A FISHY TALE Midwest Book Review

Just received a Midwest Book Review for my brand new comedy mystery A FISHY TALE. They liked it! The book includes the continuing misadventures of the inept PI, Dr. Jason Longfellow, and his nurse wife Chelsea, who fortunately is the Read More …

Book Signing and Sale, John J Jessop, SUNSHINE STATE BOOK FESTIVAL

http://SunshineStateBookFestival.com BOOK SIGNING and SALE, JOHN J JESSOP, local St. Augustine author WHEN: SATURDAY JANUARY 27, 2024 10AM-5PM  WHERE: Sunshine State Book Festival, Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, 1714 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32607 HOPE TO SEE YOU Read More …

Writing Mysteries Is Fun, Marketing Not So Much

I love the creativity of writing fiction, especially murder mysteries. I have written and published a book a year since I retired in 2016. This includes a couple of dark murder mysteries and the rest comedy murder mysteries. When I Read More …

FOUR GREAT COMEDY MURDER MYSTERIES BY LOCAL ST AUGUSTINE AUTHOR

I just launched my fourth comedy murder mystery, A FISHY TALE, which makes four humorous murder mysteries featuring that dysfunctional detective, Dr. Jason Longfellow, PI and his resilient nurse wife Chelsea. I am a local St. Augustine author, and to Read More …

A FISHY TALE, Coming in December. A Laugh Out Loud Mystery.

A Fishy Tale. The world has gone insane; war in the Middle East, violent antisemitic protests, the president fell off his bicycle. We could all use some laughs about now. No worries, my newest comedy murder mystery, A FISHY TALE is launching Read More …

Building a Family with Three Daughters, Part 2

Somehow my wife and I managed to keep the three daughters alive through high school. I got along great with them until they reached late middle school to early high school. Then each one of them changed. They became argumentative, Read More …

Building a Family with Three Daughters, Part 1

There’s more than one way of building a family. My wife and I were told early in our marriage by a doctor whose crystal ball was busted that we’d never have children the good old biological way. So, we decided Read More …

Learning to Live with Hurricanes

Several years ago, my wife decided she wanted to be a beach bunny, and we moved to Florida, where we are now learning to live with hurricanes. I need to say up front that I realize these storms are serious, Read More …

Fond Memories of My 2006 Jeep Wrangler

While sitting on the beach the other day, I had some fond memories of my old 2006 Jeep Wrangler. In Florida, you’re allowed to drive on the beach, and I sat there in my beach chair watching a veritable parade Read More …

A Confused Old Man’s Take on Going Green

I’m in that category fondly called the elderly, and I gotta say I’m kinda confused about this going green thing. I’ve lived for a little over 70 years, which means I’ve experienced a few things. When I’m told stuff that clearly Read More …