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Boy, this site is quiet…

Okay folks, sorry about the quiet. Hubby’s home for summer, I’m on deadline, and yada yada yada. But things are coming: * Catherine and I will post another chapter of Hour of the Dragon soon! * News coming from Julie Kenner soon (hint: think Kate and demon hunting soccer moms, and Beth and vampires!) *… Read more »

Come meet Herman!!!!!

A new chapter posted in HOUR OF THE DRAGON. Click the link in the left sidebar to go to the Table of Contents and start at Chapter One, or click HERE to jump straight to the new Chapter Four!

Got me some cover copy!

And more news on the Shadow Keepers front: Got great back cover copy for November’s e-novella, Midnight. Check it out at http://jkbeck.com/shadow-keepers-midnight/

Shadow Keepers Update

Just heard from Bantam that the ebook, SHADOW KEEPERS: MIDNIGHT, has been bumped. It’s going to be released in the fall, closer to the release of the next three books in the series. So stay tuned! And sorry for the delay….I know a lot of you have been asking why it’s not up on Amazon… Read more »

Eeek! Ryan's a crazy, unlicensed driver!

It’s been crazy busy around here, but we have another scene of Hour of the Dragon for your reading pleasure (and expect another full chapter by this time next week. Really. Catherine is sitting here poking me and saying “yes, yes, another chapter” so it will be done!) You can read all about it here!… Read more »

Ack! Astrid's taken by a crazed mummy!

Yup, that’s right folks, the Amazing Catherine and I have another scene up in The Hour of the Dragon. Enjoy! (And, yes, I’ve been a bad, bad blogger. Blame it on deadlines. But books and story goodness are coming your way soon!)

New release and a free read!

Lots of cool stuff. First and foremost, THOSE WHO FIGHT MONSTERS IS OUT! Get your hot off the press copy! From the B&N SciFi and Fantasy Blog: Revolving around the theme of occult detectives, the 14 stories included within feature beloved heroes and heroines from some of the most popular paranormal fantasy series on the… Read more »

The Occult Detectives are coming!!!

Oh yeah! Almost release date for Kate’s short story…and is she in dang good company or what? Check it out: Got Vampires? Ghosts? Monsters? We Can help! Those Who Fight Monsters: Tales of Occult Detectives, is your one-stop-shop for Urban Fantasy’s finest anthology of the supernatural. 14 sleuths are gathered together for the first time… Read more »

The Neptune/Austin Throwdown

Years late (as usual) I’ve become a huge fan of Veronica Mars – and am extremely bummed that it was canceled before I was ready for it to be over, thank you very much. Yes, it’s all about me. While Season 3 was nowhere near as strong as 1 or 2, it was still entertaining,… Read more »

Come say hi in Pflugerville!

Just in time for Valentine’s day…on Saturday, February 12, enjoy refreshments, a romance novel book swap, games and prizes and meet authors Robyn DeHart, Jan Hudson, Julie Kenner (aka J.K. Beck)(aka ME!!!), April Kihlstrom, Julia London, Emily McKay, Jane Myers Perrine, Evelyn Palfrey, Sherry Thomas and Tracy Wolff (aka Tessa Adams and Tracy Deebs) If… Read more »