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Jennifer Macaire

Jennifer Macaire is an American freelance writer/illustrator. She was born in Kingston, NY and lived in Samoa, California and the Virgin Islands before moving to France. Married to a professional polo player, she has three children. She has published short stories in various magazines. One of her short stories was nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

In June 2002 she won the 3am/Harper Collins flash fiction contest for her story There Are Geckos. Her story Islands appears in A Dictionary of Failed Relationships published by Three River's Press, an imprint of Penguin Putnam.

She has written a series of fiction novels based on the life of Alexander the Great - the first, Time For Alexander published by Jacobyte Books in April 2002 is an EPPIE finalist for 2003. The second book in the series, Heroes In The Dust, is an EPPIE finalist for 2004. She also published Angels On Crusade, a fiction novel about the ill-fated eighth crusade. The Promise, a science fiction book for young adults, and Virtual Murder, both a 2004 EPPIE finalist for science fiction and YA fiction.

Her illustrations have appeared in many magazines and most recently in a children's book Christmas Stars by Rita Toews, available at Books Unbound.

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Awards and Nominations

The Secret Of Shabaz

2004 Road to Romance Reviewer’s Choice Award