About Mary Jayne

Mary Jayne Baker is an award-winning romance author from Yorkshire, UK. She is represented by Laura Longrigg at MBA Literary Agents.

Mary Jayne Baker grew up in rural West Yorkshire, right in the heart of Brontë country… and she’s still there. After graduating from Durham University with a degree in English Literature, she dallied with living in cities including London, Nottingham and Cambridge, but eventually came back with her own romantic hero in tow to her beloved Dales, where she first started telling stories about heroines with flaws and the men who love them.

Mary Jayne also writes funny, heartfelt romance novels under the name Lisa Swift.

Recent Titles

A Question of Us

Two best friends. Eight pub quizzes. One shot at love.

The Perfect Fit

This Christmas, happily-ever-after is just a thigh-slap away…

A Bicycle Made for Two

Finalist in the RNA’s Romantic Comedy of the Year Award 2019

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