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JAX



A pseudonym used by Jacquelyn Frank

Jax (Jacquelyn Frank) was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas. She is a retired schoolteacher with a Master's degree in Education and Bachelor's in Liberal Arts.

She is a contributing author to two pieces for Chicken Soup for the Latino Soul (Grandma's Recipe and A Bridge to Freedom. Her short story, A Shadow to Call her Own, was published by Amazon Shorts.com. Her self-published urban fantasy novel, Heart of the Jaguar, is the first out of three in the series of novels for young adults. She is currently conducting research and writing the prequel to her second novel.

Jacqueline Mendez has participated in several speaking engagements such as the Barnes & Noble Chicken Soup Spanish edition book signing (March 2008), the Reading Awareness symposium at Weslaco STC (Oct 20007), Latino Writer's Society in San Antonio, TX (April 2007), San Antonio College Author book Fair (April 14 2007), appeared on Radio Ventana - an online radio station (April 2007), spoke at the University of Texas at Brownsville (May 2007), the Edwards James Olmos festival in Dallas, TX (2006), made appearances in the San Antonio Living Show on WOAI (2005), and has done promotional readings with Barnes & Noble. She is also a member of IFMASA (Independent Film Maker's Association of San Antonio) and an advocate for battered women and children of abuse.
 
Novels
   The Bid (2010)
   Hunter (2013)
   Dangerous (2013)
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