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Jenna Kernan

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Publishers Weekly bestselling author, Jenna Kernan, writes romantic suspense that RT BookClub called "Flat-out good." Winner of the Book Buyers' Best award and two-time RITA nominee, Jenna Kernan has published over thirty novels and offers readers a FREE NOVELLA when they join her VIP Readers group @ www.jennakernan.com

Her popular PROTECTOR series are available from Harlequin Intrigue. She also writes Western historical and paranormal romance. Jenna grew up in the Catskill Mountains of New York State and currently lives in Florida with her husband.

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Jenna Kernan I had writer's block right after 9/11. I didn't know why anyone would care about stories at a time like that? I live 25 miles from NYC and so know…moreI had writer's block right after 9/11. I didn't know why anyone would care about stories at a time like that? I live 25 miles from NYC and so know some families who lost loved ones. I could see the smoke of the towers from the commuter train tracks near my home. At that time, I just allowed myself to grieve and mourn with the rest of America. In time, I saw that the sales of romance novels rose exponentially. It seems that folks in the USA needed an escape into a story that assured that the good guys won and that the hero and heroine earned a happily ever after. This was very affirming to my work and helped me so much as I got back to work. (less)
Jenna Kernan I've always been interested in Celtic folklore and fairies particularly. The Banshee gave me plenty of childhood nightmares. As an adult I'm more…moreI've always been interested in Celtic folklore and fairies particularly. The Banshee gave me plenty of childhood nightmares. As an adult I'm more terrified by the Leanan-Sidhe, a vampire muse. My notion was to make her draw energy, instead of blood, causing any man she sleeps with to lose some of his life. Then I thought it would be even more interesting if she did not know what she was and if only werewolves (her natural enemy) were immune to her terrible power.(less)
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“Ellen Louise, you've done the sensible thing all your life. Now's the time to follow your heart."
"What if I do that and he still turns me down?"
"What if you don't and you never know?”
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“Dang it, Chance. You been here one day and you killed a man and split another one's skull open. I got enough to do without you adding more work."
Chance kept his tone level. "He drew on me."
"Why were you over in the Badlands in the first place?"
"You know why."
Bowie glared, then lowered his voice. "Think you can get through a day without killing someone?"
"Don't know. It's early yet.”
Jenna Kernan, The Last Cahill Cowboy

“You saved our lives, back there."
He leaned his mouth a few inches from hers. "You want to show me your gratitude?"
Ellie moved closer and rested her hands on the great expanse of Chance's broad chest. His mouth twitched in what might have been an unpracticed smile that shot straight through her like a ray of sunlight. She gave him the tight smile she saved for difficult guests, then whispered to him.
"Not if you were the last man in Texas.”
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Jenna Kernan Nice to meet you,too! Surprised you have time to write with all the books you are reading. : - )

BookAholic wrote: "Thank you for the friend request Author Jenna Kernan it's nice to meet you :)"


BookAholic Canadian Thank you for the friend request Author Jenna Kernan it's nice to meet you :)


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Jenna Kernan Mikky wrote: "Hi,Jenna!!! Thank you for the friendship :)"

Oh, you're welcome, Mikky. I see you are reading Bound By Darkness. That looks interesting. Have you started it yet?

I just added HALFWAY TO THE GRAVE by Frost based on a recommendation of one of the readers groups here. I see you've read that one and like it. Maybe that should be next on my list.

I still am learning GoodReads and posting is a little confusing to me. Not sure how to write someone, only how to reply. :-P


Mihaela Hi,Jenna!!! Thank you for the friendship :)


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Jenna Kernan Christine wrote: "thanks for being my friend"
Welcome aboard, Christine.


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


message 4: by Jenna

Jenna Kernan Austin. Well, well. You have drifted far. I'm well and doing great. Working on a new Nocturne now and waiting on edits for the next Nocturne (Beauty's Beast 01/2013) and copy edits on a new Western. Busy, busy! But I sure do remember the first time I ever signed a book...yours!


message 3: by Jenna (last edited Feb 18, 2012 04:56PM)

Jenna Kernan Hi Mel! I wondered if that was you! Texas? Is that right? A very long way from CT.


message 2: by Jenna

Jenna Kernan Jean wrote: "I HAVE READ ALMOST ALL OF JENNA KERNAN BOOKS AND ENJOY THEM ALL. ALWAYS LOOK FORWARD TO A NEW ONE COMING OUT. JEAN MESS"

Thanks, Jean! I'm still figuring out GoodReads and it took me a few minutes to find you comment and to figure out how to reply. It means a lot to me to know that readers enjoy my stories. Your comment made my day!


message 1: by Jean

Jean I HAVE READ ALMOST ALL OF JENNA KERNAN BOOKS AND ENJOY THEM ALL. ALWAYS LOOK FORWARD TO A NEW ONE COMING OUT. JEAN MESS


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