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Phenomenal Touch new release

Hey, readers! Just wanted to pop in here and let you know about my new boxed set. Phenomenal Touch, a supernatural romance series starter collection, is now available… 😀

Blurb:

In this never-seen-before union of tales, you’ll discover three full mystical stories by Marie Lavender. Finally, a collection that fans can sink their teeth into! From light contemporary fantasy romance to space opera, to all out fangs and sensual moments, this starter set has everything a paranormal/fantasy/sci-fi romance book lover could want…

MAGICK & MOONLIGHT

Jessie hides her magickal secret to protect herself from Ethan, the town’s new resident. But she never imagined casting a simple spell could turn out so wrong, and oh, so right.

BLUE VISION

Brooke isn’t sure what to make of Colin, the mysterious stranger with those striking eyes in the cold Montana wilderness. But she gets way more than she bargained for when a vacation fling turns into danger for the whole planet.

SECOND NATURE

Vampires are real! Not only must Desiree come to grips with that fact – plus the perils involved in such a discovery – but also, she must contend with her odd attraction to a strange creature named Alec. Plus, there’s the notion that her origins might be far different than she once thought.

Get your copy of a sexy, supernatural, specialty boxed set today!

Universal reader link:  https://books2read.com/PhenomenalTouch

Goodreads:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/57051985-phenomenal-touch

BookBub:  https://www.bookbub.com/books/phenomenal-touch-a-supernatural-romance-series-starter-collection-and-boxed-set-collections-and-boxed-sets-by-marie-lavender

Yes, this is in ebook and print format! 😉

Happy reading!

New reviews, a cool live event, and help us out with a poll!

Hi there, readers! Here are a few ultra-new book reviews for my latest book release, a historical romance titled Upon Your Return





https://marielavender.com/about/my-books/upon-your-return/

Also, I’m doing a Facebook Live Q&A session next week, on Wednesday, December 9th. So, not only join us for that, but also our book launch party for a chance to win some awesome prizes! 😉

And to determine what ya’ll are really looking for, here’s a nice poll you can participate in. No worries, it’s only one question! 😀

Hope to see you at the release party on the 9th, and also during the Facebook Live event!

As always, stay safe and happy reading! ♥

Historical Romance New Release

Hi, readers! Just thought I’d pop in and let you know that Upon Your Return, my historical romance novel and book one of the Heiresses in Love Series, is now live! Woo hoo! ♥

https://books2read.com/UYR

I am with a new publisher for this series, and I am so excited about the second edition release! 😀 Learn more details below…

Book Title: Upon Your Return (book one of the Heiresses in Love Series)

Release Date: November 23, 2020

Genre: Historical Romance

Tagline: Utterly captivated by a man who rescues her one night, Fara embarks on an unexpected journey.

Blurb:

Award-winning Author Marie Lavender brings excitement and passion to two coastal France towns in this captivating love story about a young heiress and a devilishly charming ship captain.

A French heiress, a ship’s captain, and numerous obstacles to struggle through.

Fara Bellamont has always dreamed of having adventures and discovering love. She finds herself captivated by Captain Grant Hill who rescues her one fateful night.

Grant’s fascination with Fara must overcome social expectations, war, and lies, if they are to stay together.
With a long-time yearning neither has managed to achieve, the pair must fight to attain their deepest desire…
Happiness.

If you like Christi Caldwell, you’re going to love the works of Marie Lavender and Upon Your Return.

Book Links

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/50608073-upon-your-return

BookBub: https://www.bookbub.com/books/upon-your-return-the-heiresses-in-love-series-book-1-by-marie-lavender

Universal Reader Purchase Link: https://books2read.com/UYR

Publisher Link: https://www.foundationsbooks.net/book/upon-your-return/

Book Page on Author Website: https://marielavender.com/about/my-books/upon-your-return/

Follow the series on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HeiressesinLove/

I hope you get a chance to check out this romance novel! Plus, it’s on sale for $2.99 in all ebook formats this week, just in time for the holiday! 😉


https://marielavender.com/about/my-books/upon-your-return/

Happy Thanksgiving, and stay safe! 🦃🍒🥧

Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash

Cover Reveal – Upon Your Return

Hi, readers! Just wanted to pop in here and let you know that we have an official book cover for Upon Your Return, my first historical romance novel.

Yes, this novel was available years ago, but after getting the rights back last year, I began resubmitting the manuscript to other publishers. Foundations Books took on the Victorian maritime romance series, and in ten days, the second edition of this book will release. So, be sure to grab a copy on November 23rd. Follow my author page on Amazon or BookBub to receive new release notifications, add it to your Goodreads wishlist, or you may go ahead and pre-order a copy today! 😉

OMG, didn’t they do a lovely job on this? I am so excited! ♥

Also, please feel free to drop by my official launch party on Facebook in December, for a chance to learn more information and win other cool prizes.

Thanks for your time, and have a great weekend, everyone! 🙂

New Book Coming Soon

Hi, readers! I just wanted to jump in here and let you know that I officially have a release date for the second edition of Upon Your Return. Yay! 😀

I am so excited to know that the Heiresses trilogy, my first historical romance series, is quickly returning to us. I’m not allowed to show the book cover just yet, but I’ll tell you when I can. Let’s just say it’s a fabulous cover! 😉

 

Mark your calendars for the release date on this book. It’s coming out on November 23rd. That’s right, this year!

Anyway, have a wonderful weekend! ♥

♥♥♥ A cover contest with BLUE VISION! ♥♥♥

If you liked the cover of my book,
Blue Vision (The Code of Endhivar Book 1), please vote for it for the Cover of the Month contest on AllAuthor.com!

Click to Vote for the cover on AllAuthor!

😀

Also, starting yesterday, voting began for the Critters Annual Readers Poll for titles published in 2019. Now until January 14th, you can vote for this same sci-fi romance in the Romance and Science Fiction categories!

Have a great weekend!

A Sci-Fi Romance You Just Can’t Miss!

Hi, readers! Just wanted to inform you that Blue Vision, a science fiction romance and book one of the Code of Endhivar Series, is available on Amazon again. I republished it this week…yay! 🙂

https://books2read.com/u/bpEJZW
https://books2read.com/u/bpEJZW

If you need to get it from somewhere other than Amazon, it is on Smashwords now, and should be distributed to Barnes & Noble and Kobo soon. 

In any case, if you’ve never read this book, I hope you have a chance to do so. I guarantee you’ll enjoy Brooke and Colin’s journey the way I loved writing the story. 😉

Happy reading, as always! And have a wonderful holiday season!

Heiresses in Love Trilogy by Marie Lavender💕 Spotlight & EXCLUSIVE eBook Bundle Giveaway 💕 (Historical Romance)

PLEASE check out this beautiful post for a chance to win a copy of my historical romance boxed set! ♥

Source: Heiresses in Love Trilogy by Marie Lavender💕 Spotlight & EXCLUSIVE eBook Bundle Giveaway 💕 (Historical Romance)

Romance Novel Memories, Plus a Reader Poll!

Romance Novel Memories, Plus a Reader Poll!

 

Do you remember the first romance novel you ever read, or even which romance story in a film, that made you ‘swoon’?

As a child I’d always been swept away by the tales of Snow White, Cinderella or Sleeping Beauty. And romantic comedy movies were wonderful! While I was growing up, I savored the Mary Anne/Logan couple dynamics in The Baby-Sitters Club book series.

Being a writer and a bookworm at heart, however, I must be true to my passion. The first romance novel I remember being simply thrilled with was Annette Curtis Klause’s The Silver Kiss. I was browsing my library at school. I think was about twelve or thirteen. I had just finished two other reads, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (YA historical), and Say Goodnight, Gracie (YA fiction/drama).

I needed a change, something altogether different. And it worked well, since I’ve always been fascinated with the supernatural.

The Silver Kiss turned my fledgling romantic’s heart on its axis. It was the first paranormal romance I ever encountered, even though the title was aimed at young adults.

Sa-wooon! The chemistry between Zoe and Simon is undeniable.

Do you remember the novel that made you rethink the whole romance genre?

I recall sneaking my mom’s Harlequin books when she wasn’t around. But the year I turned sixteen, we went on vacation to Tennessee. For the first time ever while I was on break then, we stayed in a fancy cabin and I had my own room. That evening, the writing observer in me couldn’t leave the place alone. I just had to snoop! 😉

Lo and behold, there was a somewhat worn copy of Catherine Coulter’s Devil’s Embrace, tucked into a nook. I wasn’t sure if the owners meant for an occupant to have a book to read while staying there, or if a previous tenant had left it behind. I was always a bit of a night owl, so I dove into uncharted waters. I wasn’t disappointed!

Needless to say, as the novel was a true bodice ripper in style, it blew away all my expectations for a romance story. I never knew historicals could be so hot! ♥♥♥

Coulter is at fault, setting the stage for me to read slightly dark, racier reads later on. LOL.

So…what about you? Do you recall the romance books that first compelled and inspired you?

Let’s take a poll. Your answers will probably be limited in the polls, but feel free to go into more detail in the comment thread below. Tell us your history as a romance reader! 🙂

Give us more info below…

Which romance novel did you first read, and where were you at the time? Same goes for the second question.

Which novel caused you to rethink the whole romance genre?

I look forward to your responses! 😀

Two great reviews!

Awesome news! I just stumbled across two new reviews for my books…

HEIRESSES IN LOVE TRILOGY (boxed set)

BP34

Hours of Reading Pleasure

April 13, 2019

Format: Kindle Edition

Three box set that includes Upon Your Return, Upon Your Honor, and Upon Your Love. Three heiresses and their love life. Hours of reading pleasure for your enjoyment. A little maritime adventure and a whole lot of love. I read an advance reader copy and voluntarily chose to review. Well written with likeable characters and engaging stories.

BLOOD INSTINCTS – book two of the Blood at First Sight Series

Keti

Fantastic! An incredible fantasy story!

April 22, 2019

Format: Kindle Edition

A fantastic story that you will love.
Wonderful and magic characters… that will surprise you with their ability and capability…
A story full of twists… a journey toward the research for who one is and happiness…
I’m looking forward to the next book in this series.

I received an advance review copy for free, and I am leaving this review voluntarily.

Yay! This is so exciting! 😀

EvidenceMutumbu

Kingdom marriages,business and lifestyle

Confessions Of Passion

The finest filth

Walking Daddy Home

Spirituality and Love

Jeanna Louise Skinner

Happily Ever After with a Sprinkling of Magic

STORYTELLER

His Gospel - My Life

The Words Kraft

Writing-Blogging-Editing-Journalism

Murray Robertson (photography & poems)

I make photographs and poems to please myself (and share them to please you).

wilsonreeves

A modern business theme

Pass Me That Book

I read and review fiction.

Romance and Coffee

“It was a lean dark brig, and Morgan's eyes widened at the sight of its rakish lines in the moonlight."

C.B. Powell writer

Writer, musician and author.

NEO GRAPHICS

love is art .and .love is kind (neo)

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