First, the professional bio Kristen James has ranked in the top 100 Bestsellers in Kindle US and Canada, #1 in eight different categories, and #1 in Movers & Shakers and free rankings. She writes women fiction, romance and romantic suspense.

And now, the other stuff I was born in a tiny town in western Oregon and lived there until after my high school graduation. I discovered writing in the 4th grade. My school published one of my short stories, and I realized other people might like to read what I wrote. I saved up and bought my own typewriter, and soon I was tapping out books over summer break. I wrote several practice novels and I continued writing though the next ten years.

I started a family, moved to Little Rock, Arkansas, back to Portland, Oregon and several other towns before landing in the country in Western Oregon where I started out. Ive also been around the western half of the US, parts of Canada, Mexico and Costa Rica.

Book List in Order:23 titles

  • Lily Ann McKee thought she had it all… Her quirky Victorian house, her own marketing company, and best of all, she was head-over-heels in love with her handsome, charming husband Breandan. They planned a life of adventure together, just the two of ...


  • First Tracks When you get to leave your mark on the fresh pow before anyone else! In My Dreams, Book Two They can finally be together…right? Avery almost lost Marcus while he was in a coma. She couldn’t think past saving him. Now that he’s a...


  • The final episode! The team has caught up with Megan and promises answers, but will she want to know the truth? Can she believe them after everything they've put her through? Along with Eli, TJ, Nick and Sage tell her an unbelievable story, and yet i...


  • I want answers. I’ll find a way to get them. Eli has an explanation for everything...until he doesn’t. I finally crack him and gain leverage, only to learn a new, more twisted story. How can I believe round two of his lies? Now I know for certain...



  • Megan wakes from a coma to a life that doesn’t feel right and a husband who acts like he loves her…but is he lying to her? Tricking her? What’s really going on? All the evidence says they’re happily and legally married, and yet her shattered ...


  • Avery Waldorf wakes up from a concussion to find a voice inside her head—an adventurous male voice belonging to Marcus, who doesn’t know where he came from, but has an opinion on everything about her life. She just wants to work on her screenplay...


  • Memories Series, Book 2 Every girl dreams of a wedding… Trent knows that, and he wants Molly to have the wedding of a lifetime. She’s the love of his life and means everything to him. They eloped before she lost her memory and disappeared, and ...


  • Sergeant Lance Smith lost his men in Afghanistan, lost his wife to divorce, and came home to an empty life. He expected to come home with his best friend, Jared. That didn't happen either. There is one thing he needs to do. He'd promised Jared he wou...






  • Second Gift Series, Book 2 (Full Novel Version, 230 pages)Cassie escapes to Ocean View Stables on the Oregon Coast to cope with the three year anniversary of her husband’s death. She’s starting to dream about her future, being happy, and even ro...


  • She's going to put it all on the line for love, but what if it's too late? Annalisa and Drew always dreamed of going to Costa Rica, but she discovers he's planning to take another woman there. It wasn't just their dream. Annalisa and Drew have been b...


  • After his Navy career came to an end, Trey became an EMT in his hometown of Coos Bay, Oregon. He struggles with PTSD, which affects his ability to do his job and connect with his family. His wife seems to be living life without him. Rosette can’...


  • She’s a cutting-edge travel blogger—he’s a fishing guide with strong ties to their small hometown.She thought they were arch enemies—he always thought they’d end up together.Autumn grew up in her parents’ fishing resort in backwoods Orego...


  • Koala bears don't share! Baby kangaroos get their own pouch. Turtles get their own shells, and I have to share a room with my brother? This young boy is on a mission: to get his own room. He uses examples from nature to prove he shouldn't have to sha...


  • What’s more dangerous? The Oregon wilderness? Hit men? Or the heat in Grayson’s arms? Robin is flying back into the misty Pacific Northwest for Christmas, which is a bit fitting after her last so-so relationship ended. Alex just wasn’t the righ...


  • Cora discovers her father is in trouble… and the only person who can help her is the enemy’s son, Nick Holloway. Her father couldn’t have stolen a million dollars, so how is he going to replace it? In one week? Nick is ordered to take Cora out ...


  • From the author of The River PeopleYoung Snow Bird is taken from her people in a raid and forced to leave her marshes and people behind. A young brave in the raiding party offers help but he cannot help all of the women in children. She must decide i...


  • Savanna Thompson knows what it's like when you blink and your life shatters. She's been hiding her divorce from her best friend Cassie, but she knows she can't any longer. Cassie's husband, a firefighter, just died. Savanna rushes home, along with he...


  • Molly Anderson returns “home” to a town she doesn’t remember, hoping it will spark a memory. She meets Trent Williams, a Ridge City police detective, and something else definitely sparks. Not only does he know her, Trent takes on her case and p...



  • River-Song's father, Chief Sits-and-Thinks, is growing old and sick, but he trusts in her to lead their people as they face changes. Her best friend has become her rival as they compete to marry the big chief's son. But as River-Song proves herself t...


  • When her estranged brother passes, Missy is suddenly an unwanted co-owner to Ocean View Stables by Florence, Oregon. Missy wants to start over somewhere new after her old boss burned her. She's jobless and has a wrongly ruined reputation, so this wor...


  • Kaley MacKinney has just about had enough. She's lost her father and is about to lose the last thing she has left of him, MacKinney's Pub. When a mysterious note arrives with a check large enough to save the pub, Kaley searches New York City to find ...