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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

Cold, but Beautiful!


S A Slack in the snowI climbed the basement stairs to join my daughter and her family for breakfast the morning following our arrival here in the Rocky Mountains. The previous day, my husband and I’d stepped out of the airport to a cooler-than-Texas day, but still one where no coat was necessary. As I approached the top of the stairs, I stepped across the small landing to pull back the curtains and peek out at the morning landscape before moving on to the kitchen. The view beyond the window made me pause in my step as I took in the winter wonderland spread out before me. A two-inch blanket of sparkling white snow had quietly fallen over the yard and trees during the cover of night.

After calling unnecessarily to the others in the house (I get rather excited about snow), we hurried to eat breakfast, then donned our winter gear and headed out the door to drop our young granddaughters off at school.

We were only outside a few minutes when it hit me… the 17 degree temperature, like a sheet of ice adhering to the surface of my face. Zipping my coat to the highest it could possibly go and pulling my hat further down over my ears, I hurried a little faster along the walk.

We used to live in Colorado some years ago, and have visited many times since, but I guess our blood has thinned some. This is the same snow Stormy Winters found herself engulfed in in Shadowed in the Springs.

It may be cold here, but oh so beautiful!

2 Responses to Cold, but Beautiful!

  • 🙂 Your writing is excellent. I am a long time fantasy reader and I love how well you have made the transition from mystery, which I also enjoy, to fantasy. Your writing style compares well with David Eddings, Piers Anthony, and other great (in my opinion) authors. Keep up the great writing!

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