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Jemiah Jefferson

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African American horror author and Dark Horse comics editor. Her Voice of Blood series introduces the smart, beautiful, sexy and vicious vampires of Portland.

Jemiah Jefferson was born in Denver, Colorado. Her childhood consisted of a steady diet of AM radio, New Wave and disco, music videos, Star Wars, and resenting the strictures of school. At an age too early to remember, she began making up stories populated by vivid characters. Combined with a compulsive urge to write commentary and reactions in the margins of books she read and re-read, she found that these increasingly-complex stories demanded to be written down.

Her first printed work, St*rf*ck*ng, a group of short erotic stories with a touch of celebrity obsession, was published by l
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Average rating: 3.96 · 1,227 ratings · 121 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
Voice Of The Blood
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 276 ratings — published 2001 — 10 editions
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Wounds
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 131 ratings — published 2002 — 8 editions
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Fiend
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 2005 — 8 editions
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A Drop of Scarlet
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 2007 — 8 editions
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Mixtape for the Apocalypse
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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st*rf*ck*ng
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FirstWorld (Web Novel)
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2008
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