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J.B. Salsbury is an American New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of romance novels.

Passionate about enthralling storytelling, she holds a degree in Media Communications.

She currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with her husband and two children.

Whenever she isn’t reading or writing, Salsbury can be found spending time with her family, hiking on any of the local mountain trails or at the gym when it's sweltering.

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Genres: Contemporary , Romance

United States


Non Series

  • Wrecked (2017)
  • Jack & Sadie (2019)
  • Breaking Defenses (2019)


  1. Split (2016)
  2. A Perfectly Split Christmas: A Split Short Story (2016)

Love Hate Rock-n-Roll Series

  1. Playing by Heart (2018)
  2. Skipped a Beat (2019)
  3. Face the Music (2020)
  4. Strike a Chord (2020)

The Fighting Series

  1. Fighting for Flight (2013)
  2. Fighting to Forgive (2013)
  3. Fighting to Forget (2014)
  4. Fighting The Fall (2014)
  5. A Father’s Fight (2015)
  6. Fighting For Forever (2015)
  7. Fighting Fate (2016)
  8. Fighting for Honor (2017)
  9. The Final Fight (2017)
  10. Uncaged (2018)

The Mercy Series

  1. Ghostgirl (2018)
  2. Saint (2018)
The Mercy Series

Detailed book overview

Non Series


Aden Colt is still haunted by terribly memories despite having left the Army several months ago.

He had for a while found the perfect place to run away from reality after moving into a boat off the California coast, until Sawyer came into the picture—turning his uncomplicated life on its head.

Stunning and sophisticated, she just can’t seem to fit into the easygoing beach town.

She wants an adventure and Aden wants her.

Being together however puts both of them at risk, as Aden's past never really stays there, but rather surfaces unexpectedly, threatening to destroy everything.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2017
ISBN: 978-1455596362
Publisher: Forever
Jack & Sadie

Sadie Slade was always the one for me.
When I left her behind to join college, I vowed to return in four years and she promised to wait.
Both of us however broke our promises.
When we cross paths five years later, my passion for her is reignited.
I want her back but she doesn’t want anything to do with me.
I however won’t give up!

Jack Daniels was the love of my life, until it all changed.
He thinks things can get back to normal now that he’s back.
I truly miss him and what we had, but a lot can happen in five years.
He thinks that am mad because of our break up.
But the truth is a lot worse.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2019
ISBN: 978-1690834182
Publisher: Independently published
Breaking Defenses

Every girl in high school found him irresistible. Had I known that it would cause irreversible damage, I would never have loaned him my lucky pencil.
Now am facing Carey Slade more than two years later. But this time round, I won’t be allured by his charms. The last thing I need right now is a distraction.

Rowan and I have a history, one which I intend on taking to my grave.
With my bfootball career on the line, I have to pass the class which Rowan is tutoring.
Beautiful, hilarious and crazy hot, she's the opposite of the girl I remember from high school.
I ruined her life, and if I have my way, she’ll never find out.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2019
Ebook: B082744R34



“What would you do when you wake up with no recollection of what you did last night?”

Although Lucas spent the first half of his life staying away from others, his mind is now his greatest enemy.

He doesn’t have a clue about the events that occur whenever the blackouts take control. The only thing he remembers is the feeling of fury, uncertainty and fear.

Life in Payson, Arizona however offers a fresh start for Lucas. He manages to control the darkness, until the estranged daughter of his boss returns to town and storms into his life.

But when the blackouts surface just when he begins drawing close to Shyann, Lucas could very well lose her forever.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2016
ISBN: 978-1455596331
Publisher: Forever
A Perfectly Split Christmas: A Split Short Story

"Can Christmas survive the split?"

Lucas and Shyann are about to share their first Christmas together just a few months after they crossed paths.

As Shy attempts to convince her partner to loosen up and savor his very first holiday, Lucas on the other hand struggles with what it means to be loved for who he is.

With a surprise on the way, this promises to be one Christmas they’ll never forget.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2016
Ebook: B01N0RPZTT

Love Hate Rock-n-Roll Series

Playing by Heart

Jesse Lee is a multi-millionaire, triple-platinum-selling, Grammy-Award-winning artist.
He’s also a mundane, pleasure-seeking man-whore.
I would never sleep with him if we were the last to people on the planet. Not even saving the human race would ever make me let him in my bed.
I quite frankly just tolerate him because he is the brother to my boss.

Overbearing, self-righteous and a terrible singer, “whatsherface” is the poles apart from anyone I usually sleep with.
In fact, the only reason I tolerate her is because I want to save my career.

This enemies-to-lovers tale shows exactly why opposites attract.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2018
ISBN: 978-1731230218
Publisher: Independently published
Skipped a Beat

Ryder Kyle is a spoiled, holier-than-thou fool.
He doesn’t know anything about suffering. In fact, he wouldn’t recognize desperation if it hit his gorgeous face.
As much as I don’t need him, I desperately need a ride west.
I need to get to Los Angeles, and am not going to let him ruin my plan.

This woman is crazy. Who even creeps into a tour bus looking for shelter?
If you’re thinking crazy fangirls, this one is everything but a fan.
She claims to be homeless, yet can’t stop with the insults.
Good thing we’re getting rid of her at the next stop.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2019
ISBN: 978-1093761368
Publisher: Independently published
Face the Music

Seductive doesn’t even begin to describe Pastor Ben Langley.
Although he lost his wife six years ago while she was giving birth to their daughter, not even his unfortunate past stops him from wanting to unearth the kind of man that lies underneath.

Ashleigh Kendrick is a temptation that I simply can’t ignore.
The unpredictable party girl watches as I preach every Sunday from the front row, skimpily dressed.
I swore to only love one woman forever. I just never knew keeping the vow would be this hard when love comes knocking.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2020
ISBN: 978-1660148738
Publisher: Independently published
Strike a Chord

How was I supposed to know that Taylor Marsten is a girl, given the baseball hat and baggy clothes?
A prank war ensues after I piss her off.
Although we go back and forth with the using public humiliation, I soon find myself revenging just to draw her attention.
This is no longer just a prank war. It’s foreplay.

Ethan Crow is a fool.
He makes me feel bad about the way I look and even threatened to have me fired.
But I won’t give in to his rock star authority.
What began as a prank war however starts feeling like something more.
Is he really into me, or is this the meanest prank ever?

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2020
ISBN: 979-8649122405
Publisher: Independently published

The Fighting Series

Fighting for Flight

Raised as the only daughter of a notorious Las Vegas pimp, Raven Morretti always felt like an outsider.

Finally unshackled from her irresponsible home, she finds peace and freedom as a mechanic.

With a few friends and a decent living, Raven enjoys her simple life, until she crosses paths with UFL playboy, Jonah Slade.

Just a matter of weeks before his title fight, Jonah is determined to remain focused on protecting what he has fought so hard to gain.

But despite being unbeaten in the octagon, his attraction to Raven is one fight that he can’t win.

Abandoning his bad-boy tendencies, he takes a chance at love.

But what happens when one is forced to lose in order to win?

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2013
Fighting to Forgive

Playboy Blake Daniels lives a carefree life with no regrets.
On the verge of title contention, he is at the peak of his fighting career.
A shadow of doubt however casts on his future when his training is hampered by injury.
And when the fury that propels his punches takes away his focus, he stands to lose everything he cares about.

Layla has had enough of men, having gone through a terrible marriage that left her scared and self-conscious.
Haunted by their pasts, both Blake and Layla know what they don’t want.
Their hearts however have other plans.
Can love heal even the most broken of hearts?

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2013
ISBN: 978-1492827436
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Fighting to Forget

Ghosts from Rex Carter’s childhood inhibit him from establishing emotional connections.
Only the feeling of getting smashed on the jaw, the pain of a tattoo needle, or the heat from a piercing can bring him back from the numbness.
All he feels is pain and nothing else.

Georgia Maxwell never dreamt of working at a bar in Las Vegas.
She has for a whole decade followed his career, hoping to one day make amends. She however never anticipated the feeling that seeing him would ignite.
Will she finally find what she has been looking for or will he keep Fighting to Forget?

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2014
ISBN: 978-1497382749
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Fighting The Fall

Eve Dawson has had her fair share of rotten luck.

Having endured a series of unhealthy relationships that have left her resentful and frustrated, she has promised to stay away from men.

Her plan to turn down even the most tenacious of suitors works, until he comes along.

With his fighting career over, a child he wasn’t able to save and a ruined marriage, Cameron Kyle takes the position of CEO of the UFL in a desperate bid to not only rebuild his life, but also find his way back to the octagon.

The last thing he needs is for his attention to be draw to a sass-mouthed girl seventeen years younger than him.

That’s however until an unfortunate incident changes everything.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2014
ISBN: 978-1502512178
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
A Father’s Fight

Having gone through immense sadness and remorse, Blake and Layla have found comfort through their passionate love for each other.

Although they have forgiven each other, can they genuinely forge forward without facing their dark past?

Layla, who is now closer than ever to her due date, has been ignoring the phone calls. Running away from the truth is however easier said than done.

Blake on the other hand is distracted by an email.

Although leaving Layla behind isn’t advisable, Blake needs to head home hoping to reconcile with his father.

And for them to move forward, they’ll have to open up old wounds.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2015
ISBN: 978-1507547625
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Fighting For Forever

They know me as a Hooker and a Slut. I couldn’t care less about it, as a Las Vegas stripper is the perfect cover for me.
I was on a mission to inflict vengeance, until the man I targeted allegedly disappeared, only to be presumed dead.
But as my hope for vengeance died, my hope of finding happiness came alive in the form of a fighter.

They know me as a Baywatch and Mayhem. The one name that however terrifies me is Brother.
I’ve gotten him out of trouble countless times. So I imagine the worst when he turns up in Sin City asking for me.
Turns out the worst is a stunning stripper named Trix.
There’s however something about her, one that I’m going to unmask.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2015
ISBN: 978-1512099102
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Fighting Fate

He has watched her surrender her time and body to men who didn’t deserve her, working and waiting to become the man that she deserves.

But when he finally gets his chance, things turn sour.

Beyond all the men and college parties lies Axelle’s deeply wounded heart. Killian knows it, and he has never left.

That’s until one morning when the ripple effect of her actions become too much even for him.

He goes on to becomes a UFL superstar, while she becomes a woman who no longer needs him around.

Despite having a wounded friendship, the two will learn that even a destined love needs to be fought for.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2016
ISBN: 978-1530343294
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Fighting for Honor

UFL fighter Caleb decides to train in his peaceful childhood home, a place which he left when he eighteen, ahead of his next huge fight.

Distraction however comes to his house in the form of a woman he has never forgotten.

Raised by her grandfather, Honor has lived as an outcast ever since she was banished at a young age.

And when Caleb sees her, feelings from nearly a decade and a half come flooding back—some of which are unpleasant.

Although she would rather have a low profile, being seen in public with the most famous fighter in the world attracts the attention of her childhood persecutors who are not yet done with her.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2017
Ebook: B07FN5DX5W
The Final Fight

While on a weekend trip to Las Vegas to visit his brother, Marine Braeden Daniels crosses paths with a fascinating woman who challenges him in the most unexpected of ways.

Even better is that they want the same things: a good time with no strings attached.

AJ, a Las Vegas performer, is living her dream.

Knowing exactly what it means to have nothing, she will do whatever it takes to make it in life.

Nothing will stop her, until she crosses paths with a sexy Marine.

But just when feelings grow between them after a few breathtaking weekends, Braeden receives a call up from the Marine Corps for a six month deployment.

It’s only six months, right?

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2017
ISBN: 978-1974579617
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Nearly two decades after they exchanged vows, Jonah and Raven are no longer haunted by demanding pimp fathers and life or death ultimatums.

They however have a different kind of nightmare to face.

Sadie, their seventeen-year-old daughter, is about to go on her first real date. The only problem is that her date is the son of Blake “The Snake” Daniels, arguably the biggest playboy in the history of Las Vegas.

Will Raven manage to prevent her husband from killing his daughter’s date?

Is Sadie also destined to join the convent?

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2018
Ebook: B07B3VM5DF

The Mercy Series


Milo Vega was placed in foster care after being left behind with his two younger brothers.

Now a twenty-year-old high-school senior covered in gang ink and working as a janitor, it’s far from the life that he was meant to live.

When a girl with an unusual genetic condition joins the foster family, Milo keeps his distance from the girl he calls Ghostgirl.

That’s however until his protective instincts ignite when she enrolls in school, with the two eventually forming an improbable friendship.

But when an unfortunate event takes place, Milo will put everything on the line just to save her.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2018
ISBN: 978-1720771135
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

The lavish estate of an infamous drug smuggler in Mexico certainly isn’t the worst kind of prison there is.

Although Mercy lives a lonely and isolated life, she is constantly haunted by the nightmares of the muti and the many children just like her who weren’t lucky enough to escape.

Is it possibly that the people who kept her as a child are in Mexico? If so, can she find them?

What begins as a quest for vigilante justice uncovers a chain of human trafficking way darker and far-reaching beyond Milo and Mercy’s wildest imagination.

And when she finally meets the people who kept her, she’ll prove that she’s nothing like the Angel they raised.

Author: J.B. Salsbury
First Release: 2018
ISBN: 978-1728690544
Publisher: Independently published