Stephanie James

Jayne Ann Castle was born on March 28, 1948 in Borrego Springs, California. She obtained a B.A in History and a Masters degree in Library Science. After graduation, she married Frank Krentz, an engineer. She was working at the Duke University library, when she published her first novels in 1979.

Now, Jayne Ann Castle Krentz with her seven pen-names is considered a pillar in the contemporary romance genre. For some time now, she has only used three pen-names for each of three different time periods: "Jayne Ann Krentz" (her married name) for the present, "Jayne Castle" (her birth name) for the future and "Amanda Quick," for historical. She is famous for her work ethic, beginning her writing by 7 am six days a week. Her heroines are rarely damsels in distress, often act heroically. Her novels also contain mystery or paranormal elements.

                 
General FictionApr-2012 Buy
Historical RomanceJun-2012 Buy
SD-Contemporary RomanceAug-1987 Buy
SD-1Contemporary RomanceJun-1982 Buy
SD-11Contemporary RomanceAug-1982 Buy
SD-19Contemporary RomanceOct-1982 Buy
SD-25Contemporary RomanceNov-1982 Buy
SD-31Contemporary RomanceDec-1982 Buy
SD-37Contemporary RomanceJan-1983 Buy
SD-49Contemporary RomanceMar-1983 Buy
SD-55Contemporary RomanceApr-1983 Buy
SD-67Contemporary RomanceJun-1983 Buy
SD-85Contemporary RomanceSep-1983 Buy
SD-97Contemporary RomanceNov-1983 Buy
SD-103Contemporary RomanceDec-1983 Buy
SD-115Contemporary RomanceFeb-1984 Buy
SD-127Contemporary RomanceApr-1984 Buy
SD-145Contemporary RomanceJul-1984 Buy
SD-163Paranormal RomanceOct-1984 Buy
SD-187Contemporary RomanceFeb-1985 Buy
SD-211Contemporary RomanceJun-1985 Buy
SD-235Contemporary RomanceOct-1985 Buy
SD-253Contemporary RomanceJan-1986 Buy
SD-277Contemporary RomanceMay-1986 Buy
SD-307Contemporary RomanceOct-1986 Buy
SD-342Contemporary RomanceMar-1987 Buy
SIM-9Contemporary RomanceAug-1983 Buy
SIM-21Contemporary RomanceNov-1983 Buy
SR-89Contemporary RomanceJul-1981 Buy
SSE-15Contemporary RomanceApr-1982 Buy
SSE-35Contemporary RomanceJul-1982 Buy

Reissues -- Writing as Stephanie James

SD-235Contemporary RomanceOct-1985 Buy
SD-253Contemporary RomanceJan-1986 Buy
SD-277Contemporary RomanceMay-1986 Buy
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