Thomma Lyn Grindstaff

Biography

Thomma Lyn Grindstaff gets some of her best ideas when hiking in the mountains. She's both a novelist and a freelance writer. She's also a musician: a classically-trained pianist, singer-songwriter, guitarist, and composer. Other passions include studying philosophy, science, and spirituality. Last but never least, she's a cat wrangler. She shares her home with four Ballicai (also known as cats).

If you could sum Thomma Lyn up in three words, they would be Artist, Seeker, and Adventurer.

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Books

The Saddle of Private Lucius Gray: A Short Story
By Thomma Lyn Grindstaff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
When young Harley Richardson discovers a dug-up grave, he realizes his family has been keeping secrets from him. If he doesn't uncover the truth, those family secrets will trap him, too.
Deadfalls: A Short Story
By Thomma Lyn Grindstaff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
Bethany takes a hike in the woods to get a breather from her unhappy home. Though she intends to be home before dark, the forest, with its lengthening shadows, has other plans.
Eternal Summer
By Thomma Lyn Grindstaff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,370. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
After her emotionally abusive husband dies at an RV park, Sarah yearns to open her heart to Max, the kind and sexy widower who has befriended her.
Faith and Hope
By Thomma Lyn Grindstaff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,430. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
When Romilly, an atheist, falls for a country preacher, she must take a crash course in faith and hope to keep their ideological differences from tearing them apart.
Heart's Chalice
By Thomma Lyn Grindstaff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,960. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
Destiny rarely gives a woman a second chance at love, especially not with a man who died twenty years ago. Laurel is pulled to an alternate reality where her beloved still lives. She desperately wants to remain, but every shift between realities damages her body further, and her soon-to-be-ex will stop at nothing to shackle her to a life she despises.
Ripples
By Thomma Lyn Grindstaff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
Take a journey into first love, second sight, and soulmates with an uncertain fate. In these short stories, readers will meet Laurel and Nate, the main characters in Heart's Chalice, Thomma Lyn's magical realism novel.

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Smashwords book reviews by Thomma Lyn Grindstaff

  • Pieces of a Rainbow on March 04, 2012
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    Pieces of a Rainbow is a collection of character-driven and compelling short stories. The characters who people these stories feel real, and their joys, sorrows, and challenges come to life in the reader's mind. Each story pulls the reader into its world, and each story is like a powerful lens on the day-to-day life struggles of its characters. There's a depth in each of these stories, which rings true to life, and the rainbow theme is wonderfully executed, with each short story titled a single color that's reflected in the theme of the story. Surprises abound in these stories, making the reader say, "Wow..." and giving a pleasurable read and ample food for thought, as well.
  • Pieces of a Rainbow on March 04, 2012
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    Pieces of a Rainbow is a collection of character-driven and compelling short stories. The characters who people these stories feel real, and their joys, sorrows, and challenges come to life in the reader's mind. Each story pulls the reader into its world, and each story is like a powerful lens on the day-to-day life struggles of its characters. There's a depth in each of these stories, which rings true to life, and the rainbow theme is wonderfully executed, with each short story titled a single color that's reflected in the theme of the story. Surprises abound in these stories, making the reader say, "Wow..." and giving a pleasurable read and ample food for thought, as well.