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 Cameron, a cocker spaniel, is always around to listen to her bounce ideas off him. He might not be able to answer, but he's helpful in his 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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Love, Sex & Situationships
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,110. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Marissa Dobson. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Dating blows. Simple as that. It’s fun, awkward, sexy, and horrifying.
Ravens Legacy
Series: Between Fire and Ice, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
A Bitter Reunion & Unwanted Proposal Two Clearwater Novellas
Vanessa's Adventure
Series: Broken Housewives, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » BDSM, Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
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
Series: Broken Housewives, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » BDSM, Fiction » Erotica » Romance
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
Series: Clearwater, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
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.
Passionate Tides
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
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
Series: Clearwater, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,020. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Marissa Dobson. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
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.

Books

A Marine's Second Chance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,650. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
When unexpected news arrived hours before his deployment, somehow he convinced her to give him a second chance. She doesn’t know why, but he believes that even with miles separating them, he can convince her that they haven’t lost their chance. She’s not sure if she believes him, but he’ll be back in six months. That isn’t too long to wait for her husband.
Back from Hell
Series: Marine for You. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,260. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Kyle had gotten to the point that he wished he’d died on that battlefield instead of living the life of half a man. That was until a woman with whiskey brown eyes and a feisty side strolled into his room looking to save him. Can he make peace with what has happened and open himself to the love Staci offers?
Lucky Chance
Series: Marine for You. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,780. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Marine Gunnery Sergeant Lucky Diamond has always put his cooking skills to use for the men he served with, bringing a touch of home to the bases. But when he is ordered to take part in a cooking competition to benefit wounded Marines, he wishes he had kept his talent a secret.
Starting Over
Price: Free! Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00)
Not everyone is given a second chance at love. When Scott Meyers finds Liz Hoffman—the woman who walked out on him fifteen years ago—on the side of the road after a car accident in the middle of a snowstorm, he’s unwilling to let her slip through his fingers again. Will she accept him back into her life, or will their second chance melt away like the snow beneath their feet?
Operation Family
Series: SEALed for You, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,150. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Navy SEAL Lieutenant Commander Mac García spent twenty years in the military but had no plans to retire. He didn’t know what his life would be like without the SEALs, and through the years he saw the worst in the world. He’d be damned if he’d see another attack on American soil. Arriving home, he’s faced with a whole different obstacle—twin toddlers.
Small Town Doctor
Series: Clearwater, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,950. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
James never thought his relocation would give him the chance to have the family he’s always wanted. While Ella focused all her efforts on protecting her daughter, the world passed her by. Will a sick child help James and Ella find fulfillment?
Explosive Passion
Series: SEALed for You, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,420. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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
Series: SEALed for You, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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.
Clearwater Romance Volume One
Series: Clearwater, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,430. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
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
Series: Clearwater, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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
Series: Half Moon Harbor Resort, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
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
Series: Clearwater, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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.
Losing to Win
Series: Clearwater, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,320. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
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.
Unexpected Forever
Series: Clearwater, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
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.
Winterbloom
Series: Clearwater, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
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
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.00)
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
Series: Half Moon Harbor Resort, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
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
Series: Half Moon Harbor Resort, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » 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
Series: Fate, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,560. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » 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
Series: Fate, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » 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
Series: Fate, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » 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.
Tiger Time
Series: Alaskan Tigers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Tabitha Leigh has no idea her mundane life is about to change. Shifters are about to enter her life and it will never be the same.
Snowy Fate
Series: Fate, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: 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
Series: Half Moon Harbor Resort, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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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