Ocotillo Books

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OcotilloBooks now handles the publication of four authors. Our original author, Albert Simon, who specializes in mystery fiction set in Palm Springs and the Sierra Nevada Foothills of California.

You can find information on our Adult Erotica Authors at www.OcotilloBooks.com/adult
We represent John Springs, who writes Adult Erotica inspired by his adventures during his travels around the world. John is currently living on a cruise ship and seeing the other 7/10ths of the planet.
Samantha Cook is a new author who writes erotic short stories based on her life experiences.
Lola Beck is a saucy, single Southern California entertainer and business woman who writes about a lifetime of sexual experiences.

Albert Simon published his first book in his native Dutch at the age of 7 and has since then published numerous technical articles describing distributed database operations. Fiction writing was limited to short stories until he developed the Henry Wright Mystery Series.Simon spends a lot of time researching the locations of his mysteries and insures that the reader can place themselves into the stories and follow the characters along as they commit their crimes or solve the mysteries.
He and his wife live in Palm Springs with their geriatric miniature Dachshund.

John Springs has traveled around the world and has been to all continents and all oceans. He's a certified SCUBA instructor, has piloted many sailing yachts in the Caribbean, graduated from a culinary academy and put more than 100k miles on his favorite motorcycle. John's many adventures are the inspiration for his stories.

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Marjorie's Story - A Kingsley James Book
Series: Kingsley James Book, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Romance, Fiction » Erotica » Menage/Multiple Partners
Sitting on board their sailboat, the Westchester, Marjorie tells her story to author Samantha Cook. We finally hear her side of how she met Kingsley James, decided to go with him to the British Virgin Islands and turn from a dowdy third grade teacher to a willing partner who enjoys adventures.
Coming Home - A Kingsley James Book
Series: Kingsley James Book, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica
Kingsley James, his wife Marjorie, and their guest, Lawan, are heading back to Tortola from Jamaica. They need to pick up Samantha Cook who is writing Lawan's biography. All kinds of adventures occur even before they pick up Sam.
Guilty by Association: A Henry Wright Mystery
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,650. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Henry Wright, retired from the police and living in Palm Springs, California, is asked to help identify a body found in the desert. He and his fiancee, Gloria, set out on an adventure that takes them from the desert in the Coachella Valley to the Pacific Ocean and San Diego. Can they identify the mystery woman and more importantly find her killer? Go along for the ride in this latest mystery.
Day Cruises - A Kingsley James Book
Series: Kingsley James Book, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » Action/Adventure
The Westchester, the sailboat owned by KJ and Marjorie James is anchored on Seven Mile Beach in Negril, Jamaica. Barry, the owner of the swinger resort on the island is paying them to take guests out on day cruises. Of course, erotic fun begins as soon as the Westchester weighs anchor and heads out for the day.
Blue Water - A Kingsley James Book
Series: Kingsley James Book, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » BDSM
KJ and Marjorie continue their sail from Tortola to Negril, Jamaica. At this point of the trip, they have become good friends with their guests as they set sail across the open Caribbean Ocean for Jamaica. Erotic fun on board is part of the equation as always.
Raging Reggae - A Kingsley James Book
Series: Kingsley James Book, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica
KJ and Marjorie arrive in Negril, Jamaica with their sailboat the Westchester. Barry and Roberto were dropped off in Kingston and the two women stayed on board for the rest of the trip. Of course more erotic fun and personal challenges ensue on the short sail along the coast of Jamaica.
Jamaica Me Come - A Kingsley James Book
Series: Kingsley James Book, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica
KJ and Marjorie set off on their sailboat The Westchester for Negril, Jamaica. Their guests are an interesting "family" which includes a multi-millionaire, his wife, their butler and their chef. As always, the erotic adventures on the boat start shortly after they untie the lines in the British Virgin Islands!
Babes on Board - A Kingsley James Book
Series: Kingsley James Book, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » Lesbian Erotica
KJ and Marjorie continue their sailing adventures in the British Virgin Islands. This trip, their guests are four college coeds about to return to school at the end of a long summer vacation spent traveling. The women are ready for some adventures on board the Westchester. Join them for an erotic good time.
Sailing the Virgins - A Kingsley James Book
Series: Kingsley James Book, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica
The sailing adventures continue with Kingsley James (KJ) and his girlfriend, and first mate Marjorie aboard the Westchester, the boat they sail out of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. Join them for their erotic adventures with their guests.
Peter Island - A Kingsley James Book
Series: Kingsley James Book, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica
KJ and third grade teacher Marjorie, are in the British Virgin Islands and set sail on a boat that KJ has been hired to skipper. They pick up the two couples at the Beef Island airport and the ice is broken pretty quickly between the three couples as they set sail for Peter Island and some fun in the sun.
Layover - A Kingsley James Book
Series: Kingsley James Book, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica
Kingsley James is a sailboat skipper, SCUBA instructor and amateur chef. He's been hired to captain a boat around the British Virgin Islands by two wealthy couples. His flight is cancelled and he is invited to share the last hotel room in town by schoolteacher Marjorie Masters who takes pity on him having to sleep in the chair in the hotel lobby. It's a cold night and the couple has to stay warm.
Return to Roadtown - A Kingsley James Book
Series: Kingsley James Book, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica
Kingsley James (KJ), his wife Marjorie and their friend Lawan are returning to the British Virgin Islands on their sailboat the Westchester. They've left Negril, Jamaica and are sailing back to their home base in Roadtown, Tortola.
Kingsley James Books - Collection 2
Series: Kingsley James Book, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,890. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica
Kingsley James (KJ) and his wife and first mate Marjorie sail their sailboat the Westchester around the British Virgin Islands and take guests out for fun in the sun. This collection of books 5-8 describes their trip to Jamaica from Tortola with their guests. Jamaica We Come; Blue Water; Raging Reggae; Day Cruises are included in this collection.
Kingsley James Books - Collection 1
Series: Kingsley James Book, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica
This collection contains the first four Kingsley James adult erotic novels. Layover - Meet Kingsley James (KJ). Peter Island - KJ and his first mate Marjorie take two couples around the Virgin Islands. Sailing the Virgins - KJ and Marjorie celebrate a guest's 21st birthday as only they can. Babes on Board - Four college coeds join our sailors on a last fling before returning to school
Lawan - A Kingsley James Book
Series: Kingsley James Book, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Couples Erotica
Lawan's story is told by biographer Samantha Cook. From her home in Thailand to Jamaica and the Caribbean.
Coachella Valley Traffic Jam: A Henry Wright Mystery
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Henry Wright's roommate Charles is in a coma after an accident. There's a mysterious black truck with tinted windows responsible for a hit-and-run. Why would someone want to kill a retired high-school history teacher? Join Henry and his friends as they set out to find the mystery behind this not so accidental injury. Will this turn out to be murder or a bad accident? 5th in the series.
Drama in the Mother Lode: A Henry Wright Mystery Series
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The 4th book in the series has our detective, Henry Wright, back in Sonora visiting a friend. While attending a play at a local theatre, the owner of the theatre is discovered with a knife in his chest. Henry and the sheriff, Bill Rustow, set out solving the crime with the help of their friends. Dive into the theatre world with Henry to figure out who committed the crime.
Mystery on the Tramway: A Henry Wright Mystery
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,790. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A lone body with a bullet hole. No possible motive. A grieving mate. A distraught colleague. These are the elements that make up the mystery surrounding the death of the world famous Palm Springs Tramway's chief maintenance technician. Detective Henry Wright stays close to home in Palm Springs to solve this mystery that is impossible to explain. The 3rd book in the Henry Wright Mystery Series.
Springtime in Sonora: A Henry Wright Mystery
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An entombed gold miner. An old-fashioned, small-county sheriff. An illegal pot grower. Retired police chief Henry Wright travels to Northern California's Mother Lode gold country to help out an old classmate and friend with a puzzling mystery. After his injuries, Henry is surprised by his interest in the woman that helps nurse him back to health. Find out what is going on in this 2nd in the series
For Sale in Palm Springs: A Henry Wright Mystery
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.94 from 17 reviews)
A murdered real estate agent. Unsatisfied home buyers. A possible celebrity scam. A secret society! Join retired police chief Henry Wright in figuring out who killed Palm Springs real estate mogul Rex Thornbird in this page turning thriller that will keep you guessing. This first book in the Henry Wright Mystery Series takes our detective from Palm Springs to the Silicon Valley. Newly revised!

Series

Kingsley James Book
Kingsley James, KJ, is a charter boat skipper, SCUBA instructor, sailor and a pretty decent cook. He's on his way to a new job in the British Virgin Islands when a storm forces tiny Westchester airport to close. Since he is traveling stand-by on his customer's tickets, the airline won't give him a room. Fortunately a young teacher takes pity on him and takes him in for the night. That night changes both of their lives forever...
Henry Wright Mysteries
Henry Wright is a retired Chief of Police from rural Wisconsin. He now makes his home in Palm Springs, California. Henry assists his old law enforcement friends in solving the mysterious crimes that seem difficult to figure out.

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  • Strictly Small Time on Sep. 13, 2011

    There's a lot of great suspenseful action in this story. For a first effort, J P David has knocked it out of the park! The bad guys are worth cheering for and you hope that their non-plan succeeds! Looking forward to more!