Martha Jean Powers

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General Information

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Name: Martha Jean Powers

Pen Name: Jean Paxton

Birth Year: N/A

Place of Birth: Cleveland, Ohio



Illinois Connection

After college and traveling through Europe, Martha moved to Chicago and lived and worked here until 2000 when she relocated to Vero Beach, Florida.

Biographical and Professional Information

Martha currently resides in Vero Beach, Florida. She was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Case Western Reserve University. While in Chicago she worked at various advertising agencies.

Initially, Martha wrote romance books and then she tried her hand at writing thrillers.

Published Works

  • The Proxy Bride, Fawcett Books, 1987
  • Gazebo Rendevous, Fawcett Books, 1988
  • Divided Loyalty, Warner Books, 1988 - written as Jean Paxton
  • The Gray Fox Wagers, Fawcett Books, 1988
  • The Perfect Fiancee, Fawcett Books, 1989
  • Sunflower, Simon & Schuster, 1998
  • Bleeding Heart, Simon & Schuster, 2000
  • Conspiracy of Silence, Oceanview Publishers, 2008

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library


ISBN: 0449212939
Release Date: 1987-06-12

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Gazebo Rendezvous

ISBN: 0449213919
Release Date: 1988-01-12

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Divided Loyalty

ISBN: 0446349151
Release Date: 1988-04

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ISBN: 0449214656
Release Date: 1988-08-12

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The Perfect Fiancee (Regency Romance)

ISBN: 044921639X
Release Date: 1989-02-28

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ISBN: 0671039350
Release Date: 2000-07-01

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Conspiracy of Silence

ISBN: 193351518X
Release Date: 2008-11-01

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Martha Jean Powers on WorldCat

Martha Jean Powers on Amazon


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