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Susan Mallery

Author of Chasing Perfect

427+ Works 29,207 Members 1,085 Reviews 38 Favorited

About the Author

Susan Mallery is a Romance author, and holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's degree in Writing Popular Fiction. She is a New York Times bestselling author who has written over 80 books, including: the Marcelli Sisters Trilogy, the Desert Rogues Series and the Fool's Gold Series. show more Mallery won the Romantic Times' award for best Silhouette Special Edition and the National Readers' Choice Award. In 2015 her titles, The Girls of Mischief Bay, Kiss Me, and Thrill Me were listed as NYT bestsellers. Susan's title's: Daughters of the Bride and Sisters Like Us made the New York Times Bestseller list in 2016. Her latest book is entitled When We Found Home. (Bowker Author Biography) show less
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Series

Works by Susan Mallery

Chasing Perfect (2010) 646 copies
Almost Perfect (2010) 489 copies
Irresistible (2006) 483 copies
Delicious (2006) 470 copies
Finding Perfect (2010) 465 copies
Three Sisters (2013) 449 copies
Sizzling (2007) 449 copies
Barefoot Season (2012) 431 copies
Sweet Talk (2008) 430 copies
Tempting (2007) 416 copies
Only His (2011) 415 copies
Under Her Skin (2009) 412 copies
Only Yours (2011) 412 copies
Already Home (2011) 401 copies
Sweet Spot (2008) 399 copies
Only Mine (2011) 398 copies
Falling for Gracie (2009) 387 copies
Summer Nights (2012) 381 copies
Summer Days (2012) 379 copies
Lip Service (2009) 374 copies
All Summer Long (2012) 367 copies
Accidentally Yours (2008) 364 copies
Straight From the Hip (2009) 356 copies
Hot on Her Heels (2009) 355 copies
Sweet Trouble (2008) 352 copies
Three Little Words (2013) 350 copies
The Friends We Keep (2016) 339 copies
The Girls of Mischief Bay (2015) 334 copies
Two of a Kind (2013) 325 copies
Evening Stars (2014) 316 copies
A Fool's Gold Christmas (2012) 307 copies
The Boardwalk Bookshop (2022) 296 copies
Just One Kiss (2013) 291 copies
When We Met (2014) 280 copies
Someone Like You (2004) 279 copies
When We Found Home (2018) 279 copies
The Sparkling One (2003) 279 copies
The Friendship List (2020) 271 copies
A Million Little Things (2017) 266 copies
Secrets of the Tulip Sisters (2017) 265 copies
Until We Touch (2014) 265 copies
Before We Kiss (2014) 254 copies
California Girls (2019) 247 copies
Hold Me (2015) 247 copies
Daughters of the Bride (2016) 245 copies
Kiss Me (2015) 244 copies
Thrill Me (2015) 243 copies
Sisters Like Us (2018) 238 copies
The Seductive One (2003) 236 copies
The Sassy One (2003) 232 copies
Best of My Love (2016) 229 copies
You Say It First (2017) 213 copies
Christmas on 4th Street (2013) 212 copies
The Stepsisters (2021) 210 copies
The Vineyard at Painted Moon (2021) 203 copies
The Marcelli Bride (2006) 199 copies
Second Chance Girl (2017) 197 copies
Sisters by Choice (2020) 194 copies
The Marcelli Princess (2007) 193 copies
The Christmas Wedding Guest (2021) 184 copies
The Best of Friends (2010) 182 copies
Only Us (2011) 174 copies
Happily This Christmas (2020) 172 copies
Not Quite Over You (2018) 168 copies
The Summer Getaway (2022) 167 copies
Why Not Tonight (2018) 164 copies
Marry Me at Christmas (2015) 155 copies
Meant to Be Yours (2019) 146 copies
Home Sweet Christmas (2022) 146 copies
Sunset Bay (2009) 143 copies
Sister of the Bride (2010) 140 copies
Holly and Mistletoe (1996) 125 copies
A Christmas Bride [2-in-1] (2012) 121 copies
Almost Summer (2012) 120 copies
Halfway There (2013) 118 copies
Sweet Success (2001) 111 copies
The Unexpected Millionaire (2006) 101 copies
Yours for Christmas (2014) 99 copies
The Substitute Millionaire (2006) 95 copies
One in a Million (2003) 92 copies
There's Always Plan B (2005) 91 copies
Quinn's Woman (2003) 90 copies
The Sheik's Kidnapped Bride (2000) 86 copies
The Sheik's Secret Bride (2000) 86 copies
The Sister Effect: A Novel (2023) 85 copies
Completely Smitten (2003) 85 copies
Having Her Boss's Baby (2006) 85 copies
The Ultimate Millionaire (2007) 85 copies
Part-Time Wife (1996) 84 copies
Christmas in Whitehorn (2001) 84 copies
Married for a Month (2001) 81 copies
The Happiness Plan (2023) 80 copies
High-Powered, Hot-Blooded (2009) 78 copies
A Little Bit Pregnant (2003) 77 copies
A Royal Baby on the Way (1999) 76 copies
Her Last First Date (2007) 76 copies
Husband by the Hour (1997) 75 copies
Surrender in Silk (2006) 74 copies
Full-Time Father (1996) 74 copies
In Bed with the Devil (2007) 73 copies
Marriage on Demand (1995) 73 copies
The Ladies' Man (2006) 71 copies
The Best Bride (1994) 69 copies
Good Husband Material (2002) 64 copies
Tender Loving Care (1992) 64 copies
Shelter in a Soldier's Arms (2001) 61 copies
The Summer Book Club (2024) 60 copies
The Only Way Out (1995) 60 copies
A Very Merry Princess (2017) 59 copies
Father in Training (1995) 58 copies
Justin's Bride (1995) 58 copies
Wild West Wife (1998) 57 copies
Wild Hearts (2009) 56 copies
Unexpectedly Expecting! (2001) — Author — 47 copies
The Mysterious Stranger (1997) 45 copies
Before Summer Ends (2020) 44 copies
The Rancher Next Door (2000) 43 copies
Living on the Edge (2005) 43 copies
Wife in Disguise (2001) 42 copies
Tempting Faith (1994) 42 copies
The Secret Wife (1997) 42 copies
To Love and Protect (2004) 41 copies
A Kiss in the Snow (2016) 41 copies
The Girl of His Dreams (1997) 40 copies
Dream Groom (1999) 40 copies
Surprise Delivery (1999) 40 copies
The Millionaire Bachelor (1998) 39 copies
Expecting! (2004) 39 copies
Cinderella for a Night (2000) 37 copies
Prince Charming, M.D. (1998) 35 copies
It Started One Christmas (2018) 34 copies
Their Little Princess (2000) 34 copies
Sweeter With You (2015) 33 copies
Beth and the Bachelor (1999) 31 copies
Dream Bride (1999) 31 copies
Prodigal Son (2006) 30 copies
A Dad for Billie (1993) 29 copies
The Bodyguard and Ms. Jones (1995) 26 copies
Lone Star Millionaire (1999) 24 copies
Her Guardian (2-in-1) (2001) — Contributor — 24 copies
Say You'll Stay (2021) 23 copies
More Than Friends (1993) 23 copies
Cowboy Daddy (1994) 20 copies
Intimate Danger (Tempting Faith / Shattered Vows) (1600) — Author — 19 copies
Suddenly This Summer (2023) 16 copies
Tender Victory (1993) 15 copies
Courtney's Cowboy (1996) 13 copies
Sexy Summer Reads (6-in-1) (2008) — Contributor — 10 copies
Master of the Chase (1993) 9 copies
Honeysuckle Devine (1996) 9 copies
Sweet Escape (1994) 9 copies
Married in Whitehorn (1999) 9 copies
Fire in the Dark (1995) 8 copies
Desert Rogues Part 2 [Omnibus 5-in-1] (2007) — Author — 8 copies
Cowgirl Bride (1998) 7 copies
Desert Rogues Part 1 [Omnibus 5-in-1] (2007) — Author — 6 copies
Desert Heat [2-in-1] (2005) 6 copies
Spiel, Kuss und Sieg (2015) 6 copies
Frontier Flame (1992) 6 copies
Lily's Expecting (2004) 6 copies
The Sheik's Virgin (2009) 5 copies
Baby, It's Christmas (2017) 4 copies
Lucas's Convenient Bride (2015) 4 copies
First Mate (1992) 3 copies
Touchdown für die Liebe (2016) 3 copies
Spirit of the Wolf (2001) 2 copies
Täiuslikku püüdes (2010) 2 copies
Dreaming of Christmas (2016) 2 copies
Best of Brides 2008 (4-in-1) (2009) — Contributor — 2 copies
A Fool for Love (2003) 2 copies
Kaks teistsugust. (2013) 2 copies
Stadt, Mann, Kuss (2016) 2 copies
Op blote voeten (2018) 2 copies
Kolm õde : [romaan] (2013) 2 copies
Enne kui suudleme (2015) 2 copies
Pulmad jõulude ajal (2016) 1 copy
Kui me leidsime kodu (2018) 1 copy
Armastus võidab (2016) 1 copy
Südamelt ära (2010) 1 copy
Tulbiõdede saladused (2017) 1 copy
Ei saa sinust üle (2019) 1 copy
Taas kodus (2011) 1 copy
Üllatusabielu (2018) 1 copy
Jõulud Fool's Goldis (2014) 1 copy
Hoia mind (2016) 1 copy
Ei keegi muu kui sina (2011) 1 copy
Kütkesta mind (2016) 1 copy
Pruudi tütred (2017) 1 copy
Ehatähed (2015) 1 copy
Paljajalu-suvede aegu (2012) 1 copy
Fuga estiva 1 copy
A Mother's Day (2007) 1 copy
Buiten zinnen (2020) 1 copy
Královské dítě (2001) 1 copy
So zärtlich wie du (2010) 1 copy
Sommerøya 1 copy
Desert Rogues Set (2009) 1 copy
Reflection (2004) 1 copy
Un parfum d'été (2010) 1 copy
Les nuits d'été (2014) 1 copy
Tous mariés ! (2003) 1 copy
Dure kussen 1 copy
Egy falat csokoládé (2014) 1 copy
Tres hermanas (2022) 1 copy
Beijos Irresistíveis (2021) 1 copy
Sinule määratud (2020) 1 copy

Associated Works

More Than Words: Stories of Strength (2009) — Contributor — 44 copies
A Sweet Life: Box Set (2014) — Contributor — 23 copies
The Sheik and the Virgin Secretary (2011) — Original text — 9 copies
The Ultimate Millionaire [manga] (2015) — Original Text — 2 copies
The Sheik and the Christmas Bride (2016) — Original Text — 2 copies
The Sheik and the Bought Bride — Original Text — 2 copies
Tempting, Vol. 2 (2019) — Original Text — 1 copy
The Mysterious Stranger [manga] (2016) — Original Text — 1 copy
The Secret Wife [manga] (2018) — Original Text — 1 copy
The Substitute Millionaire [manga] (2009) — Original Text — 1 copy
The Sheik & the Virgin Princess (2017) — Original Text — 1 copy
The Sheik's Kidnapped Bride [manga] — Original Text — 1 copy
The Girl of His Dreams [manga] (2018) — Original Text — 1 copy
Dream Groom [manga] (2018) — Original Text — 1 copy
Lone Star Millionaire [Manga] (2015) — Original Text — 1 copy
Tempting, Vol. 1 (2019) — Original Text — 1 copy
Sizzling, Vol. 2 (2018) — Original Text — 1 copy
Sizzling, Vol. 1 (2018) — Original Text — 1 copy
Irresistible, Vol. 1 (2013) — Original Text — 1 copy
High-Powered, Hot-Blooded (2014) — Original Text — 1 copy
The Unexpected Millionaire [manga] — Original Text — 1 copy
The Sheik and the Pregnant Bride (2014) — Original Text — 1 copy
Lucas's Convenient Bride [manga] (2015) — Original Text — 1 copy
Delicious, Vol. 2 (2014) — Original Text — 1 copy
Delicious, Vol. 1 (2014) — Original Text — 1 copy
Irresistible, Vol. 2 (2013) — Original Text — 1 copy
Falling for Gracie (2020) — Original Text — 1 copy

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Contemporary Romance in Name that Book (December 2016)

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Quick, comfy read that's romance-y without being chicklit. After being left at the altar pediatrician Andi Gordon pulls up stakes and buys a crumbling Queen Anne house on an island in Puget Sound and begins to rebuild the house, her medical practice, and her life.

There's the usual three-women-with-different-problems helping each other get the guy, save the marriage, recover from the tragedy, but it's all done with a light touch and some interesting characterization of a touchy mother-daughter relationship.… (more)
 
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LyndaInOregon | 30 other reviews | Jun 13, 2024 |
I really enjoyed this book a lot. It was a fast read for me. I was very invested and emotionally connected to Allison, Erica, and Summer. Both women loved Summer very much and that was clear.

Erica did not treat Allison nicely in the beginning despite the dire situation she found herself in. I was upset with her but on the other hand, I also could relate to her feelings and the way she acted. I have not been in the same situation but a similar one. Which I have to admit that it has not always been easy to be nice. The way that Erica was feeling is a very human and real emotions.

Yet, I was glad to see that Erica and Allison were able to come to a common ground, once they got to know each other better. They both are strong women. Summer is a ray of sunshine.

You will go through a range of emotions from say, mad, and happiness. Susan pens another great book. You will not want to miss this one.
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Cherylk | Jun 9, 2024 |
This book was . . . almost endlessly frustrating, and particularly Sadik, the male lead, made me want to stab him frequently. I get quite frustrated at conflict that relies on mutual miscommunication, and that conflict was the heart of this book.

The first line Sadik voiced that did not make me want to stab him was on page 230 of 377 (61% of the way through) and while it was very sweet, it did not make up for the prior jackassery he displayed - or the continuing jackassery for that matter.

I spent at least half of the book waiting uncertainly for Sadik to get better, and eventually wondering if he would before the end. As it happened, the resolution was rushed and therefore felt rather unsatisfying, taking up less than half of the final chapter, and the epilogue was brief and did not build on that improvement but only a brief glimpse to answer a final question or two.

I am curious about the stories hinted at for one or two other characters, and may look into which of the books in the Desert Rogues series focus on them, and check them out.
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Kalira | 1 other review | May 14, 2024 |
The free-spirited owner of a booming chocolate emporium, Allison Thomas is out to save the world—one truffle at a time. Everyone adores Ali—who wouldn’t love a lady who sneaks midnight chocolate deliveries to the local health spa? And even if her love life is on hold, Ali’s perfectly content with her high-flying career.
That is, until the mysterious Matt Baker arrives. New to town, Matt quickly gets under her skin and leads her into temptation. But neither love nor chocolate seems to melt Matt’s icy heart. So Ali has no choice but to pull out all the stops in this “unforgettable combination of humor and sizzle” (… (more)
 
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LynneQuan | May 12, 2024 |

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Works
427
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Members
29,207
Popularity
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Rating
3.8
Reviews
1,085
ISBNs
2,202
Languages
17
Favorited
38

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