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Jeny Heckman is the award-winning Paranormal and Fantasy Romance author of the Heaven & Earth series. Since her series debut in 2018, Jeny has captured the imagination and inspired the journey of readers worldwide.

Volume one, the Sea Archer, received the esteemed, “Best in Category” award from the 2018 Chanticleer International Book Awards for Paranormal Romance. Two years later, the Warrior’s Progeny also won “Best in Category” from the Chanticleer International Book Awards for the Fantasy Romance genre, as well as earned the Crown Heart of Excellence from InD’Tale magazine. Her standalone Women’s Fiction novel, entitled Releasing the Catch, was a finalist in the Feathered Quill awards, likewise received in 2020.

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Jeny Heckman My father-in-law, Chuck, was very sick from his last bout with non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. I quit nursing school to take care of him and knew he was dying.…moreMy father-in-law, Chuck, was very sick from his last bout with non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. I quit nursing school to take care of him and knew he was dying. My family didn't, and it was really stressful. I took walks to decompress and thought about him on my walk. The night before, my favorite show at the time, Deadliest Catch, was on, about the Alaskan crab fisherman. They were talking about superstitions, with the main one about women aboard fishing vessels, and how they were taboo. I started thinking about that and my father-in-law and relationships and the story bubbled in my head. I'd never written anything before, wanted to see if I could. I wrote the Catch and self-published it.

I was hooked!

Afterward, I knew I wanted to write a series, but also knew I didn't want the series to be about werewolves, vampires, or witches. I brainstormed ideas of things that interested me and at top of the list was Greek mythology because I always loved the stories in school.

I attended a writing conference and pitched the idea to a New York agent, who loved it. She gave me a couple of helpful suggestions and the next year I came back and pitched it to five New York publishers, agents, and editors with five requests for material. I settled with the Wild Rose Press and the Heaven & Earth series was born.(less)
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