Louisa Swann

Biography

Louisa is a professional writer living in northern California with husband, son, and a slew of critters, both domestic and wild. The family has been off the grid for over twenty years and keeps their carbon footprint small by doing without frig and water heater. Besides writing and caring for critters, both two-legged and four-legged, Louisa is the proud mama of a host of other little beings, namely veggies and flowers, who live in their 8′x16′ greenhouse. Springs fills the air with flowers and song while frogs leap merrily underfoot. Life is sweet!

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Books

The Other Side of the Door
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,980. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A blind date like no other . . . A contractor's not-so-perfect night. . . A cowboy's magic touch . . . Wild magic and monsters . . . A fish who wants to fly . . . Five fantastical tales that lift the reader from the everyday world and carry them to the other side of the door.
My Own Flesh and Blood
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Rhea Lockman hates technology. Gadgets and gizmos have not only complicated her life, they've killed her husband and son. Now she has a chance to help a rebel group in their fight against The Establishment, striking directly against the technology taking over her world. Something she is proud to take part in – until she discovers a fact about that technology that shreds her reality.
Just Dropping In
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Hiram Randall finds a corpse in his bathtub all he wants is to make it go away, but the cops are determined to pin the murder on him and so is his shrimpy neighbor. Can Hiram con his way out of this sticky situation? Or will his wife's research pull the plug on his not-so-soggy story?
When Fish Learn to Fly
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Day after day, Charlie dreams of climbing out of his pond and taking to the air, following his love through the skies on the wings of freedom. And night after night, Charlie returns to his muddy pond, doomed to swim in murky waters forever. Or is he? Can a simple mud puppy's dreams come true? Time to go ask the Magic Man.
The Edge of Tomorrow
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Living on a frigid planet on the edge of the universe is not on everyone's retirement agenda. In fact, the only ones lucky enough to live this far out are refugees, miners, and outlaws. Out here Kitty's finally managed to escape the law, settling down to a quiet life with her assistant, Annie. Then her assistant is kidnapped and Kitty realizes that her past is about to annihilate her future.
Tale of the Juggernaut Fly
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A few nits, a giant fly, and one crazy adventure... When lives are threatened in a new louse colony, the local lice step up to meet the challenge, discovering new allies in the process.
Beyond Belief
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
There are things in the sky. Lights suddenly appear and then wink out of sight. Strange-shaped objects streak across a plane's path. We know they are here. They know they are here. Only two questions remain: What do they want? And what are we going to do about it?
Three Toads & a Dragon
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Lani's grandmother unexpectedly dies, Lani sets out to find a long lost aunt who lives half a continent away. If Grandmother had taught Lani how to use her magic, things might have been different. But Lani's magic remained untrained and wild, popping up at the most unexpected and inconvenient times. Then a stranger joins the caravan and wild magic becomes the least of Lani's concerns.
Down Home Country Magic
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Everyone wants a little magic in their lives, don’t they? Everyone, that is, except the guy Gerold’s been sent to bring back to magic school. Can Gerold save the day and convince the cowboy to come back with him? Or are Gerold’s dreams of a post-elementary education as ephemeral as the cowboy’s magic?
Sweet Potato Pie
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Grandpa promised the aliens would come. And now the invasion is here. Johnny can stand around watching as the aliens take over his town or he can take action and warn his friends. Only thing is, no one believes him. In fact, Johnny’s not sure he believes it himself. Is his town really being overrun by aliens? Or has genetic manipulation finally gone too far?
Coyotes, Coffins, and Cats
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Driving through the desert at three a.m. is not Digi’s idea of a good time. Especially when someone has been rude enough to dump a coffin-size box in the middle of the road, forcing Digi into a muddy field in the middle of the pouring rain. When her Honda dies and she’s left alone with the box that looks more and more like a metal coffin, Digi finds out that coffins aren’t just for dead people.
Bubblegum and Eye of Newt
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Jack Wood is The Contractor in Little Valley, California. He knows who to wine and who to dine and tonight is his night. Tonight the entire valley has come together to honor Jack for being the Most Prolific Contractor in the area. A perfect night– until Jack’s ex-insurance agent shows up to collect on her bill.
A Cook in the Kitchen
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Phyllis Carlson hates gizmos, gadgets, and anything techno. She keeps her entire world as uncluttered by technology as possible, not an easy feat in the 2060’s. But when someone murders her best friend, Phyllis faces the technology she despises head on in order to bring the murderous fiend to justice.
Among the Shadows
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Cal is “sentenced” to spend her summer outside with a bunch of gawky kids and stinky cows, she’s certain there is no worse punishment. Life without her computer is no life at all. All her friends, at least the ones that matter, are online. There’s no one in the real world Cal wants to spend time with. Until she meets Troy. But he’s not in the real world either. Or is he?
A Clever Deduction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When a corpse shows up along the nearby Truckee River, the race is on to figure out whodoneit.
Fortin's Revenge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
No matter whether it's here on Earth or halfway across the Galaxy, revenge always packs a punch. Question is: do you take it standing up like a man or let it suck you into an empty black hole?
Snap-A-Trap, Inc.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What do trolleys, bananas, and impudent fairies have in common? A fairy hunter named Zola and her newest blind date: Milton B. Flannigan, III. Unfortunately, dear old Miltie isn't everything he's been made out to be. He's more. Then again, so is Zola. Find out just how wrong a date can go in this laugh-out-loud tale from the streets of San Francisco.

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