Elizabeth James


Elizabeth James is the author of the Design Series, the Romance on the Boardwalk series and the Solitaire Series. She writes contemporary romance set in her native North Carolina. A life-long reader, she began writing a novel at age fifteen, put it away with no hopes of publication, but now has realized her dream as an adult. Inspired by several bestselling authors she began working as a beta reader and her passion for writing once again surfaced. She embarked on a journey to see if she could complete a novel and Love by Design was born. Elizabeth believes you're never too late in life to realize your dreams and this has opened up a new world of adventures and meeting new people which she loves to do. Elizabeth lives in North Carolina with her husband and their dogs. She enjoys traveling, exploring North Carolina, and spending time with her friends.

Smashwords Interview

Who are your favorite authors?
My favorite authors are Laura Kaye, Stephanie Rowe, Kresley Cole, Mimi Jean Pamfiloff, and J.R. Ward. There are a ton of others but those are my top go-to when the publish authors.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My life inspires me to get out of bed every day. I have a wonderful husband, three beautiful doggies, a good job that I love and my passion for writing and the ability to follow that passion by publishing books.
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Where to find Elizabeth James online



Protecting Her Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Mason Leffler has always been able to keep from crossing the line between his professional life and his personal life, until now. The client he's been secretly in love with is now within his grasp. Should he maintain the line and keep his feelings to himself or reveal his true feelings and possibly have the love he's always longed for?
Securing Her Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Jolene Anderson left her family and friends behind to study fashion design abroad. Ryder Brisson's military service has prepared him for civilian life with his own security firm. His future is looking bright but there’s one thing that would make his life complete…the one he’s loved all of his life, Jolene. His job is to protect her but will he succeed in securing her heart?
Chasing Rain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Averi Rain has always been in love with one man. The problem is he’s always loved everyone else. Ian O’Neal has been known for his reputation with the ladies, but a series of events throws Averi and Ian together. Can Ian prove to her that he’s worthy of her love? Will Ian find love for the first time or will he be forever…Chasing Rain.
Secrets of a Hart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Five years ago, Kendall Hart’s life changed forever. A tragedy forced her to grow up fast and become a responsible adult overnight while her friends were still enjoying high school. She has no room for complications in her life…then Tristan walks in. Sometimes you have to let go of the one person you’ve always loved in order to protect them.
Forever by Design
Series: Design, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
They met by chance, and fell in love. But is it meant to be forever?
Life by Design
Series: Design, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,790. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jane Carter’s life has never been easy. Leaving her parents behind only to be abandoned pregnant by the one man she thought she could depend on, she had a sense that things just weren’t going to be easy for her or her precious daughter Jolene. She’s so skeptical about life that she thinks she’s dreaming when she catches the eye of handsome, successful architect, Jay Anderson.
Love By Design
Series: Design, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Callie Brandon wasn't looking for love; it always ended up at the feet of someone else. But when a sexy architect sets his determined, baby blue eyes on her, she starts to believe maybe life has designed her very own "happily ever after".

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