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Pre-Valentine's Day Romance Market

  • Third House Books & Coffee 113 North Main Street Gainesville, FL 32601 (map)

Third House Books lovingly invites you to a Pre-Valentine's Day Romance Market with six Gainesville-area Romance Authors!

Join us Sunday afternoon and meet Gainesville's most prolific Romance authors. You'll have a chance to meet and speak with the authors, buy their books and have them signed! Snacks and refreshments will be available as well!

LIS'ANNE HARRIS writes from historical to contemporary romance with light paranormal/fantasy elements. She spins tales that are funny, sweet, sad, happy--tug at your heart, yet make you laugh. Her worlds are filled with tortured heroes and strong-willed heroines who aren't afraid to fight for their happily ever after.

Transplanted from a small Indiana town, Lis'Anne now resides in sunny Florida with her husband, three sons, and a Chihuahua named Pinto Beanie. You can find Lis'Anne at or where she shares sometimes historical, sometimes healthy, always tasty recipes.

REBECCA HEFLIN is an award-winning author who has dreamed of writing romantic fiction since she was fifteen and her older sister sneaked a copy of Kathleen Woodiwiss' Shanna to her and told her to read it. Rebecca writes women's fiction and contemporary romance. When not passionately pursuing her dream, Rebecca is busy with her day-job at a the University of Florida.

Rebecca is a member of Romance Writers of America (RWA), Florida Romance Writers, RWA Contemporary Romance, and Florida Writers Association. She and her mountain-climbing husband live at sea level in sunny Florida.

MARIE LONG is a novelist who enjoys the snowy weather, the mountains, and a cup of hot white chocolate. She’s an avid supporter of literacy movements like We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) and National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).

DARLENE MARSHALL writes award-winning historical romance, mostly about pirates, privateers, smugglers, and the occasional possum. She lives in North Central Florida, a good location for putting the top down on the convertible, driving to the beach, drinking mojitos and calling it research.

PRISCILLA OLIVERAS is a USA Today Bestselling Author who writes contemporary romance with a Latinx flavor. Proud of her Puerto Rican-Mexican heritage, she strives to bring authenticity to her novels by sharing her Latinx culture with readers. All three books in Priscilla’s Matched to Perfection series—His Perfect Partner (a 2018 RWA® RITA® double finalist), Her Perfect Affair (a #1 Amazon Best Seller) & Their Perfect Melody (one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Books 2018) earned Starred Reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist. She earned an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University and serves as English adjunct faculty at her local college while also teaching an on-line course titled “Romance Writing” for ed2go. Priscilla is a sports fan, beach lover, and Zumba aficionado who often practices the art of napping in her backyard hammock. To follow along on her fun-filled and hectic life, visit her on the web at, on Facebook at or on Twitter and Instagram via Priscilla Oliveras

LEXI POST is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of romance inspired by the classics. She spent years in higher education taking and teaching courses about the classical literature she loved. From Edgar Allan Poe's short story “The Masque of the Red Death” to Tolstoy’s War and Peace, she's read, studied, and taught wonderful classics.
But Lexi's first love is romance novels so she married her two first loves, romance and the classics. From hot paranormals to sizzling cowboys to hunks from out of this world, Lexi provides a sensuous experience with a “whole lotta story.”
Lexi is living her own happily ever after with her husband and her cat in Florida. She makes her own ice cream every weekend, loves bright colors, and you will never see her without a hat.

This event is free and open to public.