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Joshilyn Jackson


Joshilyn Jackson

Joshilyn Jackson is the New York Times bestselling author of six novels, including GODS IN ALABAMA and A GROWN-UP KIND OF PRETTY. Her books have been translated into a dozen languages. A former actor, Jackson is also an award-winning audiobook narrator. She lives in Decatur, Georgia, with her husband and their two children.

Books by Joshilyn Jackson

by Joshilyn Jackson - Family Life, Fiction

Paula Vauss spent the first decade of her life on the road with her free-spirited young mother, Kai, an itinerant storyteller. But everything changed when Paula told a story of her own --- one that landed Kai in prison and Paula in foster care. Separated, the intense bond they once shared was fractured. These days, Paula has reincarnated herself as a tough-as-nails divorce attorney. While she hasn’t seen Kai in fifteen years, she’s still making payments on that Karmic debt --- until the day her last check is returned in the mail, along with a cryptic letter. Then Kai’s most treasured secret literally lands on Paula’s doorstep, throwing her life into chaos and transforming her from only child to older sister. Desperate to find her mother before it’s too late, Paula sets off on a journey of discovery that will take her into the deepest recesses of her heart. With the help of her ex-lover Birdwine, this brilliant woman, an expert at wrecking families, now has to figure out how to put one back together --- her own.

by Joshilyn Jackson - Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction

In this delightful and nuanced tale, young single mom Shandi Pierce stumbles into the middle of a mini-mart robbery. Although her main concern is for her three-year-old son, Natty, the actions of a stranger named William Ashe cause her to plunge irrevocably in love with him. Considering that Shandi has issues with her parents and with circumstances surrounding the birth of Natty, and that William has considerable baggage of his own, the hopeful romantic is in for quite the ride.

by Joshilyn Jackson - Mystery

Fifteen-year-old Mosey is shaken when a small grave is unearthed in the backyard. Liza, her stroke-ravaged mother, is haunted by choices she made as a teenager. Jenny, Mosey's grandmother, holds together the strands of the three women's past, and will stop at nothing to defend their future.