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These fiction books are written under the pen name J E Ocean. These books were written for me and sound like me; the books I write for my client sound like my clients. Enjoy.

Painting the Rain

After the loss of her husband Jack in a tragic car accident, Elyce Petersen struggles to resume her creative life as a renowned artist. When Max Petrov resurfaces in Santa Fe after hiding out Moscow, he pressures Elyce to take Jack’s place in his international business: stealing cars.
She’s not interested. Elyce soon discovers Max has lured her best friend into a dangerous plan; and because Danni Baxter is the closest thing Elyce has to family, she is faced with a difficult choice that promises to leave no one unscathed.

Available on Amazons

The Great Divide, a novelette

The Great Divide A Novelette by J.E. Ocean, Dacey Theroux’s life takes a turn for the worst when her unstable ex-husband shows up at her job making a scene and threatening her in front of coworkers. Across town, Terry Jackson’s life slowly slips away. Severely ill and lonely, he seems resigned to his inevitable conclusion. He receives a card from a dear friend which reignites his hope. As Dacey sits by the sea on a deserted beach in the middle of a work day, reflecting on a bizarre scene that she can’t forget soon enough, she entertains an unlikely messenger. What he tells her becomes the basis of her new life and inevitably leads her to face her past–and her shocking present.

Available on Amazon

WindowlandWindowland by author writer J.E. Ocean, writer, ghostwriter Central Ohio,

Obsessed with reflective surfaces, Jaaz looks forward to the yearly occurrence of a traveling festival that brings with it a mirror maze. One moment she’s watching herself going through the maze and in the next, she’s boggled by her image emerging from the glass. The other young woman anxiously entrusts Jaaz with a wand-like device claiming it will answer all of her questions about mirrors. Then the wand begins to glow.

Within minutes, Jaaz finds herself being chased by a group of enormous and fierce-looking men who have caught sight of the glimmer. While attempting to evade them, she loses track of her place in the maze and runs full-on into a dead end. Instead of breaking glass, she falls through and finds herself in Windowland.

Available on Amazon

Ticking Eyes

Windle Worboy awakes in a dark, and frightening place. Trapped in a tiny cage, surrounded by weeping and wailing, he realizes he is destined to spend eternity in the pit.

“There is something different about you,” says a Blue Monarch butterfly. She encourages Windle to imagine a better place. Through this exercise, despite his despair, he is inspired to escape. Windle seeks the true light to illuminate his path to the top side. There, he must gain entry to a living body. Commandeering a body isn’t so and he must avoid the hellish jailer, Ballaganthan. Windle hopes to reach his trusted friend, Unger Mickman and have his destiny overturned before it’s too late.

Available on Amazon

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