Welcome to L. J. Martin's Official Site

Welcome to L. J. Martin’s Official Site


L. J. Martin is the author of over 40 book length works from such major NY publishers as Bantam, Avon, and Pinnacle. His works of fiction include westerns, thrillers, mysteries, and historicals; and of non-fiction include a book on killing cancer (he’s a two time cancer survivor), a cookbook, a how-to book on writing, a book of cartoons, and a political thesis.  Many of his recent titles have been best sellers on the Number 1 bookseller in the world, Amazon.  His avocations include photography (with over 100 videos on Youtube (see ljmartinwolfpack), cooking (see wolfpackranch.com), travel, gardening, shooting, fishing and hunting.  L. J. lives in Montana with his wife, Kat, a NYT bestselling internationally published author of over 55 historical and romantic suspense novels.  When not writing, the Martin’s travel extensively, both stateside and abroad, gaining new material, making new friends, and enjoying this great world.  They live in Montana in the shadow of that state’s beautiful Sapphire Mountains, on a small horse ranch with the two million acre Lolo National Forest as their backyard, and winter in California near the Santa Barbara channel. L. J. is a member of The Society of Professional Journalists, Mystery Writers of America, Western Writers of America, Western Fictioneers, and Thriller Writers of America.  Accomplished in Western History, he’s available as a speaker on that subject and writing (see his Write CompellingFiction), and has spoken and given seminars at several writer’s conferences.

Connect with L.J. on facebook at L. J.Martin, Larry J. Martin, The Kitchen at Wolfpack Ranch and From The Pea Patch.

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Target Shy & Sexy

What’s easier for a search and destroy guy than a simple bodyguard gig, particularly when the body being guarded is on of America’s premiere country singers and the body is knockdown beautiful…until she’s abducted while he’s on his way to report for his new assignment. Who’d have guessed that the hunt for his employer would lead him into a nest of hard ass Albanians and he’d find himself between them and some bent nose boys from Vegas! Another in the highly acclaimed The Repairman Series…Mike Reardon is at it again.




Kat Martin - L J Martin - NYT Best Selling Author NYT bestselling author (and wife) Kat Martin

Currently living in Missoula, Montana, Kat is the New York Times bestselling author of over fifty Historical and Contemporary Romance Suspense novels. Before she started writing in 1985, Kat was a real estate broker. During that time, she met her husband, L. J. Martin, author of more than thirty books, both westerns and mysteries. Kat is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she majored in Anthropology and also studied History.

“I’ve always loved books. I was an avid reader, with any number of my own stories rolling around in my head. Writing them down seemed a logical step.”  Read More

Connect with Kat on facebook at Kat Martin .

“I love anything old,” Kat says. “I love to travel and especially like to visit the places where my books are set. My husband and I often stay in out-of-the-way inns and houses built in times past. It’s fun and it gives a wonderful sense of a by-gone era.”

El lazo

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