Suzanne Tyrpak

Biography

Suzanne Tyrpak ran away from New York a long time ago to live in Colorado. When she’s not writing or traveling, she enjoys riding her bike, swimming, skiing, and dancing. In her next life she would like to be a belly dancer or her cat.

Published novels include, Vestal Virgin (suspense in ancient Rome, Hetaera (suspense in ancient Athens), and Rosy: a Novel. Her latest novel, Sadie the Sadist, X-tremely black humor, will be released under the pen name Zané Sachs. Short story collections include Ghost Plane and Other Disturbing Tales, and Dating My Vibrator (and other true fiction) available on Kindle, Nook, and Smashwords.

Her short story Downhill was first published in Arts Perspective Magazine. Rock Bottom is published in the Mota 9: Addiction anthology, available on Kindle. Her short story Ghost Plane was published by CrimeSpree Magazine. Venus Faded appears in the anthology Pronto! Writings from Rome (Triple Tree Publishing, 2002) along with notable authors including: Dorothy Allison, Elizabeth Engstrom, Terry Brooks and John Saul. Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers awarded her first prize in the Colorado Gold Writing Contest, and Maui Writers awarded her third prize in the Rupert Hughes writing competition.

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Books

Hetaera--Suspense in Ancient Athens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Suzanne Tyrpak. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Hestia’s keen intellect makes her a match for any man. But even a literate slave has little control over destiny. Sold to a prominent statesman with sadistic tendencies, Hestia becomes his hetaera (consort). As her wealth and fame increase so does her despair. She dreams of freedom, but faces enemies at every turn. When she is accused of murder her fate takes another turn.
Ghost Plane and Other Disturbing Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011 by Suzanne Tyrpak. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(3.60)
Take a ride on the Ghost Plane. Eleven twisted tales about life, love, and insanity. Eleven tales that explore the darker recesses. If you’re afraid to look too deeply in the mirror, read no further. Scott Nicholson says: “Enter this circus and let Suzanne show you why horror is the greatest show on earth.” Approximately 1500 words, 55 pages
DATING MY VIBRATOR (and other true fiction)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010 by Suzanne Tyrpak. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.67)
This is a collection of nine short stories, all based (unfortunately) on my own experience. Dating, divorce, desperation--all that good stuff! After nineteen years of marriage, I was suddenly thrust into a brave new world of dating--online, offline, standing in line, listening to lines--and I've survived to tell these tales.

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