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new CD and soundtrack for Hell Is Naked


New Blazing CD, Soundtrack to the book Hell Is Naked,  Available Now

New Blazing CD, Soundtrack to the book Hell Is Naked, Available Now

Mean Mary (Mary James)  won both first and second place at the Will McLean Best New Florida Song Contest. 1st place: Choctawhatchee Waltz by Mary James, 2nd place: We Never Hear the Song by Mary James and Jean James.

Mean Mary (Mary James) won both first and second place at the Will McLean Best New Florida Song Contest. 1st place: Choctawhatchee Waltz by Mary James, 2nd place: We Never Hear the Song by Mary James and Jean James.

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Little stumbles, big stumbles 

Excerpt from our devotional: GOD KNEW THERE WOULD BE A TODAY

Authors: Jean James, Mary James (Mean Mary), and Frank James

Available at:     Mean Mary's store         and at      Amazon (Kindle)

November 5 
Little stumbles, big stumbles 
Luke 12: 6-7 

Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, 
and not one of them is forgotten before God? 
But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. 
Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows.

The cold, windy day didn’t invite dawdling, so I hurried to bring an armload of firewood into the house. Everyone else was enjoying the inside warmth and the food I had prepared for this special day. I would be inside too, if I hadn’t slipped on the third step of our porch and landed flat on my back on the ground amidst my scattered firewood.

Like always, no one saw the mishap. No one would believe how hard I landed or how much it hurt. No blood dripped down my head to make it look more dramatic. Those insiders probably wouldn’t hear me if I hollered in pain—but I wouldn’t. I always saved that type of response for broken bones and bill-paying time. Now I could only go inside and relate the incident—my moment gone.

Although the ground’s chill crept through my back, I still watched the door expectantly, too absorbed to look up. When I finally gazed skyward, I realized that a sympathetic, loving audience watched. He had seen my fall, knew exactly how I felt, and I didn’t need to rehash any of it for Him.

I realized then that if He sees all our little incidents, He certainly sees our big stumbles and major hurts—and He understands. Even if friends or relatives know of our troubles, they don’t really know how we feel, not the way God knows. I felt comforted as I thought of other incidents in my life that He, no doubt, watched over. 
In spite of my new understanding, my carnal nature told me to wait another minute, that someone might open the door. 

Now would be a good time, Lord.


Our new action thriller, Hell Is Naked, will be released soon. We will be posting dates of pre-release parties and other upcoming events. The book's soundtrack album and its new music video/book trailer are both almost ready for release as well.

Mean Mary wins 1st & 2nd. 

Mean Mary’s (Mary James) songs, Choctawhatchee Waltz and We Never Hear the Song won both first and second place, respectively, in the 2017 Will McLean Best New Florida Song Contest. She will be in Brooksville, FL for the Will McLean Festival on March 10-12, 2017.

Music Event Information: 
Mean Mary at Will McLean 
Known internationally for her lightning-fast fingers and raw, unmistakable vocal sound, Mean Mary’s Sweet Tour takes her to the Will McLean Festival in Brooksville, Florida. 
March 10-Friday: 4pm, songwriters round 
March 11-Saturday: 12pm song contest winners 
March 11-Saturday: 8pm 
March 12-Sunday: 3pm 
The event fee varies from $15-$50. There is camping available and all ages are welcome. The venue is located at Sertoma Youth Ranch, 187 Myers Rd, Brooksville, FL 34602. 
This Nashville based artist mixes the power of rock with the raw innocence of folk and bluegrass. From her haunting story songs to her incredibly fast banjo, guitar, and fiddle renditions, she promises a fun time geared to all ages.

Valentines Day 2017 

This is an excerpt from the book "God Knew There Would be a today." It seemed especially appropriate today!

February 14 

Love most magnificent 

John 16:27: 

For the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, 

and have believed that I came out from God. 

John 15:9: 

As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: 

continue ye in my love. 

John 14:23: 

Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, 

he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, 

and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him. 

God’s word reads like a letter from someone who loves us and whom we love, a love letter full of wonderful news. We read it over and over until the pages grow yellowed and thin; we read it until we remember every word—because love is the best gift heaven or earth has to offer. 

God gave every human a capacity to love so that we might understand, in some small measure, His love for us. True love makes us willing to sacrifice everything just to be near those we love. If we believe that we have found love on earth, but don’t consider it the most important event in our lives next to finding God, then we have not found love as God created it. On the other hand, if we have truly found love and understand its power, we can comprehend God’s great love for us and for the unredeemed of this world. 

Mark 12:30: 

And thou shalt love the Lord thy God 

with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, 

and with all thy mind, and with 

all thy strength. . . . 

What is life, really, without love?

The book is available in both hard copy and Kindle  


Release April 1! Novel and Album 

New Album: Sweet (14 song CD) 

New Novel: Book 2, Pate and Faircloth series, Methinks I See Thee, Jane

They can both be ordered at our store link:

Methinks I See Thee, Jane, is also available in e-book form at Amazon. Other locations to be announced soon.
Book 1 of the series, Wherefore Art Thou, Jane, has been reduced at Amazon to celebrate the release of book 2.

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