Author Archives: Jeff Salter

About Jeff Salter

Currently writing romantic comedy, screwball comedy, and romantic suspense. Fourteen completed novels and four completed novellas. Working with three royalty publishers: Clean Reads, Dingbat Publishing, & TouchPoint Press/Romance. "Cowboy Out of Time" -- Apr. 2019 /// "Double Down Trouble" -- June 2018 /// "Not Easy Being Android" -- Feb. 2018 /// "Size Matters" -- Oct. 2016 /// "The Duchess of Earl" -- Jul. 2016 /// "Stuck on Cloud Eight" -- Nov. 2015 /// "Pleased to Meet Me" (novella) -- Oct. 2015 /// "One Simple Favor" (novella) -- May 2015 /// "The Ghostess & MISTER Muir" -- Oct. 2014 /// "Scratching the Seven-Month Itch" -- Sept. 2014 /// "Hid Wounded Reb" -- Aug. 2014 /// "Don't Bet On It" (novella) -- April 2014 /// "Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold -- Dec. 2013 /// "Echo Taps" (novella) -- June 2013 /// "Called To Arms Again" -- (a tribute to the greatest generation) -- May 2013 /// "Rescued By That New Guy in Town" -- Oct. 2012 /// "The Overnighter's Secrets" -- May 2012 /// 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.

My First Ghost Novel

[from a few years ago] An Excerpt for Halloween By Jeff Salter Chapter One             “Aren’t you the new teacher who lives in the spooky old downtown hotel?” asked the female voice behind Levi Muir. Lurching into the flimsy cart … Continue reading

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Films That Make Me Feel Good

These Are A Few of My Favorites By Jeff Salter This week’s topic is feel-good movies… and, as usual, I cannot decide among many. As I pondered this subject, I realized there were a few categories of films that give … Continue reading

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Gotta Love that Sherlock Legacy

Whether it’s the Great Detective himself… or a descendant By Jeff Salter Did I say “descendant”… of the confirmed bachelor, Holmes? Well, read on. I’m reviewing a book for Hound Day this week… and I selected a terrific one. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Kind of Book I’d like to Write

That I Haven’t Tried to Write Before By Jeff Salter I’ve been thinking about this topic for over a week now. My first impulse was to respond with a snarky comment like, “I’d like to write a best-seller that gets … Continue reading

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Frozen Chicken Pieces

Maybe the Hot Dog Guy Knows Where They Are By Jeff Salter You’ll need to read this entire post to get to the moral of the tale. All I heard in the initial conversation was, “Can you pick up a … Continue reading

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A Book I’ve Always Wanted to Read

But something got in the way By Jeff Salter This week’s topic has triggered various types of responses, some of which focused on books we believe we were “expected” to read or “pressured” to read… but (for whatever reason have … Continue reading

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Childhood Characters Whom I Like More NOW

Than I did when I was a kid By Jeff Salter Before I launch into my review of this particular title – The House on the Cliff… volume 2 of the venerable Hardy Boys ORIGINAL series – let me say … Continue reading

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Werewolves and Poisoning Tea

Topics I researched on the Net [for my novels and stories, of course] By Jeff Salter This week’s topic concerns what conclusions people might draw about me by looking at my internet search history. The general conclusion (someone might draw) … Continue reading

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If I Were a TV Writer

Which Show Would I Write For? By Jeff Salter When I submitted this topic for possible inclusion, I don’t think I had any particular TV show in mind. In fact, until I took an early peek at Patricia’s Monday blog … Continue reading

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Did You Fall Down the Stairs?

What was that noise? And why won’t you answer? By Jeff Salter [Note: One of many “frights” I’ve experienced in my eventful life. I posted this on Facebook in 2017, when it originally occurred. But, believe it or not — … Continue reading

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