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Romance Podcast: A Sassy Psychological Thriller

ENJOY THE latest BETWEEN THE SHEETS Podcast. Warning: The editing feature went rogue so what I said is what you get on this one. Think of it as podcast improv. It’s a teaser into my new edgy psychological thriller… now available for pre-order.


Love Triangles, From Infamous to Sassy Modern Romance

March 28th, 2017|2 Comments

Love Triangles, From Infamous, to Sassy Modern Romance IN Gone with the Wind, Scarlett O'Hara pines over Ashley Wilkes. How could she allow her fears to keep her from succumbing to Rhett Butler's [...]

A Sassy Psychological Thriller, Pre-order Available Now

February 28th, 2017|Comments Off on A Sassy Psychological Thriller, Pre-order Available Now

An Edgy Psychological ThrillerPre-order Available Now THIS TIME the threat is lethal. There's a secret. A woman is heard whimpering in a parking garage. A dark side to the powerfully rich is exposed. [...]

Romantic Suspense Novels, Fifty Shades Box Office

February 13th, 2017|2 Comments

Enter to Win Free Romantic Suspense Novels IT'S ROMANCE WEEK, in case you didn't know, and there's a big reason we celebrate it and it's not just because of Valentine's Day. Here's your [...]

COVER REVEAL: Beltway Betrayers, Book 2 of The Beltway Series

January 28th, 2017|Comments Off on COVER REVEAL: Beltway Betrayers, Book 2 of The Beltway Series

Only for people who see women as equal in all things. **COMING IN MAY** THERE'S a secret. A woman is heard whimpering in a parking garage. A dark side to the powerfully rich [...]

A Cover Reveal for Book 2, Free eBook

January 19th, 2017|Comments Off on A Cover Reveal for Book 2, Free eBook

A Cover Reveal for Book 2 & a Free eBook IT'S TIME to reveal The Beltway Series - Book 2, which will happen on January 28, 2017. The first chapter will also be [...]

A New Year, New Books Coming, Plus a Freebie

December 29th, 2016|5 Comments

THE NEW YEAR is here. I'm celebrating the fact that I've finished the next installment of The Beltway Series.... Book 2, which will be out in May 2017. The cover reveal is on January 28, [...]

From Strong Connection To Sublime Sex

September 22nd, 2016|2 Comments

The Beltway Series, Book 1 WHEN TWO people have a strong connection it doesn't guarantee the physical experience will match. There are so many things that go into getting naked with someone. With [...]

New Cover for The Beltway Series, Book 1

September 19th, 2016|Comments Off on New Cover for The Beltway Series, Book 1

New Cover for The Beltway Series, Book Onecover by Books Go Social THERE ARE FEW things more important for an author than feedback from readers. What you hear can range from exciting to [...]

Below the Beltway #Recommended

September 3rd, 2016|6 Comments

Below the Beltway #Recommended IT'S A long road to getting your book read, reviewed, and recommended. Wading into contemporary romance has been an education. Publishing is changing so fast, but it's tilting towards [...]

Taylor Marsh Author Audio on ‘Below the Beltway’

August 23rd, 2016|4 Comments

Taylor Marsh author video on Below the Beltway. AFTER TWO traditionally published non-fiction books, it's exciting to talk about my debut novel, Below the Beltway. To say that jumping from non-fiction to fiction [...]

Jealousy, Romance and Playing with Passion

August 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Jealousy, Romance and Playing with Passion

SHE HADN'T even noticed it was happening. Alex Gantry, the heroine in my debut contemporary romance Below the Beltway, stood watching everything in her life turn upside down, suddenly realizing she had set it all [...]

Dinner or Sex?

August 4th, 2016|2 Comments

Read. Below the Beltway. Now. ONE OF THE first times food hooked me into a story was in the Lawrence Sanders' Deadly Sin series. The sandwiches Police Chief Edward X. Delaney ate made [...]

The Romance ‘Power Couple’

July 21st, 2016|2 Comments

THE HEROINE of my novel, Below the Beltway, is in her late-thirties and not sure she wants children. What Alex Gantry is sure about is that she wants a man who isn't freaked out by [...]

Writing Racy Novels

June 30th, 2016|2 Comments

Writing racy novels, it all started with Jackie Collins. THE FIRST romance fiction I remember reading was written by Jackie Collins. It's not that Alex Gantry, the heroine of my racy novel Below [...]

Sex Before Friendship

June 19th, 2016|2 Comments

RULES FOR romance are a trap. Desires and the seduction techniques we use to manifest satisfaction vary depending on our mood. And anyone who thinks friendship starts in a romance before the fireworks isn't doing [...]

‘Sex Scent Signals’ Can’t Be Ignored

June 7th, 2016|2 Comments

In Below the Beltway, beauty, sex and danger collide. photo: Taylor Marsh, LLC WHEN WE meet someone who turns us on our body sends out "sex scent signals." It's about pheromones, but we [...]

What Attracts a Woman to a Man?

June 2nd, 2016|4 Comments

THINKING ABOUT who my main character would choose to become her lover was a fascinating exercise as an author. In Below the Beltway, my romantic adventure, it wasn't enough for the guy to be "hot [...]

Can a Feminist Writing Romance Be Taken Seriously?

February 3rd, 2016|8 Comments

Can a woman writing romance be taken seriously. cross-posted on HuffPost and Medium WHEN YOU have rooted around in the dating and sex worlds as a woman, as I did, you learn a [...]

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