Author: J. S. Marlo

Born and raised in a small French Canadian town, J.S. Marlo spent her childhood reading and daydreaming stories, but after high school, she set aside pen and paper to earn a business degree.

Military wife and mother of three spirited children, J.S. faced many challenges as her young family moved back and forth across the country. The "memorable" adventures she experienced fueled her imagination and rekindled her passion for writing.

J.S. Marlo is now settled down with her husband in northern Alberta from where she enjoys writing and visiting her grown children…and her little granddoggie.

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Voted Out

Voted Out
  • Number: B076N69SN2
  • Release: 2017-10-20
  • Author: J. S. Marlo
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: BWL Publishing Inc.
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Liliane’s mind is reeling, not from the ramifications of her secret love affair, but from the unethical behavior, the blackmail, and the extortion taking place in the election office.

Coaxed into exercising damage control and assuming responsibilities beyond her role as finance officer, Liliane longs to spend time in her art studio, but when election officers begin to vanish and die, she cannot dismiss the events unfolding around her and her lover.

To unravel the mysteries and protect the integrity of the election, Liliane risks her reputation, her heart, and her life.


Hot Water - Heart & Endurance Book 3

Hot Water
  • Number: B074M1PPS3
  • Release: 2017-08-06
  • Author: J. S. Marlo
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: Champagne Book Group
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Can Agent Sullivan repress his feelings for the woman he secretly loves and use her as bait to catch a serial killer?

Nineteen-year-old varsity swimmer Maxime Tremblay is leery of the string of fatal accidents involving female athletes, but after she thwarts an attack, she can no longer ignore the connection between the victims.

Special Agent Ross Sullivan investigates the deadly events on campus only to discover they are not accidents, the athletes are not targeted at random, and the killer is only warming up.

To protect his only witness, he goes undercover as Maxime’s boyfriend, but as pretense and reality begin to blur, Sullivan faces the dilemma of putting her in harm’s way to stop the killings.


Thin Ice - Heart & Endurance Book 2

Thin Ice
  • Number: B072DXQ524
  • Release: 2017-05-01
  • Author: J. S. Marlo
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, * Romance: Sports
  • Publisher: Champagne Book Group
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Can the truth unleash the past and set their hearts and minds free?

Thierry Leboeuf, an eighteen-year-old goaltender, witnesses the drug problems plaguing his teammates. On the verge of exposing the traffickers, he vanishes on his way to a hockey tournament.

Julie Lavoie is no stranger to personal tragedy, but as she contemplates giving love a second chance, she must face her fears regarding the occupation of Rubens “Luke” Lucas, a federal agent embroiled in an explosive investigation.

The sudden disappearance of her only son tests Julie’s courage and determination. She welcomes Luke’s help to search for Thierry, but their two investigations intertwine, jeopardizing her chances of ever seeing her son again.


Cold Sweat - Heart & Endurance Book One

Cold Sweat
  • Number: B01N31C7L9
  • Release: 2017-02-06
  • Author: J. S. Marlo
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Champagne Book Group
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Seventeen-year-old Hope Craig is deaf and training hard to make the biathlon Olympic Team. But when she is kidnapped from the groomed trails and taken to a remote cabin in the mountains, she must battle more than the elements to survive.

On the hunt for her daughter's abductor, Colonel Amelia Matheson enlists the help of Richmond Morgan, a local Sheriff who once hurt her. To find Hope, Sheriff Morgan and Colonel Matheson must untangle a web of secrets, including their own.

Using her wits and skills, Hope sets out to escape the mountains and save the man her mother had sent to rescue her – a man who is not who he appears to be.


Salvaged

Salvaged
  • Number: B01LWY2OR1
  • Release: 2016-10-03
  • Author: J. S. Marlo
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Champagne Book Group
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Star Fisher refuses to let the scar marring her face dictate her choices or the dreams haunting her nights affect her life. A skilled scuba diver and underwater investigator, she assists in the salvage operation of a sunken Model T, but will it reveal its secrets?

Captivated by the feisty diver, captain Hauk Ludvikson struggles against his attraction as they explore the old automobile linked to the unsolved disappearance of a rich heiress. As past crimes create new ones, he must decide if he wants to protect Star or protect his heart.

With danger lurking under and above the water line, Star fights for her future—a future she may not salvage twice.


Untamed - Duty Bound, #3

Untamed
  • Number: B00BR08JA0
  • Release: 2013-03-07
  • Author: J. S. Marlo
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Closed - Breathless Press
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Shaped by tragedy. Bound by duty. Driven by justice. Avery trusts his instincts, not the law, to protect a deaf woman and her young son.

Posted in the heart of winter to a remote detachment in Newfoundland, Constable Avery Stone is a freshly demoted Mountie with a rogue streak. As he looks into the death of a disgraced officer, he stumbles onto a plethora of unresolved crimes. His troubling investigation throws him into the path of Hannah Parker, the feisty deaf mother of a young boy.

To escape her past, Hannah moves into her grandfather's secluded cabin. She catches a glimpse of his killers in the woods, but her credibility is damaged by recanted accusations. The birth of a fatherless son further tarnishes her reputation, and hinders her ability to trust. When shadowy forces threaten her family, Hannah is forced to rely on Avery.

Tangled in a web of deadly deceit, Avery seeks to protect Hannah and her son while desperately trying to retrieve the crucial evidence locked inside their minds. Can Hannah recapture her past in time to save her only child and the man she's come to love?


Unscripted - Duty Bound, #1

Unscripted
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  • Number: B007W1S7Y6
  • Release: 2012-04-19
  • Author: J. S. Marlo
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Romantic Suspense, Romantic Elements, Suspense: Action / Thriller, Suspense: Mystery, * Romance: Sweet
  • Publisher: Closed - Breathless Press
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Shaped by fire. Bound by duty. Driven by love. Riley's tumultuous life rivals the television scripts she writes for Wild Rescue.

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After a bullet shatters his world, actor Blythe Huxley befriends Riley Kendrick, a new writer on the television show Wild Rescue, never expecting to discover a kindred spirit.

No stranger to tragedy, Riley lends a compassionate ear to Blythe's difficulties and soon becomes entangled in a web of illicit affairs and deadly intrigue.

When an arsonist and a killer both strike, Riley's fate intertwines with Blythe's, and her life and her heart hang in the balance. Will they be able to protect their pasts? And save their future?


Unearthed - Duty Bound, #2

Unearthed
  • Number: B0089YM2CI
  • Release: 2012-06-07
  • Author: J. S. Marlo
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Romantic Suspense, Suspense: Action / Thriller, Suspense: Mystery, * Romance: Sweet
  • Publisher: Closed - Breathless Press
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Obligated to give up the man she loves, Rowan O'Reilly takes over Buccaneer Bed & Breakfast. Though her heart is in shambles, she is drawn to Avery Stone, a mysterious guest who reminds her of Bjorn…and everything she lost.

Haunted by a fatal decision, Avery escapes his past in Buccaneer's attic, but he can't ignore the previous owner's peculiar death, the strange bones exhumed by the spirited Rowan…or the annoying doctor vying for her attention.

As visitors wreak havoc on Buccaneer, Rowan stumbles onto deadly family secrets and unknowingly unearths a murderer. Yet nothing, not even the threat of her predecessor's fate, can stop her from digging for the truth. (231 pages)


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