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Winner of the Fatal Series Plus Bonus Prizes!

I want to thank Marie Force for being a fabulous guest on Tuesday!

Before I announce the winner of the entire Fatal Series (that’s six novels and a novella!) we have a few extra prizes to give away.¬†We have a policy at Kiss and Thrill that whenever we have more than 100 entrants in a giveaway, we will give out some K&T author ebooks as a bonus prize. Well, it wasn’t a policy before, but it is now. ūüėČ

Ashes, Ashes, They All Fall Dead by Lena Diaz

“This book has everything a reader could want in a romantic suspense and more. Diaz once more proves that she can write a fast paced romantic thriller that ranks right up there with the greats like Sandra Brown, Linda Howard and Allison Brennan.”

Read the full review here.

The winner of Ashes, Ashes, They All Fall Dead is: Wendy Santorum

Why Dukes Say I Do by Manda Collins

“Witty and smart, Collins’ prose flows smoothly as she merges a charming, compassionate love story with gothic suspense….Add strong pacing and depth of emotion, and there’s no doubt this is a winner.”
~Top Pick, 4¬Ĺ stars, RT Book Reviews

The winner of Why Dukes Say I Do is: Tara (10:43 am)

FIRST DO NO EVIL by Carey Baldwin

“A perfect example of a well-balanced mix between suspense, romance and strong characterization… This book made me gasp…bite my nails in suspense, cry with its emotional intensity and sigh with its romance. Carey Baldwin wooed me with her excellent writing, heart-pounding suspense and fabulous characters. She’s been added to my list of go-to authors for romantic thrillers! I was just blown away.” ~ Pearl’s World of Romance

The winner of First Do No Evil is: Jane Smolen

Body of Evidence by Rachel Grant

“This is hands down the best book I’ve read this year.¬†I cannot wait to see what is next from this up and coming author that can write suspense like nobody’s business.” ~ SnS (Sugar and Spice) Reviews

Read the full review here.

The winner of Body of Evidence is: Patti Straight


Join us next week at Kiss and Thrill when Sarah Andre hosts Hank Phillippi Ryan.

Award-winning and bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan presents a spine-chilling, heart-wrenching suspense novel that explores a terrifying scenario striking at the heart of every family.

And now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for…

The winner of this:

From Marie Force


Laurie Guerino Bonanno!!!


For all winners, to claim your prize, use the contact form to email us within 10 days and please include your preferred ebook format.

Fatal Series Author Marie Force Joins Rachel Inside the Actors Studio

Today I am thrilled to welcome Marie Force to Kiss and Thrill! Marie is the author of the intense and enticing romantic suspense Fatal Series in addition to the McCarthys of Gansett Island and other bestselling contemporary romance series.

Book 6 of the Fatal Series, FATAL MISTAKE, released in June to the great excitement of her fans, who launched the book onto the New York Times bestseller list, debuting at #20 on the ebook list.


A critical error.

A Cinderella season cut short.

A star player murdered.

D.C. is recovering from angry riots after one player’s mistake blew the D.C. Federals’ chance at the World Series, and Lt. Sam Holland is determined to unravel the twisted web of motives behind the star center fielder’s death. Was it a disgruntled fan, a spurned lover or a furious teammate?

While Sam digs through clues, her husband, U.S. Senator Nick Cappuano, fights for his political life in the final days of his reelection campaign as financial irregularities threaten his future. It’s a distraction Nick can ill afford with Sam in the midst of another high-profile murder investigation and both of them trying to help their adopted son, Scotty, cope with the murder of a ball player he admired.

 Determined to bring the killer to justice, Sam must root out the truth before another mistake proves fatal.

Marie has a special treat for our readers today, she is giving away the entire Fatal Series in ebook to 1 lucky commenter. If you’ve been dying to to read this series, here is your chance to nab them all. And to my Kiss and Thrill sisters – no fair to quit the blog so you’ll be eligible to enter the drawing. ūüėČ

Marie chose my favorite type of interview for today’s blog, because I get to put on my James Lipton costume (Will Ferrell does him better, but since we’re not doing video I’m going to claim to come in a close second).

So now, without further delay, are Marie’s answers to my questions, unabashedly stolen from James Lipton, who adapted them from French television personality Bernard Pivot, who modeled his questions after the Proust Questionnaire.

1. What is your favorite word? Kerfuffle

2. What is your least favorite word? Lover

3. What turns you on? Intelligence

4. What turns you off? Ignorance

5. What sound or noise do you love? My kids’ laughter

6. What sound or noise do you hate? Rap music

7. What is your favorite curse word? Fuck. Is there another one?

8. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? None.

9. What profession would you not like to do? Accounting.

10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates? All your favorite people didn’t make the cut. Wouldn’t you rather be with them Down Under?

I have to admit, my answer is the same or similar to Marie’s for at least five of these (including #7).¬†How about you? How many of your answers would line up with Marie’s?

One lucky commenter will win this:

Marie Force is the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal best-selling, award-winning author of more than 25 contemporary romances, including The McCarthys of Gansett Island Series, the Fatal Series, the Treading Water Series and numerous stand-alone books. Her new series, The Green Mountain Series, begins Feb. 4, 2014 with “All You Need Is Love.”

While her husband was in the Navy, Marie lived in Spain, Maryland and Florida, and she is now settled in her home state of Rhode Island. She is the mother of two teenagers and two feisty dogs, Brandy and Louie.

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