JJ Brown

Biography

Author J.J.Brown was born in the Catskill Mountain region of New York and has lived in New York City for two decades. She has published novels, short stories and poems. J.J.Brown was a research scientist before turning to fiction writing. She completed a PhD in genetics and her research is published in leading science and education journals.

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Books

The Doctor's Dreams
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Doctor Marsha Arzt has mysteriously gone missing somewhere between Manhattan and Brooklyn, in the first novella of The Doctor's Dreams. Looking for clues, her brother discovers Marsha kept a secret dream diary of nightmares. In the second novella, workaholic chemist Eve Wissen is adrift in New York City after a surprise layoff. Numbers are no longer her friends as she tries to reinvent her life.
Brindle 24
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,550. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the isolated town of Brindle, a community is torn apart by gas drilling. A scientist investigating a report of a dead pet cat suspects the chemicals injected deep below in the ancient beds of the Marcellus Shale. Follow the fates of an artistic teen daughter, her pregnant mother, and her veteran father over 24 hours during the last day in the life of their town.
American Dream
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young artist living in poverty finds himself in line to inherit a family castle. Follow his journey to overcome clinical depression and claim a place in his family with his son. In this character study, scientist author J.J.Brown explores healing of creativity for people with emotional illness.
Natural Supernatural Love
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
New poems with illustrations from author J.J.Brown express love of nature and explore human connections with the supernatural. From earthquakes to lightning storms, the poems pull readers into a stream of union with the natural world. The author also writes of supernatural fears and spiritual visions. Love poems probe both tender and violent bonds between lovers and society.
Vector a Modern Love Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
A doctor tells the complex and personal tale of his HIV patients' intertwined lives and loves. Opera student Eva is infatuated with her mentor, a successful older man who runs a philanthropic Foundation for HIV care in New York City. Eva confuses dramatic opera fantasies with reality and plunges into a romantic tragedy.
Death and the Dream
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Scientist storyteller J.J.Brown's fourteen short stories explore death and dreams. From tragic moments in childhood up to crises of conscience in the research labs of New York City, the stories illuminate the beauty and the horror of ordinary lives. Mothers, daughters, scientists and murderers explore the fine line drawn between sanity and insanity, reality and dream, life and death.

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