The Worth of a Penny

The Worth of a Penny

Of all my books, then one I was most nervous to write and release was The Worth of a Penny. I introduced the character Dominic MacKenna is my first book – The Guilt of a Sparrow – and had fun writing his funny, flirty personality.  He was always meant to...
The Ripped Bodice

The Ripped Bodice

I had the opportunity to visit The Ripped Bodice while traveling near Los Angeles, and it was a dream come true!  Of course I follow the store online, and love what they’re doing, but living on the east coast, I didn’t have much chance to visit in person.  Then I was...
Fierce Grace

Fierce Grace

My second published book was Fierce Grace, a love story about learning to trust, and overcoming your past.  Did you know I actually wrote Fierce Grace before I wrote my first published book, The Guilt of a Sparrow? When I first started writing, I was a...
Fifth Book Release

Fifth Book Release

My husband recently asked me if book release day had become “old hat” at this point.  My fifth book came out on Valentine’s Day, and in many ways, it was just another day.  I’m still in awe with every book I write and put out into the world, but in some ways he wasn’t...
Meet the Author

Meet the Author

Hi.  My name is Jess, and I write love stories.   I’m all about flawed characters, strong emotions, and happy endings!  My first book, The Guilt of a Sparrow, was released through Crooked Cat Books July 2018.  I published my next two books, Fierce Grace and The...