Jean-Luc Roy

Biography

Jean-Luc and his wife Marianne live in Chilliwack, British Columbia. He spent five years in the R.C.A.F. and then worked for Pan American Airways for three years in their aerospace division. His postings included France, Gemany and temporary duty in Belgium, amongst other employment.
He's lived in four Canadian Provinces and he is well traveled. Besides writing, he enjoys doing wood carvings.

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Books

I Cried a Tear
By Jean-Luc Roy
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
She sounded somewhat like Laverne Baker, the queen of the music machine. And as she sang the title song "I Cried a Tear," Baker's jukebox hit of the time, her eyes roved the smoke-filled Speakeasy. Fifth column action, and the romantic involvement between a Cuban CIA operative and an American singer prior to the Cuban revolution, affords an insights into the American obsession with Cuba. Enjoy.
Thunderghost
By Jean-Luc Roy
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction
The story takes place during the disintegration of the Russian Empire. It is a high-tech adventure that encompasses espionage, deceit and love. Thunderghost is a Hypersonic Turboram Waverider that rides its own shockwave akin to an aeronautical surfboard. There are aerial battles, a killer-sub chase under the ice-flows, the hijacking of an American Shuttle and the subsequent American response.
Totem
By Jean-Luc Roy
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 146,530. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction
The Shaman felt that the Gods had forsaken his people by casting them adrift in the human wave that had wafted upon their shore. Totem is set on Haida Gwaii, the Charlotte Islands, in British Columbia. It delves into the supernatural. It is what guided them then, and what makes them wonder now. It began on April 29 1792, and presently, when a dastardly deed from the past rekindled a myth. Enjoy.
The Four Little Witches
By Jean-Luc Roy
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 150,220. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction
A whimsical adventure for the young at heart that takes place on the West Coast and on an uncharted island surrounded by Hoodoo mountains. The boys are Chinese decent quadruplets while the girls are the daughters of the Witches that dwell at the cardinal points. It incorporates mysticism of our lore, treasure,villains and action. There are challenges as every turn of events fills their awaiting.
The Newsboy
By Jean-Luc Roy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,760. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
"Extra, extra, read all about it, the 'Morning Star' is the paper, a dime for the news." The boy in tattered clothing yells as he holds up the headline. It's 1959 and Jimmy's in New York's Times Square. As the son of poor Irish immigrants, Jimmy sells the morning paper and delivers the afternoon edition. He soon realizes that he has nothing to lose in this world, except his mum. Enjoy! J. L. Roy

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