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Why Maryann Jordan Writes HEAs

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Perhaps it was with my stories…first fairy tales, read to me by my mother as she tucked me in at night.  They always ended with, “and they lived happily ever after.”  I never imagined that the characters would never have any problems, but I knew it meant that they were going to be happy together.  When I first started reading romances, I adored the HEAs.  For me, when I read a book (and there were only a few) where the couple did not end up together, I always felt cheated.

I read for pleasure…I read to escape…I read to imagine.  And at the end of the story, I always wanted to know that the couple was together.  No matter what they had to face, they would be together.  When I began writing romances, it’s no surprise that, while each book is unique, they all end the same way…Happily Ever After!

Now I have readers who contact me to tell me that they enjoy my stories and love the way they end!


ABOUT THE BOOK: 

With the threat of terrorists developing means of biological warfare, retired Navy SEAL, Logan (Preacher) Bishop jumped at the chance to run a mission in Alaska, monitoring the activities of a newly established ISIS cell.  

Assigned to work with an agent on a cell in Alaska, biologist Vivian Sanders was stunned to find she was being paired with a security specialist and he knew nothing about their cover—living next door to the terrorists and pretending to be married.

Learning to work together, Logan and Viv discover opposites do attract. But the secret Logan carries is one he is afraid she won’t be able to accept. When the chemicals created by the terrorists next door are threatened to be tested on a small town in Alaska, they fight to save their lives…and hope their love survives the battle as well.


Thin Ice CoverABOUT MARYANN JORDAN:

As an Award Winning, Amazon International Bestselling and All-Star author, Kobo, and Barnes & Noble Best Selling Author, I have always been an avid reader. In 2013 I started a blog to showcase wonderful writers. In 2014, I finally gave in to the characters in my head pleading for their story to be told. Thus, Emma’s Home was created. When writing, my dog or one of my cats will usually be found in my lap! I love to hear from readers, so please email me!

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Exclusive Excerpt: Finding Peace by Maryann Jordan

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Military duty called them away to war zones, but after tours overseas, the group of friends found their way back home as men, seeking the peaceful little seaside town. Now, the band of brothers, together once more, work to provide a place for less fortunate veterans to call home.

Brogan MacFarlane, a former Marine, filled his days with hard work at the family bar and his nights running along the shore to rid himself of the war memories he would rather forget. But there was one thing in town that provided a distraction…the pretty cop with the haunted eyes.

Ginny Spencer loved the small, shore town and her job, as long as she could keep people at arm’s length. Former Army Military Police, she carried her own battle scars deep inside and that was just where she planned on keeping them. If only the surly bartender with the Irish blue eyes did not make her long for more.

When reports of a Peeping Tom in town escalate to a man accosting women, Ginny and the Baytown police work to find the culprit, but for her, it opens wounds she would rather forget. Brogan, seeing her pain, steps in, no longer willing to sit on the sidelines. And in doing so, allows her to soothe his nightmares as well.

When two scarred souls come together, their love allows them to find the peace they’ve been seeking.

****Due to scenes of an explicit sexual nature and language that some consider crude, please be warned – for 18+ only! If you do not like alphas with heart who fall instantly in love with strong female characters while dealing with real life issues…again be warned!!*****

Check out an exclusive excerpt below!


A knock on the front door had Brogan cursing under his breath, hoping whoever was there would leave. Another knock killed that hope. Sliding away from Ginny’s sleeping body and out of bed, he walked quietly to the door, throwing it open and observing Grant and Jillian on the porch.

“Yeah, I’ve got her and she’s fine.”

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