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                        Marianne Stephens/April Ash
          Romance For All Seasons/Too Hot to Handle






 
I've always been intrigued by the emotions and power of love. "Happily Ever After" endings of songs and movies inspired the romantic in me. In October 2006, I received my first romance book contract from Ellora's Cave and continue to sell sensual mainstream (paranormal and contemporary) romance stories. Humor is fun to incorporate in my stories, although some of them contain a more serious tone.

I've ghostwritten two nonfiction books. In 1999, I published an autobiographical e-book based on the life of a speaker from a women's shelter. In 2010, I published a book about a woman's struggle to survive while living in Sarajevo during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War. And, in 2013, I published a nonfiction book about a dog who gets lost, is hit by a car, and struggles to survive with a new quality of life.

Marianne writes mainstream romance; April writes erotic romance.
                            Naughty Heatwave - Turn Up The Heat

Genres include: BBW, BDSM, Contemporary, Fantasy, Lesbian Romance, M/M/F, Ménage , Paranormal, Sci-Fi & Speculative Fiction
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My story: Hot Buns
Blurb:
Angela offers to pay Vinnie to use his bakery ovens until hers are delivered. For financial reasons, he agrees. Being near her threatens his determination never to forgive her betrayal. When the truth surfaces, both must share the blame. Can smoldering love between them flame into passion once again?
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                                             Wickedly Wanton

Nine romance stories of love, lust, passion. Genres include: contemporary, fantasy/other world, menage, BDSM, romantic suspense, paranormal, erotic.

My Story: Dance for Me
Blurb:
On a dare, Carla enters a stripper amateur night contest.
Fellow professor Nate catches her practicing in her
office. Always intrigued by her, Nate asks to watch
again and their mutual attraction leads to a lusty affair. Her secret’s
out, but she won’t know his until the amateur contest night.
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From Romance Books '4' Us: Entice Me - Sensuous Love Stories VIDEO

Nofiction book: Luke: The Miracle Dog, available at: Kindle ebook, Amazon print, CreateSpace print
This is a true story of a dog that gets lost, is found (barely alive), and his struggle to live. % of sales will be donated to animal organizations. Video Link

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