Kari Hunter Series Easter Eggs

Let’s talk Easter eggs! Before I sit down to write a new Kari Hunter book—before I even start the first page—there are four important elements that must be decided. 

No, it’s not the plot or the main villain. These four items are unique to the Kari Hunter universe, so you won’t see them anywhere else. 

Can you guess what they are? I’ll give you a second… 

Okay, let’s see how many you guessed.

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I’ve been busy! I got promoted. I moved. And more! The Spouseditor and I have had a lot of life stuff going on and I wasn’t able to share it yet. But I’m doing great and, rest assured, I’ve been hard at work on books for you. So, I’m breaking my radio silence with a book update.

If you subscribe to my new release alerts, you know I’ve been working on a new trilogy outside of the Kari Hunter universe. The series’ working title is The Magic Engineering Interns Handbook. The first book is undergoing edits, and I’ve started book 2.

I love this series so much. It allows me to explore comedy and adventure in a way that I don’t get to with the Kari Hunter books. They’re magic, technology, adventure, action, and a vending machine robot who won’t take no for an answer. 

The releases of these books are all dependent on how fast I can finish Kari 3, so they’re currently TBD. 

Speaking of Kari Hunter, work on book 3: Rambo Boogaloo continues! I’d hoped to have the book done by now, but when I reached the end of draft #2, I had a new idea for the ending, and it changed a lot of the book. I knew this meant we needed a third draft.

The disappointing thing about an awesome new idea is that writing the book takes longer. It’s probably harder on me than anyone—believe me, no one wants these books written and published more than me. But when I get a really amazing idea that I know you’re going to love, I need to pull a Mikelis and whip a U-turn where the sign says NO U-TURN

Although it means a few more months of work, I’m even more excited about the story than before. This draft is The One. Like, I’m gonna ask it out for dinner and a movie, then take it home to meet my parents. Propose.

Too weird?

Anyway, I’m on draft #3 and this is the version that will go to edits.

If you’re wondering how to stay on top of my new releases, don’t stress it. It’s simple and you don’t have to work too hard. You can do any of these:

1. Subscribe to my new release alerts. You’ll receive email alerts when my new books come out and you’ll receive a free book. Yes, the book has talking sacrificial knives in it. You can’t go wrong. Just click the link and pop in your email address.

2. Subscribe to my blog. I always post when I release a new book, so you’ll hear about it right away. Just scroll to the bottom of my site and you’ll find the subscribe info. For some reason, this blog style makes the subscribe info abnormally HUGE. You can’t miss it.

3. Subscribe to my Amazon author page. On the left side, there’s a yellow “follow me” button. Just click it.

Or you can do all three, because there are perks to each.

Talk soon!


Coming in 2022: Kari Hunter 3 and More

Hey, gang! It feels so good to dust off my blog and give you an update on all that’s happening with my books and me. I have a lot to tell you!

Let’s start with a recap of 2021: I had an awesome year.

Sure, it sucked in terms of the ongoing pandemic and the many sad and bitter events happening around the world. But, as the old saying goes, when the world’s a total dumpster fire filled with stinky poo, make lemonade.

Okay, that’s not how the saying goes. Still, check out my lemonade:

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How about a free book?

I’m excited to announce a new book release! Stone Cold Necromancy. It’s the newest in the Kari Hunter universe, technically book 2.5:

What happens when an infamous necromancer gets a prank call?

Mikelis Priedis is an immortal necromancer. Most people react to Mikelis with extreme fear and keep a wide berth… unless they have a death wish.

So when Mikelis gets a random call from the James River Slayer, he thinks it’s a joke and hangs up. Mikelis soon realizes the call was no mistake—the notorious serial killer has taken his closest friend and turned the situation into a sick game.

Armed with his talking sacrificial knife, Mikelis has 24 hours to rescue his friend and show a serial killer just how cold a necromancer can be.

You can expect action-packed comedy goodness and a lot of talking sacrificial knives. And the best part about this book? I’m giving it to my newsletter subscribers for free.

I know what you’re thinking: Hold up, Jen. Did you say free?

I sure did. Stone Cold Necromancy is an exclusive Kari Hunter story, only available through my mailing list. So, if you love my books and want to subscribe for new release alerts, sneak peeks, coming-soons, and so much more, then you’re in luck — because you can do that and get my new book for free.

To sign up, just click the button and tell me where to send your free book:

Thanks for subscribing and happy reading!

Saturday Night Necromancy on SALE – and a Free Book

I’m excited to announce a sale! For the first time, Mikelis’s story, Saturday Night Necromancy, will be $.99 through April 11. 

But, Jen, you’re thinking, why should I read this book?

I’m so glad you asked. 

Saturday Night Necromancy takes place in one action-packed evening. It’s got magic, explosions, breaking and entering, stalking, and destruction of public property. There are magical fights and physical fights (limbs are optional). There’s even a smidgen of romance and the beginning of a few beautiful friendships.

Mikelis may or may not get help from the Old Farts’ Scrabble Club.  (He definitely does. Just don’t tell him I told you so.)

It’s a fun time. But don’t just take my word for it… 

Praise for Saturday Night Necromancy:
★★★★★  “My favorite book in the Kari Hunter series… They just keep getting better and better.”
★★★★★   “I couldn’t put it down.” 
★★★★★  “Just as funny and interesting as the rest of the series!”

So grab your copy today before the sale ends.

But wait, there’s more! I’ve also got a free book coming your way. 

I got a little addicted to writing Mikelis books, so I wrote another one. This book takes place between Kari Hunter books 2 and 3. It’s fun. It’s fast. It’s got Mikelis’s talking sacrificial knives. You won’t want to miss it!

This free book will be available in May, and it will only be available directly from me. To ensure your free copy, just plug your email address into my subscriber box so I know where to send it. 

Send me my free book!

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