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J.A. Rock is the author of queer romance and suspense novels, including BY HIS RULES, TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME, and, with Lisa Henry, THE GOOD BOY and WHEN ALL THE WORLD SLEEPS. She holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Alabama and a BA in theater from Case Western Reserve University. J.A. also writes queer fiction and essays under the name Jill Smith. Raised in Ohio and West Virginia, she now lives in Chicago with her dog, Professor Anne Studebaker.

The Subs Club is the winner of the 2016 National Leather Association-International Pauline Reage Novel Award! I'm very honored to be in such fine company *wishes Rachel Kramer Bussel would hang out with me.* See the full list of NLA-I Award winners here, and check out their books and articles if you haven't already, because they are fantastic.

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Published on April 22, 2016 16:51
Average rating: 3.92 · 14,229 ratings · 2,850 reviews · 28 distinct works · Similar authors
By His Rules

3.69 avg rating — 1,548 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Calling the Show

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The Subs Club (The Subs Clu...

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Wacky Wednesday

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The Brat Whisperer

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Pain Slut (The Subs Club, #2)

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Take the Long Way Home

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The Next Step

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J.A. Rock Mel *I guess nowt changes except ourselves* wrote: "Hey :-) Feels a lot better right away... It was great meeting you!"

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Mel Hey :-) Feels a lot better right away... It was great meeting you!


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J.A. Rock No, I'm so happy!! I can't believe we weren't friends here yet.


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J.A. Rock Emma wrote: "thank you for the friendvite :)"
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J.A. Rock Sammy2006 wrote: "Hey there girlie!!!

It was so very nice to meet you!!! You are simply lovely! My best to you--ordered up your book and can't wait to read it!!! Good luck with the rest of the semester! Come vi..."


Hi Sammy!

I had such a good time with you all on Saturday! I can't wait to check out your reviews and recommendations -- my reading list is growing like crazy. Wonderful to meet you!


Sammy Goode Hey there girlie!!!

It was so very nice to meet you!!! You are simply lovely! My best to you--ordered up your book and can't wait to read it!!! Good luck with the rest of the semester! Come visit with us again soon!


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