Mind Over Murder – A Jake Roberts Novel (Book 2)

Mind Over Murder – A Jake Roberts Novel (Book 2)

By   Publisher  CreateSpace

ISBN  ISBN-10:1495402002


Published in   Mystery Thrillers,


Serial killer Lori Powers escaped capture and fled to Europe. After five years, Interpol found her and returns her to the US. Homicide detective Jake Roberts and FBI profiler Mika Scott accept custody of Lori. It’s a moment that both law enforcement officers have been waiting for, each having different reasons why. Lori was at one time Jake’s lover. And for Mika it was the end of a long nightmare. But Jake is being stalked by another serial killer––Jared Hamilton. To capture him, Jake breaks all of the rules and helps Lori escape from prison. Does Lori know Jared and are the two serial killers plotting to kill Jake? Will Lori escape again? Not your average serial killer story, Mind Over Murder is the perfect serial killer read!

What is the Tag Line for your book? (A short description of your book in a sentence or two)

A serial killer helps Jake stalk a new killer.

Do you write full time or part time

Full time

How do you structure your day when you write

1PM – 10PM

Why do you write? (Example; For fun, to make extra money, a personal experience you want to share with the public)

For me.

What are you working on right now / or your most recent work

A lot

What inspired you to create this book

The first four Jake Roberts Novels

What genre do you write in and why did you choose it

Crime fiction and psychological thrillers

How much research did you do on your book? (If it applies)

Six months

How do you think you have evolved creatively from when you first started writing until now

I learned the writer has to expose himself to the reader.

What was the hardest thing about writing this book for you


What was the most rewarding

Five star reviews.

If you had to start over, is there anything you would do different


How have you evolved from when you first started writing until now

I now walk erect.

Are you a planner type person, or do you prefer to dive right in when you write

The story is written in my head, that's where I outline. When it's time, I put it to the page.

Do they influence your writing

Very much so if you let them

Do you recommend being a part of a support groups to help you with your writing


Do you work with an editor If so, how much input do they have

Three editors with full input.

Was there anyone in your past that you think influenced your writing

Ridley Scott.

Do you have any tips or useful resources on marketing

Find someone to mentor you about marketing.

How are you publishing this book? (Indie / self-published, traditional)


What are your thoughts on book series

Love them, characters connect better with readers

How long do you think a book should be? (Pages or words)

300 pages

Do you have a strategy for finding reviewers

Find Amazon Top-Ten reviewers.

What advice would you give to your younger self today

Behave, but then that's where I got great story backgrounds.

What is your favorite book or film

Tombstone with Kurt Russel.

If you don’t already have one, do you have plans to have a book trailer and what are your thoughts on them overall

I don't use them.

What are you working on next

Jake Roberts Novel (Book 5)

When you get frustrated, how do you deal with it

Breathe in/out

What advice would you give a writer that is just starting out

Be dedicated to your craft.

About the Author

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.