Author Archives: Marian Lanouette

About Marian Lanouette

Marian grew up in Brooklyn. As one of ten children, when she wanted to travel she read and escaped to faraway places. Every morning from an early age she read the Daily News sensational stories on the latest crimes. Marian pens the Jake Carrington Thriller Series, and the third book, All the Pretty Brides, was a 2019 finalist in the Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense. Marian lives in New England with her husband. You can connect with her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Cover Design Redux by Stacy Hoff

Originally posted on Nights of Passion:
Book covers are like people—they both get face lifts. Does prettier wrapping work? I have the perfect opportunity to find out with SEASON OF LOVE, my romance anthology with Gerri Brousseau, Merry Holly, Bobbi…

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Thoughts, emotions and writing

What are you reading? I’m reading the Inside Out Trilogy by Lisa Rene Jones. It’s not my normal reading genre but the writing had me turning the pages. I read all three in three days.   Recently, I was asked … Continue reading

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A Cool Breeze…

A cool breeze, the sun’s rays are warm and the coffee is hot. I couldn’t ask for anything else on this beautiful summer day. What are you reading this week? I’m reading Jody Lebel’s Playing Dead.   I’m curious–How many … Continue reading

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Good Morning

A beautiful day here in New England. The sun is shining and the humidity is low. This morning I’ll be writing on the deck, and this afternoon lunch with a friend and a swim in her pool. Ah, I love … Continue reading

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HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!

The Fourth of July for most people means the start of summer and a day to celebrate our Independence. For me it’s time to honor the military and their service to our county. We have the freedoms and rights thanks … Continue reading

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Writing Quotes

What are you read reading this week? I’m reading Detective for the Innocent by J. H. McCarthy I like to search out and read different writers. But before I read their works, I look for quotes from them. It helps … Continue reading

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Summer reading

What are you reading this week? I’m reading Catherine Coulter’s Bombshell.   Remember when summer used to be those long, lazy days where you sat under a tree or on the beach hiding those sexy covers as you devoured the … Continue reading

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Is it Friday Again?

What are you reading this week? I’m reading Storm Front by Richard Castle.   Isn’t it amazing how fast the days of the week fly by. I can’t believe I’m sitting here in front of my computer racking my brain … Continue reading

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C is for Conflict

What are you reading this week? I’m reading Laura Moore’s Once Tasted. Yummy! To complete the GMC– Conflict is the basis for all commercial fiction.  It’s the lure that draws a reader to care for and cheer for the hero/heroine. It makes … Continue reading

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M is for Motivation

What are you reading this week? I’m reading the Queen’s Wings by Jamie Schmidt. Memorial Day signals the most anticipated time of the year for me. Summer! I love summer, all the flowers, the smell of fresh cut grass and … Continue reading

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