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Some kids want to grow up to be doctors, or movie stars, or political assassins. Me, I wanted to draw comic books. Not Archie comics, either—superhero comic books. Maybe it was all the heavily muscled guys in spandex…

Around the time I was 15, I realized that as much as I enjoyed drawing (note that I’m saying nothing about the quality of those pics), it was a lot of fun putting words in the characters’ mouths. I didn’t know the term “fanfic” back then, but I started writing stories about the X-Men, Alpha Flight, and the Teen Titans. Didn’t do anything with those stories, other than horrify my mother. She asked why I couldn’t write nice stories, you know, about bunnies. Nope—me, I wanted to write about power. About magic. About hot guys in sp...more


I’m slowly, finally, writing The Book of Jezebel. This will be the complete story of how Jezebel officially challenges the King of Hell in an effort to stop Armageddon. It will be one book, a standalone, written so that it’s OK if you haven’t read the four books in the Hell on Earth series (Hell’s Belles; The Road to Hell, Hotter than Hell; Hell to Pay) or any of the Hell short stories and nove...

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Hell's Belles (Hell on Eart...
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The Road to Hell (Hell on E...
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“And oil's not supposed to mix with water. But then someone invented mayonnaise, and wham - instant mixing.”
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“Prove it. I'll measure your words against your actions, and from that I will determine your worth.”
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“If Melissa Miller were an artist, she would have painted the world in vicious streaks of red. Nothing like Picasso's rose period, all soft and cheerful and so optimistic that it made you want to puke. Missy's red phase would have been brutal and bright enough to cut your eyes. Missy's art would have been honest.”
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Jordan Scott Hey, thanks for adding me. I loved Hunger(reminded me of a dear friend of mine that died November 2009) and Rage(reminded me of myself) and can't wait to read more of your books!


message 6: by L.D.

L.D. Rose Hey Jackie!

Thanks so much for the add! :D

Best,
Linda D.


message 5: by Leigh

Leigh Jackie wrote: "Leigh wrote: "hiya, Jackie - i just finished Hell to Pay, and while i loved it, i was shocked that it just ended! Bless me!! i need more!! well, wasn't I just tickled pink to see that you plan t..."

Awesome - thanks!!! Looking forward to it!! :)


Jackie Kessler Leigh wrote: "hiya, Jackie - i just finished Hell to Pay, and while i loved it, i was shocked that it just ended! Bless me!! i need more!! well, wasn't I just tickled pink to see that you plan to continue the..."

Heya, Leigh:

I'm so glad you enjoyed H2$!!! I hope to start P&P book 1 around Halloween -- I have a few things ahead of it in the queue. :)


message 3: by Leigh

Leigh hiya, Jackie - i just finished Hell to Pay, and while i loved it, i was shocked that it just ended! Bless me!! i need more!! well, wasn't I just tickled pink to see that you plan to continue the plot into a new series, Pit and Paradise!! WOOT!! Jezzie's story, the love she strives for, and the battle about to ensue w/ Michael, definitely needs to be told! do you have any plans about when the first P&P will be released?

thank you again, for another great book! i so enjoy your very witty and sharp writing!! :)


Jackie Kessler Beth wrote: "Hi Jackie,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!"


No no no -- thank YOU! :)


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Beth Hi Jackie,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!


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