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Jordan Castillo Price

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Author and artist Jordan Castillo Price writes paranormal sci-fi thrillers colored by her time in the Midwest, from inner city Chicago, to various cities across southern Wisconsin. She’s settled in a 1910 Cape Cod near Lake Michigan with tons of character and a plethora of bizarre spiders. Any disembodied noises, she’s decided, will be blamed on the ice maker.

Jordan is best known as the author of the PsyCop series, an unfolding tale of paranormal mystery and suspense starring Victor Bayne, a gay medium who's plagued by ghostly visitations.
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Jordan Castillo Price Where did you read that, Murphy? Not true! Not true! Still to come I've got a Crash novel, a collection of shorts, then one more book in the main PsyC…moreWhere did you read that, Murphy? Not true! Not true! Still to come I've got a Crash novel, a collection of shorts, then one more book in the main PsyCop series which will be a smash-bang finale.(less)
Jordan Castillo Price I think about that a lot, because Camp Hell was such a formative experience for Vic, and I think he would have been entirely different if not for the …moreI think about that a lot, because Camp Hell was such a formative experience for Vic, and I think he would have been entirely different if not for the coping behaviors he learned there. Essentially, he'd be a lot like Crash in certain ways.

The function of Crash in the series is not to provide relationship tension between Vic and Jacob, but rather to demonstrate what Vic might have been, had his life gone a different direction early on. The attraction between Vic and Crash has less to do with sex and more to do with mirroring. They see parts of themselves in each other, but in each case, it's the "path not taken" that they're yearning for, or at least curious about.

So as to going mad, no, that doesn't feel like Vic to me. He'd probably deny and minimize and play off the stuff he saw as being something less than what it was. No way would he have ended up as a cop. As a surly punk rocker, he hated the police on principle. He'd probably have ended up with a throwaway job that felt unsatisfying for reasons he didn't understand, and he'd take drugs more for recreation than escape.(less)
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Among the Living (PsyCop, #1)

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Body and Soul (PsyCop, #3)

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Secrets (PsyCop, #4)

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Thaw (PsyCop, #1.1)

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“I'd blow someone for a valium," I said in Jacob's ear.
"Maybe he's got one... but try offering a hand-job first so you retain some leverage.”
Jordan Castillo Price, GhosTV

“I really hate threesomes when one of the participants is dead.”
Jordan Castillo Price, Among the Living

“What the fuck happened to you? [...] You look like you lost a fight with a lamprey. Hickey, hickey...bruise, bruise, bruise...bite. I thought that thing on your neck the other day was just a fluke. I guess not--looks like you get off on picking up a few souvenirs when you...get off. ~Crash”
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“There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness and death.”
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“If you have a story that seems worth telling, and you think you can tell it worthily, then the thing for you to do is to tell it, regardless of whether it has to do with sex, sailors or mounted policemen.”
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“If everything were anything," Chance said softly, "the barriers would break down, and we'd all lose ourselves to chaos. And then there would be no cotton candy.”
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Jordan Price Skirmish wrote: "Thanks for adding me! I can't wait to read your books! <3"

I see you're a fan of Poppy Z Brite, me too! Nice to meet you! :-)


Skirmish Thanks for adding me! I can't wait to read your books! <3


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Jordan Price Lege wrote: "Thanks for add, Jordan! :)

Meatworks rocked my world. :)"


I saw from you lovely review. Thank you so much!


message 22: by Lila

Lila Thanks for add, Jordan! :)

Meatworks rocked my world. :)


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Jordan Price Joanna wrote: "Thanks for the add! I am VERY new goodreads and Meatworks is one of my two (!) want-to-reads. It sounds awesome."

After dragging my feet four a couple of years finishing the book, I'm really eager to get it out now!

Welcome to Goodreads...try not to get drunk and read evil reviews and be tempted to reply :D

I'm finally figuring out how to use the parts of GR I like without seeing the ugly parts.


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Joanna Chambers Thanks for the add! I am VERY new goodreads and Meatworks is one of my two (!) want-to-reads. It sounds awesome.


message 19: by Jordan

Jordan Price Santino wrote: "I am SO HYPED for your new book!"

I love hearing that! It's edgier than I normally write so I'm hoping to get it in the hands of readers who are looking for that sort of thing.


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Santino Hassell I thought we were too but I think it's because I already was following you :D :D :D

I am SO HYPED for your new book!


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Jordan Price Heidi wrote: "Dude! What the hell, how were we not friends...

I"m gonna fan you now too JUST FOR THAT."


I know, I saw your pic under a suggested friend list and thought, "Really? We're not?"


message 16: by Heidi

Heidi Cullinan Dude! What the hell, how were we not friends...

I"m gonna fan you now too JUST FOR THAT.


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Jordan Price Stacey wrote: "So excited for the new PsyCop book:) It comes out just time for my 10 hour bus journey home from London. Don't think I have ever looked forward to doing that trip before:)"

Woo hoo, perfect timing!


message 14: by Stacey

Stacey So excited for the new PsyCop book:) It comes out just time for my 10 hour bus journey home from London. Don't think I have ever looked forward to doing that trip before:)


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Ann Jordan wrote: "Ann wrote: "ACK! Don't tell me about another series :)!"
I checked it out from the library and then bought it in hardback so I could really savor it on the re-read."


Hey, I remember libraries! I even have a card, I should dust it off and use it now :)


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Jordan Price Ann wrote: "ACK! Don't tell me about another series :)!"
I checked it out from the library and then bought it in hardback so I could really savor it on the re-read.


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Ann Jordan wrote: "Ann wrote: "Thanks so much Jordan, I started Among The Living and now I have to hibernate until I complete the whole series - I KNEW that was going to happen :)."

Oh, how flattering! I love that f..."


ACK! Don't tell me about another series :)! I still have two of yours to go after this one!


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Jordan Price Ann wrote: "Thanks so much Jordan, I started Among The Living and now I have to hibernate until I complete the whole series - I KNEW that was going to happen :)."

Oh, how flattering! I love that feeling. Last time it happened to me I'd discovered Holly Blacks Curse Workers series.


message 9: by Ann

Ann Thanks so much Jordan, I started Among The Living and now I have to hibernate until I complete the whole series - I KNEW that was going to happen :).


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Piper Vaughn Thanks for the friend request. :)


Jordan Price Urbanista wrote: "But I'm doing this! It's only write, cause I enjoyed the books SO. Much. "

I can't wait to hear what you think. A lot of times readers will send me a totally awesome email about something in one of my stories that touched them, and this email would easily make a fantastic review! I think there's something daunting about posting A Review in public.

Funny story, twelve years ago I left a review of a VCR on Amazon and for some reason (I got an email asking me a question about it and I'm like "what VCR? That was a million years ago") and I went back and looked and saw several people had marked the review as "unhelpful". I mean, really, get a life people.


Urbanista Oh dear. i apologize. I'm not good at writing reviews. Yet, I understand how important they are. So, I'm laboriously writing reviews of each Turbulence. It's going to take a while-- I was rereading them, then got distracted. And sicky.

I'm going to post my scatterbrained reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. I wish I was better at this. I'm a great reader who (despite four gruelling years of grad school) don't not ain't a writer. But I'm doing this! It's only write, cause I enjoyed the books SO. Much. It's only a few words of write, that I nonetheless want to be effective. And effusive.

Sorry I didn't write the reviews right after I gobbled up the books. That's the best way to do it. I'm on #4 in my OCD reread. Reviews are on the way, slowly but sholy.


Jordan Price Cole wrote: "How did this happen? I thought we were friend already! Shows what I know, thanks for making it permanent :D"

I could have sworn we were too...no idea.


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Cole Riann How did this happen? I thought we were friend already! Shows what I know, thanks for making it permanent :D


Bdbaficionada Thanks for accepting.


Ms. Nikki Thank for accepting!


message 1: by Jason

Jason Bradley Thanks for the friend request! :) Goodreads just didn't know we were friends. ~smooches~


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