Jeff Cross

Biography

Above all, I'm a father and a grandfather. I've began writing first to entertain my family, hence my fiction novels for children. When I began getting lots of calls about technical information concerning my job, I decided to write some non-fiction books. I am an ICC certified combination inspector for a small to mid-sized city in East Texas. With the background in construction and the education from several apprinticeships I've been able to obtain several trade license including a masters. I now do consulting for home construction and I'm working on a series of books to help the common man (or woman) understand how plumbing and electrical systems work.

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Books

Of Potions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
A basic understanding of how the magic of nature can be used to maintain health of spirit and soul. Basic measures are provided to start with. Recognize plant’s energy by taste. Choose the right potion to suite the need. Answers to questions asked in the beginning of the journey.
Stop That Crack - Easy Houshold Fixes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home repair
A guide to save you money by eliminating the simple stuff before the service tech is called. Easy fixes and information to help you recognize maintenance issues before they turn into problems. Stop the service technician from making a trip out to do something you could have easily done yourself. The money spent for that service call could be used somewhere else.
Joshua's Collection
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Joshua’s Collection is a grouping of five short stories designed to open conversations with children. Knowing the importance of teaching today’s youth high moral character and strong values, the author uses an entertaining method to bring parents closer to their children. Each story will inspire your child to ask questions. At the end of each story, Joshua learns a new and important lesson.
The Fruit Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is a very short story, or perhaps more a fable, designed especially for school aged children dealing with bullies and learning about responsibility. This short story has a moral, or perhaps is moral, something not found often. This entertaining piece may be just what the doctor ordered.
The Forester's Helper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(3.00 from 1 review)
The Celtic story of old, "The Goose Girl" has been a favorite for hundreds of years. After reading the story I found it difficult to understand. This is my version of the several hundred year old fable. Now it is a very easy read for young folks who take our electronic world for granted. They too will be able to understand the message that the wise old story tellers of yesteryear were conveying.
In a Beginning There Was Majik
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,120. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Taam had just reached manhood as unique powers began to surface. When he began to experiment with the new found abilities his father knew it was time to call for the “advanced ones” to give him training. A life or death struggle, a reach for power and a wealth of knowledge. Indexed for your convenience. For the young fantasy reader. First of a series.
You and Your New Home
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This is a collection of new home builder's common mistakes and oversights. The author, a certified building inspector takes you from ground breaking to final inspection. This book is packed with information which will save you big bucks and possibly even a family members life. If only one mistake is prevented, you've paid for the book. If you are building a home then this book is a must have!

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Smashwords book reviews by Jeff Cross

  • The "Gabby" Little Monkey on Oct. 12, 2012

    This is a great story and a fine learning tool. I enjoyed reading it, as much as my grandson enjoyed LISTENING to it. The graphics were very colorful and made the story even better.