Bruce Alan Jensen

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Before writing fiction, Bruce was active in the food service and restaurant industry, as middle management. Also, the owner two small restaurants, and an active consultant for the college and university operations. Since retiring, he has enjoyed travel around the US in his motor home where ideas came to him in potential locales for mystery stories.
Bruce is now a semi-retired writer. He and Molly traveled around the US for over eight years, north to south, east to west. This gave him the opportunity to meet people from around the country and a few from Europe. Sadly, Molly is no longer with him. These experiences have provided fodder for his story ideas. Specifically, the locales where he lived for more than a few weeks. The only states that he hasn’t been to in his seventy-two years are Alaska and Maine. Maine is next on the list to visit.
Bruce documented several of the unusual circumstances that he encountered. These experiences lead him to write a blog. Then short stories, and now a novel. During this time, he also developed drafts for two other novels and outlines for three more. The first book takes place on the Napa Wine Train. His goal is to have Killer On The Train published and distributed in 2017. As a native Californian, he has enjoyed the scenic Napa Valley, the wineries, and even a meal aboard the train.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I was unconsciously influenced by the renowned novel The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger. I was in the sixth grade when my teacher, Mr. Knowles, assigned it as required reading. We discussed this in class, though I have no recollection of these discussions nor the novel. After recently rereading this book I began to analyze my life of lost relationships, few successes, several failures, and my subsequent depression.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
I have many favorite books, but I am partial to several authors: Vince Flynn, David Balducci, James Patterson and for inspirational authors: Don Miguel Ruiz and K.L. Franklin.
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Cougar Hot Springs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by Bruce Alan Jensen. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
Holly enjoys soaking naked in the natural hot spring pool located near Cougar Lake in central Oregon. She relaxes in the 100 degree mineral laden water and thinks about the recent events in her life.
Carnal River
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by Bruce Alan Jensen. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
At a National Park campground, the hired campground host is befriended by two lovely young women. This semi-retired senior enjoys their company especially as it evolves into an erotic and frantic weekend.
RV Affair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Bruce Alan Jensen. Categories: Fiction » Erotica, Fiction » Romance
Two diametrically opposed people see each other on a highway traveling at a mile a minute. They have lunch in his motor home while she teases him. She follows him to a lakeside campground. He is enthralled by her beauty and aggressive sexual advances. She easily teases him into submission. The sex becomes a shared experience neither expected.
A Stormy Desert Seduction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Bruce Alan Jensen. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Romance
A violent thunder storm ruins her camper, forcing Jill to seek shelter with the neighboring RV man. She knocks on his door. He pulls on a T-shirt and jeans and rushes to the door and sees a woman dripping wet, looking longingly for assistance. He lets her in, and before introductions are made he says, “Stay right there and I will get you a towel.” She has piercing blue eyes filled with sadness.


Killer On The Train
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,370. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The inaugural event is a trip to unveil new and exciting wines grown in the valley. This train offered the tasting of the new wine flavors, along with delightful food. At least until a bar helper found a body; a disliked restaurant and wine critic. The suspect list of 230 people adds to the complicated investigation. Hank Carson, a retired LA police detective, secures the crime scene he

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