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Marianne de Pierres is the award winning author of the acclaimed Parrish Plessis,Sentients of Orion and Peacemaker science fiction series. Marianne is an active supporter of genre fiction and has mentored many writers. She lives in Brisbane, Australia, with her husband, three sons and three galahs. Her Night Creatures series, Burn Bright, Angel Arias and Shine Light has been very popular among young adult fiction readers. Marianne is also the Davitt award-winning author of the Tara Sharp humourous crime series under the pseudonym Marianne Delacourt. Visit her websites at http://www.mariannedepierres.com http://www.tarasharp.com.au http://www.burnbright.com.au and http://glitterrose.wordpress.com


Joelene Pynnonen says: ‘I’ve always stayed away from caramel slices, thinking that they were well out of my cooking ability. This recipe, however, is incredibly easy and delicious.’ Base 1 cup plain flour ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup desiccated coconut 125g melted butter Pinch salt Filling 2 tins sweetened condensed milk [...]
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Burn Bright (Night Creature...
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Angel Arias (Night Creature...
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 254 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Glitter Rose by Marianne de Pierres
" Glitter Rose is a very special collection. Marianne's stories of Tinashi and her experiences returning to Carmine Island stir the heart with sadness, tenderness and not a small amount of wonder. Carmine Island is a surreal yet beautiful place, the... " Read more of this review »
Transformation Space by Marianne de Pierres
" Finally finished the series with a complete reread of volumes 2-3 and a full reread of volume 4 while I looked through volume 1 for reference
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For now just a few poi... " Read more of this review »
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Peacemaker by Marianne de Pierres
" Well that was Awesome!!! Wild West meets Murder Mystery meets Religious Mystics meets really great dialogue, with a huge slice of fantastic world building.
This book also included a sprinkle of the Apocalypse and Romance.
Well worth the price of adm... " Read more of this review »
Marianne Pierres made a comment in the group Marianne de Pierres FansNew Novel Peacemaker topic
"Hi Kathy, thank you so much for your positive comments and review. The next book is called Dealbreaker and will be out next year.

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“In Ixion music and party are our only beliefs. Darkness is our comfort. We have few rules but they are absolute. Your endocrine systems have been altered by changes to your hypothalamus. You no longer need to sleep or see sunlight.”
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“Pain can be dismissed.”
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“Ixion exists as an antidote to the rules and conventions of other places. We believe that indulging in pleasure will make better people. Self-denial and discipline and virtue are all myths invented to control you.”
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“In Ixion music and party are our only beliefs. Darkness is our comfort. We have few rules but they are absolute. Your endocrine systems have been altered by changes to your hypothalamus. You no longer need to sleep or see sunlight.”
Marianne de Pierres, Burn Bright

“Everyone comes here for pleasure. Even if they think they don't. Embracing it is harder for some and they go mad before they truly accept it. Most of the places they cme from are founded on guilt and rules. The Ripers want us to break away from that - some wish to tear it from us while others are more subtle.”
Marianne de Pierres, Burn Bright

“Ixion exists as an antidote to the rules and conventions of other places. We believe that indulging in pleasure will make better people. Self-denial and discipline and virtue are all myths invented to control you.”
Marianne de Pierres, Burn Bright

“Rules? Ixion is supposed to be free of rules, yet it seems as strict as Grave in its own way and more...more dangerous.”
Marianne de Pierres, Burn Bright

“You slow. Is Dangerous." His tentacles curled down, gripping the ends of the wood. As they watched he slid off the crate and nudged it away. Underneath was a grate, filthy with slude. He plunged his tentacles into the gaps and pulled it aside. "There is drop.”
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Marianne Pierres Daria wrote: "A question from us fans; will we ever get to see Burn Bright in North America"

Yes you will Daria. Early next year I'm hoping - at the latest. Stand by for details in November.


message 20: by Dar

Dar A question from us fans; will we ever get to see Burn Bright in North America


Paige (TheBookVulture) Thanks for the friendvite, Marianne!!!!


Marianne Pierres Ruby wrote: "Hey, enter the giveaway over on Burn Brights facebook page, if you haven't already! :) thats 5 Marianne! :)"
:)


message 17: by Ruby

Ruby Replogle Hey, enter the giveaway over on Burn Brights facebook page, if you haven't already! :) thats 5 Marianne! :)


Marianne Pierres Bronwyn wrote: "Hi Marianne, I have finally read Burn Bright - wow, what a book! Your creativity is boundless!"

Just saw your message Bronwyn. Thanks for the kind words. MDP :)


Marianne Pierres Robin wrote: "i am getting your night creatures books soon can't wait"

awesome! hope you enjoy!


message 14: by Bron

Bron Hi Marianne, I have finally read Burn Bright - wow, what a book! Your creativity is boundless!


Marianne Pierres Bronwyn wrote: "Hi Marianne, thanks for adding me :) Transformation Space is staring at me on the bookshelf - must get round to reading it :)"

Hi Bronwyn, don't let it wait too long! :)best MDP


message 12: by Bron

Bron Hi Marianne, thanks for adding me :) Transformation Space is staring at me on the bookshelf - must get round to reading it :)


Marianne Pierres Madison wrote: "Hey Marianne! :)
So, I have been wanting to read Burn Bright for months now, but I can't find anybody that sells it. Where exactly can I buy it?"


Hi Madison, where are you based?

MDP


message 10: by Madison

Madison Hey Marianne! :)
So, I have been wanting to read Burn Bright for months now, but I can't find anybody that sells it. Where exactly can I buy it?


Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Marianne! :)


Malithi Thanks for adding me


Marianne Pierres Tvaleros wrote: "I wanted to comment to give praise on such an articulate book cover for Burn Bright !! I cant wait to get my hands on it and start reading. I may get some wicked dreams from reading it, but I don't..."

Thanks Tvaleros!


Tvaleros (SpadesHighReads) I wanted to comment to give praise on such an articulate book cover for Burn Bright !! I cant wait to get my hands on it and start reading. I may get some wicked dreams from reading it, but I don't care. The brief glimpse of what you described about Burn Bright is already captivating!


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Jay Thanks for commenting back =) I can't wait to meet you again at Perth Supanova!

Marianne wrote: "Hi Jay, I probably would have wanted to say something to! :)
MDP

Jay wrote: "I saw someone reading one of your books today. I wanted to walk up and tell them they had made a good choice, but I was..."



Marianne Pierres Hi Jay, I probably would have wanted to say something to! :)
MDP

Jay wrote: "I saw someone reading one of your books today. I wanted to walk up and tell them they had made a good choice, but I was afraid I'd freak them out."


message 3: by Jay

Jay I saw someone reading one of your books today. I wanted to walk up and tell them they had made a good choice, but I was afraid I'd freak them out.


Marianne Pierres Sandra wrote: "Glad to have another sci fi nut on my friends list. Thanks for thinking of me."

Nice to meet you Sandra!


Sandra Glad to have another sci fi nut on my friends list. Thanks for thinking of me.


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