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The Confession of Marcus Stearns

(The Original Sinners #8.1)

4.74  ·  Rating details ·  279 ratings  ·  30 reviews
**No longer available - republished as part of "The Confessions"**

THE CONFESSION OF MARCUS STEARNS takes place during the time of THE SAINT when Søren/Marcus Stearns is twenty-nine years old and has just met Eleanor/Nora.

Limited-edition promotional giveaway at the RT Booklovers conference in 2014, but now included within The Confessions.
Paperback, 37 pages
Published May 2014 by 8th Circle Press
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Andrew Shaffer It was a limited edition giveaway a few years ago. It will be republished soon. Watch for details!
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Akanksha❤ Søren♰
“Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned. It has been six months since my last confession.”

“What happened six months ago?”

“I met Eleanor.”

does the bummie shake!

Hoping and praying that this book releases this year for everyone. :(
Cassandra Caress
May 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Those are some very very hot confessions!!! I loved every word of this!
Apr 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: bdsm, favorites
Angy Potter - Collector of Book Boyfriends
PERFECT!! I cried like a baby!! <3
Full review to come <3
Sammy Loves Books
Oops..there were a few spoilers... especially since I haven't read this series. However, I am intrigued enough to give it a spin!
5 "Pull up your sins and make yourself at home" Stars

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Soren never sounds like what I think he should. This is a quick listen that leaves you wanting more and more and more of Soren's POV since we so rarely get it delve into his mind. Father Stuart Ballard has a great rapport with Soren and supplies hilarious comic relief. If you like the Original Sinners you'll love this one.

This short was originally available as a free promo at the Aug 2014 RT Booklovers Convention. In Feb newsletter, Tiffany announced: "The Confession of Marcus Stearns" is a 40 page short story that will be published in The Confessions, an Original Sinners story and interview collection coming Spring 2016.

(Read The Confessions 23 March 2016 ✮✮✮☆☆)
Chrystal Hendrix
Dec 02, 2015 marked it as to-read
Being a huge fan of The Amazingly talented Author Tiffany Reisz and her "The Original Sinners" series, I would do almost anything for a opportunity to read this book. I have a deep love for most of the characters in this series, especially "Father Marcus Stearns". I just know his confessions are as intriguing and delicious as he is. I'm going to keep my fingers crossed that one day I will have the great privilege of reading those confessions of his!
Jun 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-english
I’m not an ephebophile, Stuart. If she were my age I’d be a much happier man. But she’s not. That doesn’t stop me from wanting her anymore than it’s stopped her from pursuing me.

Bunu okumak epey aydınlatıcı oldu :) Hala karar verebilmiş değilim gerçi Søren mi Nora mı? :D
Anne Frisbie
Aug 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Read The Confessions which included this novella.
Feb 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I just love everything about this series and Tiffany Reisz as an author. I had the pleasure of meeting her right after The Siren came out and she is awesome. I hope this series never ends. Whether it is a full length book, or a shorter novella like this book...every single piece of the puzzle she adds to these characters adds something incredible and more insight into the lives and psyche of them.
Mar 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: erotica
Anytime with Soren & Eleanor is a great time. Two of my all time favourite characters. This was a short journey and reflection from a few moments in time. While I could see the value of Tiffanys confession I would have much rather completed the triad with Kingsley having his own confessional moment. I think Sorens long time trusted priest deserved to spend time with all 3 of them at least once in his lifetime ❤️ ...more
Mlyn Peters
Oct 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Tiffany Reisz.... Original Sinners... Need I say more??
Mar 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I cried sooo hard wtf TIFFANY REISZ HOW DARE YOU????!

Loved all the secrets and complex emotions that were spilled, we got a totally new perspective of nora feelings of grace and fionn, and soren feelings of Kingsley and nora than what we go in the entire series and

Ps I got more contents of Kingsley and soren💃💃💃
Apr 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
A satisfying novella detailing both Soren and Eleanor's confession to Soren's confessor, Father Ballard.
Jun 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
absolutely loved it, just wish it had been longer.
Jan 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely loved it, if you're a fan there's should be no hesitating to reading this.

I love Soren. He is an intimidating force to be reckon with, he doesn't bow to anyone and people are willing to do anything for him or just to be close to him and his godlike presence. (I always refer to him as Soren not by his hated name)
I love that a 16 year old girl has brought him to his knees. He's being sexually pursued by her.

'I met Eleanor'
'Lovely name. I hope she's beautiful enough to warrant ruining
Feb 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
As always, TR doesn't disappoint. What an account! FAVORITE SERIES OF ALL TIME!
Mar 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
As always Tiffany Reisz Never disappoints! The confession of Nora was almost more remarkable than Father Stearns! I love all these characters as if they were my family and friends! I am a cradle Catholic and I was so disturbed when I read The Siren and I swore I wouldn't read any more of her books! By the time The Angel came out I had time to reflect and I gave it a try with an open mind and I fell in love! No other book has touched me as much as this one did! I am a hopeless romantic and this b ...more
Feb 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I loved The Confessions! It was gritty, scandalous, and read in one sitting. Well, I guess that wasn't hard since it wasn't that many pages, but still had that Wow factor and witty humor that Mrs. Reisz puts in all her stories. I especially loved the Q & A after with Cindy (Beta reader). There was one thing that shocked the hell out of me, & I should be use to it having read all Mrs. Reisz short stories and books. Here it is, how in the HELL has the Original Sinners series remained off the NY Ti ...more
Aug 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Marcus Stearns AKA Soren, has been a mystery, and God love us all, still really is. The Confessions gives us a slight insight into his mind about his precious and beloved Eleanor AKA Mistress Nora. And through the shroud of mystery we still love Soren and his totally dominant life and meaning. Yet, Eleanor holds the strings to his heart and always will. We knew that. This book explains how...hard...the battle was for him. Thank you again Tiffany Reisz for yet another chapter of our beloved serie ...more
Yianna Yiannacou
Dec 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
See The Confessions for review
Aug 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Team Soren forever! I loved these confessions.
Renate Jacobs
Jan 02, 2016 rated it really liked it
Absolutely awesome! I loved seeing more of a Marcus/Søren perspective on the story. Also, as always, Tiffany Reisz writes phenomenal dialogue.
CLiK Book Blog
Apr 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Just finished The Confessions.

The Confession of Marcus Stearns was as expected, riveting.

Read The Confessions for an insight to Nora as well as Tiffany.
Feb 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Short but so very sweet. Soren and Eleanor... One of the best love stories ever ( plus the supporting cast) I can't get enough of these characters and am a bit sad they are 'in hiatus' .
Jun 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Read as part of the book The Confessions ...more
Carol Heisz
Sep 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Over a year ago, I added this to my TBR list - it was worth the wait!!! Love this 'peak' into his world and Nora's. And the look into Tiffany Reisz's head was AMAZING!!!
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Tiffany Reisz is the USA Today-bestselling author of the Romance Writers of America RITA®-winning Original Sinners series from Harlequin's Mira Books.

Born in Owensboro, Kentucky, Tiffany graduated from Centre College with a B.A. in English. She began her writing career while a student at Wilmore, Kentucky's Asbury Theological Seminary. After leaving seminary to focus on her fiction, she wrote The

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