J.V. Jones


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in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1963

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Julie Victoria Jones was born in Liverpool, England. She has been writing for years, and is currently working The End Lords. She lives in San Diego, California.

All three books in The Book Of Words Trilogy are #1 national bestsellers, and have been bought for publication in England, Poland, Russia, Germany, France and Holland. Her fifth book, A Cavern of Black Ice, is the first in a new series.

J.V. enjoys cooking, gardening, reading, playing RPG's, watching old black-and-white movies, and pottering around the house!

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Journal - Do Not Go Outside

This was the sign on the door of the lodge I stayed at over the Holidays. It was in the Wasatch Mountains in Utah. There was so much snow overnight I had to evacuate my room.
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“He was dirty, his hair unkempt, his clothes stained with blood. Heroes in stories somehow managed to rescue maidens while looking like court dandies. Next time he went adventuring he'd remember to bring a comb.”
J.V. Jones, The Book of Words

“There were no stars, or if they were they shone like volcanic glass.”
J.V. Jones, A Fortress of Grey Ice

“Not all things that cast man shadows were men.”
J.V. Jones, The Fortress of Grey Ice

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Vote for the Nov-Dec Groupread theme. We'll have the top two themes, and they'll be based on names of authors and cover artists. Bonus street cred goes to folks who pick books that have both cover artists and author sharing names.

Michael: Anything by Michael Moorcock, or cover art by Michael Whelan. Any other Michael's are fair game too
 
  6 votes, 20.0%

William: How about some classics by William Hope Hodgson or William Morris?
 
  5 votes, 16.7%

Catherine: C.L. Moore or anything with a Catherine" Jeffrey Jones cover.
 
  3 votes, 10.0%

James; James Enge or James A. Moore would work
 
  3 votes, 10.0%

John: John Jakes plus John Duillo (artist on Conan of the Isles, Conan the Freebooter, Conan the Wanderer)
 
  3 votes, 10.0%

Charles:Charles R. Saunders or Charles Moll (did some Moorcock covers)
 
  2 votes, 6.7%

"Quillifer" by Walter Jon Williams (write-in)
 
  2 votes, 6.7%

 
  2 votes, 6.7%

Robert:
Robert Lynn Asprin or Robert E. Howard or Robert Gould (did some Elric/MM covers)
 
  1 vote, 3.3%

Raymond: Raymond E. Feist and Ray Bradbury and covers by Raymond Swanland
 
  1 vote, 3.3%

Michael Whelan, and specifically with Brandon Sanderson (Stormlight Archeive) (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 3.3%

Raymond (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 3.3%

Jan: Janet E. Morris and C. J. Cherryh (J = Janice), and Janny Wurts
 
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Julie:J.V. Jones or Boris Vellejo's partner in art : Julie Bell
 
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