Book Club Mom’s Author Update: News from JP McLean

Author name: JP McLean

Book to feature: Blood Mark

News to share: I’m pleased to share the news that Blood Mark, the first in a brand-new paranormal thriller series, will be released on October 19, 2021.

What if your lifelong curse is the only thing keeping you alive? Abandoned at birth, life has always been a battle for Jane Walker. She and her best friend, Sadie, spent years fighting to survive Vancouver’s cutthroat underbelly. That would have been tough enough without Jane’s mysterious afflictions: an intricate pattern of blood-red birthmarks that snake around her body and vivid, heart-wrenching nightmares that feel so real she wakes up screaming.

After she meets the first man who isn’t repulsed by her birthmarks, Jane thinks she might finally have a chance at happiness. Her belief seems confirmed as the birthmarks she’s spent her life so ashamed of magically begin to disappear. Yet, the quicker her scarlet marks vanish, the more lucid and disturbing Jane’s nightmares become—until it’s impossible to discern her dreams from reality, and Jane comes to a horrifying realization:

The nightmares that have plagued her since childhood are actually visions of real people being stalked by a deadly killer. And all this time, her birthmarks have been the only things protecting her from becoming his next victim.

Brief bio and other books: JP (Jo-Anne) McLean has received honourable mentions from the Whistler Independent Book Awards and the Victoria Writers Society. She lives with her husband on Denman Island, which is nestled between the coast of British Columbia and Vancouver Island. Her other titles include the seven-book series, The Gift Legacy.

Website and social media links: 

Website: jpmcleanauthor.com
Facebook: @JPMcLeanBooks
Twitter: @jpmcleanauthor
Goodreads: J.P. McLean
Instagram: jpmcleanauthor


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26 thoughts on “Book Club Mom’s Author Update: News from JP McLean

  1. I have read it. And I am not a thriller-reader – but this book kept me reading – I forgot to do my house wife duties. And forgot bedtime. What an imagination this lady has. Where is it coming from – dreams? I am waiting for the continuation… Having read Jo-Ann’s other books I am an avid fan of hers!

      1. HI Barbara, thank you, I had a great baking weekend and finished my Happy Holiday Halloween Hextravaganza. I’ve entered it in a gingerbread competition and will share it on my blog when the voting opens. I also made my mom a black forest cake for her birthday.

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