Jean C. Joachim


¬¬¬ Jean Joachim is a best-selling romance fiction author, with books hitting the Amazon Top 100 list since 2012. She writes mostly contemporary romance, which includes sports romance and romantic suspense.
Dangerous Love Lost & Found, First Place winner in the 2015 Oklahoma Romance Writers of America, International Digital Award contest. The Renovated Heart won Best Novel of the Year from Love Romances Café. Lovers & Liars was a RomCon finalist in 2013. And The Marriage List tied for third place as Best Contemporary Romance from the Gulf Coast RWA. To Love or Not to Love tied for second place in the 2014 New England Chapter of Romance Writers of America Reader’s Choice contest. She was chosen Author of the Year in 2012 by the New York City chapter of RWA.
Married and the mother of two sons, Jean lives in New York City. Early in the morning, you’ll find her at her computer, writing, with a cup of tea, her rescued pug, Homer, by her side and a secret stash of black licorice.
Jean has 30+ books, novellas and short stories published. Find them here: Sign up for her newsletter, on her website, and be eligible for her private paperback sales.

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First & Ten
Football romance at its most exciting! From the gridiron to the bedroom, this series will have you riveted to every page, rooting for the Connecticut Kings to go to the Super Bowl and for each couple to find their happy ever after.
Now and Forever
A series of romantic suspense books centering around Mac and Callie, his family and their friends. All the action takes place on the campus of Kensington State University. Stone cold criminals, warm-hearted supporting characters, laughter, and tears are all part of this unique series.
Hollywood Hearts
Behind-the-scenes in the lives of Hollywood and Broadway stars. Get up-close-and-personal in their lives, their trials, successes, loves and heartbreaks.
His Leading Lady
Price: $2.99 USD.
If I Loved You
Price: $0.99 USD.
Red Carpet Romance
Price: $4.99 USD.
Memories of Love
Price: $4.99 USD.
Movie Lovers
Price: $4.99 USD.
Love's Last Chance
Price: $4.99 USD.
New York Nights Novels
What happens when a multi-millionaire decides to get married? Why, he makes a list! A list of the qualities he wants in a wife. What's easy to put on paper, isn't so easy to find in life.
The Love List
Price: $3.49 USD.
The Dating List
Price: $3.99 USD.


Hollywood Hearts, Boxed Set, Volume One
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 182,200. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Step into the glamorous world of Hollywood. Meet sexy actors and beautiful actresses. Laught with them, cry with them. You'll be hooked from page one!
Hollywood Hearts, Boxed Set, Volume Two
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 216,610. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Step into the glamorous sexy world of Hollywood with these steamy, poignant, funny books --stories to touch your heart.
Echoes of the Heart
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,020. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Missed opportunities? The wrong place at the wrong time? What makes a man or a woman turn away from the one who could be their partner for a lifetime? There are as many reasons as people on Earth. Pick up Echoes of the Heart Anthology and be drawn into the lives and hearts of eight people given another opportunity to get it right. Over 275 pages. 4 second-chance romances in one book.
Now and Forever, the Complete series
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 412,310. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The Now and Forever novelss, no cookie-cutter series, is a blend of contemporary romance and romantic suspense with a dab of modern historical romance topping it off.
Love Lost & Found, a military romantic suspense duet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,800. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
This collaboration of an experienced romance writer and a retired Marine is accurate to a fault, and weaves in two love stories that will leave you sighing. The second story won First Place in the suspense category in the 2015 Oklahoma Romance Writers of America International Digital Awards contest!
Se Ti Amassi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: Italian. Published: April 10, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Amore significa sempre verità assoluta? Evitare con successo le luci della ribalta era un modo per Megan Davis per custodire il suo segreto di famiglia. La stampa si fece largo nella sua vita quando il fratello gemello di lei, Mark, divenne il quarterback stella dei Delaware Demons. Meg, consulente finanziario senza alcun rispetto per le superstars dei giornali scandalistici.
Nat Owen, First Base
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,370. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
What’s a man to do? With his head in one place and his heart in another, Nat bounced from one to the other, trying to make up his mind. When an offer he couldn’t refuse was dangled in front of him, he went for it. Little did he know, he had a lot more to lose than his heart. CAUTION: locker room language
Jake Lawrence, Third Base
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Sports
An off-season adventure, driving his expensive, new car from L.A. to New York, got Jake Lawrence’s motor running. Free from his snooty, Park Avenue girlfriend, the third baseman hit the highway, ready for anything. Or so he thought, until he picked up a talented and beautiful passenger. Will their road trip lead to love? Or to a lonely existence of separation, and insecurity?
Matt Jackson, Catcher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,010. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Sports
Matt Jackson, clutch hitter, fielder extraordinaire, and team captain, is dynamite on the baseball field, but a loser with women. Or is he? He makes a show of coming on to chicks in bars, but always strikes out. Convinced being dateless is safer, Matt keeps his distance from women. Is he simply an insensitive chauvinist, or a crafty man hiding a secret?
A Kings' Christmas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Stress over making the playoffs at holiday time can’t compete with the tensions in the homes of the star players on the Connecticut Kings.As the men and their women celebrate the holidays, bad news seems to rival good as accidents, breakups, and unexpected reunions strain love to the breaking point. Who will get their Christmas wish and who will not?
Griff Montgomery, Quarterback Edizione Italiana
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,320. Language: Italian. Published: September 23, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Due persone, due tragedie, due segreti devastanti. Griff Montgomery è il plurititolato quarterback e rubacuori dei Kings. È un donnaiolo alto un metro e novantacinque, di trentatré anni. Lauren Farraday è una bellissima arredatrice d’interni, amaramente segnata dal divorzio, la cui vita sta cadendo a pezzi. Come faranno ad affrontare la loro crescente attrazione? Riusciranno? Ci proveranno?
Dan Alexander, Pitcher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,000. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Was Holly the answer to Dan's prayers? The star pitcher had been looking for a girl like her. But she was hiding something. Would she come clean, would the Nighthawks make the World Series? His well-ordered life turned upside down as the play-offs and his love life heated up at the same time.
Overtime, the Final Touchdown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Sports
What happens after the last concussion? How long does an engagement last without turning into marriage? Is an unplanned pregnancy a dream come true or a nightmare? Real life takes over for the Connecticut Kings when the football season ends.
La Lista di Matrimonio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
'E vissero felici e contenti' può avere inizio con una lista?
Tuffer's Christmas Wish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When he turned eighteen, Tuffer Demson, pro football defensive lineman, had given up on getting his one special Christmas wish. At twenty-three it happened. One wintry day in Monroe, Tuffer’s wish was granted. He’d hoped it would bring peace to his life, but the outcome was completely unexpected.
Unpredictable Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,850. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
When Amber signed her sister’s name on a pen pal letter to a Marine, it was only meant to be a little white lie. What started off as an innocent ruse, morphed into a monstrous web of deceit. Maybe unpredictable love and mistaken identity were destined to break her heart.
Le Souvenir de Ton Amour
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: French. Published: April 3, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Séparés par une tragédie déchirante, Matt et Perri Jessup vont dans des directions opposes; lui en Afghanistan et elle à New York. Avec la perte, l’acrimonie et le chagrin qu’il y a entre eux, y a-t-il une raison de demeurer ensemble ?
Un Dolce Amore Riaffiorato
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: Italian. Published: March 23, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Allontanati da una tragedia straziante, Matt e Perri Jessup vanno ognuno per la propria strada; lui in Afghanistan e lei a New Yok City. Con lutto, acredine e cuori infranti che li dividono, c'era motivo di rimanere insieme? Una possibilità di incontrarsi cinque anni dopo riporterà a galla vecchie accuse e recriminazioni?
Harley Brennan, Running Back
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,750. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Harley Brennan and Shyla Hollings agreed to part company to follow their careers. It was a mutual decision. The star running back had no problem getting dates, but never the right dates. After one year spent trying to replace the only woman he’d ever loved, he declared defeat. Until the reality TV show, Marriage Minded, approached him. Will Harley find his bride on reality TV?
Sweet Love Remembered (in Hindi)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: Hindi. Published: January 15, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Written in Hindi. Blown apart by a heart-rending tragedy, Matt and Perri Jessup went their separate ways. With loss, acrimony and heartbreak coming between them, was there any reason to stay together? Would a chance meeting five years later bring back old recriminations and accusations? Could they build a bridge between them or was the gulf to wide to cross?
Al "Trunk" Mahoney, Defensive Line
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
When his wife walked out on him, Al “Trunk” Mahoney’s plans for the family he’d never had went up in smoke. A top-ranked defenseman in the NFL, Trunk’s success on the gridiron didn’t translate to the rest of his life. Hooking up with women was easy for the sexy lineman, but Trunk’s secret closed the door to marriage. Would the happiness he yearned for always be just beyond his reach?
Sweet Love Remembered
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,070. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Tragedy blew them apart. Have they healed enough to stop fighting and start communicating?
Dangerous Love Lost & Found
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,170. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
With danger lurking around any corner, Eden Wyatt, CIA covert operative, traveled solo. Hopping from one brief affair to the next, she’d be damned if she’d get a guy killed for loving her. But a chance meeting on New Year’s Eve rattled her resolve. Would she risk it all for Major Tom Davis? Written by Jean C. Joachim and Ben Tanner
Love Lost & Found
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,030. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Is the love they've found strong enough to withstand what life throws at them? Find out in this action-packed, steamy military romantic suspense. Written by Jean C. Joachim and Ben Tanner
Sly "Bullhorn" Brodsky
Series: First & Ten. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,880. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sly “Bullhorn” Brodsky wished winning the heart of Samantha Drake was as easy as protecting his quarterback. A top offensive lineman in the NFL, Bull tried to live down his rep as a womanizer. Locker room chatter had elevated him to the level of “player” in more than football. But Samantha Drake, dark-haired, stunning sister of a teammate, didn’t want to have anything to do with him. Or did she?
Now and Forever 5, Love's Journey
Series: Now and Forever. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,310. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Callie and Mac face their toughest challenges ever. Kaitlyn's finally recovered from her heartbreak over Chase. Now he's returned and wants her back. Can she trust him now, years later or will a new man win her love?
Now and Forever 4, The Renovated Heart
Series: Now and Forever. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Can Sarah move beyond her unhappy past to find new love? And if she does, will it be with a new man or one she has loved before? Out of fear, Kit tells a lie she soon regrets as she is drawn to the sexy man plastering and painting his way into her heart. Can she face the truth or is it too late?
Now and Forever 3, Blind Love
Series: Now and Forever. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,350. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Obsessed with the one woman he can’t have, is Peter Caldwell doomed to face failure for the first time in his life? Can a gorgeous, charming, womanizing professor win the heart of a stubborn, blind ballerina who has locked the door to her heart and tossed away the key?
Now and Forever 2, The Book of Danny
Series: Now and Forever. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,350. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Danny Maine, leaves the Army after becoming an expert sharp shooter, killer and womanizer. He gets a job teaching English at Kensington State University where he strives to have a normal life. Can he free himself from his past? Will his struggle for a happy life succeed, or will nightmares and dangerous people rob him of everything he holds dear?
Now and Forever 1, a Love Story
Series: Now and Forever. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Danger from a drug ring threatens Callie, with heart-breaking results. Will the police uncover the members’ identities? This emotional story, is not a cookie-cutter romance. Laughter blending with tears will keep you turning the pages, rooting for Callie as she struggles to make a new life, find love and her happy ending.
Lovers & Liars
Series: Hollywood Hearts, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,450. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Erica Wheeler needed a job or face eviction. The aspiring actress harbored a lifelong dream of stardom. Her friend, Amy, plotted revenge on sexy, bad-boy producer, Gunther Quill, put Erica in a plum job. The women bent the truth like a pretzel to get her hired. Would Erica regret her lies when Gunther turned on the heat?
Love's Last Chance
Series: Hollywood Hearts, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,240. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Will Dorrie’s return to the past bring the love she seeks or will loneliness propel her back into the arms of the one man who broke her heart?
Movie Lovers
Series: Hollywood Hearts, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Grace Brewster makes the biggest mistake of her life with sexy, bad boy movie producer, Gunther Quill. Humiliated by Quill and Jake Matthews, her sister’s Broadway co-star, Grace vows to even the score with both men. But her plan backfires, threatening her happiness and her career. Can she keep her secret?
Memories of Love
Series: Hollywood Hearts, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Cara, starring in her first movie, discovers she’s pregnant. When calling Grant, her lover, to tell him, she’s blown away by his quickie marriage to Evelyn. Years later they've lost touch. Years later they meet. Was it an accident or was it engineered to reunite them? What about his wife? And her daughter who doesn't know who her mother is?
Red Carpet Romance
Series: Hollywood Hearts, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,790. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Quinn Roberts, devastatingly handsome movie star and Susanna Barnes, dark-haired beauty meet. Mutual heat challenges his guarded heart and her reserve. They inch closer until a slip of the tongue shatters his dreams and destroys any chance for a relationship. Will Susanna unravel the mystery of Junior’s birth? Can she do penance for a career-wrecking mistake?
If I Loved You
Series: Hollywood Hearts, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,050. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A gorgeous movie star guards his privacy, hiding a deep secret. Would attractive Megan Davis, his new financial advisor charm the truth from him or would he continue his high profile but lonely existence to keep his secret safe?
Devon Drake, Cornerback
Series: First & Ten, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,760. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Devon Drake, star cornerback, has it all: hot super model girlfriend and pro football career, or does he? A childhood friend wanders back into his life, upsetting his ideal existence. Is it finally time to tell her the truth about what happened fifteen years ago?
Buddy Carruthers, Wide Receiver
Series: First & Ten, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,240. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Known for his record-breaking stats and womanizing ways, wide receiver, Buddy Carruthers, would give it all up for one more day with the only woman he ever wanted,
Pete Sebastian, Coach
Series: First & Ten, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,440. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Pete Sebastian, a leader of men, but a slave to his own heart. Can he win the woman of his dreams or will a secret revealed drive her away?
Griff Montgomery, Quarterback
Series: First & Ten, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,190. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Has Griff found the woman of his dreams in Lauren? Will she deny her love and hide the truth to avoid another tragedy?
His Leading Lady
Series: Hollywood Hearts, Book 0. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,840. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
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How does a rookie quarterback react when faced with the truth about his leading lady? Is his play for her a touchdown or only a false start?
The Dating List
Series: New York Nights Novels, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,130. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Is Leah the woman of his dreams or a heartbreaker in disguise? Colin Andrews is blown away by her beauty, creativity and sophistication. However Leah has other plans that don't include him. The wedding of Carrie Tucker and Grey Andrews is on track but family secrets and lies threaten their union. Is Grey the consummate lover Carrie fell for or the ultimate deceiver?
The Love List
Series: New York Nights Novels, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Can the swinging bachelor change his ways and become a devoted, selfless and faithful man overnight? Grey's marriage list brought them together. But when Carrie starts her own list, can Grey incorporate her ideas about love into his life? Family issues, jealousy and an icy lake threaten to destroy the happiness Carrie and Grey have found together.
Champagne for Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Can a craving for mint chip ice cream and a passion for the theater turn a summer romance into everlasting love? Clint is a high school English teacher and a budding playwright. Nina is a former actress, now a beautiful and wealthy widow...who is more than a little lonely. A chance meeting over mint chip ice cream brings them together. Their love of the theater keeps them meeting while their love

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