Jessica James

About me

Jessica James is an award-winning author of historical fiction, military fiction, and romantic suspense, ranging from the Revolutionary War to modern day. She is a two-time winner of the John Esten Cooke Award for Southern Fiction, and has won more than a dozen other literary awards, including a Readers’ Favorite International Book Award and a Gold Medal from the Military Writers Society of America. Her novels have been used in schools and are available in hundreds of libraries including Harvard and the U.S. Naval Academy.
James is a member of the Romance Writers of America, the Historical Novel Society, and the Independent Book Publishers Association

From my website

A grandmother’s take on Christmas

The Meaning of Christmas Note: I have lots of things that help keep alive the memory of my grandmother — pictures, dried flower arrangements, and boxes of things that were dear to her. But nothing makes me think of her more than reading the words she wrote while working as…

Historical Fiction Author Lives Life in the Past Lane

Historical Fiction Author reminisces A long time ago — back when I was a new historical fiction author — I had a blog called Life in the Past Lane. At the time, “the past” was the Civil War and the Revolutionary Wars, two periods that I love to write about.…

A visit to historic Morven Park

Historic Morven Park Those of you who follow me on Facebook know that I recently made a trip to historic Morven Park, outside Leesburg, Va. It’s in the heart of the Mosby Confederacy, and is quite an impressive mansion. (Plus, it’s right beside the Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center, where…

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