Category Archives: Mystery

Celebrating 5 Years with WordPress!

I just found out that it has been five years since I first began blogging with WordPress! The time has flown by! WordPress Logo  (5 – compliments of Wikipedia) Well, I actually signed up at the end of 2012 but … 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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Guest Post by Author Mike Martin!

I am pleased to have Mike Martin back again to do  a guest post about how his wonderful Sgt. Windflower Mystery Series was created. Thank you, Mike, for stopping by. It’s a pleasure to have you back. Thank you, Janice, … Continue reading

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Interview with Author C.C. Warrens!

I am pleased to have a talented author here today on Jemsbooks Guest Post/Author Interview – C.C. Warrens. Thank you, C.C., for stopping by today to share your work with my readers and me. Thank you, Janice. It’s a pleasure … Continue reading

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New Edition and Cover for Hunting Mariah!

Announcing the new edition and cover of my first novel, Hunting Mariah, is now available on Create Space and coming soon to Amazon, Kindle, Barnes & Noble. BLURB: An insane killer, obsessed with blood and death, seeks revenge with those he perceives … 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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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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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

Posted in animal stories, Award-winning books, Books for all ages, Books for kids, books in rhyme, children's books, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Jemsbooks, kindness to others, middle-grade series, Mystery, novels, Romantic suspense/thriller, Short story collection, Summer reading, summer reading for kids, Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children's books, YA and novels, YA and novels | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Goodreads Giveaway of Book 3 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series – The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant!

Goodreads Giveaway ended 4/19/17! Congratulations to the three winners – two from USA and 1 from CANADA! Books will be going out soon. Thank you to all 901 Participants who took part in this giveaway! Stayed tuned for two more … Continue reading

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