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Sand Dune Books is the publishing imprint for author Maddie James, who also writes as Sophie Jacobs.

Maddie writes to silence the people in her head--people who finally quiet down when their stories are told. Author of 40+ romantic novels and novellas, she pens stories in contemporary, paranormal, and romantic suspense worlds. She's mighty partial to her cowboys and her small town heroes.

Published since 1997, she has worked with a variety of publishing house from traditional to small press--Kensington Books, Thorndike, Resplendence Publishing, Turquoise Morning Press--and now produces all of her work as an independent author via Sand Dune Books.

RT Book Reviews says, James “deftly combines romance and suspense,” and Affaire de Couer claims, “James has a special talent for traditional romance.” Published in print, ebook, audiobook, and in at least seven languages, Maddie has been listed as a Top 100 Romance Author on Amazon and as an iBooks Rising Star in Western Romance. As Sophie Jacobs, she writes contemporary romance and women’s fiction.

Maddie is a member of Romance Writers of America (RWA) and its Published Author Network (PAN), and Novelists, Inc (NINC).

What types of romance stories are you looking for?

Maddie James pens romance novels with a higher level of sexual heat, in mostly contemporary western, paranormal, and suspense worlds. Her books may have multiple sex/love scenes and command a 3-5 heat level.

You can learn more about Maddie by visiting her official website

Sophie Jacobs writes sweeter contemporary romance stories and her books generally have no sex, closed-door sex, or perhaps one lightly described love scene. Her books are labeled with a 1 or 2 heat rating.

Go here to visit Sophie's official website.

To learn more about romance novel heat levels at Sand Dune Books, read this blog post.

All content on this website is intended for readers over the age of eighteen years.

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