Author

Indie Book Fest Lake Mary 2018 v2

Judith A. Barrett lives in rural northern Florida with her husband, 2 dogs, 2 roosters, 50 hens, abundant wildlife, wild birds, and beautiful butterflies. She has named all of her chickens, and they answer to their names.  To her husband’s amazement, she has not named all the wildlife, birds, and butterflies. Yet.

BOOKS

SWEET DEAL CONCEALED, BOOK 2 DONUT LADY MYSTERY SERIES

KAREN O’BRIEN, DONUT LADY, buys a donut shop complete with a dog and cat in her hometown in south Georgia. Her nightmares and shadows from her years in prison still plague her. When Donut Lady hires a new assistant, she learns Tiffany is haunted by her own past and nightmares from being in prison.

Karen is threatened by a violent man who is murdered, and his wife disappears. Karen discovers Tiffany was once a close friend of the man’s wife. Is Tiffany able to break away from her past?

Karen’s nightmares foretell of a second murder. Will the shadows expose what is concealed? When the killer stalks the Donut Lady, will she be fierce or the next victim?

PUBLISHED by Wobbly Creek, LLC. Choose either the paperback or ebook on Amazon.  Buy SWEET DEAL CONCEALED (Click or Tap)

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I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE A SPY: A MAGGIE SLOAN THRILLER

By the time MAGGIE SLOAN is four years old, she is a focused, self-trained spy. In the second grade, our precocious Maggie programs her first tracking database.

After college, Maggie’s diverse job searches are futile until she is hired by the county library. When Maggie’s brilliant observational talents and her potential to expose complex criminal activity draw the attention of an international ring, she becomes their target. However, a senseless murder changes her life forever, and MAGGIE transforms from prey to predator.

Will the librarian with the soul of a spy and the unusual security team stop the desperate kingpins or will she become the latest victim?

It all comes down to kill or be killed

PUBLISHED by Wobbly Creek, LLC. Choose either the paperback or ebook on Amazon.  Buy I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE A SPY (Click or Tap)

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DANGER IN THE CLOUDS: A MAJOR ELLIOTT NOVEL

MAJOR is a widower and a farmer. He is retired from the Florida State Highway Patrol and lives with his dog, Shadow.  His lonely days on his Florida farm abruptly change when his 17-year-old granddaughter with autism, AIMEE LOUISE, comes to live with him.

When the nation’s electrical grid collapses, the sheriff’s family and others take refuge at Major’s farm. Because of Aimee Louise’s gift to see danger in the clouds, the farm family becomes the target of the criminal masterminds. MAJOR goes on the attack to stop the criminals. Can he succeed where everyone else has so tragically failed?

DANGER IN THE CLOUDS is the adult book based on THE GIRL WHO SAW CLOUDS.

PUBLISHED by Wobbly Creek, LLC. Choose either the paperback or ebook on Amazon.  Buy DANGER IN THE CLOUDS (Click or Tap)

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Her debut novel, THE GIRL WHO SAW CLOUDS, is a YA/Adult novel. It’s a story of survival and family. Aimee Louise is a fourteen-year-old with autism who sees revealing clouds in the place of faces and facial expressions. It is a story of survival during difficult times of technology failure.

THE GIRL WHO SAW CLOUDS was a Semi-Finalist in the Florida Writers Association 2018 Royal Palm Literary Award competition.

PUBLISHED by Wobbly Creek, LLC. Choose either the paperback or ebook on Amazon.  Buy THE GIRL WHO SAW CLOUDS (Click or Tap)

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SWEET DEAL SEALED,  BOOK 1, DONUT LADY MYSTERY SERIES

When convicted felon KAREN O’BRIEN completes her prison sentence, she is ready for a new life. She moves to her hometown in southern Georgia and buys a charming, old-fashioned donut shop, complete with the owner’s dog, cat, and secret recipes to seal the deal. The nightmares and shadows add to Karen’s struggles to adapt to life outside of prison, and not all the locals welcome her presence.

Karen, the DONUT LADY, is the only person in town who sees a local boy’s potential. When Woody suddenly disappears from his sketchy living conditions, Karen is frantic. Can she find the missing boy before it’s too late? Is it possible her nightmares can lead her to Woody?

What if Jessica Fletcher (Murder She Wrote) went to prison? That’s our DONUT LADY.

PUBLISHED by Wobbly Creek, LLC. Choose either the paperback or ebook on Amazon.  Buy SWEET DEAL SEALED (Click or Tap)

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Her children’s book, PINK BABY ALLIGATOR, was published in 2016 by Marcinson Press and is available on Amazon.

PINK BABY ALLIGATOR was also a Semi-Finalist in the Florida Writers Association 2018 Royal Palm Literary Award competition!

 

BLOGS

Her blog – QuickJAB  – shares her trials and joys of writing.

Her blog – cleverly labeled Bookblog – shares her book trailers.

Her farm blog – Good for the Corn  – shares her adventures and joys of life in the country.

SPEAKER

She will occasionally leave the farm and travel into town to speak to groups, especially those who are interested in writing. Or chickens.

Her topics:

  • Write Your Story in Five Steps Using Project Management
  • Seven Easy Steps to Becoming An Author
  • Budgeting Basics: Planning a Budget for Your Book
  • Planning Your First Chicken Coop

 

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