I’m thrilled to welcome my friend, Emma Chase, author of one of my all-time favorite contemporary romances—Tangled—as well as numerous other great books, including her outstanding Legal Briefs Series. Emma, you had me at hello with Drew in Tangled. Part jackass, part adorable, part sexy beast… I remember reading Tangled one afternoon and having the […]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
It happens every time I do any sort of promotion for Treading Water, the inevitable one-star reviews about my “cheating” hero. These comments always take me back more than ten years now, to writing that book and the dilemma I faced on behalf of my character, Jack. His wife is in a coma after a […]Continue reading
I butted up against professional jealousy for the first time in my career this week, and it has made me sad, not just for myself but for the other person involved. In an online forum we were in together, this now-ex-author friend apparently found me to be boastful because I like to talk about what’s […]Continue reading
On Friday, I hosted another installment of my ongoing Friday Night Follies in which readers ask me questions, I give answers and hand out prizes to participants. It’s always a lot of fun, but I do get some of the same questions from one week to the next. One of them, in particular, led me […]Continue reading
I’m giving away some secrets in this new video recorded by the folks at HooplaHa.com, a great site that shares inspirational stories, including mine. You may not know that I was a somewhat lackluster student and my early rejections as an author counted into the hundreds. Well, don’t let me tell you too much. See […]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. Duchess By Deception is the first in her new historical romance Gilded Series, that will continue with Deceived By Desire in September 2019..
Her books have sold more than 7.5 million copies worldwide, have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list 29 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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