Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Wildwood Cover Reveal

I was contacted by a publicist asking if I was interested in doing a cover reveal post today and while I was initially hesitant because it seems like I've done quite a few lately, I couldn't resist once I saw the cover.  So I'm pleased to present "Wildwood."


Tanzy Hightower is not crazy. At least that’s what she tells herself. She also tells herself that the shadows stalking her in the woods aren’t living, murderous beings. 

On her father’s death, Tanzy is swept up by the woods and the shadows that took him. She quickly realizes those monsters lurking in the dark now have their sights set on her. Neither Tanzy nor life as she knows it escapes unchanged when she is introduced to a world…unseen. 

Two strangers seem too willing to help her navigate her new reality: Vanessa Andrews, a doctor’s trophy wife with a southern drawl, and Lucas, a quiet, scarred man with timing that borders on either perfect or suspect. But Tanzy has secrets of her own. Desperate for answers and revenge, Tanzy must put her faith in their hands as her past comes calling and the shadows close in.

With wild blood coursing through her veins, will Tanzy’s choices shed light on the shadows of her past, or will they bring forth the darkness within her?

About Jadie Jones: 

I wrote my first book in seventh grade, filling one hundred and four pages of a black and white Mead notebook. Back then I lived for two things: horses and R.L. Stine books. Fast forward nearly twenty years, and I still work with horses, and hoard books like most women my age collect shoes. Its amazing how much changes... and how much stays the same.

The dream of publishing a novel has hitch-hiked with me down every other path I've taken (and there have been many.) Waitress, farm manager, road manager, bank teller, speech writer, retail, and more. But that need to bring pen to paper refused to quiet. Finally, in 2009, I sat down, pulled out a brand new notebook, and once again let the pictures in my head become words on paper.

As a child, my grandfather would sit me in his lap and weave tales about the Cherokee nation, and a girl who belonged with horses. His words painted a whole new world, and my mind would take flight. My hope - my dream - is that Tanzy's journey does the same for you.

Confession time: Jadie Jones is not my name. It's a pen name I created to honor two fantastic women who didn't get the chance to live out their professional dreams. First, my grandmother - a mother of four during post World War II America, who wanted to be a journalist so bad that even now when she talks about it, her blue eyes mist and she lifts her chin in silent speculation. And second, a dear friend's mother who left this world entirely too soon. To Judy Dawn and Shirley Jones, Jadie Jones is for you. It's been a pleasure getting to know her.

9 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for your support! The Team at Parliament House has done an amazing job with this cover. I am thrilled!

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  2. pffffff I'm in love with this cover. It's dark [so I'm in love] a female ghostly, mysterious silhouette [yes!] and there is a secret [love!] a BLACK HORSE [dying with love] Congrats to the team that designed it!

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    1. Yea I'm with you on the horse and I'm not even a huge horse fan (I like them I've just never been around them much).

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    2. I feel the same way!! The team nailed the feel I wanted for this story.

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  3. Sounds interesting and the cover is lovely. I will keep it on my radar.

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    1. I'm interested to check it out too!

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  4. Thank you so much for helping reveal the Wildwood cover - and for everyone's support! This story is definitely in the right hands at The Parliament House. I'm thrilled with what we've accomplished so far. <3

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  5. Yeah very eyecatching cover, I like that. I loved any covers with horses when I was a kid-had so many on my bookshelf!

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