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John Hornor Jacobs

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John Hornor Jacobs, is an award-winning author of genre bending adult and YA fiction and a partner and senior art director at a Little Rock, Arkansas advertising agency, Cranford Co. His first novel, Southern Gods, was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award for Excellence in a First Novel and won the Darrel Award. The Onion AV said of the book, “A sumptuous Southern Gothic thriller steeped in the distinct American mythologies of Cthulhu and the blues . . . Southern Gods beautifully probes the eerie, horror-infested underbelly of the South.”His second novel, This Dark Earth, Brian Keene described as “…quite simply, the best zombie novel I’ve read in years” and was published by Simon & Schuster’s Gallery imprint. Jacobs’s acclaimed series of novel ...more

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“It’s a monster of a world, and we make our way through it as best we can.”
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John Jacobs Brock wrote: "Thanks for accepting my request! I'm from Memphis and I can't wait to read This Dark Earth and Southern Gods."

Hope you like them!


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Brock Yarbro Thanks for accepting my request! I'm from Memphis and I can't wait to read This Dark Earth and Southern Gods.


Pamela Hey John...Thanks for accepting my friend request.


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Fran Friel Howdy, M. H! Pretty darn good to see you here.

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