3 Tales From the Grand Old Game

3 Tales From the Grand Old Game is a trio of short stories that will be enjoyed by fans both old and young. Baseball bonds four friends in the first tale and when one dies, the group embarks on one final road trip. In the second, Trent Tyler suddenly finds that he cannot throw a baseball and must complete an inner journey to discover why. In the fairy tale finale, a regular fan buys the Orioles. More

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About Austin Gisriel

I truly enjoy “talking” to readers, although I suppose it’s more accurate in this day and age to say “messaging” with readers. After all, books are really a conversation, just one in which the author goes first and does a great deal of talking initially! But only initially. I hope that anyone who reads my books or simply comes across this author page will feel free to join the conversation.

My first published works dealt with baseball—it is my first love—but I am expanding into other topics that I enjoy, and I am exploring them through fiction. Time Is A Pool (2016), a 10-story collection of flash fiction, is my first published effort in this regard, and there are two more releases planned for 2017. The first, The Secret of Their Midnight Tears, is a coming of age novel set during the early days of World War II. (Feel free to contact me for details!) The second, A Faith in the Crowd, is a “heavenly comedy” in which Sam Crawford suddenly finds himself dead and on his way to Heaven, a Heaven completely different from anything he ever read in his Sunday School books.

I have degrees in psychology and theology, meaning that I now know many big words in those two fields, but for the most part, I have majored in Life and all its daily details. It is this quality which makes me a writer worth reading. Occasionally, however, I focus on the really big picture and so I have written “The History of the World” and have done it in three pdf pages. I am happy to send this to you in exchange for the privilege of adding you to my email list. Don’t worry: I don’t offer any courses and I don’t churn out a book every six weeks just to keep selling you something. I’ll send you a note to say hello, and tell you about my latest blog entry (about one every other week) as well as news about work.

For your free “History of the World” email me at agisriel at yahoo dot com

Please visit my blog where you can read more about me if you like. Let the conversation begin!

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Review by: Albert Smith on Dec. 05, 2011 : (no rating)
A tripleheader of baseball delight written for baseball lovers of all ages.
(reviewed 21 days after purchase)

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