Other Tales of Wonder

Other Tales of Wonder

Other Tales of Wonder

*Story #1*

Angela's Wish

  • Angela longed to be anything but ordinary. Little did she know that she possessed the ability to see and communicate with beings from the Other Side.

*Story #2*

The Secret

  • Johnny Walker and Granny Bess shared a great and very special secret and ability. So why wouldn't his friends believe him when he tried to share this wondrous happening with some of them?

*Story #3*

Footsteps On The Highway

  • Tom decided to walk home from a party rather than ride home with a buddy who had been drinking way too much. Everything was fine until he heard some footsteps coming up right behind him.

*Story #4*

Stuck In The Swamp

  • Everything that is unusual that happens to a storyteller becomes food for a future story. Of course, storytellers are known to exaggerate just a bit. However, I wouldn't be guilty of embellishing the details of what happened after my performance at the Okefenokee Swamp Storytelling Festival, now would I?!!

*Story #5*

Where Is My Fairy Godmother
When I Need Her?

  • As a child, I was always making up stories. But one time, my fun game of "just pretend" got me into really big trouble.

*Story #6*

Goofy Jane

  • The story of "Goofy Jane" illustrates the importance of being an effective communicator. As for Jane, well, you should know that … Goofy, Goofy, Goofy Jane. No one’s as goofy as Jane! Are they? Goofy Jane! Goofy Jane! No one’s as goofy as Jane.

*Story #7*

Deer Woman

  • Deer Woman, top-half human, bottom-half deer, had the power to become deer or human. As a deer, she could help re-populate the deer herds to keep nature in balance. What would she decide when a beautiful man tried to lure her into becoming his wife?

*Story #8*

The Broccoli Monster

  • George hated broccoli! One night at dinner, as George was again resisting eating his vegetables, his sister made a strange prediction. “George, you better eat your broccoli before your broccoli eats you!” That night …

*Story #9*

Squirrel Rejects His Bushy Tail

  • A Native American story about Coyote and past weight loss efforts gave me the idea for this tale about Squirrel attempting to reject his bushy tail. See if it reminds you of any time when you might have rejected or put down any part of your body or life.

*Story #10*

You Won't Believe It
-An Irish Adventure

  • An Irish man regales me with the story about the time when his car broke down. You won’t believe it, but it was a horse who told him how to fix it. You won’t believe what happens next.

*Story #11*

The Cloud Man

  • Imagine you had a window seat overlooking the right wing of an airplane. You won’t believe it, but … there is a Cloud Man waving at you. Next thing you know, he is walking up that wing, hunkering down, and having a conversation with you.

*Story #12*

Mattie & Salome:
A Modern-Day Ghost Story

  • The bed dents. A hand reaches out to touch hers. A voice of a young girl pleads for help. Yet when Mattie finds the courage to look, no one is there. Who is she? Where did she come from? Will Mattie manage to find a way to save her before it is too late?

White Reindeer, Kudzu Monster, & Other Tales Of Wonder
by DJ Lyons (pen name for Debbie Dunn)
ISBN: 978-1-4489-7603-4
291 pages, 6 x 9
Publisher: PublishAmerica
Publish Date: December 2009

* Click HERE to buy paperback version for $9.95 from PublishAmerica.
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* Click HERE to e-mail Debbie about a book-signing or one-woman show based on the book, or you can call her directly at (423) 422-9728.

* The White Reindeer book is a collection of 32 short stories and novellas by DJ Lyons:

* White Reindeer - Lost on a Norwegian mountain, DJ faces rock slides, raging waterfalls and other challenges. Miraculously, a white reindeer appears and leads her to safety. Click HERE to see some photos and for more information.

* Kudzu Monster - An unlikely love story involving a young frontier girl and the Kudzu Monster who saves her life. Click HERE to see some photos, videos, and for more information.

* Trapped in Beaumaris Castle - Gwyn agrees to spend the night in a haunted castle. What he sees finally puts to rest a 700-year-old question: How did the king's archer die? Click HERE to see some photos, videos, and for more information.

* Grandmother Lyons' Tales - True stories about a tornado, a Civil War love story, a scam, a premonition saving two lives and a scary Rag Man. Click HERE to see some photos and for more information.

* 12 Tales of Wonder plus 12 Stories for the Young At Heart - Exciting adventures involving ghosts, wishes, secrets, bullies, animals, amazing characters, a Broccoli Monster, fairy godmothers, magic and fun.
Click HERE to see some videos and for more information about 12 Tales of Wonder.
Click HERE for more information about 12 stories for the Young At Heart.