Exceptionally well written, I would recommend that you read this book as part of a series. Highly recommended."
--Archeolibrarian 5/5 stars
From the Author
Q: What aspects of writing gives you the most trouble?
A: Some of the more emotional scenes are difficult, only because to do justice to why a character reacts they way they do, without providing an easy emotional out, is tricky business. Anger's a great emotion, but can be overused. Fear, even in the strongest person, can be the most corrosive. Love can cut both ways on the good/evil spectrum. But emotions are the core of who we are, and they are the core of my characters. And scraping through those emotions aren't just painful for my character, they're painful to write.
Q: Where did the idea for your story come from?
A: I've always been fascinated by the arena of psychic abilities, plus I may have a teeny-tiny bit of a conspiracy theorist residing in a small dark corner. I also read a great deal outside of fiction, and one particular book, THE SEARCH FOR THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE by John D. Marks, which follows the history of behavioral science and the CIA, helped sparked the idea. After finishing that book, I moved on to THE PSYCHOPATH NEXT DOOR. Um, yeah, my research library of non-fiction titles would be scary to an outsider.
Q: What are some of your favorite books and why?
A: My list is long, way longer than you have time for, but Urban Fantasy is my first love, Romantic Suspense is right behind it. The ability to tie in the paranormal with heart-pounding action while two characters figure out what the hell is between them--priceless (yep, hearing that credit card commercial in my head now). One of my all time favorite authors is Patricia Briggs of the Mercy Thompson series. I so want to be her when I grow up. Her characters are so heart-breakingly real, I don't ever want her stories to end. Same goes with Ilona Andrews and her Kate Daniels series, even Jennifer Estep's Elemental Assassin. Anne Bishop and Catherine Feehan's stuff are always a must have. I have a crush on Jim Butcher (Dresden Files) and Kevin Hearne (Iron Druid Chronicles). Yet, Cynthia Eden, Kaylea Cross, Stephanie Tyler, Natasza Waters, and Rebecca Zanetti are also a group I'd love to be associated with. Not to mention Iris Johansen and Lisa Jackson. All of these authors, their characters are real and linger long after I put a book down, enough so I re-read until all that's left is tattered pages.
PSY-IV TEAMS Series Order - ongoing:
Other ongoing series by Jami:
KYN KRONICLES Series Order - Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance
FATE'S VULTURES Series Order - Post-Apocalyptic Romantic Suspense