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Julie Cross


Julie Cross

Julie Cross is a NYT and USA Today bestselling author of New Adult and Young Adult fiction, including the Tempest series, a young adult science fiction trilogy which includes TEMPEST, VORTEX, TIMESTORM (St. Martin’s Press).

She’s also the author of Letters to Nowhere series, Whatever Life Throws at You, Third Degree, Halfway Perfect, and many more to come!

Julie lives in Central Illinois with her husband and three children. She’s a former gymnast, longtime gymnastics fan, coach, and former Gymnastics Program Director with the YMCA.

She’s a lover of books, devouring several novels a week, especially in the young adult and new adult genres.

Outside of her reading and writing credibility’s, Julie Cross is a committed–but not talented–long distance runner, creator of imaginary beach vacations, Midwest bipolar weather survivor, expired CPR certification card holder, as well as a ponytail and gym shoe addict.

Julie Cross

Books by Julie Cross

by Julie Cross - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Love & Romance, Relationships, Romance, Sports, Young Adult 13+

Brooke never expected to find herself in the tiny town of Juniper Falls and she feels like she’s losing it…until she finds Juniper Falls girls' hockey. Jake, captain of the hockey team, is on top of the world. Until one hazing ritual gone wrong lands him injured and finding himself enjoying his “punishment” as assistant coach for the girls’ team. As Jake and Brooke grow closer, he finds the quiet new girl is hiding a persona full of life, ideas and experiences bigger and broader than anything he’s ever known. 

by Julie Cross - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Sports, Young Adult 13+

Haley Stevenson seems like she's got it all together: cheer captain, "Princess" of Juniper Falls and voted Most Likely to Get Things Done. But below the surface, she's struggling with a less-than-stellar GPA and still reeling from the loss of her first love. Fletcher Scott has always been the invisible guy, warming the bench on the hockey team. Suddenly, he's finding he wants more: more time on the ice, and more time with his infuriatingly perfect summer-school study partner. But leave it to a girl who requires perfection to shake up a boy who's ready to break all the rules.

by Julie Cross - Fiction, Romance, Sports, Young Adult 14+
Claire O’Connor is back in Juniper Falls, but that doesn’t mean she wants to be. Just long enough to take care of her father and keep the family business --- a hockey bar beside the ice rink --- afloat. After that, she’s getting the hell out. Again. Enter Tate Tanley. What happened between them the night before she left town resurfaces the second they lay eyes on each other. But the guy she remembers has been replaced by a total hottie. When Tate is unexpectedly called in to take over for the hockey team’s star goalie, suddenly he’s in the spotlight and on his way to becoming just another egotistical varsity hockey player. 
by Julie Cross - Fiction, Romance, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

When former con artist Eleanor Ames’s homecoming date commits suicide, she’s positive there’s something more going on. The more questions she asks, though, the more she crosses paths with Miles Beckett. He’s sexy, mysterious, arrogant...and he’s asking all the same questions. Eleanor might not trust him --- she doesn’t even like him --- but they can’t keep their hands off of each other.

by Julie Cross and Mark Perini - Dating, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Finley is used to being the glue that holds everyone together but that isn't landing her the high paying modeling jobs, which are what Finley needs if she is going to reopen her mother's dance studio. Enter Eddie. He's intense, driven and he completely charms Finley. The last thing she wants is another commitment, but when she's with Eddie, their chemistry takes over and she can let go of her responsibilities and just be. Except Eddie is hiding a secret. And when it surfaces, he and Finley are going to have to choose between their love for each other and everything else...

by Julie Cross - Fiction, Science Fiction, Thriller, Youth Fiction

The battle between the Tempest Division and Eyewall comes to a shocking conclusion in TIMESTORM --- the final installment of Julie Cross's Tempest trilogy, where the need for survival stretches the boundaries of history, both past and future, and the world Jackson Meyer once knew is a place forever marked by the detrimental effects of time travel.