Multi Award Winning Author

Multi-Award-winning author, Jan Sikes, weaves stories in a creative and entertaining way. She has been called a magician and wordsmith extraordinaire by her readers and peers.

Jan published a series of four Biographical Fiction books with a musical twist. They chronicle the life of Texas musician, Rick Sikes, a pioneer in the Outlaw Music movement before it ever had a name. She released a music CD of original songs which match the time-period of each story. She also published a unique book of poetry and art, which combines heartfelt poetry with pen-and-ink drawings.

Four of her five books have won literary awards. She has won several short story writing competitions within different organizations.

Jan has written songs, poetry, short stories, screenplays, and novels. She resides in North Texas, volunteers at music festivals and has five grandchildren who keep her busy in her spare time. She sits on the board of directors for the Texas Authors Institute of History and is a member of the Texas Association of Authors and the Writer’s League of Texas. She hosts an internet radio show, ASPIRE TO INSPIRE and is a member of the RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB. She serves on the RAVE WRITERS - INT’L OF AUTHORS Executive Council.



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Discovery - Poetry and Art
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    Synopsis: When all of life is stripped away, left with no freedom except in his mind, one man journeys deep inside to discover his true self. He finds the only way to survive hopeless negativity is through creating with his hands and imagination. They confined his body in an iron cage, but could not lock away his mind.

    Discovery - Poetry and Art-ePub
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      Synopsis: When all of life is stripped away, left with no freedom except in his mind, one man journeys deep inside to discover his true self. He finds the only way to survive hopeless negativity is through creating with his hands and imagination. They confined his body in an iron cage, but could not lock away his mind.

      Flowers and Stone
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        Synopsis: Darlina Flowers longs to fit in, to belong, and more than anything, to be accepted. On her own, in Abilene, Texas, 1970, at nineteen, she’s working days in a boiler factory and nights at a local nightclub as a fledgling go-go dancer and waitress. Growing up in a strict religious home, sheltered and protected from the world, she finds herself drawn to all the things that were taboo or forbidden by her mother and the religion. ...

        Flowers and Stone-ePub
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          Synopsis: Darlina Flowers longs to fit in, to belong, and more than anything, to be accepted. On her own, in Abilene, Texas, 1970, at nineteen, she’s working days in a boiler factory and nights at a local nightclub as a fledgling go-go dancer and waitress. Growing up in a strict religious home, sheltered and protected from the world, she finds herself drawn to all the things that were taboo or forbidden by her mother and the religion. ...

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            Synopsis: Darlina Flowers longs to fit in, to belong, and more than anything, to be accepted. On her own, in Abilene, Texas, 1970, at nineteen, she’s working days in a boiler factory and nights at a local nightclub as a fledgling go-go dancer and waitress. Growing up in a strict religious home, sheltered and protected from the world, she finds herself drawn to all the things that were taboo or forbidden by her mother and the religion. ...

            Home At Last
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            Item #: 978-0990617921 -

              Synopsis: Released from federal prison after fifteen long years, Luke Stone boards a Greyhound bus bound for Texas, for home and the woman who holds his heart. Revenge haunts him no more and the unjust sentence is behind him for good. He happily hangs up his neon dreams for a paint brush and hammer, and trades his convict clothes for jeans and a work shirt. All of the plans and dreams made through letters over the many years can now become reality. ...

              Home At Last-ePub
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                Synopsis: Released from federal prison after fifteen long years, Luke Stone boards a Greyhound bus bound for Texas, for home and the woman who holds his heart. Revenge haunts him no more and the unjust sentence is behind him for good. He happily hangs up his neon dreams for a paint brush and hammer, and trades his convict clothes for jeans and a work shirt. All of the plans and dreams made through letters over the many years can now become reality. ...

                Home At Last-Kindle
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                  Synopsis: Released from federal prison after fifteen long years, Luke Stone boards a Greyhound bus bound for Texas, for home and the woman who holds his heart. Revenge haunts him no more and the unjust sentence is behind him for good. He happily hangs up his neon dreams for a paint brush and hammer, and trades his convict clothes for jeans and a work shirt. All of the plans and dreams made through letters over the many years can now become reality. ...

                  The Convict and the Rose
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                  Item #: 978-0990617914 -

                    Synopsis: In this Award-Winning sequel to "Flowers and Stone." Luke and Darlina find their love severely tested as they struggle to overcome enormous odds. When Texas veteran musician, Luke Stone, finds himself behind bars with a seventy-five-year sentence, he is filled with hate, anger, and rebelliousness. He's lost everything that he treasures, including the woman who holds his heart.

                    Til Death Do Us Part
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                    Item #: 978-0990617945 -

                      Synopsis: Luke Stone has cheated death more times than he cares to remember. With a second music career opportunity, he knows he won’t fill the Texas dancehalls and honky-tonks as he did in his younger days, but is determined to give it his all. Darlina, his rock, and anchor, longs to see his dreams fulfilled and vows to do everything possible to help him find success. Together the two grab the chance for Luke to record a new CD and make the sacrifices necessary to see it through. ...

                      Til Death Do Us Part-ePub
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                      Item #: 978-0990617945-ePub -

                        Synopsis: Luke Stone has cheated death more times than he cares to remember. With a second music career opportunity, he knows he won’t fill the Texas dancehalls and honky-tonks as he did in his younger days, but is determined to give it his all. Darlina, his rock, and anchor, longs to see his dreams fulfilled and vows to do everything possible to help him find success. Together the two grab the chance for Luke to record a new CD and make the sacrifices necessary to see it through. ...

                        Til Death Do Us Part-Kindle
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                        Item #: 978-0990617945-Kindle -

                          Synopsis: Luke Stone has cheated death more times than he cares to remember. With a second music career opportunity, he knows he won’t fill the Texas dancehalls and honky-tonks as he did in his younger days, but is determined to give it his all. Darlina, his rock, and anchor, longs to see his dreams fulfilled and vows to do everything possible to help him find success. Together the two grab the chance for Luke to record a new CD and make the sacrifices necessary to see it through. ...