Loretta B. Staley


Loretta Barnes Staley was born and raised in Evanston, Wyoming, a small town in Southwestern Wyoming. She was the sixth child in a family of nine children; all talented in the arts, especially music.
Loretta was writing poems, songs and short stories by the age of twelve.
Throughout a busy life of “ranching”, then, later on, managing a motel that she and her husband purchased, raising three children, and helping with grandchildren, she continued (when she could find time) to “dabble” at writing.
Many of her stories of adventure and mystery were inspired by her own experiences. Others were inspired by the interesting and strange lives of various people she knew as they traveled through her life.
Now most of her time is spent writing and she has been encouraged by her friends and family to seek publication of her work -- some of it recent and some from long ago.
Hoping that a few will read, and perhaps enjoy, some of her stories, she has done just that.
This is just one of the many novels written by this author.
All of her writings are considered “acceptable” for young adult and teen reading.

A note from the editor

Loretta passed away in 2006. Since then her family has continued to publish and promote the stories she loved so much to tell.
Thanks for reading Moms books. We hope you enjoy them all!
contact info: lystaley@yahoo.com


Ben The Mountain Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
a story inspired by the true adventures (and misadventures) of a young man who, even as a boy,sought refuge in the mountains near his home to escape abuse by both his father and the law.
Moaning Lizzy
Price: $1.65 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Some people see the desert as a barren waste land, while others see beauty and serenity there. This is the story of those who live on the edge of the desert, who love and apperciate the magical wonders of the land and the amazing creatures that survive there. It is a story of hopes and dreams. It is a tale of love and betrayal, of forgiving and fulfillment. for ages 16 and up
Her Selfish Desires
Price: $1.65 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Fred was a handsome black man whose family had settled on a ranch in south western Wyoming--Mormon country. Georgia was young, white, beautiful, and headstrong. They fell in love--and dared to cross "the forbidden line." from there began Georgias tempestuous future, sweeping in and out of peoples lives--destroying many. A story of unending love and a a desperate search for happiness.
The Mysterious Document
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,770. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A strange paper thrust into a shoppong bag. Handsome and mysterious Arabs and an amorous romance. A simple vacation in the dazzling city of Las Vegas turns into a frightening, yet exciting, adventure as three young women seek, and eventually find, the answers top many questions Who was in the blue van and why are they stalking the thre young women? What was the secret of the garden? and more
The Stranger On Death Row
Price: $1.65 USD. Words: 65,580. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
THE STRANGER ON DEATH ROW is a serious, yet lightly humorous, story of a teen-age girl who becomes convinced that “the man on death row” is her natural father. She and her friends have many exciting adventures as they become involved in an effort to learn if the man is actually her father and if he is innocent, as he claims. The story has many twists and turns. Suitable for all ages.

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