Deborah Merrell/Marva Dale

Agent info

Deborah Merrell is the pen name of author Debra McReynolds. As Deborah Merrell she has written a variety of adult romance ebooks featured here at Smashwords. In addition, her mystery series, Death by the Decade, written under the pen name Marva Dale, is available now through Oak Tree Press, and Barnes & Her first novel, Death of a Flapper, is set in 1920s New York and features Private Eye Carney Brogan. In addition, she has penned Far From Eden, a romance/historical/family drama series, offered through
Her first mystery for Smashwords, Private Eyes, is now available! Debra resides in El Paso, Texas with her husband.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes! I was in second grade and I started a notebook of little stories with drawings. My second grade teacher, Mrs. Daley, knew I would grow up to be a writer!
What is your writing process?
I sit down at my computer and write what comes to me. Usually I have a rough outline in my head and I just go from there. The story mostly writes itself.
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Some Enchanted Season
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 and represented by Deborah Merrell/Marva Dale. Category: Fiction » Romance » Adult
Smart and sexy witch, Afton Tremaine, wants some romance for the holidays, and so she sets her sights on her new neighbor Mac Garrett. But the love charm she places on him ends up spelling trouble for Afton.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,050. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014 and represented by Deborah Merrell/Marva Dale. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Keira Dandridge returns to her Louisiana home after her mother passes away. But what starts out as a family visit turns into a nightmare when Keira learns the truth about her heritage, a legacy steeped in evil.
The Snow Job
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 25,000. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013 and represented by Deborah Merrell/Marva Dale. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Comedy/Humor
Advertising Executive Sandra Blaisdale always seems at odds with rival ad exec Jerry Bovia, especially when a marvelous new product accidentally comes on the market. Sandra, determined to win the Femme Mystique account, meets and woos the so-call inventor of Femme Mystique, Jack Frost. In reality, Jerry Bovia has assumed the persona of Jack Frost and takes Sandra on a wild duplicitous ride.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,940. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 and represented by Deborah Merrell/Marva Dale. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Ryan and Payton Baxter have just moved into Bellwood Manor, unaware of its rather sinister history. It's not until strange things begin to happen that Payton begins to investigate and finds out Bellwood is home to a cult of devil worshippers. Now Payton must save her unborn child from the satanists, if not from the devil himself!
Miami Spice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 and represented by Deborah Merrell/Marva Dale. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
Interior Designer Erica Leal has a problem with her upstairs condo neighbor: he has sex far too often and she can hear it all! Fortunately, her own romantic dry spell is challenged by a handsome new guy named Gianni Sloan, who also happens to have a twin brother named Nico. Or does he?
Babes In Arms: The Bomb Girls of Company B
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,580. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013 and represented by Deborah Merrell/Marva Dale. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
During WWII women went to work to help support the war effort, and the Bomb Girls of Company B do more than just build bombs! Five women in particular have stories to tell about their lives, hopes and desires. Meet Merle, Nancy, Frances, Bobbie Jo and Dorothy, and become swept up in their lives as girlfriends, lovers, wives and builders of the weapons that helped America win the war!
Private Eyes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,320. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013 and represented by Deborah Merrell/Marva Dale. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dubbed the Dumpster Killer, someone is murdering young women in San Antonio, and it’s up to Jerry Seevers, successful advertising executive, to flush out the killer, even if it means putting himself, and his female partner, in danger.
Naked Pizza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 and represented by Deborah Merrell/Marva Dale. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Comedy/Humor
What's a little ménage à tois between friends? For three New Yorkers, Nash, Rick and Marlowe, a threesome is more than just pizza and beer, but an intimate bed-fest of provocative fun! Book #1 of the Eros Trilogy.
Under Cover Girl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012 and represented by Deborah Merrell/Marva Dale. Category: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Tasha Grant, industrial spy for the cosmetics industry, is hired to steal a valuable formula for an anti-aging serum. She meets handsome Jason Berringer from Avalon Industries who may not be whom he says he is. Tasha and Jason embark on a wild ride with spies and drug smugglers...and ultimately love.
Hot Pursuits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 and represented by Deborah Merrell/Marva Dale. Category: Fiction » Romance » Adult
Interpol agent Ross Breslin is in hot pursuit of a mysterious con artist who bilks wealthy European men out of their money and valuables, and who goes by the name of Adrienne Devareaux.


Angie's Kiss
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
Forty-something Angie Iverson, a business owner and single mom, finally finds romance with sexy widower, Jake Stevens. But can their love survive kids and sex-crazed neighbors?
Pleasure Cruise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,960. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
Atlanta night club singer Keeley James accepts the offer to impersonate socialite Mia Hubbard on a cruise to Rio de Janeiro, while the real Mia spies on her supposedly cheating husband. While on board the ship, Keeley meets Dix Farrell who is not exactly telling the truth about his identity either. Their friendship segues into a tentative romance, but with complications galore.

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