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Darlene Marshall, author

I write award-winning historical romance about pirates, privateers, smugglers and the occasional possum.

April 2015
text: Pirates make off with (award) booty at Readers' Choice Awards!
My Regency-era tale of pirates, puppies, pirates-in-training and secrets won the New England Chapter of Romance Writers of Am...
The Pirate's Secret Baby - Darlene Marshall Castaway Dreams - Darlene Marshall
March 2015
text: The Writer's Life
I was at a funeral today for an acquaintance, much beloved in the community. We weren't close, but I had a great deal of rega...
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reviewed: Review--Who Buries the Dead
I am so happy this fine Regency mystery series continues to produce first rate reading. One of the great fears suffered by de...
Who Buries the Dead - C.S. Harris
March 2015
text: The Pirate's Secret Baby is a finalist!
The New England Chapter RWA has chosen The Pirate's Secret Baby, from Amber Quill Press, as a finalist in the Readers' Choice...
The Pirate's Secret Baby - Darlene Marshall
March 2015
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All wars are brutal, but for Americans, the Civil War was the conflict that tested our nation like no other conflict has. It'...
Sisters of Shiloh - Kathy Hepinstall, Becky Hepinstall Hilliker
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Although the book contained laugh out loud moments, I couldn't help feeling disappointed by the novel as a whole. If you have...
The Rosie Effect - Graeme Simsion
March 2015
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reviewed: Review--Vision in Silver
The more I read in this series, the more I like it. The worldbuilding is well crafted, the characters are interesting, and wh...
Vision in Silver - Anne Bishop
reviewed: Review--Mistress Firebrand
Another excellent historical in the "Renegades of the American Revolution" series. Thorland brings the founding of the Americ...
Mistress Firebrand: Renegades of the American Revolution (Renegades of Revolution) - Donna Thorland
December 2014
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reviewed: Review--The Turning Season
I really enjoyed this, and it's my favorite (so far) of the Shifting Circle novels. The reason I liked it so much is Joe. I...
The Turning Season - Sharon Shinn