Maria Monroe




Maria Monroe lives just outside Chicago with her awesome husband and three cool kids. She loves coffee, wine, playing Pokemon, the Oxford comma, and burning things in the backyard.

She enjoys reading and writing steamy romance novels.




Who knew the apocalypse could be so sexy?

Nina and Creed start as enemies, but necessity and the desire to survive drive them together. Danger lurks around every corner. But the biggest danger just might be falling in love.


JULIAN & LIA julian(The Julian Series Book 1) is a New Adult erotic romance novel about college freshman Lia and sexy, bad-boy senior Julian. Lia’s innocent. Julian’s anything but. She’s certain he’d never go for someone like her, but when he agrees to give her “lessons,” she’s about to get the education of a lifetime!



LOVE (LITERALLYJL-book2_front cover) (The Julian Series Book 2) is about Julian and Lia’s second chance at finding love together. Lia has finally gotten over her first and only love, Julian, and is starting a glamorous reporting job in downtown Chicago. But when circumstances force her and Julian together again, she quickly realizes her heart never truly healed. The scruffy sexy bad-boy she fell in love with is now a clean-cut and commanding professional, but still as arrogant and domineering as ever. Getting swept up in a dangerous story isn’t enough to take her mind off his green eyes, sculpted body, or dirty mouth.  Intrigue and peril mix with sex and second chances in this stunning conclusion to the Julian Series.

THE RESCUEThe Rescue is a sexy book set in the warm and friendly fictional town of Deerfield, Maine. When Jessica’s animal shelter is threatened by the gorgeous but arrogant new owner, she’ll do anything to save the animals. But will her heart survive? This book features an awesome canine side-kick, Sound of Music jokes, sexy belt buckles, light BDSM, and lots of sex!



Cover-RescueTV NIGHTleather and LEATHER are two short stories about best friends Jenna and Jace and what happens when Jenna snoops through Jace’s “toy” collection.


Five facts about Maria:

1. Her favorite color is green, though she almost exclusively wears black.

2. She’s great at playing Pokemon (trading card game).

3. She makes insane chocolate chip cookies.

4. She has two dogs, two cats, and two tanks of fish.

5. One of her all-time favorite movies is The Sound of Music.