Jenna Jaxon


Jenna Jaxon is a multi-published author of historical romance in all time periods because passion is timeless. She has been reading and writing historical romance since she was a teenager. A romantic herself, she has always loved a dark side to the genre, a twist, suspense, a surprise. She tries to incorporate all of these elements into her own stories. She’s a theatre director when she’s not writing and lives in Virginia with her family, including two very vocal cats, Marmalade and Sugar.
Jenna is a PAN member of Romance Writers of America as well as Vice-President of Chesapeake Romance Writers, her local chapter of RWA. She has three series available: The House of Pleasure, set in Georgian England, Handful of Hearts, set in Regency England, and Time Enough to Love, set in medieval England and France.
She currently writes to support her chocolate habit.

Where to find Jenna Jaxon online


House of Pleasure
In the wild and wicked 18th century England, the exclusive and notorious brothel, the House of Pleasure, touches the lives of many members of a particular family.
Only Scandal Will Do
Price: $2.99 USD.
Only Marriage Will Do
Price: $3.99 USD.
Only A Mistress Will Do
Price: $3.99 USD.
Only Pleasure Will Do
Price: $4.99 USD.
Handful of Hearts
Regency series, set in London, where wagers abound and hearts are lost, won, and stolen.
Heart of Desire
Price: $0.99 USD.
Heart of Delight
Price: $0.99 USD.
Heart of A Scoundrel
Price: $0.99 USD.
Heart of Decadence
Price: $0.99 USD.
Time Enough to Love
When Lady Alyse de Courcy is betrothed to Sir Geoffrey Longford, she has no choice but to make the best of a bad bargain. The hulking knight is far from her ideal man, and although he does possess some wit and charm, he is no match for the sinfully sensual man she secretly admires, Thomas, Earl of Braeton, her betrothed’s best friend. From the first, Sir Geoffrey finds himself smitten by Lady Alyse, and, despite her infatuation with his friend, vows to win her love. When Geoffrey puts his mind to wooing Alyse, he is delighted to find her succumbing to his seduction. But when cruel circumstances separate them, Geoffrey must watch helplessly as Thomas steps in to protect Alyse—and falls in love with her himself. As the three courtiers accompany Princess Joanna to her wedding in Spain, they run headlong into the Black Plague. With her world plunged into chaos, Alyse struggles with her feelings for both the men she loves. But which love will survive?


Almost a Countess
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,800. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Exiled to a lonely estate in Yorkshire, Dora Harper finds life satisfying, if routine—until an escaped Scottish prisoner begs for her help. Despite misgivings, Dora takes him in and is amazed at his transformation into a handsome gentleman, Finn MacDonald, who claims he is an earl. No matter who he is, his presence in her house could ruin her reputation. Trouble is, Dora doesn't mind mind at all.
It Happened Under the Mistletoe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,780. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Roger, Lord Daventry is contemplating a quiet Christmas at his home in Bath—until he literally falls at the feet of beautiful Lady Sylvia Montgomery. He and Lady Sylvia have an immediate attraction, but everyone is leaving London for their country homes for the holidays. Roger says his goodbyes, hoping to meet Sylvia again in the spring. Lady Sylvia, however, has other plans.
Only Seduction Will Do
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,650. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Historical » General
Alethea Forsythe has been in love with the Earl of Manning since they first met, although the earl has made it clear he doesn’t return her regard. In a moment of despair, she is seduced by a married man and, when she discovers she is with child, fears she is undone. With her reputation about to be ruined, she has two choices: accept an arranged marriage to a stranger or ask the earl to marry her.
A Solitary Ride
Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
On a solitary ride to visit tenants with a new child, Dora Harper is disturbed to learn that British army soldiers are scouring the countryside looking for an escaped prisoner. After evading a close encounter with the troop, Dora becomes more and more concerned for her safety, for with no escort she could fall prey to either the soldiers or the desperate prisoner.
A Countess of Convenience
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,240. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Following a tragic accident, an unconscious Judith Harper is returned to her childhood home to die. Miraculously, she awakens to a horribly changed world where her husband is dead, her life upended. If she hopes to get that life back, she may have to risk a scandal and make a marriage of convenience. John, her childhood friend, must show her he is not a convenient solution, but the perfect one.
A Return to Life
Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Following a tragic accident, an unconscious Judith Harper is returned to her childhood home. Miraculously, she awakens but to a horribly changed world in which she finds her husband not only dead, but herself dishonored by him before his death. Can she find the strength to pick up the pieces and return to a life of her own?
Only A Mistress Will Do
Series: House of Pleasure, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,540. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Regency
A destitute Violet Carlton is reduced to working in a brothel until a handsome customer offers his protection if she will be his mistress—in name only. Violet jumps at the chance, but will she be able to stick to the bargain when she begins to fall in love with the handsome rogue who is already betrothed?
It Happened Under the Mistletoe and Other Yuletide Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,210. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Regency
A heart-warming collection of romantic Regency tales of love at Christmas time by best-selling author Jenna Jaxon. Includes: Hearts Beneath the Mistletoe, A Match Made at Christmas, Married by Christmas, It Happened at Christmas, and It Happened Under the Mistletoe.
It Happened at Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,240. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Exiled to Bath for Christmas, Portia Willingham begins a scandalous correspondence with an unknown gentleman. They decide to meet, but as Portia is prohibited from attending the dances at the Assembly Rooms, they must find a more ingenious way of turning their forbidden correspondence into a Christmas romance neither one will ever forget. A Regency retelling of You've Got Mail.
Only Pleasure Will Do
Series: House of Pleasure, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,580. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Amorina Vestry, madam of the notorious brothel the House of Pleasure, has found the man of her dreams in Sir Reginald Matthews. But when a madman takes his revenge on her, will she live long enough to make her dream come true?
A Matter of Pleasure
Series: House of Pleasure. Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Regency
While making inquiries at the notorious brothel the House of Pleasure regarding a kidnapping, Bow Street Runner Reginald Matthews ends up with more than just the information he seeks from Amorina Vestry, the house's sensual madam. Amorina's manner reveals more than a passing interest in him, which in turn leads to unforeseen consequences for them both. Prologue to Only Pleasure Will Do, Book 5
Only Marriage Will Do
Series: House of Pleasure, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,460. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
Two callers turn Lady Juliet Ferrers’s world upside down. The first claims to be married to her via a proxy marriage, which she can scarcely credit—except she was betrothed to him once. To deter him, Juliet acts boldly when a stranger appears, declaring he is her husband. But when she is finally alone with the handsome visitor, she hopes she can turn her falsehood about their marriage into truth.
Only Scandal Will Do
Series: House of Pleasure, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,660. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Sold to the highest bidder in a brothel, Lady Katherine Fitzwilliam vows to fight free from the charming masked rogue who buys her. Seduced to the point of ruin, she manages to escape him, though warm thoughts of him linger. When the Marquess of Dalbury discovers the red-haired beauty is a lady, he can't wait to offer marriage. If only Katarina didn't hate him with a fury hotter than three hells.
Heart of Decadence
Series: Handful of Hearts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
Miss Amelia Burrowes was the scandal of the ton years ago. Now she's back in London to make an arranged marriage that will hopefully allow her sisters to be received by Society. But when Nathan, Lord Ainsley, the man she’d really had a tendre for all those years ago, renews their acquaintance, the flame between them rekindles and Amelia must convince him that a woman with a past deserves a future.
Heart of A Scoundrel
Series: Handful of Hearts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
Headstrong, and determined to reform Lord Somersby, Miss Amanda Sharp finds herself in danger of losing more than a hand of cards to the scandalous lord.
Married by Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,290. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
What are best friends for? When Marianne vows to be wed by Christmas Day, she turns to longtime friend Will for help. Trouble is, Will’s help isn’t all that helpful…
A Match Made at Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Sophia must allow her grandmother to arrange a match for her, the name of the groom to be announced at a Christmas house party. So when Sophia finds the true love of her life, she has no idea if he is her grandmother’s choice or not.
Handful of Hearts, Vol. 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,390. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
HANDFUL OF HEARTS, VOLUME 1 Always bet on love A Handful of Hearts, Volume 1 is a collection of the first three Regency novellas in the Handful of Hearts series. It includes: Hearts Beneath the Mistletoe, Heart of Desire, and Heart of Delight.
Hearts at All Hallows' Eve
Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
When Miss Cecilia Powell attends her very first masquerade on All Hallows’ Eve, she’s thrilled when a mysterious reveler pays court to her. As their encounter continues, Cecilia is charmed, then smitten with this masked stranger, even though she senses something odd about him. Is he truly the man of her dreams, or will Cecilia find her dream a true nightmare?
Time Enough to Love (Four Volume Set)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,660. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
When Lady Alyse de Courcy is betrothed to Sir Geoffrey Longford, she has no choice but to make the best of a bad bargain. She is secretly infatuated with Thomas, Earl of Braeton, Sir Geoffrey's best friend. Sir Geoffrey finds himself smitten by Lady Alyse and, despite her infatuation, vows to win her love. Her world plunged into chaos, Alyse struggles with her feelings for both the men she loves.
Seduction at the Christmas Court
Series: Time Enough to Love. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
Lord and Lady Longford journey to the glittering Christmas Court of King Edward III to take part inYuletide merriment. But Geoffrey is suddenly called into the king’s service leaving Alyse at court, to attend the queen and persuade her rebellious sister to accept an unwanted betrothal. As rumors of Geoffrey’s death arise, Alyse fends off an old suitor who won’t take “No” for an answer.
Heart of Desire
Series: Handful of Hearts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,280. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
Miss Katherine Locke is irked to start her third season dancing with the disagreeable Lord Haversham. She’s interested in dashing Lord Finley—but her cousin has set her cap for him. To make Finley jealous, Kate feigns interest in Lord Haversham, and is shocked to find the handsome lord apparently falling for her. With time running out, should she accept his suit and risk falling in love herself?
Heart of Delight
Series: Handful of Hearts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,220. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
Gabriella d’Adventure has come to England as a lady’s maid in pursuit of the Duke of Rother. When she meets Horace Carpenter, valet to a marquess, she's delighted to enlist his aid in gaining her heart’s desire. But will her growing feelings for the handsome valet interfere with her plans for the duke? But this valet isn't what he seems. Will his deception ruin his chances to win Gabriella's love?
Hearts Beneath the Mistletoe
Series: Handful of Hearts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,600. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
On her eighteenth birthday, Jenny Crowley's parents announce that instead of having the London Season she’s dreamed of for years, Jenny will instead marry Alexander Isley, son of family friends. A distraught Jenny refuses point-blank to marry Alec, and when her aunt offers to whisk her away to a Christmas house party, she jumps at the chance of a Christmas Season to fall in love.
Beleaguered (Book 3: Time Enough to Love)
Series: Time Enough to Love. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,050. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Adult
Alyse and Thomas’s passion continues to smolder hot and deep—until a fateful encounter with Geoffrey leaves Alyse bitterly torn between her love for him and love for her husband. When the plague rears its head, the trio works together to save the princess from the disease. With her world plunged into chaos, Alyse struggles with her feelings for both the men she loves. But which love will survive?
Betrayal (Book 2: Time Enough to Love)
Series: Time Enough to Love. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,580. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
A night of passion has Lady Alyse de Courcy looking forward to her wedding. But when Sir Geoffrey must marry another, a heartbroken and possibly pregnant Alyse must either gamble with her reputation or wed someone else. Lord Braeton, Geoffrey’s best friend, agrees to marry Alyse to guard her reputation. Will he overcome her memory of Geoffrey or be doomed to burn for a wife he can never possess?
Betrothal (Book 1: Time Enough to Love)
Series: Time Enough to Love. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Lady Alyse de Courcy is in love with Lord Braeton, a man she has barely spoken to. Fate decrees she marry his best friend, Sir Geoffrey Longford—a handsome, imposing knight, yet not the man she wants to wed. Sir Geoffrey does not expect the beautiful stranger to win his heart the moment they meet, though the lady does exactly that. Can she return his regard? Will he have time to win her love?
All Wrapped Up: A Collection of Christmas Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday » Family
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Four short stories filled with romance at Christmas time: A girl breaks the news to her sister’s boyfriend that he’s being dumped–two days before Christmas; an awkward situation develops when a guy is sent to fire a girl singer; two children discover a secret place on Christmas Day;a Christmas dinner announcement shatters a girl’s dream of a magical social season.

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