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If you like reading sweet romantic comedies and chick lit, you have come to the right place.
I’m Monique McDonell and I write fun, flirty fiction set in charming locations across Australia and the USA.

I have eighteen sweet romances sure to make you smile your way to a happily ever after.

Get ready to revisit your first love and laugh along as the characters flirt their way through fun, romantic adventures.



My latest release –The No Brides Club, Books 1-4 – out October 15.

The No Brides Club is a series of sweet and wholesome, contemporary romances that allow an escape to the Big Apple without leaving your favorite reading chair.

The career-minded bachelorettes in this series share a common goal to put business before bridal plans. But what happens when they meet someone who makes them want to trade in their no-marriage vows for a walk down the aisle?

The books in this collection include:

No Time for Love – Raine English

No Time for Lullabies – Sydney Logan

No Time for Promises – Lindsay Detwiler

No Time for Temptation – Monique McDonell

You can read the No Brides Club books as standalone novels in any order you wish. Grab your favorite and start reading today!

Get your copy here.

My books include-

​Single author series:

The Marlin Shores Series

The Upper Crust Series

The Jewel Sisters Series

The Courtside Romance Series

Multi-author series:

No Brides Club

Cinnamon Bay Romance Series

Oceanic Dreams Romance Series

 I  also write stand-alone romance novels.

Have you read all of my previous series? I would love to hear which book was your favourite.

Visit my books page to find out more

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See which titles you have missed or get swept away with a new series.

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