Marianne Evans is a multi-published author of contemporary romance novels. Her professional career began when Kensington Publishing purchased her book, Friends & Lovers. Her second novel, Right Hand Man, followed shortly thereafter. Her third release from Kensington, Hannah’s Heart, won critical acclaim from reviewers and in the local media. Her fourth book is her inspirational romance debut at White Rose Publishing – an award winning novel entitled Hearts Crossing. Hearts Crossing led to the creation of The Woodland Series, chronicling the lives and loves of parishioners of Woodland Church. Book 2, Hearts Surrender, released in late 2010 with Books 3 and 4 – Hearts Communion and Hearts Key – slated for a late 2011 and early 2012 release respectively. Hearts Crossing is a Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence finalist and Hearts Surrender is a 2011 Book of the Year nominee with the Christian Small Publishers Association.