Margie Church writes erotic romance novels with a strong suspense element, in keeping with her moniker: Romance with SASS (Suspense Angst Seductive Sizzle). Never expect the same thing twice in one of her books. She tackles subjects and conflicts that aren't typical in romances. Life is complicated. People are, too. Marrying those concepts makes her work fascinating to read. Margie was 2011 GLBT Author of the Year, and her book, Hard as Teak, was named 2011 GLBT Book of the Year at Loves Romances Café. She is well-known for her BDSM erotic romances as well.
Margie lives in Minnesota, is married, and has two children. Some of her passions are music, biking, walking on moonlit nights, fishing, and making people laugh.
Their ten year class reunion in Minneapolis brings Marine Major Skylar Landis face-to-face with one-time boyfriend, Vince Anderson. She asks him to plan a hot, no-strings-attached hook-up to sustain her sexual fantasies while deployed to the Middle East. As their adventure unfolds, Skylar wonders whether she can forget the man who put her desires first and asked for nothing in return.
Orphaned on the brink of adulthood, Jolene must make decisions for herself and her younger, disabled brother, Adam. Decisions as painful as the blows they suffered at their father's hands. Cutting herself is the only thing making Jolene feel something besides misery and worthlessness. She wants a serious and intimate relationship, but is scared to trust anyone with the truth.
Lily Holliway's life is shattered when her husband, Gabe, is killed in Afghanistan. Gabe feels her grief so strongly that his spirit cannot leave the confines of this world. He can't rest in peace until he's sure Lily is going to be okay. In desperation, he reaches out to her using his special gift. Finding the mysterious haiku makes Lily question her grip on reality.