About Jefferson Parrish
Jefferson Parrish came late to romance, in more ways than one. Eastern educated and Southern simmered, he's a homebody who loves to cook and garden with Kevin, his partner of twenty years. Dogs and books are his passions.
Life experiences have given him a largely comic view of life. For this reason, his prose doesn't feature villains. While his characters may hate each other with a passion, Jefferson smiles on their foibles benignly and loves them all equally.
He lives in San Francisco and visits his native New Orleans as often as he can, but never in summer. His characters, though, thrive in the Southern heat, and he loves living there vicariously with them. You can drop him a line at