Jayne Castle is an American author best known for writing paranormal futuristic novels of romantic suspense. Jayne Castle is the maiden name and pen name of Jayne Ann Krentz. Under her Castle name, Jayne published the Futuristic World of St. Helen’s series and the Guinevere Jones series.

Early in her career, Castle signed a contract with one of her publishers that allowed them to own the name Jayne Castle. After leaving that publisher, she was not allowed to publish books under the name Jayne Castle for ten years. This lead to her using a variety of pen names during that time including Jayne Taylor, Jayne Bentley, Stephanie James and Amanda Glass. Psychic talent is a trademark of Jayne’s work as her books are set far in the future in a world where everyone has a psychic talent.

Publication Order of Futuristic World of St. Helen's Books

Amaryllis (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Zinnia (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Orchid (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Futuristic World of Harmony: Ghost Hunters Books

Bridal Jitters (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
After Dark (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
After Glow (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ghost Hunter (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silver Master (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Light (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Obsidian Prey (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Illusion Town (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Futuristic World of Harmony: Rainshadow Books

Canyons of Night (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lost Night (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deception Cove (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hot Zone (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Siren's Call (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Illusion Town (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Guinevere Jones Books

The Desperate Game (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chilling Deception (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sinister Touch (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fatal Fortune (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Vintage of Surrender (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queen of Hearts (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gentle Pirate (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wagered Weekend (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Right of Possession (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bargain With The Devil (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Man's Protection (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Relentless Adversary (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Affair of Risk (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spellbound (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Negotiated Surrender (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Power Play (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conflict of Interest (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Double Dealing (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trading Secrets (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Charmed(1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Jayne Castle Books, You’ll Love…

After Dark is the first book in the Ghost Hunters series. The book follows Lydia Smith, a para-archaeologist, who is feeling stressed out from a nasty incident at an alien tomb. She begins working part-time at a low-budget museum as she tries to get her career back on track. Then one day she finds a dead body in one of the exhibits at the museum. Making matters more complicated is her latest client is one of the most dangerous men in the city.

The Guinevere Jones series starts with The Desperate Game. Jones owns a small temp agency that she is struggling to keep afloat. As if money wasn’t tight enough, she is now being blackmailed. Security consultant Zac is the one doing it as he needs her help to solve a computer crime. However, as she works closely with him she finds herself growing closer to him as she finds herself caught in a web of suspense and danger.

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