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  • Bibliography:
    71 Books (4 Series)
  • First Book:
    December 1991
  • Latest Book:
    October 2017
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About the Author

Jessica Hart was born in Ghana, and grew up around Africa, she has suffered from itchy feet ever since. She has traveled by Tanganyika, South Africa, Papua New Guinea, Oman, Australian Outback, Kathmandu, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, Cameroon, Algeria, USA, Egypt, Kenya, France, Belize, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Spain, Italy, Greece… many of these countries have featured as settings in her books in one way or another. She obtained a degree in French from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, where her mother continues living.

After some years spent working and traveling around the world, she stumbled into writing as a way of funding her Ph.D. in medieval history, obtained in 2004, and she is now a full-time author based in York, England dividing her time between Yorkshire and Wiltshire, where her partner, John, lives. The more she writes, the more interested she is in how and why romance works, and in spite of much grumbling about the writing process, suspects she is now hooked! Jessica has written more than 50 books and is winner of the two most prestigious awards in romance writing, a RITA® award for the best traditional romance of 2005, and the coveted Romance Prize, awarded by the U.K.'s Romantic Novelists' Association in 2006, an award for which she was also short-listed in 2007 and 2009.

Full Series List in Order

Bridegroom Boss

1 - Outback Boss, City Bride (Sep-2007)
2 - Appointment At The Altar (Nov-2007)

City Brides

1 - Fiance Wanted Fast! (Jul-2003)
2 - The Blind-Date Proposal (Aug-2003)
3 - A Whirlwind Engagement (Sep-2003)

Outback Brides

1 - Outback Bride (Jul-1999)
2 - Outback Husband (Feb-2000)
3 - Baby at Bushman's Creek (Jan-2001)
4 - Wedding at Waverley Creek (Mar-2001)
5 - A Bride for Barra Creek (May-2001)

The Princess Swap

1 - Ordinary Girl in a Tiara (Jun-2011)
2 - The Secret Princess (Aug-2011)

Multi-Author Series List

The Australians

The Wedding Challenge (Feb-2003)
21 - Inherited: Twins! (May-2002)

Baby on Board

25 - Juggling Briefcase & Baby (Oct-2010)

The Big Event

3 - Birthday Bride (Jul-1998)

Christmas Treats

Under the Boss's Mistletoe (Nov-2009)

Escape Around the World

1 - Honeymoon with the Boss (Jun-2009)

The Fun Factor

1 - Oh-So-Sensible Secretary (Mar-2010)

Holding Out for a Hero

4 - The Right Kind of Man (Apr-1996)

In Her Shoes

2 - Cinderella's Wedding Wish (Mar-2009)

Marrying the Boss

Temporary Engagement (Mar-1999)

Nine to Five

30 - Contracted: Corporate Wife (Sep-2005)
33 - Business Arrangement Bride (Oct-2006)

Ready for Baby

Her Boss's Baby Plan (May-2004)

Royal Wedding Invitations

2 - The Baronet's Wedding Engagement // Best Made Plans (Oct-2017)

Sealed with a Kiss

Legally Binding (Oct-1995)


The Honeymoon Prize (Aug-2002)

To Have and To Hold

Marriage Reunited (Apr-2006)

Today's Woman

Working Girl (Oct-1996)

Book List in Order: 71 titles

Award-Winning Books by Jessica Hart

Christmas Eve Marriage
2005 Rita Award -- Traditional Romance
Contracted: Corporate Wife
2006 RoNA -- Rose
Mr. (Not Quite) Perfect
2014 All About Romance Reader Award -- Best Category Romance

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Jessica Hart has published 71 books.

Jessica Hart does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Baronet's Wedding Engagement // Best Made Plans, was published in October 2017.

The first book by Jessica Hart, A Sweeter Prejudice, was published in December 1991.

Yes. Jessica Hart has 4 series.