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Jane Sloven, Author, published & distributed by Maine Authors Publishing

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Jane Sloven, Author, published & distributed by Maine Authors Publishing
First name
Jane
Last name
Sloven
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Mystery
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ME
 

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Member Directory Listing - About Us:
Jane Sloven is a writer, psychotherapist, and retired attorney living in Portland, Maine, with her husband Joe and her dog, Benji. Jane graduated from American University with a BA in Literature, New England School of Law with a JD, and The University of Connecticut with an MSW. Jane’s first mystery isTermination of Benefits (2018) and she is working on a sequel.
Jane also co-authored Compassionate Journey: Honoring Our Mothers’ Stories (2018) with Maggie Butler, Cheryl Gillespie, Jenny Radsma, and Martha Rice. Jane’s clinical articles, short stories and essays have appeared in a number of journals. When not reading or writing, Jane can be found walking her dog, sipping tea and laughing with her husband and friends, swimming, painting, or scouring antique shops, consignment shops, and junk shops for treasures.
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TITLE #1

Book #1 Cover Image
Book #1 Title
Termination of Benefits
Book #1 Publication Year
2018
Book #1 Author
Jane Sloven
Book #1 Publisher
Maine Authors Publishing
Book #1 ISBN
978-1-63381-130-0
Book #1 cover price
19.95
Book #1 Description
Therapist Sarah Green is skilled at helping her counseling clients untangle their emotional dilemmas, but doesn’t do so well with her own problems, and she’s got big ones—ghostly visits from a murdered friend, and frightening flashbacks. Then someone starts stalking Maine’s counseling community, and Sarah joins forces with a take-no-prisoners defense attorney, a top-notch private eye, and her office-mate Louise to catch the killer.

With an ex-husband hot to reconcile and the heat turning up with a sexy detective, Sarah struggles to separate past trauma from present danger. When the next life in peril is her own, Sarah realizes she’s stronger than she thinks, and welcomes assistance from this world and the next.

A brilliant debut… impossible to put down. Steve Steinbock, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine

A riveting, complex, psychological mystery/thriller. Michael Castleman, Killer Weed

A well-plotted thriller with a likable, female protagonist strong enough to be featured in her own series. Kirkus Reviews
Book #1 Distributors
Book #1 Awards
1. Foreward Reviews Indies Finalist: Suspense and Thrillers,
2. 2019 Next Generation Indie Award Finalist: Suspense,
3. 2019 Maine Romance Writers Grand Prize Winner: People’s Choice Strut Your Stuff Award.
 

TITLE #2

Book #2 Cover Image
Book #2 Title
Compassionate Journey
Book #2 Subtitle
Honoring Our Mothers' Stories
Book #2 Author
Maggie Butler, Cheryl Gillespie, Jenny Radsma, Martha Rice, Jane Sloven
Book #2 Publication Year
2018
Book #2 Publisher
Maine Authors Publishing publisher
Book #2 ISBN-13
978-1-63381-134-8
Book 2 Cover Price
18.95
Book #2 Description
An anthology of mothers’ essays by five Maine authors, described by author Monica Wood as “huge and beautiful,” and by author Meredith Hall as “an exceptional read.” In each essay, the authors tell their mothers’ stories, complete with their mothers’ strengths and imperfections, with consideration given to the ways in which circumstances and the social norms of the time compelled their mothers to make certain choices.

The result, according to author Michelle Cacho-Negrete, is a book filled with “light and darkness, of sorrow, anger, tenderness and insight.” Author Pat Taub writes: “This remarkable collection is a love story to women searching for a way to make peace with their mothers...Compassionate Journey belongs on every woman’s bookshelf.”
Book #2 Distributors
Book #2 Awards
1. 2019 Next Generation Indies Finalist,Category: Women's Issues (Non-Fiction)
2. Foreward Reviews Indie Finalist; Category: Family and Relationships
3. 2019 American Book Fest International Book Awards in two categories: Anthologies:Non-Fiction, and Women's Issues
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