It’s been a bad week for homicide detective Jake Roberts. In a late night firefight, Jake kills a shooter in a ski mask firing an AR-15. Jake is wounded. The mask is removed and the shooter is a sixteen-year old girl. Per precinct policy, Jake is required to see the division’s shrink, Dr. Thaddeus Abrams. Leaving Abram’s office abruptly, he passes stunning flight attendant Lori Powers in the outer office. Later that night, Dr. Abrams is murdered. Jake’s investigation begins with questioning Abram’s patients including Lori. During her questioning, he finds he is attracted to her. Not long after, Jake begins seeing Lori, and they fall in love.
A beautiful woman, but a deadly killer.
Jake Roberts Novels (Book 1– 4)
Crime fiction and psychological thrillers.
Roughly six months each book
When you no longer fear exposing you in the story
Watching my characters change.
Very much so because the more you write, the more you learn.
The outline is in my head always. When I feel it's ready, I put it to the page.
Sure, they are very helpful.
I work with three editors and they have enormous input.
Ridley Scott who I spent two weeks on a location scout with.
Marketing your book is the hardest part.
I have a series. I believe the readers get more attached to the characters in a series.
Seek out Amazon Top-Ten reviewers.
Behave, but then I wouldn't have so many stories to tell.
Tombstone with Kurt Russell.
I don't believe people find books by trailers.
Jake Roberts Novel (Book 5)
Be dedicated to your craft.
Cary Allen Stone
Amazon #1 Bestselling Author
Reader’s Favorites Award Finalist
“Cary Allen Stone is an important name to watch. This is one superb crime writer!”––Grady Harp, Amazon Hall of Fame Top 100 Reviewervine Voice
Cary’s backstory is, he spent almost forty years inside the cockpits of corporate jets and airlines and because of his flying career he acquired a unique perspective on life. He was fortunate in 1992 to fly Sir Ridley Scott on a location scout in the Caribbean. They talked about writing and building an image with the words. He was quite a mentor. He graduated from college with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He’s involved in feature films in LA and Indie films in Phoenix. He has performed voice-over radio commercials and stand-up comedy magic. He represented the USA alongside nine other countries in the Night of Magic in Bogota, Colombia, performing before dignitaries, ambassadors, and their families. He’s a proud member of the oldest women’s writers club––the Phoenix Writer’s Club. Clive Cussler and South Florida author Tim Dorsey endorsed his thriller “Stealing Atlanta” His Jake Roberts Novels have been well received by Amazon Hall of Fame Top 10 Reviewers in crime fiction and psychological thrillers. The series received the Readers’ Favorite Five Stars award. “After the Evil – A Jake Roberts Novel” is an Amazon #1 Best Seller.