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19 April, 2010
Introducing...Chameleon by JA Adams
When dreams turn into nightmares, spur of the moment decisions test the silent codes of family honor. Diane Darhling, beautiful, scholarly, and heir to a multi-million dollar fortune, finds herself caught in a triangular web of love gone seriously wrong. Two men, Jimmy and Jerrell, whose polarized unrelenting desire to have her is felt to the depths of the soul. One loves unconditionally. The other, a suave psychopath. Reading like a backdrop story from headline news, a twisted plan, forged in pathological and psychotic manipulation, is plotted by the Chameleon.
JA Adams on Chameleon...
How would you classify Chameleon’s genre?
Psychological suspense/thriller with a faith-based undertone.
What type of readers love this story? The readership crosses all ages, gender and ethnicities. However, I do not recommend the book to anyone under age 15 without a parent’s okay, due to the mature content.
What made you decide to write about the love triangle between Diane Darhling, Jarrell Ellison, and Jimmy Dupree? I like creating polarized characters. Everyone has a counterpart to themselves. I show this by creating opposing characters.
Are they based on real people? Although not a one-on-one match, I utilize the technique known as composite character development.
How has Chameleon affected the lives of your readers? In ways too numerous to list. Many readers who are victims or survivors have thanked me, saying the book let them know they were not crazy. For others, it gave them the strength they needed to move forward.
What lesson do you want readers to walk away with? Regardless of how bad it gets, you can lean on your faith to make it through and come out on the other side a whole person.
About JA Adams
JA Adams, author of three psychological suspense novels, uses personal and professional experiences to bring awareness to psychological issues that affect our relationships. For 30 years, Adams has worked with traumatized victims of violence and crime. Adams’ experience, paired with her writings, allude to healing the spirit and soul of victims.
Adams currently resides outside of Austin, Texas. She continues to write and volunteers with numerous organizations, bringing awareness to teen dating violence and womens issues, as well as, advocating against intimate partner and family violence. Such organizations include the Ortralla Foundation and Recovery Ministry at Gateway Church. Moreover, she regularly speaks and mentors women using her life as proof that one can love again after trauma.
To learn more about JA Adams and her work visit www.jaadamsauthor.com or join her Facebook Fan Page at www.facebook.com/fansofjaadams. She also has an author profile on SIR (Shhh...I'm Reading!) Authors at www.sirauthors.com.
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