J.M. Rankin

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Jacqui M Rankin is the author of Darkness Forbidden, her first novel published by Scorpius Books in December 2012. The sequel, Retribution Darkened, was published in 2016, with the last book in the trilogy due in 2018.
In between writing, working as a freelance copy-editor, and chasing after an active six year old, Jacqui loves watching The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Gotham, Penny Dreadful, Family Guy, countless other shows, and is a confessed soap freak. She loves listening to an eclectic range of music from pop, to rock, to R&B, with a bit of dance and D&B thrown into the mix.
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J.M. Rankin I am currently working on Dark Child, the third in my dark trilogy that follows on from Darkness Forbidden and Retribution Darkened. I am also dealing…moreI am currently working on Dark Child, the third in my dark trilogy that follows on from Darkness Forbidden and Retribution Darkened. I am also dealing with the outlines of my next novel, Dead Eyes Still See, a standalone novel.(less)
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J.M. Rankin I was shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of horror writer James Herbert. I first read one of his books several years ago and have been hooked ever since. He was definately an inspiration to me and my own writing.
My heart and sympathies go out to his family and friends at such a difficult time.
Rest in peace

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