Cara Marsi


An award-winning and eclectic author, Cara Marsi is published in romantic suspense, paranormal romance, and contemporary romance. She loves a good love story, and believes that everyone deserves a second chance at love. Sexy, sweet, thrilling, or magical, Cara’s stories are first and foremost about the love. Treat yourself today, with a taste of romance.

When not traveling or dreaming of traveling, Cara and her husband live on the East Coast in a house ruled by two spoiled cats who compete for attention.

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Wedded in Vegas (Gambling on Love Book 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
A reluctant bride A hot Hollywood actor What happens in Vegas... Bartending in Las Vegas is the means to an end for Analisa Barbero. With her hard-working single mom temporarily disabled, money is tight and the hours are long. Who has time for dating? But when a sexy nerd asks her out, Analisa does what everyone else in Las Vegas does; she takes a chance and says yes.
Capri Nights
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Italy. Food. Romance. A San Francisco sous chef discovers she might have bitten off more than she can chew when a scrumptious Italian man stirs up a recipe for romance on the delicious Isle of Capri.
The Ring
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
After a young woman’s fiancé is killed in Iraq, an eccentric elderly woman and a handsome new friend help her bury her fears and dare to dream and love again. This 8500-word short story was previously published by Boroughs Publishing Group
Snow Globe Magic Boxed Set
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The gift of love... A mysterious matchmaker alters the destiny of three women when she offers each the gift of a magical snow globe. Is the elderly stranger simply eccentric? Or is there enchantment in her gifts?
Her Frog Prince Holiday (Snow Globe Magic Book 2)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,280. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
The gift of a magical snow globe from a mysterious stranger paints the scene for romance between a Manhattan art gallery manager and a sexy man who isn’t what he seems. At a Halloween party, uptight gallery manager Bella Cassani lets her friends goad her into kissing a handsome stranger. Yes, a girl has to kiss a lot of frogs to find her prince, but Bella prefers “frogs.”
Her Red Riding Hood Valentine (Snow Globe Magic Book 3)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,360. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A magical snow globe sets the stage for romance between a drama teacher who no longer believes in love and an enticing photographer picturing a different life. Manhattan drama teacher Carlyn Cameron used to be a firm believer in happy-ever-after, but no longer. Photojournalist Wolf Martinez doesn't have time for romantic relationships until he meets the feisty red-headed Carlyn.
The Redemption Series Boxed Set
Price: $6.97 USD. Words: 187,710. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Redeemed by Love... Three tales of danger, deception, and desire. The Redemption Series by Cara Marsi Three couples with dark secrets stalked by danger, empowered by sensuous desire.
Her Snow White Christmas (Snow Globe Magic Book 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,740. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
WINNER 2016 EPPIE, Best Short Work 2015 Finalist Oklahoma Romance Writers International Digital Awards A Christmas snow globe from a mysterious stranger swirls holiday magic for a sophisticated New York woman with a broken heart and a handsome Iraq War vet with a secret.
Luke's Temptation (Redemption Book 3)
Series: Redemption, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Danger and desire brew a volatile mix as two wounded souls fight to stay alive and find love. Anita Santisi is an independent, successful businesswoman with a wounded heart. And some very bad people after her. Break-ins, home invasions, and attempted abductions have turned her comfortable life dangerous. Can she trust her mysterious, sexy new neighbor, Luke Corrado?
The Marriage Coin Boxed Set
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
“Flowers make the perfume of love stronger.” A mysterious coin is passed down through the centuries to those deserving of Luck and Love. Five couples in different eras each come into possession of the coin and enter into a marriage-of-convenience. Will the coin lead them to love as well as luck? Five original novelettes by three award-winning authors and two talented debut authors.
Her Forever Husband
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
If a man offered you $1 million dollars to marry him, would you do it? That is Poppy Duval's dilemma when yummy Jack Crossan proposes a temporary marriage. This 13,000-word sweet short romance story is included in the anthology, The Marriage Coin
Cursed Mates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
"What if you were honor bound to kill the man you love?" Forbidden love between Nicholas, Duke of Radford, werewolf for 500 years, and Kyla Yaeger, elite were-hunter. Torn between her love for him and her duty to kill her sworn enemy, Kyla joins forces with Nick to fight a greater threat--one that will destroy all humanity.
Sweet Temptations Boxed Set
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,780. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
A trio of delicious romances. In the sensuous, award-winning novel, A Catered Romance, there’s more than business brewing between two old high school flames. In the short story, A Taste of Romance, two chefs cook up romance in the kitchen. In the short story, Sweet Temptations, a baker hopes to entice a handsome customer to sample more than her baking. Each title is available separately
Sweet Temptations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Brett has been coming into Janie’s bakery every day for a month to sample her gourmet cupcakes. Is it really the sweets he wants, or is it Janie? She hopes the special Valentine’s Day treat she’s made will entice him to sample more than her baking. This is a 1200 word short story
A Groom for Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A GROOM FOR CHRISTMAS is a new twist on the classic Hallmark Christmas movie full of family, humor, love, and a little bit of redemption. Family pressures might just make her do something crazy... "A Groom for Christmas is a fantastic, feel-good read from a top-notch author!" ~ NY Times & USA Today Bestselling Author, Sandra Edwards When a young woman hires her hometown’s former bad boy to be
Franco's Fortune (Redemption Book 2)
Series: Redemption, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
"When a female bodyguard is hired to protect a rich playboy, she finds saving his life is easier than protecting her heart." When the past and present collide... Somebody wants rich playboy Franco Callahan dead. When security expert Josephine Fortune arrives on his doorstep Franco finds it hard to refuse. He's had a secret attraction for the diminutive bodyguard for years.
Murder, Mi Amore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,410. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Vacations can be murder. Jewel thieves, murder and terrorists intrude on a young American woman's Roman holiday; can she trust the sexy, mysterious Italian man who comes to her aid? 2012 EPPIE FINALIST BEST ROMANTIC SUSPENSE 2012 FINALIST OKLAHOMA ROMANCE WRITERS FIRST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL AWARDS
A Cinderella Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
2014 EPPIE Finalist, Best Short Romance (EPPIES are given by the Electronic Publishing Industry Coalition to recognize excellence in digital publishing) Christmas Fantasy! Jessica Gallo no longer believed in fairy tales or happy endings. And she certainly didn’t believe she’d find her Prince Charming at Saks Fifth Avenue. Her Fairy Godmother thought differently.
Storm of Desire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Romance, Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
Sexy. Scorching. Sizzling. That describes Aiden Rourke, hero of Storm of Desire Corporate attorney Samantha Greco needs some peace and quiet to come to a decision about her career. Instead, while an icy nor’easter rages outside, she finds herself trapped in a cottage on Fenwick Island with Aiden Rourke, a man she used five years ago when she ran from the heartbreak of her fiancé’s betrayal
Accidental Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,000. Language: American English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This short story of 6,744 words is also included in the novella, Loving Or Nothing. Carly Madison’s luck couldn’t get any worse. A cheating ex, a dumped plate of pasta, a car accident. Through with men, she rejects the advances of sexy James Cresci. Can he change Carly’s luck and teach her to trust and love again?
A Catered Romance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,390. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
There's more than business brewing between two old high school flames. Mary Beth Kendrick needs financial backing to keep her catering business cooking. A looming corporate buyout forces her to accept help from Tom Sackett, the man who broke her heart. Grateful for Tom's support but unwilling to trust him, Mary Beth vows to keep their relationship strictly business. Tom has other ideas.
Loving Or Nothing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,690. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A secret crush. Two wounded hearts. A tale of love, hope and redemption. No stranger to loss, Tami Morrelle is holding on with one satiny thread to the only thing she has left that ties her to her loved ones - the family bridal shop. Local bad boy Daniel Ramsey is back in Loving, NJ, and on a mission - to turn Tami's world upside down -any way he can.
A Cat's Tale & Other Love Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Six short, sweet love stories for those busy times in your life when you need an uplifting read. For cat lovers and romance lovers everywhere. A Taste of Romance, A Cat's Tale, Plumbing for Love, A New Beginning for Melissa, Third Time's the Charm, My Fantasy Pirate
Logan's Redemption (Redemption Book 1)
Series: Redemption, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 82,050. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Redemption Book 1 Doriana Callahan's life is unraveling. Someone is stalking her and sabotaging her father's company; her teenage son is rebelling; and Logan Tanner is back in town. For sixteen years she's kept an explosive secret from Logan, a secret he soon discovers. Logan never belonged in Doriana's world, but he dreamed of a life with her. Until the awful night he was forced to flee.

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Smashwords book reviews by Cara Marsi

  • Dreaming Josie on July 29, 2012

    Dreaming Josie is such an incredible read. I loved it and was sorry to see it end. Loved learning about the Civil War re-en-actors. But the best part was the love between Josie and Kyle that came through time. Such a romantic story.