Sally Jo Pitts


Sally Jo brings a career of experience in affairs of the heart to the fiction page. She is a private investigator, licensed lie detection examiner, and retired guidance counselor with over twenty years teaching experience in the field of marriage and family living.

She writes what she likes to read–faith-based stories steeped in the mysteries of life and love that will inspire and encourage the reader.

When she is not dreaming up things to investigate for her web blog and complicating her life, she is searching out ways to complicate life for her fictional characters who are ultimately trying to discover God’s purpose in their lives.

You are invited to visit the quaint fictional town of Hamilton Harbor in her first books, And Then Blooms Love and Stumbling Upon Romance.

More about the author and things she investigates can be found at


An unexpected autumn discovery

It’s election time…

something is amiss…

Private Investigator Robert Grey, a former state agent with a tarnished reputation, and his intern Jane Carson arrive in Pine Bluff, Alabama. Initially working a voter fraud case, they find themselves in the middle of a homicide and their client, the local sheriff, is the prime suspect.

Challenged with finding a murderer and grappling with career doubts of their own, the PIs are pitted against Robert’s nemesis.

With a man’s life at stake, can this unlikely duo find vindication while untangling the mysterious maze of suspects and motives hidden within the colored cloak of autumn? AMAZON