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Previously published works

Previously published works

Lawmen of the Republic series

Lawmen of the Republic
LACE & LEAD

Previously released November 1, 2013

Originally published with Escape Publishing

Breathtaking action, startling originality and polished story-telling combine in this futuristic Sci-Fi novella about a rough mercenary, a pampered daughter, and the lies they both believe. 

Blue-blood Emmaline Gregson survived one of the most brutal mining accidents ever recorded in the Republic, but she's never been in a firefight. So when unknown assailants circle the family estate, the only man she can rely on is Peirce Taggart. A former Lawman turned mercenary, Peirce has a simple job: protect Emmaline until her father can collect her and sell her to sex trafficker Richard Stone to pay off his debts. But when Arthur Gregson tries to cheat his way out of the contract, Emmaline seizes the opportunity to hire Peirce for herself, regardless of how crude, dangerous, or appealing he may be. Given the chance for redemption, he promises to help her escape both her father and Stone. But Peirce soon realises that hiding her in his apartment until the storm has passed may be more dangerous than looking down the barrel of a gun...

Lace & Lead by M.A. Grant book cover
SFR Galaxy Awards badge

Winner of Firefly in a Jar (Best Space Western) award

2nd Annual SFR Galaxy Awards

HONOUR BOUND

Previously released August 22, 2015

Originally published with Escape Publishing

The Lawmen of the Republic: fierce, honourable, soldiers, men. But what happens when all that they’ve been told turns out to be lies?

The wars to establish the Republic are over. The families of the Ton have risen from the blood and ashes to claim the new aristocracy. Their prodigal son, First Lieutenant Alexander Cade, is the Lawmen Academy’s youngest and most successful graduate. However, his muddied bloodlines force his exile to the Northern Wastes, the last unclaimed territory of the Republic.

Lailian scout Natalia Volkova knows that her survival in a rebel labour camp rests entirely on her iron will and killing prowess. Her fierce quest for freedom is tempered by only one thing: conflicting memories of the young Republic lieutenant who helped liberate her camp, and then returned to the fold of her people’s oppressors. She never expects that their paths will cross again – under very different circumstances.

Cade’s honour limits his choices to one: take his band of specialised Lawmen into the Wastes, and protect it and its people. There, he meets Talia, a tough, resilient refugee who holds little respect for the Republic and its laws. But as a deathly outbreak leads to a desperate race for a cure, Talia and Cade will find themselves on uncertain ground: What is right is not always obvious, and what is honourable is not always right.

Honour Bound by M.A. Grant book cover
2015 Finalist Australian Romance Readers Award badge

Finalist for

Favourite Sci Fi, Fantasy or Futuristic Romance

Prism Awards 2016 3rd Place Futuristic badge

3rd place in Futuristic category

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PARCHED EARTH
Beautiful Disaster anthology

Previously released March 21, 2016

BEAUTIFUL DISASTER is a collection of six contemporary romances from rising names in the romance genre and talented newcomers. 

PARCHED EARTH
by award-winning Escape Publishing author M.A. Grant - A prodigal son returns to his drought-stricken hometown for his nana’s funeral, only to discover the girl he loved and left behind isn’t about to let him slip away again. 

STRANDED ON SAVIOR PEAK by Carina UK author Gina Rochelle - A divorce attorney-turned-author and his editor’s assistant find love in a raging hurricane. But is their bond stronger than the aftermath that threatens to tear them apart? 

ISLAND ENCOUNTER by Alice J. Miller - Justice, revenge and fear are ripping a couple apart, but when a volcanic eruption destroys everything in its path, will their love be enough to keep them alive. 

UNSTABLE GROUND by Kensington Lyrical author Kari Lemor - A rejected suitor finds himself trapped by an earthquake with the woman who turned down his proposal. Will their forced proximity help them realize they belong together or will their rekindled feelings die with them? 

SNOWBOUND WITH THE STORK by 2015 Maggie Award for Excellence and 2016 Golden Heart winner Carrie Nichols - A freak storm traps a surly sheriff with his very pregnant ex. Can he convince her to give him another chance or will his secret destroy them both? 

SWEPT AWAY by Fiona Marsden - Swept apart by the force of a tsunami, Sean and Sophie have fought their own battles to survive. Now they must confront the challenges caused by the decisions they made separately, if they want to be together again. 

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