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A teaser from the anxiously awaited Book 8

Mary O'Reilly Series

Here’s what Terri has to say about the next book:

I’ve been working on Book 8 and I’ve been thinking about a scene I wrote about men’s cologne. So, does this happen to you:

He led her to the dance floor and pulled her into his arms. She cuddled close and laid her cheek against his shoulder as they swayed slowly back and forth to the slow song. She inhaled his unique masculine scent that always caused her insides to begin a slow meltdown. She didn’t know what it was about his cologne, but she was sure there were pheromones mixed in with the woodsy and… something else. She cuddled closer, burying her nose next to his chest and sniffed again. Was it citrus or something else? She sniffed again. Yes, citrus, definitely… grapefruit…that was it and… something… She sniffed once again. Maybe ginger… She started to sniff…

“Um, Mary, what are you doing?” Bradley asked.

Well, crap. I suppose honesty is the best, although not the less embarrassing, policy.

“Sniffing you,” she said, lifting her head and meeting his eyes.

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  1. Cindy
    June 28, 2012 at 8:12 pm

    I just love this series. When, oh when, is Book 8 coming out?

    • mSolomon
      July 3, 2012 at 5:47 pm

      Terri’s working to have it ready for release later this summer.

  2. Terri Thomas
    June 30, 2012 at 7:01 pm

    Not to age myself to much, but when I was young English Leather would push me over the edge! I love the Mary O’Riely series. I can’t wait for book 8. Please oh please have a deal for it with B&N !!!

  3. Ruthie
    July 3, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    The smell of him would not affect me as I can’t smell – got it from my Dad – guess some of the family are just born that way – his “eyes” always catch me – they are as blue as … that I can go for.

    Awaiting the next book….very impatiently….

  4. Elaine
    July 8, 2012 at 12:20 pm

    I am hooked! I picked up Loose Ends for my Nook. I must say that I truly enjoyed it! Very refreshing. I actually couldn’t put it down. I have since read the entire series. I am now starting Secret Hollows and i am so looking forward to reading more adventures of Mary, Bradley and the rest of the characters. Seeing that there will be a book 8 excites me! Keep them coming. Thank You!!
    Is there a place to subscribe so we are notified of upcoming books?

    • mSolomon
      July 10, 2012 at 5:40 pm

      A link to the ebooks will be posted on the Mary O’Reilly page as soon as each goes online. Also, if you email Terri, she can add you to a mailing list that sends out an email when each new book is released. 🙂

  5. Gabby
    July 11, 2012 at 10:11 am

    Oh, absolutely that has happened to me! And once I followed a guy through a mall just to be able to get another whiff of him.

  6. Betty
    July 12, 2012 at 4:58 pm

    I love this series so much. I am eagerly awaiting number 8. Mary is a great protagonist. I hope Bradley finds his daughter in this one! Ghost Whisperer with mystery, intrigue and romance all rolled in to one! It doesn’t get any better than this!

  7. Christine
    July 19, 2012 at 5:26 am

    I just “found” these books on Amazon a week ago and have blown right through all seven of them. Perfect summer reads. I would love them for the excellent storytelling, as well as, being a fine mixture of paranormal mystery and love story in their own right. However, I was thrilled with the setting being in and around Freeport, Illinois. My family comes from Lena where my Grandmother and extended family lives. It’s awesome recognizing the descriptions of places I know so well. Living in California, it’s fun to “travel” back in a book. Can’t wait for the 8th one. Hurry, please!

  8. Beth
    July 31, 2012 at 6:54 pm

    Like most people I found the series on Amazon and after the first book I was hooked. I cannot wait for book 8.

  9. Janice Jones
    August 9, 2012 at 5:46 pm

    Please, Please, Please hurry up with book 8. I can’t wait!

  10. Kimberley
    August 9, 2012 at 5:49 pm

    I have read and reread this whole series, and always try and guess what will happen in the eighth book. I hope it comes out soon because I cant stand the wait it is killing me. Please Hurry.

  11. pamela
    August 12, 2012 at 7:48 pm

    When is book 8 coming out? Anxiously waiting

  12. Angie
    August 30, 2012 at 2:54 am

    I have just finished the first 7 and getting ready for book 8. This series is wonderful!!! Hats off to you Terri. It has been a great pleasure reading your works of art. Its nice to read a book and not have the writter repeat and go on and on. Blessing to you and your family Terri.

  13. Elaine
    September 17, 2012 at 12:07 pm

    OMG! I just finished Book 8 and it was fantastic! Now the wait starts for book 9 to see what happens! Thank You Terri for this wonderful series!

  14. deborah gallaher
    November 6, 2012 at 6:51 pm

    I am glad I found your books

  15. nancy
    December 15, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    I have just finished reading book 8 in the Marys o’reily series. This has been an amazing series to read. Is there going to be another book in the series? There was so much that was left open and I so want to know how it ends!

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