a paranormal women’s fiction novella

Echoes of Ink

Book One of The Seasoned Scribe

June was looking for a midlife reset.

Instead, she found a magical destiny that shaped another world.

And left hers in ruins.

Empowered midlife fantasy fiction

Jen (JB) Lassalle

JB (Jen) Lassalle is a writer of paranormal women’s fiction and midlife fantasy fiction. She likes strong females who are more than just a bit awkward, dimensional males who roll with the punches, and found family friendships that triumph over nuanced bad guys you love to hate.

Jen is a New Orleans resident. The city, and the surrounding areas, serve as a rich backdrop for a world where magic exists and mystical creatures are not only real, but live among us.

When Jen isn’t writing, she’s hanging with her family or friends drinking coffee. She likes lifting weights (no, really), loves swimming, and plays video games. She’s a borderline obsessive crafter. And, of course, she reads.

Jen and her husband have two kids. One is an avid competitive swimmer (which sucks up all their weekend time). The other is a daydreamer like Jen who plays the Mega Man theme on his guitar and can solve a Rubik’s cube in under two minutes.

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Jen Lassalle is a consummate writer, painting pictures with her prose. Her scenes unfold in front of us like an expertly shot movie. She conjures vivid images in our minds that compel us to keep reading and characters we think about long after we finish their stories.


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