Erica Monroe

Biography

USA Today Bestselling Author Erica Monroe writes dark, gritty historical romance. Her current series include Gothic Brides (Regency Gothics), The Rookery Rogues (pre-Victorian gritty working class romance), and Covert Heiresses (Regency spies who are the children of a duke). She was a finalist in the published historical category for the prestigious Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Romantic Suspense, and her books have been recommended reads at Fresh Fiction, Smexy Books, SBTB, and All About Romance. When she's not writing, she's drinking coffee, reading comic books, or watching televison. She lives in the suburbs of North Carolina with her husband, two dogs, and two cats. Visit Erica online at ericamonroe.com and sign up for her new release newsletter at: hyperurl.co/emnl.

Smashwords Interview

What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle, because I can change the size of the font to read it without my glasses!
Describe your desk
My desk used to be my father's desk when he was a child. We repurposed it, spray-painted it black, and moved it up into my office. It is one of my prize possessions and I will pass it down to my children too.
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Where to find Erica Monroe online

Where to buy in print

Series

Gothic Brides
Set in Regency England, intrepid women and courageous gentlemen must face dark, dangerous circumstances on their path to happily ever after.
The Mad Countess
Price: $2.99 USD.
The Determined Duchess
Price: $2.99 USD.
The Scandalous Widow
Price: $2.99 USD.
Gothic Brides: Volume 1
Price: $5.99 USD.
The Rookery Rogues
Dark, gritty, sexy historical romantic suspense set in pre-Victorian working class London. Each book can be read as a stand-alone historical romance.
A Dangerous Invitation
Price: $4.99 USD.
Secrets in Scarlet
Price: $4.99 USD.
Beauty and the Rake
Price: $4.99 USD.
Covert Heiresses
Meet the Covert Heiresses: women who by day are the talk of the ton, and by night England's top spies.
I Spy A Duke
Price: $4.99 USD.

Books

Suspenseful Starts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 183,520. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
DARK, DANGEROUS, EMOTIONAL HISTORICAL ROMANCE Join dashing heroes, scandalous scoundrels, and rebellious women in USA Today Bestselling Author Erica Monroe's suspenseful historical romance series: Covert Heiresses and The Rookery Rogues (I SPY A DUKE and A DANGEROUS INVITATION).
Gothic Brides: Volume 1
Series: Gothic Brides, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,270. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
The Gothic Brides: edgy, atmospheric Gothic Regency Romance, exploring the dark, twisted corners of England--these books are not for the faint of heart. The Gothic Brides battle tortured pasts and face dangerous, suspenseful circumstances on their road to a hard-won happily ever after. Set contains Books 1-3: THE MAD COUNTESS THE DETERMINED DUCHESS THE SCANDALOUS WIDOW
The Scandalous Widow
Series: Gothic Brides, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,170. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Bow Street Runner Gabriel Sinclair has spent the last three years trying to forget about smart, beautiful Lady Jemma Forster, Countess of Wolverston, who broke his heart when she married his best friend. Her husband's death thrusts Gabriel and Jemma back together, as they work to find his murderer. They’re perfect partners for solving crimes, but can they be perfect for love too?
The Determined Duchess
Series: Gothic Brides, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
After the death of her beloved guardian, Miss Felicity Fields is left alone with an uncertain future. But this blunt bluestocking has a secret: she's determined to resurrect her guardian through the ancient art of alchemy. The last thing she needs is the return of Nicholas Harding, the Duke of Wycliffe and rightful owner of her home on the wild coast of Cornwall...
The Mad Countess
Series: Gothic Brides, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,150. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
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Theodore Lockwood, Earl of Ashbrooke, has been in love with his best friend, Lady Claire Deering, for as long as he can remember. Claire too harbors a secret desire for him—but a witch cursed her family with madness, and she’s terrified she’ll only hurt him if they act on their feelings. They'll have to work together to break the curse...and find true love.
Stealing the Rogue's Heart
Series: The Rookery Rogues. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
When underworld princess Mina Mason falls for her childhood best friend Charlie Thatcher from a rival gang, their passion ignites a war that spans the London rookeries.
I Spy A Duke
Series: Covert Heiresses. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,120. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A governess with a desire for revenge enters into a marriage of convenience with a duke--but she gets more than she anticipated, as he's actually a spy for the Crown.
The Rookery Rogues: Volume 1
Series: The Rookery Rogues. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 288,900. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Boxed Set containing books 1-3 of the bestselling historical romantic suspense series, The Rookery Rogues. A Dangerous Invitation, Secrets in Scarlet, and Beauty and the Rake.
Beauty and the Rake
Series: The Rookery Rogues, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,260. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
One tragic night left Abigail Vautille scarred and penniless. To save her family from debtor's prison, she strikes a deal with the rogue who owns her father's gambling vowels--if he excuses the debt, for two weeks, she'll give him her body, but not her heart. Michael Strickland desires more than that: he wants a lifetime to love her.
Secrets in Scarlet
Series: The Rookery Rogues, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,790. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Poppy O'Reilly lives in London under a false name to protect the identity of her young daughter. Thaddeus Knight, a Sergeant with the Metropolitan Police, is the exact kind of man she doesn't need. Yet an investigation brings them together and neither can stay away. Will the secrets of a scarlet lady be their undoing?
Breaking Up the Girl: Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2014 . Categories: Poetry » Female authors, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love
In Breaking Up the Girl, Erica Monroe explores a woman's place in today's modern world. Poems are composed mostly in free verse and discuss love, feminism, mortality, fidelity, and self-identity.
A Dangerous Invitation
Series: The Rookery Rogues, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,390. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Torn from her life of privilege by her father's death, Kate Morgan is now a fence for stolen goods in the rookeries. The last man she expects to see again is Daniel O'Reilly, who swore to loved her but instead fled amidst accusations of murder. One drunken night cost Daniel everything. To win back the life he had, he must prove he's innocent of murder and convince Kate he's no longer a scoundrel.

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