Jack Croxall

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Trained as a scientist, Jack Croxall concluded a life in the lab wasn't for him. After discovering a passion for writing he's now an author, scriptwriter and blogger. He tweets via @JackCroxall and blogs at www.jackcroxall.co.uk

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Jack Croxall Hey!

It's funny you should mention that! I've just finished a full length novel (Wye) based on the dystopian journal format of X. I'm trying to find a…more
Hey!

It's funny you should mention that! I've just finished a full length novel (Wye) based on the dystopian journal format of X. I'm trying to find a publisher for it atm so it should hopefully appear at some point!

Thanks muchly for the question!

Jack :)(less)
Jack Croxall Hey Chris, thanks for the question!

My least favourite character I've come up with so far is probably the villainous Asquith (from Unwoven and Torn).…more
Hey Chris, thanks for the question!

My least favourite character I've come up with so far is probably the villainous Asquith (from Unwoven and Torn). He's not the main antagonist in either book but he's probably my most despicable creation simply because he takes so much pleasure from other people's suffering. Combined with that, he's methodical and condescending to the point of exasperation (the next thing to come out of your mouth will X or I will kill Y), and he's eerily cheerful through everything. I'm almost ashamed I invented him, almost!(less)
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"There's a lot going on in this book, and I think Jack Croxall did a good job of weaving the story threads together seamlessly. There's plenty of twists to keep you guessing what's going on and the science element of this scifi feel based on realit..." Read more of this review »
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“You can't save someone from their own decisions.”
Jack Croxall, Tethers

“Don’t you touch her,’ threatened Esther, ‘or I’ll claw your face off.’
Steven turned away from Abigail and eyed Esther instead. ‘I’d like to see you try.’
‘I bet you would,’ snapped Esther, ‘ you've got such an ugly mug it’d probably make for an improvement.”
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“Don't let me lose myself.”
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Mariℓina Happy 2016, filled with love, happiness and a little bit of luck!





MELISSA *Mel Reader* Thanks for the friend vite Jack! Look forward to chatting books with you! :)


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Jack Great to connect, Ann! :)


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Ann Pareja Hello Jack. Thank you for the friend request. :)

Humbled-an-Author-befriended-her-in-GR,
Ann :)


message 83: by Kathy

Kathy Thanks for the request :D


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Pet Torres Thanks for adding me, Jack.


message 81: by Melissa

Melissa Ousley Hi Jack,

Thanks for inviting me to read X. It is fantastic! 5 stars.

My best,
Melissa


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Hello Jack,

It's a pleasure having you for a friend here at Goodreads. Thank you so much and best wishes to you.

My warmest regards and respect,
CJ

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Jessica Gomez Hey Jack,

I went to read your new book X and realized its in Kendle. Im low grade (lol) with a Nook. Do you have any other versions I may be able to get my greety little paws on? Thanks!


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Jack Hi Susan!

Great to meet you too!

:D


message 77: by Susan

Susan Griscom Hi Jack,

Thanks for the friendship. It's nice to meet you.


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Jack Thank you Amy! All the best to you too :)


message 75: by Amy

Amy Thank you for the friend request, Jack! Succes with your books! :)


message 74: by Jack

Jack No worries, it's great to connect! :D


message 73: by B

B Hey Jack. Thanks for accepting my friend invite. :)


message 72: by Cindy

Cindy Thanks!


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Jack Hi Milene, Haha, that is cool! Great to connect :)


message 70: by Milene

Milene Hi Jack. =)
Thanks for your friend request. It was amazing to find out we have 12 friends in common, most of them Portuguese =P


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Jack No problem Beth! :) x


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Jack Thanks Cedric, that's greatly appreciated! Hope things are going well your end too!

Jack :)


message 67: by Cedric

Cedric Nye Jack,
Thank you very much for your Friend request. I have put "Tethers" and "TBA" on my to read list, they look like good reads. I hope you are having a good day.
All my best to you and yours,
Cedric


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Beth Michele Thanks for the add Jack! :)


message 65: by Jack

Jack No worries, hello from sunny Nottingham! :)


message 64: by Jack

Jack No problemo, great to connect! :D


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Kevis Hendrickson Thanks for adding me, Jack.


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Midu Hadi Thanks for the invite!


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Jack Awesome, I agree - love GoodReads! :D


Quantum Thief - BlackWolves Master Thanks for the friend request I enjoy making new friends on here :)


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Jack Agreed, Tessa! Hope you're well :)


Tessa123 Thanks for the friend request Jack! Always nice to make new friends.


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Jack No worries, Diana - great to connect! :)


Diana (Offbeat Vagabond) Thanks for the friend invite. Hope all is well. Later :)


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Jack No worries, Taznim - thanks for accepting! :)


message 54: by Taznim

Taznim Thanks for the add!!!


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Jack Thanks to you too! :)


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


message 51: by Jack

Jack No worries Derna! great to connect!! :D


message 50: by Derna

Derna Hi Jack, Thanks for the friend vite :)


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Jack Thanks so much Ana!! :D


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Jack Hey Aimie!

Yes, great to connect with another Notts-type! Are you on twitter too? I'm @JackCroxall

:)


message 47: by Ana

Ana Hi, Jack, thanks for the add, I'm gonna check your print ;) have a nice day!


message 46: by Aimie

Aimie Hey Jack. Thanks for the invite .. great to see another member from the beautiful city of Nottingham. Look forward to chatting books with you.


message 45: by Jack

Jack Thanks so much Autumn! Do let me know what you think of it!! :)


message 44: by Autumn

Autumn Doughton Thanks for the add! Will check out your book :) Am travelling this week and need plane reads!


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Jack Aisha wrote: "thanks for the add Jack :)"

Thanks! Great to connect! :D


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Jack Sarah wrote: "Hi Jack, thank you for the friend request! (="

Thanks for accepting! :D


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Jack Aisha wrote: "thanks for the add Jack :)"

Thanks so much for accepting - looking forward to chatting! :) x


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Jack Robert wrote: "Thanks for the friend request, Jack."

Thanks for accepting - looking forward to your recs! :D


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Sarah Hi Jack, thank you for the friend request! (=


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Aisha Lariani thanks for the add Jack :)


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