Who doesn’t love a big, juicy, trashy novel? Diving into one can be the ultimate escape. This Dirty Dozen List spans nearly 60 years and includes everything from a Jacqueline Susann mega-classic to my own bestseller Tan Lines.


My Bibliography

I’ve published books in a variety of genres—women’s fiction, romance, mystery, suspense, YA, children’s biography. Many have been translated into other languages, including a manga format in Japanese.

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Brenda Starr, Reporter

In 1940, (four years before Wonder Woman arrived) Brenda Starr was America’s top female crime fighter in comics. I’ve always loved the feisty, glamorous redhead, so I’m bringing her back in a daily mystery serial.

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Weekly Trash Talk

I’m obsessed with pop culture—television, movies, music, books, podcasts, all things celebrity. There’s always something to be excited, irritated or nostalgic about. And I throw in the occasional personal post, too.

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Lights . . . Camera . . . Diapers!

Go behind the velvet rope for a sneak preview of my new novel, Hollywood Mommy. You’ll get the first two chapters, an exclusive link to my celebrity baby match game, plus a chance to win a Lulu Guinness patent leather clutch that’s fit for a star!


A Star Takes The Ultimate Gamble . . .

But you don’t have to. Click here to download my FREE novelette, Vegas Envy, a scandalous, one-night-only tale about a star’s crisis in Sin City.


Be Red, Brave & Bold . . .

Just like Brenda Starr. The fearless, jet-setting reporter knows all the secrets to living a kick-ass life. And her hard-won wisdom from seven decades as America’s favorite comic strip heroine is right here as a complimentary gift.

J.J. Salem delivers yet again. A fun, fast, furious and sexy read.
Deliciously sinful . . . I loved it!
A Jacqueline Susann style thriller by way of Candace Bushnell . . . Salem doesn’t disappoint.