By jen blood

Before the After

Adult Mystery

Erin Solomon and fellow reporter Daniel “Diggs” Diggins find themselves on a remote Maine island searching for an entire community that has mysteriously vanished – Erin’s mother, Kat, among them. Soon, Erin and Diggs are in a desperate race to save Kat from the forces behind the alleged cult suicide on Payson Isle twenty-five years before. Things are complicated further when a figure from Erin’s past returns, bringing with him long-sought answers about the Payson Church of Tomorrow. With federal agents in pursuit, the clock winding down, and bad guys at every turn, Erin will do everything she can to at last learn the truth about her past. But this time, someone in her life will pay the ultimate price for her quest. 

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Jen Blood

Jen Blood is the USA Today-bestselling author of two critically acclaimed, action-packed mystery series: The Erin Solomon Mysteries and the Flint K-9 Search and Rescue Mysteries. Both series feature strong, independent women who dominate in their chosen fields (Erin Solomon as an investigative reporter intent on learning the truth about her own past; Jamie Flint as a single mom, small business owner, and K-9 search and rescue trainer and handler). 

Other Books in the Series

The Book of J.

The hihgly anticipated conclusion to the USA Today-bestselling Erin Solomon pentalogy. Jonestown was just the beginning…

Midnight Lullaby

In the summer of 2000, a ritual killer is loose in Portland, Maine. Reporters Erin Solomon and Daniel Diggins will do whatever it takes to get the story – risking their lives in the process.

The Darkest Thread

Two missing sisters, a forest infamous for its sinister history, and a sadistic killer with a twisted sense of right and wrong.
K-9 handler Jamie Flint and her dog Phantom battle the clock and the elements to find the girls before it’s too late.


“The pace is blistering right from the start. Actually gasped out loud in places! Torn between wanting to know the answers and yet never wanting it to end!

– amazon reviewer

Coming Soon!

Available July 20, 2022

Devil’s Bluff

Flint K-9 Search and Rescue, Book 4

Jamie Flint and her K-9 Phantom are called in to help search for the daughter of one of Hollywood’s most elite couples, when the little girl goes missing while the family is vacationing in Maine. When it becomes clear that the girl hasn’t just wandered off but has, in fact, been kidnapped, the couple hire Jack Juarez to help Jamie and Phantom find the kidnappers and bring their daughter home without tipping off the media or the police. Soon, it becomes clear that the people who abducted the little girl are much closer to home than anyone ever imagined — and more dangerous than Jamie ever expected. With the clock winding down and a child’s life in the balance, the entire Flint K-9 team must come together to find the girl and bring her kidnappers to justice. 

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