Author: Valerie J. Clarizio

Valerie Clarizio lives in beautiful Door County Wisconsin with her husband and one very spoiled cat. She loves to read, write, and spend time at her cabin in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. She's lived her life surrounded by men, three brothers, a husband, and a male Siamese cat who required his own instruction manual. Keeping up with all the men in her life has turned her into a successful hunter and fisherwoman.

She holds a Master of Business Administration degree and works as a Finance Director. She is a member of Romance Writers of America and the Wisconsin Romance Writers of America. She was a finalist in the 2011 Celtic Hearts Romance Writers, Novellas Need Love, Too! Contest.

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Family Forever

Family Forever
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781773390574
  • Release: 2016-10-25
  • Author: Valerie J. Clarizio
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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The death of Dylan’s parents leave his five younger brothers and the family dairy farm in his care.

Neighbor Marissa, raised by an alcoholic father, seeks a way out. Desperate for help, Dylan offers her a live-in nanny/housekeeper position. She jumps at the opportunity. The chaotic household, full of love, feeds her maternal instincts. She falls for Dylan and the boys.

When Dylan finds himself desiring Marissa, he pulls back. His heart has been broken in the past by women resistant to a large, ready-made family. But if she walks away, she’d not only break his heart but those of his brothers, too.

Will Dylan ever believe in Marissa’s devotion to his family, risk his heart, and those of his brothers, for the woman he loves?


Frozen - A Winter Romance Anthology

Frozen
  • Number: B00OR2AGLK
  • Release: 2014-10-29
  • Authors: Tara Fox Hall, Valerie J. Clarizio, Charmaine Pauls, Christina Kirby, April Marcom, Nancy Pennick, Rhonda Brutt, Nicole Angeleen, Elena Kane, Marilyn Gardiner, Bess Kingsley
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Satin Romance
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The Ice Hotel Wedding Test by Charmaine Pauls

Love Thaws a Frozen Heart by Valerie J. Clarizio

Lord of Ice by April Marcom

Frozen Moments by Nancy Pennick ('A Waiting For Dusk' story)

Frozen In Time by Christina Kirby

Frozen With Possibilities by Rhonda Brutt

Frozen Heart Thawing by Nicole Angeleen

Frozen Dreams by Elena Kane

Her Frozen Heart by Tara Fox Hall

The Thawing of Holly’s Heart by Marilyn Gardiner

Falling On Ice by Bess Kingsley


Craving Vengeance - A Nick Spinelli Mystery

Craving Vengeance
  • Number: 9781612357317
  • Release: 2013-09-26
  • Author: Valerie J. Clarizio
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Nick Spinelli's normal life as a homicide detective has been catapulted into a whirlwind of chaotic holiday adventures ever since he met the beautiful Shannon O'Hara.

Nick had hoped to spend his first Valentine's Day with Shannon in a traditional manner, starting with a nice dinner out on the town and then perhaps a long warm adventurous night in her arms. His plans quickly change when cupid is found murdered in a back alley. The investigation becomes more and more inconceivable, as Spinelli discovers that Shannon is linked to the victim. When another cupid turns up dead, and it is discovered that Shannon knows him as well, Spinelli is motivated to go undercover as a singing valentine dressed as cupid, complete with wings and a quiver of arrows. How many other cupids are at risk? Is Spinelli on the killer's list as well? The stress ignited by the day's events causes sparks to fly between Spinelli and Shannon as he struggles to piece it all together and stop the string of slayings.


Covert Exposure

Covert Exposure
  • Number: 9781612357225
  • Release: 2013-08-31
  • Author: Valerie J. Clarizio
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, * Romance: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Melange Books, LLC
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Detective Spinelli's life is tossed sideways when he is reassigned from the Homicide division to assist in the Child Services division of the Social Services Department for the holiday season. From the beginning, Spinelli and Caseworker Shannon O'Hara generate their own kind of fireworks, causing more than the normal workplace stress. They both have their own philosophies for dealing with the clientele. However, the forces of nature have their own plan for Spinelli and Shannon. Shannon moonlights as Santa Claus' little helper at the mall, and when Santa and an elf turn up dead Shannon appears to be next on the killer's list. Spinelli is placed back on homicide and goes undercover as Santa to help capture the killer. He catches a great deal of grief along the way but will he capture the heart of his little Santa's helper as well?


Cookies For Santa

Cookies For Santa
  • Number: B00A73ZG5O
  • Release: 2012-11-10
  • Author: Valerie J. Clarizio
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Melange Books, LLC
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Detective Spinelli's life is tossed sideways when he is reassigned from the Homicide division to assist in the Child Services division of the Social Services Department for the holiday season. From the beginning, Spinelli and Caseworker Shannon O'Hara generate their own kind of fireworks, causing more than the normal workplace stress. They both have their own philosophies for dealing with the clientele. However, the forces of nature have their own plan for Spinelli and Shannon.

Shannon moonlights as Santa Claus' little helper at the mall, and when Santa and an elf turn up dead Shannon appears to be next on the killer's list. Spinelli is placed back on homicide and goes undercover as Santa to help capture the killer. He catches a great deal of grief along the way but will he capture the heart of his little Santa's helper as well?


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