Marlene Perez


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I’m an author of contemporary fictionand urban fantasy novels for teens and adults.

Cover reveal for my new young adult novel Forward Into Darkness, releasing with The Studio on April 25, 2017. You can check it out here and read an excerpt of the novel at Mundie Moms.

And I finally joined Instagram. Find me there as marperezauthor.

Forward Into Darkness, my new young adult social fantasy novel with The Studio, a Paper Lantern imprint is out now.

You can get it on Kobu or Kindle or iBooks.





















My first adult urban fantasy trilogy, Strange Fates, Dark Descent, and Fortune's Favor, out with Orbit Books.

"Perez serves up a delicious feast of myth and magic, betrayal and romance, in a mystical version of Minneapolis where nothing is quite what it seems.
Skillfully rendered in crisp, edgy prose, STRANGE FATES offers an exciting start to what's sure to be a winning new series. I can't wait to follow the sexy-as-heck Nyx Fortuna into the next installment!" --Alyson Noël, #1 NYT bestselling author of THE IMMORTALS series, THE RILEY BLOOM series, & THE SOUL SEEKERS series.

Check out the book trailer here.

Interview with me about Strange Fates here.

And read an excerpt of Strange Fates on the Orbit Books website.

Follow me on Twitter @MarPerez or check out updates at the

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