Mariana Gabrielle is a pen name for Mari Christie, who is not romantic--at all. Therefore, her starry-eyed alter ego lives vicariously through characters who believe in their own happy-ever-afters. And believe they must, as Mariana loves her heroes and heroines, but truly dotes on her villains, and almost all of her characters' hearts have been bruised, broken, and scarred long before they reach the pages of her books.

She is a professional writer, editor, and designer with almost twenty-five years' experience, and a member of the Bluestocking Belles, the Writing Wenches, and the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. She is the author of multiple Regency romance novels, including The Sailing Home Series and La Déesse Noire: The Black Goddess, and will soon release a mainstream historical, Blind Tribute.
  • Westminster, Colorado
  • JoinedAugust 5, 2014



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Hey, Never Kiss a Toad and Royal Regard readers! Short notice, to be sure, but Jude Knight and I are going to be doing a Facebook event tonight, talking All Things Toad! Come join us from 8-10 EST. T...
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Stories by Mariana Gabrielle
Never Kiss a Toad by marianagabrielle
Never Kiss a Toad Romance
[A Victorian romance continuing family stories begun in the various Regency books of Mariana Gabrielle and Jude Knight.] David "Toad" Northope, heir to the Duke of Wellbridge and rogue in the mold of his...
Royal Regard by marianagabrielle
Royal Regard Romance
When Bella Holsworthy returns to England after fifteen years roaming the globe with her husband, an elderly diplomat, she quickly finds herself in a place more perilous than any in her travels-the Court of King Geo...
Lord Coventon's Concubines by marianagabrielle
Lord Coventon's Concubines Romance
When Lord Coventon returns to the Masala Rajah Gentleman's Retreat, his marriage a shambles and dreams of reuniting with Kali Matai naught but ancient fantasy, Madame Mayuri Falodiya has a plan to take his mind off...
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