J. Montana


J. Montana is the artist and pen name of Jeanine Wright . She is a self taught artist, receiving an AAS in Art & Advertising Design at a New York City college. Her interest in writing started at a young age, encouraged by a single mother who emphasized the importance of reading. She read everything from the Bible to classical mythology, from Harlequin romance to S. E. Hinton and Hemingway to Lovecraft. The majority of Jeanine's life was focused on art, as writing to a back seat. While pursuing art she also took an interest in literature classes and creative writing, spending hours producing poetry. It would take a college professor that would start her on the path to penning her 1st novel. It took Jeanine 10 years to compete a finish manuscript because again writing would be pushed aside for her art and single-parenting. However, it would be the art an her love of creating that would join the two. The Pure Blood series came about in the 90's from a painting titled, 'The Guardian'. Jeanine is a huge fan of authors like, Stephen King, Harold Robbins, Sydney Sheldon and Jackie Collins who fueled an imagination already creative from being an artist. It is said, “To be a good writer, you must be a good reader.” To this day, Jeanine is still addicted to the written word She is the single parent of to adult children and two granddaughter. She currently resides in NYC.

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The Funny Truth about Parenting (A Black Mother's Birdseye view on Parenthood)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,440. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
The funny truth about parenting from the point of view of a Black Mother and a single parent at that. I discuss my comparison of Dr. Spock vs Mr. Spock. We discuss New Generation Parenting which is absolute Madness going on out there in the U.S. We have at least two generations of adult-children that believe becoming a manger at Burger King or McDonald's is making it. Being Born Black in America.
The Soulless: Pure Blood - book IV (Trials of Lilliana)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,060. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Behind the backdrop of the fashion world an illicit alliance is made. A wolfen is created from the streets of Gotham and a slayer shows his knack for hunting. But, lurking in the dark an Old One is unleashed upon the world
The Lost: Pure Blood - book III (Trials ofLilliana)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Orphaned by her parents and running from over zealous guardians, Lillie has learn to use her wits and resources to avoid danger. She is befriended by two other runaways, Akela and Scarlett, who run interference with local underworld. But, sometimes you can't run from your past as immortals and the Hierarchy take notice.
The Immortals: Pure Blood - book II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,270. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Judgment had been passed and only a handful of humans caught a glimpse. Once the smoke cleared, two immortals stand bare with only vengeance on their minds. In the blink of an eye an alliance will be made in blood and all of creation shall be at stake.
Pure Blood - book I
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,980. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Free will is possessed by all living creatures in the universe. Since the beginning of their creation the humans were faulty. Living among them hidden in the darkness are the very creatures that frighten us all until she came and bought everything into the Light

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