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J.A. Jaken

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J.A. Jaken has been writing homoerotic fiction for more than ten years. She got her start in the profession writing slash fanfiction, where she has published numerous stories under the pen-name Rushlight. Over the years she has written erotic short stories and novels in genres ranging from science fiction/fantasy to gothic horror to modern detective mysteries.

She realized at a young age that she was attracted to the darker side of life in the fictional stories she felt compelled to write. She feels there is something enormously satisfying about putting a character through intense physical and emotional hardship, and then carrying him or her through out the other side. She believes that is the main reason why she tends to write stories with
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Hi everyone. It's been a while since I've been online, and I apologize for that. It's been quite a wild ride these past few months. I was in the hospital at the end of last year with heart failure, and it turns out that it's a chronic condition now. My cardiologist says that my heart itself is healthy--I exercise, I eat well--and that it's likely a genetic condition. Like there's a gene in my DNA Read more of this blog post »
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" So far I've listened to about a third of the chapters for PATHFINDER as Dan Calley is recording the audiobook, and I do not have words to describe how ...more "
" Lieke wrote: "Done, don't forget to add the ASIN or ISBN when you get it so no duplicates get imported."

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