Marie Lavender

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Multi-genre author of Victorian romance, UPON YOUR RETURN, and 23 other books. Reached the Top 10 Authors list on AuthorsDB.com for the last 3 years. The Heiresses in Love Trilogy and DIRECTIONS OF THE HEART both reached the semi-finalist round in the 2018 AuthorsDB Book Cover Contest. Voted TOP BLOGGER for August 2018 on the Romance Lives Forever Blog. TOP 20 Authors of 2018 on Amy’s Bookshelf Reviews blog. DIRECTIONS OF THE HEART was nominated and made it past the first round in the 2018 Author Academy Awards. UPON YOUR LOVE and THE MISSING PIECE placed in the TOP 10 on the 2017 P&E Readers' Poll. DIRECTIONS OF THE HEART was nominated for the 2017 Reader's Choice Awards. The I Love Romance Blog became a finalist in StartDating DK's Ro ...more

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Marie Lavender I take a break from that work in progress, or writing in general, for a while. Sometimes I work on other stories if I have them on hand. Stepping away…moreI take a break from that work in progress, or writing in general, for a while. Sometimes I work on other stories if I have them on hand. Stepping away from the problem can provide some much needed clarity. For more information on what other steps to take, I've pre-scheduled an article related to this topic on my Writing in the Modern Age blog for August 25, 2017. http://marielavender.blogspot.com/

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Marie Lavender I'm writing Chasing Ginger, a romantic comedy and book one of the Misfits Series. I am very excited to show this book to readers! :)
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Upon Your Return (Heiresses...

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I am pleased to announce a great new release by Diane Merrill Wigginton, an author I met during my journey! Her young adult sweet historical romance, Lara’s Story, officially went up for pre-order and will be released on January 4th! … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Oscar Wilde
“You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.”
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“A true man does not need to romance a different girl every night, a true man romances the same girl for the rest of her life”
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“We all have an inner voice, our personal whisper from the universe. All we have to do is listen -- feel and sense it with an open heart. Sometimes it whispers of intuition or precognition. Other times, it whispers an awareness, a remembrance from another plane. Dare to listen. Dare to hear with your heart.”
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Marie Lavender LOL. Let's keep in touch, Savannah. :)


Savannah Marie,
Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
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Marie Lavender Thank you! I hope you enjoy the book!


Cathiecaffey Hi Marie! So nice to meet you! Checked out your book here and sounds fab! Love historical romances and too finding new authors to read! Thanks for the friendship!


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