K. A. Jordan

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K. A. Jordan is a refugee from the Rust Belt of Ohio, who escaped to the Blue Grass Kentucky in 1992. She writes and blogs from 'Jordan's Croft' a small farm where she lives with her husband, a retired Army Staff Sergeant.

She holds a degree in Applied Science, rides American Quarter horses, gardens and can often be found on the back of her husband's Suzuki M109 motorcycle.

She says of her writing: "I write the stories that I want to read and can't find - complex characters, twisty plots and contemporary settings. There are no 'ripped bodices' in my novels , but you might find criminals, wounded heroes, mad artists and an occasional haunted motorcycle."

K. A. Jordan also publishes 'Icy Road' short stories written by I. C. Talbot.

I. C. is an octogenarian who has written some 350 short stories. The collection is a work in progress.

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Mitzi's Exit
By I. C. Talbot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by K. A. Jordan. Category: Fiction
Mitzi has a husband who controls everything she and their children do. She had enough of his drinking and his brutality, so she takes matters into her own hands.
Digging Out
By I. C. Talbot
Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by K. A. Jordan. Category: Fiction
Abbie lives with her grandmother and her twins, Jed and Jill, on a farm cluttered with old machinery. One day she snaps, and decides to clean up decades of mess. To her surprise, everyone benefits.
Death of a Family
By I. C. Talbot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011 by K. A. Jordan. Category: Fiction
Beth has the perfect suburban life, until the night her husband doesn't come home. Then it's too late. This story is 6.8k words.
Turned Out
By I. C. Talbot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by K. A. Jordan. Category: Fiction
(3.00)
Julia Carstairs was always a good kid. So why did she find her bags packed and on the sidewalk? Why had her family turned her out? This short story is 9k words.

Books

The Emissary
By K. A. Jordan
Series: Horsewomen of the Zombie Apocalypse, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
In a world where the stinking dead walk the land, Bethany McLeod must take her sisters Alexis, Dani and Julie cross-country to Fort Chatten, Kentucky, a journey of 100 miles. Can four women and six horses make it 100 miles and arrive alive? This story is suitable for all ages.
Badlands Rescue
By K. A. Jordan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
Former Army Captian Ellie O'Grady is on a rescue mission, throwing her ex-husband in the horse trough is just getting started. Unfortunately Ellie needs her ex-husband, Green Beret Daniel O’Grady, to help her find their son, Danny. His plane has crashed on a remote Badland’s Mesa.
Swallow the Moon
By K. A. Jordan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,630. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
June swallowed the moon to find true love, a motorcycle from Hell dumped Eric on her doorstep; now there is Hell to pay. An accountant for a failing company, June longs for true love. In a Wiccan summoning ceremony, she swallows the moon in an effort to find her soul mate.
Impressive Bravado
By K. A. Jordan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A horse named Impressive Bravado was attacked in his stall. The sheriff calls on veterinarian Dr. Katie McCarty for her opinion. At the barn, she finds a woman who calls herself a 'Horse Whisperer' running a barn full of teen-aged girls and young stallions. This is a recipe for disaster - luckily Dr. McCarty's there when it strikes. (Short Story 7k words
Let's Do Lunch
By K. A. Jordan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Lindsey Bennett is caught between two men, one will tease her, the other will use her; both are capable of killing. Surrounded by criminals, deceived on all sides, and catapulted from crisis to crisis, can Lindsey stay focused? Her restaurant and her life are at stake.

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  • The Survivor a short story on Sep. 09, 2011
    star star star star star
    Tense and chilling read. Sometimes surviving a plane crash isn't enough.
  • The Meyersco Helix on Sep. 30, 2011
    star star star star star
    Nerve-wracking thriller about an unstoppable WMD unleashed through stupidity and violence. The President has 2 mintues to decide if he should Nuke the city of Boston to save the world. Meanwhile, the brilliant and couragous Dr. Stella Christopher is trying to save herself and her beloved Rib in the face of impossible odds. If I didn't know this was first released in the 1980's, I wouldn't be able to tell. Dr Christopher beats any nutcase with a dragon on her butt!
  • The Falling Girl, Chronicles of the Closed World Book 1 on Nov. 15, 2011
    star star star star star
    This debute fantasy novel is a fresh entertaining read. Lori is quick-witted and up to the task of surviving in this strange new land. It reads a bit like Alice in Wonderland - the characters Lori meets are all well-drawn. I recommend it to all fans of fantasy.
  • Iditarod a novel of The Greatest Race on Earth on Dec. 10, 2011
    star star star star
    Rhodes and William take on the wilderness of Alaska during the Iditarod, the 'Last Great Race.' A very good read - the imagery was wonderful. I found myself yearning to see Alaska, in spite of my better judgement (I hate snow and cold.) I got a very real sense of the depth of the dangers Rhodes faced. I found it hard to believe she would go on the race without being armed to the teeth. That's just me. I get the creepy crawlies from listening to coyotes howl and yap. I'd want a high-powered rifle if there was a rumor of wolves. The other characters were also well-drawn, everything fitted together very well. I found it curious the characters hallucinated during the race. I didn't understand that at all. However that didn't detract from the story.