Mary Campisi


Mary Campisi writes emotion-packed books about second chances. Whether contemporary romances, women’s fiction, or Regency historicals, her books all center on belief in the beauty of that second chance.
Mary should have known she’d become a writer when at age thirteen she began changing the ending to all the books she read. It took several years and a number of jobs, including registered nurse, receptionist in a swanky hair salon, accounts payable clerk, and practice manager in an OB/GYN office, for her to rediscover writing. Enter a mouse-less computer, a floppy disk, and a dream large enough to fill a zip drive. The rest of the story lives on in every book she writes.
When she’s not working on her craft or following the lives of five adult children, Mary’s digging in the dirt with her flowers and herbs, cooking, reading, walking her rescue lab mix, Cooper, or on the perfect day, riding off into the sunset with her very own ‘hero’ husband on his Ultra Limited aka Harley.
Mary has published with Kensington, Carina Press, and The Wild Rose Press.


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Simple Riches (That Second Chance Book 3)
Series: That Second Chance, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Alexandra Chamberlain is a cosmopolitan woman whose uncle taught her to discard everything but the bottom line. She prides herself on excelling at her job, which is turning small towns into luxury resorts. When Alex decides to investigate Restalline, Pennsylvania, she meets Nick Androvich, the town doctor with a battered heart who questions Alex's motives yet can't deny his attraction to her.
Paradise Found (That Second Chance Book 4)
Series: That Second Chance, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,510. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
How does one see truly—with the heart or with the eyes? Matt Brandon has it all—wealth, power, looks, and talent. Women want him, men want to be like him. When a freak ski accident strips him of one of life’s most basic needs—his sight—he struggles to accept the possibility that his blindness may be permanent. Enter, psychologist, Sara Hamilton, a woman who has known her own share of grief
The Redemption of Madeline Munrove
Series: The Model Wife, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,400. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Madeline Munrove’s mother taught her men were worthless creatures ruled by decisions calculated below the waist. Enter Douglas Fontaine, a man whose life is ruled by logic and analysis. When a chance game of cards with a scoundrel wins him a country estate, Douglas has no idea Madeline resides at the estate or that his very ordered existence is about to be upended as logic collides with passion...
Pretending Normal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,400. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A teenage girl struggles with her alcoholic father's humanness and the truths about family, with all of its flaws and weaknesses, as the bond that holds one to another, in love, loyalty, even death. Pretending Normal, fka Lies Imitating Life, was a past quarter finalist in Ray Bradbury’s New Century New Writer Award contest and a past semi-finalist in Amazon's Breakthrough Novel Award contest.
Pulling Home (That Second Chance Book 1)
Series: That Second Chance, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,280. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
She loved one brother but ran two thousand miles away and married the other one. Nine years later, she's returned home to bury her husband and face the people who have never forgiven her and the man who has never forgotten her. Soon, she will be forced to turn to that man in a desperate attempt to save her sick daughter, knowing he could take her child away forever.
Not Your Everyday Housewife
Series: That Second Chance, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A wise and humorous tale of living large after 40 as women finally make peace with themselves- wrinkles, blubber, neuroses, exes, and all.
The Way They Were (That Second Chance Book 2)
Series: That Second Chance, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,990. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
He hasn’t spoken her name in fourteen years. She keeps a journal hidden in the back of her closet and permits herself to write about him once a year—on the anniversary of the first and only time they made love. They promised to love one another forever, but tragedy tore them apart. Now, destiny may just bring them back together.
The Seduction of Sophie Seacrest (An Unlikely Husband series: Book One)
Series: An Unlikely Husband, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,500. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
When Holt Langford, the new Earl of Westover, returns to England after twelve years at sea, he resembles more pirate than nobleman. No one recognizes him and he’ll use this anonymity to enter a game of subterfuge in order to expose the scoundrel who has vowed to destroy Holt’s family business. Unfortunately, that scoundrel has a devoted daughter - Sophie Seacrest.
Pieces of You (The Betrayed Trilogy Book 1)
Series: The Betrayed Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A man of wealth and status has been harboring a secret for eighteen years that renders him emotionally bankrupt. Enter a woman on the run with blood on her hands who will do anything to protect her unborn child. When she turns to the man for help, he'll be forced to risk his life and his heart for a chance at one true love. Book 2- Secrets of You Book 3- What's Left of Her: a novella
A Family Affair
Series: Truth in Lies, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,420. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Real families aren't always the ones you know about... Upon her father's death, a woman discovers her father had many secrets, including a secret family. A Family Affair:Spring Truth in Lies: Book Two

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