B. J. Daniels is an American author of contemporary romance novels, primarily in the subgenre of romantic suspense. She has won a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award and a Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award.
Daniels was born in Texas but spent much of her life living in Montana. She decided that she wanted to be a writer when she turned eight years old. At age thirty she changed jobs to work at a newspaper as a feature's writer and editor. In her spare time, she wrote short stories, and in 1987 she sold a short story to Woman's World. She sold them 35 more short stories before writing her first novel. This book, Odd Man Out, was sold to the Harlequin Intrigue line of contemporary romantic suspense category romance novels. It was nominated for Best First Book and Best Intrigue for 1995 in the Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Awards.
Four of Daniels' books have been nominated for Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Awards, with her novel Premeditated Marriage winning in 2002, which the magazine described as "a suspenseful tale, blended artfully with a romance". Romantic Times also awarded her a Career Achievement Award for Series Romantic Suspense in 2002.