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Jordan Castillo Price

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About this author

Author and artist Jordan Castillo Price is the owner of JCP Books LLC. Her paranormal thrillers are colored by her time in the midwest, from inner city Chicago, to small town Wisconsin, to liberal Madison.

Jordan is best known as the author of the PsyCop series, an unfolding tale of paranormal mystery and suspense starring Victor Bayne, a gay medium who's plagued by ghostly visitations. Also check out her new series, Mnevermind, where memories are made...one client at a time.

With her education in fine arts and practical experience as a graphic designer, Jordan set out to create high quality ebooks with lavish cover art, quality editing and gripping content. The result is JCP Books, offering stories you'll want to read again and again.


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Jordan Castillo Price I think about that a lot, because Camp Hell was such a formative experience for Vic, and I think he would have been entirely different if not for the…moreI think about that a lot, because Camp Hell was such a formative experience for Vic, and I think he would have been entirely different if not for the coping behaviors he learned there. Essentially, he'd be a lot like Crash in certain ways.

The function of Crash in the series is not to provide relationship tension between Vic and Jacob, but rather to demonstrate what Vic might have been, had his life gone a different direction early on. The attraction between Vic and Crash has less to do with sex and more to do with mirroring. They see parts of themselves in each other, but in each case, it's the "path not taken" that they're yearning for, or at least curious about.

So as to going mad, no, that doesn't feel like Vic to me. He'd probably deny and minimize and play off the stuff he saw as being something less than what it was. No way would he have ended up as a cop. As a surly punk rocker, he hated the police on principle. He'd probably have ended up with a throwaway job that felt unsatisfying for reasons he didn't understand, and he'd take drugs more for recreation than escape.(less)
Jordan Castillo Price Hi Tammi! Victor is a pretty unreliable narrator, which adds suspense to the storyline. Sometimes he's right, and sometimes he's phenomenally wrong.…moreHi Tammi! Victor is a pretty unreliable narrator, which adds suspense to the storyline. Sometimes he's right, and sometimes he's phenomenally wrong. When he thought Jacob was only into his psychic abilities, it was because he doesn't view himself as a desirable person.

I didn't doubt Jacob's intentions for even a nanosecond, since as the author, I'm privy to what everyone's thinking.

Thanks for the question!(less)
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Among the Living (PsyCop, #1)
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Criss Cross (PsyCop, #2)
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Camp Hell (PsyCop, #5)
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Secrets (PsyCop, #4)
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Body and Soul (PsyCop, #3)
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Meatworks by Jordan Castillo Price
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“I'd blow someone for a valium," I said in Jacob's ear.
"Maybe he's got one... but try offering a hand-job first so you retain some leverage.”
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“I really hate threesomes when one of the participants is dead.”
Jordan Castillo Price, Among the Living

“What the fuck happened to you? [...] You look like you lost a fight with a lamprey. Hickey, hickey...bruise, bruise, bruise...bite. I thought that thing on your neck the other day was just a fluke. I guess not--looks like you get off on picking up a few souvenirs when you...get off. ~Crash”
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Jordan Castillo Price Lege wrote: "Thanks for add, Jordan! :)

Meatworks rocked my world. :)"


I saw from you lovely review. Thank you so much!


message 22: by Lege

Lege Thanks for add, Jordan! :)

Meatworks rocked my world. :)


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Jordan Castillo Price Joanna wrote: "Thanks for the add! I am VERY new goodreads and Meatworks is one of my two (!) want-to-reads. It sounds awesome."

After dragging my feet four a couple of years finishing the book, I'm really eager to get it out now!

Welcome to Goodreads...try not to get drunk and read evil reviews and be tempted to reply :D

I'm finally figuring out how to use the parts of GR I like without seeing the ugly parts.


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Joanna Chambers Thanks for the add! I am VERY new goodreads and Meatworks is one of my two (!) want-to-reads. It sounds awesome.


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Jordan Castillo Price Santino wrote: "I am SO HYPED for your new book!"

I love hearing that! It's edgier than I normally write so I'm hoping to get it in the hands of readers who are looking for that sort of thing.


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Santino Hassell I thought we were too but I think it's because I already was following you :D :D :D

I am SO HYPED for your new book!


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Jordan Castillo Price Heidi wrote: "Dude! What the hell, how were we not friends...

I"m gonna fan you now too JUST FOR THAT."


I know, I saw your pic under a suggested friend list and thought, "Really? We're not?"


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Heidi Cullinan Dude! What the hell, how were we not friends...

I"m gonna fan you now too JUST FOR THAT.


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Jordan Castillo Price Stacey wrote: "So excited for the new PsyCop book:) It comes out just time for my 10 hour bus journey home from London. Don't think I have ever looked forward to doing that trip before:)"

Woo hoo, perfect timing!


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Stacey So excited for the new PsyCop book:) It comes out just time for my 10 hour bus journey home from London. Don't think I have ever looked forward to doing that trip before:)


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Ann Jordan wrote: "Ann wrote: "ACK! Don't tell me about another series :)!"
I checked it out from the library and then bought it in hardback so I could really savor it on the re-read."


Hey, I remember libraries! I even have a card, I should dust it off and use it now :)


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Jordan Castillo Price Ann wrote: "ACK! Don't tell me about another series :)!"
I checked it out from the library and then bought it in hardback so I could really savor it on the re-read.


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Ann Jordan wrote: "Ann wrote: "Thanks so much Jordan, I started Among The Living and now I have to hibernate until I complete the whole series - I KNEW that was going to happen :)."

Oh, how flattering! I love that f..."


ACK! Don't tell me about another series :)! I still have two of yours to go after this one!


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Jordan Castillo Price Ann wrote: "Thanks so much Jordan, I started Among The Living and now I have to hibernate until I complete the whole series - I KNEW that was going to happen :)."

Oh, how flattering! I love that feeling. Last time it happened to me I'd discovered Holly Blacks Curse Workers series.


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Ann Thanks so much Jordan, I started Among The Living and now I have to hibernate until I complete the whole series - I KNEW that was going to happen :).


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Piper Vaughn Thanks for the friend request. :)


Jordan Castillo Price Urbanista wrote: "But I'm doing this! It's only write, cause I enjoyed the books SO. Much. "

I can't wait to hear what you think. A lot of times readers will send me a totally awesome email about something in one of my stories that touched them, and this email would easily make a fantastic review! I think there's something daunting about posting A Review in public.

Funny story, twelve years ago I left a review of a VCR on Amazon and for some reason (I got an email asking me a question about it and I'm like "what VCR? That was a million years ago") and I went back and looked and saw several people had marked the review as "unhelpful". I mean, really, get a life people.


Urbanista Oh dear. i apologize. I'm not good at writing reviews. Yet, I understand how important they are. So, I'm laboriously writing reviews of each Turbulence. It's going to take a while-- I was rereading them, then got distracted. And sicky.

I'm going to post my scatterbrained reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. I wish I was better at this. I'm a great reader who (despite four gruelling years of grad school) don't not ain't a writer. But I'm doing this! It's only write, cause I enjoyed the books SO. Much. It's only a few words of write, that I nonetheless want to be effective. And effusive.

Sorry I didn't write the reviews right after I gobbled up the books. That's the best way to do it. I'm on #4 in my OCD reread. Reviews are on the way, slowly but sholy.


Jordan Castillo Price Cole wrote: "How did this happen? I thought we were friend already! Shows what I know, thanks for making it permanent :D"

I could have sworn we were too...no idea.


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Cole Riann How did this happen? I thought we were friend already! Shows what I know, thanks for making it permanent :D


Bdbaficionada Thanks for accepting.


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Nikki Thank for accepting!


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Jason Huffman-black Thanks for the friend request! :) Goodreads just didn't know we were friends. ~smooches~


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