Author: Peggy Jaeger

I'm a contemporary romance writer who writes about strong women, the families who support them, and the men who can’t live without them.

Family and food play huge roles in my stories because I believe there is nothing that holds a family structure together like sharing a meal…or two…or ten. Dotted with humor and characters that are as real as they are loving, I bring all topics of daily life into my stories: life, death, sibling rivalry, illness and the desire for everyone to find their own happily ever after. Growing up the only child of divorced parents I longed for sisters, brothers and a family that vowed to stick together no matter what came their way. Through my books, I've created the families I wanted as that lonely child.

I hold a master's degree in Nursing Administration and first found publication with several articles I authored on Alzheimer's Disease during my time running an Alzheimer's in-patient care unit during the 1990s.

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Can't Stand the Heat - Will Cook for Love, #3

Can't Stand the Heat
  • Number: B073PB28FN
  • Release: 2018-04-03
  • Author: Peggy Jaeger
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Lyrical Shine
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In Peggy Jaeger’s delectable series, delicious food is just an appetizer for life’s main course: the kind of love that feeds your soul.

With three successful TV series under her belt, including her cousin Kandy’s, executive producer Stacy Peters is ready to helm her own show. But to make that happen, she has to do her network boss one favor first—spend two months on a ranch in Montana wrangling the notoriously difficult director of Beef Battles. Apparently, he eats producers for breakfast. Yet all Stacy can think when she meets the lean, rugged man is how hungry he makes her . . .

Dominic Stamp—Nikko to his very few friends—has had enough interference from TV newbies. And when Stacy climbs out of the car in Montana, he’s not convinced she’s even old enough to drive, much less produce his show. But he can’t deny that the long-legged blonde with the stubborn will and the dazzling smile whets his appetite. And as Stacy proves her talent with the crew and the budget alike, Nikko vows to prove to her that love is on the menu for both of them . . .

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A Shot at Love - Will Cook for Love, #2

A Shot at Love
  • Number: B01MZ7O8JV
  • Release: 2017-10-03
  • Author: Peggy Jaeger
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Lyrical Shine
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Nothing’s impossible when love is on the menu. In Peggy Jaeger’s luscious series, the only thing more tempting than a delicious meal is a truly delectable romance . . .

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Photographer Gemma Laine is looking for arresting faces on the streets of Manhattan when her camera captures something shocking—a triple murder. In that moment, she becomes a target for the mob—and a top priority for a very determined, breathtakingly handsome, FBI special agent. With deadlines to meet and photo shoots on her calendar, Gemma chafes at the idea of protection, but every moment she spends under his watchful eye is a temptation to lose herself in his muscular arms . . .

With two of his men and one crucial witness dead, Special Agent Kyros Pappandreos can’t afford to be distracted. But Gemma is dazzling—and her connection to Kandy Laine’s high-profile cooking empire makes her an especially easy mark for some very bad people. Keeping her safe is much more pleasure than business, but as the heat between them starts to sizzle, Ky is set to investigate whether they have a shot at love . . .


Cooking with Kandy - Will Cook for Love, #1

Cooking with Kandy
  • Number: B01I85NQ0O
  • Release: 2017-04-04
  • Author: Peggy Jaeger
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Lyrical Shine
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Sugar and spice and everything sexy make the perfect recipe for romance in this brand-new series by Peggy Jaeger. Look for exclusive recipes in each book!

Kandy Laine built her wildly popular food empire the old-fashioned way—starting with the basic ingredients of her grandmother’s recipes and flavoring it all with her particular brand of sweet spice. From her cookbooks to her hit TV show, Kandy is a kitchen queen—and suddenly someone is determined to poison her cup. With odd accidents and threatening messages piling up, strong-willed Kandy can’t protest when her team hires someone to keep her safe—but she can’t deny that the man for the job looks delicious. . .

Josh Keane is a private investigator, not a bodyguard. But with one eyeful of Kandy’s ebony curls and dimpled smile, he’s signing on to uncover who’s cooking up trouble for the gorgeous chef. As the attraction between them starts to simmer, it’s not easy to keep his mind on the job, but when the strange distractions turn to true danger, he’ll stop at nothing to keep Kandy safe—and show her that a future together is on the menu. . .


The Voices of Angels - The MacQuire Women Book 4

The Voices of Angels
  • Number: 9781509206421
  • Release: 2016-03-11
  • Author: Peggy Jaeger
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc.
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Love is the last thing Carly Lennox is looking for when she sets out on her new book tour. The independent, widowed author is content with a life spent writing and in raising her daughter. When newscaster Mike Woodard suggests they work on a television magazine profile based on her book, Carly’s thrilled, but guarded. His obvious desire to turn their relationship into something other than just a working one is more than she bargained for.

Mike Woodard is ambitious, and not only in his chosen profession. He wants Carly, maybe more than he’s ever wanted anything or anyone else. As he tells her, he’s a patient man. But the more they’re together, Mike realizes it isn’t simply desire beating within him. Carly Lennox is the missing piece in his life. Getting her to accept it-and him-may just be the toughest assignment he’s ever taken on.


3 Wishes - A Candy Hearts Romance

3 Wishes
  • Number: 9781509203314
  • Release: 2016-02-08
  • Author: Peggy Jaeger
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc.
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Valentine’s Day is chocolatier Chloe San Valentino’s favorite day of the year. Not only is it the busiest day in her candy shop, Caramelle de Chloe, but it’s also her birthday. Chloe’s got a birthday wish list for the perfect man she pulls out every year: he’d fall in love with her in a heartbeat, he’d be someone who cares about people, and he’d have one blue eye and one green eye, just like her. So far, Chloe’s fantasy man hasn’t materialized, despite the matchmaking efforts of her big, close-knit Italian family. But this year for her big 3-0 birthday, she just might get her three wishes.


There's No Place Like Home - The MacQuire Women, Book 2

There's No Place Like Home
  • Number: 9781509201303
  • Release: 2015-04-24
  • Author: Peggy Jaeger
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc.
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Symphony pianist Moira Cleary comes home after four years of touring, exhausted, sick, and spiritually broken. Emotional and psychological abuse at the hands of someone she trusted has left her gaunt, anxious, and at a crossroads both professionally and personally. Moira’s best friend, veterinarian Quentin Stapleton, wants nothing more than to help Moira get well. Can his natural healing skills make it possible for her to open her heart again? And can he convince her she’s meant to stay home now with the family that loves her - and with him - forever?


Book Library

  • Can't Stand the Heat Can't Stand the Heat
  • A Shot at Love A Shot at Love
  • Cooking with Kandy Cooking with Kandy
  • The Voices of Angels The Voices of Angels
  • 3 Wishes 3 Wishes
  • There's No Place Like Home There's No Place Like Home