Interview with Laurie LeClair

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My characters. I love to get to know them-what they want, why they want it, how they're going to get what they want, what's stopping them from getting it. They live in my head (that's a good thing) and speak to me. Some (yes, that's you McGruff) will not leave me alone until I write their story. Others, take longer to get to know. At the end of the book, it's like having an old friend I can go back and visit.
Published 2014-03-27.
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Books by This Author

The Heart Remembers (An Angel Mountain Novel)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Bestselling author Laurie LeClair celebrates the holiday season with this heartwarming, memorable Christmas novel of love, hope, and faith. Can Gabriel Angel and Holly Bennett come together to heal their broken pieces and help a child cope with real life? Or can a little boy’s undying faith in angels lead Gabriel to believe again and guide him to what the heart remembers?
The Dating Dilemma (Book 1 - The Sweet Spot Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,570. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Single mom, Darcy searches to find a husband to love her and a real dad for her daughter. Widower, Ben rebuilt his life around his practice and his twins. Intense attraction ignites when Ben and Darcy meet. But, will they ever find time to date when kids, exes, and well-intentioned friends create never ending chaos around them? Will they give in to defeat or fight to have a second chance at love?
Tangled At First Sight (Once Upon A Romance Series Book 6)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,940. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Paige Sumner is desperate to stay far away from the spotlight. However, when she gets tangled up with Jay her plans fall apart. Success for Jay depends on her agreeing to star with him in a steamy new ad campaign for the store. Can Paige get past her fear of the spotlight to help Jay? Or will she turn her back on her one chance of redemption and walk away from the man she's falling for?
Secrets Of The Heart, Crimes Of The Heart, Lies Of The Heart - The Heart Series boxed set
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 217,940. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
BESTSELLING CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE AUTHOR NOW OFFERING THE HEART ROMANCE SERIES IN A BOXED SET Sometimes you have to follow your heart instead of the rules. SECRETS OF THE HEART Secrets to hide. A child to protect. Forbidden love. CRIMES OF THE HEART Crimes committed. Forbidden affair. A secret child. LIES OF THE HEART Lies buried. One forbidden night. A child lost.
Sweet Summertime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,140. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
New contemporary fiction novel from bestselling author Laurie LeClair. Friendships forgotten… Loves lost… Summers on an island off the coast of Maine… Can seven friends recapture what they once had? Is it possible to go back again to that simple time and place where your friends meant everything to you and you meant everything to them? Or is it lost forever?
Awakened By A Kiss (Book 5 - Once Upon A Romance Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,350. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A new romantic comedy novella in the Once Upon A Romance Series. Can a kiss change your life? Neither Evelyn nor Shane want a romance. They have better things to do with their lives. But will one spectacularly amazing kiss change both their views on marriage and their dreams forever? And can Evelyn and Shane put aside what they long for in order to make way for a love of a lifetime?
Runaway Wife (Contemporary Fiction)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,060. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
New women’s fiction novel by bestselling author Laurie LeClair Up until several months ago, Maggie Lawson and her husband were right on track. Now, the kids are misbehaving and he’s not acting like himself at all. Worried, she turns to her aunt and discovers she's dying. Time is running out and Maggie must get to her. Can Maggie get a second chance at keeping the family she's always longed for?
Riley's Rules (Book 2 - The Bounty Hunter Series)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
New Romantic Suspense Novel by Best Selling Author of Murphy’s Law He needs answers… She wants her family found… A night of passion stands in their way… In book 2 of this romantic suspense series, can Riley and Storm fight their burning attraction and put aside their differences to join forces and track down her family and take down the bad guys while trying? Don't miss out on this sequel.
The Reluctant Beauty (Book 4, Once Upon A Romance Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In this Once Upon A Romance Series romantic comedy novella, Peg Newbury needs a date when her family comes to visit. She can’t convince them that she loves her job at King’s and won't marry. But her heart is in for a surprise when she hires a rent-a-date who prefers her just the way she is. Can a reluctant beauty who’s never considered herself a love interest accept that she’s the perfect catch?
Wanted: Fairy Godmother
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
New romantic comedy from the bestselling author of "If The Shoe Fits!" “Fun to read and hard to put down!” Audrey Boles Can a cowboy with a gypsy soul accept the love he’s always needed but never knew he wanted? And can a fairy godmother wave her magic wand and get the family and home she’s always longed for? “Author is funny! The characters are cute and sassy!” reader review
Murphy's Law (Book 1 - The Bounty Hunter Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
They share a past… He wants a future… If only she could remember him… Desperate, Murphy leaves his bounty hunter business after numerous threats and a plan gone wrong. But when Echo asks for his services, he can’t say no to the woman who holds his heart. Is betraying the man who’s kept her safe for the last two years to get what she wants the only answer? To read more download Murphy's Law.
Once Upon A Romance Series Boxed Set (If The Shoe Fits - Book 1, Waking Sleeping Beauty - Book 2, Taming McGruff - Book 3)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,700. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
BESTSELLING ROMANTIC COMEDY SERIES ONCE UPON A ROMANCE NOW IN A BOXED SET Three sisters. Three dreams. Can real life be even better than they imagined? IF THE SHOE FITS - BOOK 1 Meet Charlotte King. WAKING SLEEPING BEAUTY - BOOK 2 Meet Francie King. TAMING MCGRUFF - BOOK 3 Meet Priscilla King. Life will never be the same again for the King sisters. Order Once Upon A Romance Series now!
The Long Journey Home
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 79,400. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Can she find the courage to escape the life she once dreamt of in order to live the life she was meant to live? After years in an abusive marriage, Abby Wilder's overwhelming fear of leaving the man she once loved seems easier to deal with than her constant battle to keep her home life hidden from others and intact. But Abby needs to face her past before she can have a future. Will she succeed?
Lies Of The Heart (Book 3, The Heart Romance Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Lies buried... Tessa Warfield is stunned to discover she and her family’s arch enemy, Chance Deveraux, are now co-inheritors of his grandfather’s business. The legendary feud between the Warfields and Deverauxs kept them apart for ages. Or did it? Will Tessa’s secret from the past and her hidden feelings for Chance heal or destroy them?
Crimes Of The Heart (Book 2, The Heart Romance Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,750. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Crimes committed... Jewel Wainwright’s secret and her heart is threatened when Devon Marshall walks back into town. He intends to stay and prove his late father’s innocence. But can he uncover the truth about Jewel’s family without destroying the two of them and the love they once shared?
Secrets Of The Heart (Book 1, The Heart Romance Series)
Price: Free! Words: 76,320. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Secrets to hide... For years, Bree Hansen has fought to keep two things safe: Her daughter and her secret. Both are in jeopardy now that Nick Carletti wants his family back. Can Bree and Nick get what they want or will their forbidden past and growing feelings for each other expose too much hurt to heal their wounded hearts?
Taming McGruff
Series: Once Upon A Romance, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In this Once Upon A Romance Series Book 3 romantic comedy, Priscilla King longs to prove she's worthy of the King name. Who would have thought intense, sexy Griffin James would be the only one who listened?! He seeks to destroy King's Department Store. But after meeting Priscilla, he only wants to protect her from himself. Can a carefree, fun-loving Pixie tame the wounded heart of a McGruff?
Waking Sleeping Beauty
Series: Once Upon A Romance, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,370. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In this Once Upon A Romance Series Book 2 romantic comedy, Francie King longs for her dream wedding while Marcus Goode agrees to temporarily run King's Department Store. When Marcus finds Francie in a wedding dress asleep in the store after hours, he kisses her awake. Neither one of them will ever be the same again. What will happen when a hopeless romantic meets a confirmed bachelor?
If The Shoe Fits
Series: Once Upon A Romance, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 48,280. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Romance? Love? In this Once Upon A Romance Series Book 1 romantic comedy, Charlotte (Charlie) King doesn't have time for either one. Charlie has no idea what her heart's in for when Alexander Royale arrives for dinner to meet the all-female King family. What happens when a modern day Cinderella’s dreams don’t involve getting married, but Prince Charming won’t take no for an answer?