CJ Ives Lopez, a proud 20-year Air Force veteran, originally hails from Festus, Missouri, before relocating to Indianapolis, Indiana. After her distinguished military service, she founded The Authors Porch (opens in new tab) leading the organization for four years before refocusing on her writing.

As a best-selling, multiple award-winning author in various genres; including heartwarming children's stories under her Pen name Auntie Nann; CJ's literary journey is a testament to the transformative power of pursuing dreams.

Explore CJ's captivating literary world and inspiring journey as she dives into diverse worlds with multiple pen names.

CJ Ives Lopez.

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48 Hours to Home

Battling ghosts of war, a soldier fights for his sanity and searches for redemption on the fragile edge between two worlds.

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25 Years to Life

In the backdrop of rural Iowa, ’25 Years to Life’ explores the enduring impact of a forbidden romance, weaving a tapestry of hidden truths, sacrifices, and the timeless power of love.

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