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Cover Reveal – The Ciphers of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood Book 2)

Monday, June 8th, 2015 @ 4:20 pm | Comments Off

I'm always fascinated by the process of producing a book and the numerous people involved. For example, I learned this morning that the audiobook recording for Banished of Muirwood began today. I also received the final cover art for Book 2: The Ciphers of Muirwood. Let's just say, I'm thrilled! (There is... Read More

Cover Reveal – The Banished of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood Book 1)

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 @ 5:08 pm | 1Comments

In my last post, I revealed the cover art to the new graphic novel (The Lost Abbey). Now I'm pleased to be able to reveal the cover art to the first novel of the new Covenant of Muirwood trilogy. When 47North first sent me the original black-and-white sketch, my first thought... Read More

What is next?

Friday, February 27th, 2015 @ 4:45 pm | 6Comments

Tuesday was the launch of my latest book, Poisonwell and it has been great seeing all the positive reviews by the sleep-deprived who did not want to set it down but read straight through. This marks the end of the Whispers from Mirrowen trilogy and I hope you enjoy the... Read More

Jeff’s special announcement – big news!

Friday, August 15th, 2014 @ 4:27 pm | 4Comments

I'm so excited to share this news that I wanted to do it in person (well, via Youtube anyway!) instead of a blog posting. You can watch it here:   Jeff's big announcement Coming in 2016: the Covenant... Read More


Saturday, May 24th, 2014 @ 4:50 pm | 2Comments

I turned in the manuscript of Poisonwell yesterday to 47North. What comes next is rounds of editing, collaborating on cover art, formatting the final book, recording the audio version, all preceding the launch day of Feb 3, 2015. I can't wait to share the final adventure with you. Feedback from my... Read More


Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 @ 1:29 pm | 4Comments

Today is the launch day of my new book Fireblood. It is the first book in the Whispers from Mirrowen trilogy and I’m excited to be sharing it with you. This is a new experience for me and I’ll tell you why. It is the first series I’ve written with... Read More

Entering the Hetaera’s Lair

Friday, November 9th, 2012 @ 6:53 pm | 2Comments

I recently had a business trip to Malaysia. A friend of mine from work suggested that I visit the famous Snake Temple ( in Penang. According to tradition, vipers and humans co-exist in the temple and do not harm each other. I’m terrified of snakes personally, but I thought... Read More

100,000 copies downloaded

Saturday, September 1st, 2012 @ 6:31 pm | 2Comments

August was just a busy month, but it also marks a major milestone. Near the end of the month, the 100,000th copy of Muirwood was downloaded to someone’s Kindle. Not sure who that person was or exactly when it happened, but 100,000 is a big number considering last December it... Read More

The first draft of ‘Wretched’

Monday, March 5th, 2012 @ 7:33 pm | 1Comments

The first posting on this blog for 'The Wretched of Muirwood' was made almost 6 years ago. Amazing how time flies: abbey_grounds As of this posting, over 30,000 people have it on their Kindles or have... Read More

20% discount on Muirwood books (until November 30th)

Friday, October 14th, 2011 @ 4:55 pm | Comments Off

I've recently created some book trailers for the Muirwood series and posted them on Youtube:  (book trailer: no faces - some readers want to use their own imagination for what characters looks like)  (book trailer: with faces - for the readers who want to know how I... Read More