Free Stories

Want to sample Rachel’s writing for yourself?  Try these fairy tale retellings for FREE!

“Blizzard at Three Bears Lake”

Goldilocks and the Three Bears… reimagined.

Adventurous, imaginative Mary Rose simply wants to explore a little more of the Wyoming mountains around her grandmother’s ranch.  She seizes her chance for one last autumn outing and heads for a beautiful lake her new friends have told her about.  But a blizzard descends while she’s out riding alone, trapping her in a cabin inhabited by three fierce and furry strangers.

Whether you got to know Mary Rose in her Little Red Riding Hood adventure, Cloaked, or are meeting her for the first time, you’ll find plenty of excitement in her company!

“No Match for a Good Story”

​Can storytelling save lives? 

Emma the warm-hearted midwife transforms into a prairie Scheherazade, using storytelling to fight death while delivering her step-daughter’s baby.

Whether you’re rejoining your favorite characters from “The Man on the Buckskin Horse” or meeting them for the first time, this story of a blizzard birth on the Nebraska frontier will warm your heart any time of year.