If you're looking for books outside the mainstream, you've found them. Within these pages, you'll find a strange compendium of fiction, unbound by convention.
Because I can't contain my muse, I write across genres: thrillers, suspense, horror, mysteries, young adult, and children's literature.
So the tagline, "clever books for clever readers," defines me well. That's why I chose it for my micropress, Jumping Jackalope Press. I write stories for people who like to think and who aren't afraid to stretch their imaginations beyond traditional publishing limits.
Welcome to the weird.
CATTARINA COZY MYSTERIES
"It is truly one of the most unique and creative stories I have read in a long time." - Melissa's Mochas, Mysteries & Meows
"The tale is narrated by Cattarina, supreme feline of the Edgar Allan Poe household, in such a convincing way it was easy for me to enjoy the story." - J. Lesley, Vine Voice Top 500 Reviewer
"A series about Edgar Allan Poe's cat? Yes! Historical mysteries have never been so fun." - Mandy Broughton, author of The Cat's Last Meow
"...a fun and different spin on mysteries." - Lisa K's Book Reviews
"Big fans of (Mr. Poe) will love this story and reading more in the series." - Community Bookstop
"...the 'voice' of Cattarina is humorous and witty, which makes The Tell-Tail Heart a joy to read." - Jane Reads
"There are four great tales here...don't read them right before you go to bed." - Lethal Lore review
"Logic and faith turn out to be a caustic combination for these two star-crossed lovers." - Universal Forces review
"Season of Lies exploded with a rich voice, fresh premise, touching insidghts about mental illness, social outcasts and tons of heart." - Season of Lies review
"Once I was plunged into this world, I didn't want to leave." - Season of Lies reivew
"Cassie and Jake grow exponentially as people as they are hurtled toward the rather shocking climax. All and all, this was a great ride." - Universal Forces review
ANTHOLOGIES & SHORTS
"A grab bag of fun, touching, ironic, thrilling, and chilling stories involving first dates. These are entertaining and quick reads... My favorite of the bunch involved a handsome devil." - First Last Forever review
"This is a tiny masterpiece with a twist. Rarely have I read a better story, and I've read a few." - The Trash Collector review
"This short story really surprised me. I became deeply involved after a couyple of pages and had so many emotions running through me in such a short time." - Trash Collector review
"An interesting book that gives us insight into the city of Houston." - Space City 6 review
"This bright, colorful, inexpsensive book is out just in time for Easter, and it's full of surprises...from both the hound and the rabbit." - The Easter Hound review
"The story is well-written and engaging, with unexpected twists and a lot of suspense. I got sucked into the story from the beginning of chapter 1, and it kept my attention until the very last page." - Doom & Gloom review
"Dane's gadgets are one of my favorite aspects of the story, his super suit, dart wielding umbrella, and robto attack dogs are inventive." - Doom & Gloom review
"I laughed out loud reading this book." - The Easter Hound review
NO BONES - A DEAD & BURIED MYSTERY
FREE Three Chapter Sample for Newsletter Subscribers!
I'm releasing a new series with fellow cozy author, Mandy Broughton, under the pen name Annie Bassett. The first Dead & Buried Mystery, No Bones, is available for pre-sale.
But I'll give you a special sneak preview, just for subscribing to my newsletter.
After you read the three chapter sample, I'm confident you'll go on to buy my other books, all reasonably priced around $3 to $5.
No Bones is a Texas-sized cozy with bite. Dog bite!
Because I hate spam myself, I'll contact you once a month or less. (probably less)
HORROR & SUSPENSE