Jennifer Ashley

Romance Author

Jennifer Ashley, Bio

USA Today Bestselling author Jennifer Ashley has lived and traveled all over the world, and now lives in the Southwest. She writes historical, paranormal, contemporary, and erotic romance, historical mystery, and historical mainstream fiction under several pseudonyms.

Jennifer's novels have won RWA's RITA for Best Novel with Romantic Elements (A Lady Raised High), the Golden Quill for Best Novella, and several RT Reviewer's Choice awards. She's been nominated for more Golden Quills, RT Reviewers Choice Awards and the RIO award of excellence. Her pseudonyms are Ashley Gardner (mysteries) and Allyson James (paranormal and erotic romance).

Jennifer enjoys writing and reading above all else, but her hobbies include cooking, hiking, playing flute and guitar, painting, and building miniature rooms and dollhouses. She likes to hear from readers: contact her here.

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