Monday, March 10, 2014

The first #Entangled RED HOT #BLISS--HER SUMMER WITH THE MARINE by Susan Meier

Susan Meier and I have been friends as long as I've been a writer. I first met her at a conference with the Washington Romance Writers in Harper's Ferry, Maryland.  We've stayed friends through the ups and downs of writing and our personal lives. I'm so happy to see her first release with Entangled, the first RED HOT BLISS--HER SUMMER WITH THE MARINE.


BLISS books have always been some of my favorite reads, so writing for the line was a dream of mine.  But as I wrote HER SUMMER WITH THE MARINE, it became clear that Finn and Ellie were special characters, and their combustible attraction was such a big part of their relationship that it wouldn't be fair to readers to close the bedroom door.  It was a pleasant surprise when my editor, Stacy, told me they were looking to ramp up the heat with a few of the BLISS books and asked if I wanted to give writing "hot" a try.  That's when I discovered I really liked writing fun, sexy books.  With the same real life heroes and small town charm as the regular Bliss books, HER SUMMER WITH THE MARINE was a joy to write.  I'm looking forward to bringing Finn's older brothers Cade and Devon back to Harmony Hills to meet their matches as unexpectedly as Finn did.

Here's a preview!!!

Their competition has never been so irresistible!
The last person Ellie McDermott wanted to run into after returning to her hometown is Finn Donovan, her high school nemesis and the guy she crossed the line from enemies to loves with one night years ago.  Now Ex-military, tattooed, and still sexy as hell, Finn is a complication Ellie doesn't need--she needs to concentrate on saving her family business.

Finn's entire life, Ellie was there, going head-to-head with him in every class, bee and test.  So it's no surprise she'd show up just as he was about to take over her father's struggling business.  It is a surprise, though that his attraction to her is even more explosive than it had been.  Acting on their attraction is one thing, but Finn has to turn a profit to save his own family, and nothing--not even love--will get in his way.

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1 comment:

B said...

Nice to know the story behind the book. Congrats, Susan!

And thanks for hosting, Karen Rose.

Barbara White Daille