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L.J. Sellers

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in Santa Rosa, The United States



Member Since
December 2007


I write the bestselling Detective Jackson mystery/thriller series—a Readers Favorite award winner—as well as the Agent Dallas series, the Extractor thrillers, and provocative standalone thrillers. My 26 novels have been highly praised and have sold more than a million copies.

I reside in Eugene, Oregon where my many of my novels are set, and I'm also an award-winning journalist who earned the Grand Neal. When not plotting murders, I enjoy standup comedy, cycling, social networking, and attending mystery conferences. I've also been known to jump out of airplanes.

Win the New Jackson Story!

Hello Friends & Readers!

I hope the new year is treating you well . . . all things considered.

I’m happy to report that I have a new novel coming out Feb. 11. Called THE BLACK PILL, it’s a Jackson book that features a strong role for Agent Dallas, my undercover specialist. I’m so honored by the early reader response, which has been fantastic.

The story deals with the subject of incels (involuntary ce

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"Great story line

As always, L. J. Sellers did not disappoint.great book, great story line. Hope Jackson and Evans end up together. Can't wait for next one"
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" I like your thinking, Mike! I miss Dallas too. Her character is so much fun to write. I'm rethinking the plot now.
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Stephanie Thank you so much for adding me! :-) I just discovered your books a few weeks ago and I have already read 6 of them. I am absolutely in love! Will there be any new Detective Jackson books soon? I just started the last one today and I will be super sad when I have nothing new to read!

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Mary McCoy-Dressel Hi, L.J. Thanks for accepting my friend request.

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Robert Thanks for accepting my friend request, L.J.

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Kris Neri Good to connect with you here.


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Gary Revel May the peace, joy and love of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you and in you always.

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Ivan Stoikov - Allan Bard Hi! Thanks for the add! Interesting page! Your works seem really interesting! Hope to exchange some tips, opinions in the future! Best wishes! LET THE WONDERFUL NOISE OF THE SEA ALWAYS SOUNDS IN YOUR EARS! (a greeting of the water dragons' hunters - my Tale Of The Rock Pieces).

Sherrida Woodley Thanks for "connecting." I just read your 10-steps to better writing. Like following a story that's interesting and always worth re-reading. Glad to hear from you.

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L.J. Paula wrote: "Hi L.J.:

Nice to meet you. I like you already, being a July 3 baby. Tom Cruise shares our birthday too.

Nice to meet you (and we have the same birthday - July 3rd!). -Paula


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Paula Margulies Hi L.J.:

Nice to meet you (and we have the same birthday - July 3rd!). -Paula


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Ida Plassay Thank you for the friendship here,L.j!

Have a great weekend!


Bradley Hello der, I hope you are having a good day! =)


Stacy-Deanne Stacy-Deanne Hello, just passing through to say hello! Look forward to being your friend here! Best Wishes!

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