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 Lauren Monroe's Novels Become Favorite Gifts, at signings on Maryland's Eastern Shore in 2018; read more in the Star Democrat at​

USA TODAY's Love in the Stacks Blog, July 12, 2015

Coastal Style Review, September/October 2015
"Monroe's intimate connection to the Eastern Shore is revealed the moment you pick up this second installment of her 'Maryland Shores' women's fiction series. The cover's languorous sunset with silhouetted lovers locked in a wistful embrace was taken in Ocean City...."

Romance University Blog, August 17, 2015

Ocean City Today, 5/22/15  
reported by Kara Hallissey

Memorial Day beachgoers must pick up a copy of the second book in The Maryland Shores novel series, the page-turner by Lauren Monroe...[read the rest of this feature at]

The Gazette, front page 5/13/15
reported by Samantha Schmieder

Loriann Oberlin, who writes fiction under the pen name Lauren Monroe, will be exhibiting and selling books at the festival with the Eastern Shore Writers Association...After spending years writing nonfiction books related to her field, she took the plunge into fiction and her first book Letting Go: Book One of The Maryland Shores was released last spring. Second Chances: Book Two of The Maryland Shores came out this year... [read the rest of this article at:]

Gaithersburg Book Festival Blog  5/7/15   Maryland Inspires Novel Setting  by Loriann Oberlin (Lauren Monroe)

When my husband and I were house hunting in Gaithersburg, the first home our realtor showed us was in the Kentlands...One day, while pondering my character's need for housing, I thought why not create a Chesapeake version of the Kentlands! So I called it Shore Landings in the new women's fiction novel Second Chances: Book Two of The Maryland Shores, written under my pen name of Lauren Monroe...[read the rest of this guest blog at:]

Bay Times, 5/20/15   Novelist debuts second novel in 'The Maryland Shores' series
EASTON—What do you get when you combine water, sun, and sand with a novelist? An escape from your own world, uplifting messages, bits of humor, and fun with a so-familiar regional football rivalry. [read the rest of this at]

Beaver County Times, 6/5/15  Page Turners
The former Robinson Twp. resident's romantic fiction series continues with a lead character from Pittsburgh. []

Cape Gazette, 6/12/15   
Novelist Lauren Monroe chooses shore and football themes for fiction series  []