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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.



New release Any Way You Wish It is out now.

Any Way You Wish It coverAny Way You Wish It is the latest book in the Upper Crust series from USA Today Bestselling author Monique McDonell.

Sometimes you get more than just presents at Christmas.

After Jacob’s wife has finally leaves him and his two young daughters, help arrives in the form of a nanny named Angel. It’s like she has been sent from heaven when she takes their chaotic home and creates calm. He knows what he’s feeling is more than just gratitude, and when his wife comes back to town threatening his new life, he needs more from Angel than just a nanny.

Working for Jacob is a dream and somehow when his ex-wife returns unannounced, she and Jacob find themselves pretending to be so much more than employee and employer. The feelings she has for him are anything but fake, but Angel has already lost one love and isn’t ready to risk her heart again.

Can two broken people help mend each other and find love this holiday season?

If you like second chances, fake relationships ,sexy single dads and sweet small town romances Any Way You Wish It is for you.

This book is part of the Upper Crust Series but it can be enjoyed as a stand alone novel

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.

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