Jonas Saul

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Jonas Saul is the bestselling author of the Sarah Roberts Series and has written and published over thirty thrillers. After selling more than two million books, he signed with the Gandolfo Helin & Fountain Literary and Dramatic Rights Management.
His recent releases are, THE FUTURE IS WRITTEN, published by pioneering media company Adaptive Studios, and THE IMMORTAL GENE, published by Vesuvian Books.
Saul has traveled extensively throughout the world to scout settings for his thrillers, spending several years between Greece, Italy, Denmark, and Hungary. He is regularly invited to be a guest speaker, teacher, or workshop presenter at international writing conferences.
"Sarah Roberts is one in a million. If you're her friend, she'll crawl thr
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Jonas Saul Hi Deena! Thanks for your question and I'm so happy you've read them all!

The Haunted, Sarah Roberts Book Twelve, should be out in October this year…more
Hi Deena! Thanks for your question and I'm so happy you've read them all!

The Haunted, Sarah Roberts Book Twelve, should be out in October this year and The Unlucky, Sarah Roberts Book Thirteen, is due before Christmas.

Shortly thereafter, The Lost will be out and many more.

Thanks again and happy reading!

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Jonas Saul Hi Lupe!

When I'm writing a particular scene such as a fight scene, I don't practice the moves first. For me, I see the characters in my head like I'm…more
Hi Lupe!

When I'm writing a particular scene such as a fight scene, I don't practice the moves first. For me, I see the characters in my head like I'm watching them on a TV screen. I can see how close they are to each other, the look on Mason's face, his determination, the choice he has made to have a gun on Sarah. I can see Sarah's face and feel the heat of the day pasting her shirt to her back.

When she edges closer, I see that and write what I see. Then, as she lunges forward, I write those movements as they happen. None of that is planned or outlined. I let the characters battle it out and watch as it happens. The one thing I do know is I want Sarah to walk away from that situation and I write it in a way that she does. Although when I started writing that scene I didn't know she would break Mason's nose and arm. That was something that just happened as it happened. Then, for the rest of Mason's scenes I had to remember those injuries.

Hope that answers your question and thanks for asking!! ;-)
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“We leave our home,” she pointed upwards, “and come here. When we’re done down here in the swamp of humanity, whatever you want to call it, we go home. To our real home. We all do. No choice. Whether you believe it or not.”
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“was just after two in the morning. She hoped that the dress she wore would attract the wrong kind of attention. She wasn’t trying to look like a prostitute, just vulnerable. The knee-length dress was decorated with a pretty floral pattern. It was the shortest dress she would ever wear. Her top wasn’t revealing at all. The red angora sweater gave nothing away. Jeans were”
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“Myron reached for the phone and dialed Win's number. After the eighth ring he began to hang up when a weak, distant voice coughed. "Hello?"
Win?"
Yeah."
You okay?"
Hello?"
Win?"
Yeah."
What took you so long to answer the phone?"
Hello?"
Win?"
Who is this?"
Myron."
Myron Bolitar?"
How many other Myrons do you know?"
Myron Bolitar?"
No, Myron Rockefeller."
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What?"
Terribly wrong."
What are you talking about?"
Some asshole is calling me at seven in the morning pretending to be my best friend."
Sorry, I forgot the time.”
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