Jamie McGillen

Pacific Northwest Author


Thanku: Poems of Gratitude


Published: 9/3/2019

How do you give thanks?

Gratitude isn’t something we need to save up for a special holiday. What are you grateful for right now, today?

This anthology brings together a diverse group of poets who express gratitude for everything from ...

Praise for Thanku: Poems of Gratitude

"Beautifully written and illustrated, this book reminds us that there are many simple things in life for which we can be grateful every day. It’s also a fantastic tool for teaching young children about different forms of poetry. A delight!"...

In Sight of the Mountain

Published: 9/19/2019

In the devastating aftermath of the 1889 Great Seattle Fire, nineteen-year-old Anna Gallagher faces considerable pressure to marry well and soon. But she has no intention of giving up her freedom to keep house. She wants to be the first wom...

Praise for In Sight of the Mountain

"An engaging escapade with a feisty female lead." — Kirkus Reviews

"A beautifully written story. A must-read for those who are striving to fulfill their dreams..." — Seattle Book Review

"An epic and gripping work of historical fiction... the ...

In Light of the Summit

The Rainier Series, Book 2

Published: 1/15/2021

This book received the Gold Medal in the YA Adventure Category in the Readers' Favorite International Book Awards!

After Anna Gallagher's first climb on Mt. Rainier, she faces a new challenge-enduring the ridicule and threats that come with...

Praise for In Light of the Summit

"I love how independent, strong, and brave the female characters are in this book. [...] This book has something for everyone. It has female friendships, romance, mystery, history, and adventure. If you are looking for a new historical fict...

In the Heart of Paradise

The Rainier Series, Book 3

Published: 11/2/2021

The Rainier Series continues with book 3!

When Anna discovers she’s with child, it doesn’t feel as wonderful as she’d imagined. She quickly feels trapped between the doctors blaming her for her morning sickness, older women...