After the Evil – A Jake Roberts Novel

After the Evil – A Jake Roberts Novel

By   Publisher  CreateSpace

ISBN  ISBN-10: 1495413861


Published in   Mystery Thrillers,


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.

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

A beautiful woman, but a deadly killer.

Do you write full time or part time

Full time

How do you structure your day when you write

1PM – 10 PM

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

For my own enjoyment.

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

A lot

What inspired you to create this book

Jake Roberts Novels (Book 1– 4)

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)

Roughly six months each book

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

When you no longer fear exposing you in the story

What was the hardest thing about writing this book for you


What was the most rewarding

Watching my characters change.

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

Very much so because the more you write, the more you learn.

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

The outline is in my head always. When I feel it's ready, I put it to the page.

Do they influence your writing

Sure, they are very helpful.

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

I work with three editors and they have enormous input.

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

Ridley Scott who I spent two weeks on a location scout with.

Do you have any tips or useful resources on marketing

Marketing your book is the hardest part.

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


What are your thoughts on book series

I have a series. I believe the readers get more attached to the characters in a series.

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

300 pages

Do you have a strategy for finding reviewers

Seek out Amazon Top-Ten reviewers.

What advice would you give to your younger self today

Behave, but then I wouldn't have so many stories to tell.

What is your favorite book or film

Tombstone with Kurt Russell.

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 believe people find books by trailers.

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.