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Greetings from (currently) sunny San Francisco, CA! I’m Marie Sinclair, and I write contemporary MM romance, usually on the steamy side. Though HEAs are always guaranteed, it sometimes takes some work for my couples to get there, and it might not look the way they (or my readers) expect when they arrive. As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, I believe in rooting my stories in the real world of queer culture and showing how love can survive even in challenging times. My first book, A Kind of Forever, was nominated for two Goodreads Readers’ Choice awards, and my third, Forever After, was a 2023 Lambda Literary Award finalist in Gay Romance. Both books are included in the Finding Forever Boxed Set currently on sale on Amazon.
The men of the Finding Forever series will set your heart on fire (and possibly your Kindle too). Whether it’s overcoming a twelve year separation and trauma, figuring out a complex and confusing identity, or learning to see beyond the surface to the heart of gold inside, these three novels and two novellas show how love survives and flourishes even in the darkest of times. HEAs abound but they are always won by heart and heat.
For Ry and Cart (A Winter’s Dance and A Kind of Forever), saying I love you for the first time didn’t work out the way fairy tales told them it would. Together in college, they are accidently outed by a photograph taken at an LGBTQ protest, and separated by Ry’s conservative family. Twelve years later, they’re reunited, but Cart quickly realizes that Ry is no longer the carefree, sensual lover he knew when they were younger. Something haunts and torments Ry, making him run from Cart who has to decide if he’s willing to risk his damaged heart for another chance at love.
When Jake and Micah met (Nothing Like a Summer Romance), there was an instant connection. The month they spent together during summer break was full of first times for Micah. First kiss. First love. First time doing drag. He’s pretty sure he wants Jake to be his first for everything, but Jake’s not so sure he can do a relationship. Their book, Nothing Like Forever, charts the ins and outs and ups and downs of the twenty years it takes them to figure out that Jake is aromantic and that happily ever after doesn’t have to look a certain way.
After an apartment fire leaves Diego homeless, Jake gives him a place to stay. The only problem, Alex is already living there. In Forever After, Alex and Diego navigate a bumpy road built from bad first impressions, misunderstandings, and close proximity. When Alex’s 13-year old comes out as trans and moves across the country to live with him, Alex sees a different side to queer youth counselor Diego, and the two discover an attraction that burns hotter the more they get to know each other. Forever After was a finalist for the 2023 Lambda Literary Award in Gay Romance.
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