J. Anderson Coats

J. Anderson Coats

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J. Anderson Coats has dug for crystals, held Lewis and Clark’s original hand-written journal and been a mile underground. She has a cool surgery scar unrelated to childbirth, she reads Latin, and she's been given the curse of Cromwell on a back-road in Connemara. On a clear day, she can see the Olympic mountains from her front window. On the foggy ones, she can smell the Puget Sound.

J writes historical fiction set in the middle ages that routinely includes too much violence, name-calling and petty vandalism perpetrated by badly-behaved young people. THE WICKED AND THE JUST (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012) is her first book.

J. Anderson Coats isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but she does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from her feed.

I’ll be at the Vegas Valley Book Festival on October 17, talking about alternate secondary worlds and universal truths with Brian Yansky, Amber Garr, Tim Wynne-Jones, and C.L. Gaber. Our panel is from 1:45-2:45 at the YA tent, and there’ll be a signing right afterward. If you’re in town, come say hello!

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Average rating: 3.67 · 1,706 ratings · 443 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
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“Charming. We're going to be murdered in our beds.”
J. Anderson Coats, The Wicked and the Just

“Even better. We're going to be murdered in our beds by infidels.”
J. Anderson Coats, The Wicked and the Just

“God save me ere I have any babies. They are grabby, clingy creatures who steal your figure and always want a ribbon or a wooden sword. And who sometimes make you die bearing them.”
J. Anderson Coats, The Wicked and the Just


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