Jan Sikes

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Jan Sikes started writing when she was a young girl, around the age of eight. Her first writing was a gospel song. She had an uncle whom she loved dearly, but he was an alcoholic and his drinking caused such family discord that at times, resulted in him being banished from their home. So, she wrote a song about Uncle Luke finding Jesus. That is her first memory of feeling the passion deep down to her toes for writing.

The stories she writes (so far) are true stories about the journey of two people moving through adversity in order to grow and learn to become better humans. She believes with all her heart there is something that is worthy of sharing in these stories. Bits and pieces of wisdom, hard-learned lessons and above and beyond all, l
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Jan Sikes I absolutely love telling people I just met that I am an author. The best thing about being a writer is the joy of creativity as it flows.
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Special RunI read Special Run by Lena McCoy as part of a book review exchange through IndieTribe. I have to say that I haven't read many paranormal mysteries, but I was captivated from the first page. I have personal experience and interest in all things psychic, so to find white and black witches, Lycanthropes, Mediums, Fairy conjurers, psychokinetics and an animal psychic piqued my interest i... Read more of this blog post »
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I enjoyed reading this book immensely. It picks up where its sister book, "Atonement, Tennessee, left off. Only there are new intriguing characters introduced in this story, such as Meadow, a botched magic job when the fae, Gwyddion, attempted to cre ...more
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I have to admit I have not read much in the Urban Fantasy genre, but I thoroughly enjoyed this book by Teagan Geneviene. When Esmeralda found herself bidding a ridiculously low price on an estate in the small town of Atonement, Tennessee, she never d ...more
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I loved this story about Nigel Blackthorn. Spoiled, lazy and a mama's boy, Nigel was unprepared for the Indian raid on his family where they killed his parents and kidnapped his sisters. Thanks to the kindness of French traders, he was given, not onl ...more
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I truly enjoyed this story from D.L. Finn. I loved the way she portrayed the Angels that watch over humans and how they can only give nudges and leave random clues, but can never interfere with human's free will. The author made it all surreal and ye ...more
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