Some Kind of Magic
“An amazing first novel.” —Sydney Landon, New York Times bestselling author
In this sparkling debut novel, Mary Ann Marlowe introduces a hapless scientist who’s swept off her feet by a rock star—but is it love or just a chemical reaction?…
Biochemist Eden Sinclair has no idea that the scent she spritzed on herself before leaving the lab is designed to enhance pheromones. Or that the cute, grungy-looking guy she meets at a gig that evening is Adam Copeland. As in the Adam Copeland international rock god and object of lust for a million women. Make that a million and one. By the time she learns the truth, she s already spent the (amazing, incredible) night in his bed
Suddenly Eden, who’s more accustomed to being set up on disastrous dates by her mom, is going out with a gorgeous celebrity who loves how down-to-earth and honest she is. But for once, Eden isn’t being honest. She can’t bear to reveal that this overpowering attraction could be nothing more than seduction by science. And the only way to know how Adam truly feels is to ditch the perfume—and risk being ditched in turn
Smart, witty, and sexy, Some Kind of Magic is an irresistibly engaging look at modern relationships why we fall, how we connect, and the courage it takes to trust in something as mysterious and unpredictable as love.
“Frisky, Flirty Fun!” —Stephanie Evanovich, New York Times bestselling author of The Total Package
“Sexy, engaging and original. I completely fell in love with Eden and Adam.” —Sydney Landon, New York Times bestselling author”
“This love potion romance, which pairs up the lead singer for a rock band with a biochemist who’s also an amateur singer/songwriter, is light and fluffy.” —Publishers Weekly
“This fun, romantic and sexy novel explores the instant connection that manifests between two people and what happens next. The chemistry between Adam and Eden is instant and electric, and watching them bring out the best in each other gives the story warmth along with the heat….There are moments when readers may be tempted to knock some sense into one or both of the protagonists, overall this love story will make readers smile!” —RT Book Reviews
“Marlowe makes a name for herself in this hilarious and sexy debut, the first in a planned series. It’s filled with frisky sex scenes set to the backdrop of rock music, and Marlowe makes the chemistry scientific and literal in this fun read.” —Booklist
Finalist in the 2018 Virginia Romance Writers Holt Medallion contest for Best Long Contemporary, Best First Book, and Best Book by a Virginia Author.
Finalist in the 2018 Oklahoma Romance Writers National Readers’ Choice Award, Best First Book
Finalist in the 2018 Contemporary Romance Writers Stiletto Contest for Best Contemporary Romance
Finalist in the 2018 Colorado Romance Writers Beverley for Best Contemporary Romance
Finalist in the 2018 Toronto Romance Writers Northern Hearts for Best Contemporary Romance
A crazy KIND OF LOVE
“The perfect romantic comedy.” —RT Book Reviews
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 how the pretty paparazza pays the rent. So when Jo attempts to catch a money shot atop the broad shoulders of a helpful bystander, the only thing she notices about the stranger she straddles is that he’s seriously hot. Only later does Jo learn that he’s also Micah Sinclair–one of rock’s notorious bad boys…
Soon Jo is on the verge of getting fired for missing a Micah Sinclair exclusive. Until she’s suddenly being pursued by the heartthrob himself. But how can she be sure the musician’s mind-blowing kisses are the real deal? Her colleagues claim he’s a media whore, gambling on some free PR. But something has Jo hoping Micah’s feeling the same powerful pull that she does. A pull so strong, she can’t resist becoming his latest love, even if it means she might become the media’s latest victim . . .
Awards: Finalist in the 2018 Desert Rose RWA Golden Quill contest
Available from Kensington Publishing November 2017 at retailers below:
Dating by the Book
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Word Count: 86,000
Release date: July 2019
An unlucky-in-love author begins corresponding with the book reviewer who criticized the romance in her latest novel and challenges her to first find love herself before writing about it.