The ideas for my fiction come from current events that are not necessarily carried in mainstream media. I start with an issue and then wrap a story around it. This way, the reader becomes exposed to a topic with significant political, environmental, health, or social … Read More
P.J. Allen’s home is in Frederick, MD. She earned a Ph.D. in Communication from Florida State University and works to promote education and health in developing countries in Asia, Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Allen is also a licensed acupuncturist. Lies Beneath Elliott City is her third novel, following the publication of Deadly Untruths, a political thriller, and The Yeti Quotient, a mystery. Her next novel depicts paranormal investigations by the Dulany Team in historic Frederick, Maryland.
You need to read this interesting yet entertaining book and uncover the deadly untruths. Excellent critique of the administration in Washington and their use/abuse of the media, written with such style it gives even the most cynical reader a chill.
P.J. Allen’s second novel confirms her as a first rate storyteller. This mystery depicts the difference between doing good for people versus doing well for the oligarchs, with action in Nepal and China, churned up by political machinations in Washington, DC.
briskly paced… expositions of the internal workings of the U.S. government—specifically the Senate and the lobbies—indicate exhaustive research or familiarity with the halls of power. Allen has a knack for keeping the reader enthralled by the suspense.
P.J. Allen’s fictional writing began in 2004 when she stumbled across an article about a particular practice the U.S. and the U.K. used in conflicts that has serious consequences far beyond its use in … Read More