Torn from her comfortable life by unspeakable events, Dulcie Brisand is caught in a decades-old family secret and her life hangs in the balance. She reluctantly accepts the protection of a notorious and dangerous criminal, who happens to be the father she has never known. Tangled in a deadly game where her past and her present collide, she finds that some people don’t want to play by the rules. But will she survive to see her future?
Orphaned as a small child, Deacon Hawkins was raised in luxury by a family friend. Grateful and fiercely loyal to his formidable surrogate father, he becomes a valuable and trusted member of the family’s inner circle. When the family business sends him on a mission out of town, he crosses paths with a beautiful and alluring woman who just might be the death of him.
If he doesn’t kill her first.
Is the new smoking hot guy in town interested in a steamy romance or is he a hitman sent to kill her? Find out in the debut contemporary romantic suspense novel by Jessica Jones...Reluctant Heiress, the first book of The Brisand Family Saga.
Jessica Jones began writing poetry and short stories as a little girl growing up in a small town in Tennessee. She dreamed of becoming a best-selling author and took creative writing classes as a young adult in college. She put this dream on hold, however, to pursue another life-long dream, that of raising a family. Now as an empty-nester, she rediscovered her love of writing & storytelling and is living out her childhood dream.
She still lives in a small town in middle Tennessee with her husband of way too many years and their two dogs. In addition to being an avid reader and book lover, she is a crazy and obsessed sports fan. If you come over to watch a game with her, you’ll enjoy
home-cooked food and she may even crochet a hat for you!
She roots for her beloved Tennessee Titans of the NFL™ and her adored Nashville Predators of the NHL™. She is also the insanely proud aunt of reigning
IBF Super Middleweight World Champion Caleb "Sweethands" Plant.
Reluctant Heiress is her first novel.