Tracy Morris

Tracy S. Morris lives in Fort Smith, Arkansas with her husband and two dogs: The Princess and The Emperor of the Universe. Her most recent short story, "Fish Story," was published in the Baen anthology Strip Mauled. She is the author of the Tranquility series of novels from Yard Dog Press. The most recent, Bride of Tranquility, a murder mystery set in a haunted Victorian hotel during a Renaissance wedding, was released in September of 2009. You can find her on the web at http://www.tracysmorris.com.

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It’s About Time: An Ode

It’s About Time: An Ode

Elizabeth “Betsy” Springer came awake with a gasp. She could barely breathe! The last thing she remembered was the coachman’s yell and the way the world tilted as the carriage slipped off of the road. Then . . . nothing. I must have died, I know it!...
The Play’s the Thing

The Play’s the Thing

Mirari Semsa looked up with a start when the front door of her chocolate shop slammed open so hard that she feared it would come off the hinges. Elizabeth “Betsy” Springer’s familiar, lanky redheaded form made a beeline across the room, weaving in...
Portrait of Bees in Spring

Portrait of Bees in Spring

“Now this won’t hurt a bit.” Betsy Springer rolled her eyes, remembering the first time she had heard that phrase. Her family doctor had been about to give her a booster shot. Despite what the nurse said, that one had hurt. “Like I really...
A Study in Redheads

A Study in Redheads

“Paul, we need to talk!” Paul Kindred, managing editor of the Grantville Times, stifled a groan when he heard that voice. Betsy Springer came toward him at a dead run, her red ponytail bouncing like an excited rooster’s tail, and would have collided...
Still Life with Wolves and Canvases

Still Life with Wolves and Canvases

“Werewolf?” Denis Sesma caught himself chuckling as he retied three small strips of leather on his horse’s saddle. This was not the first time that his traveling companion, Elizabeth “Betsy” Springer, had asked that question. Actually, it...