Jessica E. Subject is the author of contemporary and science fiction romance, ranging from sweet to sexy. In her stories, you could meet clones, or a sexy alien or two. You may even be transported to another planet for a romantic rendezvous.
When Jessica isn’t reading, writing, or doing dreaded housework, she likes to get out and walk. Fast. But she just may slow down if there is a waterfall nearby.
Jessica lives in Ontario, Canada with her husband and two energetic children. And she loves to hear from her readers. You can find her at jessicasubject.com and on twitter @jsubject.
When did you start writing?
I’ve been writing stories here and there for most of my life, but it was when I was on maternity leave with my second child that I started writing with the intention of submitting my work to publishers.
What inspires your writing?
Everyday life. I watch the news, read articles, people watch, and stare up at the night sky, always asking “what if?”
What is the best part about being a writer?
I absolutely love hearing from my readers. Finding out that someone has enjoyed something you wrote is simply wonderful. And I look forward to meeting my readers at the Romancing the Capital Convention in Ottawa, Canada in April 2015.
Is there something special or unique about you or your book you’d like to tell us about?
In the Underground series, not only are the rebels fighting against the oppression of the corporation, they are also fighting for their right to love whomever they choose. All the stories in the Alien Next Door series are about learning that your next door neighbor is really an alien.
Never Gonna Let You Go (The Underground #1)
Science Fiction | Adult
Caught in a tangle of lies, Calla Jacobs must sort through the truth to discover where she truly belongs. A biologist for Planet Core, she finds herself ensnared in a web of deceit. Sent to Airondelle, she must work with a team to prepare the newly discovered planet for colonists from Earth. But the mission does not go as she expected. Her former lover, Erik Edwards, shuns her, sending Calla into the arms of Melina Holloway, their commander, for the attention she craves and more. A confrontation among the trio leaves her with a broken heart, and fleeing from the two people she trusted most.
Attempting to break free from the lies that bind her, she discovers Planet Core has deceived everyone. And when she returns to Earth, Calla learns just how far Planet Core’s control reaches.
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She needed to focus on the mission. The rapat. She’d been observing the creatures during daylight hours—two more than she’d grown used to on Earth—for a week now, yet she found herself no closer to figuring out a way to capture one without using Earth tranquilizers. With no idea how the drugs would react with one of these creatures, she refused to take the risk. If the rapat were to be tested as a viable food source for the people of Earth who would one day settle
here, she needed to capture one by indigenous means.
The thought of killing and preparing one of the fascinating creatures for consumption repulsed her, but she’d already collected samples of all of the vegetation. The berries, leaves, and bark of the crancait all proved to contain toxins that, when consumed over time, would kill a human. Perhaps the rapat avoided them for the same reason. She’d tested the dry, pink-flowered vegetation the rapat fed on, but found it lacked too many of the vitamins and minerals necessary for human life. Until the next crew arrived to survey another part of the planet, the rapat remained their only option. She had to capture one, test it, skin it, and then prepare its meat for freezing. Planet Core would process the meat for consumption when they returned to Earth, if the rapat proved viable. Thank goodness I don’t have to eat one because I don’t think I could.
Tired of waiting for one to approach her, Calla decided to take action. She needed something to focus on to keep her mind from drifting to inappropriate thoughts about her commander. With only a week left on Airondelle, she needed positive results to be considered for any future missions. She pulled out the dagger she kept sheathed in her boot for defense against any yet undiscovered creatures on the planet. Creeping through the grass, she spotted her target—a young rapat, brown with pink spots, just old enough to begin wandering away from its mother. Ready to attack, she gasped as the herd snuffled out a warning cry and then bolted in front of her. Shit! Every one of them took off, bounding across the fields, and she couldn’t come up with any reason why. She hadn’t moved an inch.
Vegetation rustled behind her. The sound grew closer. She spun around to face a possible attacker, her knife held high.
“Whoa, Jacobs. Put the knife down.” Holloway stood before her, arms raised in submission. Even dressed in her camo uniform, her chestnut-colored hair pulled back in a severe ponytail, she still eclipsed any model from any of the fashion emagazines.
Calla struggled to keep her hands by her sides and cursed under her breath. Anger was better than revealing her other feelings. “You scared my herd away.”
Her commander smirked as if she’d done it on purpose. “It’s a good thing, too. You were about to kill one.”
Interesting Information about Never Gonna Let You Go
Never Gonna Let You Go was inspired by a piece I wrote in my high school Science Fiction English class. And all three titles come from a song by Rick Astley.
- Never Gonna Let You Go (The Underground #1)
- Never Gonna Desert You (The Underground #2)
- Never Gonna Say Goodbye (The Underground #3)
Alien Admirer (Alien Next Door #2)
Science Fiction | Adult
He fills her with forbidden longing…
Widowed for over a year, Sera longs for the company of her younger, sexier neighbor, the one man she can never have—unless she plans to rob the cradle. It’s too dangerous…
She’s the only one for him…
Adam never wanted to settle down…until Sera. But even when her children give him the green light, he must prove age is an alien concept…
Will Sera give him a chance, or will Adam be left in the cold, never more than her alien admirer?
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Interesting Information about Alien Admirer
I came up with the idea for this series when I was cleaning our family room. I was vacuuming, listening to Spaceman by Bif Naked, and I asked myself “What if there really was a little girl staring out her window, and she saw an alien land on Earth?”
- Alien Adoration (Alien Next Door #1)
- Alien Admirer (Alien Next Door #2)
- Alien Attraction (Alien Next Door #3) – coming soon
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Thank you so much for hosting me and for all your support during Blogger Book Fair! I hope you have a wonderful weekend! 🙂
You’re very welcome, Jessica! And I will keep an eye out for more of your work!