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September 12, 2022

BLOODLINE Won!

Lotsa fun news from the last two weeks! First (and I'm still buzzing from this): BLOODLINE won the Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original! The awards banquet was held last Saturday in Minneapolis, and I was thrilled to be in attendance and hanging with my crime writing community. The award was an unexpected honor; I was nominated alongside a slate of great authors, including Greg Herren, Tori Eldridge, Tara Laskowski, and Cheryl Head.

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In more fun news, my publisher flew me out to LA to speak at an influencer event. The people there were beautiful and funny, and the ocean setting was breathtaking. I'm storing up all these wonderful memories to hold me over for the long cold winter that is surely just around the corner. :)

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And finally...I have some mind-blowing THE QUARRY GIRLS news to share very, very soon. Stay tuned!

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August 26, 2022

Win a QUARRY GIRLS Promo Box

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The Quarry Girls, a thriller and the best book I've ever written, releases in two short months, and to celebrate, I've created the promo box to end all promo boxes. The box is a retro 1977—the year The Quarry Girls takes place—Swanson's TV dinner. Inside is a signed early paperback of the thriller along with all sorts of deliciously retro candies, jewelry, toys, make-up, and stickers. I get excited just typing about it!

There's plenty of chances to win. Six of them are going to my newsletter subscribers, and then one each to my TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter followers. Sign up to each before September 21 for your chance to win!

(The winners are randomly and automatically drawn from each pool; you don't need to do anything besides subscribe to the newsletter and follow on social media.)

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August 18, 2022

Book in a Bag Is Back!

Thank you to everyone who emailed to ask if I'd start selling the Book in a Bag kits again. As proof that I was a magpie in a past life, I have a pretty, pretty stash of them that I was saving for some desperate future narrative shortage that only I could have predicted (???), but that's weird, I guess. So, I've decided to sell them instead. When they're gone, they're gone.

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Click here to learn more. The kit comes with free access to my online editing workshop, or you can attend my September 7 in-person workshop in Minneapolis for live instruction.

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Jess Lourey is the Amazon Charts bestselling author of over 20 novels, articles, and short stories.

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