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Scarred - Advance Reading Copies

I was so excited to get this in the mail yesterday. These are official advance reader copies of my upcoming New Adult Romance series. Keep reading for more info!

Title: Scarred
Author: Marie Long
Series: The Anderson Brothers, #1
Genre: New Adult, Contemporary Romance

Sometimes, love comes with a price…

The past is always gonna try and bring you down, but you gotta fight. Fight hard for what you love. Fight to win is what twenty-two-year-old Dominick Anderson believes, but his life is a struggle. Growing up with a violent father has made Dominick slow to love and trust, and he relies on his brother Kevin to keep him on a straight path. Dominick fights his demons every day, every night. Now a sophomore at the University of Washington and working a steady job at a mechanic’s shop, Dominick wants to create a better life and find the future his father never wanted him to have.

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Cover Reveal: Heal

Heal is the fourth book of the Punk series, by P.J. Post. Look for it Feb. 26, 2015. Today, I am showing off the cover!


Connor Clay pissed off the wrong people.

Now Connor and Beth are on the run from the police for a murder he never committed, hiding from her father’s thugs and racing to stay one step ahead of Curtis Ray Lamont, a psychotic drug dealer lusting for revenge.

Connor can taste everything he ever wanted in life: forgiveness, acceptance and love. And her name is Bethany Warner, but to save her, he’ll have to survive betrayal, sacrifice and a .45 caliber bullet.

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Emerald City Opener – Took Second Place!

Back in August, I had mentioned my New Adult romance story, “Scarred” had become a finalist in the Emerald City Opener. Well, I’m happy to announce that it took second place overall, with a final judging from Leis Pederson of Berkley/Penguin. Unfortunately, her overall scores were low, so I assume it’s not something she’s looking for. But I’m certainly not letting that discourage me. I have some awesome things in store for my series.

My updates have been slow due to the fact I’ve been busy these past few months with with National Novel Writing Month this month, and last month, I attended my first-ever RWA conference, the Moonlight and Magnolias in Georgia. I had such a great time and met so many other great authors and made friends. I would like to try and go again next year, if I can.

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