(WIP) Work In Progress #1

The Road to Hades (Title Subject to Change)

The Road to Hades is only 25% complete, but it is a short tale that consist mostly of the back story that was in Demons of the Jungle Edition 2, A lot of readers wanted more detail than what the back story offered, What secrets were Patricia's parents hiding that keep her from joining her friends in summer break. More details about their life in Texas and after. That's how this book came about. It is the story of Debra and Patricia, before they encounter the Demons of the Jungle.  


The twisted story begins in Detroit with Debra, Birmingham for Patricia. Through guidance from voices of those in another realm, an Ouija Board and strange happenings the two meet and become friends. The differences between the two are as obvious as night and day. One has street smarts as that is where she grew up, the other has lived a sheltered life and just graduated from high school.  Debra wants to find a place that she can call home while Patricia desires to be with Sally. The one thing they have common, both want a new life in a different town, preferably Atlanta, that is where Sally is vacationing.


While in Atlanta the troubles start, both are questioned in the murders of Patricia parents, along with the murders of Sally and her parents. 


Debra and Patricia can't seem to catch a break. Patricia dealing with the grief of losing her parents and Sally turns to drugs for an escape. Debra, who is an recovering addict does everything she can to save Patricia from death and get her life back on track, while facing her demons.


Patricia who has the gift of Discerning Spirits along with others feels a strong evil presence, guiding them to an unknown destination. Debra ignores Patricia's concerns telling her that the drugs had caused her to see and hear things that  weren't  there. Their troubles could be logically explained,  they were having a run of bad luck and things will get better. The load up once again seeking the peace, freedom and security in another town.


Texas had been good to Debra and Patricia but their world once again becomes chaotic at a Texas play house. Two off duty police officers with guns draw order them to drop their weapons. Both did so while staring at the dead body only feet from them.


They seek refuge from the Non-Profit Save the Rain Forest and Animals (STRFAA). Can STRFAA get them out of Texas before the Fort Worth Police Department find them?


  • Scheduled release date Winter of 2019 or sooner.
  • Paperback an e-Book formats.
  • Will be available here in Joe's Bookstore in paperback on on Amazon in the e-Book format. 

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(WIP) Work In Progress #2

Thunder Bear

This Novel has been written and the manuscript review completed. It is in the revision stage. Thunder Bear  has been through title changes and umpteen revisions before it went to the editors for the review. That's why it is second on the list. Every once in a while you got to walk away and come back later. The cover has a revision coming also the LACN Badge will be added.


Thunder Bear is where it all starts for Levi West, Defective for LACN Investigations. Levi showcases his investigation skills in Witch's Dilemma and makes a brief showing in Demons of the Jungle. Levi's is about to turn eighteen and inherit the West on the East ranch, a multi billion dollar operation. He has plans for  his inheritance, to stat an Detective Agency and use the money to track down cold bloody murders. 


Before his eighteenth birthday gun fire erupts and Levi is wounded, he along with Charlotte and Elena, Levis best friend are shipped off to Florida for Levi's protection. Thunder Bear Levi's Grandfather, suspecting what Levi will do as soon as he turns eighteen. To combat him from uncovering the West/Dakota past Thunder Bear assigns Levi a case, before he departs.


The case is not the one Levi wanted. Levi is chomping at the bit to find out who murdered his Grandmother, who he worshiped, his mom who he adored, and his his dad who...well was his dad. Instead Thunder Bear assigns Levi to find out the truth about Charlotte, the RN who works for the ranch clinic.


Levi and Charlotte do not get along and Levi has plans of firing her once he receives the inheritance and takes over the ranch. This is going against the advice of  his mothers and grandmothers spirits. They  remind him how Charlotta help Susan, Levis mother out during her darkest hour.


The three arrive in Florida to stay with some some old family friends. Tensions run high as jealousy comes in to play. The three began to ask questions of one another. What is the connection between the three that would warrant them the label of the new era of the West on the East legacy? Was the gun fire meant for Charlotte and not Levi? an Elena really talk to Levi's mother and grandmother? The three are determined to find out the truth to those questions as well as why they were sent away together. Levi must also solve the question who is Charlotte? After spending time with her, she may not appear to be who she claims to be. 


  • Tentative release date first quarter of 2019 or sooner.
  • Paperback an e-Book formats.
  • Will be available here in Joe's Bookstore in paperback on on Amazon in the e-Book format.  

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(WIP) Work In Progress #3 - #4

The Tales of Joe (Title Subject to Change)

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The Tales of Joe is a short story collection that is 50% complete. The tales come from the past, some as far back as the authors high school days  and the present. Some pieces were  flash fiction that were entered in writing contest. Those stories have been added to to get to the minimum short story word count. The goal is twenty twenty with a  total word count of 100,000 or more. 

Erotic Tales From Joe (Titles Subject to Change)

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Erotic Tales from Joe is a short story collection that is 50% complete. The tales come from the past, some as far back as the authors high school days. The rest was written for this collection.  The goal is twenty twenty with a  total word count of 100,000 or more.