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Hi! I'm Jaime Rush, also known as Tina Wainscott, author of 24 books and 3 novellas, mostly paranormal romantic suspense. My first book was ON THE WAY TO HEAVEN (April 1995) and my new PNR series, called The Hidden, debuted with connected e-novellas, DRAGON MINE and DRAGON RISING.

Miami, a city of decadence, sunshine, and Dragons, Angels, and Sorcerers. As humans who hold the essence of ancient gods, Crescents walk the knife's edge between the mundane and the Hidden, a dangerous world of dark magick, deadly power, and hot passion.

My first Jaime Rush series, the Offspring (Avon Books/Harper Collins), is about a group of twenty-somethings with enhanced psychic abilities who discover they are the offspring of parents involved in a mysterious
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Violet snuggled closer, her face next to his. "Tell me what it's like to be you. To be respected, perhaps feared."

Kade chuckled, shaking his head. "The people whom I want to fear me—my opponents—aren't usually afraid of me. They think they're better, faster. They're usually wrong."

"Oh, and tell me what it's like to be so humble too, while you're at it."
Another laugh, as rich as whiskey. "Who ne... Read more of this blog post »
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“This would go a lot easier if you'd stop screaming in pain,' Zoe told the muscular man lying beneath her.”
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“Who else is going to do this job? What do you think that classified ad would read like? 'Dangerous job fighting otherworldly beings, no pay, fame or glory. Death possible. Slobber likely. Injuries always. Must distance yourself from family and friends for their protection.'" -- Cheveyo, Beyond the Darkness”
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Zoe met Eric's eyes. Even in her platforms she was still a few inches shorter than he was. "And what do you do?"

His mouth quirked. "I set people on fire.”
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Dark Bites (Dream-Hunter, #1; Hellchaser, #1; Were-Hunter, #1; Dark-Hunter, #2.5, 2.6, 7.5, 9.5, 9.6, 10.5) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Dark Bites by Sherrilyn Kenyon
(Dream-Hunter, #1; Hellchaser, #1; Were-Hunter, #1; Dark-Hunter, #2.5, 2.6, 7.5, 9.5, 9.6, 10.5)
 
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Forsaken (The World of Nightwalkers, #3) by Jacquelyn Frank
Forsaken by Jacquelyn Frank
(The World of Nightwalkers, #3)
 
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Magic Possessed (The Hidden, #2) by Jaime Rush
Magic Possessed by Jaime Rush
(The Hidden, #2)
 
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The Pretenders (The Cemetery Girl Trilogy, #1) by Charlaine Harris
The Pretenders by Charlaine Harris
(The Cemetery Girl Trilogy, #1)
 
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Fury of the Demon (Kara Gillian, #6) by Diana Rowland
Fury of the Demon by Diana Rowland
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Netherworld (The Chronicles of Diana Furnaval, #1) by Lisa Morton
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Zoe met Eric's eyes. Even in her platforms she was still a few inches shorter than he was. "And what do you do?"

His mouth quirked. "I set people on fire.”
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“Random line from BURNING DARKNESS: Fonda Raine stepped out of the back end of a month in hell a hardened warrior, ready to undertake the most important task of her life: kill Eric Aruda.”
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“Who else is going to do this job? What do you think that classified ad would read like? 'Dangerous job fighting otherworldly beings, no pay, fame or glory. Death possible. Slobber likely. Injuries always. Must distance yourself from family and friends for their protection.'" -- Cheveyo, Beyond the Darkness”
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Jaime Rush Melissa wrote: "Hi Jamie, thanx for the request. I never read Ivy Chronicles and can't seem to find it on goodreads. Can you post a link to my profile so I can check it out?? So nice to meet you and I'll see ya ..."

Hi, Melissa! I just now found these comments on my (many!) pages! So sorry. Here's a link to the books, which I misquoted...Envy, not Ivy. Oy!

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/65...


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Mary Thanks for accepting my friend request.
Have a nice weekend & Happy Reading! =)


Jennifer☠Pher☠ Thanks for the friendship!!!


message 13: by Melissa

Melissa Hi Jamie, thanx for the request. I never read Ivy Chronicles and can't seem to find it on goodreads. Can you post a link to my profile so I can check it out?? So nice to meet you and I'll see ya around!


Hazel G. (I ♥ Mancandy) *Craves the Angst Reviews* . Jamie,
Thank so much for the friend request! Its a pleasure to meet you and I look forward to reading some of your books! See ya around the Dangerous Hero Addicts Group!


message 11: by Autumn

Autumn Jaime,

So pleased to meet you... :)


~Melissa~ (~Cainis~ the Elf) Hi Jaime ~ thanks for the friendvite - see you around gotta have paranormal and dangerous hero groups!! ☺


Lady Jaye Hi Jaime,
thanks for the friendvite! See you around the dangerous hero addicts group :)!!


Christina Thx for the friendvite Jaime!


message 7: by Suzy

Suzy Thanks for the invite. :D
By the way I've just added "A Perfect Darkness" to my TR list... Sounds good!


Susan (Suz) Thanks for the friendvite Jamie!:)


message 5: by Drea

Drea Thanks for adding me and I'm looking forward to getting your books when I have the means. :) I'm glad that someone understands about the soldier situation and I'm sorry to hear about your loss.


Cassie JaimeRush wrote: "Cassie wrote: "Thank you for friending me! I need your help! I'm trying to write a book/series, and every time I try I get stuck at the begining. Then when I try to write the book, my story changes..."

Thank you for the advice. I'm just so frustrated about this.


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Jaime Rush Cassie wrote: "Thank you for friending me! I need your help! I'm trying to write a book/series, and every time I try I get stuck at the begining. Then when I try to write the book, my story changes. Do you have a..."

Hi, Cassie! Maybe you haven't gotten enough of the structure down. I'm new to series writing myself after having written 18 stand-alone books, and it's a different animal. You may be at the wrong beginning, too. Play with ideas and start at different points just for fun. And different characters. Something's stuck because it isn't right. Stories do change from the synopsis. I write from mine, but you should see all the scribbles where things have changed or been deleted or happened earlier than I'd planned. It's just a rough outline to help you move the story along and keep it on track. Don't sweat it.

A lot of writers get stuck in the middle, so hey, you're getting your stuckness out of the way in the beginning. :) Once you get past the hump, you'll be just fine. Start with action, too, something exciting or interesting going on right from the get-go. Don't set up the story or the character or the scene at the outset.

Good luck!
Jaime


Cassie Thank you for friending me! I need your help! I'm trying to write a book/series, and every time I try I get stuck at the begining. Then when I try to write the book, my story changes. Do you have any advice for me?


message 1: by ♥Miyuki♥ (last edited Oct 19, 2009 06:42AM)

♥Miyuki♥ Goco Your welcome jaime!! and thanks for adding me up =)


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