I have a book deal

Nov 11, 2015 | 0 comments

November 6, 2015

I’m happy to announce that my debut contemporary romance (a finalist in the Romance Writers of America® 2015 Golden Heart® competition), will be published by Hachette Book Group USA, Grand Central Publishing’s Forever Yours imprint in October 2016. It will be followed by two more books in the same series in early 2017.

I shared this milestone in my writing journey in “The Call,” a special post on my blog. 

As announced in Publisher’s Marketplace

“Golden Heart finalist Jen Gilroy’s PORT FAIRLIGHT SUMMER, a battle-scarred journalist comes home to settle her mom’s estate, only to fall for her childhood sweetheart, the sexy small-town boat builder she left behind when she had to choose between her heart, family and career, to Michele Bidelspach at Forever Yours, in a three-book deal, by Dawn Dowdle at Blue Ridge Literary Agency.”



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