An interview with Marie Force

Sharon Lathan

Sharon Lathan is the best-selling author of The Darcy Saga, a ten-volume sequel series to Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice.

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Cindie Meincke

Marie, I am a huge fan of yours and the Green Mountain Series has me so excited. I was able to listen to it thanks to your FB post letting us know it was available in audio format. It looks like this series could go into quite a few books and I want to know if Fred is going to be a match maker for another couple?

Marie Force

Thank you Cindie! Not sure if Fred is going to match-make again, but I do expect him to appear in every book. He’s already got quite a following on Facebook. 🙂 For those who don’t know, Fred is a moose. Glad you are enjoying the series!

Kim Rothenbuhler

Great interview Marie & Thanks so much for taking time for your avid fans! I wonder if you’ve ever had to re~write a chapter/book because you thought the story should unfold one way but the characters or a different hunch took you another direction? LOVE all your books, but I have to admit to loving Sam the most as well! Actually find myself saying at times ‘What would Sam do’????. Thanks for sharing your ‘gift’ with us????

Marie Force

LOL–asking what would Sam do is sure to get you in some sort of trouble! Especially with the men in your life. 🙂 She is FUN to write and I hope to be writing her and Nick for a long time to come. I don’t do a lot of rewriting. I tend to stay on a scene until I’m happy with it rather than going back and redoing it later. Thanks for coming by!

Terri Newton

I knew there’s a reason beyond the obvious that I’ve looked for and read most of your books Marie! Nora Roberts is my all time fave too!!

Marie Force

Thank you Terri! I’m really looking forward to signing with Nora on Nov. 1 at her bookstore Turn the Page in Boonsboro, MD, and to sleeping in the Eve and Roarke room the night before at her Inn Boonsboro. I hope I wont’t totally geek out on her. Going to try my best to behave!

Stephanie L

Her book trilogy based on the Inn Boonsboro were fabulous! I keep begging the hubby to take me up to that part of the world. Of course, I’d want to stay in the Darcy and Lizzy room for more than one reason. =D

Debbie Deskin

What book are you reading now ? How many books are on your night stand?

Marie Force

Not too many on the nightstand–most of them are on my Kindle these days. I’m reading Julie Kenner’s new book Heated and Samantha Young’s book Fall from India Place. Also another about the Secret Service as research for the next Fatal book.

Marianne Lee

So glad I have discovered you, Marie! These books are filling in the gap that is left when I have read all of Nora Roberts books and need something more. Fun, entertaining, great beach reads, and I’m glad that my reading habit can’t keep up with your writing habit. Thanks so much for writing great books!

Marie Force

Thanks for reading, Marianne!

L. Levy

I’m 30% through “I Want To Hold Your Hand”. I’m enjoying it as much as all your other books.

Marie Force

Thank you so much! So glad you’re enjoying Hannah and Nolan’s story. They took me on a very emotional journey. It’s great to hear readers are loving it! YAY!

Marie Force

My pleasure Sharon! Thanks for having me and for your kind thoughts at the top! I still remember that day in San Fran!

Sandie Maynard

Just finished reading the Fatal Series and loved them – so, easy decision to dive into the Green Mountain series. I am sure it will be great and I can’t wait to see where they are located since I am a Green Mountain State girl!!

Marie Force

Thank you Sandie! I love hearing from Vermonters who are enjoying the series. And thank you for reading the Fatal Series. Much more to come for Sam and Nick! 🙂

Stephanie L

Thanks for sharing! I went and downloaded “Maid for Love” and the sample of “All you need is love” on my Nook. I love serials. One book never seems to give me enough information on a group of characters. I want to know what happens tomorrow. I know you said you write organically…but when you’re writing a book about a character, do you get ideas for what is going to happen in the next few books for character B, C and D and have to make a list or do you finish this one and think okay, next book is going to be about character D and then “tune in” to their voice? Sorry, lonnnnggg run-on question. LOL Appreciate the giveaway!

Marie Force

Thanks for checking out the books, Stephanie. Hope you enjoy Maid for Love and All You Need Is Love. Yes, I often get ideas for other characters or upcoming books. I don’t make a list so much as file away the idea. I’m famous for making lists that I never take the time to actually LOOK at. I’m always thinking about upcoming characters and stories, so by the time I start to write, I’m fairly tuned into the characters and their voices. Thanks for the question!


Another great interview! Thanks Marie and Sharon. I loved the video interview,it really showcases your passion for your characters Marie!
I will definitely be checking out your fav character Sam after that glowing review 🙂
I’ve read ‘True North’ so far which was beautifully romantic. I look forward to reading the Fatal series too.

Marie Force

Thanks, Vee! Sam is SOOOO fun to write–she is funny and a true bad-ass, which we do not have in common. I’m a wimp compared to her! Hope you enjoy the series!


Haha! I look forward to reading them all 🙂

J "Joy" Dawn King

Marie, were you a voracious reader when you were growing up and are you a TV/movie watcher now? (Technically TWO questions – sorry!)

Enjoyed the interview.

Marie Force

Hi Joy,
Yes, I was always a big reader and I don’t watch as much TV as I used to. Time is the issue! I DVR Parenthood and Grey’s Anatomy these days, and I still haven’t watched the season finale of Grey’s if that tells you anything! I also DVR the NBC Nightly News because I’m a news dork (and former reporter). That I watch every day! 🙂 Thanks for coming by to say hello.

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