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Signed Books

Looking to treat yourself—or find something special for the reader or writer in your life?

It would be my honor to sign and personalize any of my books for you.

You’ll find a selection of my books on writing craft and Josie mysteries below.

Purchasing the book as a gift? Don’t forget to specify how you’d like the book/s personalized in the order notes during checkout!


Mastering Plot Twists is a master class in crafting plots that twist and turn.

—Hallie Ephron, NY Times bestselling author


Cleland has created an appealing character in Josie, who has grown and prospered in a most satisfying way… engaging and ingenious.

—Publishers Weekly


On when and how to make promises and reveal information, read Mastering Suspense, Structure and Plot.

—Dan Brown


Cleland maintains tension from the opening pages right up to the surprise conclusion. Miss Austen would approve.

—Publishers Weekly


Cleland reveals the secret to writing page-turners that sell. A must-have for every writer's bookshelf!

—Paula Munier, author of Plot Perfect


A unique and absolutely invaluable toolbox for any author (new or experienced) who wants to produce a riveting, twisty, un-putdownable page turner. And who doesn’t?

—Kate Brown

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