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Marissa Stapley


Marissa Stapley

Marissa Stapley is a journalist and the author of the acclaimed novel MATING FOR LIFE. She writes page-turning, deeply emotional fiction about families, friends and women's lives. She lives in Toronto with her family.

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Books by Marissa Stapley

by Marissa Stapley - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Mae Summers has it all: a loving fiancé, Peter, a job at the flourishing company he owns, and a beautiful New York City apartment. But Mae’s life shatters when she wakes up one morning to discover Peter gone and the company in shambles. There’s only one place for Mae to go: home to Alexandria Bay, where she was raised by her grandparents. And not all is right in Alex Bay, either: Mae finds her grandmother struggling with dementia, separated from Mae’s grandfather thanks to a terrible secret she never meant to reveal. She also finds Gabe, her childhood best friend who became the love of her young life --- now a handsome if brooding adult, working through a private trauma that still haunts him.