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About jfkaufmann

Not unlike my characters, I lead a double life: by day I'm a mother, a friend, a colleague, and the queen of my kitchen. When the moon rises, however, I shift into my other self and, as Queen of the Night, I reign the magical world of my imagination.

The Legacy – Chapter One, etc.

If you want the moon, don’t hide from the night. If you want a rose, don’t run from the thorns. If you want love, don’t hide from yourself. Rumi I’ve chosen these three lines as the beginning of each of … Continue reading

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The Two-blood Legacy – Chapter Zero

Or, in other words, the Prologue. (You’ll find it further down.) The publishing industry seems to have something against prologues and epilogues. However, many bestselling authors, including the top names in their genres, use them. I would say that nothing … Continue reading

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Welcome to Red Cliffs!

I’m adding the finishing touches to the e-book version of The Two-blood Legacy, the first book in The Red Cliffs Chronicles series. Once published, it’ll be free to download, if Amazon allows me this little generosity. Cover design by Srdjan … Continue reading

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FREE DOWNLOAD – Best Friends and Other Lovers

Best Friends and Other Lovers is now available and it’s FREE on Amazon Kindle. If you have a Kindle reader, or a phone, or a laptop, please download it between March 29 and April 2.   This is a collection of … Continue reading

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Island in the Clouds

This painting is named after the murder mystery written by Susan M. Toy. Long ago, I wrote posted my review here on my blog. Island in the Clouds by Susan M. Toy If you haven’t read it yet, I highly … Continue reading

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Winter is coming.

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…but Max stepped into his private boat…

and waived good-buy and sailed back over a year and in and out of weeks and through a day and into the night of his very own room where he found his supper ready for him and it was still … Continue reading

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Shapes and colours… for the time being

My world of words is still pretty much silent. I guess I’ll stay in this alternative artistic reality of shapes and colours until I come out of the emotional void I’ve been struggling with for months. It feels strange. I’m … Continue reading

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Where is ammonite found in Alberta?

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Back to Spring

I made another Spring, with a touch of green. (Thank you, Audrey 🌸) Green is a neglected colour in my personal palette, unless it’s mixed with blue.

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