Josephine Dillon


"We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.” —Ernest Hemingway

8/18/15 Hello Everyone! I wanted to let all potential readers of The Blue Series know (hopefully before they read a book of mine), a few important points before deciding to embark on my story.
First: My entire series deals with God and humanity. He is an interwoven theme in the books, more so towards the end in Vol 7 and 8, but nonetheless, God is a very important character in my series. With that said, if you do not feel comfortable reading about my version of Him, please do not read my series. Good versus evil is a major play between some of my characters therefore, God has to be involved.
Secondly, My books are listed as dark fantasy, but I've also listed them in the LGBT section because there is both straight and gay sex in my series. Book 1 and 2, not so much, but it does heat up as the series goes along, however this series is NOT gay or straight erotica. If that is what you are all looking for, there are PLENTY of books out there to choose from.
And speaking of sex, my main characters are teenagers, and yes, they are placed in adult situations. They grow up in this series, which is why the first two books are limited in terms of the sexual content because obviously they are young. If this makes you uncomfortable, please do not read the series.
Lastly, there is bondage, rape, sexual violence, regular violence, profanity, and dark themes in this series. You may not see much in Volume 1, but trust me, it is dark. Please do not read this series if any of that offends you. That is the main reason why I have made Volume 1 free. If it is not your interest, you didn't have to pay for it. You may have spent some time reading it, but how many books have we all read that were a waste of time AND we paid for them?
I hope you all enjoy my series. It does not preach Christianity. I am not a Christian in that sense of the word. I do believe in God and as a writer, we are supposed to write about what we know.
Take care and happy reading,
Josephine Dillon

My Email: Please write me a message if you want, I'd love to hear from you.

Bio: As a novice writer, I wrote the first three books from The Blue Series during the years 2006 through 2009. I then wrote Volume 5 through 8 in the last two years, finishing the series last fall. Will I write another book in the series, possibly a spin off? Yes, I think I might. I need lots of positive reviews though, so shout out how much you enjoy the series, and if there is a certain character or relationship you'd like me to continue writing about, let me know :)

I grew up in Oceanside, California, attended and survived Vista High School, and did attempt twice in one lonely summer, to drown at Oceanside Beach. I desperately wanted to be a boy as a child and teenager and envied my two brothers for their gender. I was considered a loner, didn't have any friends, so I created the story as a means of escape. It worked most of the time and I have to admit, it kept me out of trouble.

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Blue Flame, The Blue Series Volume 8
Series: The Blue Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 233,760. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The final book in The Blue Series, Volume 8 begins with David and Dillon charting separate paths as they each navigate their way through Heaven and Hell’s many doors. Relationships will be challenged, the ties that bind will be tested, changed, and possibly broken, and in the end, a new world order will decide the distribution of power. Adult themes, not intended for young readers.
Blue Heaven, The Blue Series Volume 7
Series: The Blue Series, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 160,700. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
David and Dillon continue to grow and harness their powers as they each attempt to break away from what is Heavenly Ordained, in order to pursue their own individually corrupt destinies. Rising up quickly, only to fall down on their own terms, they will soon suffer the consequences of a disapproving Heavenly Audience. For mature readers only.
True Blue, The Blue Series Volume 6
Series: The Blue Series, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 218,970. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Volume 6 in the Blue Series. The spellbinding story of two brothers continues in the Blue Series. David copes with decisions of love and loyalty while plagued by the corrupt darkness of Nine. In a parallel hero's journey, Dillon embraces the struggle and recognizes the power within himself to rise from a human's existence to the angel he was meant to be all along.
Back To Blue, The Blue Series Volume 5
Series: The Blue Series, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 146,710. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Volume 5 in The Blue Series. Dillon follows Julie back into Hell against Gabriel’s wishes, hoping to convince Azmodeus to loosen his hold on her soul long enough to allow her release back into the world of the living. David becomes one of the Devil’s playmates, trying to survive in Nine as a fire element stuck in a fortress of ice. 18+ due to graphic violence, homosexual situations, profanity.
Into The Blue, The Blue Series Volume 4
Series: The Blue Series, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,890. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Volume 4 in The Blue Series. Dillon is sent on a quest to Ninth Hell to bargain with the Devil to release a fallen friend, knowing he will have to succeed in his mission in order to evolve. 17+ contains profanity, homosexual situations and violence.
Black And Blue, The Blue Series Volume 3
Series: The Blue Series, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 203,750. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Please read Volume 1, as well as Volume 2, Part 1 and Part 2 in the Blue Series first. Dillon travels further down the rabbit hole as he tries to connect with his brother David. Defying God and Angelkind, he will painfully learn what he can and cannot do as a young mortal angel. David develops demonic allies as he continues to adapt to life after death in the volatile Underworld.
Beyond The Blue, The Blue Series Volume 2, Part 2
Series: The Blue Series, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 144,140. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Please read Volume 1 and Volume 2, Part 1 first in the Blue Series. Dillon uncovers his voice and develops his own power as he struggles to adapt to the changes in his young life. Haunted by demons sent to distract and tempt him away from his faith, Dillon will either make allies with the angel sent to help him, or choose his own path.
Beyond The Blue, The Blue Series Volume 2, Part 1
Series: The Blue Series, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 172,780. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
The Blue Series, Volume 2 Part 1. Residing in two separate worlds, brothers David and Dillon struggle to remain connected while the forces of good and evil attempt to separate and divide them. Chased by the Ruler of Nine, David will either adapt and evolve, or become another harvested soul for the collection. Dillon questions God and his place in the Living World without his brother at his side.
Under The Blue, The Blue Series Volume 1
Series: The Blue Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 193,440. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Volume 1 of 8 in The Blue Series. David Smith is on the verge of self-destruction. Drawn into his dream world by a darkness he cannot detect, he unknowingly opens the door to the other side. As it begins to seduce him, he becomes less and less human. Under The Blue is a story of two brothers caught in the middle of a timeless war between good and evil. Their journey begins here.

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  • Flicker Blue 1: Plain Jane on March 11, 2012

    I just read the first novella and all I can say is what an interesting, insightful, and thoroughly engaging story! I read most of it in one quick read because it was so entertaining. I look forward to book two!!!
  • Flicker Blue 2: Jigsaw on April 12, 2012

    I am loving this series. It is like nothing I've read before. I feel as though I am watching it on a movie screen and that says more than I can write about how Brea tells her story. Well done!
  • Only the Innocent on Aug. 18, 2012

    This was a very entertaining story! I read it on a plane from San Francisco to Raleigh surrounded by crying babies and it saved me! I loved the premise, enjoyed the imagery and the attention to detail Katrina adds to the background to give the reader an accurate picture of each scene. The characters Bette and Phillip are likeable, and the ending, perfect. A great read!
  • Reaper on April 17, 2013

    LOVED THIS BOOK! It's set up for a perfect sequel and griping til the very end. Brea Nicole Bond does an amazing job creating suspense throughout this story. It's been awhile since I've sat down to just read a book and not write, edit, proofread fifty times, etc, and I have to say, Reaper was a thrill, now one of my favorites. If you love to read about dark fantasy mixed with urban reality, read this book.