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Cara McKenna writes contemporary romance and smart erotica, sometimes under the name Meg Maguire, and has sold more than thirty-five novels and novellas to Ellora’s Cave, Penguin, Harlequin Blaze, Samhain, and Signet Eclipse. She’s known for writing no-nonsense, working-class heroes with capable hands and lousy grammar. She was a 2010 Golden Heart finalist, and a two-time Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award nominee. Cara writes full-time and lives in the Pacific Northwest with her own bearded hero.


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Curio (Curio, #1)
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“Let's quit our jobs and fuck all day."
"Works for me. Think somebody will subsidize that? Maybe we could apply for some kind of research grant," she said.”
Cara McKenna, Willing Victim

“There's four things a real man has to be able to do for a woman."
"Exactly how many man-lists do you have?"
He let my wrist go and ticked the items off on his fingers. "Fix her car. Grill her a steak. Kick the ass of any guy who makes her cry. And fuck her so hard she wakes up half-crippled."
"Oh my God.”
Cara McKenna, After Hours

“Listen, kiddo,” he said. “I’m a selfish prick, and I want to be the greatest fuck of your life and ruin you for every man who comes after me. But I’m not a mind reader, so I need some help. Otherwise I could end up as the douchebag who’s got shitty taste in wine and totally traumatized you when you were thirty.”
Cara McKenna, Willing Victim

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~ Cariad ~  Sizzling Pages Romance Reviews Thanks for accepting my friendvite!
I'm working my way through everything you've written! Love how you think!


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Fayth Devlin Great selection of books you have here!! I'll have to start working my way through the list. Thank you for the invite! I love meeting other authors in the genre, and man... is there anywhere you aren't published?? LOL. (Kidding - congrats!!!)


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DGS When is Skin Game going to be available on Kindle? I'm dying to read it!! I'm a huge fan of your books.


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