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The Unexpected Wife by Jess Michaels

The Unexpected Wife

The Unexpected Wife by Jess MichaelsThe Unexpected Wife
Book 1 of The Three Mrs Series

Although Celeste Montgomery was forced into a marriage a year ago, her husband is more often gone than home and she is living a quiet life. Until investigator Owen Gregory shows up at her home to tell her some outrageous news: Her husband has been murdered…and he was also a bigamist, making her the third of three wives.

Owen Gregory was hired to investigate Celeste’s husband, but he never thought it would lead him here, to this beautiful woman whose life he just shattered.… [Read more...]

The Duke's Wife by Jess Michaels

The Duke’s Wife

The Duke's Wife by Jess MichaelsThe Duke’s Wife
Book 3 of The Three Mrs Series

After she found out her husband was a bigamist with three wives, Abigail Montgomery’s world fell apart. She was still reeling when she found out he was courting yet another woman, the sister of the Duke of Gilmore. She intervened anonymously and Gilmore’s reaction brought her world down around her. She has seen him as an enemy ever since. An arrogant, interesting, very handsome enemy.… [Read more...]

The Defiant Wife by Jess Michaels

The Defiant Wife

The Defiant Wife by Jess MichaelsThe Defiant Wife
Book 2 of The Three Mrs Series

Pippa Montgomery never thought her life would go like this. When she found out her late husband was a bigamist and had been murdered, she thought nothing could ever be the same. When she met his brother Rhys, the Earl of Leighton, she knew it.

Now they must navigate a scandal that will tear them both apart. They must make decisions that will affect the illegitimate child Pippa’s late husband fathered behind her back.… [Read more...]

Mismatched Under the Mistletoe by Jess Michaels

Mismatched Under the Mistletoe

Mismatched Under the Mistletoe by Jess MichaelsBook 1 of the Mismatched Series – A Christmas Series with a book each holiday season!

John Cavendish has carried a secret for most of his adult life: he has been in love with the wife of his best friend, Lady Emily Rutledge, since the first time he laid eyes on her. Years have passed, she’s been widowed and they have become the closest of friends, but that deep feeling has remained. However now the holidays have arrived and she has invited him to a country party with a Twelve Days of Christmas theme.… [Read more...]

The Shelley Sisters Series Collection by Jess Michaels

The Shelley Sisters Series Collection

The Shelley Sisters Series Collection by Jess MichaelsA Collection of the Complete Shelley Sisters Series

A set of triplets is a rare thing in the Regency era, so the three Shelley sisters have always been an oddity. But now they are about to be thrown into a wild series of events, kicked off by one of them deciding to become a runaway bride.

Will any of these three remarkable women find her perfect match? And will their bond of sisterhood survive betrayal, loss and danger?… [Read more...]

A Seduction in the Stars by Jess Michaels

A Seduction in the Stars

A Seduction in the Stars by Jess MichaelsFormerly called A Ladies Gift for Seduction in the collection Betrothed By Christmas. The story has not changed.

Lady Evangeline is a Diamond of the First Water, but she fears her father will match her to his own advantage, not hers. She decides marrying a biddable groom is the only way to salvage her future and chooses her old friend, astronomer Henry Killam. But she soon realizes Henry isn’t quite as manageable as she first believed and her feelings for him are stronger than she ever imagined.… [Read more...]

The Redemption of a Rogue cover

The Redemption of a Rogue

The Redemption of a Rogue coverBook 4 in The Duke’s By-Blows series

Imogen Huxley was already questioning her decision to seek out a lover at a notorious brothel, but never more so than after she witnesses a murder! She flees for her life and runs right into the arms of Oscar Fitzhugh, a mysterious club owner. She has no choice but to take his offer of protection while he tries to save her life. The passion that comes with that protection is just a bonus.… [Read more...]

The Matter of a Marquess by Jess Michaels

The Matter of a Marquess

The Matter of a Marquess by Jess Michaels

Book 3 of The Duke’s By-Blows series

Viscountess Aurora Lovell has been in love with one man her entire life, but life intruded and never allowed her to be with him. She came to accept it, marrying for title rather than love. Now a widow, she’s busy trying to figure out how to manage a scandal about to destroy her world when she is invited to a country party. Desperate to escape the realities of her life, she accepts.… [Read more...]

The Heart of a Hellion by Jess Michaels

The Heart of a Hellion

The Heart of a Hellion by Jess MichaelsBook 2 in The Duke’s By-Blows Series

Selina Oliver has always enjoyed all the pleasures life offers. As one of the infamous Roseford Bastards, why shouldn’t she? But Selina has a secret, one that could tear her world apart. She is also the Faceless Fox, a brazen thief who for years has been stealing the finest jewels of the nastiest women of the ton. Now her brother has invited her to a country party where one of the prizes she craves most will also be at her fingertips.… [Read more...]

The Love of a Libertine by Jess Michaels

The Love of a Libertine

The Love of a Libertine by Jess Michaels

Book 1 of The Duke By-Blows Series

When Morgan Banfield wakes up in Newgate after a night of debauchery, the last thing he wants to see is his estranged brother. But in exchange for his help, Morgan must agree to take on responsibility and try to get his life together by taking on the job of Man of Affairs for a friend.

The last thing Lizzie Margolis wants is some rogue coming onto her brother’s staff.… [Read more...]

A Counterfeit Courtesan by Jess Michaels

A Counterfeit Courtesan

A Counterfeit Courtesan by Jess MichaelsThe last of the Shelley triplets to remain unmarried, Juliana Shelley has never felt like she’s recognized as her own person. But now, scarred by a terrible attack, she’s never felt so alone. Or so tired of cleaning up every else’s mess. She longs for something just for herself. A taste of the desire that seems to make her sisters so very happy in their marriages. One desperate night, she goes to the wicked Donville Masquerade, looking for trouble and finds a handsome, masked stranger more than willing to provide it.… [Read more...]

A Reckless Runaway by Jess Michaels

A Reckless Runaway

A Reckless Runaway by Jess MichaelsAnne Shelley has always been known as the “wild” one of the infamous Shelley triplets and never has that been truer than when she ran away from her engagement with a scandalous man. She expects to be taken to Gretna Green for a hasty marriage, but instead she is dumped off on a remote island in Scotland with his grouchy cousin, Rook Maitland. She isn’t supposed to like him, but as their time together stretches out she can’t help but develop more than a passing interest in her temporary guardian.… [Read more...]

A Reluctant Bride by Jess Michaels

A Reluctant Bride

A Reluctant Bride by Jess MichaelsWhen the Jasper Kincaid, the Earl of Harcourt, offered to marry one of the infamous Shelley triplets, he was doing it for the dowry to refill his depleted coffers, not for anything so silly as love. But when he realizes it is Thomasina Shelley masquerading as his fiancée at their final engagement ball, not his true intended, a desire for her that he has been ignoring sparks. And when it becomes clear her sister has run away with another, an opportunity arises for a marriage with a much deeper connection.… [Read more...]

Back to the world of the living

It’s a funny thing about writers, especially romance writers. Or at least about ME, since I guess I can’t speak to anyone else’s experience but my own. I was always really involved in romanceland. I ran a site called The Passionate Pen for aspiring authors for over a decade. I went to RWA meetings and conferences. I knew lots of people and entered contests. And then…one day…I just stopped.

Not stopped writing. Just stopped participating.… [Read more...]

Is This Thing On?

You know how sometimes you look up and two years have gone by and you haven’t blogged. No? That’s just me. Yup, it’s me. Well, you know, things got busy, I was writing a lot of books and such. But I thought I’d just post a little update and check in.

My biggest news is that we have moved. Arizona is no longer our home and we are in Dallas now. Lots of people have asked me why we moved.… [Read more...]