Jerry Hooten


Retired from law-enforcement/security. Resource for mystery writers.

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The Pension Plan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
75 yrs old. Korean War Vet. Retired. Suffers from Arthritis. Widower: Wife Ruby, deceased after fighting cancer for 10years. Treatments and doctor bills took all their finances. Had to take out a second mortgage. Retirement package was invested in company bonds that went belly up, now tries to get by on Social Security. Drives 10 year old pickup truck. Balding on top, brown eyes. Still
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,140. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Like a chess game. Each move requires a counter move. Sacrifices are made until the final moves lead to a checkmate, or worse, a stalemate. Hunter Security is involved in a chess game with a group of criminals after a big score. Each side is pretty evenly matched, but Hunter Security is on the defensive, and that is not a position of power. Moves and counter moves until the game is over.
Friends and Others
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,110. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Ben grows up with a birth defect in a single parent home. It is a lonely childhood and he does what many children in that situation do. He creates an imaginary friend named Theo. Theo stays with him into his high school years, and then disappears after Ben is hospitalized after a car accident. In his senior year at college, he encounters big problems. Ben is depressed. Then Theo returns.
Dead End
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sequel to “Don’t Talk to Strangers” In the parking lot of a bar in Sturgis, South Dakota, Glen has just put Roger Wardlow in the back of the camper after stabbing him in the chest with the hunting knife he used on his wife and her boyfriend. We go to Katrina’s hurricane survivor camp. Identities are there for the taking. Do all roads lead somewhere? Or are some dead ends?
Don't Talk to Strangers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Roger had never stolen anything or even thought of killing anyone. Things had been in a downhill spiral and he thought he had reached new lows. Life as he knew it is about to undergo a change. Today is the first day of the rest of his life.

Jerry Hooten’s tag cloud

burglary    fantasy    identity theft    imaginary friend    monster    murder    mystery    police    retirement    robbery    security    thriller   

Smashwords book reviews by Jerry Hooten

  • Smashwords Book Marketing Guide on March 06, 2010
    (no rating)
    I've downloaded this book and the Stylebook for my writers group. The two books provide enough "How-to" to get any writer started with ebooks. I like the straight talk and easy directions provided by these books. I personally use them both.
  • Smashwords Book Marketing Guide on March 06, 2010

    Good grief! I forgot to give the five star rating. My bad! Jerry