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Mary Hughes

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I write steamy paranormal romances and wickedly fun romantic adventures, stories that crackle with action and love. Challenging, smart alpha men—and women not afraid of a challenge. Oh, do the sparks fly when he meets THE woman guaranteed to infuriate and inflame him most.

In real life I'm a USA Today bestselling author, a spouse and mother, a flutist, a computer geek, and a binge-TV-watcher of The Flash, Elementary, NCIS, and Wynonna Earp.

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Mary Hughes Hi! Thanks for your question! I just double checked and Bad Boy Billionaire's Lady (Lovless Brothers) has no graphic sex. Also, while my upcoming Play…moreHi! Thanks for your question! I just double checked and Bad Boy Billionaire's Lady (Lovless Brothers) has no graphic sex. Also, while my upcoming Playing With Fire: The Battle of the Bands (A Starstruck Novella) has a physical culmination of love, it's only a couple paragraphs of metaphor. Hope that helps! ~Mary(less)
Mary Hughes Hi Goodreads! My favorite fictional couple...does anyone have just one? lol.

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Hi Goodreads! My favorite fictional couple...does anyone have just one? lol.

Of the couples I've written, one of my favorites has to be Julian and Nixie, because they're so utterly different (tall austere powerful lawyer vampire, tiny punk rock mouthy human musician), yet they find a special shared wavelength.

Of those I've read, top of the list is Amelia Peabody and Radcliffe Emerson. Next is Harry Dresden and Karrin Murphy, though I'm not sure they'll get their HEA. And what is happening with Bob Howard and Mo O'Brien in the Laundry Files? *bites nails* Favorite partners include Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin and Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Television's Phryne Fisher and Jack Robinson are amazing.

I have tons more favorites, but these are the first to come to mind.(less)
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“Foget Murphy's Law. Nixe's Law: if you were waiting to make a left turn, there was always one oncoming fucktard who sailed through on the red.”
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“There were pecans, there were cashews and then there was just plain nuts.”
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“Since a cold shower wasn't handy, I decided to walk my squishy off." - Nixie”
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“Since a cold shower wasn't handy, I decided to walk my squishy off." - Nixie”
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“I cringed as the band oozed into the next chord. If notes were cars, I think there was a D major under the wreckage.”
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“Why do people say "grow some balls"? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding.”
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“The most enjoyable book in the world is the phone book, because think of all the sex that went into creating the content.”
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“I won't bite."
"Are you sure?" My voice was rough.
"I won't bite right now," he said with a ghost of a smile.
The soft expression bemused me enough so that the gentle patting lured me to the recliner. Logan wrapped strong arms around me and pulled me into his lap.
My butt fit him like we were interlocking puzzle pieces.”
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Mary Hughes Lucinda wrote: "Dear Mary,
Thanks for accepting my friendship request! I am looking forward to reading and discovering your work.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x"


Thanks, Lucinda! Hope your hospital stay isn't too long and you're feeling better soon. Best wishes for The Lightbearer! Hugs :) Mary


Lucinda Dear Mary,
Thanks for accepting my friendship request! I am looking forward to reading and discovering your work.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


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