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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jan Greenberg  

Pen Name: Jill Gregory


Born: N/A


Illinois Connection

Jill grew up in Chicago and received her bachelor of arts degree in English from the University of Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jill Gregory is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of more than thirty historical and contemporary novels and has been honored with the Romantic Times Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as with back-to-back Reviewer’s Choice awards for Best Western Historical Romance. Her books have been published in more than twenty-four countries. An animal lover, Jill loves long walks, reading, hot tea on a winter’s day, and the company of friends. She lives in Michigan with her husband, and enjoys her home overlooking the woods where the deer, rabbits, squirrels, and an occasional owl or hawk come out to play.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award in 1998 for Best Historical Western-Never Love A Cowboy. Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award 1999-For Best Western Historical Romance- Cold Night, Warm Stranger. Romantic Times Award for Career Achievement