Mary Ann Marlowe

New Book Deal

New Book Deal

Thrilled to be working on my 4th book with Kensington!

Pitch Wars 2018 Wish List #TeamTwueWuv

Pitch Wars 2018 Wish List #TeamTwueWuv

I’m so excited to be back for my FOURTH year mentoring Pitch Wars!! I love this community, and I look forward to bringing someone new into #TeamTwueWuv. We are happy family. This year, my very first mentee, Laura Elizabeth, will be helping me, which is a special thrill for me.  You can follow her on […]

Why should you enter Pitch Wars?

Why should you enter Pitch Wars?

The Pitch Wars submission window will be upon us before long, and many authors will be gearing up to enter this not-a-contest. So many, in fact, that the chances of getting in will be long. Your odds are better straight querying than to get picked as a mentee, so why should anyone bother? I’m not […]

The Query That Worked

The Query That Worked

The book that would become SOME KIND OF MAGIC was the third MS I queried. From 54 queries, I received 15 partial or full requests, followed by an offer from Dystel and Goderich.  The title of my book has been changed, and you can see how much the back cover copy retained elements of my query […]

German Foreign Rights sold for DATING BY THE BOOK

German Foreign Rights sold for DATING BY THE BOOK

It is a thrill and a half to me that my next book DATING BY THE BOOK will be translated into German. German is my third language — not nearly as good as my French, but worlds better than my Spanish. I was once married to a German and I spent a great deal of […]

SOME KIND OF MAGIC is a finalist in the Colorado Romance Writers Beverley contest

So pleased that SOME KIND OF MAGIC finaled in the Contemporary Romance category of the Colorado Romance Writers Beverley contest. The Beverley  

SOME KIND OF MAGIC is finalist in the Toronto Romance Writers Northern Hearts contest

SOME KIND OF MAGIC is finalist in the Toronto Romance Writers Northern Hearts contest

So thrilled that SOME KIND OF MAGIC has finaled in the Contemporary Romance category of the TRW Northern Hearts contest.

SOME KIND OF MAGIC - Finalist in the Contemporary Romance Writers Stiletto Contest

SOME KIND OF MAGIC – Finalist in the Contemporary Romance Writers Stiletto Contest

Thrilled to learn that SOME KIND OF MAGIC has finaled in the Contemporary Romance Writers Stiletto Contest! 2018 Stiletto Contest Finalists

A CRAZY KIND OF LOVE - Winner of the 2018 Desert Rose RWA Golden Quill Published Authors' Contest

A CRAZY KIND OF LOVE – Winner of the 2018 Desert Rose RWA Golden Quill Published Authors’ Contest

I entered contests with both my books just hoping to possibly final in one or two, and I’d be happy with that. I certainly never expected my little book A Crazy Kind of Love to actually win one of them. So imagine my shock when I got the email from Desert Rose RWA that my […]

A CRAZY KIND OF LOVE is a Desert Rose RWA Golden Quill finalist

A CRAZY KIND OF LOVE is a Desert Rose RWA Golden Quill finalist

A CRAZY KIND OF LOVE is a finalist for the 2018 Desert Rose RWA Golden Quill.  

Some Kind of Magic is a finalist in the National Readers' Choice Award

Some Kind of Magic is a finalist in the National Readers’ Choice Award

SOME KIND OF MAGIC has been selected as an OKRWA National Readers’ Choice Award finalist!      

Some Kind of Magic is a finalist in the VRW HOLT Medallion contest

Some Kind of Magic is a finalist in the VRW HOLT Medallion contest

Some Kind of Magic is a finalist in the Virginia Romance Writers HOLT Medallion contest for Best Long Contemporary AND Best First Book AND Best Book by a Virginia Author. I’m over the moon! 2018 HOLT Medallion Finalists

Interview with Kristin Button author of The Summer Corset

Interview with Kristin Button author of The Summer Corset

I’m crazy excited to share this interview with Kristin Button whose book, The Summer Corset, is available exclusively on Radish. Synopsis Eighteen-year-old Jenna O’Brien was born too late. She’s a natural for her new summer job after high school graduation at a historic Civil War fort as a living history interpreter, complete with petticoats and […]

Me in Paris where I discovered a typewriter!

My Book’s in France!

I’m a Francophile. I have been since I was in sixth grade and my teacher took our class on a tour of the world and filled my imagination with visions of enormous museums, ancient monuments, fancy breads, funny hats, and beautiful accents. I couldn’t start taking French 1 until I was in 9th grade. My […]

French Language Version of A Crazy Kind of Love

French Language Version of A Crazy Kind of Love

The French language version of A Crazy Kind of Love, renamed Y A Pas Photo, will be available Jan 30, 2018. I absolutely adore the new cover! You can pre-order from Amazon France.

Release blitz for Kari Lemor FATAL EVIDENCE

Release blitz for Kari Lemor FATAL EVIDENCE

I’m excited to be a part of the release blitz for the third installment in Kari Lemor’s Love on the Line series:   What you don’t know can get you killed . . . Construction company owner Scott Holland doesn’t go looking for trouble, but he’s just stumbled on plenty. The rundown mill he’s bought […]

A Crazy Kind of Love Release Day Blitz + Giveaway

A Crazy Kind of Love Release Day Blitz + Giveaway

Release Date November 28, 2017   Synopsis In this irresistible new novel by Mary Ann Marlowe, one woman’s up-close and sexy encounter with a tabloid sensation reveals the dizzying—and delicious—dilemma of dating in the spotlight . . . Celebrities hold zero interest for photographer Jo Wilder. That’s a problem, since snapping pics of the stars […]

A Crazy Kind of Love Excerpt

Release Date November 28, 2017 Synopsis In this irresistible new novel by Mary Ann Marlowe, one woman’s up-close and sexy encounter with a tabloid sensation reveals the dizzying—and delicious—dilemma of dating in the spotlight . . . Celebrities hold zero interest for photographer Jo Wilder. That’s a problem, since snapping pics of the stars is […]

Spotlight + #Giveaway for Heather Van Fleet’s THE RIGHT KIND OF RECKLESS

Title: The Right Kind of Reckless Author: Heather Van Fleet Genre: NA/Contemporary Romance Release Date: November 7, 2017    I’m in love with a woman I can’t have, and there’s absolutely nothing I can do to stop myself from falling. The problem? Her brother’s my best friend. I shouldn’t want her this much. Not when […]

Release blitz + #Giveaway for Heather Van Fleet’s THE RIGHT KIND OF RECKLESS available today.

Title: The Right Kind of Reckless Author: Heather Van Fleet Genre: NA/Contemporary Romance Release Date: November 7, 2017  I’m in love with a woman I can’t have, and there’s absolutely nothing I can do to stop myself from falling. The problem? Her brother’s my best friend. I shouldn’t want her this much. Not when it […]