Nicole Jordan is a best-selling American author of romance novels. Jordan's historical romances have appeared on numerous best-seller lists, including the New York Times, USA Today, Waldenbooks, and Amazon.com list. She has been a finalist for the Romance Writers of America RITA Award as well as a runner-up for RWA's Favorite Book of the Year. Jordan has also been awarded the Dorothy Parker Award of Excellence for best historical. Jay Leno pretended to read aloud her novel Touch Me With Fire during a skit on The Tonight Show.