Monday, March 18, 2019

Best Seller Lists

I want to thank everyone who helped spread the word this week about my Loved By Darkness around the world deal. The novel made and held Amazon #1 Best Seller in mystery or romantic suspense in Canada and Australia for three days. That is huge in my world. In the UK, LBD reached the top twenty in mystery. And in the USA, it ranked as high as #49, also in mystery. And I owe it all to you, fans of my works. Thank you. Thank you!

I hope those of you who downloaded it this past week will love it and will please consider leaving a review.

Thank you all again, from the bottom of my heart. AJ

Amazon Links

Thursday, March 14, 2019


Hey gang,

Check out my romantic suspense C.U.F.F. line today. Grab your weekend read. Grab two or three. I don't think you'll be sorry.

As always I appreciate you, my fans.

USA, CA, UK, AU, Japan




Tuesday, March 12, 2019


I love to read and will read just about anything, including directions to put a bookcase together. I believe you’re the same. Otherwise why would you be reading my blog. Lol

I thought I’d share with you what I found interesting or enjoyable this past month. (The links are Amazon as I’m a Kindle reader)

For my romantic suspense mystery fans, I need to tell you about Along Came A Cowboy by Bev Pettersen. Actually, I read this book right after it came out. It was great. It’s a little different than Bev’s other works. It starts off reading like a contemporary romance but then IT happens. IT being a murder. You’re going to love and hate her characters. Give it a try.

Soon I’m headed to Ireland. I’ve never been and can’t wait. So this month I purchased A Week In Winter by Irish author Maeve Binchy. Wonderful! If you like novels where you learn about the characters one by one and then how they all come together and help each other over-come their issues, you’ll love this book. It also gave me a sense of the people living in Ireland. I can’t wait to meet them. If you have any books that you enjoyed by Irish authors or about Ireland, please share with me.

Into audio books? Infamous by Susanne Brockmann. What a Hoot! I giggled throughout this one. Totally enjoyable.

I also found An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski very interesting. And emotional read, which I couldn’t stop doing. The connections we make with others and how we impact their lives is remarkable.

Tell me what you’re reading and find entertaining?

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Burning Down The House

Some days I know I should’ve stayed in bed. Yesterday was one.

My day started off great. Really it did. I got up, did some writing and then only left five minutes late for my monthly meeting with the Pocono-Lehigh writers. It’s so good to get together face-to-face with other writers. We share what is going on in our personal lives, learning that none of us have an easy time of it to find moments to write. However, despite day jobs and family obligations we keep on putting pen to paper every chance we can.

After my meeting, there were errands to run, groceries to buy, dogs and kids to fed. You know the drill. You’re living it too. Any who… In rushing to catch up and maybe find those elusive moments to write, I turned on the oven in preparation for dinner and headed into my office to type out a conversation I had running in my head between Aden Nash, my next U.S. Marshal hero, and his partner.

About ten minutes later, one of the boys yelled the cookies were hot and my heart literally leaped against my breast bone. I scrambled out of my fictional world, leaving my chair spinning, and raced down the hallway to learn the cookies and rolls I’d just bought had their plastic wrappers shrink-wrapped around them.
Needless to say I was upset with myself. One thoughtless action might have cost my family our home.

Now, I could’ve dwelled on it and let the festering ruin what had been a pretty good day, but instead I first thanked God for watching over us and then went back my office and wrote out the physical and emotional responses I had just experienced, because someday one of my characters will do the same stupid thing.

Have you ever done something as stupid? Please share. Don’t let me feel like the only time-challenged person in the world.