Category Archives: Book Talk

The Setting for Once Upon a Christmas

Bakewell, England is the setting for Once Upon a Christmas, and the first of a series set in Derbyshire and I thought I should share a few things about Bakewell to introduce you to the wonderful little town, known as “the gem of the Peak District, the treasure in Derbyshire’s chest.” Bakewell has been a recognized market town since the 14th century, and locals and tourists alike are drawn to its cottages, historic old town, and picturesque setting on the river Wye.  The population today is just under 4,000 which has allowed Bakewell to retain its character and charm, although in the late 17th century determined visionaries built a bath house, tapping the spring water, hoping to turn Bakewell into … Continue reading The Setting for Once Upon a Christmas

Come See Jane!

Happy June, everyone! It’s almost summer and time for summer reading. Hope you’ll add my new release, Flirting with Fifty. to your beach bag or nightstand. It’s the first book in my Modern Love series from Berkley and available everywhere including Walmart—maybe you’ll find it there? I’m writing the third book in the series now, as well as planning book events and book club chats. There will be more get-togethers this Fall—including a mini-tour through Kansas City, Kentucky, Ohio, and maybe Chicago!—as well as holiday teas in December like the one planned for Dallas. Hoping to see you at one! SATURDAY, JUNE 11, Orange County, CA Check Jane’s Events page for more details! SATURDAY, JUNE 18, Greater Seattle Check Jane’s … Continue reading Come See Jane!

Another Wyatt Brother is here!

Hi everyone, Another newsletter went out today and should’ve hit your inbox a short while ago but in case you didn’t receive it, here’s the scoop! I finally have the chance to  introduce you to one of my favorite Wyatt brothers! I love the Wyatt family dynamics, from grandfather Melvin Wyatt, to the youngest brother, Tommy. Tommy Wyatt, the hero of Montana Cowboy Promise, book 5 in my Wyatt Brothers of Montana series, is the epitome of everything I love in my heroes – tough, alpha, loyal, and smart with a lot of integrity.  In his world, a promise isn’t broken, and love is meant to last a lifetime. Pre-order links have been up on my site for a while … Continue reading Another Wyatt Brother is here!

Release Day!

Release day for the fourth book in my Wyatt Brothers of Montana series is finally here! Montana Cowboy Miracle is out today and brings a Wyatt brother home. Respected Marietta nurse, Merri Bradley, realizes that as important as her work is, love is necessary too, especially during the holidays. My newsletter with more details about the book should have hit your inbox this morning but in case you didn’t see it, here’s more about Cade and Merri’s story – This Christmas he’s confronting the past… Wyoming rancher Cade Hunt rents a room in Marietta for the month of December for one purpose—to unravel the mysteries of his past. He’s not interested in the local Christmas festivities, even though his pretty landlord Merri Bradley is … Continue reading Release Day!

Flirting With Fifty Cover Reveal!

Hi everyone, Finally, I get to share the cover for my new 2022 Berkley release, Flirting With Fifty! I’ve been so excited about this cover and this book! What do you think? Pre-order links are already up on my site. Click here to order your copy early! A sexy and sparkling later-in-life contemporary romance about a woman who leaps out of her comfort zone and takes a chance on love by New York Times bestselling author Jane Porter. Paige Newsom is finally at a place in her life where she’s comfortable. She loves her job as a college professor in Southern California, lives close enough to her mother to visit her regularly, and has three daughters who are flourishing in their own careers. … Continue reading Flirting With Fifty Cover Reveal!

An Autumn Romance – the Movie!

Hi everyone, My newsletter went out today in which I shared more details about The Tycoon’s Kiss movie which is now called An Autumn Romance, starring Jessica Lowndes and Chad Michael Murray, and premiers on the new GAC family network on October 23rd! If you received the newsletter but didn’t see a tv channel option that works for you, here’s a longer list of places that carry the GAC network – I am so excited for the movie and am planning to get completely in a Fall-ish mood by baking my delicious pumpkin bread, which is a family favorite, especially for my 12 year old, Mac! If you’d like to try it out too, here’s the recipe. Jane’s Favorite Pumpkin … Continue reading An Autumn Romance – the Movie!

My Movie News!

Dear Readers, I sent out a newsletter today. Did you get it? If not, here’s a peek at some of the news I’ve shared.  I am so excited that A Christmas Miracle for Daisy, one of my Taming of the Sheenan series, is moving into production this month for a Christmas movie this year. It’s amazing how fast they can turn a TV movie around, with pre-production lasting three weeks, filming three weeks, and then two to three weeks for post production. As soon as the producers give me the air date and time, I’ll share with all of you.  In the meantime, I have a festive A Christmas Miracle for Daisy giveaway for one of you.  Just leave a comment below, and … Continue reading My Movie News!

New Release: Not Christmas Without You

If you’ve been one of my readers for awhile, you know I love the holidays so it’s no wonder I’ve written my sixth Christmas romance for Tule Publishing, with Not Christmas Without You out today! Not Christmas Without you is book four in my Love on Chance Avenue series. featuring Charity Wright (you may remember Charity from Amanda and Tyler’s story in Take a Chance On Me) and I hope you enjoy watching Charity fall in love with Quinn Douglas! This is a sweet, small town romance set in Marietta, Montana, and it brings together two families you’ve been reading about in quite a few of my books. You can purchase Not Christmas Without You at any of these vendors: Tule Bookstore … Continue reading New Release: Not Christmas Without You

My New Harlequin Presents!

My new Harlequin Presents, Kidnapped For His Royal Duty, holds a special place in my heart because it’s the first book in a duet written with my close friend, Megan Crane, (writing as Caitlin Crews).  Megan and I decided wanted to attend Sharon Kendrick’s 100th Book Party in London late November 2016, and so we headed to England just after Thanksgiving for a week of travel and adventure. Look for Kidnapped For His Royal Duty at these online retailers: AMAZON | iBOOKS | KOBO | GOOGLE PLAY | BARNES & NOBLE While in England we met up with Harlequin Presents author friends like Sharon Kendrick, Kate Hewitt, Maya Blake, and Heidi Rice, as well as explore Bath and Winchester, and … Continue reading My New Harlequin Presents!

RITA Nominations!

I was so thrilled last month to get the call that the second book in my Love On Chance Avenue series, Miracle On Chance Avenue has been nominated for a RITA Award. I’m honored to be in the incredible company of eight talented authors. I’m aiming to read them all before I attend conference this summer! To celebrate my nomination, I’ve got a fun giveaway for you. Five winners will each receive two books from one of these RITA finalists! For a chance to win, leave a comment below and let me know if you’ve read any of these titles/authors! Contest ends Thursday.