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Releases on July 23 in Marie’s Store

Wide Release on July 30

Releases everywhere on Sept. 24

Read State of Suspense Now!

A high-profile murder has Sam and her team chasing an elusive killer…

Just back from their anniversary trip to Dewey Beach, there’s no slow roll back to work for the first couple as Sam is immediately thrust into the baffling murder of her friend and colleague, U.S. Attorney Tom Forrester, which has everyone on edge. The FBI wants in on this one, and she’s determined to figure out what happened to Tom before they can take over her investigation as new and unsettling details arise about the crimes involving disgraced former Lieutenant Stahl. A new development sends the investigation in an entirely new direction as Sam goes toe-to-toe with her husband’s uncooperative Attorney General.

In the midst of the hot new case, Sam’s got to put on her first lady hat for the Canadian Prime Minister and his wife, who are in town for the Cappuano administration’s first State Dinner. Once they get through that event, Sam and Nick will finally meet with Nick’s mother, who’s asked for a chance to make things right with her son. 

With all of that going on, who has time to breathe let alone plan an operation that’ll either snag a killer or end her career?

Preorder Renewal After Dark to Read in July!

The storm has passed, but the hard work is just beginning…

Gansett Island has withstood the fury of Hurricane Ethel, and now the cleanup is underway for many islanders, including McKenzie Martin, who barely escaped the storm with her life and that of her son, Jax. After Police Chief Blaine Taylor rescued them and brought them to his home, her island neighbor, Duke Sullivan, showed up with belongings he collected from the collapsed cottage she recently inherited from her grandmother. When Duke invites McKenzie to use his empty garage apartment while she figures out her next moves, McKenzie is thankful for his offer—and his friendship—as she navigates the complexities of rebuilding on an island. 

Duke is smitten by his old friend Rosemary’s granddaughter, the loveliest woman he’s ever met. But what would she want with a long-haired, tattooed dude like him who’s nine years older than her and more than a little rough around the edges? Turns out, she’s quite enchanted by the man she refers to as a unicorn. Not only is he sexy, thoughtful and funny, he’s also kind, which is the most important quality to her after encountering too many selfish men who disappointed her, especially Jax’s father, who’s about to hear from McKenzie’s new lawyer, Kendall James, sister to Jared, Quinn and Cooper. 

As the friendship between Duke and McKenzie deepens, other islanders are caught up in the search for two missing men, one of whom has deep ties to several longtime residents. Others are dealing with the emotional fallout from their close calls during the storm. 

In good times and in bad, island residents come together to support each other and to rebuild their beloved community. 

Bonus! Attend the wedding of two island favorites in a special short story at the end of RENEWAL AFTER DARK!

Readers can preorder RENEWAL AFTER DARK in ebook, audio and paperback exclusively from my store! The ebook edition will be delivered by BookFunnel on July 23, to the device of your choice. The audio edition will be delivered by BookFunnel on July 23, to the BookFunnel app. 

RENEWAL AFTER DARK is also available for preorder on all the major retailers (Kindle, AppleBooks, Nook, Kobo, GooglePlay, etc) and will release wide on July 30. It will release into Kindle Unlimited about a month after the wide release. More to come on the KU release later.

By purchasing the book through my store, you’ll be able to read it a FULL week before the book goes live on other retailers! 

Preorder In the Air Tonight to Read on Sept. 24!

I was there. I saw what you did.


I wasn’t supposed to be there that night, but my friend Sienna talked me into going to the party in Land’s End so she could spy on her boyfriend. While hiding out in the woods, we witnessed an unspeakable crime. And we did everything wrong afterward. 

Connections run deep in our small town. 

I was pressured into keeping my mouth shut, even though every part of me objected. I assumed I’d always do the right thing in any situation. I was wrong about that and a lot of other things. 

I was wrecked by what I saw and how the victim was treated by kids I’d known all my life. I’ve been sick over it ever since, even as I moved on, far away from the town where I was raised. 

Fourteen years later, I learn that the guy who committed that unspeakable crime is running for Congress, and something in me snaps.

I can’t bear the weight of that knowledge for another second. 

Finally, I report what I saw, and all hell breaks loose for me and others who were at that long-ago party. Some of them will do whatever it takes to keep the truth from coming to light…even if they have to kill me. 

In the midst of an epic battle, a new love gives me the strength to stay strong, to fight for my life and to right a terrible wrong.

Content warning: A sexual assault storyline may be upsetting to some readers.

About Marie Force

Marie Force is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 100 contemporary romance, romantic suspense and erotic romance novels. Her series include Fatal, First Family, Gansett Island, Butler Vermont, Quantum, Treading Water, Miami Nights and Wild Widows. She has also written 12 single titles, with more coming.

Her books have sold 14 million copies worldwide, have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list more than 30 times. She is also a USA Today and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller, as well as a Spiegel bestseller in Germany.

Her goals in life are simple—to spend as much time as possible with her young adult children, to keep writing books for as long as she possibly can and to never be on a flight that makes the news.

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~ Calvin Coolidge

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