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J.J. DiBenedetto

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J.J. (James) DiBenedetto was born in Yonkers, New York. He attended Case Western Reserve university, where as his classmates can attest, he was a complete nerd. Very little has changed since then.

He currently lives in Arlington, Virginia with his beautiful wife and their cat (who has thoroughly trained them both). When he's not writing, James works in the direct marketing field, enjoys the opera, photography and the New York Giants, among other interests.

J.J. is the author of the Dream Doctor Mysteries, the Jane Barnaby Adventures and several other works.


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J.J. DiBenedetto There's one more book (Dream Wedding), which I've started working on, and I hope to have out in October or so. There will also be a collection of…moreThere's one more book (Dream Wedding), which I've started working on, and I hope to have out in October or so. There will also be a collection of short pieces set within the Dream Series that I'm hoping to have out at the same time (that collection will either be free or $0.99, I'm not sure yet which).(less)
J.J. DiBenedetto Way back in 1997. That's when I wrote the first draft of what eventually became "Dream Student". But I wasn't happy with it, and it sat on my computer…moreWay back in 1997. That's when I wrote the first draft of what eventually became "Dream Student". But I wasn't happy with it, and it sat on my computer for 15 years.

I was never able to finish anything else; the closest I got was a meandering story that got to 70 pages and completely lost focus to the point that I had no idea what story I was telling!

Then, in 2012, a friend sold her first novel, and that got me to take a look at the old manuscript from 1997. I rewrote it from the first page and ended up with "Dream Student" - and then six more novels (so far!) following it...(less)
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Title: Redemption Part Six
Author: Kate Benson
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Editor: Chasing Sophie Publications
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Publication Date: September 24th, 2018

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I said I’d never let things go this far, but a taken heart can also be a deceptive one.

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"Nightmares are bad enough,  but to find that you are in some one else's dreams,  and then to find that the dreams are a precursor to murder,  that would do anyone's head in.

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"This was a really different kind of story. A medical student, Sara, can see other people's dreams when she sleeps. In these dreams, she gets to find out clues about an upcoming murder, which is that of one of her teachers. She forms a suspect list..." Read more of this review »
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Lucinda Thank you for accepting my friendship request here on Goodreads. Your paranormal romance novels Dreams series sounds really interesting, and so I do hope to have the chance to read and discover your work soon.
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Lucinda

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