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Mark Love lived for many years in the metropolitan Detroit area, where crime and corruption always prevalent. A former freelance reporter, Love honed his writing skills covering features and hard news.

Love is the author of six mysteries, "Fade Away", "Desperate Measures", "WHY 319?" and three Jamie Richmond romance mysteries, "Devious", "Vanishing Act" and "Fleeing Beauty".

Love resides in west Michigan with his wife, Kim. He enjoys a wide variety of music, books, cooking and the great outdoors. Love is currently working on his next novel and a prequel to the Jamie Richmond series.


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Mark Love Getting feedback and reviews from readers who enjoy the stories you create. That can be very gratifying, knowing that someone liked your work enough…moreGetting feedback and reviews from readers who enjoy the stories you create. That can be very gratifying, knowing that someone liked your work enough to make a comment on it.(less)
Mark Love Always keep writing. Whether it's a short story or a novel, keep at it. Make sure you know your audience and always polish your work before submitting…moreAlways keep writing. Whether it's a short story or a novel, keep at it. Make sure you know your audience and always polish your work before submitting it. Find a friend whose opinion you respect and ask them to read your manuscript.(less)
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Why 319?

4.04 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Devious (Jamie Richmond #1)

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Vanishing Act (Jamie Richmo...

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Three to Get Ready

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A long time ago, a professor in a creative writing program imparted those great words of wisdom: “If you wanna be a writer, you gotta be a reader” or words to that effect.
As an avid reader going back to my youth, that part has never been a problem. On average, I read a book a week.  While my preference leans toward mysteries and thrillers, there are times when a good horror novel beckons me.  
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