Janice Kaiser earned her doctorate in English from the University of California, Davis, studying 17th century British literature before going on to earn a law degree (though she never practiced law). She also taught English at the University of San Francisco. Her husband is also an author for Harlequin, publishing under the name R.J. Kaiser. R.J. Kaiser was the co-author of two of the Janice Kaiser titles, including Harmony.
As an author for the Harlequin Intrigue imprint, Janice Kaiser published one novel. Kaiser wrote 18 titles for the Harlequin Temptation line. She has also written for Silhouette Desire.