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Cover reveal for the next Gansett Island book!

DesireAfterDark500Many of you saw this in the back of Celebration After Dark, but just in case you missed it, here is the cover of the next book, DESIRE AFTER DARK, featuring Slim and Erin! Here’s what you can expect:
Tobias “Slim” Jackson has the perfect life as a pilot on Gansett Island in the summer and in Florida in the winter. He’s happiest when he’s in the air, or at least that was the case before last summer when he met Erin Barton, Gansett Island’s newest lighthouse keeper. Now he can’t seem to find his usual enthusiasm for flying, winter in the sunny South or anything that doesn’t include her.
Erin has been stuck on pause since she lost her twin brother. She’ll tell you herself that her life has been a hot mess since Toby died. After dropping out of law school, she’s flitted from one pointless job to another, existing rather than truly living. Then she comes to Gansett Island to take over as the new lighthouse keeper and meets Slim, who happens to share her beloved brother’s first name. That small coincidence is enough to convince Erin that she needs to spend more time with the dashing pilot—except for the fact that he’s spending the winter more than a thousand miles from her.
Now Slim’s come home to Gansett for the holidays and to hopefully pick up where he left off with Erin. He’s got twelve days before he’s due back in Florida to finish out the remainder of his winter obligations. A lot can happen in twelve days, but will it be enough to convince Erin that it’s time to start truly living again? Read Slim and Erin’s story and catch up with the rest of the Gansett Island cast in Desire After Dark!
I’m aiming for a May release, but I reserve the right to change the date if needed. So far, it’s available for preorder at iBooks and will be coming to other retailers closer to the release date. To keep updated on this release and others, make sure you’re on my newsletter mailing list at, left side where it asks for your name and email address.
So what do you think of the cover? Do tell!

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Annette OMullan - December 18, 2015

Great cover! I can’t wait to read Desire After Dark. Thanks for all the wonderful book series!

Tammy King - December 18, 2015

Oh my gosh Marie, I absolutely LOVE the cover. I so cannot wait to read Slim and Erin’s story! I have a good feeling that their romance will be yet another love story on Gansett Island! Is it May yet?!?! LOL

Jennifer Kerfien - December 18, 2015

I love cover and cannot wait to read this story! I just love the island and all the characters!

Kathleen Bylsma - December 18, 2015

Love the cover and the premise…will be reading this for sure!

Delaine McLafferty - December 18, 2015

Great cover and I know the book will be great just like the rest. Congratulations again on the great series. Merry Christmas.

Mary Smith - December 18, 2015

Can’t wait for this book and for Rapturous. Just keep them coming.

Marie White Mason - December 18, 2015

The cover is awesome! Love the clouds, can’t wait to read it. I always look so forward to your books, they make me so happy. Please don’t ever stop writing.

Norma - December 18, 2015

I love the cover Marie. I am ready for this book.

Denise - December 18, 2015

I am so ready.

Ronda R. Brewer - December 18, 2015

I absolutely love the cover and can’t wait for the book to come out. i’m having with drawls which i really don’t want to have. i’m so addicted to The Gansett Stories. I can’t get enough of them. of course I have the same problem with the others also. awesome.


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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 12 million copies worldwide, have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have appeared on the New York Tmes 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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