Multi-award winning Texas author Jan Sikes tells true stories in a creative and entertaining way!

As a fellow Rave Reviews Book Club member, I was delighted to discover Jan Sikes. She started writing when she was eight years old. Her first work was a gospel song. She had an uncle whom she loved dearly, but he was an alcoholic whose drinking caused a lot of family problems, resulting in him being banished from their home. That led to her creating a song about her uncle Luke finding Jesus, her first memory of feeling a deep passion for writing.

The stories she has written are true stories about the journey of two people moving through adversity in order to grow and learn to become better humans. She believes there is something worth sharing in these stories, bits and pieces of wisdom, hard-learned lessons, and, above and beyond all, love—true love that you often read about in fiction, yet this is truth! The old saying that truth is stranger than fiction fits the stories that she shares through her writing.

I also was amazed to learn that along with each book, Jan also releases a music cd of original songs that fit the time period of the story. Why? Because the stories revolve and evolve around a passion for music.

North Texas is where Jan calls home. You’ll often find her at Texas music festivals, and she has five incredible grandchildren.

Following are four of Jan’s published works, along with their trailers and how you can purchase them.

From the Texas honky-tonks in 1970, comes a love story so passionate that you feel the heat!

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Nothing could have prepared Darlina Flowers for the reckless Texas rogue musician, Luke Stone, to come stampeding into her life like a team of wild horses.  Their love ignited into an ever burning flame, enduring a cruel twist of fate and injustice.  A compelling true story based on the lives of Rick and Jan Sikes.

FLOWERS AND STONE

BOOK ONE OF A SERIES
$12.95 plus Tax and S&H


To Read REVIEWS posted for Flowers and Stone, Click
HERE!

THE CONVICT AND THE ROSE
Sequel to Flowers and Stone

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Rebel Texas musician, Luke Stone, loses everything in life that he treasures when he is arrested and convicted of a crime he did not commit. How does a man deal with that kind of devastation? Not only is he locked away in a cage, he’s left behind the woman who holds his heart.

Broken and alone, Darlina Flowers struggles to go on living without the man she loves so completely.

Follow their journey through shackles and chains, drugs and gurus as they fight to find their way to freedom.

The Convict and the Rose inspires hope and shows how anyone can turn a negative dark situation into a positive one. But more importantly, the story portrays a love that goes beyond earthly confines and proves how persistence and faith come with their own sweet reward.

This story is based on true events.
                                                              $14.95 Plus Tax and S&H

Also available on AMAZON

To read REVIEWS for The Convict and the Rose! Click Here!

THE CONVICT AND THE ROSE


HOME AT LAST

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With empty pockets and a heart full of dreams Luke Stone leaves behind the nightmare of fifteen long years in Leavenworth prison, not giving it a backward glance.Eyes firmly on the future, he boards a Greyhound bus bound for Texas…for freedom…for the one who holds his heart. The unjust conviction no longer matters and revenge haunts him no more. Darlina Flowers, the woman who takes his breath away, waits ahead and with her by his side, nothing can stop him.

He is headed HOME AT LAST.  

To read REVIEWS posted, click HERE!

Also available on Amazon.com
 $14.95 Plus Tax and S&H


TIL DEATH DO US PART

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There are only so many grains of sand allotted to each hourglass of life. Facing trials that would destroy a lesser man, Luke and Darlina Stone chose to make the most of each grain as it trickled through. This is a poignant journey of love, faith, hope and perseverance.
$14.95 Plus Tax and S&H

Also Available on AMAZON

TO READ REVIEWS POSTED, CLICK HERE!

 

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT JAN SIKES AND HER FABULOUS WORK, VISIT HER WEBSITE: http://www.jansikes.com/ AND TWITTER HER @rijanjks.

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10 thoughts on “Multi-award winning Texas author Jan Sikes tells true stories in a creative and entertaining way!

  1. Lily, this is a wonderful posting of one of RRBC’s stars. Jan is a lovely woman and incredible writer, and you’ve spotlighted her beautifully. 🙂

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  2. Such a lovely post and tribute to the incredible story of Jan and Rick. Thanks for sharing this with us, Lily!
    Jan, your journey has completely captivated me. How special it is to share your story with the world – love endures all. Oh my gosh…the book trailer really got me. Amazing! I love the line “…like a bird that can’t fly…” Blessings to you. 🙂 And Happy PIF week!

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