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THE OTHER SIDE OF LIFE (Book #1, Cyberpunk Elven Trilogy)


The Other Side of Life, Book #1

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A thieving duo’s world turns upside down when an Elven rogue uncovers the heinous dealings of a megacorporation.

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Synopsis: Anya and Leticia are partners-in-crime who steal for a living. Their world turns upside down after a chance encounter with fellow rogue, Ithilnin—the enigmatic leader of an Elven band of thieves.

A scuffle to prove who’s “the better thief” transforms into more than Anya and Ithilnin ever bargained for. They retrieve the missing piece of an ancient poem, before getting caught in the secret dealings of a megacorporation. What they uncover threatens to alter the very essence of not just human life, but the other side as well.

Elven intrigue, cyberpunk action, and a deadly dose of danger come together in The Other Side of Life [Book #1 in the (Cyberpunk) Elven Trilogy].

GENRE: Urban Fantasy / Cyberpunk / YA with adult crossover appeal

* Recommended for adults or young adults seeking cyberpunk themes (not hardcore sci-fi), and a love story (not fluffy romance).

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Book #2 | The Darker Side of Life
Book #3 | The Arcane Side of Life

Laer (the dark elf in Book#2) makes an appearance in SKINS--a
free short story!

UPDATE (July 2013): I'll be working on Books 2 and 3 to improve on the plot and characterization, instead of rushing through the trilogy. Thank you for your patience :) -- Jess.

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COVER ART: Jess C Scott



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"Jess is an author of multiple books who has earned an established and growing readership. She writes passionately and delivers what she promises. This novel has a fast pace, takes its storyline seriously, is loaded with suspense and evokes genuine emotion in its love story. I think you will like her book. Open the cover and say to Nin and Anya, Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo: 'A star shines on the hour of our meeting.' The adventure is about to begin."
Matthew Posner "The Dean"

"I have to honestly say I was pleasantly surprised by The Other Side of Life. Not only was it extremely well edited, but the plot was more well written than some house published books I’ve read. Truly, this was an incredible fantasy novel and a series I’m hoping Jess C Scott keeps up with, because she’s obviously extremely talented."
– Review @ There's A Book

"With the plethora of cookie cutter fiction out there, this was a breath of fresh air for me. . .the world was so believable and well described that when I went to bed that night I had a dream about breaking in to a corporate tower with a group of elves. I’m not lying."
– Review @ The Bitter Truth

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* Enters Amazon UK Bestseller List!
#42 in Kindle eBooks > Fantasy > Contemporary | April 2011
#66 in Kindle eBooks > Fantasy > Contemporary | Aug 2011

* Enters Smashwords Bestseller List!
#6 in Fiction > Literature > Fantasy (urban) | July 2011
# 8 in Fiction > Young adult or teen > Sci-fi & Fantasy | July 2011

Featured in Bards and Sages Newsletter (May 2011).

Book of the Moment @ Reading Kindle (Dec 2011).

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Nin knew how much humans loved money, riches, and material things — though he never really could understand why. The more technologically advanced the human species got, the more isolated they seemed to become, at the same time. It was alarming, how humans could spend entire lifetimes engaged in all kinds of activities, without getting any closer to knowing who they really were, inside.


"That's sad. How plastic and artificial life has become. It gets harder and harder to find something...real." Nin interlocked his fingers and stretched out his arms. "Real love, real friends, real body parts..."

* Jess has had buyers as a result of the book trailer.

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