Wednesday, November 8, 2017

A Romantic Return to Laguna

When you find a book you enjoy by an author with a style that you like reading you're always ready to look for that author's next book -- at least I know I am. That was why I was so pleased to see the latest book from author Claire Marti. I thoroughly enjoyed her romance, Second Chance in Laguna, so when I saw that she had a new book out -- At Last in Laguna, I was immediately intrigued and just had to check it out.

 Claire tells us started writing stories as soon as she was old enough to pick up pencil and paper. After she graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in English Literature, she got sidetracked by other careers, including practicing law, selling software for legal publishers and managing a non-profit animal rescue for a Hollywood actress. But finally she decided to follow her heart and are we readers pleased that she did! She now focuses on two of her passions: writing romance and teaching yoga.

 At Last in Laguna, is the next story  in her Finding Forever in Laguna Series from the Wild Rose Press.
Here's the blurb:

 Alyssa Morgan has secretly been in love with her older brother Nick’s best friend, Brandt Dempsey, since she was an awkward, lonely teenager. When she catches the bouquet at Nick’s wedding, she throws caution to the wind and propositions Brandt to a two-week fling. He’s tried to ignore how Alyssa has blossomed into a strong, talented, gorgeous woman because as his best friend’s baby sister, she’s off limits. After they share a mind-blowing kiss, Brandt struggles to fight their undeniable chemistry. His tragic childhood scarred him, but he pushes it deep inside, only allowing the world to see a wealthy, carefree entrepreneur. Forced to work together on Brandt’s latest charitable venture, Brandt and Alyssa’s passion cannot be denied. Alyssa knows he’s the one. Can she convince him they belong together? 

 Want more? Let's get an excerpt:

      What was his deal this morning? She’d give him the cold shoulder if it killed her.
      And it just might.
      He’d rejected her, so why was he opening doors, hovering, and acting like a pest? Practically breathing down her neck. She could swear he’d sniffed her. Sniffed her. He couldn’t conceal his awareness. If he were so attracted to her, he would’ve agreed to her proposition, right? Since he’d shot her down in flames, he could at least have the decency to ignore her today. Rude, infuriating man.
      Inhaling a deep cleansing breath, she forced herself to concentrate on the center. Sunlight streamed through the abundance of windows and along with the high ceilings imparted a feeling of freedom and  space, perfect for the planned occupants. Because they’d decided to wait to obtain her input for the more specific room layout, the building’s interior remained a shell. She’d add to her brother’s amazing design and ensure Tearmann House’s beauty and serenity.
      Serenity. What a concept. Ha.

Want more?  If you do, At Last in Laguna is now available.  If you would like more information on Claire, here is her contact information and the buy links: 


Twitter:  @clairepmarti

Buy Links:

·      Amazon:
·      The WildRose Press, Inc.:
·      Kobo:

·      iBooks: 

Comments or questions for Claire?  Thanks, Claire for being my guest today and bringing us another wonderful romance from the shores of Laguna.


  1. Thanks for having me on your blog Rebecca! I hope you enjoy the new book--Brandt and Alyssa's story is my favorite. (so far)

  2. You've had such an interesting life! Lots of variety to use in your books. Best of luck! Your book sounds awesome!

  3. Lovely cover and great excerpt! Congratulations on this release Claire.

  4. I got a chance to read this one and it's as good as your first. Great job, Claire!


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