Published Oct. 18, 2022
Rhett Hebert has harbored a secret crush on autumn-loving Amelia Murphy since childhood, but one embarrassing incident in high school was enough to make them avoid one another for the last ten years. Now a dying fall festival and a decades-long cold case have inexplicably brought them together once more.
Amelia is tasked to serve as organizer of the annual fall festival by her demanding boss at the local chamber of commerce. She hopes to give it new life and prove she has what it takes to revitalize the small Louisiana town she has always called home. With the help of her best friend and coworker, Beth, and her feisty Aunt Margie, she’s well on her way to making the event one like the city has never seen before. At least, she was until a meddling old woman, rumored to be the town witch, tried to sabotage it.
Local newspaper reporter Rhett’s work is suffering. On the heels of a broken marriage, he desperately needs a good story to pull him out of his rut. The newspaper archives draw him to the cold case of a boy who went missing twenty years prior–one he feels an inexplicable connection with.
When the missing boy’s story leads Rhett to the city’s fall festival site, Amelia and Rhett must confront their embarrassing past and help one another. With the assistance of fate (and a meddling one-eyed rescue dog), Rhett and Amelia rediscover hope, humor, and romance.
Full of romance, love, heartbreak, mystery, and all kinds of autumnal and pumpkin spicy goodness, A Match Made in Autumn is perfect for fans of found family, self-discovery, and serendipity.
"This is the the book that has everything you are looking for; mystery, romance and humor! This is seriously the perfect book." - Chandler M.
"I absolutely loved reading Rhett & Amelia’s story unfold. It is the PERFECT October read, cozied up with a PSL and a chocolate croissant." – Christina G.
"Definitely check this out if you love fall, romance and/or fall festivals because this book has all that rolled into one. Can’t wait to read more from this author when she releases another book!" – Anna C.
Published June 20, 2023
Katie Hebert has never been able to commit to a real decision in her life. She’s never had a serious boyfriend, and her inability to stick with a career means she’s still living with her parents at age twenty-seven. Her only consistent decision is her burning secret crush on her brother’s best friend, Jacob. Too bad he only sees her as a kid sister.
Jacob Edwards has lived the same life for nearly a decade. As a journalist for his small town newspaper, not even his story assignments have much variety. But Jacob keeps up the daily grind to care for his aging father. To the dismay of the town’s single women, flirty, handsome Jacob has never settled down with any of them. How can he when his heart belongs to the one person he can never have: his best friend’s little sister, Katie?
When Jacob, a reporter, and Katie, a freelance photographer, are assigned to travel and cover a series of niche North Louisiana festivals together, their forced proximity makes it nearly impossible to hide their mutual attraction. That task only grows more difficult as they are faced with a series of unfortunate events–from falling face first into crawfish, to exploding stage speakers and flat tires. And then there’s an alluring photography job in Dallas that Katie has been quietly considering.
A Picture Perfect Summer is a small town, contemporary romance full of electric chemistry, sizzling spice, and fun romance tropes, including: brother’s best friend, forced proximity, small town, friends to lovers, and “only one bed.” It’s told from the points of view of both Jacob and Katie.
"The banter between the love interests is spot on, and there are some laugh out loud moments in this one. One thing I really enjoy about Jessica's books are the little mysteries she intertwines within the romance. It makes for a fun read!" – Joelle C.
"The book comes with great tropes, fun banter and relatable characters. Katie is the type you instantly want to be friends with and Jacob is swoon worthy. This is also one of the funniest book I've read in a while. I literally laughed out loud many times. Which was greatly needed because it gets emotional as the story unfolds. I love the way the book was wrapped up and couldn't have asked for a better epilogue." – Kelsey
"This romance was SO SO good! I adored Katie and Jacob, and you were could feel their chemistry jumping off the page. One of my favorite thing about Jessica Booth’s romances is how much I also LOVE the plot. I loved how these two ended up working together and how that spurred that chemistry and romance development even more. I loved all the summer festivals and locations visited in this book, it made me feel like I was there." – Anna C.