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To Be Safe Than Hunted: a Jaden Short Story

“A conundrum. One thing he couldn’t tolerate was being expected to follow someone’s orders. That barked command instilled in Jaden a desire to pry Cheap’s eyes from their sockets, then use the eyeballs to plug the pipes. A two birds with one stone solution. On the other hand, if Jaden was going to operate a…

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What Jaden Baker is About

I’m often asked about the plot of my novel, which isn’t a big surprise, yet I’ve never really taken time to explain it in my own words. Jaden Baker is a psychological thriller, and if you’re wondering what makes a book a psych-thriller rather than a mystery or action thriller, I pulled a definition from…

Missing Severus Snape

“Well, there’s no catalyst,” Libby said, reading over the biography again. “We’re missing Severus Snape.” Jaden grimaced. “What?” “Snape. Oh,” she said, “that’s right, you’ve not read that one. Unbelievable. What we’re missing is the reason for it all, the string that holds everything together. The source…” ~an excerpt from Jaden Baker Happy Last Harry Potter…

Jaden tests boundaries

An excerpt from Jaden Baker William tossed him into his room, and Jaden collided with the door as it slid shut. The anger he felt was real, even though he was following his first rule of resistance when beneficial. He’d scored a tiny victory in keeping Dalton out of his head for one more day….

The Power of Limitations: Rules of Psychokinesis

Imagination has no limits; physics does. In my novel, Jaden Baker, the title character can move things with his mind. Before I wrote the story from start to finish, I studied this ability, its strengths, its weaknesses, and most of all, its limitations. If a character could move something with his mind, what laws did…

It’s actually a real book

Why do I say that? Assumptions. When I said I’d published a book, I got a few variations of the same reaction. Everyone offered congratulations, but a fraction bought one of my books. Maybe it was foolish of me, but I admit to being surprised, sure that everyone who at least knew me a little…

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