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The Case of the Questionable Quadruplet

Safe Harbor Medical® Mysteries #1


"A wonderfully written mystery with lots of twists and turns that kept me glued to the book."--Online reviewer Jo-Anne B.    

Small-town doctor solves a puzzling mystery! The mother of grown triplets stuns  obstetrician Eric Darcy by claiming there was a fourth baby, a quadruplet stolen from her at birth. Is there a deadly secret hidden in an old medical file, which has just disappeared? When someone murders his patient, the doctor turns sleuth. Photo © Sandrinka/Shutterstock

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The Case of the Surly Surrogate

Safe Harbor Medical® Mysteries #2

After Dr. Eric Darcy discovers the body of a patient’s husband, he lands in the midst of a murder investigation. Was the photographer killed because he was cheating on his wife, or was he using his photos in a blackmail plot? And how did he antagonize the surrogate mother about to give birth to his baby? The puzzle pieces snap together in a fast-paced climax that could cost Eric his life. Photo © Roman Seliutin/ Shutterstock. Order for Kindle

Nook, Kobo, iTunes, GooglePlay or Smashwords 

Regency Romances

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A Lady's Point of View

Only 99 cents


A shortsighted young lady accidentally creates a scandal. On her way into exile, she lands in the wrong carriage, is mistaken for a governess... and plays along.   

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The Day-Dreaming Lady

She still loves him...

in her dreams.

When Lady Sara Rowdon''s  parents forbade her to marry the impoverished man she loved, no one suspected he would one day return with a title and a fortune.

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Lady in Disguise

Mistaken identities, separated lovers and love gone astray – it’s all part of this screwball comedy set in England during the time of Jane Austen.

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The Forgetful Lady

RITA® Award Finalist

She lost her memory...now she's misplaced her heart. How can she prove her innocence in a scandal, when she can't remember what really happened?

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A Lady of Letters


#1 Kindle Regency bestseller

Marianne Arnet's parents are falsely reputed to be French spies. She must defy powerful Lord Whitestone to save them--and her literary career on the London scene.

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Song for a Lady


A Regency-era Cinderella plans to take her fate into her own hands, with dangerous and romantic resuls.

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Don't miss any of the fun at Safe Harbor Medical® Center! For an overview of the romance series, click HERE

Each book stands on its own.

The Would-Be Mommy   

Safe Harbor Medical® Romance

Book One

New cover!

Thanks to a reporter’s story linking California’s Safe Haven Law to Safe Harbor Medical Center, a surrendered baby finds a home in the arms of public relations director Jennifer Serra. But she guards a dark secret from her past.

Cover photo © Oksana Kuzmina/ Shutterstock

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iTunes or Smashwords


His Hired Baby

Safe Harbor 

Medical® Romance

Book Two

Sometimes even the best-conceived plans go astray, as hospital attorney Tony Franco discovers when his wife dumps him and he has to step in as birthing partner to their surrogate, young widow Kate Evans. 

Cover photo © Calek/Shutterstock

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iTunes or Smashwords


The Holiday Triplets 

New edition!

Safe Harbor Medical® Romance

Book Three

A Christmas miracle -- in triplicate! Hospital administrator Dr. Mark Rayburn is often at odds with fiery pediatrician Samantha Forrest, but when she decides to adopt triplets and he comes to her rescue, her impulsive nature puts both their careers on the line. Cover photos © Inara Prusakova,  Svetlana Fedoseyeva/Shutterstock

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Officer Daddy 

Safe Harbor Medical® Romance

Book 4

Safe Harbor obstetrician Nora Kendall longs to have a baby, but why not enjoy a fling with a handsome young police officer who's not ready to be a dad? Then their night of passion results in a pregnancy. Nora's determined not to rope Leo into anything, until a surprise threat forces them to team up. But for how long?

Cover photo © Falcona/ Shutterstock Buy on Amazon, Kobo, Barnes&Noble,

iTunes or Smashwords


Falling for the Nanny 

Winner-CataRomance Reviewers Choice Award!  

Safe Harbor Medical® Romance

Book 5 
Posing as a nanny isn’t cop-turned-PI Patty Hartman’s favorite assignment, especially not when it involves the four-year-old daughter of Dr. Alec Denny, the high school sweetheart who dumped her. Patty’s more the action type than the hair-braiding sort, but she’ll do her best to foil a kidnaper. And if  she can manage to break Alec’s heart for a change, well, that would be a plus.

Cover photo © Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock

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iTunes or Smashwords

The Surgeon's Surprise Twins

Safe Harbor Medical® Romance

Book 6

He’s an arrogant surgeon who arrives in California to launch a prestigious fertility program. She’s a “mere” nurse serving as a surrogate mother who’s about to teach him lessons in love, humility and, oh yes, paternity. Cataromance called this “Another must-read from a master storyteller.”

Cover photo © Photobac/Shutterstock

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The Detective's Accidental Baby

Winner: CataRomance.com Reviewer's Choice Award 

Safe Harbor Medical® Romance

Book 7

Nurse Erica Benford may work with fertility patients at Safe Harbor Medical Center, but she has no interest in babies. Then an impulsive affair with a detective leads to an unplanned pregnancy–along with the discovery that the man she trusted was secretly investigating her. Photo:

© Ana Blazic Pavlovic/ Shutterstock

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The Baby Dilemma

Safe Harbor Medical®


Book 8

When Dr. Paige Brennan conceived a baby from an anonymous donor, she never imagined she might find out he's the right man for her but the wrong man to raise a baby with. Photo © Ruslan Guzov/Shutterstock

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The M.D.'s Secret Daughter

Safe Harbor Medical® Romance

Book 9

Eight years ago, after Dr. Zack Sargent betrayed her trust, nurse Jan Garcia moved away and kept a big secret: their daughter. Now she’s back in California. Can he be a daddy to Kimmie and forgive his former fiancée--and can she forgive him? Photo © Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock

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The Baby Jackpot

Winner: CataRomance.com Reviewer's Choice Award for 2013

Harlequin American Romance

Safe Harbor Medical #10,

March, 2013.

Nurse Stacy Layne donates eggs to help another woman have twins. Then she miscalculates her fertility cycle, and an unplanned tryst with an awe-inspiring surgeon leaves her pregnant too—with triplets.
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His Baby Dream

Harlequin American Romance

Safe Harbor Medical #11

A widower wanting children secretly chooses a smart, beautiful egg donor whom he recognizes from her photo as an old friend—then, in real life, meets her again and starts to fall in love. Order for Kobo, Kindle, iBooks or Nook.

The Surprise Holiday Dad

Harlequin American Romance

Safe Harbor Medical #12,

Dr. Adrienne Cavill expects to adopt her beloved nephew. But his supposedly deadbeat dad reappears with secrets to reveal and love to share.

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A Baby for the Doctor

Harlequin American Romance

Safe Harbor Medical #13,

Can handsome surgeon Jack Ryder learn to be a daddy? First he must win over tough-minded nurse Anya Meeks, who's determined to give up their baby for adoption. 

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The Surprise Triplets

Harlequin American Romance

Safe Harbor Medical #14.

Melissa  divorced Edmond when he refused to have children. Now he needs her help to raise his niece, but--surprise!-- she's  pregnant with  triplets. Guess who's nominated to be daddy?

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The Baby Bonanza

Harlequin American Romance

Safe Harbor Medical #15.

Colleagues and housemates Zora and Lucky have grown from enemies to more than friends—but can he love the twins she’s bearing for another man?

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The Doctor's Accidental Family

Harlequin American Romance

Safe Harbor Medical #16,

She’s a nurse tired of bossy men and rude kids. He’s a doctor with a needy toddler and an offer she can’t refuse: free rent in exchange for occasional babysitting. Except that she works for his hated cousin, and with a battle brewing between them, where should her loyalties lie? Order for Kobo, Kindle or Nook.  

The Would-Be Daddy

Harlequin American Romance

Safe Harbor Medical #17,

He’s a perfectionist surgeon, she’s a fiery psychologist. When it comes to love and family, they're total opposites. What will happen now that she’s carrying his baby? Order for Nook or Kindle  

Daddy ProtectorDaddy Protector

Harlequin American
Detective Hale Crandall races into a burning building to rescue the little boy about to be adopted by his best friend's ex-wife.  Only...who's going to rescue the confirmed bachelor from a plunge into domesticity?

Amazon or iBooks

The Doctor's Little SecretThe Doctor's Little Secret

Harlequin American

Straight-arrow M.D. meets shoot-from-The-hip lady cop

and they are so wrong for each other--but also so right!

Amazon or iBooks

The Doctor + 4The Doctor + Four

Harlequin American
Downhome Doctors, Bk 5
Amazon or iBooks

 Barry Lowell, unjustly convicted of murder, longs for a chance at an international reporting career.  When he meets Dr. Sonya Vega, sparks fly--until they both get burned. 

Dad By DefaultDad By Default

Harlequin American
Downhome Doctors, Bk 4
Everybody loves Dr. Connor Hardison--except his new nurse, Yvonne Johnson.  He's allied with the town's arrogant elite, who've snubbed both her and her out-of-wedlock daughter.   

Amazon or iBooks

A Family at LastA Family at Last

Harlequin American
Downhome Doctors, Bk 3
Karen Lowell has never forgiven her high school sweetheart for testimony that sent her brother to prison.  Now pediatrician Chris McRay is back, determined to find out what really happened that deadly night.

Amazon or iBooks

The Nine-Month SurpriseNine-Month Surprise

Harlequin American #1101
Downhome Doctors, Bk 2
CataRomance Reviewer's Choice Award Winner!

"This fantastic romance is filled with funny moments, interesting plots, and cute details."  -- Tamra Dickey, Roundtable Reviews

Amazon or iBooks

The Police Chief's LadyThe Police Chief's Lady

Harlequin American #1094
Downhome Doctors, Book One, 2005
CataRomance.com has named The Police Chief's Lady the winner of a Reviewer's Choice Award.

Amazon or iBooks

The Baby SchemeThe Baby Scheme

Harlequin American #1075
Free-spirited, risk-tasking reporter Alli Gardner just got fired by her newspaper.  She's stumbled on a shocking case involving adoptions and blackmail, and she's determined to solve it.  The only problem is, she needs help from cynical detective Kevin Vickers, who has no use for her, or for babies either. iBooks or  Amazon

The TriggerThe Trigger

Harlequin Signature Select
Bomb squad specialist Nora Keyes teams up with arson investigator Sam Prophet to catch a serial bomber.  Amazon link

The Baby's BodyguardThe Baby's Bodyguard

Harlequin American #1046
"The Baby's Bodyguard is a romance with just the right amount of suspense to make it a delightful, satisfying read.  For a story that will warm your heart and yet keep you on the edge of your seat, I recommend The Baby's Bodyguard."
--Elisabeth Anders, Romance Reviews Today

The Stolen BrideThe Stolen Bride

Harlequin Intrigue #800
2004 Amazon or iBooks
First someone tried to kill heiress Erin Marshall.  Then, on her wedding day, the man who once broke her heart comes to tell her he believes her life is in danger--possibly from her fiance! 

"I absolutely loved 'The Stolen Bride." -- Nicole Hulst, CataRomance Reviews

Illegally YoursIllegally Yours

Harlequin Forrester Square #9
 Living in America is everything Kara Tamaki dreamed it would be while growing up in Japan.  Now she doesn't want to leave -- at least not until her baby is born.  But she's running out of time, and Seattle attorney Daniel Adler is her last hope. 

Sheikh SurrenderThe Doc's Double Delivery

In this madcap romantic comedy, conservative Dr. Barry Cantrell has just spent two years on a remote island in the Pacific. Now that he's back in L.A., he never intended to spend a glorious night with a beautiful woman who's his total opposite or become father to twins.  Amazon

Diagnosis: Expecting Boss's Baby

The Babies of Doctors Circle, Book One
Harlequin American #962
March 2003 Amazon or iBooks

Prescription: Marry Her Immediately

The Babies of Doctors Circle, Book Two
Harlequin American #971
May 2003 Amazon or iBooks

Prognosis: A Baby? Maybe

The Babies of Doctors Circle, Book Three
Harlequin American #978
July 2003 Amazon or iBooks

Paris or Bust! - "Daddy Come Lately" (novella)
Harlequin Anthology with Kate Hoffman and Jill Shalvis
March 2003 
Tyler Brides - "The Bride's Surprise" (novella)
Harlequin Anthology with Kristine Rolofson and Heather MacAllister
January 2001 Amazon link

The Improperly Pregnant Princess
Harlequin American #913
March 2002 Amazon link

Surprise, Doc!  You're a Daddy!
Harlequin American #889
September 2001 

Kiss a Handsome Stranger 
Harlequin American #875
May 2001 

Excuse Me?  Whose Baby?
Harlequin Duets #44
January 2001 

I Do!  I Do!
Harlequin American #833
July 2000 

Captured by a Sheikh
Harlequin Intrigue #550
January 2000 

Mistletoe Daddy 
Harlequin American #804
December 1999 

New ebook edition coming soon!

The two books below, Swept Away and The Ghost and Cheri, are a bit dated, in my opinion, but still have some merit, so I haven't retired them.--Jacqueline Diamond.


Swept Away 

  RITA® Award Finalist

In this funny, sexy tale, a cleaning lady gets swept into a glamorous romantic adventure,

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Cover photo by Scott Snyde

First published by Berkley Jove 


The Ghost and Cheri

light paranormal romance


Digital edition 2012

She doesn't believe in ghosts...but they seem to believe in her.

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or Nook or Smashwords

Illustration by Billy Alexander

Major revision of A Ghost of a Chance

Retired books 

In reissuing older books, I've updated where feasible. During this process, I've decided that some of my earlier books should be retired because they seem too dated. Please don't waste your time or money on used copies!--Jacqueline Diamond

The Cinderella Dare
Daddy Warlock

A Dangerous Guy
Deeper Than Desire  

The Dream Never Dies
Flight of Magic
Golden Girl as Jacqueline Topaz
A Lucky Star as Jacqueline Jade
Lucky in Love as Jacqueline Topaz
Rites of Passage as Jacqueline Topaz


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Free Novelette 


During their medical training, Daniel broke Sarah's heart. Now he's back with a little girl and a surprise. But how can she trust him again?

Download free from 

iBooks, Kobo,



Doctors' photo: © Andresr

Girl's photo: courtesy of Horton Group

Harmony Circle

Family Next DoorThe Family Next Door

A Heartwarming Love Story
Harmony Circle, Book One
Josh Lorenz is the last man Diane Bittner wants for a neighbor--he's the holdout juror responsible for letting her husband's killer walk.  But she finds herself outvoted when their preteen daughters conspire to bring their divided parents together. Buy on: Amazon


Baby in Waiting    


A Delightful Romantic Comedy! Harmony Circle Book Two 

When businessman Oliver rents his spare room to his zany friend Brooke, he doesn’t expect to have to rescue the mother-to-be from her wildly unpredictable decisions—or for her to save him from a near-catastrophic financial move.

Buy on: Amazon

Million-Dollar Nanny

A Heartwarming Romantic Comedy
Harmony Circle, Book Three
Although he needs a caretaker for his adopted niece and nephew, auto mechanic Rafe Montoya isn’t impressed with impoverished heiress Sherry LaSalle. But she’s determined to prove she can earn her keep and live on a budget for the first time in her life. But on: Amazon


Doctor Daddy    


A Medical Romance

Harmony Circle Book Four 

Dr. Jane McKay longs for a baby and the right guy. That definitely isn’t Dr. Luke Van Dam, the ex-lover and single dad who joins her small-town medical practice. As friends, they share sparks and laughter, but Jane won’t risk a repeat heartbreak and Luke has a lot to learn about love..  Buy on: Amazon

Madcap Weddings 


The Bride Wore Gym Shoes


When a psychic has a vision certain to come true, Krista will do almost anything to avoid marrying pesky detective Connor. But her efforts have a strange way of backfiring.

Cover design by the author

Photo © Pavel L Photo/Shutterstock

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Assignment: Groom!


Will she stop a scandal or create one? Anne never expected to be assigned to rescue her ex-boyfriend's huge society wedding. Especially since he's having doubts--and so is she!!

Photos © Shutterstock. 

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The Cowboy & The Shotgun Bride


When a sexy cowboy kidnaps  bride Kate Bingham at the altar, can the small-town school principal dodge pursuing gunmen and help this fugitive clear his name without falling for him?

Cover design by the author

Photos © Alan Poulson and  CURAphotography/Shutterstock

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Run, Run, Runaway Bride

Fleeing her  wedding to a crooked groom, she has to hide out until his trial. But was answering an ad for mail-order brides really the best choice?

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Photo ©Pandorabox. Legs illustrated by Yoshi Aka

Heartwarming Love

Twin SurpriseTwin Surprise


At a bachelor auction, Marta Lawson's friends buy her a birthday date with sexy cop Derek Reed.  What if he finds out she's secretly in love with him?  But after a sensual evening, she soon has a much bigger secret!

Buy for Kindle

Romantic Comedies

Dear Lonely in L.A. ...


He’s a billionaire. She’s a high school teacher. They’re both in disguise... and falling in love. When their letters are stolen, they have to team up—still hiding their  identities —to chase down the thief during a massive blackout. Affair de Coeur called this an “unforgettable romance!”

Cover design by the author

Photo © Phovoir/Shutterstock

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Let's Make a Baby!


The best-laid plans...

She’s a virgin. All she has to do is seduce a stranger, get pregnant and disappear. What could go wrong? But Lisa’s daring plan to produce an heir for her aristocratic family and circumvent an arranged marriage goes wildly astray. 

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Background photo ©Mendeed. Photo of couple ©freyaphotographer.

Million-Dollar Mommy


Amnesia victim Kim wakes from a coma to find she married a prince and promised to bear his baby, for a million dollars. “Jacqueline Diamond takes readers on an exotic journey to danger and romance...4 stars!”—Romantic Times Magazine

Cover design by the author

Photo © dotshock/Shutterstock

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How She Married a Sheikh


Marry a sheikh? Cathy didn’t plan on marrying anyone, let alone this handsome stranger in robes. So why is she walking down the aisle with him?

A Waldenbooks romance bestseller!

Photos © Valeriy Lebedev, Zurijeta

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A hitman who never killed anyone & a reporter glad he abducted her must outsmart an island full of klutzy gangsters. “...an unexpectedly endearing tale brimming with wonderful humor.” —Romantic Times

Photos © Phovoir, Yulia Aksa. VGstockstudio

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Spiked punch lands two rival editors in bed together. With a baby on the way, their shocking secret is about to explode—in a public battle of wits. This zany romantic comedy will have you laughing out loud!

Cover design by the author

Photo © ProStockStudio/


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Sandra and the Scoundrel


Someone stole Sandra Duval’s fortune. To get it back, all she has to do is marry a stranger (temporarily) and take charge of his two small children. As  Sandra and her new husband close in on the missing millions, she's not sure she wants the arrangement to end. But a deal is a deal, isn't it?

Cover design by the author

Photo ©Vgstockstudio/Shutterstock

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Yours, Mine and Ours

She's the new nanny to her own triplets... 

Until now, they've driven away every nanny their widowed father hired, but Robin Lindstrom has a surprise in store... for everyone. 

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Cover by the author.

Photo of children © Lichtmeister. 

Daddy, M.D. 

At her job in the mall, Jill’s juggling five Santas. At home, she’s adopting her orphaned nephew. Is there room in her life, and her heart, for the mischievous doctor next door?

Cover design by the author

Doctor's photo © auremar

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Cindy and the Fella 

She's brave and caring but clueless about style; he has the soul of a knight but the physique of a nerd. Seeking to win their "true" loves, they find their fairy godmothers--and more--in each other.

Illustration © by Filitova

Available on Amazon,, Nook, Smashwords (multiple formats), Kobo or iTunes


Calling All Glass Slippers 


Laura's play about magical glass slippers backfires when it makes all kinds of unlikely couples fall in love... including Laura and the sexy director who once broke her heart.  

She hopes that, when the curtain closes, the glass slipper effect will end...but what if it doesn't?

Cover design by the author

Woman's photo © StepStock

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Designer Genes 

A shocking mix-up at the sperm bank throws together a sophisticated L.A. blonde and a shy Nowhere Junction, Texas auto mechanic.  One of Jackie's zaniest romantic comedies!

Photo © bikeriderlondon.

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Kobo, Nook or Smashwords


More Than the Doctor Ordered 


The only doctor in Nowhere Junction, Texas, Mimsy Miles dreams of curing an epidemic and meeting a sexy man. In this laugh-out-loud romantic comedy, both dreams come true--with unexpected consequences.

Woman's photo © William Perugini

Man's photo © CURAphotography

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The Rancher's Unusual Nanny 

She's a professor-turned-

nanny with a hidden agenda. What will happen when the rancher figures out there's a phony on the range? 

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Kobo, iTunes or  Nook 

or Smashwords


The Cowboy and the Heiress 


After a bounty hunter captures the wrong blonde, she goes under cover with him at a marriage weekend to nab a murderess. Fast-paced romantic comedy.  


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or Smashwords (multiple formats)

Cowboy photo © MSPhotographic

A Warm December 


For holiday cheer, nothing beats a  romantic comedy complete with an orphan, cute animals, a very hunky Santa Claus,

and a veterinarian named Merrie.

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Cover photo by Ivan Prole

Read Chapter One

First published by Berkley-Jove

Time Travel

One Husband Too Many

Magic sends her back in time...to the wrong man. 


On the verge of a divorce, Jana wishes to go back to a time before she met the rogue she impulsively married, and into the arms of a different man. She should be careful what she wishes for...

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Revised digital edition 2013

Science Fiction

and Paranormal 

Out of Her Universe

She has no idea she was born on another world.

Strange perceptions trouble artist Hannah Fleischer. Now she's about to be thrust into a crisis that could destroy her world... and a parallel one where history took a different and deadly turn. 

To read the first chapter, click HERE

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More Mysteries 


Danger Music


Digital editionDanger Music 2010 

Writer Kenny Rubin sets out to solve an old murder case that's the subject of a TV movie.  Soon she's knee-deep in suspects, bodies and tantalizing men, one of whom might be the killer.

"A wonderful Hollywood mystery." -- Harriet Klausner, Allreaders.com

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Cover: Illustration by Nimalan Tharmalingam  background image by Billy Alexander.

Five Star Mysteries 2004

The Eyes of a Stranger


Digital edition 2010

When a psychic claims insight into a series of attacks, a reporter suspects he's behind them-- but can she prove it in time to save her friend?

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Cover image by Wagner Novaes

First published by St. Martin's Press


Touch Me in the Dark

A Romance Mystery


Young widow Sharon Mahoney moves with her 7-year-old son into an old rooming house, where she’s drawn to ex-cop Ian Fanning. But Ian, a gifted artist, is obsessed with painting the woman his grandfather murdered— who looks exactly like Sharon.

To read Chapter One click here

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Cover image, Anton Belovodchenko 

Sheikh Surrender

A Romance Mystery


When Sheikh Zahad of Alqedar arrives in a small California town to avenge the murder of his brother, his first suspect is Jenny Sanger.  It appears the beautiful school principal solicited a relationship with his brother via the Internet, and he was killed on her doorstep.  But she claims someone's been harassing her by luring men to her home.

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Cover photo by Ljupco Smokovski

His Secret Son

A Romance Mystery


He’s a security expert who didn’t know he had a son... with a mother who might be a killer. But Joni and the boy are in terrible danger, and she desperately needs his help.

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Cover photo by CURA Photography


And the Bride Vanishes

A Romance Mystery


She believes her husband is dead... until he kidnaps her on her wedding day! Can she trust his story that he was framed for a crime and barely escaped being murdered?

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Cover photo by Lisa A/Shutterstock


paranormal mystery


Updated digital edition 2011

A paranormal mystery 

"Like the best of Dean Koontz's supernatural chillers." -- Library Journal

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Cover image by Oscar Perez

First  published by

William Morrow and Company





An evil queen…a girl of the old race…and a mage torn between them. 

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Cover image by Duchessa 

First published by DAW



How to Write a Novel 

in One (Not-so-easy) Lesson

Jackie shares her knowledge of the craft of writing in this short but jampacked book. It draws on her experience in teaching more than 100 students.

Digital edition 2011 

Order for Kindle or iTunes, Kobo, Nook or on Smashwords (multiple formats). 

Free Booklet

A Romance Writer's Guide

to Love and Marriage

Jackie and her husband of 34 years share what they've learned about  establishing a lasting relationship: how to communicate and how to navigate tough issues that could undermine your marriage. Free download at iTunes and BarnesandNoble.com, or,  in a range of formats suitable for Kindle, Nook, iPad, laptops, etc., at Smashwords.com. Note: Amazon charges 99 cents.




By Leaps and Bounds


A ballerina struggles to recover from a crash while teaching...and falling in love with a cop who's the father of a student. 

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Kobo, Nook or iTunes or Smashwords

Revised for 2012 digital edition.

Cover photo by Bill Davenport

The Trouble With Terry 


He's a zany horror novelist; she's a single mom whose kids need a daddy. At Christmas time, their worlds collide.


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Photo © Yuri Arcurs

Background by Duchesssa 

Unlikely Partners

The Runaway Heiress Book 1

Read Chapter One!


An heiress is missing, but never fear--Sarah the librarian is on the case!

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Digital edition 2012

Book One of The Runaway Heiress miniseries (each book stands alone) 

Photo © Pressmaster.


Capers and Rainbows

The Runaway Heiress Book 2


She's zany, notorious --and in love with Mr. Wrong.

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Digital edition 2012

Book Two of The Runaway Heiress miniseries (each book stands alone)

Background by Billy Alexander

Photo © KR Media Productions.


Old Dreams, New Dreams


Surprise baby on the way...

Old friends Emma and Eric have their eyes on the future, but life has a pint-sized surprise for them. 

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Photo (c) Yuri Arcurs

Digital edition 2011


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