Category Archives: Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series

Jemsbooks Autographed for Christmas!

Hi Everyone! Have you ordered any books yet for Christmas? I have some left in my inventory that I can autograph and send out to you in time for Christmas as long as you contact me ASAP. There is a … Continue reading

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Book 5 Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Authorsdb Cover Contest Winner!

THE CASE OF THE SAD MISCHIEVOUS GHOST – BOOK 5  of DAVEY & DEREK JUNIOR DETECTIVES SERIES  SILVER MEDALIST WINNER IN AUTHORSDB COVER CONTEST FOR 2017! Here is the link to Authorsdb Cover Contest. I am thrilled and excited to … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway coming in November!

Hi everyone! I am happy to announce that I willl be doing another Goodreads Giveaway this year. This giveaway will begin NOVEMBER 20, 2017 and end DECEMBER 20, 2017 just before Christmas. If you win, it will make a fabulous … Continue reading

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A New Review of Jemsbooks!

Thank you, Sally Cronin, for mentioning my review of Book 4 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series on your marvelous blog! I am honored to be included with these talented authors and their books! Thank you, Sally, for your … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Book 5, is a Semi-Finalist in Authorsdb Cover Contest!

Just found out that my book is a Semi-Finalist in the Authorsdb Cover Contest! Here is the link below. Please vote for my book! This is the first cover contest I have ever entered! I am so excited for my … Continue reading

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Jemsbooks for all occasions!

I recently finished a book signing which was a success! (sighs with relief) Thanks to my husband, John, for lifting, carrying and moving boxes from the car to the hall and back again. They may have been a little lighter … Continue reading

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Jemsbooks – Book Signing on Saturday, October 21, 2017!

Book signing coming! Hurry over and check out all 17 Jemsbooks! Please stop by St. Lucy Church Sodality Craft Fair on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 9-3 pm. I will be there signing 17 different Jemsbooks for purchase. There will … Continue reading

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How Often Should I Publish Posts on my Blog?

This question has plagued me continually since I began blogging. How often should I publish posts on my blog? I don’t know the answer, do you? I don’t think there is a strict rule about this. I think it all … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be an Indie Author?

I have been an Indie Author since 2013 and often asked myself this question. What does it mean to be an indie author? There are many things that come to mind. Some of them are positive while others are negative. 1. … Continue reading

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New Review of Book 3, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Brown Scraggly Dog, from Reader’s Favorite!

I was thrilled to receive a 5-star review from a Reader’s Favorite reviewer today for Book 5, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Brown Scraggly Dog.  Thank you, Emily-Jane Hills Orford, of Reader’s Favorite! Here it is! … Continue reading

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