Staci's love for writing is only surpassed by her love for family and friends, and that relationship-centric focus is featured in her work, regardless of the genre she's currently immersed in. https://stacitroilo.com
Ghosts of Leath Lake
Ellora tightened her grip on Drake’s hand. “I changed my mind.” He chuckled. “Come on, El. It’s not scary-scary. It’s fun-scary.”
Just Say Utah
(Names have been changed to protect the moronic.) “Oh, it is so on!” Patty glared at her brother and his two friends. The boys stood in the dining room, arms crossed over their chests, smug smiles on their barely adult faces.
Out on a Limb
Sophia sat on the floor, back against the bed, completely out of sightline of the full-length mirror. For that matter, she avoided Danica, too—her cousin who was currently preening at her vanity.
You Have Reached Your Destination
Ninety-nine percent of the time, Glenn Warren loved being a bounty hunter. The challenge of finding someone’s trail, the thrill of capture, and the righteous pride of justice being served combined into a heady rush that couldn’t be beat.
Dad's Annual Light War
Stephanie stomped the snow from her feet before entering her parents’ house. In the mudroom, she hung her coat, then exchanged boots for the slippers she’d carried in her purse. When she walked into the kitchen, her mother squealed on her way to smother her in a cinnamon-scented hug. “I’m so glad you’re here! We’re almost ready to start. Want a cookie? I made your favorite.”
That's a Bunch of Bull
Chase Malone avoided Buffalo Buford’s tavern the way priests avoided strip clubs. He drove the long way around so he didn’t have to pass it and prayed it would close down and go away.
Angels and Fairies
“Mama?” I picked a fluffy yellow flower from the trays she had bought at the nursery. “Why are you planting marigolds at Elisa’s grave?”
An Elite Group
Sloane bit her tongue as Luke whined for the hundredth time about vacationing in Myrtle Beach. Because that was such a hardship for a ten-year-old boy.