Category Archives: Jemsbooks

Memories of Aruba!

We have had such a wonderful time in Aruba this year. We were fortunate enough to get three weeks there. Our last night was a special time for all. Here are the friends we met many years ago and continue … Continue reading

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Third Week in Beautiful Aruba!

We are in our third week in lovely Aruba – One Happy Island! The first week I mentioned we were on the 8th floor, second week on the 9th floor and the third and final week (sighs) on the 14th … 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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More Views of Aruba!

In case you are just tuning in – we are in Aruba for three weeks. I can’t get enough of this beautiful place. We have been coming for nineteen years together but I first visited Aruba in 1986. It has … 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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Is There Life Before and After Writing?

Growing up I was always shy, quiet and stayed to myself. My mother never had to entertain me or worry about me being bored. I had plenty to do and that was without any of the technology that we have … Continue reading

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Janice Spina –  Paranormal/Romance/Mystery

I don’t know how I missed this post on Susan Toy’s lovely blog. Thank you, Susan, for your kind support! If you haven’t checked out this book yet, I hope you will soon. Do you believe in love after death? … 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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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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Working on Book 2 of Hunting Mariah!

I have been working on the sequel to Hunting Mariah! It has been a few years since I published the first book. That book was written nearly twenty years ago and sat on a back burner until I was ready … Continue reading

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