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Sugarplums and Second Chances Release Day

Sugarplums And Second Chances Release Day!

Are you ready to get into the Christmas spirit? I am!!

Whether you start getting excited for Christmas early or wait until after Thanksgiving, now is the perfect time to stock up on Christmas reads. My inspirational romance novella, Sugarplums and Second Chancesreleases today!

And it’s only 99 cents!!

Some of you have already read this Lake Endwell romance since it originally released as part of the I’ll Be Home for Christmas collection last year. It has a new cover, but the story is the same. And, again, 99 cents! It’s also available in paperback ($5.99) for those of you who prefer physical books.

Those of you familiar with my Lake Endwell series will recognize Chase and Wyatt McGill from Hometown Hero’s Redemption. In that book, Chase is serving time in prison for attempting to avenge the death of his son, Wyatt’s, mother. Wyatt moves to Lake Endwell to live with Drew Gannon, his temporary guardian, and Drew enlists the help of former classmate, Lauren Pierce. Many readers wanted to know what happened to Chase and Wyatt–you can find out in Sugarplums and Second Chances!


Here’s a little about the book:


Sugarplums and Second Chances by Jill Kemerer

Are some mistakes beyond redemption?

When former NFL star, Chase McGill, invites Courtney Trudesta, the widow of his former teammate, to spend Christmas with him and his son in Lake Endwell, he simply wants to repay her for the weekly letters she sent while he was in prison. He didn’t expect to fall for her.

Chase regrets his past and knows it will take more than sugarplums and wishful thinking to heal Courtney’s lonely heart. But with a dose of small-town charm and plenty of Christmas cheer, they might have a second chance at happiness…with each other.

If you’d like a paperback, click on the above link, and, in Amazon, click on Paperback!


When do you get excited for Christmas–before Thanksgiving or after?

Have a terrific weekend!


Wyoming Christmas Quadruplets Release!

Wyoming Christmas Quadruplets By Jill Kemerer October 2018

Guess what? My new book is in stores! Woohoo!

Wyoming Christmas Quadruplets is the third book in the Wyoming Cowboy series. It features cowboy Marshall Graham as he helps Ainsley Draper–a very, attractive baby nurse–take care of infant quadruplets.

Look at that cover! Aaah! Believe it or not, the story isn’t all Christmas delights. Marshall has a tendency to put his twin sister, Belle (the quadruplets mother), above everything else in his life. He’s working as a ranch hand on her husband’s ranch, and she’s behaving out of character. It isn’t until Ainsley arrives to help take care of the babies that he begins to understand his sister might have postpartum depression. Needless to say, neither Marshall nor Belle’s husband, want to tackle that issue.

I adored writing this book. Ainsley is a vulnerable, kind, very strong woman, and Marshall is loyal and selfless. I loved watching them interact, and I hated to see their story end!


A nanny at Christmastime…
Will she find love in this Wyoming Cowboys novel?

Six weeks on a ranch caring for quadruplets—aspiring nurse Ainsley Draper’s prepared for a busy Christmas. When the children’s handsome uncle opens the door, her task gets extra complicated. Marshall Graham is upholding his promise to look after his twin sister, the babies’ mom. But as family loyalty clashes with new love, will the perfect present include a future with Ainsley?

Click HERE for Purchase Links!


Do you picture the characters in novels? See if your idea about what they look like matches mine! My Pinterest board features all kinds of inspiration, including Sam Hunt (my Marshall!) and Ashley Benson (my Ainsley)!

Click HERE for Pinterest board!


I’m hosting a giveaway until the end of September. You could win all three books (book 4 releases next May) in large print, a cute picture frame, ornaments, candy sticks and a $10 Starbucks gift card! (US residents, 18+) Go to “Wyoming Christmas Quadruplets Giveaway” and scroll down for the easy entry options.


What are you looking forward to this fall?

Paperback Release Day Reunited with the Bull Rider!

Whoop! Whoop! And Yeehaw!!

My new book, Reunited with the Bull Rider is in stores now!

Believe it or not, the original idea that sparked this book was really lame. I knew the characters were exes brought together in Sweet Dreams, but I had no idea why! Unfortunately, the first brainstorming sessions were duds. But a few long walks down by the river gave me better options, and one day I knew I’d hit the right story. In fact, I cried as I walked home because I felt so bad for Amy!

Needless to say, I had to write her story. Nash, Amy and Ruby all stole my heart. This is the second book in the Wyoming Cowboys series. The third book, Marshall’s story is Wyoming Christmas Quadruplets and will be available in October. The fourth book will be out next spring.

Here’s a little about the book:

Reunited with the Bull Rider. Wyoming Cowboys Book 2 by Jill Kemerer. June 2018

Goodbye rodeo, hello hometown. But is this Wyoming Cowboy ready to face his past?

Amy Deerson wanted to mentor a child. Her plan did not include former bull rider Nash Bolton—the little girl’s brother and guardian. It’s been a decade since Nash left town without a word, breaking Amy’s young heart. Now they must put their painful past aside to help fragile, traumatized Ruby. If only getting over their first love were that simple.

Reunited with the Bull Rider is in stores now. You can find it at Walmart, Barnes & Noble, Books A Million, most major supermarkets and other book retailers. The ebook will be available on June 1, 2018.

For purchase links, click HERE!


Upcoming Online Events and Giveaway Opportunities!

May 23, 2018: Guest on Faithfully Bookish Blog (w/Giveaway!)

May 25, 2018: Interview on Just Commonly Blog (w/Giveaway!)

June 1, 2018: Guest on Reading is My Superpower Blog (w/Giveaway!)

Week of June 4: Author host with Heidi McCahan on the Love Inspired Authors and Readers Facebook Group (If you haven’t joined this amazing group, please do! Every week different authors host! There are multiple giveaways!)

June 5, 2018: Seventh Book Release Extravaganza Facebook Event with Jessica R. Patch! (Lots of giveaways!)

June 6, 2018: Friendship Chat with Mindy Obenhaus on Seekerville  (w/Giveaway!)

June 8, 2018: Book Spotlight on Leslie McKee’s Blog (w/Giveaway!)



Still Time to Enter the Gift Package Giveaway!

The Reunited with the Bull Rider Giveaway prize package includes:

  • Autographed copy of Reunited with the Bull Rider (Wyoming Cowboys Book 2)
  • Autographed copy of The Rancher’s Mistletoe Bride (Wyoming Cowboys Book 1)
  • Set of two inspirational dishtowels
  • Adorable notebook
  • Tin of toffee candies
The giveaway runs from May 2, 2018 at 6:00 am EST to June 1, 2018 at 9:00 pm EST. US only. 18+. See complete rules on the entry form.

Click HERE and scroll down for the easy entry form!


Do you have fun plans for this weekend? (I get to see my sister and her family for Memorial Day weekend!)

Brand New Novella Collection Only 99 Cents!

I'll Be Home For Christmas Collection

Do you love Hallmark Christmas movies? Are you looking for heartwarming romantic stories to get you in the Christmas mood? If you answered yes to either of those questions, I have great news! Four multi-published authors of Love Inspired romance novels (including yours truly!) teamed up for the inspirational novella collection, I’ll Be Home for Christmas. You get four Christmas stories for one low price! Only $0.99!

{BUY Brand New Novella Collection NOW!}


I'll be home for Christmas collection


Four best-selling authors of Christian romance bring you heartwarming stories filled with holiday cheer and romance under the mistletoe. Featuring A Hope Valley Christmas by Belle Calhoune, Sugarplums and Second Chances by Jill Kemerer, A Brilliant Christmas by Allie Pleiter and Seashell Santa by Lenora Worth.

For those of you who’ve read my novel, Hometown Hero’s Redemption  (linked if you’re interested), you’ll be happy to know Sugarplums and Second Chances features Chase McGill, Wyatt’s father, and is set in fictional Lake Endwell, Michigan.

Sugarplums and Second Chances

Former NFL star, Chase McGill, invites his teammate’s widow, Courtney Trudesta, to spend Christmas in his guest cottage after her mother dies. Courtney faithfully wrote him letters every week while he was in prison for attempting to avenge the murder of the mother of his son, Wyatt. Chase wants to be there for Courtney the way she was for him. But there’s more to Christmas than sugarplums and wishful thinking. If they trust God’s plan, they’ll have a second chance at happiness…with each other.

This novella collection is available on Amazon for a limited time. It’s only offered as an ebook. If you do not have a Kindle and would like to purchase it, simply download the FREE Kindle App to your smartphone, iPad, tablet or Nook. Easy!

To purchase all four stories in one collection (all story blurbs can be read by clicking on I’ll Be Home For Christmas) at the bargain basement price of 99 cents CLICK HERE!!


How is your November going? Have you started planning for Christmas yet? (I haven’t!)

Have a terrific day!

Paperback Release of The Rancher’s Mistletoe Bride!

Guess what just hit store shelves? The Rancher’s Mistletoe Bride–the first in my brand new series, Wyoming Cowboys! Aaaahhhh!!!



I’m super excited about this one. I’ve never written about cowboys before, and, let’s face it, I live in northern Ohio, which isn’t exactly out west. With loads of research and help from social media friends who live in Wyoming, I was able to create a fictional town–Sweet Dreams–where all four books will be set.

I’ll be guest posting around the blog-osphere in the upcoming weeks and giving away copies of The Rancher’s Mistletoe Bride. Save these dates!

I’m hosting two giveaways right now! I’m giving away a prize package with a copy of the book, a super cute memo pad, a cowboy-ish mug, candy and biscuits!

Go to “The Rancher’s Mistletoe Bride Giveaway,” (linked) and scroll down for the easy entry options. US only.

I’m also giving away four copies of The Rancher’s Mistletoe Bride on Goodreads! The entry form is in the sidebar of my blog, or you can find it on my Home page. This contest is open to both US and Canada.

If you’re looking for the ebook, it will release on October 1, 2017. You can preorder through any of the major sites. Purchase links can be found at The Rancher’s Mistletoe Bride. (linked)


Game On Fall Sale!



One more thing. Fall sports are here, and my book, Game On: The Christian Parents’ Sports Survival Guide is on sale! The ebook’s list price is $7.99, but it’s on sale for only $3.99 until October 31, 2017! That’s 50% off! If you have kids in sports and you wrestle with anxiety, struggle to brush off other parents’ competitiveness, need help figuring out how to get multiple kids at different practices, have no idea where to begin with fundraising or any other number of common sports worries, this book is for you!

Purchase links:



Are you watching football this fall? Yay? Nay?


Have a great week!

The Rancher’s Mistletoe Bride Giveaway!

The Rancher's Mistletoe Bride Giveaway

In just a few short weeks my sixth novel, The Rancher’s Mistletoe Bride, will be in stores! Aaahhh!! It’s also the first book in my brand new series, Wyoming Cowboys. I love this book. I loved writing this book. I loved researching this book.

If you can’t tell, I’m pretty excited about this one!

To make matters even better, it’s a Christmas book! I love Christmas books. I love writing Christmas books…

Okay, you get the idea.

The Rancher's Mistletoe Bride

Coming Home for Christmas 

Wedding planner Lexi Harrington needs a manager for her inherited Wyoming ranch. Clint Romine is the perfect man for the job, but the ruggedly handsome cowboy soon presents a new dilemma—distraction. Lexi can’t fall for a small-town rancher when she’s planning to return to her big-city career after the holidays. Home has always been elusive for former foster kid Clint. Working alongside Lexi at Rock Step Ranch feels too cozy—and too risky. Opening up to her means revealing a secret about his past that could jeopardize everything he holds dear. This Christmas, can Clint learn to trust Lexi with the truth…and with his heart?

Amazon  |  Barnes & Noble  | iBooks

To celebrate I’m giving away a prize package to one blessed reader!

The Rancher’s Mistletoe Bride Giveaway includes:

  • One true large print signed copy of The Rancher’s Mistletoe Bride
  • A cowboy-ish coffee mug
  • The most adorable typewriter memo pad I’ve ever seen
  • A bag of chocolates–yum!
  • A super cute tin of biscuits

Entry options are really easy. Just use the entry form below! The giveaway starts on September 8, 2017 at 5am EST and ends on September 30, 2017 at 9pm EST. Full rules are in the entry form. US Residents 18+


The Rancher's Mistletoe Bride Giveaway





Thank you for entering! Feel free to share this with your friends!

Chance to Win 16 Books!

Boys Of Summer Giveaway!

The Boys of Summer Giveaway begins today! Woohoo!!

What does this  mean for you? Well, let me tell you…

All you have to do is use the super easy entry form below! You’ll automatically be entered. Simple, right? And if you are the winner, you’ll get all sixteen books shown on this nifty graphic. I don’t know about you, but I LOVE winning things, especially books!

Boys of Summer Giveaway!

Here’s the entry form:


a Rafflecopter giveaway

My June release, Hometown Hero’s Redemption, is one of the prizes.

Hometown Hero's Redemption

A Temporary Father 

When he becomes guardian to his friend’s troubled ten-year-old boy, firefighter Drew Gannon knows he needs help. But before he can get former social worker Lauren Pierce to agree, he’s got to prove he’s changed from the sports jock who gave her a hard time back in high school. Returning home, Lauren wants no part of her old profession. She only wants to forget the unspeakable tragedy she left behind. She can’t take responsibility for another child. Or a reunion with Drew—no matter how generous he’s become. But a desperate boy and his handsome guardian may be more than Lauren can resist…

Purchase Links:






Enter the contest anytime between July 24, 2017 and July 31, 2017!

What book have you read lately? I finished Jessica R. Patch’s Deep Waters recently, and I’m reading Janice Boekhoff’s Created right now. Loving it!

Have a wonderful day!!

Cover Reveal! Hometown Hero’s Redemption

Hometown Hero's Redemption

Happy Friday! It’s an extra exciting day for me because I get to share the cover of my fifth book!

Hometown Hero’s Redemption is the final book in the Lake Endwell series. I’ve loved this fictional Michigan town so much. It’s hard to say goodbye! This story is dear to me, and I hope you love it as much as I do. It will be available June 2017!

Without further ado…


Hometown Hero's Redemption

A Temporary Father 

When he becomes guardian to his friend’s troubled ten-year-old boy, firefighter Drew Gannon knows he needs help. But before he can get former social worker Lauren Pierce to agree, he’s got to prove he’s changed from the sports jock who gave her a hard time back in high school. Returning home, Lauren wants no part of her old profession. She only wants to forget the unspeakable tragedy she left behind. She can’t take responsibility for another child. Or a reunion with Drew—no matter how generous he’s become. But a desperate boy and his handsome guardian may be more than Lauren can resist…



What are your weekend plans?

Have a great day!

Chapter 3: A Cradle For Christmas {free novella}

Things are heating up in Lake Endwell! The third chapter of my free serial Christmas novella released on today. All the live chapter links are below. You can read them on your phone, tablet or even print them out! A new chapter is released every Monday until December 26, 2016.

A Cradle for Christmas Graphic


Chapter Three: A Cradle For Christmas


If you missed the previous two chapters, links are below.

Chapter One

Chapter Two


There is still time to enter my November giveaway!


Yuletide Redemption Giveaway





I’m also giving away two copies of my December release, Yuletide Redemption, on Goodreads! The entry form is in the sidebar of this blog.

Yuletide Redemption will be in stores tomorrow! Whee!! Purchase links to all major retailers are HERE if you’d prefer to order it.

Have a lovely Monday!

Yuletide Redemption November #Giveaway!

Yuletide Redemption November Giveaway!


My Christmas Love Inspired, Yuletide Redemption, will arrive in stores November 22, 2016, and I’m celebrating with a giveaway!

What’s in the gift package? A signed copy of Yuletide Redemption, an adorable mini-tote, peppermint bark, Starbucks hot cocoa, and a miniature carved nativity! The contest runs from 11/02/2016 through 12/01/2016 (9pm EST) and is open to US residents 18 and older (see full rules in the contest entry).

Scroll down for the easy entry options.


Yuletide Redemption November Giveaway!


About Yuletide Redemption ~


Yuletide Redemption Tiny

A Mother’s Christmas Wish 

After an accident leaves Celeste Monroe to raise her baby nephew, all she wants is to provide one-year-old Parker with a happy life. She hopes taking a job caring for injured Sam Sheffield will help fulfill that goal. But Sam’s determination to avoid the world throws a wrench in her plans. Despite his best efforts, Sam can’t take his eyes off the pretty caretaker. Her strength and her loving nature has him falling for her—and her baby. But he refuses to burden them with a man who’s not whole. Can Celeste convince Sam he’s daddy—and husband—material in time for them to celebrate Christmas together?


For purchase links through all major retailers, go to my Yuletide Redemption page.


What early reviewers are saying ~

“This book contained a depth that I don’t usually find in a Love Inspired book. I found the characters in this novel so well developed and matched that I couldn’t put the book down. I loved the things that Sam and Celeste had in common both the good and the bad. And little Parker was so adorable.” Read more at 100 Pages Per Hour


“This is author Jill Kemerer’s fourth novel and her writing is only getting better with each book. Jill had me hooked within the first few pages. That, my friends, is a very important gauge in my reading life. If you can’t hook me by then I’m singing NSYNC’s Bye Bye Bye  which will be stuck in my head all day. And, I may or may not attempt the dance and no one wants to see that! No pressure, writers, no pressure.” Read more at Sing Over Me

Enter the Yuletide Redemption November Giveaway!




Now that November is here, are you getting excited about Christmas? Or do you take one holiday at a time?

Have a terrific day!!

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