Jessica Verdi

Jessica Verdi – Editor

I've edited well over 200 romance, YA, and MG novels, and spent six years as Senior Editor at Simon & Schuster/Crimson Romance.

Overview

I'm a developmental editor with both boutique and "big five" publishing experience. I am currently Acquisitions and Developmental Editor at Crazy Maple Studio, acquiring romance (of all sub-genres), thrillers, mystery, suspense, and more for the KISS and Scream serialization apps.

During my six years as Senior Editor at Simon & Schuster/Crimson Romance, I edited well over 200 projects—and have glowing testimonials from my authors! I specialize in romance, chick lit/women's fiction, thriller, and children's literature (picture books all the way up through young adult). Check out my portfolio for a sampling of projects I've worked on.

I'm also the author of the contemporary YA novels Follow Your Arrow, And She Was, What You Left Behind, The Summer I Wasn't Me, and My Life After Now, as well as the co-author of the picture book I'm Not a Girl.
Services
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Fiction
Humor & Comedy LGBTQ Fiction Middle Grade Romance Thriller & Suspense Women's Fiction Young Adult
Languages
English (AUS) English (CAN) English (UK) English (US)
Certifications
  • MFA in Creative Writing

Work experience

Crazy Maple Studio

Mar, 2021 — Present

I am currently acquiring romance (of all sub-genres), thriller, suspense, mystery, horror, and sci-fi for the wildly popular serialization apps KISS and Scream.

Self-employed

Mar, 2018 — Present

Do you have a romance, women’s fiction/chick lit, young adult, or middle grade novel you’re seeking a professional editor for? I’m an experienced developmental editor with over 200 romance novels—and dozens more young adult novels and children’s books—under my belt. My goal is to help you bring your book to that next level—whether it be via big picture notes, micro-level suggestions, or both.

In addition to providing you with an editorial letter outlining my overall thoughts, I tend to mark up manuscripts pretty heavily with line edits, light copy edits, and in-margin questions. And of course I will be sure to point out what's already working in your manuscript, and what you're doing well!

If this all sounds good to you, please contact me! I would love to talk with you about your project.

Simon & Schuster/Crimson Romance

Feb, 2012 — Mar, 2018 (about 6 years)

As Senior Editor of a romance imprint that required all hands on deck in order to run smoothly, I was involved in every aspect of the publishing process, including but not limited to acquisitions, developmental editing of contracted manuscripts, spearheading the LGBTQ+ category, IP project development, conference representation, copyediting and proofreading, working closely with the sales and publicity teams, and much more. In my years at Crimson Romance, I was the developmental editor on over 200 manuscripts, including some USA Today bestsellers. I was also integral in the ground-floor development process of SNOW FALLING, the Jane the Virgin tie-in novel.

I am an advocate for diversity of all kinds, and acquired many novels and series from authors of color, about characters of color, leading to Crimson Romance being named the number one publisher of diverse romance in The Ripped Bodice's 2017 Diversity Study (by a rather large margin!), an accomplishment I am incredibly proud of.

Scholastic, Macmillan, Sourcebooks

Jan, 2010 — Present

I am a young adult author, with five published contemporary standalone novels, the most recent of which is FOLLOW YOUR ARROW. My debut children's picture book, I'M NOT A GIRL, which I co-authored with twelve-year-old transgender activist Maddox Lyons, is out now from Macmillan. I do several school visits each year with the Lambda Literary LGBTQ+ Writers in Schools program, and have a firm grasp on what teens today are looking for in the books they pick up.

Portfolio

Follow Your Arrow

Verdi, Jessica

Based on a true transgender identity journey, the picture book I'm Not a Girl is an empowering story from writers Maddox Lyons and Jessica Verdi about a boy who is determined to be himself, illustrated by Dana Simpson.Nobody seems to understand that Hannah is ... read more
My Life After Now

Jessica Verdi

Fans of Glee and Rent will love this story of unflinching honesty and unfaltering compassion. The last thing Lucy ever expected was to end up as another teen statistic. Lucy had a plan: become a Broadway star, start a life with her leading man Ty, make her fam... read more
Lexi would do anything to keep her broken family together. Even if it means denying who she really is.You are on the road to truth. Help is on the way. The road signs leading to New Horizons summer camp promise a new life for seventeen-year-old Lexi. Ever sinc... read more
Jessica Verdi, the author of My Life After Now and The Summer I Wasn't Me, returns with a heartbreaking and poignant novel of grief and guilt that reads like Nicholas Sparks for teens.It's all Ryden's fault. If he hadn't gotten Meg pregnant, she would have nev... read more
And She Was

Jessica Verdi

Dara's lived a sheltered life with her single mom, Mellie. Now, at eighteen, she's dreaming of more. When Dara digs up her never-before-seen birth certificate, her world implodes. Why are two strangers listed as her parents?Dara confronts her mother, and is st... read more
QUEER WE GO AGAIN!A follow-up to the critically acclaimed All Out anthology, Out Now features seventeen new short stories from amazing queer YA authors. Vampires crash prom, aliens run from the government, a president’s daughter comes into her own, a true roma... read more
Cover Your Tracks

Auffenorde, Daco

Buckle up for a race for the championship and the prize of a lifetime in this heartfelt reunion romance.When racing team director Brad Thomas needs a new driver, his boss insists there’s only one answer: Gabrielle Marquez. The Indycar ace has newly returned to... read more
Hearts Unleashed

Paris Wynters

NATIONAL EXCELLENCE in ROMANCE FICTION AWARDS 2018 FINALISTThe shared love of a retired military dog unexpectedly brings together two PTSD survivors in this heartfelt debut novel by Paris Wynters.After an IED ends his military career, Major John Rathborne stru... read more
Model Lily Ashton's picture-perfect life isn't as flawless as it seems. After losing her soldier husband six years ago, Lily's carved a new life for herself by starting a nonprofit for war widows. There's no room in her busy schedule, or her heart, for a new l... read more
After appearing on a popular reality cooking show, Carly Piper’s newly opened bakery is landing her in debt. Making the cakes for the celebrity wedding of the year might be the answer to all her troubles.Problem is, her rival from the show, Michael Welch, is a... read more
With her penchant for premonitions, Michelle Slade has always had trouble connecting with other people, and a horrific attack five years ago only made her isolation worse. But working to help defenseless animals with her rescue organization, Cats Alive, has gi... read more
Uncovering secrets and exposing truth are all in a day’s work for private investigator Sterling Aegar. But when her latest case threatens to reveal her own buried feelings for an old love, Sterling runs for cover.A body in the bathtub and pleas from a jilted w... read more
Life has held nothing but pain and guilt for Susannah Walsh since her children died in an accident and her marriage fell apart. When a friend offers her a vacation house in Maine for some relaxation, she thinks it’s the perfect chance to escape from her grim r... read more
Persuasion, Jane Austen’s final published work, is a story of second chances. A very young Frederick Wentworth and Anne Elliot are broken-hearted when their hasty engagement is dissolved due to Frederick’s lack of prestige and lack of money. Eight years later,... read more
Reagan McKinney is on a mission to discover more about a deceased uncle who mysteriously left her a sizable inheritance, a condo in the mountains, and a stash of stolen jewels. Her career and love life are in shambles, so it is perfect timing for new adventure... read more
When ex-Army officer Matthew Blake starts a new career, he comes up against the most challenging obstacle to his happiness he's ever encountered: Greta Ferguson, the interior designer who's supposed to be making his life easier. He's used to giving orders and ... read more
Coming out of suspended animation one by one, the survivors of a global disaster must try to make sense of the world they live in now. When they're newlyborn, they have no memory of the lives they left behind. As they awaken, they remember parts of the lives t... read more
Brianna Daniels has a younger sister, a stepsister, though she’s never really thought of her that way. A sweet, loving, kind stepsister who has battled a rare disease her entire life, and deserves one good thing. One magic wish. She wants to go to the ball. It... read more
When her daughter was born with a devastating medical condition, Jennifer Lawler set out to make a good life despite the circumstances. She wanted the story to be “kickass mother of a special kid hangs on to her dream of being a writer no matter what.” But lif... read more
Don't miss the touching conclusion to the Cotillion Ball Saga!In 1863, America is war-weary. Fifteen-year-old Saffron Fitzpatrick, whose teenage years have been spent mourning the dead rather than dancing at her debutante ball, just wants to visit her beloved ... read more
Find out how the Fitzpatrick family began in this exciting prequel novella to the Cotillion Ball saga.Charlotte Ashcroft knows her family would never approve of her attending a women's rights speech in New York City alone. So when a busybody from back home con... read more
In 1862 America, the Civil War has raged for twelve months. Pepper Fitzpatrick Brown's heart was broken when her husband died with the first volley at Manassas. Now she's a widow raising three young boys and plans to honor his sacrifice by volunteering at the ... read more
Samantha Hughes has one day to escape from her wicked uncle, and a sign in the post office is her answer. She'll cut her hair to pose as a man and become Sam Hughes, a Pony Express rider.Valerian Fitzpatrick doesn't want the weight of responsibility that his b... read more
In 1859, ladies of New York society are expected to do three things well: find a husband, organize a household, and have children. But despite her mother’s best intentions, making her debut is the last thing on Rosemary Fitzpatrick’s mind.Writing the popular H... read more
It’s Jasmine Fitzpatrick’s year to shine at this season’s Cotillion and men will be throwing themselves at her. But she sets her sights on a man she’s never met, the Viscount of Foxborough. He’s wealthy and has an English title. Only a few things stand in her ... read more
Basil Fitzpatrick was born into a life of privilege. In 1856, at 23 years of age, he is the owner of the St. Louis branch of the family banking business. He has his pick of the ladies and life by the horns.Temperance Jones and her family are far from privilege... read more
Everything’s coming up roses for an English miss and an American gentleman in this delightful new series from the author of the Cotillion Ball saga!After British soldiers killed his wife and child during the War of 1812, Parker Sinclair vowed to never set foot... read more
Zoe Oliver never wanted to be on another reality TV show . . . until Chip Cormack made an offer too good to refuse. He’s guaranteed her a payday this time and a chance to redeem herself in America’s eyes. But Zoe worries she won’t be able to focus as her desir... read more
If being forced to team up with reality TV’s favorite bad girl wasn’t enough, falling for her brother might just make this reality show a real nightmare.Paige Anderson agrees to be on a new reality show called Treasure Trekkers, a show where contestants use ha... read more
"Heather Thurmeier writes sweet, funny romances that capture your heart!" --New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Probst"Heather Thurmeier's hunky heroes and feisty heroines will have you laughing out loud, falling in love...and coming back ... read more
Bruce Coldwell, world-class pro bass fisherman, walks into his friend Crista Johnson’s apartment and instantly falls in lust with Crista’s supermodel neighbor. The two weeks of vacation with his best friend will give him the perfect opportunity to dally with t... read more
Angie Swanson’s life couldn’t get more pathetic. Once a popular masseuse in Seattle, she’s now the super-pumper at her brother Drew’s gas station in Deadhorse, Oregon. When her brother’s best friend, Gary, arrives in town, she finally sees her way out of the h... read more
Easygoing Juan Santiago, a two-time gold medalist on the US Olympic men’s downhill ski team, receives his last warning: Either stay free of scandal, or lose his sponsorship and be put on the reserve list. With the Olympics a month away, he won’t risk being thr... read more
Independent and goal orientated, Diana Spenner has set her sights on buying the old Ferriday House and running her own bed and breakfast by the end of the year. Nothing will sway her from her plans, especially the famous hockey player Dominic Chekovsky, who ca... read more
Shauna Marino left Cottage Grove, California an innocent teenager, gangly, wild, and with no fashion sense, always diving headfirst into whatever feelings ruled the moment. Now, she’s back to fix her mistakes. She’s gained a respectable job, set a plan in moti... read more
Marketing manager Tiana Holliday just landed her dream job at an award-winning agency in New York City. There's just one problem: cocky playboy Nathaniel Lawson, her old grad school nemesis, is her new officemate.As the firm's rising star, Nathan never had to ... read more
Sports journalist Melanie Foster has achieved most of her goals: Bomb.com job--check. Tomboy-to-smoking-hottie makeover--check. Convince her best friend, Damien Richards, to slide a ring on her finger and father her two-point-five kids--not so much. When she a... read more
Rina Gray’s acclaimed Crush on You romantic comedy series returns with the third and final novel.Baseball hotshot Jake Ross isn’t looking for love, only a good woman to come to his rescue. His bad boy rep lands him on the covers of gossip rags instead of sport... read more
Wulfkin Legacy Series - Standalone Book The daughter of a sultan alpha, Selena Kurt agrees to an arranged wulfkin mating to protect her sister from a dangerous alpha from the enemy clan. To her surprise, her match is Marcin Ulf, the next in line for the Hungar... read more
Halloween night means spells, spooks, and soul mates in this sexy wolf-shifter novella from a USA TODAY bestselling author.Kalin Asen wants to be the best fortune-teller at the infamous Bran Castle in Transylvania this Halloween. It should be a no-brainer...un... read more
After fleeing her abusive ex, wulfkin Cacey Varg and her daughter settle happily with a new pack in Finland. As Christmas approaches, Cacey learns her ex has found them and is on his way to take their daughter back. But a massive snowstorm prevents her from pa... read more
Wulfkin Legacy Series (standalone book) A gripping tale of love under extraordinary circumstances. Death has followed Alena Novac's circus family for years. When the police arrest her brother for a murder he didn't commit, she has only a week to rescue him bef... read more
Shelby Aylesworth knows what real love feels like. She also knows the pain of losing that kind of love. With her faithful collie dog, Norman, she takes refuge on Whiskey Island to try to put her life back together. When Norman arranges a most unusual introduct... read more
Best-selling author Kristina Knight's Billionaire Cowboys are back for one final ride with this seductive story of long-simmering feelings and hot Vegas nights.Twenty-something ice queen Sabrina Smith enjoys the fame and fortune she's found writing self-help b... read more
Denver publishing heiress Miranda Clayton craves more from life than society parties and shopping sprees, but her tycoon father refuses to take her seriously. Her solution? Beat him at his own game by going to work for his top competitor, Connor Reeves, in Las... read more
The Billionaire Cowboys trilogy by best-selling author Kristina Knight kicks off with a seductive story of long-simmering feelings and hot Vegas nights.When Vegas Nightly names local property developer Gage Reeves as its sexiest bachelor, he's barraged with a ... read more
Can the eldest MacDermott brother put his family trauma at the hands of the Logan gang aside once and for all to make room for love? Find out in the emotional and satisfying conclusion to this heartfelt series.Sheriff Teague MacDermott’s life has been on hold ... read more
Danger lurks in the mountains of New Mexico when sheriff-turned-bounty-hunter Brock MacDermott goes on the prowl for infamous outlaw Zeb Logan. Logan killed Brock's brother and his family in an ambush, and Brock has never forgiven himself for failing to keep t... read more
From the acclaimed author of Michief and Magnolias, Marie Patrick’s second MacDermott Brothers novel is a stellar western historical filled with heartwarming emotion.Former US Marshal Eamon MacDermott failed to prevent the death of his brother, sister-in-law, ... read more
Caralyn McCreigh has always believed in three things: that her father, Daniel, would never force her into marriage; that she could have a storybook romance with a man who sweeps her off her feet and a loving marriage like the one her parents share; and that Qu... read more
In 1863, Natchez, Mississippi, peacefully surrendered to the Union Army - but not everyone surrendered peacefully, especially not Shaelyn Cavanaugh. With both her brother and her intended off to war, her home, Magnolia House, and her beloved steamboats are tak... read more
Her Mission: Launch an ICBMCode Name: LibraObstacle: LoveWhen it’s time for double-agent Jordan Jakes, a CIA covert operative, to launch a missile in the remote desert of the Middle East, she’s forced to tell her blind asset, NASA scientist Ben Johnson, that t... read more
Choosing Carter

CJ Petterson

Bryn McKay has always tried to save her brother from his risky choices, but a near-tragic truck accident landed him in prison and her in the hospital. Now, a year later, he's converted to radical Islam and escaped, vowing revenge on the people who put him ther... read more
Underground

Cecilia Johanna

Getting in is easy - the tricky part is getting out.Robyn Monroe is the Valkyrie, one of Chrystal Valley's most notorious street fighters, and she never taps out. But she dreams of freedom for herself and her sister - a peaceful life where she can pursue her l... read more
The tantalizing Tarnished Billionaires series scorches on with book two, starring a bred-to-be-bad hero longing to make good for love.Sienna Keller saw how men used her mother, and from an early age she swore she’d never allow it to happen to her. So when she ... read more
CEO Billionaire Lucas Marx isn’t used to hearing the word “no.” So when he hits on gorgeous moonlighting waitress Bailey Walters and she coldly turns him down, he becomes focused on finding a way into the captivating woman’s heart. Bailey knows men are more tr... read more
The last time Claude Fortier fell for a woman, a vengeful demon named Gulielmus killed her while she slept. Even worse? That demon happened to be his father.Nearly 200 years later, Claude’s lover is back . . . sort of. Gail Colvard may have been born with his ... read more
Charles Edison has spent most of his 123 years courting women for Hell. As a faithful son of the demon Gulielmus, he's never known true affection for women. Which is funny, seeing as how he’s descended from a love god on his mother’s side. Now that he sees his... read more
Fans have clamored for fallen angel Tamatsu’s story, which now unfolds in book two of the Masters of Maria saga by USA TODAY bestselling author Holley Trent.Cursed by his vengeful elf ex-lover eight hundred years ago, Tamatsu lost not only his voice but his po... read more
It’s a literal fight for love in this fast-moving shifter tale in the popular Masters of Maria series.For coyote shifter Blue Shapely, becoming the new alpha of Maria’s pack is his long-awaited chance to be his own man and eliminate chaos from the town. Unfort... read more
A holiday hook-up leads to a lifetime of love in this charming story continuing the adventures of the Masters of Maria series.Alex Cavanaugh is used to fielding odd requests at her waitressing job. She would have never predicted, though, that she’d get brazenl... read more
From USA TODAY bestselling author Holley Trent comes a new spark-laden shifter series!Six hundred years after losing his wife and son to his cousin’s deadly scheme, the demigod cougar shifter known as Tito Perez still refuses to take a mate. He couldn’t protec... read more
Sheena Esposito has never rocked the boat in her father’s repressive Coyote pack, but when she learns of his intentions to further antagonize a rival alpha, she can’t stay quiet. She must warn the good guys that trouble is headed their way.When her search land... read more
Related to one of the oldest shapeshifter legacies in Maria, Lily Baxter grew up knowing there was a chance she’d find romance among the supernatural. But certainly her idea of romance wasn’t a drunken one-night stand with a Coyote she loves to hate, a Vegas w... read more
A desperate entity trapped on the other side of an active hellmouth pleads for were-cougar Belle Foye's help, and she can't stop herself from running toward it, even though it means putting her own life in danger. As if that weren't bad enough, Belle is curren... read more
After a month as a "guest" of the Foye gang, quiet nurse Miles Bennett is itching to be able to leave their isolated ranch. But were-cougar second-in-command Hank Foye wants to take her as his mate. If she doesn't agree to accept him, he'll be cursed to spend ... read more
Ellery Colvard escapes her perfectly organized life for a camping trip with her friends, hoping for a tiny thrill. She'll settle for a distraction, but instead she gets swept off her feet. Literally.Alpha were-cougar Mason Foye needs a mate, even if he has to ... read more
Hannah Welch doomed were-cougar Sean Foye to spend the rest of his life in his animal form when she refused to accept him as a mate. But an attack at the Foyes' New Mexico ranch ended with Hannah becoming a cougar, too. She strikes a bargain with the goddess w... read more
Sexy bike racer Jacob Hunter is turning heads on the international cycling circuit . . . in more ways then one. Rumor has it the handsome daredevil owes his success to more than just muscle and willpower. Allegations of drug use have followed Jacob back to his... read more
Dark Season

Joanna Lowell

From Pushcart Prize-winning author Joanna Lowell comes a dazzling gothic romance that will keep readers spellbound till the final page. Haunted by her FutureTainted. Degraded. Doomed. Doctors told Ella Arlington that her epilepsy would prevent her from living ... read more
Sarah Soon may have recovered from cancer--in body--but her brush with mortality has left the usually confident OB/GYN shaken about her future and herself. When she unexpectedly runs into Jake Li, her brother's annoying high school BFF who betrayed her trust, ... read more
Neurologist Helen Chang Frobisher is on a mission to ban hockey from Portland to prevent the kind of concussive brain injury that plagues her father. Oregon Wolves player Adam Magnus is desperately trying to secure his career and his retirement despite the tea... read more
The man with allergies never gets the girl, at least according to the movies - and Portland restaurateur Ian Zamora wants to be the guy who gets the girl. So to rid himself of the sensitivities brought on by his sometimes-girlfriend's cat, he makes an appointm... read more
Breathe

Kimberley Ash

This emotional debut featuring two characters burdened by the past introduces a talented new voice in contemporary romance.British expat Ellen Hunter trusts no man and finds her position as the events and conferences manager at a large hotel in Boston the perf... read more
Amid the revelry of Queen Elizabeth’s court, scandal after scandal finds a spirited young woman who learns to defy society, own her actions, and fall in love.Pleasure takes priority during the twelve days of Christmas in Queen Elizabeth’s court, and newcomer M... read more
What’s a neglected wife to do when her husband doesn’t know she exists? Create a scandal, of course, in this delightful Elizabethan romp.After ten years of marriage, Frances LeSieur has faded into her role as a lady wife and mother. She has no idea who she is ... read more
Janiyah Henderson may be an adult, but her dad doesn’t see it that way. Granted, she’s enjoying her post-college life of little-to-no responsibility, but when her dad announces at a family meeting that she can’t handle working a “real job,” there’s only one th... read more
After five years in prison, Kareem Henderson is starting his life over. Though business is good at his barbershop, his goal is to open a high-end gentlemen's salon. But the road back is rough, and he needs connections in the society he once snubbed to make his... read more
David Henderson is willing to do just about anything to stop his father from selling the family's successful automotive dealership. And that means proving to his pops that he's serious about his future. Even getting married and having kids is on the table - es... read more
Trucker Aaron Henderson always loved his life of freedom on the open road, but a business opportunity from a friend finds him settling down in Resilient, Tennessee. On his first night there, he meets a singing beauty at a bar who stirs feelings he's long forgo... read more
Shayla Monroe fled her hometown of Helena, South Carolina, after a shocking situation broke the heart of the only guy she’d ever loved. Years later, after losing her job in Atlanta with her name once again shrouded in scandal, she has nowhere to go but home.No... read more
Knowing firsthand the heartbreak that comes when desire and emotion rule a relationship, Kenyatta Copeland assumes marrying Brad Johnson will lead to a safe and secure life. But as much as she believes she can plan her future, it’s hard to ignore the way her b... read more
When a virgin frustrated by her nonexistent dating life asks a playboy for a one-night stand, can they really ignore their attraction after the affair?After Tasha Smith is dumped yet again because of her virginity, she decides it’s time to stop saving herself ... read more
As personal assistant to the rich and famous Beauford brothers, Sammy Anderson spends his days catering to his employers' needs--and his nights with the beautiful women who don't mind using his bed as a stepping stone to his bosses. His life may not be glamoro... read more
From USA Today best-selling author Alicia Hunter Pace comes this emotional gem in the Beauford Bend series.Heath Beckett would have never moved his renowned stained glass business to the artisan boutique town of Beauford, Tennessee, if he'd thought there was a... read more
Bennett Pontellier Watkins and Helene-Louise Soileau had a secret, youthful love affair--until their mothers found out. Helene-Louise, the housekeeper's daughter, was sent to France to study lacemaking while a bereft Bennett drowned his sorrows on the beach wi... read more
Love's crossroads converge when Beauford, Tennessee, meets Merritt, Alabama, in this charming new series by USA Today best-selling author Alicia Hunter Pace.Dr. Maxwell Ellis Buchanan IV had wealth and privilege, a flourishing career, and perfect parents. Then... read more
Born an orphan in Russia, Nashville Sound center Nickolai Glazov never knew the warmth of a big family. Luckily, at age six, his talent for hockey was discovered. Now, with a multitude of championship titles, a berth on the 2014 Russian Olympic team, and plent... read more
The world loved Heisman trophy winner and two-time Super Bowl champion Gabe Beauford - until he blew it and cost San Antonio the chance to make history. Now his brother's wedding back in Beauford Bend offers the perfect hideout.Neyland MacKenzie has a passion ... read more
Coming home to Beauford Bend opens up old wounds for four sexy, successful brothers, but the love of a few good Southern women will heal their hearts and change their lives forever.Country music heartthrob Jackson Beauford isn’t used to hearing “no” for an ans... read more
To the world, professional rodeo cowboy Rafe Beauford is the fearless rider with an easy smile who never backs down from a challenge. But when a buckle bunny he knew back in Odessa dies in a motorcycle accident and Rafe learns he's the father of twin baby girl... read more
Handsome and accomplished Ranger SGT Beau Beauford knows that deep down he's never been anything but a screw-up. He caused the deaths of his parents and sister, deceived his adoring brothers, and recklessly destroyed his career. With nothing left to lose, he r... read more
No matter how many critics call him an artisan or how much money people are willing to pay for his handcrafted furniture, Will Garrett will always be the son of a drunk from Mill Town. Though he has admired Dr. Arabelle Avery ever since his teenage busboy days... read more
Tolly Lee is pearls, debutant balls, and old silver on the breakfast table. She is ashamed of something she did thirteen years ago, but she was only sixteen and she didn't set out to do it. Still, she should not have led college senior Nathan Scott to think sh... read more
The last time Brantley Kincaid had an argument with someone, he was eighteen years old - and he regrets it like he will never regret anything again. If only he had not balked at going to pick up his grandfather that day, his mother would not have driven into t... read more
Chocolatier Lanie Heaven has good friends, a booming business, and the adoration of the citizens of Merritt, Alabama. But she also has a secret. After the devastating breakup with her long time college boyfriend, she lost a baby and the hope of ever having a c... read more
USA TODAY bestselling author Alicia Hunter Pace launches a brand-new sports romance series, Nashville Sound, featuring some fan favorites finding true love.Emile Giroux has vowed he will be everything his stepfather is not: cultured, charming, sophisticated, a... read more
Two deeply scarred souls struggle with forbidden feelings in this heartfelt second novel in the Nashville Sound series.Life has taught defenseman Bryant Taylor never to look back and never to get serious about a woman. His ill, pregnant wife died while he was ... read more
Two twentysomethings struggle to let go of their idea of a perfect world on and off the ice in this emotional third book in the Nashville Sound series.Ambitious, smart, and straightlaced, Nashville Sound forward Jarrett MacPherson is determined to walk in the ... read more
Hockey is all he has left. Until a one-night stand with the boss’s daughter gives him something new to fight for…Nashville Sound enforcer Thor Eastrom has been married, divorced, engaged, and dumped. But the hardest thing he’s ever done is bury his twin babies... read more

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Christina M.

Christina M.

Nov, 2020

Working with Jess has been such a positive experience. She gives thoughtful feedback and suggestions. I really appreciate how observant she is when catching errors! I’m so glad I got the opportunity to have her help me with my book because she has great ideas, and a good sense of humor. She delivered all the feedback in a kind and positive manner. When I had questions for her, she gave very det...
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Katie D.

Katie D.

Jan, 2020

She was very timely with getting the edit back to me and my life has been hectic so I only now just finished going through all of her marks on my manuscript and I am excited to make a revision plan based on her commentary etc! Overall, very helpful and gave me the clarity of how to move forward. :)

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