Josephine Blake enjoys a quiet life on the outskirts of Portland, OR. Her debut Historical Romance novel, Dianna, hit the shelves in August of 2016 and became a bestseller two years later. Her Gothic Historical Romance novel, A Brush with Death, followed suit later that year in 2018.
In June of 2019, she and her loving husband celebrated the birth of their daughter, Florence Jane. After a brief hiatus from writing, Yours at Yuletide became her very first Contemporary Romance release.
When she’s not writing, Josephine spends her daughter’s naptimes on graphic design projects, designing award-winning, top-selling book covers for authors all over the world.
Maid in the West (Brides of Adoration Book 1)
Cowboy, Take Me Away (Brides of Adoration Book 2)
The Arms of a Stranger (Brides of Adoration Book 3)
Becoming friends was chance. But falling in love is far beyond their control. The eldest in a family of seven, Hannah Cook’s position as a maid at The West Hotel is essential. When the owners offer her an opportunity to advance, the role of hostess seems like a dream come true—that is, until the hotel is robbed on her very first day on the job! Jonathon Stone has been alone since his mother died when he was a boy. The only spark of happiness in his life? His childhood best friend, Hannah. When he sets out to empty the coffers of The West Hotel, he never expects to find her there, and he never anticipated taking her hostage… Holed up together in a remote cabin, will old sparks be enough to bring Jonathon back to life? Or will the man he has become break Hannah’s heart all over again?More info →
Nursing His Heart (Brides of Adoration Book 4)
He’s the kind of man that she really shouldn’t want… Pretty and privileged, Marylee VanHorn is the toast of Adoration society. As such, her strange desire to go to nursing school shocks her parents and her friends, who think she should concentrate on her society debut—and the courtship of Robert Kent, a young man who seems to have persuaded everyone but Marylee that they are set to wed. Marylee is thrilled when the local doctor, Neil Lavan, takes her on as his nursing assistant. However, he drives her positively mad—in more ways than one, but can she really be falling in love with her stoic, overbearing employer? What sort of future could they possibly have together?More info →
Sweet Love of Mine (Brides of Adoration Book 5)
She thought she knew what it was to love... The sprawling Cook family has always had to pinch pennies, but a terrible harvest has the homestead in dire financial straits. Desperate to help, Abigail Cook takes up a position at a neighboring ranch, caring for an orphaned infant that quickly steals her heart. In her eagerness to contribute to the family coffers, she neglects to mention the fact that she knows almost less about babies than the child’s bewildered uncle! James Taylor was successful at everything from a very young age— and his arrogance shows it. The early deaths of his brother and sister-in-law have been the only piece of hardship he’s ever known, and it shook him to the core. To complicate matters, he’s now the sole guardian of his tiny niece. In a moment of absolute panic, he takes on young Abigail Cook. He has no idea how to care for a baby, after all. His niece needs a woman about the house… and so does he! However, when tongues begin to wag about Abigail’s motives, can their budding relationship survive under the scrutiny of the entire town?More info →
Dianna (The Brittler Sisters Book 1)
Not every mail-order bride falls in love with her groom.
Dianna Brittler isn’t interested in love anyway. She’s looking for an adventure. Sick of the stuffy life of a Manhattan socialite, Dianna takes a terrifying chance and rides West. West. Where there are mountain lions and bears and savages lurking around every corner. West. Where she finds a fiancé more intent on his drink than anything else. West. Where she is rescued by a savage Indian with zero sense of propriety. I mean. Really. What else could go wrong?More info →
Little Rose: A Romantic Historical Adventure (The Brittler Sisters Book 2)
Safety is their first priority.
Years after their runaway marriage, Dianna and Shiye’s tiny Frontier family has made a secret life for themselves deep in the Wyoming countryside. Their cozy cabin is a far-cry from the upscale comfort Dianna grew up in, but—to her—it’s a dream.
A dream that is about to shatter.
The danger in Shiye’s past has finally caught up with them, and again, the couple must face the impossible choice: fight or flight?
Charlotte: A Sweet American Historical Romance (The Brittler Sisters Book 3)
Charlotte Brittler is content.
Unlike her elder sister, Dianna, who headed West in search of a life of adventure, Charlotte thrives in the bustling, overcrowded Manhattan streets. If she could only find a husband, her life would be complete. So, when the son of a local oil baron captures Charlotte’s hard-won interest, she is immediately swept away down a path full of secrets and intrigue, in a twisting game that threatens her very heart.
Sarah-Jane: An American Historical Romance (The Brittler Sisters Book 4)
Sarah-Jane is perfect. She's petite, and adorable and happy. There's not a young woman in all of Manhattan that doesn't envy her. But beneath the easy-going charade she displays, Sarah is desperate. Her life is full of a gentle complacency. She's entirely dependent on the will and whims of others, and she also has a secret. A desire that takes hold of her when she's least expecting it. A reckless, misguided need that she can never allow to surface. When Carson Williamson stumbles across a fiery-tempered woman in the ruins of his great great grandfather's mansion, he never once suspects that she would be the same well-bred, high-class lady he has arranged to meet the following week. Under the distinct impression that Sarah-Jane is hiding a myriad of insane emotions from her family, he sets about attempting to force her to show her true self to the world, and thereby have her committed. But Sarah-Jane isn't about to have that. She's not insane. And now she has to prove it to Carson before he does something drastic.More info →
Noelle: A Sweet American Historical Romance (The Brittler Sisters Book 5)
Noelle Brittler’s task is simple. Marry and marry well. And yet…. Emboldened by the successful marriages of her four elder sisters, Noelle is determined that she will have nothing but perfection in a suitor. She lives her day-to-day life, planning parties, organizing charity events and taking slow, wistful turns around the garden, burdened with dreams of a future that she feels is slipping away from her.More info →
Yours at Yuletide (Love in Unity Springs Book 1)
“It was like stepping into a Hallmark Christmas Romance... Just what you want for a cold winter's night.” –Bestselling Romance Author, George H. McVey
Coming home for the holidays was never supposed to mean falling in love. Charlotte Wilson is in her very last semester of college. Distractions are completely out of the question, which is what makes everything about Oliver Hull a very bad idea. The local firefighter is so far out of Charlotte's league that he should be classified as a different species. Handsome, charming, and dangerously persistent, Oliver is everything Charlotte cannot handle right now.More info →
Second-Chance Santa (Love in Unity Springs Book 2)
He already broke her heart once...
It’s been four months since Emily’s fiancé, Henry, threw away their engagement for a job offer in Phoenix, and Emily was never one to waste time wallowing in self-pity. Well... maybe she had wallowed just a little bit, but that was over and done with. She’s cut her hair (something Henry never wanted her to do), rearranged her apartment, and started taking Krav Maga at a studio close to work. Henry? Henry who? But her new world comes crashing down when Henry arrives back in Portland. He’s determined to make amends, and Emily is determined never to speak to him again... Feeling like a coward, Emily runs home to Unity Springs. Christmas with her family will help her forget Henry all over again... won’t it?More info →