Post: BJ Mayo Official Blog

Greetings Everyone and welcome to the BJ Mayo blog.

My first book “ Alfie Carter” will be officially published on January 19,2021. Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing out of New York City. It is marketed by Simon and Schuster, also out of NYC. It can be ordered on my website and on the links provided on the website: Barnes & Nobles, Walmart, BAM, Simon & Schuster and others. I sincerely hope you enjoy reading this first novel. There are several others in progress.

Sparrows of Montenegro: Western. Fiction. Circa. 1870 timeframe set in Mexico and Texas. This book has an official publish date of Jan 4th, 2022. Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing out of NYC and marketed by Simon and Schuster out of NYC. This book can be pre-ordered now via : Simon & Schuster Sparrows of Montenegro. You can see the actual cover for the book. The blurb is a placeholder only. It is my great honor that Bob Lewis (Tumbleweed Smith/ Author of “ Under the Chinaberry Tree” and legendary Hall of Fame Broadcaster (Sounds of Texas) will write the cover blurb commentary for this book. This novel will also be advertised in several publications as well as featured on a 10-day Blog Tour with Lone Star Literary Life Magazine.

The Ferrier: Fiction with broad array of wonderful photography.

Two Step: Western fiction set in Minnesota, Montana and Arizona. Dual story lines of four 60 plus year old women from Minnesota as their lives cross with four older cowboys from Montana at a Wyoming Dude Ranch. Biases and conflict on both sides are brought to the fore.

Javier and Humberto: The chronicles of two Spanish Angels assigned to guard the lives and well being of young boys raised far away from the city during their sometimes violent and turbulent teenage years.

Archie of Weedpatch: Fiction: Set in California labor camp during the Great Depression.

I will be posting a periodic update to my blog site and will feature new photos from various places of interest.

July 2021

July 8th: Interview by Bob Lewis (Tumbleweed Smith) Broadcast on his syndicated radio broadcasts.

July 10th: Settles Hotel Big Spring, Texas
Book Signing and interview with Adrienne Green (KBST Media Group)

July 10th: Big Spring, Texas Heritage Museum
Book signing and interview with NewsWest9- Midland, Texas

August 2021

San Angelo Lifestyle Magazine
Q&A interview with phone interview to follow

Will be featured in their Fall & Winter magazine with photos

Famous Farm Quote for the day: “Never give your wife money when you forgot her birthday.”

Until next time


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  1. Alfie Carter is AMAZING! A well written novel of faith, grit, and perseverance! I’m so glad I went on this journey with Alfie as it puts so many things into a unique perspective!

  2. Excellent book start to finish.
    I do not consider myself an avid reader but this book grabbed me and I could not let go.
    Wonderful storytelling, Bob. Cannot wait for your next one to come out!

  3. Fantastic Bob!! In suspense from start to finish. Great characters, best ending to any book I have read. Can’t wait until your next book is out.

  4. Read the entire book in one day, which is astonishing for me as I do not consider myself an avid reader. This book grabs you and won’t let go! I found myself falling in love with the characters and just could not stop reading! Great literary work and I look forward to future books! Who knows? I may become an avid reader in my old age!

  5. Congratulations! Who knew you had all these books in you waiting to come out. I just started and am already hooked in the first few pages. Proud and happy for you.

  6. Congratulations BJ. I just started and I’m on chapter 6. Great so far!

    You and Alfie are both track stars.

  7. I look forward to reading your first book and also the ones that follow. I’m especially interested in the book Two Step that is mentioned.