Dec 31, 2018 - General    2 Comments

Delay of game…

I’m sorry for not posting more. There’s been a number of huge changes going on with me. Yeah, yeah, I know. No excuses.

But, in no particular order, here’s what I’ve had to deal with.

  1. Scrambled to make some (unwilling) repairs to our Havasu house so that we can…
  2. Listed the Havasu house for sale.
  3. Found a buyer, which precipitated a massive cleaning/dumping/donating trip to Havasu from Phoenix. This was what we did for the week of Thanksgiving.
  4. My sweet little corgi, Keeley, crossed the Rainbow Bridge two days after Turkey Day, while we were in Havasu. Was extremely thankful for all the hard work on the house, otherwise losing her would’ve been unbearable.
  5. My wife’s grandfather passed away. Had to make an emergency trip to northern CA, while being in no mood to socialize.
  6. Had to fit Xmas shopping in.
  7. Arranged for a new family member to join our clan.
  8. Back to northern CA for Xmas.

I’ll get CCF6 finished shortly. I promise!

Allow me to show you reason #7…

Paperback giveaway!

I hope everyone had a great summer! As for me, it was a blast, only the weather here in Arizona is still incredibly warm. Summer just doesn’t wanna let go of us.

I went to put one of my paperbacks up for a giveaway on Goodreads, which I’ve done countless times, only they are now asking an outrageous amount to do it. Me, being the cheapskate that I am, refused, so no more Goodreads giveaways for me. Therefore, I’ll host my own giveaway, here on my blog. So, if you’re interested in getting a free paperback copy of any of the books that I have currently released, make sure you’re signed up for the newsletter AND leave a comment below (specify which title you’d like). I’ll choose a name at random and, regardless where you’re at, I’ll send the book to you.

Good luck to all who enter!

J.

Jul 12, 2018 - General, Giveaways, Indie Authors, Latest, News, Updates    Comments Off on Audiobook Promo Codes!

Audiobook Promo Codes!

Just a quick note looking for guinea pigs. I’m trying to build up reviews for my new audiobooks, so if you’re willing to leave a review after you’re done listening (on Audible.com), then I can email you a promo code.

Interested?  Head over to my Facebook page and send me a private message. If you don’t have a FB account, then send me an email, using “jmpoole(at)gmail dot com”, and in exchange for a review, you can pick up one of my audiobooks for free!

I have two currently available, with a 3rd ready soon:

  1. Case of the One-Eyed Tiger (Corgi Case Files #1)
  2. Case of the Fleet-Footed Mummy (Corgi Case Files #2)
  3. Lost City (Tales of Lentari #1) – ready soon!

Promo codes will go fast, so if you’re interested, be sure to let me know ASAP!

J.

Apr 27, 2018 - General    Comments Off on Audiobook giveaway!

Audiobook giveaway!

Hello!

To help celebrate the release of Case of the One-Eyed Tiger (Corgi Case Files #1) in audiobook form, I’m giving away a promotional code which will allow you to listen to the book for free!  The code only works at Audible.com, and you’ll need to have an account with them, but it won’t cost you a cent!

So, how do you enter?  Easy!  Answer the simple math question below and email me the answer:  jmpoole(at)gmail dot com. I will add comments with the name of each entrant who guesses correctly!  Good luck!

# of dogs stolen from PV in Pilfered Pooches    +

# of dead bodies that have turned up in PV since Zack moved to town  +

# of wines Zack loves   =  ??

Good luck to all who enter!

Mar 31, 2018 - General, Indie Authors, News, Updates    Comments Off on New Mystery & New Fantasy!

New Mystery & New Fantasy!

Hello, everyone!

I thought I’d let you know I’ve got two new titles available at Amazon. The first, available as a pre-order for the end of June, is for you fantasy lovers: The Hammer is Strong With This One (Pirates of Perz #2). It’s the second novel in the Pirates of Perz trilogy and continues on with the pirates venturing below ground to try to swipe a very special hammer from the dwarves.

For mystery fans, the latest excursion to beautiful Pomme Valley, Oregon, is now available at all major retailers: Case of the Muffin Murders (Corgi Case Files #5). Someone has targeted Taylor Adams, PV baker extraordinaire, and is trying to frame her for murder. Good friend Jillian Cooper asks Zack and the corgis to investigate!

Also in the land of PV, I am quite pleased to announce my very first audiobook, Case of the One-Eyed Tiger (Corgi Case Files #1), has been completed and will be available on Audible.com shortly! I’m also excited to tell you that my 2nd audiobook, Lost City (Tales of Lentari #1), is under production, and Case of the Fleet-Footed Mummy (Corgi Case Files #2), is about ready to go under production, too! I hope you all are able to check it out!

Case of the Muffin Murders Amazon, Amazon UK, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Apple, Google Play, Kobo

The Hammer is Strong With This OneAmazon, Amazon UK, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobo

I hope you’re having a fantastic spring! Happy reading!

J.

 

Audiobooks!

I’m pleased to announce that I have not one, but two audiobooks being produced at the same time!  Lost City (Tales of Lentari #1) is predicted to be just over 11 hours long, and Case of the One-Eyed Tiger (Corgi Case Files #1) is predicted to be a little over 7 hours.  I’ve already listened to the first 15 minutes from CCF1, and I think you guys are really gonna like it!  The first 15 minutes from ToL1 is due in a week or so.  Can’t wait to hear that preview, too!

I also wanted to announce that the pre-order for Case of the Muffin Murders (Corgi Case Files #5) is already in place at Barnes & Noble, Apple, Kobo, etc.  Unfortunately, it’s not at Amazon yet, but since I can get a title uploaded and listed within 12 hours, I’m not too concerned.  The other retailers are hit and miss when trying to get an exact date to have the book appear.  So, a pre-order was necessary.

In the fantasy department, work progresses on the second Pirates of Perz story.  The Hammer is Strong With This One will see our unruly band of pirates face off against the dwarves, as ol’ Captain Flinn is determined to get his hands on one powerful hammer.  For those of you familiar with my Tales of Lentari series, you’ll know which hammer I’m talking about.  Care to see a preview of the new cover?  Check it out!  Courtesy of Alexandru Stoica, the Romanian artist who is currently working on a graphic novel version of Lost City.

In other news, I have made the transition from Lake Havasu City to Phoenix.  My wife has essentially been relocated to the big city for nearly two years, and this was much easier on her.  I can essentially write from anywhere, especially where there’s an Internet connection, so voila!  Here I am!  Livin’ the good life in one big-ass city!

That’s it for now.  Gotta get back to Lentari!  Those damn pesky pirates are becoming quite the nuisance for the dwarves.

 

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