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Jennifer Erin Valent


Jennifer Erin Valent

Jennifer Erin Valent is the 2007 winner of the Christian Writers Guild’s Operation First Novel contest. A lifelong resident of the South, her surroundings help to color the scenes and characters she writes. In fact, the childhood memory of a dilapidated Ku Klux Klan billboard inspired her portrayal of Depression-era racial prejudice in FIREFLIES IN DECEMBER.

She has spent the past fifteen years working as a nanny and has dabbled in freelance, writing articles for various Christian women’s magazines. She still resides in her hometown of Richmond, Virginia. Visit her Web site at

Jennifer Erin Valent

Books by Jennifer Erin Valent

by Jennifer Erin Valent - Christian, Historical Fiction

Jessilyn Lassiter no longer has to convince people she’s not a child. Having just turned 19 in the summer of 1938, her love for Luke Talley has never been more real. But their budding romance is interrupted when a young, black doctor comes to Calloway, stirring up the racial prejudice that has been simmering just beneath the town’s surface.