I grew up in rural central Pennsylvania. An avid reader, I devoured classic mysteries and the masters of science fiction, submitting my first short story, handwritten on lined school paper, to Isaac Asimov’s magazine when I was still a youngster. It was kindly rejected.

Years later, I attended Penn State and Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, graduating with both my bachelors and medical degree in 6 short years. After internship and residency, I returned to central Pennsylvania. I’ve spent the last decade as a federal physician, caring for America’s Veterans and deploying to disasters like Hurricanes Katrina, Ike and Gustav. Throughout my medical career, I absorbed the storied lives of my patients – wonderful, strange and heartbreaking – knowing that someday, I would return to writing. Type & Cross debuted 4/2016. Storm Shelter  arrived  June 13th for Kindle and is available on June 28th in print.

Click   HERE  to purchase either of my novels from Amazon, below to purchase directly from  WiDo Publishing, or shop at a local bookstore near you.


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News and Updates








Things are moving quickly now. Storm Shelter’s on preorder (click on the WiDo Publishing block above or go to I’ll also be having a book launch at Webster’s Bookstore and CafĂ© on July 30th from 2 – 4 pm, so be sure to support your local bookstore and snag a copy signed by yours truly. Speaking of which, you can win a FREE signed copy at Click below to enter.


Goodreads Book Giveaway

Storm Shelter by J.L. Delozier

Storm Shelter

by J.L. Delozier

Giveaway ends July 15, 2017.

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Just For Fun


People think my biggest barrier to writing is my day job. True – who couldn’t use more time? The truth, though, is far more nefarious. My four cats love nothing more than to sit on my notebooks and keyboard. They stop at nothing to divert my attention from my writing to a more worthy target – themselves!

What? Am I bothering you?


Peek a boo!