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Meet Team Jack

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 and I have grown a nice little house that includes many of my closest friends and family members working alongside me. I thought it would be fun to introduce you to each of them and tell you how they came to be part of Jack’s team. Without further ado, meet my “girls.”

Team Jack from left to right: Cheryl, Holly, Isabel, Lisa, Marie, Julie, Karen, Nikki and Ashley

Team Jack from left to right: Cheryl, Holly, Isabel, Lisa, Marie, Julie, Karen, Nikki and Ashley

Karen Kuzminski (third from right), a high school friend of Marie’s, is our “yogi,” teaching yoga classes to Marie and Jack’s team at Marie’s house.

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Marie Force is the New York Times bestselling author of contemporary romance, romantic suspense and erotic romance. Her indie-published series include Gansett Island, First Family, Treading Water, Butler Vermont, Quantum and Miami Nights. She’s also the author of the Green Mountain and Fatal Series.

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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