Once upon a time, I wrote a little rom com called Down on Love. It’s the story of a cranky, unlucky-in-love blogger named George (Georgiana) and her new relationship with her old high school crush, Casey, and I set it in a small town just for giggles. When I was done, my editor asked if I’d make it a series.
I hadn’t planned on it, but it sounded like an interesting prospect. And so…here’s the second book in what is now the Marsden series!
Allow me a small squee here, won’t you?
Ahem. Okay, I’m good now. Thanks.
Anyway, Picture This, publishing July 17, is the story of Celia Marshall (Casey’s ex from high school) and a hot movie star who…well, I’ll let the blurb do the talking:
It’s where everyone knows your business—and remembers everything you’d rather forget. But somehow the little Catskills town of Marsden draws the most unlikely people back home, turns their lives every which way, and helps them finally figure out what—and who—they want most…
As a celebrity photographer’s assistant, Celia Marshall is used to seeing all kinds of weird antics. But subbing as the model in irrepressible movie star Niall Crenshaw’s latest endorsement ad—while wearing his silk boxers, no less—is definitely not in her job description. Neither is falling for him, especially since he’s dating his latest co-star. To complicate things further, Celia is returning to Marsden to keep an eye on her eccentric grandmother—and Niall is driving her there, then staying to judge a talent contest…
Soon Celia is pulled in a dozen different directions, trying to get her grandmother to act her age, placating her frantic former boss who’s organizing the contest—and attempting to stay away from funny, sexy Niall. Celia’s always been level headed, but suddenly she’s wishing she could get reckless right along with him. Has the time come for sensible Celia to cut loose?…
Of course all our Marsden friends from Down on Love will be back (plus a few new ones!) including George, Casey, Darryl, Sera, and Jaz. Bonus: Amelia’s now talking! (Run away!)
If that sounds good, grab yourself a preorder and mark it to read on Goodreads, and I’ll see y’all back in Marsden on July 17!
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And if you’d like to start at the beginning of the Marsden saga with Down on Love, go here for the links!
Your second Marsden novel? Girl, you squee all you want because that’s awesome! (And thanks for linking this news up to the Hump Day Blog Hop.) With Picture This publishing July 17 – you’ll be a busy lady keeping up with reader demands. Congratulations!!
Ha thanks Julie! And thanks for starting the blog hop–great idea! Thrilled to participate! 🙂
How fantastic, Jayne! Congratulations and good luck with your series of books.
Thanks so much, Georgina! 🙂
Are you doing ARCs or a blog tour? The Chiq blog would love to be a part if you are!
Hi Ashley! Oh, I’m always looking for advance reviews, and I would really value your opinion! I’ll let you know when it’s up on NetGalley–shouldn’t be too much longer–I just returned the page proofs. 🙂
Hi Ashley–I just heard that PICTURE THIS will be up on NetGalley starting May 7!
I just recently put this on my Amazon (books) wish list!
Yay! Thanks! Hope you enjoy it! 🙂
Congrats on your upcoming release, Jayne! I hope it all goes fabulously well and you have terrific sales. 🙂
Thanks, Anna! 🙂
Congratulations, Jayne! The series sounds great and I love the cover for Picture This!!! As I was reading, I kept thinking this story would make a great movie! You should start making friends in Hollywood! Off to pre-order and mark both book as “to read” on Goodreads! Thanks for your honest post on my post too – nice to know others share my conflicted feelings! Hope we’ll follow each other regularly. 🙂
Aw, thanks, Patricia! And LOL from your fingers to the Hollywood gods’ eyes! I would never say no to a movie deal–not at all! 😀
Jayne – just ordered the Kindle version of “Down On Love” and will play catch up. Good to meet you on this blog hop!
Thanks so much! Hope you like it!
Sounds like a great series! I especially interested in books about bloggers so I will surely be added Down on Love to my TBR!
Thanks, Meredith! 🙂