Valjeanne Jeffers


Valjeanne Jeffers is a Spelman College graduate, a member of the Carolina African American Writers’ Collective and the Horror Writers Association, and the author of nine books, including her Immortal and Mona Livelong: Paranormal Detective series. She was been published in numerous anthologies including: Steamfunk!;The Ringing Ear; Griots: A Sword and Soul Anthology; Liberated Muse I: How I Freed My Soul; Say it Loud; Drumvoices Revue; Possibilities and, most recently, Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia Butler (winner of the Locus Award and nominated for Hugo Award); Fitting In; Sycorax’s Daughters (nominated for the Bram Stoker Award) and Black Magic Women. Visit her at:

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Mona Livelong: Paranormal Detective
Mona Livelong is a young detective and sorceress living in steamfunk 1970s, aided by her on-again-off-again lover, and the hippest ghost in the spirit world. Mona is brought in to solve the cases regular detectives can't solve ... cases that involve sorcery, daemons, and otherworldly travel.
Her dreams are terrifying. In the year of our One 3075 Tundra has been at peace for 400 years. There is no racism, poverty or war. Karla is a young Indigo woman working as a successful healer. Yet she is tormented by lucid and erotic dreams. Dreams in which she is: Immortal. Two men emerge from these phantasms: the first a Copper Shape shifter and the other a demon more dead than alive. But when this creature appears in her apartment Karla realizes that they share a lust that may one day consume her. His will unlock a mystery. Joseph always dreamt of becoming an artist, a warrior...and a shape shifter. Now he's dreaming of a sorceress who commands that he leave his homeland. Togther they will journey to the end of time. To a nightmarish world of revolution and magic. But will they save Tundra or perish in it's destruction?
The Switch
The Switch II: Clockwork includes The Switch and The Switch II.
The Switch II: Clockwork
Price: $5.99 USD.


Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2020. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
A young meta-human must defeat her greatest foe ... Herself.
Black Celebration: Amazing Articles on African American Horror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,550. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2019 by Iconoclast Productions. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A collection of articles, essays and interviews with and by African American horror writers on black representation in horror, horror diversity, reviews of African American horror films, horror novels, weird fiction, dark fantasy and more.
Mona Livelong: Paranormal Detective II: The Case of the Powerless Witch
Series: Mona Livelong: Paranormal Detective. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,760. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Horror » General
The hunt is on. Constables are being possessed by daemons, an unarmed black man is killed by an officer, and Mona takes on a mysterious--and possibly dangerous--client. Mona, Junebug and Curtis must unite once more to set things right, save their cites... and Mona's life. Cover art and design by Quinton Veal
Southern Comfort
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A daughter in trouble reaches out to her mother who is a seer, and so much more ...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Two ancestors, unwilling to tolerate the destruction of their people, travel through time to awaken a warrior ...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A young meta-human journeys through time, in search of a prophet to save her dying world. Written in tribute to Samuel “Chip” Delany Cover art and design by Quinton Veal.
Mona Livelong: Paranormal Detective
Series: Mona Livelong: Paranormal Detective. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
A Steamfunk Horror Novel. A serial killer is snuffing out the lives of affluent people of color in Monterrey, North America. Hard-boiled, homicide detectives Curtis Dubois and Harold Lowe are assigned to the case. But when they realize that the killer may not be human, Mona Livelong, a young paranormal detective, is brought in to help solve the case. Cover Art and Design by Quinton Veal.
Colony Ascension: An Erotic Space Opera
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » African American fiction » Erotica
"The Tyrian female he was mating with cooed and groaned. While in the back of her mind she wondered about the light she’d seen. It hadn’t come from her planet." From the mind of Valjeanne Jeffers comes a tale that is truly out of this world. Born of the short stories Colony and Probe, the long awaited full novel Colony: Ascension has landed. Cover art and design by Quinton Veal.
Immortal II: The Time of Legend
Series: Immortal, II. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 64,670. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » African American fiction » Erotica
An Immortal journey continues ... After a century Karla and Joseph are reunited and discover that they are werewolves - only to be marked for death by the sorcerer Tehotep. Escaping into the Time of Legend they find themselves trapped in a world of magic, blood and corruption. The planet is at war. Homeless sleep in deserted buildings, while rich citizens live like kings.
Voyage of Dreams: A Collection of Otherworldly Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A paranormal detective is drawn into a sinister plot. . .An alien world believes Earth is its only salvation. . .A young woman faces the truth about her mysterious spells. . .Join them and other preternatural humans as they take you on a voyage of dreams. And look for the full novels Mona Livelong: Paranormal Detective and Colony Ascension, An Erotic Space Opera later this year.
Mocha Faeryland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Paranormal
A Blue Temptress Faerytale. Priscilla lives in a humdrum world of orders and responsibilty. A world where no one listens to her, where she must hide what she is. But there is another magical world very close by, where she can lose herself. Forever.
Immortal III: Stealer of Souls
Series: Immortal, III. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,790. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » African American fiction » Erotica
Including the stunning review, "Immortal III," by Charles R. Saunders! “The old woman laughed out loud, unbuttoned her calico shift and let it fall to her ankles. Annabelle kicked free of it, and pulled the pins from her hair. Naked in the moonlight, she whispered his name… “ “Portrait of Annabelle” Cover art and design by Quinton Veal
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In an alternate steamfunk Haiti, at the height of General Toussaint's revolution, two lovers separated by class and a young woman whose love is forbidden, are thrust into war, sorcery and a quest for liberation on their own terms. . . On the island of Saint-Domingue, in the dead of night, thousands of slaves crept silently along the path through the trees and wiry brush to Bois Caïman. . .
Immortal IV: Collision of Worlds
Series: Immortal, IV. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 38,040. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Now including the stunning foreword by Charles Saunders, "Sister Moon Rising," introducing The Switch II: Clockwork and Immortal IV: Collision of Worlds as overlapping novels! Rules were broken. Now the price must be paid. "The New World awoke to a roaring wind, light blazed from the mirror swallowing the planet..." The Guardians broke the rules. As punishment, Karla and Joseph...
Colony: A Space Opera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
An erotic, science fiction tale of betrayal and rebirth (sneak peek) Dear Readers: What you are about to enjoy is the short story, Colony: A Space Opera from which the full novel was born. Of course, I’d love for you to read my entire novel, Colony Ascension: An Erotic Space Opera. Happy voyages! Warmest regards, Valjeanne Jeffers
The Switch II: Clockwork
Series: The Switch. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,580. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Erotica, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
This thrilling, erotic novel includes The Switch and The Switch II, and a stunning foreword by Charles Saunders introducing The Switch II: Clockwork and Immortal IV: Collision of Worlds as overlapping novels! "As she looked on, the target unzipped his jumpsuit and pushed it down. His blond companion sauntered over to his desk, and slipped off her pants...
Series: Immortal, I. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,820. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Her dreams are terrifying. In the year of our One 3075 Tundra has been at peace for 400 years. There is no racism, poverty or war. Karla is a young Indigo woman working as a successful healer.
Grandmere's Secret
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
"One by one, the loa appeared and rode their human horses. The sisters watched wide eyed as a woman fell to the ground and became a serpent, as another transformed into a growling panther…"

Smashwords book reviews by Valjeanne Jeffers

  • Her Black Body I Treasure on Dec. 26, 2012
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    With his debut release, Quinton Veal has given us a collection of erotic poetry and art created for grown and sexy audiences. This volume has love, tenderness... and of course raw, delicious sex. Her Black Body I Treasure is an erotic treat for the senses. Valjeanne Jeffers, author of the Immortal series
  • Her Black Body I Treasure on Dec. 26, 2012

    This volume is filled with wonderful, sensuous erotic art and poetry. Her Black Body I Treasure is an erotic treat for the senses.