Formerly published under "Trista DiGiuseppi", Trysta is an author of adult science fiction and dark fantasy.

Trysta graduated from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and studied Psychology, Writing, Studio Art, and Anthropology. Each field lent itself to her writing style and deep fascination with mythology, science, art, and literature.

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Nails Jane
By Trysta
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.25 star(4.30 from 10 reviews)
On post-apocalyptic Earth, a soldier hunts tirelessly for her lost husband. But her search reveals more about her past than she ever anticipated. Cast into exile, she finds herself stranded on a strange and savage planet.
The Accidental Immortal
By Trysta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.77 from 13 reviews)
A woman is forced to give a detailed description of her 10,000 year existence.
The Silent Princess
By Trysta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
1 star(4.92 from 12 reviews)
The Mother Queen wants Princess to act like a lady and keep quiet. When the Peasant Farmers start dragging royalty to the guillotine, it's time to speak up.
By Trysta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
1 star(4.92 from 12 reviews)
Wendy kills vampires just to get by. But do they really exist? Or is Wendy simply mad?
And the Moral of the Story Is...
By Trysta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.73 from 11 reviews)
This is a dark, little collection of short stories and poems. In this book you will find demons, gods, drug addiction, broken hearts, and wild men.

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Smashwords book reviews by Trysta

  • The Land of Fear on Aug. 04, 2011
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    This was a powerful, and enchanting, short story. It beautifully wove into a very moving tale about good vs evil. The tempo at which Woodall's words flowed was quite smooth and pulled me in from the absolute beginning. I very much enjoyed this and downloaded additional work of his.