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.

Some of My Idiosyncrasies

or… things (about me) that might drive other folks crazy By Jeff Salter Topic: Do you have any habits that your family or friends consider odd? Unlike the bravery / boldness of some of our Resident Foxes, I did NOT … Continue reading

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The Time of Our Lives

Some of my favorite times By Jeff Salter Topic: At some point in your past, was there a year – or a significant period of time – that you consider your “favorite” time (or, at least, one of your favorites)? … Continue reading

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Former Fox Returns

Introducing Iris Blobel’s New Novel In the Shadows of a Lie By Jeff Salter Readers who’ve been with us – here at 4F1H – for a while may remember when Iris Blobel was one of the Resident Foxes. I’ve had … Continue reading

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All I Have To Do is Dream

[and then spend 30 minutes typing up what I can remember] By Jeff Salter I borrowed my blog title from the lovely hit song by the Everly Brothers [see link at the bottom]. We’re chatting about dreams this week, with … Continue reading

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A Fun Mystery

But Bubba Has Hamlet’s Flaws of Irresolution & Inaction By Jeff Salter My review of Bubba And the Dead Woman by C.L. Bevill Blurb: Bubba Snoddy is a good old country boy with a big problem. Although he’s personable, handsome, … Continue reading

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Coping With Challenges

A Remote Tour of Duty Inside the Arctic Circle By Jeff Salter Topic: What are some challenges you’ve encountered that you were unsure you could handle, but then surprised yourself? As I began making notes for this topic, I thought … Continue reading

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New Life for My Time-Traveling Cowboy

The first of my 11 newly-orphaned titles to be re-released By Jeff Salter On Jan. 11 this year I received news that was truly heart-breaking: my first publisher was closing its doors and all eleven of my fiction titles with … Continue reading

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My Kingdom For A Soft Sole

Forget being stylish — now footwear is all about comfort By Jeff Salter Topic: Have your footwear choices changed as your life, or lifestyle, has changed? Interesting topic. And the operative term is CHOICES — meaning preferences, as opposed to … Continue reading

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In For a Penny

By Kelsey Browning & Nancy Naigle Book 1 in series: A Seasoned Southern Sleuths Mystery Review by Jeff Salter First of all, allow me to admit that I purchased this title so long ago that the series had a different … Continue reading

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Too Much Time Wasted

But I Still Got A Lot Done By Jeff Salter Topic: How has the ongoing pandemic affected your creativity? Wow… hot topic. Intro Since my early retirement (from public library administration) in mid-2006, I’ve been quite a bit more of … Continue reading

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