Jonathan Yanez

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November 04, 1985

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Jonathan Yanez is the author of over a dozen fantasy and science fiction novels. His works include, The Elite Series, The Nephilim Chronicles, Thrive, Bad Land, Steam and Shadows and The DeCadia Code. He has been both traditionally and independently published with his works being adapted into; ebook, print, audiobook and even optioned for film.

Although writing has been and will always be his main love, physical exercise comes in at a close second. When he's not writing his next novel that more than likely includes some kind of zombie, superhero, angel or alternative steampunk universe he enjoys running with his Husky and working out at the gym.

His hobbies include archery, mud runs, collecting the skulls of his enemies and baking cupcakes.
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Jonathan Yanez It's great to be connected with you as well Anton.


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Anton Van Hi Jonathan, thank you so much for accepting my request. I am honored by you allowing me to interact with you and I hope that this would remain a mutually beneficial relationship. I wish you the absolute best for this year and I hope that your life would be filled with love, laughter and amazing accomplishments. Have a fantastic day. Anton.


Jonathan Yanez BarbēlōΆņĝěł wrote: "((Hugs)) my favourite Author. Xx"

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Jonathan Yanez Thanks for asking to be friends. Blondie is beyond a great reader, she's an amazing person. I'm so happy you are annoying my books thus far. I'll be releasing my next one at the end of this month ;)


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Rusty Nugent Hello,

Hopefully, we will become great buddies. I am an 42 year old southern gentleman author. I am working on my third novel. It's an paranormal, horror, adventure, magical, romantic, urban, dark fantasy book series, named Moonwarriors: In An Blackened Dawn. Take a look at my second novel Moonwarriors: Guardians of the Night. Come by and we'll chat, leave a comment.

Until Next Time . . .


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Rusty Nugent Hello There,

I am glad to meet you. How are you doing as of lately?
I have been writing on my third book, Moonwarriors: In An Blackened Dawn. You should check out my new website, then leave your thoughts and ideas on it.

Keep On Reading . . .

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Jonathan Yanez Of course! Take you're time we all have crazy schedules. Let me know what you think when you get a chance to read it ;)


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Karen Thanks for accepting my friend invite. I just got The Judge and can't wait to read it! But I have to put it off until I can really enjoy it. :( Loved the first two. :D


Jonathan Yanez Luciana wrote: "Hah, thnx for the request! I have ur book TBW on my to read list!!!"

Thats awesome! Thanks for the support and I hope you enjoy the story.


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L. Duarte Hah, thnx for the request! I have ur book TBW on my to read list!!!


Jonathan Yanez Nichole wrote: "Thanks for the friend request!"
Lol no problem, thanks for being my friend.


Jonathan Yanez BlondieBabs wrote: "Thyanks for accepting thy friendship, Jonathan.

Babs

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Thanks for the request glad to be connected with you! Have a great weekend.


Jonathan Yanez Thank you!


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K.E. Saxon Thanks for the GR friendship, Jonathan!


Jonathan Yanez Carole wrote: "hi, thanks for the friend request."

Your very welcome glad to be connected.


Carole Gill hi, thanks for the friend request.


Jonathan Yanez Diana (Offbeat Vagabond) wrote: "Thank you for the friend request. I gladly accept. Hope you have a great weekend hon. Talk later :)"

Your welcome Diana, you have a wonderful weekend as well. Try and stay out of trouble... well a little trouble is OK ;)


Jonathan Yanez Kayla wrote: "Full time and part time? That's what I do! Well, not actually the personal trainer bit...
Thanks for connecting. Kayla"


Yep full time writer and part-time personal training it was really easy to juggle before now with a publisher and expectation of book two and clients who want to meet at 6AM, its getting a bit hairy lol. Glad to be connected Kayla


Diana (Offbeat Vagabond) Thank you for the friend request. I gladly accept. Hope you have a great weekend hon. Talk later :)


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Kayla Stonor Full time and part time? That's what I do! Well, not actually the personal trainer bit...
Thanks for connecting. Kayla


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