J.A. Sprouls

Biography

J.A. Sprouls lives in the beautiful and rather flat Rollin' Plains of Texas. As a former antique dealer whose business tanked along with the rest of the country's economy she had to go out and get a real job. Writing, for her, has become a way to wind down after a long days work and escape reality for just a short while. My Grandfather Is One Heck Of A Mummy is the first in what will hopefully be a successful cozy mystery series. The second novel in the series, Mace Of Spades,is now available, as is the third novel - Cowabunga Dead. Her third Novel is Kamikaze Pigs and is another cozy mystery series with Don Coyote as the second novel in the series. Her fourth novel 'An Accidental Pirate' is her first youth novel. A Vision Touch and Death Drives A Chevy are two of her more recent novels. She is currently working on her next novel.

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Books

Death Drives A Chevy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,000. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The town gossip has been murdered. No one is in mourning, though suggestions of a parade for the killer have been made. But justice must be sought. So poor Jemma has been suckered, um, asked to investigate. The list of suspects is larger than the town's population. Will Jemma ever manage to separate the nuts from the viable suspects? Your guess is as good as mine.
Don Coyote
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Series: Cryptozoology, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,070. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A Cryptozologist, his assistant, a man wearing aluminum foil and a clown walk up to windmill only to find two well wrapped bodies lying beside it. The ensuing investigation leads to some surprising conclusions - there are still undiscovered creatures out there, killers are harder to catch than you think and aluminum foil isn't very slimming. Too bad nobody warned them it could get dangerous too.
Cowabunga Dead - Grandfather Mummy Series #3
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Series: Grandfather Mummy, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jo, Ava, and Hank Skinner don't take too kindly to someone murdering a popular television reality star and dumping the body into the moat of the Clankerton Medieval Museum. To top things off, because of the murder, the town mayor shuts down Hank's money making endeavor. This simply won't do. The sooner they find the murderer the sooner Hank can get back to hauling in the dough.
A Vision Touch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,630. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
To some it's just a pocket watch, to Jade, it's a window to the past. Simply touching the watch enables her to see the history tied to the watch. In this case, the watch is tied to a specific family. This leads her down the path of sorrow, happiness and tragedy. This path also leads her and her friends to a treasure and a murder.
An Accidental Pirate, The Adventures of Captain Pigtail McQueue
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Price: Free! Words: 90,270. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
After the captain of the pirate ship, The Flummery, is swept overboard, the cook becomes captain. He saves the ship despite most of the crews' desertion. But finds that he, the remaining crew and ship landed in the middle of West Texas. When the Wind Hag refuses to send them back, the captain seeks revenge by stealing the Hag's power source. He must deal with obstacles to get to the power sources.
Kamikazi Pigs
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Series: Cryptozoology, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cryptozoologist Dr. Seth Herne is dismayed. Have the flying feral pigs gone Kamikaze? It appears to be a possibility when Doc and his loyal assistant, Jacey, discover a body in the middle of a road. Was it the flying feral pigs or maybe it was the illusive giant horny toad. Together the two try to find unknown creatures and to keep the murderer from committing anymore murders.
Mace Of Spades
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Series: Grandfather Mummy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,590. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Hell hounds, demons, superstitions and consortium men - Jo Skinner, her mother, Ava and living mummy, Hank must overcome those obstacles in order to clear Jo’s name and find the murderer of Edna Clankerton. As they run their newly opened inn, they profoundly hope that one of the guests isn’t the real murderer. That could really put a damper on future bookings.
My Grandfather Is One Heck Of A Mummy
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Series: Grandfather Mummy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,270. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jo Skinner is turning forty, and discovers her grandmother was a double murderer– sort of, her grandfather, Hank, almost a murder victim, is still alive and mummified. Not one of her better days and Hank isn't helping by hitting on her. She finds herself looking for the money Hank's bank robbing mistress, Clash, hid before her grandmother killed her and stuffed her in a trunk in the attic.