Jill Barnett
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Jill Barnett

Jill Barnett was born and raised in Southern California, in the kind of idyllic coastal town the Beach Boys made famous. A gap in jobs in her mid-thirties sent Jill back to college and working toward her Masters degree. But the gift of a baby daughter (something Jill had been told she could never have) changed everything. Jill quit school to rethink her choices and concentrate on family, something she has never regretted. Always an avid reader, she had been working on a novel. She set to work writing again and two years after she quit school, she sold her first novel.

In the years since, Jill has written thirteen novels and five short stories. There are over 8 million of her books in print. Her work has been published in 23 languages, audio, national and international book clubs, hardcover and large print editions. Jill is the recipient of a Persie Award for Literature, an unprecedented 6 star review from Affaire de Coeur Magazine, finalist Romance Writers of America favorite Book of the Year and RITA awards, numerous Best Book Awards from Romantic Times including a Lifetime Achievement Award for Love and Laughter and has received critical acclaim. Jill was the first historical romance author to receive a starred review in Publishers Weekly, and has garnered prominent positions on many Best Book of the Year lists by Dallas Morning News, Detroit Free Press, USAToday and Kirkus Reviews. Her "luminous prose" has earned her a place on such national bestseller lists as the New York Times, USA Today, the Washington Post, and Publishers Weekly.

Jill lives in the Pacific Northwest where she is working on her next novel.

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Best Sellers

    • Bewitching

    • By: Jill Barnett
    • Narrated by: Anne Johnstonbrown
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 196

    What's a duke to do when a carefully selected bride rejects him rather than marry without love? He salvages his pride by marrying the next woman who falls into his arms....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story. Narrator not so good

    • By GranAnne on 12-11-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Bridge to Happiness

    • By: Jill Barnett
    • Narrated by: Erin Novotny
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    From the luxury of San Francisco's famous hills to the wild freedom of the majestic snow-covered Sierra Mountains, Bridge to Happiness is the intensely dramatic story of one woman's life, the idyllic moments....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Carried Away

    • By: Jill Barnett
    • Narrated by: Robert Armin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    The proud descendants of a Highland clan, Calum and Eachann MacLaughlan live in seclusion on a Maine island. The brothers are as different in spirits as they are in looks....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Review Carried Away

    • By Patricia on 03-29-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Days of Summer

    • By: Jill Barnett
    • Narrated by: Erin Novotny
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    One fateful night, a deadly accident at a Los Angeles intersection changes the lives and fortunes of three innocent women - Kathryn, Laurel, and Julia Peyton....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A bad narrator CAN ruin a good story!

    • By Susan on 02-22-13

    Regular price: $24.95

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