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Publication Order of Crown Island Books

Beach View Lane (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sunshine Avenue (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Orange Blossom Way (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Love, California Books

Publication Order of Summer Beach Books

Seabreeze Inn (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seabreeze Summer (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seabreeze Sunset (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seabreeze Christmas (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seabreeze Wedding (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seabreeze Book Club (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seabreeze Shores (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seabreeze Reunion (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seabreeze Honeymoon (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seabreeze Gala (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seabreeze Library (2025)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Summer Beach: Coral Cottage Books

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Scent of Triumph / The Perfumer (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vintage Perfumes (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Winemakers of Wine and Secrets (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Chocolatier (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hepburn's Necklace (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Life is a Cabernet (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Fabulous Fragrances: How to Select Your Perfume Wardrobe: The Women's Guide to Prestige Perfumes (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fabulous Fragrances II: A Guide to Prestige Perfumes for Women and Men (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon

Jan Moran
Jan Moran was born in Austin, Texas and is a USA Today bestselling author of heartfelt women’s fiction series, twentieth century historical novels, and family sagas. She dreams up her popular and contemporary beach books, which have been translated into various languages, on the sunny shores in Southern California, not too far from where she lives.

She sailed on Semester at Sea, studied writing at the UCLA Writers Program, and graduated from Harvard Business School and the University of Texas.

She has been an avid traveler throughout her whole life, so readers will find her books infused with authentic locales and things that she loves to research, such as: wine, food, and wine to fashion, history, and other things. As a native of Texas that lived on the east coast and worked in places such as Canada, Paris, and Hong Kong, she brings a wealth of experience to each book that she writes.

Jan pens emotionally rich and stylish books. Just pour yourself a glass of wine or a cup of tea, open one of her books, and you will find yourself being transported away with some characters that you will quickly be rooting for as your friends.

If she gets blocked on a story, she just takes a walk out on the beach or takes a long bath to get it sorted out.

Jan’s debut novel, called “Scent of Triumph”, was released in the year 2012. She writes the “Coral Cottage at Summer Beach” series, the “Summer Beach” series, and the “Love, California” series.

“Flawless” is the first novel in the “Love, California” series and was released in the year 2014. A treacherous ex and a handsome celebrity chef. Can Verena Valent survive the biggest break for her career, or is it going to break her?

After a chance encounter with Lance Martel, a celebrity chef, in Beverly Hills, Verena realizes that there is much more to life than only business. Taking a trip to Paris and the surprise meeting with Lance ignites a romance that Verena was not expecting, however after her failed relationship, she has learned to keep her heart safe against those that appear too good to be true.

Verena, as the heiress to a skincare empire, has to navigate a treacherous yet dazzling world. Despite an ex-fiance and international business tycoon that threatens her family business, she finds that friends, family, and love are the unshakable pillars of her life. However is she going to get the second chance with the chef that has stolen her heart?

Readers found this to be a brilliant, astute, and gripping romance novel for the modern woman, with a heroine that you can’t fail to both understand and care for.

“Beauty Mark” is the second novel in the “Love, California” series and was released in the year 2014. In the glamorous world of high stakes fashion and beauty, Scarlett Sandoval is a top intellectual property attorney in such high demand that her firm sends private jets just to shuttle her between Madrid, Los Angeles, New York, and London. In the middle of a crucial trademark deal between an international cosmetic company and a top fashion designer, she is stunned to discover that in order achieve her coveted partnership. This happens when one devious partner expects more from her that she’s willing to give up. Quickly she is marked for murder.

Not only does her denial threaten to derail her hard-won career, but it also puts her life in danger as well as the lives of those close to her. Offering her protection is a handsome Beverly Hills restaurant owner that she has known her entire life. However a fateful evening, their platonic friendship ignites.

Scarlett’s world erupts and she finds that there isn’t any way back to her previous life, her other single friends aid her get through the turmoil. Can she fix her life, or has she made an irrevocable mistake in both business, as well as in love?

“Runway” is the third novel in the “Love, California” series and was released in the year 2015. After Fianna Fitzgerald’s first runway show of her fashion designs, a walk on Malibu beach with Niall Finley, a reclusive rock star, almost claims their lives when they get caught up in the high tides. Is the bond they form in those vital moments going to be enough to last a lifetime?

When she left Ireland to follow her dreams of becoming a fashion designer in America, she was determined to leave the ancient past of her family behind and begin anew in Beverly Hills. She never imagined that her goal would jeopardize her as well as those that work for her. From the runways of Los Angeles all the way to London, somebody is attempting to sabotage her first season. While Fianna struggles between two wildly different worlds, her troubles start to mount, even though her buddies lend their support during her darkest hours.

Could the horror connected to her family’s ancient feudal past, or is it something else? Additionally, can she leave Ireland with her heart still intact or is she going to lose the only guy she’s ever loved?

“Hepburn’s Necklace” is a stand alone novel that was released in the year 2021. One long hidden secret, one vintage necklace, and a second chance for love.

When Ariana Ricci, a costume designer, ditches her groom at the altar, she goes looking for solace to the Palm springs home of her aunt, who is a Texas born Hollywood legend that started her career as an extra on “Roman Holiday”. While she opens up the yellowed, fifties letters that are postmarked Italy, she finds relics from her great-aunt’s hidden past, which includes an intriguing necklace while Audrey Hepburn herself gave to her during the filming of the movie.

The two, aching for a fresh start and an opportunity to resolve some unfinished tale, go off on a journey to the sun-dappled shores in Lake Como, Italy. This is sure to illuminate secrets from a bygone era and offer them both second chances. Assuming they’re each bold enough to seize them.

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2 Responses to “Jan Moran”

  1. Judy Irvine: 2 years ago

    Loving Coral Cottage series as well as Seabreeze Inn series. Want to read them all.
    Loved visiting family in Solana Beach…
    Just moved far from friends, so these Summer Beach characters are my new friends.

  2. sue alexander: 3 years ago

    In what book did Shelly and Mitch get married? I know I read it but can’t remember which one. I think she used a dress they found in the house. thanks


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