Jessie

Jessie

by Annie Reed
     
 

Tommy knows the rules. Stay off the logs on the beach. Walk near the water but don't get your feet wet. If the sick try to get you, don't stop to think, just drop, roll, and run away fast. Tommy's still alive because he followed the rules. Then he meets Jessie, a girl who doesn't believe in rules, not even the most important rule of all:

Overview

Tommy knows the rules. Stay off the logs on the beach. Walk near the water but don't get your feet wet. If the sick try to get you, don't stop to think, just drop, roll, and run away fast. Tommy's still alive because he followed the rules. Then he meets Jessie, a girl who doesn't believe in rules, not even the most important rule of all: tell people if you're sick.


Includes BONUS story "Patient Z.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011326875
Publisher:
Thunder Valley Press
Publication date:
06/01/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
185 KB

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Meet the Author

Annie Reed is a prolific writer with more than thirty short stories in print under her own name and various pen names.


Annie began her fiction career writing Star Trek stories which appeared in the Strange New Worlds anthologies edited by Dean Wesley Smith and Battletech fiction for battlecorps.com. Annie's work has since appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine as well as numerous anthologies published by DAW.


Annie's writing has been recognized in the literary arena, where she was awarded a Literary Fellowship in 2004 by the Nevada Arts Council for her speculative fiction story "One Sun, No Waiting," as well as in genre competition when her novel "Pretty Little Horses" was chosen as a finalist in the 2007 Best First Private Eye Novel contest sponsored by St. Martin's Press and the P.I. Writers of America. Annie was also a finalist in the 2004 Lori Foster Novella Contest sponsored by Brava.


Annie lives in Northern Nevada with her husband, daughter, and a varying nummber of high-maintenance cats. (Don't writers usually come equipped with cats?)

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