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Author: Judi Fennell

Judi Fennell has had her nose in a book and her head in some celestial realm all her life, including those early years when her mom would exhort her to "get outside!" instead of watching Bewitched or I Dream of Jeannie on television. So she did--right into Dad's hammock with her Nancy Drew books.

These days she's more likely to have her nose in her laptop and her head (and the rest of her body) at her favorite bookstore, but she's still reading, whether it be her latest manuscript or friends' books.

A three-time finalist in online contests, Judi has enjoyed the reader feedback she's received and would love to hear what you think about her Mer and Genie series.

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What a Woman - A Manley Maids Novel, #4

What a Woman
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780425268322
  • Release: 2015-03-03
  • Author: Judi Fennell
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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After starting her housecleaning company, Manley Maids, one woman is determined to make it on her own. And what a woman she is…

 

Now that Mary-Alice Catherine Manley—Mac—has her hunky brothers working for her, she can sit back and watch the business roll in. But her new assignment quickly tosses that plan out the window. Mildred, her grandmother’s best friend, needs her house cleaned and Gran has volunteered Mac for the job. The problem is Mildred’s cocky grandson. He thinks Mac’s at his beck and call, but she has a few things to tell him…aside from how hot he is.

 

Jared Nolan is currently lying low, nursing some broken bones—and a  bruised ego. The former professional baseball player let himself be used by woman once, and now it could rob him of his beloved career. No woman is ever going to call the shots again, which is why, when the bossy Mac shows up, he’s going to show her who’s really in charge. He’s just not prepared for the undeniable attraction between them. And with the two of them in one house, there’s no telling who will come out swinging…


What a Woman Gets - A Manley Maids Novel, #3

What a Woman Gets
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780425268315
  • Release: 2014-11-04
  • Author: Judi Fennell
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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What happens when three irresistibly sexy brothers lose a poker bet to their enterprising sister? They get hired out for her housecleaning venture. Now, the Manley Maids are at your service. Satisfaction guaranteed. It’s what a woman gets...

Business owner Liam Manley has no patience for women like Cassidy Davenport?women happy to spend a man’s money without giving a thought to any actual work. But to make good on his bet, Liam must not only tolerate the couture-clad socialite, he’ll have to clean up after her. Until Cassidy’s father suddenly cuts off her finances. With no money and no home for Liam to clean, Cassidy has no choice but to accept a job offer?as Liam’s new maid?

Liam is eager to teach her a lesson about the real world, but he winds up learning a few things himself. Free from her father’s influence, Cassidy can finally pursue her own life, and winds up showing Liam how resourceful and determined she can be. Not to mention how sexy she is with (or without) that designer wardrobe. But when sparks fly between them, will it be true love?or just another messy affair?


Tall, Dark and Paranormal - 10 Thrilling Tales of Sexy Alpha Bad Boys

Tall, Dark and Paranormal
  • Number: B00N55HGOA
  • Release: 2014-09-16
  • Authors: Caridad Pineiro, Lori Handeland, Terry Spear, Opal Carew, Stephanie Julian, Paige Tyler, Judi Fennell, Laura Kaye, Sara Humphreys, Randi Alexander
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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10 Thrilling Tales of Sexy Alpha Bad Boys

CRESCENT MOON - From New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Lori Handeland

FOREVER FREED by New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Laura Kaye

SPELLBOUND by New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Opal Carew, writing as Amber Carew

SINS OF THE FLESH by New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Caridad Pineiro

SPELL BOUND by New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Stephanie Julian

HAUNTING A COWBOY - A Brand New Story from USA Today Bestselling Author Randi Alexander

HUNTRESS FOR HIRE by USA Today Bestselling Author Terry Spear

DEAD SEXY by USA Today Bestselling Author Paige Tyler

ASMODEUS: DEMON OF LUST by Bestselling Author Sara Humphreys

BEAUTY AND THE BEST by Bestselling Author, Judi Fennell


What a Woman Needs - A Manley Maids Novel, #2

What a Woman Needs
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780425268308
  • Release: 2014-06-03
  • Author: Judi Fennell
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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What happens when three irresistibly sexy brothers lose a poker bet to their enterprising sister? They get hired out for her housecleaning venture. Now, the Manley Maids are at your service. Satisfaction guaranteed. It’s what a woman needs...

Big shot movie star Bryan Manley is destined for fame and fortune, not a repeat of his penny-pinching ?normal” childhood. But a bet is a bet, so he agrees to play maid for Beth Hamilton?as long as he can use his servitude as research for his next role, and then resume his life in the spotlight.

After her husband’s death and the publicity surrounding it, all Beth needs is a quiet, normal life for herself and her children. She never expected a new Prince Charming to show up at her door, let alone as the new maid. But when the paparazzi follow, Beth is sure of one thing: Bryan has to go.

Then flirtation turns into seduction, and Bryan needs to convince Beth he’s more man than maid?or an actor playing a maid. Because this latest gig as the love of Beth Hamilton’s life just might be the role of a lifetime


What a Woman Wants - A Manley Maids Novel, #1

What a Woman Wants
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780425268292
  • Release: 2014-03-04
  • Author: Judi Fennell
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley
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What happens when three irresistibly sexy brothers lose a poker bet to their enterprising sister? They get hired out for her housecleaning venture. Now, the Manley Maids are at your service. Satisfaction guaranteed. It’s what a woman wants...

Resort entrepreneur Sean Manley was all set to buy an historic mansion at a great price, making a name for himself while making millions, when the seller and a poker bet change the game. Now he’s in the place as a hunky male maid and there’s one more complication: Livvy Carolla.

The house is Livvy’s inheritance. Her plan? Unload it to the highest bidder and use the cash to start her own bakery business. One look at ?the help” and she’s hot to take him with her. Until she finds out he’s got a secret agenda.

But when Sean falls for the free-spirited, strong-willed Livvy, he has new ideas for the estate?and Livvy’s part in it. If all goes well, they’ll both be getting what they want. And then some.


Beefcake & Cupcakes - BeefCake, Inc. Book 1

Beefcake & Cupcakes
  • Number: B008XD96K6
  • Release: 2012-08-13
  • Author: Judi Fennell
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Judi Fennell
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Sugar is sweet, but so is revenge

All Lara Cavallo wants to do is make her bakery business, Cavallo's Cups & Cakes, a success, and be able to stop accepting alimony from her rotten, cheating ex-husband. But first she needs to find her clothes and escape the strange hotel room she wakes up in before she embarrasses herself any further in front the owner of that gorgeous naked keister she spots through the bathroom door. She needs to keep her mind on her cupcakes. She doesn't have time for beefcake, no matter how enticing.

Cupcakes are sweet, and so is Lara…

All Gage Tomlinson wants is to find a way to help his single-mom sister pay the hospital bills for his six-year-old nephew, badly injured in a hit and run accident. Working construction during the day and as the owner of the exotic male dance troupe BeefCake, Inc. by night doesn't leave much time for indulgence. Too bad the sweetest thing he's seen in ages passes out on him and then takes off before he even gets a nibble. He's got a sweet tooth, and only Lara's "cupcakes" will satisfy him.

But when cupcake finally meets beefcake, it's hot enough to melt the buttercream right off the cake.

Ingredients:

Lara Cavallo, a baker who’s just starting out after a divorce,

Gage Tomlinson, a stripper who’s been around the block and needs money for his nephew’s surgery,

Cara and Bryan, two best friends who mean well,

And Jeff, the ex husband who doesn’t.

Mix them all together at the social event of the season and you get one sexy batch of dancing "cupcakes"!


Magic Gone Wild

Magic Gone Wild
  • Number: B008B8T2JI
  • Release: 2012-08-01
  • Author: Judi Fennell
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Zane Harrison opens an old trunk in the attic of his family’s ancestral home to find Vana. The genie. A famously inept genie as it turns out—which explains so much about why his great-great-grandfather was rumored to have been crazy.

Vana never quite finished her genie training and, sadly, more than one master has suffered because of it, including her last master (this new one's great-great-grandfather). But Vana's determined to set to rights what she'd made wrong and no one is going to stop her.

Even her new master.


Beauty and The Best - Once-Upon-A-Time Romance, #1

Beauty and The Best
  • Number: B007S5PV4A
  • Release: 2012-04-06
  • Author: Judi Fennell
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Judi Fennell
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Can she cook up the perfect recipe for love?

Jolie Gardener, personal chef by day, aspiring romance writer by night, likes to talk and does it a lot. She has to because if she stops, all the pain, disillusionment, and abandonment of her AWOL mother, question-mark father, and foster-care childhood will rise up like a chocolate soufflé on steroids, sweeping away the fragile infrastructure of her life.

But she's fine. Really. She is.

Or so she thinks.

Todd Best isn't fine. He knows it. And doesn't care.

After his wife died—the woman who believed in him when he was a struggling artist—he put painting aside, moved from their home, and lost himself in the minutiae of daily life.

Alone. Private. The way he likes it.

The last thing he needs is some chatty cook seeping into the perfectly bland canvas of his life.

Or so he thinks.

So when Jonathan, a guardian-angel-in-training, turns himself into a kitten to help these two lonely souls find a happily ever after together, it ought to be a piece of cake.

Or so he thinks…


Genie Knows Best - Genie Book, #2

Genie Knows Best
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781402241901
  • Release: 2011-11-01
  • Author: Judi Fennell
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Be careful what you wish for...

Samantha Blaine is about to make a fateful discovery. A tall, dark, handsome, ohmygosh kind of fateful discovery...

Kal is very pleased to meet his attractive new master-especially since he intends to seduce her into granting him freedom. But when seriously dark magic spells trouble for both of them, Kal can't help himself from falling for the woman who holds his fate in her hands...
Warmly acclaimed by readers and critics alike, Judi Fennell brings to life a fabulous world of magic and mayhem where wishes come true in the most unexpected ways!


I Dream of Genies

I Dream of Genies
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781402241895
  • Release: 2011-01-04
  • Author: Judi Fennell
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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"A new romance star is born." -Jill Barnett, New York Times bestselling author

Having a 2,000 year old magic genie fall right into your lap should be a good thing. At least, that's what down-on-his luck Matt Ewing thought. But Eden is no subservient fairy tale genie. Beautiful and independent, Eden isn't so keen on having to answer to yet another master. Then, after centuries of being alone, and against her better judgment, Eden suddenly finds herself in danger of falling for Matt. When she flips his already unstable world upside down, Matt is at his wits' end-if only he didn't find his inept genie so darn irresistible!


Catch of a Lifetime - Mer Book 3, Angel & Logan

Catch of a Lifetime
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781402224287
  • Release: February 1, 2010
  • Author: Judi Fennell
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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She’s on a mission to save the planet...

Mermaid Angel Tritone has been researching humans fromafar, hoping to find a way to convince them to stop polluting.

When she jumps into a boat to escape a shark attack, it’s her chance to pursue her mission, but she has to keep her identity a total secret…

When he finds out what she really is, they’re both in mortal danger…

For Logan Hardington, finding a beautiful woman on his boat is surely not a problem—until he discovers she’s a mermaid, and suddenly his life is on the line...


Wild Blue Under - Mer Book 2, Rod & Valerie

Wild Blue Under
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781402224270
  • Release: November 01, 2009
  • Author: Judi Fennell
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Rod Tritone, heir to the throne of the undersea world, needs a queen capable of ruling the oldest kingdom on earth. Someone regal, learned and of noble birth. Problem is, the only eligible noble-born Mer princess is half-Human - and she doesn't have a clue about the non-Human part.

Valerie Dumere has screwed up her life at every turn, so when her mother dies and leaves her the family business, Val realizes it's up to her to buckle down and get her life on track. No more excuses.

So when a guy shows up claiming to be her destiny, she scoffs. No way. She isn't running away from her responsibilities ever again - no matter how good the guy looks without a shirt.

But Rod isn't going away. He can't claim his inheritance without her - and Val will lose hers if she goes with him.

It's going to take one whale of a tale to get her to chuck it all and follow him off into the wild blue under...


In Over Her Head - Mer Book 1, Reel & Erica

In Over Her Head
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781402220012
  • Release: June 09
  • Author: Judi Fennell
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
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When Erica Peck, one terrified-of-the-ocean marina owner, finds herself at the bottom of the sea conversing with a Mer man named Reel, she thinks she's died and gone to her own version of Hell. When the Oceanic Council demands she and Reel retrieve a lost cache of diamonds from the resident sea monster in return for their lives, she knows she's died and gone to Hell.

When they escape the monster and end up on a deserted island, she amends her opinion - she's died and gone to Heaven.

But when Reel sacrifices himself to allow her to return to her world, she realizes that, Heaven or Hell, with Reel, she's In Over Her Head.