Jeff Somers

Jeff Somers was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. After graduating college he wandered aimlessly for a while, but the peculiar siren call of New Jersey brought him back to his homeland. Visit him at and, and on Twitter at @JeffreySomers.

Books by this Author

Urban Enemies
The Boom Bands
Last Best Day
The Stringer
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Demum, veniunt porci.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Novelist Rock Star. I'd sing my novels and people would love it.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "You Guys!" and "YOLO" are the mark of the avoided.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. A warm Spring evening, a bottle of Glenmorangie, cats lounging on the deck, a latpop on my knees, my wife The Duchess laughing at something that happened on television.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. whiskey.

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