Jack L. Pyke

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Jack blames her dark writing influences on living close to one of England’s finest forests. Having grown up hearing a history of kidnappings, murders, strange sightings, and sexual exploits her neck of the woods is renowned for, Jack takes that into her writing, having also learned that human coping strategies for intense situations can sometimes make the best of people have disastrously bad moments. Redeeming those flaws is Jack’s drive.

Jack's also an ex-contract editor, having worked with the likes of Dreamspinner Press, DSP Publications, and Harmony Ink. She's also had the absolute pleasure of editing exceedingly talented indie authors like Adrienne Wilder and Joseph Lance Tonlet.

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Jack L. Pyke Lee! Hi. Ughh, yep, lol. So much for best laid publisher/author plans! I've got a tentative date for Aug/Sept 2017 for Don't 5. The cover, blurb, and …moreLee! Hi. Ughh, yep, lol. So much for best laid publisher/author plans! I've got a tentative date for Aug/Sept 2017 for Don't 5. The cover, blurb, and title revel should be coming soon. :)

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Jack L. Pyke Hi Lily!

I'm so glad you've enjoyed the Don't lads so far. And yes. :) There are two more novels planned in this series. :)

Don't 5 is with the publish…more
Hi Lily!

I'm so glad you've enjoyed the Don't lads so far. And yes. :) There are two more novels planned in this series. :)

Don't 5 is with the publishers now, and should be out early next year.

Don't 6, the final novel, will be towards the end of 2017.

Thank you for asking and staying with me through this series!!!

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Audible Codes: Don't... (Book 1)

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To celebrate the release of Don't... on audio, narrated by the gorgeous Dan Calley, I've got 10 UK and 10 US codes to give away. If you'd like a copy, please either reply here, or email me at jackl.pyke @ gmail.com (no spaces).

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Iliane, so sorry for the delay! I didn't get a notification for your question. So sorry. Yes there's mist definitely a Don't 7 in planning! I think with how we Light, Gray, Andrews, and Jack and Jan, there's just so much scope for them, and I'm itchi See Full Answer
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“Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”
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“The presence of those seeking the truth is infinitely to be preferred to the presence of those who think they've found it.”
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“The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.”
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message 25: by Jack

Jack Pyke Lynda wrote: "2 words... Gray Matter? Any comments? lol"

Oooh, hi, Lynda! I'm hoping to have Gray Matters with the pubisher, in December. That should then make for a 2015 release.Gray's a gorgeous character to handle in paper and I'm almost -- almost -- reluctant to let him go. :)


♣️ Lynda ♣️ 2 words... Gray Matter? Any comments? lol


Am4u ❀ ~ AprilMarie4u ~ ❀ Jack wrote: "Thank you for the add, April! :)"

thanks for accepting. loved book 1 of the Don't... series & i heard good things about book 2. i'm hoping to start on Antidote tonight.


message 22: by Macky

Macky Ooooh! Edible rope, I'm liking that ...Saves having to sharpen your false teeth!!!! Hahaha! (No I haven't got any of those ...yet!..honest!)


message 21: by Tina

Tina Hi Jack :) Thx for accepting. I'm part of the Sinfully Sexy M/M team and Macky and Monique FINALLY convinced me to start reading your Don't.

What can I say? I'm already hooked, it's the totally mind fuck, brilliant done! Now I can't wait to read Lynn's third Deliver Us book and your Antidote.


message 20: by Macky

Macky LMAO! Okay its sorted then.. You start at the bottom, I'll take the top..we take our time, meet in the middle, exchange a few pleasantries. You know, like I'll give you shoe lace untying tips...you tell me all the top secret stuff about what you and Lynn have planned next.. That sort of stuff, lol... and then we'll get back to the nitty gritty with 'Rope Boy!' What do you think? Its a plan.... ;)


message 19: by Macky

Macky LOL! Thanks for friending Jack.. How do you fancy unwrapping that 'present' together? Which part do you want to start..top or bottom? He he... We might just have to use our teeth to undo those knots... ;)


message 18: by Natasha

Natasha hey, are you planning to snag one of the m/m romance group prompts?! :D I'd love to read something else you've written... :)


Shannon The Show Stopper Two for Tuesday :)

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message 16: by Rach

Rach Thank you so much for the lovely Christmas message on my profile :) I am so sorry this is a late reply. I hope you had a lovely Christmas with your family and are having a relaxing boxing day :) I wish you every success with Antidote I cannot wait to read it soon. Lots of love xx


Shannon The Show Stopper What's the one thing I'm thankful I don't have in common with Santa:








Frau Sorge (Yuki) Thank you for accepting! now now, go back to work on Don't...#2:)
JUst kidding, but seriously, I need more.


message 13: by Natasha

Natasha I hope you're working on another book.. *poked around your website*... I still think of 'Don't...' pretty frequently and can't wait to see what you come up with next time.


message 12: by Kristie

Kristie Jack! How are you, love?


message 11: by Vivian

Vivian Jack, thanks for the friendvite. Looking forward to chatting and perusing your reads.


message 10: by Natasha

Natasha Thanks for the friend request! We're gonna be awesome friends, I can tell ;)


message 9: by Jack

Jack Pyke Shannon The Show Stopper wrote: "Two for Tuesday :)



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Oh wow... loving the two for (tender) Tuesday pics, Shannon. *Big Grin*


Shannon The Show Stopper Two for Tuesday :)

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message 7: by Billy

Billy Masters THX & Cheers to a long friendship!


message 6: by Nic

Nic Hi Jack, it's great friending you on GR and I look forward to chatting books with you. I just finished Don't and absolutely loved it. I was excited to see on your blog that you are working on a sequel and also a collaboration with Lynn Kelling! I will be keeping an eye out for release dates!


Lisa Arbitrary - AttentionIsArbitrary M/M Blog I'm super glad you invited me, thanks Jack. Your writing has completely captivated me. I'm on pins and needles for more :)


message 4: by Tara

Tara Quan Hi there. Thanks for friending me! It's nice seeing other AW folk on Goodreads. It looks like we're in a lot of the same groups ;-).


message 3: by Rach

Rach Thank you so much for the friend invite. I don't think you are a pathetic author. I think I have stars in my eyes that an author has added me

Although I am slightly embarrassed by my pathetic review after you liked it It is not that you are an author but that you are THE AUTHOR!!! I was thinking aggghhhh why didn't I do a better job of it!

About my question with the friend request I was 'flagged' as in some lovely person on GR's thought I had inappropriate m/m pics posted on my profile so they pressed the FLAG button!!

What can I say I love ALL THINGS m/m! I don't see anything wrong with sharing my love and obsession (TMI I know)



a fellow Brit :) I really look forward to the next book in the series- the darker the better for me please

(sorry for the essay I get verbal diarrhoea on GR's and my sarcastic sense of humour also comes out- please forgive me I never mean to offend though)


message 2: by Jack

Jack Pyke You're welcome for the friend request! And I've got to stop looking at that Giff... :)

On the sequel, I've handed the script over to the publishers. It's completed, it just needs to go through editing and production. I'm roughly saying a few months, but I've had no set date yet. As soon as I know, I'll post to let you know.

Thank you for asking! In the mean time, I'm looking forward to catching more of your reviews.

:)


Amanda Thanks for the friend request! And I figured the gif fit since Gray IS a sexy bastard ;). Any hints on when the next book will be out?


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