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The next Zeke Traynor mystery!

Posted on August 11, 2020 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Through this pandemic (and I hope everyone is staying safe!), I've been working on Zeke's seventh mystery.  It's getting very close to being finished, and I'm planning a title and cover reveal soon!  

I'm working back through some what I call "heavy editing" to be sure the story is consistent and that the time line works.  I expect to get this out to my editor around the end of this month.

Kimmy has a staring role in this one, and we lea...

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The next Zeke Traynor mystery!

Posted on December 23, 2019 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Just an update... I'm 10,000+ words into the next (seventh) Zeke Traynor Mystery. (My books are usually about 75,000 words.) One of my fans suggested that it would be interesting to send Kimmy off on an adventure of her I'm doing that. Terrorists in London, a murder at Port Everglades, and Zeke moves to Ft. Lauderdale... Stand by!

--Jeff Siebold


Posted on October 16, 2019 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (1)

Finished up the manuscript for "The Sienna Sand" today.  Now, off to my excellent editor it goes.

The cover (on this website's home page) is another marvel by Debora Bradseth at  Thanks to Deborah!

--Jeff Siebold

The Sienna Sand is almost here!

Posted on October 11, 2019 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)

We got through Hurricane Dorian safely, and without incident.  Thank you, God!  It could have been much worse.

I'm finishing up my final edits of "The Sienna Sand", Zeke's sixth adventure.  I'm planning to have it to my editor within two weeks, and am looking at a pre-release date of November 19th, and a release date of December 3rd.  Very exciting!

Here's a blurb about it:

"The Wall. The Mexican Cartel is using mortar...

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A Message from Hurricane Country!

Posted on September 3, 2019 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Hurricane Dorian sits camped out over Freeport as I write this, dumping thousands of gallons of water on the small island.  I expect that UNESCO released the dolphins to the open sea several days ago so they can escape the storm.  They'll return when it passes.

We were in Savannah this past weekend, and had to escape when the Georgia Governor declared a Mandatory Evacuation.  It was a bit of a surprise, actually.  Right now, we're back home at the mouth o...

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...All But Done...

Posted on August 17, 2019 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

It's been a great summer- I hope yours is, too!

Over the next couple of weeks I'll be wrapping up my "heavy editing" for my latest (sixth) Zeke Traynor mystery, and getting it ready for my professional editor.  The book's about 72,000 words right now, and I expect it will be about 74,000 when finished.  So, yeah, soon!

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The next Zeke Traynor mystery!

Posted on July 7, 2019 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Hope you had a great holiday!

Over the 4th, I hit 60,000 words in the sixth Zeke Traynor mystery, and have outlined the rest of the story!  (A typical mystery novel has about 75,000 words.)  No title yet, but I'm working on it...

So, we're about 80% done (plus editing) and I'm excited about this book.  Should be available this autumn.

Watch for Zeke in the "Azalea Sunday" Edition

Posted on April 3, 2019 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (1)

This is exciting!  The Zeke Traynor Mystery Series will be featured in this Sunday's Edition of the Wilmington Star-News!  

Ben Steelman, the Faith/Book/GA Features Reporter for the newspaper, interviewed me earlier this week, and is planning to publish that interview Sunday.  Cool!  

What's exciting is that this Sunday is the final day of the North Carolina Azalea Festival, a huge gathering that's been going on here annually s...

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Judge's Comments

Posted on March 30, 2019 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Ardmore Green won Honorable Mention in the 2018 Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Awards, in the Fiction category!


I received these comments from the judge.  I think you'll like them.

Judge’s Commentary*:

This was a fantastic book. Well done! I have many great things to say about it. I would like to commend you on the production values of the book. They were by far the best presentation I saw in the books I ...

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Thank you!

Posted on March 11, 2019 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Thanks to everyone who helped with the Book Launch of "The Bakken Blade"!  So grateful to my Advance Readers, my Editor, Beth, and my Cover Designer, Deborah.  You all rock!

The mystery presently has 4.8 stars (out of 5.0) on Amazon and on Goodreads...and 24 great reviews!

What's next?  I'm presently 25,000 words (one-third of the book) into my next novel Zeke #6.  (No title yet...)

--Jeff Siebold