Mariella Starr


Sometimes it’s hard to pick what I love most beyond my family; I write, paint, renovate and am a voracious reader. The joke in our house about vices--is that mine is books. My idea of the perfect house is the public library, just add a kitchen to make my husband happy, and I would be good with it. I live in Nevada with my husband, and two dogs that I adore, and lot of scorpions and lizards that still make me scream and act girly. I love to travel, and I get to travel to visit my grown children who have both chosen to live abroad, one in Ireland and one in England—what could be better.
I love writing; creating the characters and making them come alive. For a short time, while they are directing me through their stories, they are alive for me and I hope they are to my readers. My favorite genres for reading are history, romances, and mystery. Sometimes I think I spend as much time in research as I do in writing, but it is important to me that the time-periods be correct. It also makes me one heck of a good trivial pursuit player.
I’m a casual person, enjoying a laid back lifestyle where dressing up means putting on real shoes and not flip-flops, cowboy boots or running shoes. (The running shoes are not my idea of fun but my husband says if I’m spending all my time on a computer writing, I also have to move—10 miles a day!) Oh, what I put up with because I love that man. I also love receiving e-mail from my readers and can be contacted at

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Britannia's Blaggard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Britannia Montgomery is fed up with the condescending attitudes of her peers. She is tired of men ignoring her talent and skills and of being ridiculed for no other reason than she is a woman. Desperately needing a change, she heads west to visit her brother, Ben Sawyer. Blackie Hawkins is a self-made man. The defiant, city-bred socialite fascinates him. Opposites attract in this sizzling western.
Desiree, A Woman of Defiance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,620. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Romance » Historical
After three miserable years in a forced marriage, Abigail is free at last! She is not willing to give up her freedom again, yet she is in desperate need of help. Her father wants to force her into another marriage and confiscate the land she inherited from her husband. Walker Tillman answers her plea for help when he realized the danger is real... when does pretense end and love begin?
Full Circle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,250. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jaded by too many close calls in her professional life, Josie Raintree returns to her past with ideas of a simpler, less complicated life. Those dreams are shattered when her childhood adversary appears and they begin a journey to understand the past and plot a future together.
Caitlin's Conspiracies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
With a past based on raw sexual desire, can they forge a future together with trust, love and discipline?
The Awakening of Alexandria
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,180. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » BDSM, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Nicholas Dyonysus, a man with too much power and wealth, becomes indifferent and bored until obsession takes hold of his heart in the guise of a wounded beauty. Saving her from certain death, he takes possession of her. He is Greek, he is strong and she is now his. He will enforce his will to safeguard her health and life. She will learn to listen and submit as his heart decrees.
Charlotte's Comeuppance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Erotica » BDSM
Charlotte Madison learns manipulation from the masters - her parents. Unaware of the danger of pushing a man too far, she carelessly abandons what is real for an allusion of what could be, only to be lured into a dangerous scheme where she is an unknowing pawn. As two reawakened hearts open and heal, they realize that love, trust and loyalty will carry them beyond their past mistakes.
Teaching Miss Maisie Jane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,450. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Erotica » BDSM
Jake Maddox is an Arizona territory lawman whose moral compass has been bent too many times. He is ready to retire from the law, become a homesteader and find a wife. He has got his mind set on how a wife should and should not behave. He has a quick temper, doesn't like sass, and his words will be heeded, or someone is going pay with a spanked bottom.

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