Annaliese Lemmon


Annaliese Lemmon graduated from BYU with a degree in computer science. She lives with her husband and three children in Seattle, where she tries to write amid the noise. When not writing, she enjoys cooking and playing board games. Her favorite authors include Brandon Sanderson and Shannon Hale.

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Mormon Flash
Flash fiction stories written to resonate with members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


Portal Friends
Series: Mormon Flash. Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
When Emily moved up to Beehives as one of the first eleven-year-olds, her portal to the Magical Wood was shut, though it was supposed to remain open until she turned twelve. But as part of the Children and Youth program, she decides to find a way back so she can serve her friends.
Tattered Flower
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Kamila followed the witch’s instructions perfectly and gave birth to a healthy baby girl. But there is a flower leftover from the spell constantly tempting her. She goes to the witch for advice, hoping it won’t cost more than she can afford.
Daughters of Ishmael
Series: Mormon Flash. Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The five daughters of Ishmael don’t get together very often with the feud between Laman and Nephi worsening after the death of Lehi. But as they gather around the fireside, Adah, Nephi’s wife, is upset. Mahalath, Laman’s wife, wants to help, but she will have to choose her sister or her husband. A 759 word flash fiction 
The Legacy Left Behind
Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A time traveler has moved to the neighborhood. Having dealt with time travelers during the war in China, one parent is determined to find out what he’s here for, since he’s not learning any corporate secrets at the sandwich shop. A 900 word flash fiction
The Gift of Tongues
Series: Mormon Flash. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A missionary receives the opportunity to exchange her gift to speak with animals for any of her choosing.
Disability, Death, or Other Circumstance
Series: Mormon Flash. Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
“1. My husband is not a cockroach.” Count your blessings, they say. Overcome trials with humor, they say. This Mormon housewife is trying, but having her husband transformed Kafka-esque into a giant rabbit is still hard to deal with. A 400 word flash fiction
The Best of The Rice of Life: Over 70 Gluten-free, Dairy-free, and Nut-free Recipes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Health & healing / allergy, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Health & healing / gluten-free
When Annaliese Lemmon’s son was diagnosed with allergies, she found that she would have to rebuild her recipe collection from scratch. So, for 2 ½ years, Annaliese Lemmon made a goal to test one allergy-friendly recipe a week and report the results on her blog The Rice of Life. Now, she has compiled over 70 of the best recipes from that effort into a cookbook for all to enjoy.
Curelom Riders
Series: Mormon Flash. Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The king has been captured and sentenced to death, but Prince Omer isn’t ready to rule the Jaredites yet, let alone win a civil war. So he plans a rescue mission using the only way to reach the prison in time – riding across the sky on the backs of leathery-winged cureloms.
Infant Insomnia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Ama’s six-week-old daughter is failing to thrive, and the doctor doesn’t know what to do. Sacrificing her sleep, she looks into the future to see if she can figure out how to help her baby. But while a few futures show that her daughter lives, many show her passing away within the month.

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