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Maria Geraci

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Maria Geraci writes quirky, fun, romantic women's fiction and cozy mysteries. She's a two-time RITA® Finalist, as well as a National Reader's Choice Award and Romantic Times American Title finalist. Her books feature strong women, dreamy heroes, lots of laughs and a little bit of heat. And if it's one of her mysteries, look for a dead body, as well. She lives in central Florida and is always on the lookout for the perfect key lime pie recipe (but not the kind they served on Dexter).


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That's a great question and the answer is absolutely, a book can fall into both categories. Most contemporary romance deals with some women'…more
Hi, Kathy!

That's a great question and the answer is absolutely, a book can fall into both categories. Most contemporary romance deals with some women's fiction issues (familial relationships) just like paranormal romance deals with the supernatural or historical romance might deal with a mystery or some sort of intrigue. By definition, a romance delves into the falling of love between 2 people and involves a happily ever after, while women's fiction doesn't need to include a romance at all. Thanks for asking!(less)
Maria Geraci Hi Heike! Thank you so much for asking :) Yes, I will be releasing 3 books this year. I have a novella releasing on April 14 titled HOLD ONTO FOREVER.…moreHi Heike! Thank you so much for asking :) Yes, I will be releasing 3 books this year. I have a novella releasing on April 14 titled HOLD ONTO FOREVER. It is set in another world other than Whispering Bay. Then I have 2 more full length books coming out, 1 set in Whispering Bay, THIS CAN'T BE LOVE, which will release in early summer and another full length book (not Whispering Bay) set for Fall. For more information, please check my website www.mariageraci.com and if you're not already signed up to receive my newsletter, then please do so! Happy Reading! Maria (less)
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Maria Sara wrote: "Thank you so much for adding me! The Boyfriend of the Month Club is by far one of the best books I've ever read. I can't wait to read the rest of your books <3"

Sara, thanks so much for letting me know how much you enjoyed my book. I love hearing that!


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Sara Thank you so much for adding me! The Boyfriend of the Month Club is by far one of the best books I've ever read. I can't wait to read the rest of your books <3


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