REDEMPTION: Jagger’s Story releases March 10, 2021

Synopsis For Bianca Schumann, a Former Tender and esteemed mediator in vampire society, straddling the human and vampire worlds has become infinitely more complicated as the two worlds prepare for battle. When she finds herself the target of Species Purifiers, she enlists the help of Jagger Kaius to exact revenge on the humans responsible for…

PERCEPTION Pre-order, NetGalley

Content warning: Police violence. Available on NetGalley June 15, 2020 https://www.netgalley.com/catalog/book/194578 Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/53247679-perception He wants to be seen. She wants to be heard. The world wants them eliminated. The Kaius vampires have long relied on Mikhail's empathic skills to help maintain the peace. Incessantly pummeled by the vibes of his bloodline, Mickey teeters along the…

But Seriously, This Woman

The artist is a lifelong friend, an amazing woman, the first beta reader I ever had, talented to the max, and is finally sharing her mad skillz with the world. I’m anxiously awaiting the rest of my order so I can show off her designs (and yeah, I’m definitely stalking her pages for more) because…

REDEMPTION Isn’t Easy

"I am not some new trainee ignorant on protocols and requiring punishment.”“No,” Jagg snarked back, his light blue eyes ovaling. “You’re a Former Tender who has forgotten her place.” Who among us hasn’t opened our mouths and said something stupid because we’re too emotionally stunted to deal with falling for someone? Possessing fangs doesn’t make…

REDEMPTION: The Haunt Vault Book Three 10/03/21

"Those edges need work."With a sigh, Bianca turned toward the small balcony off her bedroom. Jagger stood against the rail, his arms crossed nonchalantly over his chest despite the impending rise of the sun."Where are the others?" she asked through the glass, unlatching the sliding door."I doubled back and dropped them off in Lincoln," he…

Pre-Order Now Available for REDEMPTION: The Haunt Vault Book Three

In the game of revenge, rules are made to be broken. Preorder now available: https://katjadesjarlais.wordpress.com/books/ For Bianca Schumann, a Former Tender and esteemed mediator in vampire society, straddling the human and vampire worlds has become infinitely more complicated as the two worlds prepare for battle. When she finds herself the target of Species Purifiers, she…

Devolving Frustration

I’ve hit a new level of frustration over the current global pandemic. and I won’t apologize for it. Margaret Meade said she believed the earliest sign of civilization was “a healed femur.” The femur is, of course, the thigh bone. In a society based on hunting and gathering, a person with a fractured thigh bone…

5 CUPCAKES to Junkyard Dog 🧁🧁🧁🧁🧁

Every author loves a glowing review. But there’s something extra special about a glowing emotionally charged review. Over at Cupcakes and Popcorn, Junkyard Dog received one of those reviews this week and it has rejuvenated me during this final stretch of National Novel Writing Month, because Junkyard Dog was my 2017 project. 🧁🧁🧁🧁🧁 https://cupcakesandpopcorn.wordpress.com/2020/11/25/junkyard-dog-hellhounds-1-by-katja-dejarlais/

Glass Ceilings

My husband watched his Canadian wife cry throughout Kamala Harris's speech and I think he now gets the difference between thinking it would happen in our lifetimes and actually SEEING a woman stand as VP of the USA. This will be normal for our daughters and our son. NORMAL. They are growing up in a…