State of Denial, the fifth book in the First Family Series, is a bestseller hitting at no. 5 on the ebook list for the Wall Street Journal for the week of Aug. 26, 2023.  Denial: refusing to admit the truth or reality of something unpleasant… His mother has been arrested, his government is under new threat, the relentless media is driving him mad, and denial becomes the word of the day for President Nick Cappuano. Meanwhile, his wife, DC Metro Police Lt. Sam Holland Cappuano has caught a big new case with suspects everywhere she looks. Watch for her partner, Detective Freddie Cruz, to take center stage in this investigation when a variety of personal situations keep Sam off the job. With the countdown on to their second anniversary, the first couple is keeping their heads down and their eyes on the prize of a week away from the capital city. But with threats circling all around them, will they be able to make it happen? The fifth First Family book picks up right where State of Shock left off, with Sam and her family continuing to absorb the loss of a beloved family member as she and her team work to clean up the mess former Lt. Stahl has left behind. “…l’d one hundred percent recommend State of Denial and the Fatal/First Family Series to all. And if you’ve not yet picked up the series, what are you waiting for??” —five star review from Mags on Goodreads
Readers can preorder HURRICANE AFTER DARK in ebook, audio and paperback exclusively from my store! The ebook edition will be delivered by BookFunnel on Friday, June 16, to the device of your choice. The audio edition will be delivered by BookFunnel on Friday, June 16, to the BookFunnel app.    Learn more at  HURRICANE AFTER DARK is also available for preorder on all the major retailers (Kindle, AppleBooks, Nook, Kobo, GooglePlay, etc) and will release wide on June 23. 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!  Being able to sell directly to my readers is a dream come true, and I’m also thrilled to finally give you what you’ve been asking for—weekend releases! YAY for binge reading on the weekends!
The Long and Winding Road, the Butler, Vermont Series finale, is a bestseller hitting at no. 7 on the ebook list for the Wall Street Journal. This is the one you’ve been waiting for… Max Abbott takes center stage in the Butler, Vermont Series finale when the timeline jumps forward five years and finds Max staring down his ten-year high school reunion, with no desire whatsoever to attend. Under pressure from his family to go, he ends up glad to be there when he connects with the only person from high school he wanted to see—his ex-girlfriend, Lexi, who’s been “missing” the last ten years. When Max finds out where Lexi has been—and why—and realizes all the old familiar feelings are still there, he’ll have to decide if he can risk taking a chance on an uncertain situation with her or if he’d rather continue to be alone with his son, Caden. Find out where all the Abbotts and Colemans are and what Fred and Dexter are up to five years later as this beloved series comes to an exciting and heartfelt conclusion. “You ended the series with a slam dunk! I absolutely loved this book!”—PJ in The Long and Winding Road Facebook Group
State of Shock, book 4 in the First Family Series, is a bestseller appearing at no. 1 on the ebook list for the Wall Street Journal. They never saw this coming… This story picks up right where State of the Union left off with another wild ride for the First Couple as they navigate work, family and an all new and extra baffling murder mystery that has Sam pushing the boundaries to get answers before a killer can strike again. Meanwhile, Nick contends with the aftermath of his landmark State of the Union address as a person from his past threatens to undo all the progress he’s made since assuming the presidency. “I have been reading the Fatal series since the beginning and love Sam and Nick and all their friends and family. I can’t wait to see what happens now that Nick is the President of the United States and Sam is the First Lady. This was not the path that Nick and Sam wanted for their family but Nick knows it is his duty and responsibility to take over as POTUS.”—Five Stars from Phuong on Amazon for State of Affairs.
Someone to Hold, book 2 in the Wild Widows Series, is a bestseller hitting the USA Today list at no. 50 and appearing at no. 7 on the ebook list for the Wall Street Journal. Grief brought them together. Will it also tear them apart? IrisTwo and a half years after suddenly losing the love of my life, I’m coming out of the fog of early grief and taking a hard look at the rest of my life. With three young children to care for on my own while also managing their grief, I haven’t had a lot of time to ponder what’s next for me. When I think about what I really want, I keep coming back to one thing. Or I should say one person, someone who understands what I’ve been through because he’s been there, too, only his losses were far worse than mine. I find myself thinking about him all the time, but is he ready for the things I want? I have no idea, but I’m determined to find out. “Marie Force has done it again, brought us an emotional journey about second chances, widowhood and dealing with the hand you are dealt. As the story continues, Iris and Gage teach readers about coping with tragedy while learning to live in the moment while hoping for a future.”—5 Stars from Alphas Do It Better Book Blog
State of the Union, book 3 in the First Family Series, is a bestseller hitting the USA Today list at no. 14 and appearing at no. 3 on the ebook list for the Wall Street Journal. It’s the biggest night of President Nick Cappuano’s life. Will his first lady make it to the Capitol in time for his speech? As always, when things get too hot to handle in the rest of their lives, Sam and Nick turn to each other for solace as their bond grows deeper by the day in this latest installment in the First Family Series.  “I am really loving every new story in this series. Sam and Nick are at the top of my favorite couple list. Their fierce love for one another, and their family, makes my heart swell every time I read about them.” —5 star review for State of the Union by Marcy on Goodreads