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If you’re looking for 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.
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. Whether writing about the Civil War or America’s current War on Terror, my’ heroes are everyday men and women who do extraordinary things. From Civil War spies to modern-day women living quiet lives of desperation, I write books with the goal of keeping you thinking about the characters long after the last page is turned.
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.
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Latest From Jessica James
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
Deadline: A Phantom Force Tactical Novel (Book 1) by award-winning author Jessica James, has been honored with a prestigious IndieBRAG Medallion.read more
Award-winning historical fiction author Jessica James walks in the footsteps of Confederate cavalry officer John S. Mosby during a visit to Mosby’s Confederacy.read more
Before making your New Year's Resolutions, take a look at the past It's that time of year when resolutions are made for the new year and we look back upon what we've accomplished in the last one. I don't know about you, but I didn't accomplish the goals I set at this...read more
Update on a suspenseful weekend at SWAT Academy I don’t know about you, but I can’t believe November is here! I’m sitting on my chair looking out at a beautiful scene of bright gold and red leaves on the trees, and wondering when did that happen? It seems like all of...read more
Jessica James’ romantic military suspense novel MEANT TO BE is a bronze winner in the prestigious Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards contest.read more
Hello everyone! Hope you're having a great summer. It's been hot in Pennsylvania, but I don't want to complain because all too soon the warm weather will be behind us. I'm excited to announce that my new romantic suspense novel FINE LINE, the second book in the...read more
Historical fiction and military suspense author Jessica James researches the past and present of San Diego during her trip to RWA nationals.read more
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