Posts Tagged: ja huss

How We Hate the Insta-Love, Smart-Ass, Cliché Romance

How We Hate the Insta-Love, Smart-Ass, Cliché Romance

Did it start with Twilight? Or was that just the first time we noticed it on such a big scale? I’ve seen a lot of hate over the insta-love in the reviews of other authors. I can relate to the frustrated reviewers because it’s hard to respect the insta-love some characters seem to have for one another these days. Ditto for pointless smart-ass dialog. My book series, I Am Just Junco, is not a romance, but there is a romantic sub-plot between the two main characters (Junco and Tier). When I set out to develop their relationship I only had three hard and fast rules: No insta-love No smart-ass comments unless the other character deserved it No pointless arguing just for the sake of cute one-liners In fact I went out of my way to make Tier careful – believe me when I tell you Junco deserves a little extra… Read more »

October 26, 2012 Uncategorized 3

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New Adult Books by J.A. Huss

New Adult Books by J.A. Huss

 I Am Just Junco Series CLUTCH – In 2152 the avian race is on Earth looking for something stolen from them decades ago – their genetics.  At the center of the search lies the Rural Republic; a small backwards farming country with high hopes of military domination and a penchant for illegal bioengineering. 19 year old Junco Coot is the daughter of the Rural Republic’s ranking commander. She’s the most foul-mouthed, wildly unpredictable and ruthless sniper the Rural Republic has ever trained.  But when her father’s death sparks a trip into forbidden places, she triggers events that will change everything she knows to be true. As an elite avian military officer, Tier’s mission is to destroy the bioengineering projects, kill Commander Coot’s daughter, and return home immediately. There’s just one problem. Junco isn’t who she claims to be. With no one to trust, not even herself, Junco must confront the… Read more »

September 25, 2012 Uncategorized 0

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