After the Kill – A Jake Roberts Novel

After the Kill – A Jake Roberts Novel

By   Publisher  CreateSpace/Fine Line Books

ISBN  ISBN-10: 1515398560


Published in   Contemporary, Crime Criminals, Fiction, Fiction, General, Mystery Thrillers, Romance,


Jake never looks for trouble, but you can bet it’s looking for him in the high-stakes psychological thriller, AFTER THE KILL. A beautiful morning quickly becomes a life and death day. What will the night bring? Mackenzy earned a doctorate in forensic psychology, specializing in serial killers. She wants to understand them beyond the textbooks. Will a DNA sample give her a clue? It looks like Oscar night at the house in Malibu as she hosts her A-list clients. Caitland returns to LA for the party while Jake stays in Phoenix. She is caught totally by surprise when the party’s over. Will Jake get there in time? Will you have Jake’s back when the fight starts?

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

Jake never looks for trouble, but you can bet it's looking for him in the psychological thriller AFTER THE KILL.

Do you write full time or part time

Full time.

How do you structure your day when you write

1 – 10 pm at the computer.

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

Just for me.

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

I communicate often on Facebook and Twitter, or emails.

What inspired you to create this book

The first four in the series.

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

Crime fiction/Psychological thrillers because you write what you know.

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 understand the process and what's required more.

What was the hardest thing about writing this book for you

Editing is always a nightmare.

What was the most rewarding

I love my characters and I like to hear the same from readers.

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

Learn to type, but I have the two fastest fingers in the west.

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

I walk erect.

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

I have the book written in my mind by the time I sit at the computer.

Do they influence your writing

Yes, they're a good source of invaluable information.

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

Never used one.

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

Three editors, I take all their 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

Read all of the tips from all of the self-pub people then decide which philosophies you agree with.

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


What are your thoughts on book series

Great, more character connection with readers.

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

300 pages.

Do you have a strategy for finding reviewers

I have built up my regulars and when I'm feeling it, I will search out Amazon Top 100 reviewers.

What advice would you give to your younger self today

Stay out of trouble, but then again that has given me a lot of storylines.

What is your favorite book or film


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

No. I don't think readers search through them to find a book.

What are you working on next

Possibly a scifi story is in the future.

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.