The Novels of Jon Foyt

Recent and Coming

Homeward Bound--But what if there is no Home?

Everyone says they have an answer for the Homeless.

After reading this novel, what will be your solution?

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About the Author

    Along with his late wife Lois, Jon Foyt began writing novels 30 years ago, following careers in radio, commercial banking, and real estate development. He holds degrees in journalism and an MBA from Stanford and 90 hours toward a masters in historic preservation from the University of Georgia. Jon is a former marathon runner (60 races), hiker, and a political columnist in Rossmoor, an active adult retirement community near San Francisco.

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                              Marcel Proust in Taos

     Los Alamos physicist Christopher retires to Taos, New Mexico to write a novel about nuclear terrorism. There he meets aspiring artist Marlene, and the two fall in love. They open a microbrewery and find themselves confronting terrorism of a new sort—in unmapped emotional territory. Click here to Read the Kirkus Review.

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Time to Retire

       Mystery and Romance abound in this novel set in an active adult retirement community. Follow local reporters, Willy (himself nearing retirement) and Sally, as they investigate the suicide of a prominent resident and the lifestyles of aging retirees.

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Shakespeare’s The Winters Tale

set in N California

Offshore Trusts in Switzerland and the


Zuni Pueblo Artist Meets a Cyberspace


Running a Marathon

amidst Nuclear Waste

An Ohio Socialite joins the WWII WACS

Royal Romance in a Retirement Community and in Albania

Preservation versus Progress, a Bullet

Train Threatens Ruins

The Back Story

of the Erie Canal