Book Launch Party with Marie Force
All You Need Is Love, Book 1, Green Mountain Series
June 28-29, 2014
Weston and Rockingham Stores of The Vermont Country Store
I love the Vermont Country Store catalog, ordered many times from it. So, I was excited when Marie Force came out with a series based on the family that owns and operates it. I read and loved All You Need Is Love and when she announced she was doing a Book Launch at the store in Vermont, I grabbed my Sister-in-Law and off on a road trip we went. We hit a few places mentioned in the book and of course talked with Marie and had books signed. Marie had a signing at both locations (Weston and Rockingham, VT) I caught up with Marie in Weston, but I also paid a visit to the Rockingham store.
We stayed in a cute little B&B in Weston called Colonial House Inn & Motel. The Inn is very charming and had reasonable rates. The breakfast there was delicious!
Below is my photo journal of the trip.
With my SIL, Connie, sitting in Cletus & Percy’s spots at the country store.
At the Rockingham location, there is a Kissing Bridge (Victorian Village Bridge – 1872) and a Grist Mill
We couldn’t find Colton on the mountain, so we tried at the Maple Museum.
Stopped at the Ben & Jerry’s Factory (Will took Cam there in All You Need is Love)
Beautiful Vermont Scenery
How the Green Mountain/Butler, VT series came about: (from Marie’s website)
“It all started with the NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. New York Times bestselling author Marie Force watched a segment on the Vermont Country Store (VCS) and the Orton family who owns it and was immediately intrigued by the notion of a family running an old-fashioned country store. Marie visited and shopped at both store locations in Weston and Rockingham and the research for the Green Mountain Series set in Vermont had begun.
Fourth and Fifth generation storekeepers of the Vermont Country Store. Read more about their story at https://www.vermontcountrystore.com/the-orton-family
The Green Mountain and Butler, Vermont Series books are each stand-alone stories, but you would enjoy them more if you read them in order. Click on the link for each book to access ebook, print and audio purchase links as well as excerpts and other information about the books.
Green Mountain Series
- Book 1: All You Need Is Love(Will & Cameron)
- Book 2: I Want to Hold Your Hand(Nolan & Hannah)
- Book 3: I Saw Her Standing There(Colton & Lucy)
- Book 4: And I Love Her(Hunter & Megan)
- Book 4.5: You’ll Be Mine, Will and Cam’s Wedding Novella
- Book 5: It’s Only Love(Gavin & Ella)
- Book 6: Ain’t She Sweet(Tyler & Charlotte)
Butler, Vermont Series (a continuation of the Green Mountain Series)
- Book 1: Every Little Thing (Grayson & Emma)
- Book 2: Can’t Buy Me Love (Patrick & Mary)
- Book 3: Here Comes the Sun (Wade & Mia)
ABOUT MARIE FORCE:
Marie Force is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 50 contemporary romances, including the Gansett Island Series, which has sold nearly 3 million books, and the Fatal Series from Harlequin Books, which has sold 1.5 million books. In addition, she is the author of the Butler, Vermont Series, the Green Mountain Series and the erotic romance Quantum Series, written under the slightly modified name of M.S. Force. All together, her books have sold more than 5.5 million copies worldwide!
Her goals in life are simple—to finish raising two happy, healthy, productive young adults, to keep writing books for as long as she possibly can and to never be on a flight that makes the news.
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