Jessica Topper is an ex-librarian turned rock nâ roll number cruncher.
She can trace her love for the written word back to age three, when she memorized Maurice Sendakâs Chicken Soup with Rice in its entirety. After her daughter was born in 2001, Jessica left the Manhattan library world and began working for her husbandâs music management company. He offered her a part-time job so she could âstay home for the babyâs first yearâ and pursue her dream of writing. The baby is now thirteen years old, and Jessica has been working her âfull-time, sold-her-soul-for-rock-n-roll jobâ as Office Manager for veteran jam band moe. in their Buffalo, NY headquarters. By day, she does bookkeeping for touring rock bands. By night, she creates books of her own. She is the author of two novels from Berkley: LOUDER THAN LOVE (September 2013), and DICTATORSHIP OF THE DRESS (January 2015). Watch for COURTSHIP OF THE CAKE, the second in her âMuch âI Doâ About Nothingâ series, releasing in June 2015.
Topper's e-book novella, DEEPER THAN DREAMS, will be available in
August, and bridges SOFTER THAN STEEL, the long-awaited September
follow-up novel to LOUDER THAN LOVE.
Jessica is a member of the Western New York Romance Writers, a PAN member of the Romance Writers of America, and belongs to the Womenâs Fiction Writers Association.