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Book Review: Born of Persuasion

blog jessica dottaUpon her mother’s death, seventeen-year old Julia Elliston finds herself destitute and alone, save for the anonymous guardian who plans to send her to Scotland as a servant.

Displeased with her only option for survival, Julia travels to the home of her youth hoping to marry Edward, her childhood love, only to find him changed—for the worse. Read the rest of this entry »

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It’s Here!

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   Available at Amazon in print and digital.

             And Barnes & Noble

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Coming in April!

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           Available April 2013

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Kiss Me Awake

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             Read an excerpt

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Book Review: Double Blind

blog double blind coverLisa Newberry is a depressed young woman. Suddenly widowed, and a survivor of a violent attack, she can barely make it through the day. But when she learns of an experimental program that claims to heal depression her hope is revived. Accepted into the medical study, Lisa undergoes surgery and has a computer chip implanted into her brain.

But something isn’t right. Something terrible is happening to her. Whatever has been unleashed is worse than the grief, more debilitating than the depression and now Lisa is pleading with the organization to remove the chip. Read the rest of this entry »

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Thumbs Up!

Call me strange, but I like to read the negative book reviews of authors I like. I do it to build up my own immunity for when my novel is released and also to get an idea of what it is that puts readers off.

The reviews I read are mostly for Christian novels since my writing falls into that category and I could say I have discovered a few things by reading them, but that would imply that what I learned was some new concept when it was just a reminder of what I already knew: Read the rest of this entry »

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Finding Your Story

You know you have it in you to write. You can see the character’s faces and hear their voices. The names you’ve christened them with are as familiar to you as a close family member. You even have a few scenes rolling around in your head that excite you. But what do you do when you’re missing the most important element to bring it all together? What do you do when you just don’t have a story?

When you find yourself in this place, look no further than what’s happening around you. Truth really isn’t stranger than fiction. If truth be told, no pun intended, fiction is real life that happens to fake people. Read the rest of this entry »

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