Category Archives: middle-grade series

Happy Halloween and Vacation in Aruba!

This is a busy time of the year for me. This month has been especially busy. We have a family wedding this weekend, a book signing next weekend, a family member is moving any day now, and a trip to … 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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Reading is Good for You!

Jemsbooks.com  Books for all ages! When we read a book it is like traveling around the world, or to outer space, or to a land that only exists in a writer’s mind, or into the mind of a killer, or … Continue reading

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Reader’s Favorite Award Winner!

I am excited to announce that Book 3 of my Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, just won a Silver Medal in Reader’s Favorite Book Awards in Children’s Mystery! I feel blessed to receive this … Continue reading

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New Cover for Book 2, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat!

I am excited to share with you the new cover my husband, John, has created for Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Book 2, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat. I thought it needed to be updated even though at the time … Continue reading

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Reading Gives You Wings to Fly and My Birthday!

Today is supposed to rain all day! I plan to make my own sunshine on this day, July 7th! It’s my birthday!! Please help me celebrate by having a piece of my apple pie! I prefer pie to cake any … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Book 5 is Now Here!

Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 5, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost is now here! It’s available on Createspace, Amazon, Kindle, and soon to Barnes & Noble. This is the one your children have been waiting for – … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal for Book 5 of Davey & Derek Series!

I am excited to reveal the cover for Book 5 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost! I absolutely love this cover! Hope you like it too!! My husband, John, did an amazing … Continue reading

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Spring has finally sprung!!

An azalea beginning to bloom HAPPY SPRING!! Well, it looks as if spring has finally sprung in New Hampshire, USA! We have had a lot of rainy and cloudy days and it was time for a warmer sunnier day today. … Continue reading

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Summer Reading for Kids of All Ages!

Pre-School – Grade 3  – Written in rhyme with life lessons – stories encourage children to behave, to respect others differences, to listen to your mother, show kindness to others, it’s okay to be different, love one another, be kind … Continue reading

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