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About jeff7salter

Currently writing romantic comedy, screwball comedy, and romantic suspense. Eleven completed novels. "One Simple Favor" (novella) -- scheduled for April 2015 -- Dingbat Publishing. "Stuck on Cloud Eight" -- scheduled for June 2015 -- TouchPoint Press. "The Duchess of Earl" -- scheduled for 2015 -- Dingbat Publishing. "The Ghostess & MISTER Muir" -- Oct. 2014 -- Astraea Press. "Scratching the Seven-Month Itch" -- Sept. 2014 -- screwball comedy -- Dingbat Publishing. "Hid Wounded Reb" -- part of the Somerset Series -- Aug. 2014 -- Astraea Press. "Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold -- screwball comedy -- Dec. 2013 -- Dingbat Publishing. "Called To Arms Again" -- (a tribute to the greatest generation) -- May 2013 -- Astraea Press "Rescued By That New Guy in Town" (comedic romance) -- Oct. 2012 -- Astraea Press. "The Overnighter's Secrets" (romantic suspense) -- May 2012 -- Astraea Press. Two novellas published so far (both by Astraea Press): "Don't Bet On It" -- April 2014 "Echo Taps" -- June 2013 Co-authored two non-fiction books about librarianship (with a royalty publisher), a chapter in another book, and an article in a specialty encyclopedia. Plus several library-related articles and reviews. Also published some 120 poems, about 150 bylined newspaper articles, and some 100 bylined photos. Worked about 30 years in librarianship. Formerly newspaper editor and photo-journalist. Decorated veteran of U.S. Air Force (including a remote ‘tour’ of duty in the Arctic … at Thule AB in N.W. Greenland). Married; father of two; grandfather of six.

Rescued By That New Guy in Town

By J. L. Salter  When Kris awakens in a costume, behind wooden bars inside a pitch black community center, her only available rescuer is the hung over new guy in town (who’s dressed as a pirate).  Problem is:  she’s sworn … Continue reading

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Guest Kim Marcum

By Jeff Salter This week we’re collecting readers’ perspectives to learn what kinds of things they like in romance books… and what they want to see more of. My Guest Interviewee Please welcome Kim Marcum as my Guest Fox for … Continue reading

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True Story Inspired My Novel

Hid Wounded Reb By Jeff Salter This week, 152 years ago, a local skirmish likely unknown to many outside Kentucky occurred hardly two miles from where I live. The Battle of Dutton’s Hill occurred on Mar. 30, 1863 on and … Continue reading

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How I Select Books – Part TWO

By Jeff Salter We’re doing a two-part set about the aspects of books which draw our attention and/or compel us to purchase / read. Last week, we focused on book COVERS. This week we’ll address how or why a book’s … Continue reading

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How I Select Books – Part One

By Jeff Salter We’re doing a two-part set about the aspects of books which draw our attention and/or compel us to purchase / read. Next week we’ll address how or why a book’s THEME entices us. This week, we’re focusing … Continue reading

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Never Mind the Daylight

Leave Our Clocks Alone By Jeff Salter This week, we’re having a group session about daylight saving time. It seems some of the Foxes don’t mind it at all. Angie, the Wednesday Fox, dislikes it. Well, I hate it. Our … Continue reading

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Duffy Brown Visits the Hound

Welcome, Bestselling Author Duffy Brown By Jeff Salter I’ve wanted for a long time to entice the talented Duffy Brown to Hound Day and finally, she’s here! Not only is she a bestselling author, but a gracious lady and sweet … Continue reading

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