Marianne Dora Rose

Biography

About the Author
Dorothy Paula Freda, is also known under her pen names Paula Freda and Marianne Dora Rose. Her
books range from Fiction and Non-fiction Adventure, Romance, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Poetry, Articles, Essays and How-to-Write Instructional complete with Lessons and optional assignments.

Homemaker, mother of two grown sons, and former off-the-desk publisher of a family-oriented print small press, (1984 thru 1999), The Pink Chameleon, that she now publishes on line, Paula was raised by her grandmother and mother, and has been writing for as long as she can remember. Even before she could set pencil to paper, she would spin her stories in the recording booths in the Brooklyn Coney Island Arcades for a quarter per 3-minute record. She states, "I love the English language, love words and seeing them on display, typed and alive. A romantic at heart, I write simply and emotionally. One of my former editors kindly described my work, '...her pieces are always deep, gentle and refreshing....'" Paula further states, "My stories are sensitive, deeply emotional, sensual when appropriate, yet non-graphic, family fare, pageturners. My hope is that my writing will bring entertainment and uplift the human spirit, bring a smile to your face and your soul, and leave you filled with a generous amount of hope."

Series

Driscoll Saga
Dorothy Freda, writing as Paula Freda and Marianne Dora Rose, presents The Driscoll Saga, beginning with Driscoll's Lady and continuing with Driscoll's Daughter, Lexie's story; Wild Yellow Clover and Honey Wheat Sage: (Macey's Story) Cal's story; Love's Timeless Secret Revealed (Tom's Story); Set in New York and Montana, the saga continues. Contemporary and Historical, Western, Clean and wholesome, filled with emotion and romance.

Books

Heart's Conquest (Jacklyn's Story)
Pre-release—available December 1, 2020. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Paula Freda, writing as Marianne Dora Rose, presents "Heart's Conquest (Jacklyn's Story), a clean and wholesome inspirational romance, that begins where the author's "The Persistent Heart" ends with the story of Jacklyn, Debbie's infamous rival.
The Persistent Heart
Price: Free! Words: 29,610. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Paula Freda, writing as Marianne Dora Rose, presents The Persistent Heart, a Christian inspirational Romance. Can a young woman, beautiful within, save the soul of the man she secretly loves, who long since strayed from the Good Lord's fold, and is on the path to perdition? Though Intelligent, a bank data entry clerk, what chance does she stand with only her prayers and the strength of her faith?
Two Million Years BC (A Love Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,870. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Christian Sci/Fi Fantasy Romance - Ever wondered if there existed a civilization akin to our own, but far advanced? What if a cataclysmic event removed all signs of this civilization? This is what four earth geologists, Professor Jack Sullivan, Danielle (Dani for short), George, and Matt, suspect as they explore a newly discovered cave in Montana and experience the adventure of a lifetime.
I'll Search The Heavens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Estelle wonders if the young Englishman she waltzed with 9 years ago at her Debutante Ball is her soulmate. Marianne is her rival. But there is Joseph she taunted in HS — grimy nails, straws in his hair and clothes, horse manure under his boots. "The stable boy, all grown up, prettied up in a chauffeur's uniform." His reply, "A uniform doesn't make a man. Diamonds, prestige, don't make a woman."
Tumbleweed (Crissy's Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,080. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Excerpt: "So I have to find something wrong with him that makes it impossible for me to find him attractive, for not trying to consider him more than a friend?" Crissy asked her sister. "Yup. I guess so." Janice replied. "Are you up to the challenge?" Crissy took a deep annoyed breath, pursed her lips and wrinkled her nose with determination. "Very well," she said. "I accept the challenge."
One in a Million
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Clean, inspirational romance for hearts of all ages. Janice draws a million dollar lottery ticket. Unfortunately, she believes in the bad luck curse that is rumored to afflict winners of huge amounts. Her younger sister convinces her to ask her neighbor's son, a soap opera star, known for his good luck and good nature, to cash the ticket for her. Not easy, when she is secretly in love with him.
Starlight's Hearts
Series: Driscoll Saga. Price: Free! Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Along with the family, Henry congratulated Richard, his younger brother, on announcing his intention to join the Priesthood. Warm affection flooded him, but all the same, he had hoped for more for Richard. Marriage to a good woman, children. Nieces and nephews, cousins to the children he, himself, hoped to father someday together with the woman he chose. Henry must do something to change this.
Love's Timeless Secret Revealed (Tom's Story)
Series: Driscoll Saga. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Love's Timeless Secret Revealed (Tom's Story) - Continuing the saga begun in Driscoll's Lady, Paula Freda writing as Marianne Dora Rose presents two love stories entwined, one-hundred twenty-five years apart, yet linked by one thread, Love's Timeless Secret.
Sharon and the Beast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,440. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Sharon and the Beast - A clean, sensitive, inspirational, mystery romance, about two kindred spirits, one in torment, and the other searching for true inner beauty.
The Roses Collection - Boxed Set
Series: The Driscoll Saga. Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 143,180. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A boxed set of clean and wholesome romance novellas to brighten your holidays. Contemporary, inspiring, light-hearted fare for the young at heart. "Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart." Washington Irving"
Cinderella Ice
Series: Driscoll Saga. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,830. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Western
Victim of a bigamous marriage, Jessie returns to her parents' home in the Hudson River Valley, to heal. Indoctrinated since childhood in fairy tales with happy endings, her spirit and view of life are severely scarred, especially regarding the story of Cinderella and Prince Charming. She's sworn off any future relationships. "Cinderella Ice, that's what I'll be from this day forth."

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