by Shirley Jump My new release, THE SWEETHEART SECRET, features a trio of matchmaking grannies, determined to bring a happy ending to those they love. I know I’ve done the same thing–or tried to–surreptitiously, of course. Because the second you say, there’s someone I want to fix you up with, is the same second your friend… Read More
Writing has not only been Shirley Jump's Life, but also
passion. She wrote her first published article at the
of eleven and was hired as a reporter for a weekly
newspaper at twelve. In the ensuing years, she wrote
than 3000 articles for national and local publications
before turning her writing skills toward romance novels.
Originally from Massachusetts, she received a bachelor's
degree in English from the University of Massachusetts,
graduating with honors. She now lives in the Midwest
her husband and two children.
In addition to writing for Silhouette Romance, Shirley
writes single title romantic comedies for Kensington
When the four of us set out to create Charlie, the matchmaking Jack Russell Terrier in THE BILLIONAIRE’S MATCHMAKER, we drew partly from our own experiences with animals that have melted our hearts. Our pets may only be in our lives for a few years, but the bond they create is strong and ever-lasting. Today,… Read More
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Left Coast Crime, anyone?
I’m head over heels in research for my second Fanny Newcomb historical mystery (working title…FANNY NEWCOMB AND THE FRENCH QUARTER LAUDANUM LOVER). And I’m loving it! I’m investigating historic poisons, studying Italian immigration to New Orleans, and inspecting French Quarter Sanborn Fire maps online (courtesy of the fabulous Library of Congress). And here are some… Read More