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John Hornor Jacobs

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John Hornor Jacobs has worked in advertising for the last fifteen years, played in bands, and pursued art in various forms. He is also, in his copious spare time, a novelist, represented by Stacia Decker of the Donald Maass Literary Agency. His first novel, Southern Gods, was published by Night Shade Books and shortlisted for the Bram Stoker Award. His second novel, This Dark Earth, was published in July, 2012, by Gallery/Pocket Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. His young adult series, The Incarcerado Trilogy comprised of The Twelve Fingered Boy, Incarcerado, and The End of All Things, will be published by Carolrhoda Labs, an imprint of Lerner Publishing.

His first fantasy series, The Incorruptibles will be published in Spring 2014
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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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