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Lex Martin is the USA Today bestselling author of Reckless, Shameless, and The Dearest Series. She writes contemporary romance novels, the steamy kind she hopes her readers love but her parents avoid. A former high school English teacher and freelance journalist, she resides in Texas with her husband and twin daughters. Drop her a line. She loves hearing from readers.

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Lex Martin I do! Right now, I just have plans to write something for Jenna & Ryan, but I'm definitely considering books for Harper and Olivia.

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I do! Right now, I just have plans to write something for Jenna & Ryan, but I'm definitely considering books for Harper and Olivia.

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Dearest Clementine (Dearest...

4.10 avg rating — 12,141 ratings — published 2014 — 14 editions
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Shameless

4.06 avg rating — 7,242 ratings — published 2016 — 9 editions
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Reckless

4.21 avg rating — 5,960 ratings — published 2018 — 7 editions
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Finding Dandelion (Dearest,...

4.11 avg rating — 6,628 ratings — published 2014 — 9 editions
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Kissing Madeline (Dearest, #3)

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Breathless

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Shameless for the Holidays

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I wantedto thankeveryone who has supported my new release, Shameless. Your reviews and messages and posts have been amazing. If you still need a copy, grab it this weekend while it’s 99 cents before the price goes up to $2.99! Don’t forget to scroll all the way down for my TWO $25 gift card giveaways!

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Lex Martin and 4 other people liked Kristen Johnson's review of Breathless:
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"Breathless delivers a friends to lovers story with a few twists. I was hooked from moment one, trying to figure out just what was going on in Logan's life and how things would work out between these two.

Logan was a good guy, but at times seemed aloo" Read more of this review »
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"See the full review at BookCrushin.com!

Breathless is the third book in the standalone series, Texas Nights. A standalone series means you can read any one of the books in any order, but I highly suggest starting with book one, Reckless, because it is" Read more of this review »
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“God, you make me hot when you talk grammar.”
Lex Martin, Dearest Clementine

“I'm tired of being so closed off. It hasn't made me any stronger or braver. It hasn't imparted any wisdom or comfort. It has just made me lonely.”
Lex Martin, Dearest Clementine

“Oh man. You have it just as bad, huh?" She hugs me and I nod. [...]
Jenna looks like she's debating something when she whispers, "I don't want to make you feel bad about this because I know you had a lot going on, but he sang this song for you last weekend."

But I wasn't there. Shit.
As the weight of that sinks in, I'm overwhelmed. He was going to tell me he loved me first.”
Lex Martin, Dearest Clementine

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New Adult Corner: Read to Review: Dearest Clementine- CLOSED for Sign Ups 95 64 Aug 14, 2014 08:20PM  
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New Adult Book Club: This topic has been closed to new comments. Q&A with Lex Martin CLOSED 5 32 Jul 29, 2015 01:02PM  
New Adult Book Club: Lex Martin Giveaway 28 147 Jul 31, 2015 05:35PM  
“Raven, a little later we can play Titanic" he calls over his shoulder. "I'll yell iceberg and you can go down.”
Jamie Salsbury, Fighting for Flight

“If I flip a coin, what are the chances I'll get head?”
Jamie Salsbury, Fighting for Flight

“Wanted you to meet Murphy, the new guitarist. Very cute. Laughing, I respond: Stop trying to set me up! Jenna: Your vagina is going to close up, and you’ll need surgical assistance to use it again.”
Lex Martin, Dearest Clementine

“I have been astonished that men could die martyrs
for their religion--
I have shuddered at it,
I shudder no more.
I could be martyred for my religion.
Love is my religion
and I could die for that.
I could die for you.
My Creed is Love and you are its only tenet.”
John Keats

“In that high place in the darkness the two oddly sensitive human atoms held each other tightly and waited. In the mind of each was the same thought. "I have come to this lonely place and here is this other," was the substance of the thing felt.”
Sherwood Anderson, Winesburg, Ohio

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