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Gini Koch

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Gini Koch writes the bestselling fast, fresh and funny Alien/Katherine “Kitty” Katt series for DAW Books, the Necropolis Enforcement Files series, and the Martian Alliance Chronicles series. Alien in the House, Book 7 in her long-running Alien series, won the RT Book Reviews Reviewer’s Choice Award as the Best Futuristic Romance of 2013. Book 11, Alien Separation, is coming May 2015.

As G.J. Koch she writes the Alexander Outland series and she’s made the most of multiple personality disorder by writing under a variety of other pen names as well, including Anita Ensal, Jemma Chase, A.E. Stanton, and J.C. Koch.

In addition to her upcoming Alien Series releases, Gini has stories featured in the Unidentified Funny Objects 3, Clockwork Universe:
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Gini Koch I keep a spreadsheet of the characters -- names, what book they came into the series on, who they're related to, what their talents are, etc. I…moreI keep a spreadsheet of the characters -- names, what book they came into the series on, who they're related to, what their talents are, etc. I usually don't have Character A say Character B's lines or do Character B's job. But I do sometimes forget that Characters D and F are in a scene...and then have to go back and ensure they get worked back into the scene smoothly. As for a special technique, I guess it's just all in my head, so it's all in my head, if you know what I mean. LOL(less)
Gini Koch That depends on sales, and I don't know what they are (may know when royalty statements come in, but I'm not sure how the audiobook company reports,…moreThat depends on sales, and I don't know what they are (may know when royalty statements come in, but I'm not sure how the audiobook company reports, so it's all a mystery right now). Penguin & DAW control that, so, if the sales on Touched were good, hopefully Tango will get its shot. (They make great Christmas gifts...just sayin'. LOL)(less)
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Happy Camp Alien release day! I'm heading out for Book Tour at the end of the week (more on that later) but there's much going on, starting with what all y'all have been waiting for -- Camp Alien is here!

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“My crazy's working a lot better than your sanity.”
Gini Koch, Touched by an Alien

“It's a snake, then.'

'Rattler?'

'Most likely.'

I was taking this extremely well. 'We have to kill it. By we, of course, I mean you. I'll stand here and scream.”
Gini Koch, Touched by an Alien

“We think a person should do right because it's right, not because their soul will be in eternal jeopardy if they don't toe the line.”
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Which series (with 10-12 published books as of 2014) would you like SOS to host as our next series read (one book a month)?

(Members are welcome to write-in any PNR/UF-related series that fits the above criteria)

Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, #1) by Kim Harrison
Rachel Morgan by Kim Harrison
 
  7 votes, 35.0%

Touched by an Alien (Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #1) by Gini Koch
Katherine "Kitty" Katt by Gini Koch
Books #11-12 due in 2015 (May & Dec respectively)
 
  6 votes, 30.0%

Tempting Danger (World of the Lupi, #1) by Eileen Wilks
World of Lupi by Eileen Wilks
 
  2 votes, 10.0%

Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1) by Chloe Neill
Chicagoland Vampires by Chloe Neill
Books #11 due in 2015
 
  2 votes, 10.0%

Bitten (Women of the Otherworld #1) by Kelley Armstrong
Women of the Otherworld by Kelley Armstrong
 
  1 vote, 5.0%

Kitty and the Midnight Hour (Kitty Norville #1) by Carrie Vaughn
Kitty Norville by Carrie Vaughn
 
  1 vote, 5.0%

Shadow Game (GhostWalkers #1) by Christine Feehan
GhostWalkers by Christine Feehan
 
  1 vote, 5.0%

Ill Wind (Weather Warden, #1) by Rachel Caine & Undone (Outcast Season, #1) by Rachel Caine
Weather Warden and Outcast by Rachel Caine
 
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The Darkest Night (Lords of the Underworld, #1) by Gena Showalter
Lords of the Underworld by Gena Showalter
 
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Kiss of Midnight (Midnight Breed, #1) by Lara Adrian
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Gini Koch Soo wrote: "=D Nice to find you on GR! Girls, Guns & Grimoires group is reading Touched by an Alien as the BOM. You should stop by later this month and talk with us. That would be cool. I think the series is g..."

Oh, that's awesome, and I'd love to stop by! I'm on deadline for Book 8/Alien Research right now, but later in the month should work out great. Book 7/Alien in the House releases on May 7th, so later April is a good time. :-D

This would be my first Goodreads book club visit, so I'm not sure on how it all works. LOL Do we set up a time, just post randomly throughout the day, etc.?

Looking forward to it, whatever it turns out to be!

Love,
Gini


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Gini Koch Eliott wrote: "Thanks for being my friend!"

AND, just saw this as well (Goodreads needs to make a better "you have mail/comments" button or something, LOL). You're very welcome! {HUGS}


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Gini Koch Mary wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request.
Have a great weekend & Happy Reading! =)
Cheers, Mary"


Wow, JUST saw this! Sorry for the late reply, and you're very welcome! {HUGS}


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Soo =D Nice to find you on GR! Girls, Guns & Grimoires group is reading Touched by an Alien as the BOM. You should stop by later this month and talk with us. That would be cool. I think the series is going to become a Buddy Read.


Eliott McKay Thanks for being my friend!


message 1: by Mary

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


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