Jana Deleon

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Jana Deleon

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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jana DeLeon was raised in southwest Louisiana among the bayous and gators. Her hometown is Carlyss, but you probably won't find it on a map. Her family owned a camp located on a bayou just off the Gulf of Mexico that you could only get there by boat. The most important feature was the rope hammock hanging in the shade on a huge deck that stretched out over the water where Jana spent many hours reading books.

Jana and her brother spent thousands of hours combing the bayous in a flat-bottom aluminum boat, studying the natural habitat of many birds, nutria and alligators. She would like you to know that no animals were injured during these "studies," but they kept makers of peroxide in business.


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" LOL Ian!

Watched Sharknado and loved it. Great campy fun. Watching Ghost Shark now. :)
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" I finally got so bored, I didn't finish watching it. I need to look it up on Wikipedia and see how it ends. "
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“I've barely said five words to you. What indication could you possibly have that I am a Yankee?"

"Well, we could start with the words 'what indication.' Someone from south of the Mason-Dixon would have said, 'Who the hell are you calling a Yankee?' Then we would have fought.”
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“Facebook had to be the biggest playground for self-absorbed assholes that the world had ever seen.”
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“Are you sure you weren't adopted?"
"Mom would like to think so, but it was a natural birth, so her memory's real clear.”
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Julie Jana are you going to write any more books about Mudbug or the Miss Fortune Mystery? Love these books!

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