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Jessica Andersen

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About this author

Jessica S. Andersen is an American writer of mystery and medical romances. She obtained a PhD in Genetics, but when she finally settles on a single career, she will have been many things: a doctor of molecular genetics, a patent agent, a freelance editor, a professional horse trainer and riding coach, a fiance and the proud owner of a pair of corgis. But if you ask her who she is, Jessica will say, "I'm a writer. The rest is all background research."

Jessica lives in a smal farm in eastern Conneticut with her own personal hero, Brian, as well as the corgis, two cats and a handful of young horses, who she claims are investments but never seem to get sold.

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My first steampunk :)

The first time I finished this one, I probably would've given it 3.5 or 4 stars, because I found the romantic elements inconsistent, and felt like it had two climactic battles rather than a consistent ramp-up to one Big Fight .....more
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Although light on the tech and heavy on the sensuality, I really enjoyed this SFR, and am looking forward to the next one!
Jessica Andersen said "yes" to attending Fiction Fest
date: April 25, 2010 08:30AM
location: Meriden CT, Meriden, CT, The United States
description: I'll be hanging out, helping out, giving a workshop on submissions, and signing books at the afternoon bookfair. Google 'CTRWA Fiction Fest' fmi!
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“Being brave isn't about being unafraid. It's about functioning through the fear.”
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Do you want a second group read for May? Maybe you do not want to read the book which polled top? We do have the other reads up but if you have not read the series yet these are books 8 and 10!

Second/alternative group read please - Kiss of Midnight by Lara Adrian
  11 votes 42.3%

I'm happy with what we've got
  11 votes 42.3%

Second/alternative group read please - Nightkeepers by Jessica Andersen
  2 votes 7.7%

I'd rather do an alternative read as a buddy read
  1 vote 3.8%

Other - please add comment
  1 vote 3.8%

26 total votes
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