North Florida Writers

Below is a current listing of the writers who reside in the North Florida Area

If you are one of these writers who want to update their listings or are a Northeast Florida published writer not yet listed, please use our CONTACT US form to let us know and we will add you or make the changes to your listing.

Mark Ari (Fiction)
http://arifiles.com/
He currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Shoemaker’s Tale

Kathryn J. Bain (Mystery/Suspense Writer/NonFiction)
https://kathrynjbain.com/
She currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida.

KT Morgan Series
The Visitor: A KT Morgan Short Suspense
Small Town Terror (The KT Morgan Series Book 2)
Reunion (The KT Morgan Series Book 3)

Lincolnville Mysteries
Breathless
Catch Your Breath
One Last Breath (Lincolnville Mystery Series Book 3)
Take Her Breath Away (Lincolnville Mystery Series Book 4)

Other Fiction
The Chain You Forge: (Inspired by Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”)
Beautiful Imperfection
Knight & Day
Game of Hearts

NonFiction
Holding The Hand of a King: Forming a Deeper Relationship with God the Father

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Nancy Blanton (Historical Fiction/Childrens Writer)
http://www.nancyblanton.com/
She currently resides in Fernandina Beach, Florida.

Sharavogue: A Novel
The Prince of Glencurragh: A Novel of Ireland
The Curious Adventure Of Roodle Jones
Brand Yourself Royally in 8 Simple Steps: Harness the secrets of kings and queens for a personal brand that rules

David Butler (Fiction Writer)
no website or author Facebook page
He currently resides in Jasper, Florida

Ellaville Paperback 02/27/2016
Ellaville eBook

Back Up Lavon!: And Other Short Life Stories Paperback 08/04/2016
Back Up Lavon! ebook

Signal Six Paperback 11/17/2017
Signal Six eBook

Howard Denson (Fiction Writer)
http://howarddenson.webs.com/
He currently resides in Jacksonville, Florida.

Mowbray and the Sharks: Being a Tale of Ghosts, Gangsters, and Nazis
Mowbray and the Baron: Being a Tale of Ghosts, Crooks, and Social Vampires
Shoot-Out with a Wild-Eyed Moderate
Gunfight with a Wild-Eyed Moderate: On Cowboys, Cargirls, Penboys, and Chalkers-and-Talkers
A Quandary of Fibbles: Tales of True Love and Lust amid Head-Choppers, Spells, and Urban Ennui
Fibble-Fabbles: Tales for Grown-Ups, Precocious Teens, Nerds, Biddies and Geezers, and for the Socially Immature
The Wrong Stuff: Findings of a Forensic Grammarian
The Case of the Anniversary Libation: A Judah P. Benjamin-Horatio T. Burdette Mystery

Lena Diaz (Romantic Suspense Writer)
http://www.lenadiaz.com/index.html
She currently resides in St. Augustine, Florida.
she currently has 5 series published and other books that you can find on her website set in various areas of the States as well as in Florida that is available on all major online bookstores as well as some local libraries.

Explosive Attraction
Undercover Twin (Harlequin Intrigue)

The Marshal’s Witness
The Bodyguard (Harlequin Intrigue)

He Kills Me, He Kills Me Not (Deadly Games Thrillers)
Simon Says Die (Deadly Games Thrillers)
Ashes, Ashes, They All Fall Dead (Deadly Games Thrillers)
Take the Key and Lock Her Up: A Deadly Games Thriller (Deadly Games Thrillers)

Missing in the Glades (Marshland Justice)
Arresting Developments (Marshland Justice)
Deep Cover Detective (Marshland Justice)
Hostage Negotiation (Marshland Justice)

Exit Strategy: An EXIT Inc. Thriller (EXIT Inc. Thrillers)
No Exit: An EXIT Inc. Thriller (EXIT Inc. Thrillers)
Final Exit: An EXIT Inc. Thriller (EXIT Inc. Thrillers)

Tennessee Takedown (Harlequin Intrigue)
Mountain Witness (Tennessee SWAT)
Secret Stalker (Tennessee SWAT)

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Victor DiGenti a.k.a. Parker Francis (Adventure/Mystery Fiction Writer)
http://parkerfrancis.com/
He currently resides in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Is the current leader of the NE Florida Writers Association Chapter: http://fwapontevedra.blogspot.com/

Windrusher (Windrusher Trilogy Book 1)
Windrusher and the Cave of Tho-hoth (Windrusher Trilogy)

Matanzas Bay (A Quint Mitchell Mystery Book 1)
Bring Down the Furies (Quint Mitchell Mystery Series Book 2)
Hurricane Island (Quint Mitchell Mystery Series)
Blue Crabs at Midnight (Quint Mitchell Mystery Series)

Frances Driscoll (Poetry/Children’s Fiction Writer)
She currently lives in Atlantic Beach, Florida
https://www.facebook.com/frances.driscoll.9?fref=ts

The Rape Poems
The Swan Boat Ride
Seaglass Picnicc

L.L. Eadie – (Young Adult Fiction Writer)
She is from Lake City, Florida
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Has only published one book so far called, Mistaken Identity

Marti L. Forchion (Non-Fiction Writer)
She resides in Jacksonville, Florida.
Website Address: collegeprepplanner.com

A+ College Prep Planner – The Ultimate College Preparation Guide for High-School Students (and their Parents) also available as an e-book

Sohrad Homi Fracis (Fiction Writer)
He currently resides in Jacksonville, Florida.
http://www.fracis.com/index.htm

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Tim Gilmore (Historical Non-Fiction/Poetry)
He was born and raised and still resides in Jacksonville, Florida.
https://jaxpsychogeo.com/

Devil in the Baptist Church: Bob Gray’s Unholy Trinity
The Mad Atlas of Virginia King
In Search of Eartha White, Storehouse for the People
The Ocean Highway at Night
Stalking Ottis Toole: A Southern Gothic
This Kind of City: Ghost Stories and Psychological Landscapes
Ghost Compost: Strange Little Stories
Doors in the Light and the Water: The Life and Collected Works of Empty Boat
Horoscopes for Goblins: Poems, 2006-2009
Flights of Crows: Poems, 2002-2006

Teri Youmans Grimm (Poetry)
She currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida.
http://teriyoumansgrimm.com/

The Untidy Season: An Anthology of Nebraska Women Poets” as a contributor, “Homegrown in Florida” as a contributor, “Dirt Eaters (Contemporary Poetry Series)” and “Becoming Lyla Dore” available on Amazon.

Jill Handler Grens (Children’s Books)
Lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl
http://www.jillgrens-bigbangbooks.com/

ZIPPY THE CATERPILLAR AND THE BIG RACE
The Bird Dog And The Bird
MISTY’S MYSTERIOUS ITCH
STINKY PETE AND THE YOGA RETREAT
Grump the Ump

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Jane Hartenstein – (Historical Fiction/Non-Fiction)
She lives outside of St. Augustine, Florida.
www.janehartenstein.com

Voices published 2011
A Witch’s Voice published 2014

Pierce Kelley (Writers in Several Fiction Genres/Non-Fiction/ScreenPlays)
Lives in Ft White, Fl
https://piercekelley.com

A Parent’s Guide to Coaching Tennis Apr 1995
Civil Litigation: A Case Study Jan 2001
Introducing Children to the Game of Tennis May 2002
Fistfight at the L and M Saloon: A Novel Mar 2006
A Very Fine Line Aug 2006
A Plenary Indulgence Dec 2006
Pieces to the Puzzle: A Collection of Short Stories Feb 2007
BOCAS del TORO: A Novel Jun 2007
A Tinker’s Damn! Mar 2008
Asleep at the Wheel Dec 2008
A Foreseeable Risk Apr 2009
Kennedy Homes: An American Tragedy May 2009
Thousand Yard Stare May 2010
Father, I Must Go Jan 2011
Roxy Blues: A Novel Jan 2012
A Deadly Legacy Dec 2012
To Valhalla Apr 2015
Massacre at Sirte Jul 2016
Hunted May 2017

Betsy S and K. Ross Lee (Children and Historical Fiction Writers)
They currently reside in Elkton, Florida.
http://www.betsyslee.com/
Husband and wife team of writers. She wrote a very popular children’s book series involving her greyhound including “Off the Track”. All their books are available on their website, Barnes and Noble, with a few on Amazon.

OFF THE TRACK
Off to Hollywood
Seven Red Knots: A St Augustine Time Travel Mystery
The Relic: Jerusalem to St. Augustine – won First Place for Unpublished, book-length Novella.
Andrew Ranson: St Augustine’s Pirate

Jolene MacFadden (Non-Fiction Writer)
Born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida currently living in Lake City, Florida.
http://southernladiesadventures.com

Insider’s Guide to Campground Hosting in Florida Parks: Free Campsites for Volunteers

Harry Mann – (Historical Fiction)
He lives in St. Augustine, Florida
http://harrymannauthor.blogspot.com/

His published books include the following:
Molly (Carroll Family Saga Book 1)
Brothers (Carroll Family Saga Book 2)
Generations (Carroll Family Saga Book 3)

Marcus Pactor (Fiction)
He currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida.
https://marcuspactor.wordpress.com/

He only 1 published novel of short stories “V.S. Death Noises” in 2000 available on his website. He has contributed short stories to “Vacancies” and “Heavy Feather Review 3.4”. Sadly, no postings on his website since 2013.

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N.L. Quatrano (a.k.a Nancy L Quatrano and Lynn Kathleen – (Non-Fiction Writers Help/Mystery Writer))
She currently resides in Hastings, Florida.
http://nlquatrano.com/
http://ontargetwords.com/ – Editing and Publishing Business
She has published several books to help novice writers as well as a couple of mystery fiction books.

Contributor to Anthologies
The Method Writers Dec 2017
30 Shades of Dead: A collection of mysteries to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Sisters in Crime Oct 2017

Yellow Ribbon Oct 2015
Tell the Children: The ministry of an ordinary woman Nov 2013
One at a Time Nov 2013

Snowbird Christmas: Holiday Stories to Warm Your Heart Volume 1 Nov 2012
Snowbird Christmas Vol 2: Holiday Stories to Warm Your Heart (Volume 2) Aug 2013
Snowbird Christmas Vol. 3: Holiday Stories to Warm Your Heart (Volume 3) Nov 2015

Point and Shoot Mystery Series
Murder in Black and White (The Point and Shoot Series) (Volume 1) Aug 2015
Still Shot (Point and Shoot Mystery Series Book 2) Nov 2016

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Under Lynn Kathleen – (Nancy Quatrano and Daria Ludas co-author Pen Name)

Merciful Blessings – to be published with Salt Run Publishing under Two Stone Lions (http://saltrunpub.com/)

T.S. Robinson (Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writer)
He currently resides in Jacksonville Beach, Florida.
http://www.tsrbook.com/default.php

He has published three books in a fantasy series available on Amazon as well as on his website. He, also, heads a Sci-Fi & Fantasy Writers of Jacksonville, FL (SFFJAX) that meets once a month.

Battle-Chasers
Into The Dragon’s Maw
Mirror of Opposition

Cassie Dandridge Selleck (Southern Fiction)
She was born and raised in Central Florida but now lives in Mayo, Florida
https://thepecanman.wordpress.com/

The Pecan Man
What Matters in Mayhew (The Beanie Bradsher Series) (Volume 1)

Cosette Lewis Sessions – (Historical Non-Fiction)
Local historian and long time resident of Mayo, Florida.
Her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LafayetteCountyFLSettlers/

Lafayette County Settlers and their Descendants Volume 1
Lafayette County Settlers and their Descendants Volume 2
Lafayette County Settlers and their Descendants Volume 3
Lafayette County Settlers and their Descendants Volume 4
As We Remember Lafayette County High School 1943
When I Was A Boy: Stories told by Loomis Sessions
Lord Willin and the River Don’t Rise

Laura Lee Smith – (Fiction/Non-Fiction)
Lives in Jacksonville, Fl
https://lauraleesmith.com/

Natural Writer: A Story About Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (Creative Minds Biography) – May 2001
Heart of Palm – April 2013
The Ice House – December 2017

Nadine Vaughan (Historical/Children’s Writer)
She currently resides in Amelia Island, Florida.
http://www.nadinevaughan.com/ She publishes her books and sells her books only through her own company called FireCat! Press.

FireCat! The Legend of Amazon Sage
Native Land: Lost in the Mystery of Time
Tiny Treasures: Tales of Courage and Hope for Children Everywhere
Mommy Tell Me: A Story of Love and Learning

The Adventures of Engine Dave Series
Train Town Amelia
The Reluctant Tenant
Big Bold Move
Girls, Girls, Girls
The Tribe of Many Colors
Trains on a Snake

Delores Leggett Walker (General Fiction)
Long time resident and historian in Mayo, Florida.
Her Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/deloreslw

Promises Kept
Legend of Promise
Gathering Promises
Sailor

Mitty Walters (Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Suspense Writer)
He currently resides in Jacksonville, Florida.
http://mitty-walters.com/

He has only one book published so far called “Breaking Gravity” available on Amazon.

Linda Whiddon (Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writer)
She currently resides in St. Augustine, Florida.
http://linda-whiddon.blogspot.com/

The Moem Chronicles

Moem: The Beginning – Book I – Book I
Moem the Mystical Prophesies (the Moem Chronicles Book 2) – Book II
The Long Kill (The Moem Chronicles Book 3) – Book III
The Long Kill Part Two: Book Four of The Moem Chronicles – Book IV

Amos Darryl Wimberley – (Mysteries/Suspense)
He graduated from Lafayette County High School, Mayo, Florida and currently resides in Austin, Texas.
His website: http://darrylwimberley.com/

The King of Colored Town
A Seeping Wound
Paul Bunyan
A Rock and a Hard Place
Devil’s Slew – Barrett Raines Mystery
Tinker’s Damn
Kaleidoscope
Dead Man’s Bay
Pepperfish Keys: A Detective Barrett Raines Mystery
Strawman’s Hammock – Barrette Raines Mystery

Carrol Wolverton (NonFiction/Self-Help/Historical Fiction)
She resides in Orange Park, Florida with her husband and an ornery cat
http://www.northfloridawriters.org/CarrolW.htm

Real Estate, Sex, & the World Beyond
Living Cheap & Loving It for Seniors: What’s That Green Stuff in the Spaghetti?
Living Cheap & Loving It, Tomatoes in the Flower Bed
Freud in St. Augustine: A Novel of Homelessness and Wealth in the Nation’s Oldest City
Back Bay Boston Basement
Raylaina, the story of a teen with an abusive boyfriend
Method Weight Management 2: How Not to be a Fat Cat

Jonnie Kidd Whittington – (Historical Fiction/Childrens Fiction)
She was born in Tampa and now lives in Mayo, Florida. Jonnie teaches piano at Lighthouse Christian Center and Academy where her youngest son John is pastor. She writes and teaches Bible studies for local churches, is a song-writer and comedienne-entertainer for women’s luncheons and meetings.
https://www.facebook.com/JonnieKiddWhittingtonBooks/

Kidd and Spitfire Doll January 2012
Kidd’s Daughter: Another Spitfire (Kidd Family Series) (Volume 2) (Kidd Family Series Book 2) July 2013
Kidds Daughter Becomes a Woman (Kidd Family Series Book 3) October 2014
2: Coloring Book Two: Katy Kidd’s Old Fashioned Games and Toys April 2016
Coloring Book 3 (Katy Kidd’s Family Adventures) January 2017
Life in the Good Old Days: Coloring Book (Katy Kidd’s Family Adventures) (Volume 1) July 2016
Old Fashioned Games and Toys (Katy Kidd’s Family Adventures) July 2016
The Long Scary Keyboard (Katy Kidd’s Family Adventures) (Volume 3) January 2017

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Last Updated 02/02/2018

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