Marianne Stillings has loved stories with happy endings since she was three years old and her mother read her The Little Golden Book of The Ugly Duckling. Originally from California, these days she lives in the Pacific Northwest, where she’s the single mom of two fantastic daughters, and where she takes shelter from the rain by writing happy endings of her own.

Book List in Order:9 titles

  • Small-town Sheriff Devlin Montgomery and murder suspect Merry Belle Noelle have every reason to distrust each other, but with her pack of wacky holiday crochet nut friends involved, this crazy and mysterious yarn will end in love.HOOKED BACK INMerry ...


  • In WWII, Women’s Auxiliary Service Pilot Rachel Prentiss finds herself in increasing danger—to her life by whoever killed Lt. Gracie Abbott, and to her heart by her superior officer, Captain Jack Lassiter. THE WAR AT HOME In another life, Captain...


  • Former romance author turned live-in housekeeper Stephanie Scott wants to believe her new employer’s oath to never hurt her, but the fact that he’s a Vampire, the cast of eerie characters tromping through Moonrise Manor, and the dead body in the ...


  • IF HE COULD REALLY SEE THE FUTURE... Logan Sinclair is nothing but a fraud. Or at least that's what Inspector Andie Darling, undercover on the streets of San Francisco, is determined to prove. Sure, the sexy Scotsman may say he's a clairvoyant, but A...


  • Hungry for Love Hotshot private eye Ethan Darling regularly risks his life to collar dangerous criminals, but he's pretty sure his latest assignment will be as easy as apple pie. He's the new bodyguard for Georgiana Mundy, culinary queen and host ...


  • Detective Nate Darling has put up with a lot of weird things since he's moved back to San Francisco--healing crystals, free range tofu, the SF Giants. But he's drawing the line at psychic dream interpretations. Tabitha March claims she can see ot...


  • IT WAS A NIGHT OF SLOW DANCES, HEATED LOOKS, AND FOR DETECTIVE TAYLOR McKENNITT, THE EARTH MOVED. UNFORTUNATELY, SO DID THE LOVELY CLAIRE . . . . . right on out the door. Not that it wasn't the hottest night of her life. In fact, the memor...


  • I'm dead. Damn. I was hoping to see how the Mariners wind up this season. Since I was too busy making my millions writing mysteries to have any blood heirs, I've decided to set up a treasure hunt, with the prize being my entire estate. I've cho...


  • Port Henry Ledger Book Review by Betsy Tremaine: WRONG GUY HAS THE WRITE STUFF IN TORRID LOVE STORY Let me tell you, dear reader, I've rarely been subjected to such drivel as I have in the novels of bestselling tough-guy cop-turned-author J. Soldi...