TJ Perkins is a gifted and well-respected author in the mystery/suspense genre. A member of the Maryland Writer’s Association and Sisters In Crime, her short stories for young readers have appeared in the Ohio State 6th Grade Proficiency Test Preparation Book, Kid’s Highway Magazine, and Webzine ‘New Works Review,’ just to name a few. She’s placed three times in the CNW/FFWA chapter book competition. Her short story of light horror for tweens, The Midnight Watch, was publication Oct 2007 by Demon Minds Magazine. Her self-publishing achievements are being greatly recognized and TJ is also conducting speaking engagements at colleges and libraries, offering advice to others.
Finished works of her young reader’s chapter books are entitled: The Fire and the Falcon (which won two chapter book awards), Wound Too Tight, Mystery of the Attic, and On Forbidden Ground. Published books in the Kim & Kelly Mystery Series include: Fantasies Are Murder, The Secret in Phantom Forest, Trade Secret, Image in the Tapestry (which won a chapter book award) and In the Grand Scheme of Things (all with GumShoe Press 2006).
Mystery of the Attic was made into a play by the Café Theater in NJ, Oct. 2005. The storyline of this book will be the basis for a new and exciting interactive family amusement park ride currently in the hands of dark ride manufacturer Alterface
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In the Grand Scheme of Things
Book 5 in the Kim & Kelly Mystery Series.
What does the abandoned insane asylum have to do with local art robberies? Kim and Kelly plan on finding out.
Image in the Tapestry
Book 4 in the Kim & Kelly Mystery Series. Award-winner.
A mysterious tapestry, a family secret and Black Bart - the old west was never so intreguing.
Book 3 in the Kim & Kelly Mystery Series.
A trip to Egypt turns out to be more dangerous than expected.
The Secret in Phantom Forest
Book 2 in the Kim & Kelly Mystery Series.
Trapped in a forest that haunted - or is it someone covering up a crime?
Fantasies Are Murder
Book 1 in the Kim & Kelly Mystery Series.
A fun murder mystery weekend goes horribly wrong and Kim and Kelly are next on the killer's list.
Wound Too Tight
Shawn's fate and his friend's lives hang in the balance and everything depends on discovering the secret of an enchanted pocketwatch.
On Forbidden Ground
Sequel to Mystery of the Attic. Melissa is lured back to the old house to face her greatest fear alone!
Mystery of the Attic
Melissa and Becky come up against an evil spirit that will stop at nothing to keep them from solving an age-old murder. It could cost them their lives and time is running out!
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