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All About Jeanne Adams

It’s wonderful for a writer to live near Washington, DC as I do. The research resources are fabulous, the scenery is great – complete with monuments, gorgeous public buildings, and the most amazing, weird, convoluted, political people – and I get to be here with the most awesome family, friends and neighbors in the world. I live here with my wonderful husband (he’s my personal hero), my two delightful, growing-too-fast sons, and my silly dogs.

I teach classes on body disposal, making your writing space work for you, and surviving "almost there" in the writing world.

Being part of the Ad(d)ams Family, as you can imagine, Halloween is my favorite holiday. I love to work in the garden, run my dogs, hang out with my family, and write.

Oh, and I love, love, LOVE being a Romance Bandit!

Other than that, as another, more famous author says, the rest is subject to change without notice.


A Coke and a Smile….

Do you remember that slogan?  Coca-Cola drags it out now and again in an ad campaign here and there, just to remind us that they have it.  Of course, they have so many clever ad slogans at Coke that they’re beating pretty much everyone at the soft-drink-selling game. They happen to be my favorite – in Diet Coke form – so I’m a bit partial.  And yes, I CAN tell the difference between Coke, Pepsi and a store-bought-cola brand. Now I have friends who sweat by Pepsi.  Won’t drink a Coke unless forced.  I feel that way about my Coke
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A Generosity of Spirit…

Women, as Rudyard Kipling once observed in his poem The Female of the Species, can be deadly.  They can be mean (a la Mean Girls), they can be just as much bullies as boys or men. They can. But, most of  the time, they aren’t. Most of the time, they will breathe their last breath before they let someone else go hungry, ill-clothed, ill-shod or unloved.  Women will literally take the shirt off their backs and run around, embarassed, in their underwear, if it means they helped someone, as many did in the aftermath of the Boston bombing. Humans, men
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“OH, Yeah, baby!” an Ode to One-Liners

“I do not think that means what you think it means!” (Princess Bride) “Stop rhyming and I mean it!” “Anybody want a peanut?” (Viceni to the Giant – Princess Bride) “Say hello to my little friend!” (Scarface) “My Captain! My Captain!” (Dead Poets Society) “I’m not angry, I’ve just been in a bad mood for 40 years!” (Steel Magnolias…I’m not sure I’ve got the quote exactly right on this one…) “I’m pretty sure the answer to that one is going to be “I Am Groot”” (Guardians of the Galaxy) “Take off the shiny suit and what are you, huh?” “Genius,
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  • this-old-homicide
  • A High-End Finish by Kate Carlisle
  • Christmas with a SEAL cover
  • Her Christmas Earl: A Regency Novella
  • Tiara Wars
  • A SEAL's Fantasy cover
  • What a Duke Dares
  • The Whisky Laird's Bed
  • A Perfect Trade final
  • Baby Steps
  • The Book Stops Here by Kate Carlisle
  • BOund by Moonlight
  • Sentinel_Final
  • Vanished final Bestselling w quote
  • Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000026_00036]
  • marrying the cowboy
  • second-chance-seduction-150
  • A Cowboy in Her Stocking
  • A Perfect Distraction
  • Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000031_00009]
  • Guardian
  • Close to the Edge final front only
  • Love in the Land of Lakes
  • historical romantic thrillers box 1
  • bigler county box 2
  • The Patrician final 800 by 500 (3)
  • Mad About the Earl
  • Deadly Little Lies
  • Heiress in Love
  • Deadly Little Secrets