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Marie Astor

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Marie Astor is New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author. Marie is a die-hard romantic, which is why she loves writing romantic suspense and contemporary romance. In her spare time, Marie enjoys being adventurous out-of-doors. She often gets new story ideas while she is hiking up a mountain or trying to avoid bumping into a tree while skiing.

Marie loves hearing from readers and always answers all of her emails personally. Visit Marie at www.marieastor.com to learn more about Marie’s new book releases and events.


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Bad Guys Get Caught - Book Three of the Janet Maple Series is here!

Janet Maple and Dennis Walker are aces at catching the bad guys, but an assignment involving an international gangster and a sleazy politician just might have them in over their heads.

With the man of her dreams on her arm and a dream job at one of NYC’s top private agencies, Janet’s life is nearly perfect. It all changes when a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 24, 2013 20:55 • 328 views • Tags: dennis-walker, janet-maple, office-romance, romantic-suspense, strong-heroine
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message 2: by Dale (last edited Jul 20, 2014 11:21AM)

Dale Thele Marie, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded To Catch a Bad Guy,
looking forward to reading it.
Wish you the very best in 2014!


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