I’m delighted you stopped by for a visit.
If you’re looking for a classic fiction with a touch of romance, you’re in the right place! My books, whether historical or contemporary, are clean, old-fashioned love stories that satisfy avid romance enthusiasts, while containing enough action, adventure, and suspense to appeal to male readers as well.
When I started writing historical fiction novels, I never intended to cross over to military romance or Christian fiction, but that’s where my muse (and God) has taken me. The themes I write about are honor, courage, duty—and of course love, the type of enduring love that can be found in the pages of the old classics. My books are often set on a battlefield, but they are interwoven with suspense and emotional stories of attraction, conflict, and courage that inspire patriotism and a sense of faith.
So what will you find here? Characters from the past and present who are dealing with formidable challenges, but somehow find the courage to overcome them. We live in tumultuous times, but people of honor, principle, character and integrity do exist. You’ll meet them in my books. And I hope they’ll convince you that enduring love and happy endings are possible.
Thanks for dropping by. I’m glad you’re here!
Latest From Jessica James
The military author and reader event of the year is almost here! Salute with Love Book Signing is being held in Valley Forge on Aug. 18. I can't believe we are in the closing weeks of summer. It really hit me when I was standing at the checkout counter and saw Reese's...read more
I can't believe how fast summer is flying by! My next book signing is Aug. 18 in beautiful and historic Valley Forge, PA! The event is called SALUTE with LOVE, and will feature dozens of authors who write books with military themes. I will have my latest book,...read more
Award-winning military suspense author reflects on the true meaning of Memorial Day and the importance of remembering our fallen.read more
What could be more exciting for an author of Civil War fiction than to sign books at a beautiful mansion where troops once trained and lived? What makes it even more exciting for me is that the house is featured on the cover of my new release, The Lion of the South!...read more
I'm very excited about my upcoming book signing at Battlefield Brew Works in Gettysburg, Pa. And, no, not just because it's going to take place at an establishment that creates craft beers and whiskey, but because I will be signing in a historic barn that served as a...read more
THE LION OF THE SOUTH is out! So excited to be holding my official launch and book signing at BATTLEFIELD BREW WORKS in my hometown of Gettysburg, Pa. I can't imagine a better place to release a Civil War novel! Gettysburg Brew Works is located in the barn of the W.H....read more
'THE LION OF THE SOUTH' climbs to top I'm so excited to share that my new Civil War novel, The Lion of the South, is listed as the No. 1 NEW RELEASE in Christian Historical Fiction on Amazon! The official pub date is still a week away on April 12, so there is still...read more
The Meaning of Christmas Note: I have lots of things that help keep alive the memory of my grandmother -- pictures, dried flower arrangements, and boxes of things that were dear to her. But nothing makes me think of her more than reading the words she wrote while...read more
Historical Fiction Author reminisces A long time ago -- back when I was a new historical fiction author -- I had a blog called Life in the Past Lane. At the time, "the past" was the Civil War and the Revolutionary Wars, two periods that I love to write about. But the...read more
Award-winning historical fiction author Jessica James visits historic Morven Park, a Civil War encampment in 1861 through 1862.read more
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