Jake Aaron


The author is an award-winning essayist in competitions at college, the Freedoms Foundation, and a major command of the United States Air Force. He is a distinguished graduate of a United States service academy and was first in his MBA and MS classes. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross as an aircraft commander in combat. Later, he was the first pilot to land his series jet on McMurdo Sound’s ice runway in Antarctica. He served as an instructor pilot, flight examiner, acquisitions program manager, engineer, senior command-and-control director, and squadron commander. In a subsequent career, he was a top territory manager for several leading international medical companies.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
In third grade, I used my two index fingers to pound out a detective play on an Underwood portable typewriter. I was also the lead actor, director, and costume designer. The unforgettable plot of the play escapes me. I do remember I wore a white jacket with bright red polka dots.
What is your writing process?
I start with a general idea. I decide what the ending should be. Then I methodically map out a detailed outline on how to get there. At that I point, I begin to write, and the story takes on a life of its own -- trashing the rigorous process I intended.
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The Custos series follows the secret life of the Nation's top covert operator -- a complex man with unequaled resourcefulness and ingenuity.

Custos: Enemies Domestic

Price: $2.99 USD.

Custos: Stalker

Price: $0.99 USD.


Custos: The Fin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On his last day of work, the Nation’s top covert operator has an overwhelming sense of doom. As he flies home from Heathrow Airport, the unexpected occurs. His beautiful seat mate asks his help at the last minute. He must summon everything he has ever learned to try to save the 333 people aboard the flight as everything goes wrong.
I Shot JFK
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,840. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Deceived with soul-crushing lies, a medical student commits the crime of the century. Then, as sinister forces methodically eliminate accomplices one by one, the future doctor cleverly fights back from the ends of the earth — finding love and new meaning in life.
Custos: Stalker
Series: Custos. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
As a crack Federal agent pursues a mysterious assassin, she is about to make the biggest mistake of her charmed life. It’s Thanksgiving eve and a good reason for her to celebrate — or is it? The assassin is full of surprises.
Custos: Enemies Domestic
Series: Custos. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When mysterious murders occur on Capitol Hill, two crack Federal agents investigate. They are perplexed at every turn. The perpetrator is a master of deceit and deception. He targets enemies of the state. While his demands are open, he is wrapped in mystery and intrigue — sure to surprise and shock everyone.

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