Julie Kenner

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Author: Julie Kenner

Julie writes a range of stories including quirky romances, sexy contemporaries, young adult novels, suspense, paranormal mommy lit, and (soon!) darker urban fantasy.

Her initial foray into the urban fantasy mommy lit genre--Carpe Demon: Adventures of a Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom--proved especially successful, resulting in a Booksense pick, a Target break-out book, other accolades and honors, and a movie deal. Specifically, Carpe Demon, is in development as a feature film with Warner Brothers and 1492 Pictures. Julie frequently pounds on her battered wooden desk (Salvation Army, $25, gotta love it) in order to urge the project from development to screen. (In Hollywood, these things are never certain until you're watching the movie and eating popcorn.)

Julie and her husband moved from Southern California back to Texas in 1995, and Julie quit the practice of law to write full time in 2004. Now, she lives and writes in central Texas with her husband, two daughters, and several cats. She is an active supporter of Love Without Boundaries. Click here to learn more about the charities Julie supports.


Fendi, Ferragamo, and Fangs - Kate Connor, Demon Hunter

  • Number: 9780425215395
  • Release: Out Now
  • Authors: Julie Kenner, Serena Robar, Johanna Edwards
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Young Adult, Paranormal / Supernatural, Vampires
  • Publisher: Razorbill

Meet the vamps of the Vamps, Inc. modeling agency:

Olivia, straight-A nerd turned overnight star model--unfortunately, her boyfriend doesn't know exactly how much she's changed...Big and beautiful Veronika, the new plus-size model for Vamps, Inc. on an all-blood diet...and Sydney, misunderstood bad girl and whispered-about tabloid sensation.

It's about time that the undead live it up...

Fendi, Ferragamo, and Fangs

Just Fooling Around - Encounters, Blaze #531

  • Number: 9780373795352
  • Release: 4/1/2010
  • Authors: Julie Kenner, Kathleen O'Reilly
  • Genre: Erotica
  • Tags: Erotic Romance, Contemporary, Harlequin Blaze
  • Publisher: Harlequin Blaze

No fooling: hot sex is about to happen!

Cam's Catastrophe

A reckless adventurer, Cam is about to take the wildest April Fool's Day plunge ever: jumping into bed with Dr. Jenna! But it's her own recklessness that fools them both....

Darcy's Dark Day

The clouds lift when Darcy has a sudden opportunity to reel in her longtime crush, Evan! Who'd have guessed that a foolish curse could set up some amazing sex...?

Devon's Dilemma

She's about to take a sexy Chance...but will it be a lucky one? It's a dangerous gamble. But it could transform Devon's devilish dilemma into a delicious one!

Reg's Rescue

Anne desperately wants Reg in her life--for good! But for that to happen, the curse has to be lifted. So she intends to help him break the jinx--just as soon as they get out of bed....

Just Fooling Around

Moonstruck - Blaze #514

  • Number: 9780373795185
  • Release: 2010-01-01
  • Author: Julie Kenner
  • Genre: Erotica
  • Tags: Contemporary, Harlequin Blaze
  • Publisher: Harlequin


Turned - The Blood Lily Chronicles, Book 3

  • Number: 9780441018116
  • Release: December 2009
  • Author: Julie Kenner
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

From the national bestselling author of Tainted and Torn.

Three consecutive months-three explosive novels of The Blood Lily Chronicles.

When Lily Carlyle died in an act of vengeance, she came back as an assassin for the light. But when she discovered her masters' true darkness, she decided to choose the right side for once...

Her own.

With her cover as a double agent inside the forces of evil blown, Lily has no choice but to go underground. She takes along a cadre of warriors: humans, angels, demons, and other trusted creatures. Their only hope is to stop the forces who are attempting to use the Ninth gate as a wedge that will unleash the fury of Hell.


Starstruck - Blaze #508

  • Number: 9780373795123
  • Release: 2009-12-01
  • Author: Julie Kenner
  • Genre: Erotica
  • Tags: Contemporary, Harlequin Blaze
  • Publisher: Harlequin

Recipe for a super sizzling Christmas:

Mix together the following:

—one woman determined to heat up the holidays with a hunky new date

—a sexy suave millionaire

—an even sexier old friend, just to spice things up Garnish with a sultry kiss under the mistletoe and watch all sexy hell break loose!

Alyssa Chambers has visions of sweet temptation dancing in her head. Should she choose the hot playboy who can give her everything she's ever wanted? Or indulge in some holiday cheer with her good friend Christopher Hyde, a man who's turning out to be everything she's ever wanted?

Once she shares some amazing holiday, ah, spirit with Chris, the choice becomes even harder. How can she risk their longtime friendship—even for the best sex of her life?


Tainted - Book 1, The Blood Lily Chronicles

  • Number: 9780441017843
  • Release: October 2009
  • Author: Julie Kenner
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

Lily Carlyle has lied, cheated, and stolen her way through life.

But in death, she'll really get to be bad...

When her little sister is brutalized, a vengeful Lily determines to exact her own justice. She succeeds at the cost of her own life, but as she lies dying, she is given a second chance. Lily can earn her way into Paradise by becoming an assassin for the forces of good.

It's the job Lily believes she can really get into—but she doesn't realize that she may not be able to get out.


Demon Ex Machina - Tales of a Demon Hunting Soccer Mom

  • Number: 9780425229644
  • Release: October 06, 2009
  • Author: Julie Kenner
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Paranormal Romance, Contemporary
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

From the USA Today bestselling author of Deja Demon--slaying demons is nothing compared to the terrible twos.

Demon Hunter Kate Connor is having one hell of a month...

In between demon patrols and teaching self-defense classes to the local moms, Kate has to deal with a teenage daughter who's gung-ho on being a demon slayer in training and a toddler son entering a tantrum phase that rivals anything from the pits of Hell.

That's a lot for one woman to juggle, but on top of it all, Kate has to find a way to release the demon possessing her first husband, Eric, without destroying the man inside. Because if the demon within Eric gets free, it just might be more than one seriously stressed suburban mom can handle.

Demon Ex Machina

Deja Demon - The Days and Nights of a Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom

  • Number: 9780425221907
  • Release: July 1, 2008
  • Author: Julie Kenner
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Paranormal Romance
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

It's easy to feel like Hell when your life is overrun by teenagers, toddlers, and terror. Just ask housewife and demon hunter Kate Connor... Between gala fundraisers for her husband's political campaign, chaperoning her daughter's first date, and performing arcane magical rituals, Kate hardly has time to prepare for the impending chaos: a party for her toddler son. Keeping a house full of kiddies in line will take all of Kate's skills as a mother and demon hunter, just when she'll need them the most. The High Demon Goramesh has returned to San Diablo—this time with a full-blown army of the undead and a plan to get rid of Kate before she can get rid of him. And once again, it's up to Kate to save the world. Good thing she can multitask...

Deja Demon

These Boots Were Made for Stomping - Boots Series - Book 1 - all stories stand alone

  • Number: 050552760X
  • Release: April 2008
  • Authors: Marianne Mancusi, Jade Lee, Julie Kenner
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Paranormal Romance
  • Publisher: Love Spell


Whether facing the forces of evil or simply battling a bad hair day, fantastic footwear is key.

Yes, there are the right shoes for the right situation, and not every moment calls for Manolos. Sometimes a woman's gotta be fierce as well as feminine, fiery as well as fragile. And when the legwork required is a roundhouse, when a girl's mantra has to become "I am woman, hear me roar," those are the times it's good to know there's magic in the world.because in super-powered pumps, the shrinking-est Violet or the nervous-est Nellie can do anything. Every step in magic shoes is sure to be a big one.

After a single trip to Hiheelia.com, our heroines are safe. Their hearts are not.

These Boots Were Made for Stomping

Hell on Heels - Book 2

  • Number: 9780425215272
  • Release: Out Now
  • Authors: Julie Kenner, Kathleen O'Reilly, Dee Davis
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Contemporary
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

The daughters of Satan do their best to make daddy proud in three all-new sexy novellas from the authors of Hell with the Ladies. What's a devil to do? Satan's desperate to retire. He needs an heir, and he's turning to the promise of his three beautiful, bold, smart, and irresistibly sexy daughters. All they have to do is prove themselves by successfully completing the tricky tasks he sets before them. Surely one of them will win the Keys to the Kingdom-of Hell! Will it be Lucia, the assassin? Jezebel, the half-demon? Or Lola, the soulstealing baby of the family? The challenge is on and one must prevail-unless they're thwarted by that powerful human emotion called love.

Hell on Heels

Hell With The Ladies - Anthology - 3 Stories

  • Number: 9780425211823
  • Release: Out Now
  • Authors: Julie Kenner, Kathleen O'Reilly, Dee Davis
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Contemporary
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

Three all-new stories of sinfully sexy men-and the women who change their wicked ways.

One is a hotshot corporate raider. One is an infamous artist. One is a high-class thief with a taste for danger.

Meet the sons of Satan.

Jack, Nick, and Marcus are on a quest to win their father's throne-and rule the underworld. But if it's up to three strong-minded, seductive women, they'll achieve their goal when Hell freezes over. All-new stories by Julie Kenner, Kathleen O'Reilly, and Dee Davis.

Hell With The Ladies

The Prada Paradox

  • Number: 9780743496155
  • Release: 2007-04-03
  • Author: Julie Kenner
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Mystery
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

USA Today bestselling author Julie Kenner follows up her acclaimed thrillers The Givenchy Code and The Manolo Matrix with a whip-smart new adventure in code-breaking -- Hollywood-style!

Devi Taylor was one of Hollywood's fastest-rising starlets -- until a crazed fan held her at knifepoint and she retreated to a life of privacy and Valium. Now recovered and ready for a comeback, Devi dreams of endorsing all things Prada, whose Rodeo Drive store she can't resist. Instead, she lands the starring role in The Givenchy Code, a high-budget action-adventure flick. But with the tabloids all over Givenchy and her recent split with her drop-dead handsome costar, Blake, Devi can't shake the feeling that another crazed fan is going to strike.

Then a frightening message -- "Play or Die" -- is delivered to Devi's house, and she finds herself sucked into a deadly and cryptic game not unlike the one in the movie she's starring in. Hollywood has always been her life, but does Devi know its secrets well enough to follow the cinematic clues that might save her and her favorite Prada bag?

The Prada Paradox