Black Diamond by Ja’Nese Dixon

Black Diamond by Ja’Nese Dixon is a romantic suspense novel about an undercover FBI agent investigating a vicious group suspected of trafficking conflict diamonds.  Ja’Nese chats about some of the key topics she researched while writing Black Diamond.

About Black Diamond
Camille Blackwell, an undercover FBI agent, poses as a jewelry purchaser in an international diamond trading company in hopes of identifying the domestic players in a vicious rebel group suspected of trafficking conflict diamonds. The Bureau requests CIA renegade Marc Fulton’s assistance with sweeping international intelligence to identify the major rebel organizations with the finances and stateside connections strong enough to evade criminal prosecution, despite Camille’s objections.

Their attraction is instant and tense; both resolve to focus on the case. But when Camille receives an encrypted memory stick from a murdered co-worker Marc may be the only person she can trust.Black Diamond is the eagerly anticipated debut novel by Ja’Nese Dixon. True love, like black diamonds, is rare and precious but when murder and a persistent criminal threaten a frail relationship, will love triumph?

About Ja’Nese Dixon

Ja’Nese Dixon writes fiction novels for readers yearning to escape and disappear into a good book. Ja’Nese’s debut novel, Black Diamond is scheduled for release in June 2010. She resides in Houston, Texas, with her husband and their two children. For more information visit http://www.janesedixon.com.
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Literature & Fiction Interviews Volume II

Twenty-five of the authors  interviewed on Literature & Fiction in the first half of 2010, appear in the second volume of Literature & Fiction Interviews.

The authors in the book have provided snippets of their books and their best reviews.

The book is now available! Click on either the image or the link below to see the book on Lulu.com:

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FREE download of the book onto ebook readers, you will find the book in e-format on Smashwords:

Thank you to all the authors who took the time to answer the questions in such detail. Together, they have contributed to a book that is informative, insightful and entertaining.

Check it out; it really is a lovely book!

~Shelagh Watkins

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Jess C. Scott

Jess C. Scott is a writer/novelist/poet, artist, and general non-conformist. She recently published Porcelain, a portfolio of new and previously published short stories, poems, and essays. She is currently tweaking the final version of her next book (book #1 in a contemporary/multicultural YA series).

Shelagh: Describe yourself in five words.

Jess: jess c scott dot com

Shelagh: Please tell us about Porcelain.

Jess: Porcelain showcases the variety of styles and genres I’ve written over the past decade or so. It offers a personal draft of my navigation through a world that is fantastical, offbeat, ironic, unexpected, and true. It’s also available as a free ebook/PDF download via my website. 😉

Shelagh: What are some of the genres you write? Do you have a favourite?

Jess: I’ve written (and am not limited to) the following—contemporary fiction, new media (my first book was/is a blog/IM novel), paranormal romance, erotic fiction, YA fiction, poetry, urban fantasy, offbeat fiction, GLBT…I don’t think I have a favourite. I go with the style/medium which suits whatever there is to tell.

Shelagh: Share an excerpt of your favourite author’s work.

Jess: “What is more, she felt she had always really disliked him. Not hate: there was no passion in it. But a profound physical dislike.” Lady Chatterley’s Lover, D. H. Lawrence

Shelagh: Share the best review (or a portion) that you’ve had.

Jess: Review Excerpt of The Devilin Fey:

[The Devilin Fey] was erotic without being pornographic, emotional without being sappy, spiritual without being preachy…just enjoyable reading. Kudos to Jess Scott.” — Paul G. / Amazon review, July 2010

Review Excerpt of Porcelain: “Jess C Scott is a prolific writer…her potential is immense.” — LibraryThing.com review

Shealgh: What is your definition of “good writing”?

Jess: Something that rings true, that people can identify with.

Shelagh: What are your current projects?

Jess: I’ve a contemporary “seven deadly sins” series, an urban fantasy series, and a dark urban fantasy series which I’ve been contemplating on. Need to do lots of planning (along with my summer/fall 2010 university courses!).

Shelagh: Where can folks learn more about your books and events?

Jess: www.jesscscott.com
www.facebook.com/jesscscott
www.twitter.com/jesscscott

Shelagh: Where can folks download a copy of Porcelain?

Jess: www.jesscscott.wordpress.com/porcelain

Shelagh: For free?

Jess: Yes. Tell a friend to check it out, too. 🙂

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