Books by Jenni Wiltz

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Thrillers
Romantic suspense
Stand-alone novels
Short stories

The Natalie Brandon Thrillers

The Romanov Legacy: A Natalie Brandon Thriller by Jenni Wiltz

The Romanov Legacy
Book 1: The Natalie Brandon Thrillers
Genre: Thriller

Natalie knows that Nicholas II, the last Russian tsar, left behind a secret bank account. No one believes her because she’s been diagnosed with schizophrenia. Even her sister, a Russian history professor, won’t take Natalie’s claim seriously…until a Russian spy kidnaps her, claiming she’s the only one who can lead him to the treasure.

Female protagonist
Mental illness
Love story
Historical secrets
High body count
Worldwide locations
Assassins
Treasure
Snappy dialogue
Sinister government agencies
General badassery
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The Carmelite Prophecy: A Natalie Brandon Thriller

The Carmelite Prophecy
Book 2: The Natalie Brandon Thrillers
Genre: Thriller

When Natalie’s recurring hallucination guides her to the church of Saint-Joseph-des-Carmes in Paris, she stumbles on two deadly secrets – a family connection to the massacre that took place there during the French Revolution, and a long-lost relic buried deep within its walls.  But she’s not the only one after the relic. Can she stop a right-wing professor and his Legionnaire accomplice before they steal one of France’s greatest treasures?

Female protagonist
Mental illness
Love story
 French Revolution
Priceless relics
 Brandon family genealogy
Snappy dialogue
General badassery
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The Sinner's Bible

The Sinner’s Bible
Book 3: The Natalie Brandon Thrillers
Genre: Thriller

Natalie doesn’t believe in curses – except the one afflicting her. When her recurring hallucination, Belial, tells her that a copy of the rare Sinners’ Bible is linked to the tragic Stuart dynasty and its mystical curse, she doesn’t believe him. But strange things happen when a desperate duo attempts to steal the Bible, and Belial is the only one who can help her stop them.

Female protagonist
Mental illness
Royal history
Rare copy of the Bible
Attempted robbery
Forgotten curse
Snappy dialogue
General badassery
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The Cherbourg Saga

The Cherbourg Jewels

The Cherbourg Jewels
Book 1: The Cherbourg Saga
Genre: Romantic suspense

Gem historian Ella Wilcox suspects her father’s killer is linked to the wealthy Cherbourg family. When Ella finally gets into the Cherbourg vault, someone steals the jewels out from under her. She and handsome Sébastien Cherbourg are thrown together in a desperate race to catch a thief, igniting a dangerous passion.

Female protagonist
Love story
Jewel collection
Snappy dialogue
Unsolved murder
Mystery
Car chase
Winner, 2011 Daphne du Maurier Award
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The Cherbourg Bodyguard

The Cherbourg Bodyguard
Book 2: The Cherbourg Saga
Genre: Romantic suspense

When Honorée Cherbourg saves a young boy’s life in Paris, she nearly loses her own – and gets tossed into protective custody while police track the would-be killer. Her protector is the boy’s father, policeman Adrien Gerard. When an unexpected attraction blossoms, she’s forced to choose between her freedom and the family she never knew she wanted.

Female protagonist
Love story
Sexy French policeman…
…and his charming son & father
Snappy dialogue
Undercover sting operation
Mystery
Jailbreak
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Stand-Alone Novels

The Red Road

The Red Road
Genre: Literary / Coming-of-age

Emma’s dad has always promised to send her to college. But when an act of gang violence almost takes his life, Emma can’t move on. Will she do what he wants and focus on her own future…or will she jeopardize everything to seek revenge?

Female protagonist
Strong family values
Danger from the wrong side of the tracks
Gang violence
Snappy dialogue
Bad things happen to these characters
An emotional read
Selected for Library Journal’s self-E program
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A Vampire in Versailles - Promo

A Vampire in Versailles
Genre: Historical horror

Jean-Gabriel de Bourbon is a vampire whose survival is tied to the French royal family. As long as a king sits on the French throne, Jean-Gabriel lives. But the year is 1788, and the French Revolution draws near. Is anyone, even a vampire, strong enough to stop the force of destiny?

Male protagonist
Curse / magic
Love story
Historical setting
Snappy one-liners
Pageantry
Historical violence
Revolution
French royal genealogy
High body count
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I Never Arkansas It Coming by Jenni Wiltz

I Never Arkansas It Coming
Genre: Comic mystery

Brett Sargent isn’t adapting to life in Arkansas very well. A native New Yorker in the Witness Protection Program, she’s trying to keep a low profile after testifying against a Mafia up-and-comer. But when a Little Falls truck driver turns up dead with a Mafia calling card stabbed to his chest, Brett knows she’s next on their hit list.

Female protagonist
Comedic canine sidekick
Love story
Assassins
Snappy dialogue
Sinister government agencies
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Short Stories

Croatoa - for Subscribers

Croatoa
Genre: Historical horror

In 1587, a group of English settlers sailed for the New World. By 1590, the entire colony had vanished without a trace. The only clue? A single word carved in a fence post: CROATOAN. An imaginative re-telling of the colony’s final days with a blend of historical fiction, romance, and the paranormal.

Female protagonist
Historical setting
Love story
Curse
High body count
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