For all my author friends and aspiring authors out there…

Business and branding 101… a profanity-laced rant. If a supplier is consistently giving you problems, not following through, and generally dropping the ball when there are other suppliers out there that you could be using with minimal hassle or effort on your part, WHY THE FUCK WOULD YOU KEEP USING THEM? Case in point, the … [Read more…]

Shattered & Scarred: An Update

Shattered & Scarred has been restored!   The epilogue has been re-added to all of the electronic files and to the paperback version of the book and is out in the world! First things first, here is a handy dandy bullet point walk-through on how to get the updated book file onto your Kindle: Step … [Read more…]

Well, ain’t this a monumental $%&! up?

Today I learned that the entire fucking epilogue somehow managed to be omitted from Shattered & Scarred’s final formatting and has been missing since I revamped the interior formatting and added the new cover.   How did I learn this?   A review…   They are so very important. This is one of the many … [Read more…]

Cover Reveal!

  He’s hell-bent on following the rules, but she’s determined to break them. She’s in her prime at twenty-two, but he’s old enough to be her father… Hell, he looks like he could be her grandfather. He’s no good for her, a failure, a recovering alcoholic, and she’s as pure and straight-laced as they come. … [Read more…]

So, it’s been like three months…

Today I learned I really suck at keeping up with blog posts. Of course, if you’ve been around any length of time with me, you knew that already. To be fair, or at least my excuse is, I’ve been writing books and I have been pouring everything into writing books for so long both to catch … [Read more…]

Her Pained Blue Silence is here!

Her Thin Blue Lifeline Indigo Knights Book I by A.J. Downey Genre: Contemporary Romance Chrissy Franco has every reason to take one hell of a victory lap around the courtroom. She’s just defended her client to the best of her ability and what’s more? Her client was actually innocent. Oh, she’d killed her husband, baseball … [Read more…]

Cover Reveal! Her Pained Blue Silence

  Cover Model: Dylan Horsch Photographer: Furious Fotog / Golden Czermak Cover Design: Dar Albert of Wicked Smart Designs It’s available for preorder now on all platforms! Secure your copy today, and be sure to visit the book’s page on my website for those links, and also for more about the book and an excerpt … [Read more…]

Okay, pull up a seat. Let’s talk.

We’re going to talk about the part of writing a book series no one really tells you about before you do this stupid shit thing and become an author.   Now, you all know that the SHMC and the Sacred Brotherhood are essentially one series. We are officially at thirteen books and one novella, so … [Read more…]

Close To Home…

Last night, a 29-year-old man named Richard Russell did the unthinkable. He used his position as a vetted ground agent at Seattle-Tacoma International airport to tractor tow a Horizon Q-400 into place, boarded that same aircraft, and took off in it. I listened to 25 minutes of audio between him and ground control and what … [Read more…]