Jea Hawkins

Publisher info

Jea Hawkins writes sweet and spicy contemporary lesbian romance. She writes all her paranormal romance and urban fantasy as Lucy True.

Regardless of genre, if love conquers all, then she’d like to think her heroines can rule the world one day. An east coast transplant to the Midwest, she loves to write about complicated women and settings that feel like home.

Personal addictions include autumn, cozy sweaters, hot chocolate, and the Sims 3. She’s both an avid reader and gamer, and hopes readers don’t mind a few geeky references here and there in her work.

Smashwords Interview

What is your writing process?
Well, it involves a great deal of "AH HA! YES!" followed by enthusiastic jotting down of the idea, plotting, and the inevitable flailing about midway through a story. ;)
How do you approach cover design?
I simply go to my cover artist and say, "Make it lovely!" She's a genius. <3
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Burn: A Lesbian Dystopian Romance
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 46,440. Language: American English. Published: April 21, 2021 by Jea Hawkins. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Kira has been dreading the day she will be forced to marry the boy the Commonwealth chooses for her. She is desperate to find another way of life, because she already knows she could never be what society want her to be. When she meets the beautiful and enigmatic Vi, Kira can’t help but wonder if staying in the city would be such a bad thing. Will Kira heed the call to duty or resistance?
A Matter of Blood
Series: The Unlikely Adventures of Mortensen & Spurlock. Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 76,610. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2020 by Jea Hawkins. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
It takes little effort to save the world from power-obsessed madmen when you’ve been doing it for years. For once, however, it’s not an artifact hunt that has Alice Mortensen vexed. It’s her beloved Nora’s mother, Lady Spurlock. With their dissimilar Aetheric natures called into question, Alice and Nora undertake a journey halfway around the world for answers.
A Matter of Time
Series: The Unlikely Adventures of Mortensen & Spurlock. Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 69,800. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2020 by Jea Hawkins. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Midnight adventures, artifact hunting, and the occasional murder—it’s all in a day’s (or night’s) work for Alice Mortensen, an Aetheral with special abilities. When the woman who broke her heart returns with a desperate request, Alice must decide whether to risk her life - and her heart a second time - to rescue an innocent lady’s maid. Explosions abound in this lesbian steampunk adventure!
Burgundy Hart: The Complete Series
Series: Burgundy Hart. Price: $7.99 $1.99 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 166,730. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2019 by Jea Hawkins. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Burgundy Jane Hart is Rock Grove’s librarian and witch-in-training. Life in a supernatural town is pretty good for Burgundy and her quirky neighbors… until Burgundy is forced to face the unexpected. Find out what it takes for an outlawed paranormal race to make a stand in this compilation of the complete Burgundy Hart series!
The Firebrand Syndicate: Burgundy Hart, Book Three
Series: Burgundy Hart. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2019 by Jea Hawkins. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
"Wanted Dead or Alive: Burgundy Jane Hart, the female warlock with an amazing sense of style and inappropriate sense of humor." That’s what Burgundy would write on her wanted posters if they existed. Too bad she’s been hiding like a fugitive ever since the Finders occupied Rock Grove. It’s time for Burgundy to take a stand once and for all in the fiery (and sort of messy) conclusion to the series!
The Unlocked Legacy: Burgundy Hart, Book Two
Series: Burgundy Hart. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,220. Language: American English. Published: June 3, 2019 by Jea Hawkins. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Unregistered warlock? Check. Date with the Witches Council? Check. Inevitable explosions? Check. Ever since Burgundy's father showed up and told her the truth – that she’s actually a warlock – she’s had plenty of time to come to terms with the news. Life is looking pretty good these days. Except the Witches Council has other ideas. It’s live free or die when Rock Grove is placed under martial law!
The Cupid Conundrum: Burgundy Hart, Book One
Series: Burgundy Hart. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2019 by Jea Hawkins. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Burgundy Jane Hart is Rock Grove’s librarian and witch-in-training. Life in a supernatural town is pretty good for Burgundy until Cupid shows up and tries to make matches with disastrous results. Confronting a mythological menace bent on wrecking romantic havoc is no easy task, but Burgundy will do her best. Especially when she realizes she might be in the path of the next arrow!
Shadow of Magick
Price: $5.99 $1.49 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 79,620. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2019 by Jea Hawkins. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Cadence Gray is the destined guardian of the town of Ravenna. There’s only one problem: she doesn’t want the job. Unfortunately, it’s hers whether she wants it or not, because an age-old spell binds her to the town. Not only that, but an ancient family enemy threatens everything she holds dear. Yet it seems like he is the only person with the power to give her what she wants: a normal life.
The Faerie Queen
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 58,900. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018 by Jea Hawkins. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Nine years after committing a heinous crime against the Fae, Chiara thought her trespass had been forgotten. She thought wrong. Now an evil queen wants more than Chiara’s life – she demands her love as well. Forever.

Series

The Unlikely Adventures of Mortensen & Spurlock
Meet Alice Mortensen, a not-quite-human young lady with an affinity for tinkering, and Lady Eleanora Spurlock, the aristocratic gunslinger who flouts society’s rules… most of them, anyway. Explosions, both metaphorical and literal, abound in this lesbian steampunk adventure duology!
A Matter of Time
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!)
A Matter of Blood
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!)
Burgundy Hart
Welcome to Rock Grove, a supernatural storybook town where one sassy small-town librarian/witch finds herself dealing with more than just overdue books!
The Ashland Witches
What happens when four good witches find the loves of their lives?

Books

This Time of Year
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 52,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » 20th Century, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Paris in 1968: Marty Bell finds her way back to the arms of the one person she had ever loved: Vera Morton. Paris in 1912: Celia Bell falls in love with the unattainable Emilie Rossignol, even as a world war threatens to drive them apart. As Marty sets out on the next phase of her life, she unravels her Aunt Celia’s past, a past that mirrors hers and teaches that love endures beyond all else.
Meadowlark
Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 30,950. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Middle-aged and getting divorced, Kate Ibister retreats to a remote research assignment on Fair Isle that brings her back to her first love: ornithology. But it seems there is no escaping human love. When a runaway sheep brings Leigh Tait into her life, Kate wants nothing to do with the farmer. The Scotswoman is young, arrogant… and oh-so-irresistible. Can Kate learn to love again?
The Storyteller
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 50,700. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
In 1982, Jane Ferris couldn’t care less that Northern Ireland is crumbling all around her. Life is about drinking, loving women, and dodging her father’s former IRA connections. Her mother begs her to hold the family together, but Jane only wants distraction from the real world and she almost finds it with American journalist, Nancy Wagner...
If You Only Knew
Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 26,450. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
When novelist Sabrina Covell wakes up to a beautiful woman sipping coffee in her kitchen, she learns she's been cornered into a fake relationship with one of her sister's exes. Sabrina has been burned twice before by her sister’s ex-girlfriends and doesn’t expect this to be any different. But what could one little summer fling hurt? Especially if it’s not meant to be the real thing...
Something About You
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 49,350. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Dre’s life falls into a nice, predictable rhythm until a distraught, but adorable bride bursts into Dre’s flower shop to cancel her wedding order after her fiancé’s change of heart. Kelsey feels awful for canceling, but she’s sincere when she tells Dre she wants to be friends... if not something more. Will Dre take a chance with Kelsey? Opposites attract in this steamy lesbian romance!
Meant to Be
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 56,920. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Twenty years ago, best friends Alice and Misty shared a kiss and then their entire relationship unraveled. Alice Cavanaugh has spent the past twenty years trying to forget her best friend’s betrayal. She moved on with her life in their hometown. But when Alice finds out Misty is coming for their high school reunion, she can no longer hide her feelings in this second second lesbian romance.
Must Love Chickens
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 51,350. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
City girl meets country girl when Natalie looks for a way to get out of the city and realign her priorities by taking a job as a farm hand. A job in the country seems like a great plan... until she realizes she’s attracted to her boss, the formidable Jessica Morgan! Now it's up to Natalie to prove she belongs in Jess’s life as more than an employee.
Fire on Ice
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Opposites attract in the heat of competition! Ice skater Madison Brinkley has been raised a competitor and this is her last chance at Olympic gold. Upstart newcomer Zoe Claretto challenges her in ways she never thought possible. From rivals to lovers, Madison soon realizes there’s more to life than the path laid out for her. If she can open her heart to Zoe, she can pave her own way.
As Long as Love Lasts
Price: $5.99 $1.49 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 94,050. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Historical » American
Contemporary and historical lesbian romance intertwine in this emotional tale of a diary, an elephant, and four women who know that few things matter more than finding someone who loves them just the way they are.
Lady in Waiting
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Elizabeth is a modern-day, part-time queen at the ren faire. Someone like her doesn't belong with goth-girl Annabelle... but Annabelle wants her anyway. After losing the backdrop of the faire, though, Annabelle wonders if a tattooed, nerdy cashier can ever have enough in common with the educated, composed, and successful Elizabeth to act on the attraction that she thinks they both share.
Forever Valentine
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 50,190. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Seven years have passed since Taylor left the small town of Valentine, Nebraska and her best friend, Maggie, for the glamour of Hollywood and to marry up-and-coming rodeo star, Josh Beckett. Now, Taylor is back, looking for an escape from her messy divorce. As far as Maggie is concerned, Taylor is there to stir up trouble. The problem is, she’s stirring up a lot more than that for Maggie...
The Ashland Witches: Complete Series
Series: The Ashland Witches. Price: $7.99 $1.99 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 225,420. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
A lightly paranormal lesbian romance series about four witches learning, growing, and finding love. Read the complete Ashland Witches series in this special omnibus edition, which contains all four books - A Charmed Life, A Garden Dream, A Magick Dance, and A Prairie Love - in one collection. Four witches, four women falling in love with the women of their dreams.
A Prairie Love: The Ashland Witches, Book 4
Series: The Ashland Witches. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,500. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Some say to keep your friends close and your enemies closer, but this might be a bit too much for Avery Ryan to handle. Especially when Isabelle, the girl who taught her how to love ’em and leave ’em, shows up in Ashland! This is the conclusion to the Ashland Witches series, a lightly paranormal contemporary romance series, with leading ladies who just happen to be witches.
A Magick Dance: The Ashland Witches, Book 3
Series: The Ashland Witches. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Can love mend a broken spirit? In their close-knit, small-town circle, Waverly is the talented one, but her empathy is a curse she cannot bear. When Lark comes into her life, Waverly isn’t sure she’s ready to share so much of herself with another person. Will Waverly open herself to Lark or run away from love?
A Brief History of Longing
Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 41,360. Language: American English. Published: June 5, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Gwen's been in love with her best friend since high school, but now that they're growing up, she wonders if it's time to look elsewhere for both friendship and romance. Without even realizing she's doing it, Gwen recounts twenty years of longing in sketches that launch the comic book career she's always wanted. There is no letting go of the hope that someday, they might find one another again.
A Vote for Love
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 52,370. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Hayley Becker is a hard-working Midwestern girl who dreams of being a journalist and her goal is within reach. That is, until she falls for glamorous Veronica Stone-McClusky, a senator's daughter. Unlikely opposites attract, dreams aren't always what they seem and sometimes, like it or not, the least likely person is the one you fall in love with.
A Garden Dream: The Ashland Witches, Book 2
Series: The Ashland Witches. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,020. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Can love heal a broken heart? Emma and Crystal have been together for seven years, but now it looks like it’s over. The pain of infidelity lingers between them. Step by step, Emma and Crystal learn once again to trust one another and to let love guide them. But this isn’t so easy to do. Will they each come into their own as women and witches, and let go of the past betrayals?
A Charmed Life: The Ashland Witches, Book 1
Series: The Ashland Witches. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: American English. Published: April 27, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Fiona thought she knew what she wanted in life: travel, excitement, and a new lover every week. Until Fiona meets someone who gives her a reason to stay in one place – Gabrielle, a gorgeous bartender and fellow witch. This is a lightly paranormal lesbian romance about two good witches falling in love.
Game of Hearts
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
The last thing Tori wants is to live her life by anyone else’s rules but her own. Ever since she left the world of country clubs and debutante balls behind, she has lived free of the standards imposed by others. But something is missing… and that something is Madeleine, a carefree grad student from the same upper class social circles.
All For Love
Price: $4.99 $1.24 USD. (75% off until July 31!) Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Jaz and Dani have been married for ten years. The magic is gone. Or is it? Jaz comes up with a plan to show Dani her love every day, but it’s not easy to recapture the passion they had when they were dating. It takes unexpected life changes to rekindle the romance – changes that bring new challenges and realizations. Together they learn once again what it means to be in love.

Jea Hawkins' tag cloud

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