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

The Boom Bands
Last Best Day
The Stringer
We Are Not Good People
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'We Are Not Good People' book trailer

From the “exhilarating, powerful, and entertaining” (Guardian) storyteller of the 'Avery Cates' series comes a gritty supernatural thriller featuring a pair of unlikely heroes caught up in the underground world of blood magic, in Jeff Somers 'We Are Not Good People.'

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. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Flashman.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Is this a job interview? I dunno. I care too much. I'm a perfectionist. The usual stuff people say in job interviews because saying I AM PERFECT AND I LOVE MYSELF is somehow frowned upon.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Is overall handsomeness a trait? No? Then possibly my thinning hair and pot belly.

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