Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact is one of the ten finalists for Arizona’s 2014 Grand Canyon Reader Award in the Intermediate (middle grades) category. The award is made annually based on the votes of approximately 45,000 students who must have read at least three of the books in the category to be eligible to …
Category Archive: Press
Jun 11 2013
May 30 2013
Will Hawthorne, roguish actor, playwright and conman is back with Mithos, Renthrette and the rest of his adventurer companions in new e-book editions of Act of Will and Will Power, along with the first of a series of brand new short stories, “The Cerulean Stone.” Available now for all e-readers at bargain prices!
Mar 26 2013
A.J. is delighted to announce that after a brief hiatus from the e-shelves, The Mask of Atreus, On the Fifth Day, and What Time Devours are now available from Amazon’s Kindle store in newly re-edited e-book editions. Each thriller has gorgeous new cover art and a rock bottom price, with the novel which first introduced Deborah …
Feb 08 2013
Nice write-up by my home town newspaper.
Dec 18 2012
HARTLEY, A. J. Darwen Arkwright and the Insidious Bleck. Bk. 2. illus. by Emily Osborne. 442p. (Darwen Arkwright Series). Penguin/Razorbill. 2012. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-1-59514-410-2. Gr 4-7 The kids from Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact (Penguin, 2011) are back in another heart-stopping adventure. It’s now winter in Atlanta, and Darwen is dreading his first …
December 18, 2012
Sep 28 2012
The second book in A.J.’s middle grade fantasy adventure series, Darwen Arkwright and the Insidious Bleck is now available with this exciting new jacket cover! Journey with Darwen and his friends to a Cost Rican jung;e camp in search of the portals through which children are being abducted by a terrifying monster! Purchase now through …
Sep 13 2012
I love it when interviewers do their home work. Bryan Thomas Schmidt clearly read a lot of my work before compiling this thoughtful interview.
Sep 07 2012
Now available in trade paperback and kindle ebook, Tears of the Jaguar is A.J.’s fourth mystery/thriller for adults. This one brings back Deborah Miller (The Mask of Atreus) who is struggling to make sense out of a very bizarre find at an ancient Mayan site: the bones of a child and a collection of precious stones. They …
Aug 30 2012
Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact, A.J.’s award winning middle grades adventure, is now available in paperback and e-book formats! Available at book stores everywhere.