Multi-Award winning author, Jan Sikes, began her writing
journey around the age of eight.
the stories she writes are true stories about the journey of two people
moving through adversity in order to grow and learn to become better humans.
She believes with all her heart, 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 read about in fiction stories…and yet this is
truth. The old saying, truth is stranger
than fiction fits these stories.
Flowers and Stone is the first book in
this series. It is a passionate love story with a twist, set in the rowdy
raucous honkytonks of Texas in 1970.
The Convict and the Rose continues the story
and is set behind the walls of Leavenworth Penitentiary. It tells a tale about
learning to think and do positive in a negative situation that inspires hope for
making a better life regardless of the circumstances.
Home At Last is the third segment of the series and is set in Central West Texas. It
is a story of starting over, struggles, triumphs and most of all of a love that
Death Do Us Part ends the series. With sand in the hourglass growing thin, Luke and
Darlina Stone face trials that would destroy a lesser man and woman. Time slows
down to a crawl, life is measured in breaths and each breath comes with a price.
releases a music CD of original songs with each book that fits the time period
of the story. Why? Because the stories revolve and evolve around a deep-rooted
passion for music
currently resides in North Texas, has five grandchildren and in her spare time,
loves to volunteer at Texas music festivals. She serves on the Board of
Directors for the Texas Musicians Museum and The North Texas Book Festival. She
is a member of the Texas Writer’s League, Independent Author’s Network, Authors
Den, Goodreads, Rave Reviews Book Club, Authorsdb, National Association of
Professional Women and the International Women’s Leadership Association.