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A Q&A With Marie!

I’m getting lots and lots of emails about what I’m working on, when the next Gansett book is coming, when the new Vermont series will debut with Grayson and Emma’s story and when the next Quantum book will be out. You have questions, and I have answers. Here’s the latest and greatest:

Q: When can we expect Mallory’s Gansett Island story Light After Dark?GansettIsland_logo_update_1

A: I am working on her book now. If all goes well in October, you MAY see it by the end of November, but I can’t promise that yet. You know me, I like to under promise and over deliver. I don’t like to disappoint my readers, so I don’t give firm estimates until I am SURE I can honor them.

butlerpms3435 Q: What’s up with the Green Mountain Series and when can we expect Every Little Thing?

A: As I’ve mentioned, I’m no longer working with the publisher of the Green Mountain Series. I will be taking the series indie with a new series name—the Butler Vermont Series—and a new book 1, Every Little Thing. EVERY SINGLE LITTLE THING you love about the GM series will carry over into the new series, which will pick up right where Ain’t She Sweet left off. Same Fred the Moose, same Elmer and Lincoln, same store, same characters and MUCH more to come. I don’t yet have a release date for Every Little Thing, but I am working on it and if all goes well, it could be out before the end of the year, but again, no promises until I’m SURE I can deliver. I’m really looking forward to diving in deep to Grayson and Emma’s sweet story that will feature her adorable daughter, Simone, as well as more from Emma’s sister, Lucy, and her fiancé, Colton Abbott. After Every Little Thing, readers can look forward to Wade Abbott’s long-awaited story. Stay tuned for more from Butler!

Q: What’s up next with Quantum?Print

A: Book Six, Delirious, will feature hotshot Hollywood producer Kristian Bowman and single mom/cancer survivor Aileen Gifford. The sparks have been flying between these two unlikely lovers for quite some time, and when Aileen and her kids relocate from New York to Los Angeles things start to get very, very real. I’m so looking forward to writing this one, as well as the book after that, which will feature Marlowe Sloane. Readers are asking about Emmett and Leah, another potential couple in the making as well as Sebastian, Gordan and Devon Black, all of whom have piqued your interest for more. Here’s the deal—I love writing Quantum and hope to keep it going for a good long time, but the sales have been less than what I’d like to see. Over the next few months, I’ll be promoting it hard and hoping to see it really take off with Delirious, which will be out in 2017. I’ll be going in yet another new direction with the cover of Delirious and continuing to try to find the sweet spot for this series (pun intended). Hopefully, we will get there and see lots more from our favorite Hollywood team. I’ll keep you posted!

Q: What are Sam and Nick up to these days?

A: I am finishing up book 11, Fatal Threat, this week. I’ve seen the cover for that one, and I love it. I hope we can reveal it soon. I’m hearing a mid-2017 release date for Threat, but I don’t know anything for sure yet. My editor has signed off on the proposals for Fatal Chaos and Fatal Invasion, so more to come after Fatal Threat.

Q: Please oh please, tell us there’s more to come in the Treading Water series?!treading-water

A: There’s more to come in the Treading Water Series. You lovely readers have worn me down, and I do hope to write Maggie’s story in 2017. You’re hearing it here first. I don’t know anything yet other than I’m going to put that book on the writing schedule. As soon as there’s more to tell, you’ll be the first to know! There. Happy now? Hahah!

Q: Will you write more standalone novels after Sex Machine?

A: Absolutely! I have another one started that is not at all related to Sex Machine that I plan to title Sex God. Are you seeing the pattern? These books will NOT be a series, but will be tied together through their titles. Sex God is about a Miami neurosurgeon in need of a reputation overhaul and the earnest PR executive assigned to “fix” him. The opening of this book is one of my favorites ever—I wrote it years ago and never finished it. I hope to finish it in 2017.

Q: What else is in the works? A: Another big new standalone book, in the tradition of Treading Water. It’s what I like to call a “dilemma” book, and I’m SUPER DUPER excited about it. That’s all I can say for now, but if there’s more to say later, you know I’ll tell you when I can. 🙂 

Here’s a question for you: what are you most excited about after reading my answers? Here’s another one for you: Are you excited to read Sex Machine next week? Have you heard about the big giveaway for Sex Machine? Oh wait, that’s two more questions. Here’s the lowdown on the giveaway for SM: purse-1

RELEASE WEEK GIVEAWAY! GRAND PRIZE (1 Winner) How would you like to win this GORGEOUS Coach purse along with:

  1. A signed copy of Sex Machine
  2. A $50 Amazon or iTunes gift card (winner’s choice)
  3. A full set of series charm bracelets (silver or gold)
  4. Three other books (winner’s choice and based on availability) and swag
  5. A 15-minute phone or FaceTime call with ME!

SECOND & THIRD PRIZES (1 winner each):

  1. A signed copy of Sex Machine
  2. A $50 Amazon or iTunes gift card (winner’s choice)
  3. A full set of series charm bracelets (silver or gold)

To enter to win this fun release week prize package, here’s what you have to do:

  1. Make plans to read Sex Machine during release week (Monday, September 26 through Saturday, October 1. Contest ends at midnight EDT on October 1.)
  2. Take a short 12-15 question quiz on the content of the book
  3. Join my newsletter mailing list
  4. LIKE my  Facebook page

WATCH FOR A LINK TO THE QUIZ NEXT WEEK in the release day newsletter and on Facebook! That’s all! Easy enough right? Get ready to read my first standalone novel in FIVE YEARS! Add to your to-be-read list at Goodreads! SexMachine200




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Marie Force is the New York Times bestselling author of contemporary romance, romantic suspense and erotic romance. Her series include Fatal, First Family, Gansett Island, Butler Vermont, Quantum, Treading Water, Miami Nights and Wild Widows.

Her books have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide, have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have appeared on the New York Times bestseller more than 30 times. She is also a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller, as well as a Speigel bestseller in Germany.

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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