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Jana Oliver is an international bestselling author who lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Her novels have won numerous awards, including the Prism Award, the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery and Supense as well as the National Readers' Choice Award.

Her novels cross many genres, including Young Adult (the Demon Trappers Series, Briar Rose), time travel/historical mystery (The Time Rovers Series) and paranormal romance (Tangled Souls).

She is happiest when she's researching urban legends, peering at old maps and adding to her growing collection of single malt Scotch.




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I hope to visit Europe one of these days. I've never been. And Germany is definitely on my list of "must visit countries"!
Jana Oliver I have all these stories in my head and they want to be told, so I really have no choice. It's a wonderful task bringing those characters to life,…moreI have all these stories in my head and they want to be told, so I really have no choice. It's a wonderful task bringing those characters to life, watch them grow across the pages. Even better when those characters are in a series because I can "hang" with them even longer.

In short -- either I write my stories or the "voices in my head" are going to drive me batty. (less)
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2014_09_14_0022Portland and Seattle


The spouse and I usually have one big holiday a year and this time we went to the Northwest United States, a combo of planes and trains getting us around.


Neither of us had ever been to Portland so it was a wonderful surprise, a very open and pretty town that boasts a ton of bicyclists and a really healthy lifestyle. The local Portlanders were physically fit. In fact, if som...

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“The End is Nigh!" the man shouted.
"Is there still time for hot chocolate?" Riley asked.
The-End-is-Nigh guy blinked. "Ah, maybe, I don’t know.”
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“Here I am with a seriously hunky guy and I'm covered in demon pee. Why does the universe hate me?”
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“What did ya learn from this dumbass stunt?”
Here's where she was supposed to apologize, promise to be a good little girl and never do anything like this again.
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Riley locked eyes with him. “I learned that the Holy Water better be fresh, that I need practice throwing the spheres, and that someone has to watch my back so asshats don't steal my demons.”
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message 15: by Andrea

Andrea Thank you so much for accepting my friend request!!! :)


message 14: by Jana

Jana Oliver Mistress Moon -

Wow, I really need to check my emails out here more often. (sighs).

The third book is out (FORGIVEN), though the cover now matches the UK books instead of the US ones. I understand the OCD thing, really I do. ;-)

Jana


message 13: by Jana

Jana Oliver Kayleigh,

Thank you for reading my books!

I have read the Morganville Vampire series and I love them! They rock.

Jana


Kayleigh ClaireDanvers  ClaireBear Grennan Thank you for being my friend! and I am thanking you for writing such amazing books! I have cried through these and they made my life whole! THANK YOU!!! :)


message 11: by Moekari

Moekari Katoa kiorana Jana

thank you for adding me and thank you for writing something so different that makes me want and need to read more about Riley!


message 10: by NocturnalRavings(Jodie) (last edited Aug 23, 2012 03:26PM)

NocturnalRavings(Jodie) Is there going to be a US edition for the third Demon Trappers book? Hopefully with a matching cover,because my OCD likes matching covers. :D


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message 8: by Jana

Jana Oliver Sangria3 wrote: "Hi Jana! Thanks for your friendship! :)
I own Demon Trappers # 0.5 and #1 - I can't wait to read them. Should I start with #0.5 first or #1?"


My heavens! I should check my comments more often. Sorry! RETRO DEMONOLOGY is Riley's first solo trapping experience so if you want to get a taste her life, that'd be a good place to start.


message 7: by Katie

Katie Hi Jana, thanks for adding me!!


Sangria Hi Jana! Thanks for your friendship! :)
I own Demon Trappers # 0.5 and #1 - I can't wait to read them. Should I start with #0.5 first or #1?


message 5: by Jana

Jana Oliver Hope you enjoy it, Charlotte.


Charlotte Thanks so much for adding me! I'm really looking forward to reading the second part of Demon Trappers.


message 3: by Jana

Jana Oliver My pleasure!


message 2: by Becca

Becca Thx so much for adding me :)


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