TJ Perkins

Biography

TJ Perkins is a gifted and well-respected author in the mystery/suspense, Fantasy & New Age genres. A former 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 five times in the CNW/FFWA chapter book competition. Her short story of light horror for tweens, The Midnight Watch, was published Oct 2007 by Demon Minds Magazine, as well as innumerable short stories in many anthologies.

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). The Shadow Legacy series was published by Silver Leaf Books and picture book Four Little Withes was published by Schiffer Books and won the 2016 COVR Visionary Art Award.

You can find TJ at many Cons on the East Coast as well as FarieCon and the MD Renaissance Festival.

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Books

In the Grand Scheme of Things
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What do stolen paintings, tire tracks and spooky sounds coming from an abandoned insane asylum have in common?
Image in the Tapestry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The mystery of Black Bart and his connection to Wells Fargo and a local family stokes Kim's curiosity. And what's hidden in the wall of an ancient building that's now the town's library?
Trade Secret
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,020. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Book 3 in the Kim & Kelly Mystery Series. Pursued across the sands for a chance to snatch away a mysterious coin that holds the 'key.' A trip to Egypt turns out to be more dangerous than expected. Kim & Kelly get help from an unexpected ally.
The Secret in Phantom Forest
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,190. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Screams in the night echo throughout the forest as one-by-one girls are spirited away...
Fantasies Are Murder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,830. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Can Kim & Kelly catch the murderer before they're next?! With the help of Detective Eddie Bancroft they just may have a chance!
Wound Too Tight
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,750. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Shawn's fate and his friend's lives hang in the balance and everything depends on discovering the secret of an enchanted pocketwatch. Less
On Forbidden Ground
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Defeating evil could mean the fate of the world - can Melissa stop it in time?
Mystery of the Attic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,690. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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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