Author: Jane Porter

Jane Porter, a native of Visalia, California, graduated from UCLA with a degree in American Studies and worked in sales and marketing before returning to school to earn a teaching credential and an MA in Writing from the University of San Francisco. Since publishing her first romance novel in 2001, Jane has written and sold 39 novels, including her latest release, The Good Woman, the first book in her Brennan Sisters trilogy. A bestselling author, Jane has also been a finalist for the prestigious RITA award in 2002, 2003, 2008 and 2010 from Romance Writers of America, and her '06 release, Flirting With Forty, picked by Redbook as its Red Hot Summer Read, went back for seven printings in six weeks before being made into a December 08 Lifetime movie starring Heather Locklear. Jane, her surfer husband, and three sons make their home today in San Clemente, CA where she's currently working on her next novel.

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Writing the Bestseller II - Romance and Commercial Fiction

Writing the Bestseller II
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: B011T0JJFG
  • Release: 2015-07-15
  • Authors: CJ Carmichael, Lenora Worth, Joanne Rock, Erika Marks, Mallory Kane, Jane Porter, Terri Reed, Kim Boykin, Dani Collins, Megan Crane
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Publishing: Writing & Publishing
  • Publisher: Tule Publishing
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Writing romance and commercial fiction means knowing the rules, and this book will help you learn them and get there. If you're wondering where to start, what to do, what not to do, how to find your author brand... this book has it all and more. Just take it from the 12 bestselling authors who wrote it!

Experiencing all the ups and downs of the publishing industry isn't easy, so Writing the Bestseller II will help you not only handle the work involved, but handle it well. Learning from authors who have been in your shoes, who understand the market and genre, willingly share their tips, wisdom, and encouragement so you can also succeed.

What are you waiting for? Get started on your writing career today!


It's You

It's You
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780425277157
  • Release: 2015-06-02
  • Author: Jane Porter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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From the USA Today bestselling author of the Brennan Sisters novels comes a heartwarming story about finding love and strength, even in the darkest moments…

In the wake of a tragedy that tore her life down to the foundations, Dr. Alison McAdams has lost her way. So when she’s summoned to Napa to care for her ailing father, she’s not sure she has anything to offer him—or anyone else.

What Ali finds in Northern California wine country is a gift—an opportunity to rest, and distance from her painful memories. Most unexpectedly, she finds people who aren’t afraid of her grief or desperate for her to hurry up and move on.

As Ali becomes part of her father’s community, makes new friends of her own, and hears the stories of a generation who survived the Second World War, she begins to find hope again. In a quest to discover the truth about another woman’s lost love, she sets off on a journey across oceans and deep into history. And in making sense of that long-ago tragedy, Ali is able to put together the broken pieces of her heart and make new choices that are right for her.


The Good Wife - A Brennan Sisters Novel, #3

The Good Wife
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780425253670
  • Release: 2013-09-03
  • Author: Jane Porter
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Berkley
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Is it possible to love someone too much?

Always considered the beauty of the family, the youngest Brennan sister, Sarah, remains deeply in love with her husband of ten years. Boone Walker, a professional baseball player, travels almost year-round while Sarah stays home and cares for their two children. Her love for her husband is bottomless?so much so that her sisters say it will end up hurting her.

Living apart most of the time makes life difficult, especially since Sarah often wonders whether Boone is sharing his bed with other women on the road, even though he swears he’s been true to her since his infidelity three years ago. While she wants to be happy and move forward in her life, Sarah constantly fears that Boone will break his promise. Now with Boone facing yet another career change, tension rises between the two, adding more stress to an already turbulent marriage. Emotionally exhausted, Sarah can’t cope with yet another storm. Now, she must either break free from the past and forgive Boone completely, or leave him behind and start anew . . .


My Cowboy Valentine - HA #1438

My Cowboy Valentine
  • Number: 9780373754427
  • Release: 2013-02-05
  • Authors: Tanya Michaels, Jane Porter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western, Collections & Anthologies, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Harlequin American
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A Kiss From A Cowboy... 

Be Mine, Cowboy by Jane Porter 

Years ago, Rachel James gave Cade King an ultimatum, and he walked. Heartbroken, Rachel moved on. Life is tough as a single mom, but Rachel is doing just fine. 

Now Cade's back after burning up the rodeo circuit, and things are different. He's sober, but with one burning regret. He has some work to do to show Rachel he's changed-but he's up to the challenge. 

Hill Country Cupid by Tanya Michaels 

Tess knows what young Bailey Calhoun wants: a mom. So when she sees shy cowboy Nick Calhoun giving someone the eye, Tess goes into full matchmaking mode.  

Nick is happy to have Tess's help...but her matchmaking backfires. How can he convince his cupid that she's the one he wants?


The Good Daughter - A Brennan Sisters Novel

The Good Daughter
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780425253427
  • Release: 2013-02-05
  • Author: Jane Porter
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Berkley
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Love was given to all, except herself . . . Kit Brennan has always been the most grounded of her sisters. A Catholic school English teacher for seventeen years and a constant giver, her decisions have been sound—just not very satisfying. Her fortieth birthday is right around the corner, causing Kit to consider some wilder notions, like skipping right past the love and marriage to raising a child all by herself . . . A girls’ weekend away is just the reprieve Kit needs from school, Mr. Wrongs, and life-changing decisions. It’s there that she meets a man who’s dangerous; a man who challenges who she thought she was, or rather should be. Kit wants to indulge herself this once, but with one of her students in crisis and the weight of her family’s burdens weighing heavy on her heart, Kit isn’t sure if now is the time to let her own desires take flight . . .


The Good Woman - A Brennan Sisters Novel

The Good Woman
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780425253007
  • Release: 2012-09-04
  • Author: Jane Porter
  • Genre: Mainstream
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  • Publisher: Berkley
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Is it possible to leave it all behind?

The firstborn of a large Irish-American family, Meg Brennan Roberts is a successful publicist, faithful wife, and doting mother who prides herself on always making the right decisions. But years of being “the good woman” have taken a toll and though her winery career thrives, Meg feels burned out and empty, and more disconnected than ever from her increasingly distant husband. Lonely and disheartened, she attends the London Wine Fair with her boss, ruggedly handsome vintner, Chad Hallahan. It’s here, alone together in an exotic city, far from “real” life, that Chad confesses his long-standing desire for Meg.

Overwhelmed, flattered, and desperately confused, Meg returns home, only to suddenly question every choice she’s ever made, especially that of her marriage. For Meg, something’s got to give, and for once in her life she flees her responsibilities—but with consequences as reckless and irreversible as they are liberating. Now she must decide whether being the person everyone needs is worth losing the woman she was meant to be.


His Majesty's Mistake

His Majesty's Mistake
  • Number: B007UNFH6C
  • Release: 2012-07-01
  • Author: Jane Porter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Harlequin Presents
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She's everything this desert king shouldn't want... 

Spurned and publicly humiliated by the father of her child, Princess Emmeline d'Arcy has no ring, no wedding date and no legitimacy for her unborn baby. 

And the last straw? Having to trade in her gilded lifestyle and pretend to be her twin sister, otherwise known as Sheikh Makin Al-Koury's personal assistant. 

Accustomed to being waited on hand and foot, Emmeline finds herself having to jump to the click of her boss's skillful fingers-day and night! But once the sheikh uncovers her shameful past, will his touch be nothing but a scorching memory?


Not Fit for a King?

Not Fit for a King?
  • Number: B007BBVA0K
  • Release: 2012-06-01
  • Author: Jane Porter
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Harlequin Presents
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It was the stuff of fairy tales: Hannah agreed to help out a princess, and within hours finds herself engaged to a king! This dangerous charade has to end fast—the electrifying chemistry between them feels far too real!

Zale's royal bride-to-be looks like the pampered princess he's being forced to wed—yet she's transformed into a feisty woman who makes his blue blood run hot! But is she fit to be his queen? Zale will just have to tempt her out from beneath her tiara to find out!