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J.A. Konrath

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Joe Konrath has written over a dozen novels in the Lt. Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels thriller series. They do not have to be read chronologically to be enjoyed, but the order is: Whiskey Sour, Bloody Mary, Rusty Nail, Dirty Martini, Fuzzy Navel, Cherry Bomb, Shaken, Stirred, Rum Runner, Last Call, White Russian, Shot Girl, and Chaser. More coming soon.

If you love Jack Daniels and her cast of supporting characters, you should know about the Jack Daniels and Associates Mysteries, which include the titles Dead On My Feet, Dying Breath, Everybody Dies, Shot of Tequila, Serial Killers Uncut (with Blake Crouch), Jack Daniels Stories Vols 1-4, and Banana Hammock.

Wow, that's a lot of Jack.

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The List

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message 27: by Verge

Verge LeNoir Thanks for friending me on here J.A. I'm humble by your gesture.


message 26: by John

John Yeoman Thanks for befriending me, J. A. I've cited you often at my blog. (BTW: I love the 'chum slick' tale.) Our minds share the same 'sod the world' irreverence...


message 25: by J.A.

J.A. A. Konrath Melinda DuChamp is currently giving away three erotica ebooks.

This won't last long. Check out my blog for details.

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message 24: by Sara

Sara Lowe Thanks for the friendship!


message 23: by J.

J. Sharp Thanks for accepting my friend request! I just finished afraid and read it so fast I think I travelled through time...thanks again


message 22: by Pamela

Pamela Hey J.A...Thanks for accepting my friend request.


message 20: by Leon

Leon Shure Hi J.A.,
Thanks for adding me as a friend. I'm from Chicago too. I went to Senn High.

Leon Shur


message 19: by Mark

Mark Tufo Hi Joe, I just wanted to say Thank You I have just found out that my books are being illegally downloaded and I was pretty much losing sleep until I came across your article regarding piracy. Now I'm not saying that I'm okay with it but at least my ulcer has stopped its bubbling protest!


message 18: by Ginger

Ginger Simpson I'm trying to rectify my problem. I have TWO pages. Please come join me at "Ginger" instead of "mizging" and be my friend as I'm going to delete this one soon


message 17: by Milton

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Veronica Kelly Thanks for accepting my friend request, I really appreciate all of your knowledge. You inspire me.


message 15: by Ed

Ed Rambeau Thanks for accepting my friend request, J.A. It's greatly appreciated. If you love a good mystery, and you have either a Kindle, Nook or iBooks, I encourage you to try a sample of my first novel. It's called FORBIDDEN STEPS and it's getting raves and 5 stars across the board. Check out what folks are saying by clicking on the link below, then scroll downward.

http://www.craftweb.org/web/ed/book.html

Also, here's the link to my YouTube promo vid.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4c21_S...

Enjoy and have a wonderful day, Ed


message 14: by Rai

Rai Hey Joe,

Just had to say that DRACULAS rocks!! Totally entertaining horror novel! Posting my review all over the known universe :)

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Cheers,

Rai


CaliGirlRae Thanks for the GR friendship invite, JA! It's an honor to be on your list as I'm a big fan of your blog! Hope you have an excellent weekend. :-D


message 12: by Jan (last edited Oct 30, 2009 11:06AM)

Jan I adore Jack Daniels and am not only glad you created her but that I found this series. I'm originally from DuPage County -- one son lives in Schaumburg and another in Hoffman Estates so I especially appreciate the setting you've made for Jack and her uproarious friends and family. I might also mention Afraid is THE scariest book I've ever read and I'm old, so I should know!

I'm hoping you'll have Origin, Disturb and The List in paperback form sometime soon as I've not yet convinced hubby I need a Kindle!


message 11: by Terry

Terry Odell Hi, and thanks for adding me to your vast list of friends. If you're having trouble singling me out, I was the poor soul who had to follow you at the Breakfast Mixer at RT. I hope you'll check out my books.


message 10: by D.A.

D.A. Schneider Hello, J.A.

My new book, The 9 Ghosts of Samen's Bane, is available now at amazon.com and target.com. Have a great day.


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message 9: by SteffieStar (last edited May 08, 2009 07:15AM)

SteffieStar Hi J.A. Wanted to let you know that you are a choice in a poll question on Novel Ladies:

Which author would you most like to spend the evening with if given the chance?

1. Charlaine Harris
2. J.A Konrath
3. Allison Brennan
4. Janet Evanovich
5. Stephen King

This is what I posted after picking you!! :-)

I just had to pick J.A. Konrath!! We have E-mailed each other...but that it not the same as meeting in Person!! I LOVE the Charector "Jack Daniels" so much!

It's kind of funny I was thinking Stephen King, but then thought...No he would be a little itimadating and what would I say besides "I Love your Books"!

But with J.A. Konrath, I get a feeling that he is just like us....Loves to Read and Loves to Write! He writes like all us mere mortals who do not Write, Live!! Does that make sense?!

Friends in Reading!


message 8: by Vicki

Vicki Hi J.A. Thanks for adding me to your friends list. I have been a fan for a long time. Seeing that you were a GR author made my day. I receive your email newsletter and now will have another source for information on your books.


Amanda Hello J.A. Thanks for adding me. Our book club just finished Whiskey Sour and I loved it. I can't wait to read the rest in your series.


William Hello J.A.
Look forward to talking books.
William Elliott Hazelgrove
http://www.billhazelgrove.com
Rocket Man


William Hey J.A.

Look forward to talking books.
William Elliott Hazelgrove
http://www.billhazelgrove.com
http://www.myspace.com/rocketmanbook Rocket Man by William Elliott Hazelgrove


message 4: by J.R.

J.R. Hello J.A.
Thanks for adding me.


Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi J.A., I mean to tell you, back in the day...ahem, when I was single, my best friend and I would order a Fuzzy Up...somewhat of a spin off of a "Fuzzy Navel"...just a little trivia for the day. Also, I'd like to invite you to visit my web site, jeanniebarber.com. I'm a novice writer so feel free to make any kind of suggestions, ideas or thoughts to correct it. While you're there, please sign the guestbook, too!
Thanks,
Jeannie



Rowena Hello, J.A.

Thank you for the friendship. I adore your titles, especially Fuzzy Navel and the upcoming Cherry Bomb!

Your friend,
Rowena Cherry


message 1: by Karen

Karen Syed Happy Saturday, Joe! Hope all is well with you.

Karen Syed
www.echelonpress.com


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