J.D. was born and raised in Montana. He studied history at Montana State University, before attending Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. He returned to Montana where he set up his own practice. He started writing fiction to improve his writing skills as a lawyer, discovered he enjoyed it, and has never stopped writing. J.D. still makes his home in Montana.
How do you approach cover design?
I look for images that grab your attention. And of course they have to tell you something about the story and its lead character.
What do you read for pleasure?
Science fiction, fantasy, mysteries. I don't mind the occasional legal thriller, but I used to practice law, so it would have to be special to hold my attention.
When the Queen of Adah dies, her daughters battle each other for the right to take their mother's place on the throne. For twelve generations the rule has always been the same, only one survives. But things are about to change because the dying queen has given her youngest daughter a final command. Save your sisters.
Kate Tucker is a professional golfer that just can't seem to pick up a win. She's finished second so many times that the media has nicknamed her Second Place Kate. If that isn't bad enough, she's about to become golf's version of Eliza Doolittle. Her agent has come up with a plan to transform her into the hottest property on tour. Whether she likes it or not.
Low Campbell, ex-cop, private detective, and mermaid, has been offered a job that she can't turn down, protecting the city's oldest and most powerful vampire, from an even older and more powerful vampire, a man known simply as the Count. As powerful as the Count is, he's never had to face a queen of the sea.
Lila Marie Haran, dubbed Destiny's Queen, travels to the far side of the world to take part in a contest known as the Competition of Queens. At stake, the right to marry the King of the Voss. But the real competition takes place when Destiny's Queen squares off against a woman known as the Witch Queen. At stake, control of the World.
Since her mother's death, Lila Marie Haran has avoided taking part in the Princess Wars. But some things can't be avoided forever, and whether Lila's ready or not, judgment day is coming. If Lila hopes to survive, she will have to master her powers and become the woman the prophet's wrote about long ago, the woman known as Destiny's Queen.
Low Campbell is an ex-cop currently working as a private detective. She also happens to be a mermaid, which means she gets the cases that nobody else can handle. In her first adventure, Low finds herself taking on the bogeyman.