It’s been a busy, busy few months for me! I’ve been behind the keyboard pounding out stories, which is my favorite place to be most of the time. I did manage to take a dream vacation with my family to Scotland at the end of May for three whole weeks! It was the trip of a lifetime, and just what I needed to recharge my batteries. I also got some great ideas for a new series. If you’ve never been to Scotland, I highly recommend it. It’s so beautiful and lush with history, I never wanted to come home.
In book/writing news, IN HIS SIGHTS is available now! Detective Chris Ford finally gets his story, and I couldn’t be more excited! Chris has been very sick for some time, and the illness never seems to really go away. It’s going to take sexy, savvy Dr. Robyn Lassiter to help him unravel the mystery before it’s too late… IN HIS SIGHTS is getting great reviews, and has been chosen as a Night Owl Reviews Top Pick and a Joyfully Reviewed Recommended Read! Click on the links to read the reviews. I hope you love Chris as much as I do!
Right now, I’m finishing up ON THE RUN, Sugarland #4, which is Detective Tonio Salvatore’s story. Station Five fans, you’ll remember that Tonio is the brother of firefighter Julian Salvatore who recently moved to Sugarland. Tonio is very different from Julian in personality, but is very much a big, muscled, tough specimen of a man. His story will be released April 7, 2015.
As JD Tyler, I’m still hard at work on the Alpha Pack series. WOLF’S FALL will be released December 2, 2014, and Commander Nick Westfall finally gets his story! Then I’ll work on CHASE THE DARKNESS, which will be Micah Chase’s story, and he’s got some major obstacles to overcome. Last, I’m working on a brand-new paranormal series proposal that will branch off the Alpha Pack series. This series will be huge, so fingers crossed that it gets contracted! The premise is top secret, so that’s all I can say for now.
Last, many of you have asked about my upcoming romantic suspense release, ONE LAST KISS. That book has a new cover and will be released under my JD Tyler name. It will be out this fall if it’s the last thing I do, so don’t despair. My obligations to my publisher have to come before my own projects, and I apologize for the holdup. It won’t be long now! I’ll post to everyone when the book goes up!
That’s all for now. Get ready for balmy fall weather! I, for one, cannot wait!
All my best,
Hello, Dear Readers!
It’s been a while, but that means I’ve been very busy writing more stories featuring your favorite heroes! What have I been working on so hard that I’ve been practically buried under a rock?
I’m currently finishing COLE’S REDEMPTION, book #5 of my Alpha Pack series written as J.D. Tyler. This one is a tearjerker, and Zander Cole is one of my favorite heroes ever. I’ve also finished HOT PURSUIT, book #2 of the Sugarland Blue series, which will be released December 3, 2013. This one is Detective Taylor Kayne’s story, and he’s met his match in rocker Cara Evans. Taylor’s past is about to return with a vengeance. On the self-published front, I’m working on getting the first book of my gritty FBI series, ONE LAST KISS (ARMED AND DEADLY #1), out this fall/winter! Many of you have been asking about this, so just know I’m working on getting that out, but my obligations to my publisher come first, so my self-pubbed launch is taking more time. But good things come to those who wait…
I’ve also been working on a contemporary novella trilogy titled TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS that I’m extremely excited about. This series is special, and I’ll tell you why…
When my editor suggested the idea of writing a novella trilogy about a woman who was torn between the two loves of her life, I was intrigued. Then came the idea that the series should be contemporary romance, not erotica, and I grew excited. A woman, conflicted over the love of two very different men, and they never entertain a ménage? A challenge for me as an author, to be sure! And then we came up with the final twist—the readers would get to vote before the third book and decide which hero she will choose. That sealed the deal for me, for three reasons: One, involving the readers and letting them have the final say is just great fun. Two, I couldn’t resist the challenge as an author to create an ending they wanted. And finally, this idea is extremely current with the reality-based form of entertainment we enjoy on television with shows such as “The Bachelorette,” in which the heroine must choose her one true love and viewers engage across social media to comment and discuss on the choices that are made. Even prime-time dramas such as Hawaii Five-0 have jumped on board, last season allowing viewers to vote on one of several endings before the conclusion of an episode—an idea that was met with great success.
Viewers—and readers—love when they have a say in the story. I was pumped about this novella series, and TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS was born. Join the fun and help Anna Claire decide which man she should choose—sexy FBI Agent Grayson Sloane, or dangerous billionaire bad boy Joaquin Delacruz. Are you #TeamGrayson or #TeamJoaquin? I look forward to seeing your vote!
RAW, book #1, will be released October 15.
That’s all my news for now, but I’ll try to check in again soon!
―National Bestselling Author Jo Davis
Pull up a comfy chair and get ready to dive in to Captain Sean Tanner’s story RIDE THE FIRE, in bookstores near you on December 7!! Pre-order your copy from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Borders, or any other local bookseller so your copy is reserved and waiting for your reading pleasure. This is a long-awaited five-hankie read that you won’t want to miss!
Hot off the press…
Updated November 2011
TRIAL BY FIRE AND UNDER FIRE have both gone into a third printing! Yay, thank you, readers! In addition, French language rights to these first two Station Five releases have sold for some tidy pocket change! Mon Dieu!
RIDE THE FIRE has received a 5 Star Top Pick Review from Night Owl Reviews! Read the entire review here. Sean’s story has also received a glowing review from Fresh Fiction, which you can read here.
What I’m working on…
Updated November 2011
Many of you may have read my news at the beginning of the summer that I sold a new paranormal romance series to my publisher, NAL. The series is called ALPHA PACK and features a of team of special ops heroes who are shifters with Psy abilities, and use their powers to track the world’s most dangerous predators. Each of our heroes will find his mate, and each will be hotter and more dangerous than the last. I’m pleased to announce that the first book of the series, PRIMAL LAW by my alter-ego J.D. Tyler, is finished and is set for release in August 2011! This promises to be a sexy, action-packed series you won’t want to miss. My new website, www.JDTyler.com will be live in 2011 as well. Keep an eye out here for more news.
For those of you who enjoy your paranormal reading with a liberal splash of the erotic, I’ve started writing my new series, LORDS OF PLEASURE. This series is contemporary vampire erotic romance about four brothers who are sexy vampire lords and run an adult resort in New Orleans where anything goes. Yum! The first book, TEMPATION AT TWILIGHT, is about Soren Fontaine, our vampire lord who never recovered from losing his true mate. He’s willing to do anything to have her back in this life, and he makes a desperate, unfortunate bargain with a voodoo priestess in order to make it happen. Now he’s trapped in erotic bonds of his own creation, forced to hide his love from his beautiful mate, the one woman he can never truly have… TEMPTATION AT TWILIGHT is scheduled for release in November 2011!
Are you ready for more hot action from the boys of Station Five?
I hope so, because LINE OF FIRE, Tommy Skyler’s story, is AVAILABLE NOW at bookstores near you! Tommy and Shea have plenty of challenges ahead—and no little heartbreak—before they find their way together. This is a five-hankie read, so be sure to have your tissues ready!
Hot from my desk…
In other great news, I’ve sold a paranormal romance series to my publisher, NAL! This new series is called ALPHA PACK and features a team of special ops heroes who are wolf shifters (and one sorcerer/panther) who use special abilities to track and capture the world’s most lethal human and non-human predators. Each of our heroes will find his mate, and each one promises to be hotter and more dangerous than the last! Can you say, “Yum!”? I’m thrilled to be able to start working on book one of this series soon. Check back in the coming weeks for titles, release dates, and excerpts.
HIDDEN FIRE is a finalist in romantic suspense for the 2009 Australian Readers Award!
Finalists were nominated by members of the Australian Romance Readers Association, Inc. Winners will be announced at the gala dinner and awards ceremony held in Sydney, Australia on May 15.
A complete list of finalists in all categories can be viewed at http://www.australianromancereaders.com.au/awards.html Jo sends a huge thank you to the readers, booksellers, and reviewers Down Under for this amazing honor.
I SPY A WICKED SIN (SHADO Agency #1) will be available February 2!
Erotic suspense has never been more dangerously seductive…
READ AN EXCERPT
The author of When Alex Was Bad and The Firefighters of Station Five series provides another titillating two-pronged mission: seduce...and eliminate.
Jude St. Laurent is a former assassin for SHADO, a covert homeland security agency. After a mysterious accident, he's lost all memory of his former life, and embraces his new identity as a hedonistic artist. But when he's haunted by visions of the past, he turns to his new personal assistant for help-and she knows just how to make him forget.
Jude doesn't know that Lily Vale is a secret agent who uses sex to manipulate her targets-and always gets her man. But her mission takes a turn when Lily realizes that there's more to this case, and Jude, than meets the eye. If she's going to save them both, she'll have to find out who's pulling the strings...
“Check your inhibitions at the door! Jo Davis’s spies are clever, unapologetically sexy, and masters of the game…both in the bedroom and out.” –Beth Kery, Author of Release
Check out my new cover for LINE OF FIRE, Tommy Skyler’s story, being released on May 4, 2010!
Isn’t it yummy? Take a peek at the “Coming Soon” page to read the excerpt,
and watch for the upcoming book trailer.
Hot off the press…
HIDDEN FIRE debuted at #11 on the Ingram’s bestseller list and #64 on the Bookscan bestseller list! Doin’ the Snoopy dance…
UNDER FIRE debuted on the Bookscan bestseller list and has gone into a second printing! Life is good.
What I’m working on…
At long last, I’ve started writing Captain Sean Tanner’s story, RIDE THE FIRE! Our beloved, tragic hero is going to find this year to be one of healing and love, but not before battling some serious danger…
I’m also working on an exciting, sexy new romantic suspense series proposal! I won’t say too much about it yet, but perhaps we won’t have to leave our delicious heroes of Sugarland behind after all…
After I finish RIDE THE FIRE, I’ll be hard at work on the last book of the SHADO Agency series, I SPY A DARK OBSESSION. Will beleaguered SHADO leader Michael Ross finally get his happily ever after? And at what price?