This week marks a major milestone in my publishing career. Desire After Dark is my 50th book, and it releases 17 days before my 50th birthday. To those who would ask, I didn’t plan that. Like many things in this life, it just sort of worked out that way. I wish I could say I’d […]Continue reading
The other day I posted about my very first book, Treading Water, and the character of Jack, an architect who was the first to appear as a fully formed character, demanding I tell his story back in 2003-2004. Today, my company is named for Jack—HTJB, Inc.,—House That Jack Built. Everything started with Jack, and he […]Continue reading
Courtney Lopes, one half of Designing Women (she and her twin sister, Ashley, are graphic designers for Team Jack), was a bit nervous the first time she met Marie face-to-face. Marie, was, after all, a New York Times bestselling author. But Courtney had nothing to worry about. She had lunch with Marie in Alexandria, Virginia […]Continue reading
Ashley Lopez’s work on Team Jack has allowed her and her husband to be models for the cover of a New York Times bestselling book. As a graphic designer for Marie, her work is also seen by thousands of readers and allows her great creative freedom. Not bad for a part-time gig. Ashley and her […]Continue reading
Starstruck Nikki, Julie and Carter Beauford, drummer for the Dave Matthew Band You can credit the Dave Matthews Band for bringing Nikki Colquhoun into the Marie Force fold. In 2000 Nikki joined an event management company where Julie had been working. Their work focused on one facet of event management, registration. After they circled around […]Continue reading
I love my job so much I rarely even consider a job. It’s something I am fortunate enough and honored to do. I get to work for a friend I’ve had for more than two decades and in whose wedding I was a bridesmaid. To say that my ‘boss’ is one of the most prolific […]Continue reading
Marie Force is the New York Times bestselling author of contemporary romance, including the indie-published Gansett Island Series and the Fatal Series from Harlequin Books. In addition, she is the author of the Butler, Vermont Series, the Green Mountain Series and the erotic romance Quantum Series. In 2019, her new historical Gilded series from Kensington Books will debut with Duchess By Deception.
All together, her books have sold 6.5 million copies worldwide, have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list many times. She is also a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller, a Speigel bestseller in Germany, a frequent speaker and publishing workshop presenter as well as a publisher through her Jack’s House Publishing romance imprint. She is a two-time nominee for the Romance Writers of America’s RITA® award for romance fiction.
Her goals in life are simple—to finish raising two happy, healthy, productive young adults, to keep writing books for as long as she possibly can and to never be on a flight that makes the news.
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