Jan Scarbrough


Whether it is the Bluegrass of Kentucky, the mountains of Montana, or Medieval England, Jan Scarbrough brings you home with romances from the heart.

Jan Scarbrough is the author of two popular Bluegrass series, writing heartwarming contemporary romances about home and family, single moms and children. Living in the horse country of Kentucky makes it easy for Jan to add small town, Southern charm to her books and the excitement of a Bluegrass horse race or a competitive horse show.
Leaving her contemporary voice behind, Jan has written paranormal gothic romances: Tangled Memories, a Romance Writers of America (RWA) Golden Heart finalist, and Timeless. Her medieval romance, My Lord Raven is a story of honor and betrayal.

A member of Novelist, Inc., Jan self-publishes her books with the help of her husband. She has published 26 romances.
Jan lives in Louisville, Kentucky, with one rescued dog, one rescued cat, and a husband she rescued 23 years ago.
When she isn't writing, she loves to ride American Saddlebred horses, drive grandchildren to activities, and volunteer with Alley Cat Advocates. There is nothing she enjoys more than curling up with a good book.
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Bluegrass Reunion Series
The Bluegrass Reunion series: Contemporary romances about second chances that can be read as standalone novels with happily ever after endings and no cliffhangers.
Kentucky Woman
Price: $2.99 USD.
Kentucky Blue Bloods
Price: $3.99 USD.
Kentucky Flame
Price: $2.99 USD.
Kentucky Groom
Price: $2.99 USD.
Kentucky Rain
Price: $0.99 USD.
Ghost Mountain Ranch
Hank, the McKenna’s trusted wrangler, accepts the job of ranch foreman just over the mountains in the Gallatin Canyon, Montana. But something dark is happening at Ghost Mountain Ranch, where the past is reaching out in dangerous ways to haunt the living. Hank’s story launches the Ghost Mountain Ranch series by Jan Scarbrough.
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Bluegrass Homecoming
I wrote the novel Secrets a few years ago, choosing to explore a romance about a woman caught between the past and her desire to explore her future. I wanted to submit the manuscript to a traditional publisher, but was advised, at the time, this publisher did not like forty-year-old heroines. Since then, “seasoned” romance has come into wider acceptance.
 After changing the setting of the story, Secrets becomes the second book in my new Bluegrass Homecoming series, a series that will let me again explore the themes of second chances in the Bluegrass of Kentucky.
 To start my new series, I’ve written about the love story of baby boomers Howie and Grace. Their granddaughter C.B. takes center stage in the third book, Nom de Plume.
 I foresee more books in the series, because there are many characters in Secrets begging to have their own stories.


Bluegrass Reunion Series-Box Set 1
Series: Bluegrass Reunion Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,920. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Western
This box set is 4 of the 7 books in the Bluegrass Reunion Series and includes Kentucky Woman, Kentucky Blue Bloods, Kentucky Cowboy and Kentucky Rain
Series: Ghost Mountain Ranch. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,070. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Slade Heston has been around horses his whole life. But growing up as a “rich” boy in Kentucky Bluegrass country is nothing like spending the summer as a hired hand at a Montana dude ranch with his mother, Darby, and the grandfather he never knew.
Series: Ghost Mountain Ranch. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Thirty years ago, torn by shock and guilt over the death of her mother, Darby York fled the dude ranch where she’d grown up in Montana. In her new life in the bluegrass of Kentucky, she’d become a horse groom, an artist, married a wealthy
Series: Ghost Mountain Ranch. Price: Free! Words: 15,100. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Hank brings two romantic series together: The Dawsons of Montana and Ghost Mountain Ranch! 
Christmastime at the Six Buckles Guest Ranch. Hank, the Dawson’s trusted wrangler, nurses a broken heart after Liz’s marriage to Chaz. Ashleigh, Chaz’s daughter, is new to ranch life. Can she survive the results of her bad judgement and make a home with her father’s new in-laws?

Kentucky Rain
Series: Bluegrass Reunion Series, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,290. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Kate Lawrence’s rose-colored glasses are rudely yanked off when her divorce leaves her without her home, her friends, and her identity as the perfect stay-at-home wife and mother. She heads to her hometown in Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region to create a new life for herself and the only person that really matters, her daughter.
Kentucky Bride/Kentucky Heat
Series: Bluegrass Reunion Series, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Champion equestrienne Aimee Elliott is tired of being Daddy’s pampered only child. Working as a horse trainer at an American Saddlebred farm in Kentucky feeds her need for independence, even if it’s scary to see if she can make it on her own without her father’s millions. But Aimee never expected a past sweetheart to turn up again, especially after she’d rejected him all those years ago
Kentucky Blue Bloods
Series: Bluegrass Reunion Series, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Regina Ward, granddaughter of Corbin Ward, breeder of multiple stakes winners, had blood as blue as anyone in Kentucky. But what her grandfather had built, her father had gambled away. He’d already lost four prized horses to an arrogant, infuriating Brit. Reggie isn’t about to lose her heart to him as well.
Kentucky Flame
Series: Bluegrass Reunion Series, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,890. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Horse trainer Melody O’Shea is returning to Royalty Farm in Simpsonville, Kentucky. Her father has built it into the greatest American Saddlebred show stable in the country, but now he needs her help. Mel’s homecoming is bittersweet because the farm is also home to the secret daughter she gave up for adoption. Her pride had kept her from telling the father about the child.
Kentucky Woman
Series: Bluegrass Reunion Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,050. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
For single mom and ex-jockey Alexis Marsden, years of hard work are finally paying off. She has a solid nine-to-five job, her independence, and an avocation she loves—exercising horses. But she still can’t give her ten-year-old son everything he needs, especially a father.  
Kentucky Groom
Series: Bluegrass Reunion Series, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,010. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
For Jay Preston, being a young computer genius working in his family’s business empire isn’t enough.The software he created may have made him a millionaire, but it hasn’t made him happy. Life isn’t easy for the widowed Carrie Mercer. Raising her daughter alone, she’s struggling to make ends meet while paying for her daughter’s horse.
Coming Home (The Winchesters of Legend Boxed Set)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,710. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Coming Home: The Winchesters of Legend is a collection of five big love stories set in a small town. Welcome to Legend, Tennessee, a heartwarming fictitious town nestled near the Great Smoky Mountains, where two generations find romance and second chances. No matter how far they’ve roamed from their small town roots, Legend—and love—calls them home.
Nom de Plume: Bluegrass Homecoming Book 3
Series: Bluegrass Homecoming. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
When the dream of happily-ever-after is shattered, sometimes another door opens. Devoted homemaker and mother C.B Lyons hadn’t known she was living a lie, right up until the moment when she caught her husband cheating. Betrayed and then divorced, with her dreams of a big, happy family smashed to pieces, C.B. takes her toddler son to Heritage Springs, Kentucky, to be near family.
Secrets: Bluegrass Homecoming Book 2
Series: Bluegrass Homecoming. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,100. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Schoolteacher Kelly Baron raised her child alone. Now that her daughter’s grown and married, Kelly can finally start her new life in North Carolina, responsible only for herself. She has just one more thing to do: help her mother. To do so, she must return to Heritage Springs, Kentucky, the place she’d fled years before.
Prequel: Bluegrass Homecoming Book 1
Series: Bluegrass Homecoming. Price: Free! Words: 19,860. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Grace Baron had always been the good wife, in spite of a marriage based on a careless indiscretion, and sustained not by love, but by old-fashioned morality. She’d raised her daughter, bit her tongue, and silently lived with her guilt. Now that she’s a widow, she can’t help being glad for her sudden freedom. She’d never live her life like that again.