Here you will find samples of books for sale, and from Torsade’s ongoing series:


a figure from the common lot cover with title characterWhat, did you think you would cross the border in a barrel, loaded on a boxcar?”
Click to read more Figure:


“Now, darling girl, I would like you to deliver a message to the cow.”inimical cover lake scene
Click to read more Inimical:


Let your inside be your outside
Click to read more Nutshell:


She enters, and her face brings disharmony
Click to read more Beast:


On an occasion of faith within a faith undefined
Click to read more Mystery:


 He found himself looking at a cipher, which spun into a logo.
Click to read more Are You:


“Oh, well, an atlas, that’s awfully nice.”
Click to read more Hammersmith:



When I awoke, the other two had gone
Click to read more Folly:


Abstract city street scene with barricades
If you hear anything…don’t be afraid.”
Click to read more Tourmaline:


Selected Table of Contents
The contact is an industry insider, who calls himself “Freddie”.
Click to see Table O’Contents


The DanceHe feared love, to feel it, a twining tendril’s prod
Click to read more Impresario



Table of Selected ContentsHibbler stared at the bag. “I’ll take that for you, if you want.”
Click to read more Yoharie









More Poems and Stories


Corey JackWorking Overseas



Actors Act

Corey Jack’s Misery


Working Overseas

American Expatriate


TV Culture

Movie of the Week


Mr. Prosecutor

What’s That Thing


Movie of the Week

Sheila, What’s Happening to Us

The Day You Were Born



Some Uncollected Poems


This Preserve

max cat poem a little joy


A Chatterbug’s Memoires

Wrong Again


The Smell of the Crowd

The First Idea

Petal and Perfume

Sans Serif


A Little Joy

Field Marks

Taste Is Victory

Brother Mouse

Come Back



Forbidden Fruit




Uncollected Short Stories



The Big Pants

The Bog

Spin the Wheel

Bad Counsel





The Cartoon House




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