Jenna Petersen knew she wanted to be a writer at a very young age and had a very specific image of what that meant. In her mind, she would live in Los Angeles (why not New York… who knows?), attend book signings, drive a very expensive car and date endlessly (and apparently, unsuccessfully). There was little actual writing involved in the fantasy.
Instead, she got a degree in Psychology from the University of Washington, married her high school sweetheart and moved to Central Illinois. There was much actual writing involved in the reality and she learned a lot in the years she waited to hear she sold a book.
Jenna enjoys travel, history, live baseball, Bears and Eagles football, and of course, all things related to reading and writing. She runs a website for aspiring authors called The Passionate Pen, which has become a popular resource in the romance writing community. She also writes erotic romance under the pseudonym Jess Michaels.
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When Cecilia Warden comes out on her terrace on a cold winter's night to find Julian, the Duke of of Lyndam about to throw himself to his death, she will do anything to save him. Including enter into a wicked affair that lasts the length of the storm which traps them in her estate. But with every touch, both Cecilia and Julian want more than mere passion, but ghosts of the past may not allow it.
Almost a Spinster
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An omnibus of Jenna Petersen's wildly popular "You Tell Me the Story" online interactive novellas. Historical romance collection.
The Desires of a Countess
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After Ginny Blanchard's husband died, she looked forward to a more independent life where she could raise her young son as she pleased. But when Simon Webber is assigned as trustee to her estate and her son's fortune, she feels she must come up with a plan to force him from her life. But she doesn't count on sensual Simon's insistence that he not only take a role in her son's life but in her own.
The Temptation of a Gentleman
Noah Jordan misses the life he once led as a spy so when he's asked by his former superior to head to the countryside and investigate a potential murder, he jumps at the chance. He doesn't expect to meet Marion Hawthorne, a young woman his suspected murderer is interested in taking as his wife.
The Secrets of a Lady
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To escape unrequited feelings for her brother's best friend Griffin Berenger, Audrey Jordan entered a life of a spy. But her current case has brought her back to the man she once loved. Audrey is stalking his neighbor. Staying in Griffin's home, Audrey is reminded of all the feelings he once stirred in her. As for Griffin, he finds himself obsessed with Audrey and driven to possess her.
Sin: An Erotic Collection of Novellas
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Jess Michaels tells three erotic stories of sin in this compilation. In "Wager of Sin", wicked Hawk proposes a novel way for sensual Bianca to work off her gambling debts. In "The Sweetest Sin", staid Landon rediscovers the wife who abandoned him. And in "Sin's Mistress", Sin has admired innocent Evie from afar, but now that he can possess her for ten delicious days, he finds he wants more.
The Romance Publishing Industry: From Top to Bottom
Join nationally bestelling and award-winning romance author Jenna Petersen as she breaks down everything you ever needed to know about the romance publishing industry (and a bunch you didn't know you needed to know). Topics include markets, query letters and synopses, literary agents, publishing houses, how a book gets to print and promotion.
Rogue for a Night
Ronan "Rage" Riley met Lucinda Stoneworth when she was the wife of his best friend's brother and knew she was out of reach. But now she's been a widow for two years and they find themselves at the same country party. Attraction leads to a wicked affair, but could a proper lady of the ton really find a happily ever after with a former underground boxer? Or will Society end their love forever?
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