Saturday, August 7, 2010

Celebrating A New Romantic Suspense From Marie-Nicole Ryan

Today we're celebrating the release of LOVE ME IF YOU CAN by award winning romantic suspense author, Marie-Nicole Ryan.

Marie-Nicole has had a life-long love affair with books. It was only natural she started writing her own. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee and loves every moment she spends writing. She's a member of ROMANCE WRITERS OF AMERICA and MUSIC CITY ROMANCE WRITERS, and Kiss of Death, RWA's Mystery/Suspense chapter. When she served as the editor of MCRW's newsletter, Love Notes, she won the RWA small chapter newsletter contest for the year 2005.

She's a native of Henderson, Kentucky, but she's lived in Tennessee so long, she considers herself a true native...almost. She has an adult son, who's a hero in her eyes. And now that she's given up her day job, it's amazing how much more writing she's able to accomplish.

If you'd like to know a little about her trials and tribulations on the way to fame and fortune, check out her blog at Marie Blogs About Writing and you can check out the soap hunks as well.


LOVE ME IF YOU CAN by Marie-Nicole Ryan
Music City Heat Series

Summertime in Nashville gets pretty steamy. No wonder Tess and Scott combust.

Nashville Homicide Detective Tess O'Malley has a lot to prove. She comes from a long line of police officers, including her father and older brothers. First, she and her partner are taken off a high-profile case and sidelined with a cold case instead. After reviewing the files, she's certain her cold case is connected to the current one, and she sets out to prove it. Too bad it means locking horns with a handsome PI who could win her heart and derail her career.

Scott Holt is all business when it comes to running his family's PI firm. When the lovely Detective O'Malley comes to question him about his possible involvement in her cold case, he has everything but business on his mind. Like locking lips with the fiery redhead.


WIN - Leave Marie-Nicole a question or comment today at her Cyber Launch Party and your name goes in the hat for a free download of your choice of her backlist. You can check out her books here - please leave your choice and your email address so we can get you hooked up if you are today's winner!


  1. Super congrats on the new release Maire-Nicole is sounds great! I just read the excerpt and I love Tess already - she's one tough chick!

    Please tell us a little bit about your new book and about the Music City Heat Series.

    Best of luck with you new release - hope it's a HUGE seller for you and hope to see many more books from you very soon!

  2. Congratulations on your new release. This sounds like a very good book. If I won I would love to get The Man For The Job.

  3. Hey there! Thanks for setting this up, DeNita. The Music City Heat series (if I ever finish book two) centeres around six siblings of a blended family, the Holt-Lackeys. LOVE ME IF YOU CAN is Scot's story. If I have time, along with selling my house and moving back to Kentucky, I intend to write each member's story. You'll meet the other five as secondary characters in book one.

    Enough about the background. Of course it's set in Nashville, my home town of the last *mumbles* years. Scott and Tess first meet in a local coffee shop (already they have something in common) and sparks fly--not necessarily the good kind. They meet later again that day when Homicide Detective Tess O'Malley comes to interview him about his possible involvement in her newly assigned cold case.

    She thinks the cold case is related to the one she and her partner were kicked off. (Sorry about the preposition thing.)

    Scott and Tess are destined to fall in love if she can get over the idea she HAS to make captain by forty like her father. Family doesn't enter into her future plans, but Scott is determined to change her mind.

    And of course, there's a very sick and twisted serial killer mucking things up as well. Tess has to find him before another teenage boy meets a horrible end.

  4. Thanks for coming by, Sherry. Good luck in the drawing.

  5. this sounds great! congrats on your new release! :)

    it was a hard call, but if i had to pick one, it would be love on the run. wish me luck!

    k_sunshine1977 at yahoo dot com

  6. Congrats Marie-Nicole. This sounds great! If I had to pick, I would want either this one, or Seducing the Sherrif! Thanks for such a great contest!

  7. Sure thing, Nicole. Thanks for taking time to post.

  8. Hi,

    Look like a great read, I enjoyed your post.

    Good luck with the sales!!!

    Oh, If I were a winner I'd pick this one for sure.


  9. Hi, Val. Thanks for the good wishes. good luck in the contest.

  10. You're a very busy woman with all the genres you write in. This one sounds great and the location of the story adds to its sexiness. If I'm lucky enough to win I'd choose The Man for the Job.

    joderjo402 AT gmail DOT com

  11. Your latest release sounds great and I loved the trailer.

    If chosen, I would like to have SEDUCING THE SHERIFF.

    Tracey D
    booklover0226 at gmail dot com

  12. Congrats on your new release! It sounds like a very good read.
    If I won I would pick Seducing The Sheriff.

    kissinoak at verizon dot net

  13. The book trailer was powerful and got enough information across without any spoken words. This new release is a great addition to your catalog.

    I would choose Too Good To Be True (PDF format)

  14. Joder, truthfully I'm busy trying to sell my house and keep it in "show" condition. Occasionally I like to mix it up a little. The one mystery/suspense which I dearly love didn't set well with the romance crowd, even though it had romantic elements. The historical western, Seducing the Sheriff, was a fun thing to write and yet it had had a bit of suspense or danger included. Basically what you can count on with any of my books is romance, danger, and family drama to differing degrees, no matter what the official genre is.

  15. Estella, TracyD and Leni. Thanks for dropping by. I'll have you gals know that I managed to put an end table together this afternoon and that dang thing nearly whupped me. Uh-oh, I'm drifing into historical western dialogue.

    Sure is hot here. I'm glad you liked the trailer, Leni. I enjoyed doing it.

  16. Huge congrats, Marie-Nicole--I don't know why I didn't know about this being the start of a new series! D'oh! Well, I'm thrilled to know now :)

    I'd love Seducing the Sheriff in PDF.

    f dot chen at comcast dot net

  17. Good luck with your new release. I would like to tead Seducing the Sheriff in pdf format.


  18. Thanks, Loretta and flchen. I hope it'll be a series someday, anyway. That's how I planned it.

  19. congrats on the new release.cant wait to read it.

    the man for the job in pdf

  20. Congrats and good luck with the new release. Sounds like a good read. I would love to have Holding Her Own in PDF format.

  21. Thanks for dropping, Regina and Tamsyn. I appreciate the good wishes.

  22. According to DeBita the winner is:
    Tamsyn. Your copy of HOLDING HER OWN is on its way.