns and Orchids, Book One


Book One of Unicorns and Orchids in the Asterdon series, Vyolet, With A “Y”, is now out in both ebook and print.

Get your copy today and don’t forget to review it on Amazon!



Plant Music Therapy — Listen To Your Plants


All plant life give off their own sounds if we but listen!

As you have probably heard before, studies have been done in the past with plants and music. But those studies were to see how different forms of music affected how plants grew when subjected to that music for certain periods of time. Many studies found that when loud, heavy music was played near plants they withdrew and wilted, but when quiet, uplifting music was played, they thrived. Also, many plant owners have found that when they gently touch or talk to their plants in soft tones, those plants tend to grow better than others that have no such interaction. I have experimented with my own plants and have found these things to be true. So, if music, touch, and words can affect plants, then it stands to reason they should have sounds of their own. Why not?

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Spring Is On Its Way!


Lilac Tree in Texas

Signs are popping up all around us announcing Spring is on its way!

Little blades of newly greened grass are showing their heads as they emerge through thick layers of leaves, while flowers bloom along branches on both trees and bushes.

Yes, it’s that time of year when your heart rejoices with the promise of sunshine and walks in the park, sweet bird melodies and family outings, sunsets and lemonade, and reading a good book under the shade of a favorite tree.

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New Fantasy Novel

Asterdon Novels, Unicorns and Orchids
Buy your copy today!

Unicorns and Orchids, Vyolet, With A "Y"

Mystery Novels...

Stormy Winters Mysteries
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Shadowed In The Springs

The Austin Fires