Tracie Peterson (born 1959) is an author of Christian fiction. She writes many historical novels, with romantic threads in them, as well as writing with other Christian authors on joint novels. Many of her books are published by Bethany House. She originally used the pen name of Janelle Jamison.
Several of her series feature Harvey Girls, who are historically part of the Fred Harvey Company.
Peterson is married to Jim and has 3 children, Jennifer, Julie, and Erik; they live in Montana.
Peterson owns Peterson Ink, Inc. along with her husband Jim, daughter Jennifer, and friend Charity Kauffman. Barbour Publishing uses Peterson Ink to handle the entire production of their Heartsong Presents book line. Heartsong Presents publishes 52 Christian romance books a year, with half of those being contemporary stories and half historical.
published by Bethany House. This series featured the Harvey Girls in each book.
A Shelter of Hope, 1998
Hidden in a Whisper, 1999
A Veiled Reflection, 2000
This series was repackaged in 2005 by the publisher.
Shannon Saga series
Written with James Scott Bell and published by Bethany House. The story of Kit Shannon, a lawyer, in Los Angeles in the 20th century.
City of Angels, 2001
Angels Flight, 2001
Angel of Mercy, 2002
Yukon Quest series
Published by Bethany House: "The late 1800s offered the brave and the desperate an opportunity to flee the world they'd known for the lure of gold in the vast expanses of Alaska."
Treasures of the North, 2001
Ashes and Ice, 2001
Rivers of Gold, 2002
Desert Roses series
Published by Bethany House: "Delight in the Intrigue and Romance of the Harvey Girls of the Old West"
Shadows of the Canyon, 2002
Across the Years, 2003
Beneath a Harvest Sky, 2003
Bells of Lowell series
Written with Judith Miller, published by Bethany House: "Bringing the late 19th-century mill town of Lowell, Massachusetts, to life in a fascinating slice of history."
Daughter of the Loom, 2003
A Fragile Design, 2003
These Tangled Threads, 2003
Lights of Lowell series
Written with Judith Miller, published by Bethany House: "Courage, faith, and love are at the heart of this moving saga of a young woman’s stand for what she knows is right."
A Tapestry of Hope, 2004
A Love Woven True, 2005
The Pattern of her Heart, 2005
Heirs of Montana series
Published by Bethany House: "a one-of-a-kind portrait of 1860s Montana and the strong, spirited men and women who dared to call it home."
Land of my Heart, 2004
The Coming Storm, 2004
To Dream Anew, 2004
The Hope Within, 2005
Alaskan Quest series
Published by Bethany House: "a captivating cast of characters struggles to survive in America's final frontier. The adventure begins when the quiet lives of siblings Jacob and Leah Barringer are interrupted by a familiar face from the past and a stranger with a mysterious mission."
Summer of the Midnight Sun, 2006
Under the Northern Lights, 2006
Whispers of the Winter, 2006
This series continues a focus on the characters from the Yukon Quest series.
Ladies of Liberty series
Published by Bethany House: "centered in the bustling, energetic city of Philadelphia; each book an independent read, these novels will feature winsom heroines engaged in unusual careers for the time"
A Lady of High Regard, 2007
A Lady of Hidden Intent, 2008
A Lady of Secret Devotion, 2008
Broadmoor Legacy series
Written with Judith Miller, published by Bethany House: "a heart-stirring series featuring three young women searching for love and a legacy the 1890s."
A Daughter's Inheritance, 2008
An Unexpected Love, 2008
A Surrendered Heart, 2009
Brides of Gallatin County series
Published by Bethany House: "the story of three sisters running a roadhouse in the Montana Territory"