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Maureen Smith
Maureen Smith is the author of seventeen novels and one novella, including the award-winning novel With Every Breath. She writes romantic suspense for Kensington (Dafina) and contemporary romance for Harlequin (Kimani). She received a B.A. in English from the University of Maryland (Go Terps!)... show more

Maureen Smith is the author of seventeen novels and one novella, including the award-winning novel With Every Breath. She writes romantic suspense for Kensington (Dafina) and contemporary romance for Harlequin (Kimani). She received a B.A. in English from the University of Maryland (Go Terps!) with a minor in creative writing. As a former freelance writer, Maureen's articles were featured in various print and online publications. While working as a freelance writer following the birth of her second child, Maureen penned her first novel. To her delight, Ghosts of Fire was nominated for a Romantic Times BOOKreviews Reviewers' Choice Award and an Emma Award for Favorite New Author, and won the Romance in Color Reviewers' Choice Awards for New Author of the Year and Romantic Suspense of the Year. Maureen's second novel, With Every Breath, was also nominated for a Romantic Times BOOKreviews Reviewers' Choice Award, and garnered four Emma Award nominations in the categories of Favorite Hero, Favorite Romantic Suspense, Author of the Year and Book of the Year. Maureen's novel, Secret Agent Seduction, won the 2010 Emma Award for Best Romantic Suspense. To date, Maureen has received four Romantic Times nominations and fourteen Emma nominations. Maureen lives in San Antonio, TX with her husband, two children, and a beloved miniature schnauzer named Pippin.
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Tina's Reading Books
Tina's Reading Books rated it 2 years ago
In the inimitable words of the always fabulous Nina Garcia this was a "taste issue."Honestly this book was not bad per se. It simply was not to my taste. It is filled with tropes and themes that I usually steer clear of. If I actually liked these, then could have potentially been a 4-or-5 star book...
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My Reading Nook rated it 3 years ago
Love love love Maureen Smith's writing and I've devoured anything and everything she's published. That said This I Promise You wasn't a fave of mine. Read more.
Heidi Hart
Heidi Hart rated it 3 years ago
I picked this up because I was intrigued by the recent review at Smart Bitches, Trashy Books, because I have a weakness for the escort/courtesan/prostitute as protagonist trope, and because it was on sale. After starting it, I was briefly even more intrigued to learn the protagonists are African Ame...
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My Reading Nook rated it 3 years ago
LNOE sticks to a similarly formula as its predecessor when it comes to the suspense plot in this story; the stranger lurking right under everyone's noses and attacking his prey while the police are none the wiser as to who and why of the case. There was just the right amount of suspense while not be...
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My Reading Nook rated it 3 years ago
Overall, WMN hit all my hot buttons — there’s a good suspense plot, with an unexpected plot twist, sexy romance, and well-drawn protagonists and supporting characters. Read more.
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