Marissa Dobson

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Born and raised in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area, Marissa Dobson now resides about an hour from Washington, D.C. She’s a lady who likes to keep busy, and is always busy doing something. With two different college degrees, she believes you are never done learning.

Being the first daughter to an avid reader, this gave her the advantage of learning to read at a young age. Since learning to read she has always had her nose in a book. It wasn’t until she was a teenager that she started writing down the stories she came up with.

Marissa is blessed with a wonderful supportive husband, Thomas. He’s her other half and allows her to stay home and pursue her writing. He puts up with all her quirks and listens to her brainstorm in the middle of the night.

Her writing buddies Max (a cocker spaniel) and Dawne (a beagle mix) are always around to listen to her bounce ideas off them. They might not be able to answer, but they’re helpful in their own ways.

She love to hear from readers so send her an email at marissa@marissadobson.com or visit her online at http://www.marissadobson.com.

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A Long Time Coming
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Series: Perfect Timing, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,450. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Abigail Orson has a problem. A love problem to be precise; and she has absolutely no idea how to go about fixing it. For years now, she has been chasing her best friend’s brother—demanding things from him that he’s never wanted to give. For one? A real relationship that surpasses well beyond that dreaded ‘just friends’ zone. You see, David Anderson is her idea of perfection to a T.
Seizing Fate
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Series: Predetermined Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,830. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
And you thought Emmy’s life was a hot mess before… Jack’s gone off with his brother, but for how long? Emmy doesn’t have a clue. In his place, though, is Zachary. The whiny, miserable, alpha wolf–boy who is more than ready to take on the duty of her mate/boyfriend—if she’d let him, that is.
Ravens Legacy
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Series: Between Fire and Ice, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Raven Corvus has always felt like she was on the outside looking in. Being adopted into a family of shifters without the ability to shift has put her life on hold. Never wanting to take part in the Moon Ceremony or choosing a mate, she tends to distance herself from her people.
A Bitter Reunion & Unwanted Proposal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A Bitter Reunion & Unwanted Proposal Two Clearwater Novellas
Vanessa's Adventure
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Series: Broken Housewives, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Category: Fiction » Erotica » BDSM
Vanessa’s life was perfect. Vanessas AdventureA stay-at-home mother, she had it all—a wonderful husband, loving children, and a home to call her own. There was nothing more she could ask for, until the moment her entire world is shattered. With a single word, her husband delivers a decree that will forever change life as she knows it.
Jasmine's New Love
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Series: Broken Housewives, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Category: Fiction » Erotica » BDSM
The monotony of her life has Jasmine questioning her every move. It’s not that she doesn’t love her husband and her kids, she does. It’s just that she aches for something more. Her every day routine has grown a tad boring, and she yearns for some excitement. There must be something out there that will make her life worthwhile. The arrival of an unexpected postcard soon piques her interest.
Unwanted Proposal
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Series: Clearwater, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Caleb Myers watched as his sister and brother-in-law, Joshua, drove away from Clearwater for a much needed vacation, leaving him to housesit, and take care of the family business. The idea of a long weekend of peace and quiet at their country cabin turned out to be a short-lived dream when a phone call from his employee at Winter Lilly’s Outfitters brings news of an unwanted visitor.
When It's Least Expected
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Series: Perfect Timing, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,360. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Recommended for 16+ due to some language, underage drinking, and slight sexual content
Resisting Fate
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Series: Predetermined Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,420. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Seventeen-year-old Emmy O’Connell is the epitome of a hot mess. Her boyfriend’s been shipped out of town to some boarding school four states away. Her step-douche is constantly drunk and badgering her. And then there’s her good-ole-mom… The lady is nothing more than a miserable shell of a woman.
Passionate Tides
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
After catching her husband in the arms of another woman, Paisley feels like nothing can help her climb out of the depressing hole that had become her life. With the divorce pending, her home up for sale, and her career on hold, she hopes the opportunity to house sit in the coastal town of Topsail Island will bring on the inspiration she is searching for.
A Bitter Reunion
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Series: Clearwater, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,020. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Lilly Myers ran from Clearwater ten years ago to start a new life as a nurse, leaving all of the pain and anguish of her broken heart behind. The last thing she ever wanted was to return home and face the grueling questions about her sudden disappearance. But the invitation to her ten-year class reunion and the growing need to see her family has her reluctantly boarding the first plane back.

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Capturing A Diamond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,410. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A Diamonds Love is Forever. Box Sex - Ace in the Hole and Explosive Passion
Bearing Secrets
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Ivy Carter’s life changed in a blink of an eye. An attack on the compound she considered her home destroyed those she considered family and the life she thought she had. With her brother and the Alpha of the clan missing, she’s left on her own until the Alaskan Tigers come to her rescue and whisk her off to safety.
Explosive Passion
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Series: SEALed for You, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,420. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Navy SEAL Jared “Boom” Taylor is supposed to chaperone his best friend’s sister home, but with a car malfunction and an impending storm, the plan goes out the window. Finding shelter in an abandoned cabin, with the one woman he can’t get off his mind, is his chance to prove to her that military men are worth the added effort.
Ace in the Hole
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Series: SEALed for You, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Ace Diamond left behind the woman he loved when he joined the Navy SEALs. For years he focused on his career, risking life and limb on missions for his country. Now home on leave, he must face his past and ask himself if leaving her was a mistake.
Two for Protection
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Series: Alaskan Tigers, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Murder… Courtney Mathews was in the wrong place at the wrong time when she witnessed two murders. After going to the authorities her life is turned upside down, and she’s forced to flee back to her hometown in Alaska to save herself.
Jinx's Mate
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Series: Alaskan Tigers, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,960. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Jinx spent his time divided between his clan, the West Virginia Tigers, and helping the Alaskan Tigers with their journey to unite all the clans. On a mission to eliminate an abusive Alpha, he finds more than he expected.
A Touch of Death
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Series: Reaper, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,710. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
The death of Jael James’ mother meant it was time to face her destiny as the Grim Reaper. Her first spirit shows up after being murdered, demanding the killer be caught before she can cross over. If a serial killer on the loose wasn’t bad enough, it turned out to be a demon sent by Lucifer to test her.
Trusting A Tiger
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Series: Alaskan Tigers, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Felix Grady’s world came crashing down around him when he received confirmation his twin brother was torturing women. One of the victims was none other than his destined mate. Torn between his twin and protecting his mate and clan, Felix must make the ultimate choice between the two.
Clearwater Romance Volume One
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Series: Clearwater, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,430. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A raging snowstorm brings two lonely souls together in Winterbloom. Can Chloe help Jordan discover a path through the pain and anger to find love? In Unexpected Forever, Tessa’s life shatters in an instant when she realizes she’s pregnant. Can two people overcome their past when they’re given the chance of a lifetime?
The Surrogate
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Series: Clearwater, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Surrogate pregnancy… Eight months ago Jessi Macis was artificially inseminated as surrogate mother, never imagining it would land her with more than she bargained for. Giving her word and her eggs to help the man she pined for have the child he longed for would have been more than some could handle but Jessi did it because of their friendship.
Half Moon Harbor Resort Volume One
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Series: Half Moon Harbor Resort, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Learning To Live Meg Harper is tired of living in a box created by her overprotective brothers because of her ability to see guardian angels… Jay Wilder a lion shifter so wrapped up in the guilt of not being able to save his friend that he might lose everything… Can Meg and Jay save each other or are they destined to live half a life?
Christmas Countdown
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Series: Clearwater, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jasmine Pierce has been burned by her family and by love. Leaving her past behind, she longs for a quiet place to start over and raise her daughter. Upon learning about a grandmother she didn’t know she had, she inherits not only a house, but a chance at a new future.
Night with a Tiger
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Series: Alaskan Tigers, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
For Adam Merks the Alaskan Tigers have always come first, but when he finds Robin, his loyalty is divided. His tiger demands he stay home to guard his mate while his duty to his clan pushes him toward danger.
Losing to Win
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Series: Clearwater, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,320. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The war vet…Losing to Win Final Juan Carlos Marquez lost everything he valued in one fateful Marine mission. Now an amputee, trying to put the pieces of his life back together, and to still be a provider for his mother and siblings, might be all he can handle.
Tigress for Two
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Series: Alaskan Tigers, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,360. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A life lived in fear… Kallie lived her life hiding from everyone and everything except selected members of her clan, fearing someone would discover who she was and what she had fled. She would not be tortured again, no matter if the cost was her life. When Taber enters her life, she isn’t sure if she should trust him or run as fast and as far as she can.
Unexpected Forever
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Series: Clearwater, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Pregnant… The stick turned blue and Tessa Bradley’s world fell apart. But unplanned turns out to be the best thing that ever happened to her. Add a marriage of convenience to her best friend and unplanned just might give her the happily every after with the man she’s always loved. Deployment... Gunny Cameron White devoted his life to God, country and the Corp.
Storm Queen
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Series: Stormkin, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Paranormal
One vibrant hope… Bar owner Kayla Benson never thought of herself as extraordinary until the battle between Stormkins and Sunkins blew her comfortable life apart. Dropped head first into the wild complications of court politics and dangerous insurrection, Kayla is drawn to three seductive and powerful men.
Winterbloom
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Series: Clearwater, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
What she needs…. Prepping Winterbloom for the incoming snowstorm is the only thing on Chloe Frost’s agenda when a stranger comes in from the cold. What he’s looking for… Tortured by the past, Jordan Sheppard fled everything he knew until his car broke down and sidelined him. Trapped together…
Secret Valentine
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Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Ashlyn Brooks moved back to her hometown of Cedar Grove after a messy divorce. After a month of moping around the house, things take a turn when letters from a secret valentine start arriving at her door. Can Ashlyn figure out who her secret love is in time for Valentine’s Day? If she does, is she willing to put her heart on the line and love again?
Her Cowboy's Heart
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Series: Half Moon Harbor Resort, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A life threatening attack woke Jackie Wilder up. Tired of waiting, her lioness is determined to convince her mate to claim her. Haunted by his past, Kevin Roberts doesn’t dare allow anyone close, not even the woman he knows is his mate. Years spent as a lab experiment left their scars on his body. But when a lioness hunts, his desire may be their undoing.
Learning What Love Is
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Series: Half Moon Harbor Resort, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Learning What Love Is Jacey Wilder is always watching over her shoulder, worried her abusive ex will find her. Terrifyingly, her natural strength as a lioness shifter proves no match against him. When her brother suggests a vacation to Half Moon Harbor—a resort that caters to the paranormal—she leaps at the chance to get away.
As Fate Would Have It
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Series: Fate, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,560. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Bundle - Snowy Fate, Sarah's Fate and Mason's Fate. Snowy Fate Fate always knows when you’re ready for love. The past is catching up with Aspyn Layton. The father she never knew passed away and she is left to deal with his estate. An unexpected snowstorm has her stranded at the one place she didn’t want to be—her father’s house—with a naked man.
Mason's Fate
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Series: Fate, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Still recovering from his last mission in Afghanistan, Mason Andrews has returned home to civilian life with a heavy heart and blood on his hands. Though he’d rather lock himself away and heal on his own, his family has a different idea—bringing him out of his comfort zone and into a place where healing is his only option.
Sarah's Fate
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Series: Fate, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Sarah McMillan’s life came crashing down when her parents died. Moving across country, she’s determined to pull the pieces together and get on with her life. But when a man steps into her path, all her plans may have been for not.
The Tiger's Heart
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Series: Alaskan Tigers, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,370. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When the Lieutenant of the Alaskan Tigers Raja Harrison rescues Bethany from the hands of kidnappers he gets more than he bargains for. It was supposed to be an easy rescue, instead he finds the injured Bethany—and his mate. For years he’s avoided the mating topic, believing his job is too dangerous to risk another. But now Bethany threatens to risk that fragile control he’s once had.
Tiger Time
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Series: Alaskan Tigers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,130. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Tabitha Leigh has no idea her life is about to change. Until now, she’s been living a quiet life, unaware danger stalks her.
Snowy Fate
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Series: Fate, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Fate always knows when you’re ready for love. The past is catching up with Aspyn Layton. The father she never knew passed away and she is left to deal with his estate. An unexpected snowstorm has her stranded at the one place she didn’t want to be—her father’s house—with a naked man.
Restoring Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Danielle Bradworth inherits a house from an Aunt she barely knew, her life is changed forever. Family secrets and a threatening potential buyer for a house she doesn’t want to sell could equal disaster for Danielle. A handy man living in the groundkeeper’s cottage could do more than restore the house to its former glory. He could also restore her heart … but will she let him?
Learning to Live
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Series: Half Moon Harbor Resort, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Meg Harper is tired of living in a box created by her overprotective brothers because of her ability to see guardian angels… Jay Wilder a lion shifter so wrapped up in the guilt of not being able to save his friend that he might lose everything… Can Meg and Jay save each other or are they destined to live half a life?

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