Jay Northcote

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I don't hang out on Goodreads much, so if you'd like to connect with me then Twitter, Facebook or an email is usually best :) All my contact details are on my website.

Jay lives just outside Bristol in the West of England. He comes from a family of writers, but always used to believe that the gene for fiction writing had passed him by. He spent years only ever writing emails, articles, or website content.

One day, Jay decided to try and write a short story—just to see if he could—and found it rather addictive. He hasn’t stopped writing since.

Jay writes contemporary romance about men who fall in love with other men. Jay has five books published by Dreamspinner Press, and he also self-publishes under the imprint Jaybird Press. Many of his books
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Jay Northcote Hey, thank you for asking. I'm so glad you have enjoyed the Rainbow Place series so far.
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Hey, thank you for asking. I'm so glad you have enjoyed the Rainbow Place series so far.
I'm actually working on book 3 right now and it's nearly finished. I'm hoping to publish it by the end of Feb, or early March at the latest, so watch this space!
Thanks for reading my books :)(less)
Jay Northcote Hi, the paperback came out a day or so early. But the ebook is now live too!
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Today is an important day on my calendar, because it’s the International Transgender Day of Visibility.


As many of you know, I’m transgender. I was assigned female at birth and only came to realise and accept that I was trans when I was about 45 years old (better late than never).


Trans visibility is important, because it was only through reading stories with transgender characters, and

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Operation Fake Relationship by Jay Northcote
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Operation Fake Realtionship is your standard fake holiday boyfriend romance. It has all the things you want and expect in a holiday romance between two men pretending to be more than friends.

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"Can a fake relationship between best friends turn into the real thing?

What a book, another great story by Jay, it takes you through the hurt from parents to the love of best friends who will support you through anything.

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" David wrote: "Already looking forward to it! When will we be able to get a copy?"

It comes out on Saturday 28th of Nov - so very soon. You can preorder
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My holiday story for 2020. It hasn't been a good year productivity-wise, so I'm really happy that I managed to get this finished in time!
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A box set containing three feelgood reads (Nothing Serious, Nothing Special, and Nothing Ventured).
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The next book in my Rainbow Place series.
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“I should get over it and go back to pining over celebrities instead. At least they’re completely unobtainable so it’s less depressing when they don’t like me back.”
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“Le etichette possono essere riduttive. A volte bisogna smettere di pensare a genere e orientamento e concentrarsi sulla persona. Se ti importa di qualcuno, se ti senti bene quando siete insieme, se ti eccita... allora che importanza ha tutto il resto?”
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“MORGAN: Help me out here.
THEO: What's up?
MORGAN: Don't make me spell it out, Theo.
THEO: Oh.
MORGAN:Just talk dirty for a while.
THEO: Blue-sky thinking. Thought shower. Full spectrum leadership.
MORGAN: NOT corporate dirty. Sex dirty.
THEO: I wouldn't know where to start.”
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Tess Thanks for accepting. I love your books, especially the latest!


☆☆☆~Bev's World of Books~☆☆☆ Hey Jay. Thanks for the friendvite, hadn't seen you on here. Loved the Morris Men story in 'Not Quite Shakespeare' ^_^ See you on Saturday. :)


message 3: by Macky

Macky Hmmmm! I had to think a bit before I accepted!!!! LOL!
Thanks for letting me stalk you on here too. :D


Connie LOL u made me laugh!!!! <3


AnnaLund hi there! thanks for the friends request!


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