At the Beach with Mira & Gage by Jocelynn Drake

8 September 2015 Jackie 0

As one of the #CMCon16 featured bloggers, I get to have a little fun with a few of the fabulous authors who will be hitting the beach for Coastal Magic 2016 by showcasing their many stories. Last year I interviewed four of the the CMC15 authors, but this year I’m […]

#CMCon16 Author Reveal: Jocelynn Drake!!

1 June 2015 Jackie 0

It’s my first author reveal for Coastal Magic Convention…I cannot wait to see Jocelynn Drake in Daytona! I’m a huge fan of her Asylum Tales and Dark Days series and I can’t wait to see what she does next. Love comes in many varied forms. There is the love of family, love […]

Demon’s Fury / Demon’s Vow / Inner Demon by Jocelynn Drake

27 November 2014 Nicole 0

When I heard the news that Jocelynn Drake would be releasing another Asylum Tales novel, I squee’d with glee and anxiously awaited to get a copy.  As you know, the final story Gage has to tell is released in a serial format: Demon’s Fury, Demon’s Vow and Inner Demon.  Rather than doing […]

Thoughts on what I’ve been reading

25 August 2013 Jackie 2

I haven’t been doing a lot of reviewing lately, but I have been reading. You can only say “OMG it was fraking awesome” so many times before it gets old. Since I’ve mainly been reading series I’m invested in with a couple new ones sprinkled in, and to avoid saying […]

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Guest Author: Jocelynn Drake (+Contest)

30 April 2013 Jackie 10

I am excited to welcome author Jocelynn Drake as she gets ready to celebrate the release of her second Asylum Tales novel, Dead Man’s Deal. And mark your calendars – Jocelynn and I are going to be doing another TalkShoe event to discuss all things Gage, so make sure you […]

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Dead Man’s Deal by Jocelynn Drake

22 April 2013 Nicole 0

I’m a huge Jocelynn Drake fan.  Loved her Dark Days series and was super excited when she announced details about her new series, Asylum Tales, which began with Angel’s Ink.  Dead Man’s Deal is the second, and possibly final, book in The Asylum Tales (there are 2 prequel novellas, The Asylum Interviews: […]

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Angel’s Ink by Jocelynn Drake

16 October 2012 Nicole 1

I LOVED Jocelynn Drake’s Dark Days series and was sad to see it end but was super excited when she announced her new series.  The first book in this new series is Angel’s Ink and it was fabulous.  Jocelynn’s writing keeps improving with each book and I loved that the concept for […]

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Guest Author: Jocelynn Drake & Angel’s Ink (Contest)

16 October 2012 Jackie 77

Today, I would like to welcome Jocelynn Drake to Literary Escapism as we celebrate the release of Angel’s Ink, the first full length novel in her new Asylum Tales series. Buyer beware . . . Looking for a tattoo—and maybe a little something extra: a burst of good luck, a dollop […]


The Asylum Interviews: Trixie by Jocelynn Drake

27 September 2012 Nicole 0

The Asylum Interviews: Trixie is the second prequel in Jocelynn Drake’s new series, The Asylum Tales.  As the title denotes, in this novella, we get to learn how Trixie and Gage (the hero of the series) meet.  A disclaimer here, I read Angel’s Ink, the first full length novel of the […]