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Gina L. Maxwell

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Gina L. Maxwell is a romance author whose debut novel, Seducing Cinderella, hit the New York Times and USA Today bestselling lists in under a month and has since enjoyed continued success with her Fighting for Love series about sexy MMA fighters.

This year, she’s excited about releasing her brand new series, Boston Heat, featuring ex-Army Rangers-turned-firefighters, as well as the scorching Playboys for Hire series with erotic novellas about part-time strippers who are full-time sexy.

When she’s not reading or writing hot romance novels, she spends her time losing at Scrabble (and every other game) to her high school sweetheart and doing her best to hang out with their teenagers before they fly away.

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Gina L. Maxwell Hi, Sofia! I can't give you an exact date, but Sweet Victory should be out in early spring of 2015. I'm really excited for my readers to experience…moreHi, Sofia! I can't give you an exact date, but Sweet Victory should be out in early spring of 2015. I'm really excited for my readers to experience Xander's story and meet his heroine, Sophie. ;)

There WILL be a 5th book to end the Fighting for Love series. I don't have a name for it yet, but it's Corey's story. We met Corey way back in Rules of Entanglement as Jax's friend and sparring partner. So we'll be heading back to Oahu (yay!) for that one.

After that, I plan to do a spin-off series of 3 books that will take us a few years into the future of that world. So the readers will see all the FfL characters in the background (happily married, toting toddlers and such) as minor roles of the 3 fighters I'll focus on for that short series. However, the tone of those books will be a bit grittier because they'll be single-titles as opposed to category romances.

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Gina L. Maxwell Hi, Colleen! Yes, I finally have an update. I was told October, but then I heard murmurings of maybe even moving it up to September. So either of…moreHi, Colleen! Yes, I finally have an update. I was told October, but then I heard murmurings of maybe even moving it up to September. So either of those months and you'll be meeting Sophie and revisiting Xander. :)(less)
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“Lucy Marie Maris...I am completely and utterly in love with you. And as god is my witness- no matter how long it takes- someday I will be worthy enough to be your husband, because I can't bear the thought of living without you.”
Gina L. Maxwell, Seducing Cinderella

“Was it possible to physically feel the moment you lost your heart to someone? Because Lucie was fairly sure she'd just lost hers, and the spot where it should have been literally hurt.”
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“Since when?” she challenged.

“Since when has my heart been with you?” She nodded. He stepped closer and framed her face in his large hands. “Quite possibly from the first time I heard you snort.” He placed a kiss on the tip of her nose. “Very probably when you flirted with our waiter.” A warm kiss on the freckle by her eye. “Almost certainly the first time you fell asleep in my arms.” A small kiss on the opposite cheek. “And most definitely the night we made love.” Finally, a tender kiss on the lips.”
Gina L. Maxwell, Seducing Cinderella

“Reid turned to Jax and with nothing more than a look, they said more things in three seconds than most women could say in three hours.
Thanks for always being there for me.
No problem, you've done the same for me.

I love your sister, man, I'll do whatever it takes to make her happy.
I know you do, and I know you will. Plus, if you don't, I'll break your fucking legs.
Fair enough.
Then let's do this.
Hell yeah.
Gina L. Maxwell, Rules of Entanglement

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Mariℓina Happy 2016, filled with love, happiness and a little bit of luck!





message 27: by Gabby

Gabby Thanks for accepting the friendvite! :D


message 26: by Gina

Gina L. Maxwell Marilina wrote: "Merry Christmas Gina! *muah*

And if you were a naughty girl this year, here is your reward!!

Santa brought this for you!!
"


Marilina, I'm just now seeing your Christmas message to me! (I'm not on Goodreads very often.) Thank you very much! I hope you had a fabulous holiday season and your new year has been even better. :)

Ciao!


Mariℓina Merry Christmas Gina! *muah*


And if you were a naughty girl this year, here is your reward!!
(view spoiler)


Mariℓina Hi Gina!HAVE THE BEST WEEKEND OF THE YEAR!!!

Party All The Time!

And something to get us in the mood!!



Mariℓina
Hi Gina!


message 22: by Becky

Becky Hi Gina! Thanks for accepting the friend request! I have been a big fan of yours since reading "Seducing Cinderella" and I just finished "Rules of Entanglement". LOVED it and Jax has been added to my top favorite book boyfriends. He was wonderful! Can't wait for the next book in the series! Thanks for creating some great characters and stories :)


Nickel D I checked out the Pinterest board and I'm in awe! So much inspiration in one location!!!


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Gina L. Maxwell Nickel D wrote: "Just finished Rules and of course, LOVED IT. (As expected) So, since the perfection known as Parker Hurley inspired your first book... I am DYING to know who inspired you to create Jax? I mean, I g..."

Hi, Nickel! So thrilled you loved RoE! Of COURSE I have a hero inspiration for Jax. I do for all my characters! So here's the scoop.

To see images I have for ALL my books in the Fighting for Love Series, as well as my upcoming paranormal romance trilogy, visit my Pinterest boards at http://pinterest.com/ginalmaxwell/.

To collectively drool over my hero inspirations with other FfL readers and get exclusive news, content, and contests, join the Maxwell Mob at http://facebook.com/groups/maxwellmob. Hope to see you there! :) We have a TON of fun. Feel free to spread the word! *hugs*


Nickel D Just finished Rules and of course, LOVED IT. (As expected) So, since the perfection known as Parker Hurley inspired your first book... I am DYING to know who inspired you to create Jax? I mean, I get that it's difficult to find anyone comparable to Mr. Hurley, but if there is.... You MUST SHARE!!!! Guess I'm a visual person... yep, that's it, so where's our pics of Jax??? lol Keep doing what you're doing, because it's obviously working!!!


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Gina L. Maxwell Amy wrote: "Hi Gina, thanks so much for accepting my friend request. Hope you have a fab day!"

You're very welcome, Amy! Thanks, same to you! :)


message 17: by Amy

Amy Armstrong Hi Gina, thanks so much for accepting my friend request. Hope you have a fab day!


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Gina L. Maxwell Donnajoe wrote: "Thanks for accepting my invite, I LOVE Seducing Cinderella, I'm more excited to purchase the paperback copy of the book to keep in my library!!! You are an amazing writer, big fan!!!"


You're welcome, and thank you!!! :)


Donnajoe Thanks for accepting my invite, I LOVE Seducing Cinderella, I'm more excited to purchase the paperback copy of the book to keep in my library!!! You are an amazing writer, big fan!!!


message 14: by Cindy

Cindy Gina, I can't wait till November 20th! I wish November will come sooner =)


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Gina L. Maxwell Angela wrote: "Just finished SC... yummy sweet !"

Thank you, Angela!


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Gina L. Maxwell Ms. L wrote: "OMG! I love your book Gina!!! Can't wait to read the next :) I'm totally Team Reid!"

Hooray for Team Reid! LOL Maybe I'll have to have T-shirts made up for the heroes of the series so people can promote their fave sexy MMA fighter like they did for Twilight. LOL So happy you loved SC, Ms. L. Thanks for taking the time to let me know. :)


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Gina L. Maxwell Stephanie**Whats the steam factor** wrote: "Gina I loved the book so much I am considering re-reading it right away to catch all the goodies I missed the first time!!!

Great book, and I cannot wait for the next one!"


Thank you, Stephanie! The highest compliment a writer can have is a re-read! So thrilled you loved SC. The next one in the series, Rules of Entanglement, will release November 20th!


message 10: by Angela

Angela Just finished SC... yummy sweet !


Ms. MiLo OMG! I love your book Gina!!! Can't wait to read the next :) I'm totally Team Reid!


Stephanie Gina I loved the book so much I am considering re-reading it right away to catch all the goodies I missed the first time!!!

Great book, and I cannot wait for the next one!


message 7: by Amy

Amy Gina wrote: "Amrita, you are so sweet to say that! Thank you so much, I truly appreciate it. :)"

haha aw thanks *blushes* Just please, keep writing more awesome stories about sexy heroes! :D


message 6: by Gina

Gina L. Maxwell Amrita, you are so sweet to say that! Thank you so much, I truly appreciate it. :)


message 5: by Amy

Amy Hey Gina! Thanks for adding me :) I loved your book and when I found out it was only your debut novel I about fell off my seat! Haha but really, you're an amazing writer with the ability to make readers fall in love with the hero and/or heroine, and that doesn't happen often so thank you for being a writer and putting this story out there! :D


message 4: by Gina

Gina L. Maxwell You're welcome, L! I hope you enjoy SC. And I'd love to hear what you think. :)


Ms. MiLo Thanks for the add Gina, looking forward to reading your book :)


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Gina L. Maxwell Annie the Destroyer *Leather Lust* wrote: "Thanks for the friend invite :)"

You're welcome! I've never been on here before, so I have no idea what I'm doing and I think it'll take me a coon's age to get all the books I have rated. LOL


Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog) Thanks for the friend invite :)


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