Jim Overturf

Biography

Jim is a retired engineering/project manager who, after traveling around the world a couple of times, took up writing fiction to keep busy. He is an avid auto racing fan and mystery reader. Jim is a member of the Nebraska Writers Guild and Sisters in Crime. He lives with his wife Karen, and dog Molly, in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Series

Books

With All My Heart and Soul: A Swift River Valley Inspirational Romance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,450. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Angie Prescotte is a winning racecar driver. She’s lonely and wonders about the future of her young daughter, Auronia. Angie decides to ask Lucky O’Rourke about his faith in Jesus. He is a born-again Christian raising three children alone. Lucky agrees to help Angie study the Bible. They banter and laugh and Angie welcomes Jesus into her life. But, the killer of a girl intervenes in their lives.
Racing to a Dead Stop: A Kurt Maxxon Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,950. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Kurt Maxxon arrives at the racetrack, he discovers the body of Maxine Willowby in the garage of fellow driver Larry Bates. Using his unique logic and reasoning, Kurt launches an investigation into Maxine's murder, running into many dead ends. All the while, Kurt is helping a homeless veteran, aka, Lucky get his life back on track, which includes taking care of three teenage children.
Dead Man Talking: An Alisa Sharpe Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,770. Language: American English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Alisa Sharpe is a woman with a history and a story. She's a PI at Grossman Investigations working her first assignment to answer the question: Did James Monroe Taeggardt commit suicide or was he killed during a robbery. She must also avoid getting killed by people who don't want her finding the answer.
Gunning For The Finish
Series: The Kurt Maxxon Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,930. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Kurt Maxxon arrives at the racetrack, he meets a gun-wielding man with a wad of cash in his free hand. Inside Kurt finds the body of local driver Melvyn Hightower—shot dead. The dead man’s racecar is missing. Kurt begins investigating the murder and digs up several motives for murder with different suspects. But everything leads nowhere, leaving Kurt to wonder if he can solve the case.

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