Taking The Cacti For A Walk

on June 15, 2016
Cavanaugh Cold Case

If I ever write an autobiography, I have the perfect title for it. It would be called Taking The Cacti For A Walk. My husband has an affinity for ugly things (we will not extrapolate on this thought) and began collecting cacti and succulents just shortly after our second child was born. Since he worked… Read More

Marie Ferrarella

Marie Ferrarella

Born in West Germany, arrived in the U.S. at four, I began writing when I was eleven. I began selling many years after that. Along the way, I acquired a Masters in Shakespearean Comedy from Queens College in N.Y, a husband and two kids (in that order)—the dog came later.

My first romance was bought by Second Chance At Love November of 1981. The road from there to here has a hundred and thirty-seven more sales to it. I’ve been published by Silhouette, Harlequin, Zebra, Harper, Bantam and Berkeley. I’ve been fortunate enough to have received several Rita nominations from the Romance Writers of America Association over the years, with one win for Father Goose (in the Traditional Romance Category). I’ve also been nominated several times in various categories by Romantic Times Magazine. I hope to be found one day—many, many years from now—slumped over my computer, writing to the last moment. But before then, I would dearly love to write a successful screenplay. My goal has always been to entertain.

Entertainment Weekly 2015 named me the fifth most prolific romance author of all time—and I have since moved up to the fourth position, having published 296 works.

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June Promises a Little Mystery

on June 7, 2016
The Long Night

What is more intriguing than a promise? The promise to love someone ‘til death do us part, the promise to return from war … the promise that some day the world will end. June finds authors exploring the mystery of promises both good and evil. New York Times Bestselling Author Stella Cameron leads off the… Read More


on April 8, 2016

by Marie Ferrarella It has been four years since my last blog (Oddly enough, the first words in the Confessional begin the same way—except with a different time reference). One reason is that I’ve been exceedingly busy upping my book count (presently at 297 titles sold, 286 of which belong to the Mother Ship—Harlequin). Another… Read More