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Maggie Knox


Maggie Knox

Maggie Knox is the pen name for writing duo Karma Brown and Marissa Stapley.

Brown is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author of five novels, including the #1 national bestseller RECIPE FOR A PERFECT WIFE, as well as the nonfiction bestseller THE 4% FIX: How One Hour Can Change Your Life. Her writing has appeared in publications such as Self, Redbook, Today’s Parent and Chatelaine. She lives just outside Toronto with her family and a labradoodle named Fred.

Stapley is a former magazine editor and the internation­ally bestselling author of four novels: MATING FOR LIFE, THINGS TO DO WHEN IT'S RAINING, THE LAST RESORT and LUCKY. Marissa’s journalism has appeared in magazines and newspapers across North America, including The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Elle, Today’s Parent and Reader’s Digest. She lives in Toronto with her family and a pre­cocious black cat named Oscar.

THE HOLIDAY SWAP was their first novel writing together as Maggie Knox and is a Canadian bestseller. Their follow-up collaboration is ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS.

Maggie Knox

Books by Maggie Knox

by Maggie Knox - Comedy, Fiction, Humor, Romance, Women's Fiction

When Sadie and Max are selected as contestants on the famed reality singing show "Starmaker," each thinks they’ve finally gotten their big Nashville break. But then they are paired up for duet week and stun the world with their romantic onstage chemistry. With fans going wild for #Saxie, the network demands that they remain a duo on and offstage, or exit the competition. Faking a relationship until their final performance in the "Starmaker" holiday special shouldn't be too hard, except for one small problem: Sadie and Max can’t stand each other. But with their dreams just within reach, they agree to the ruse. Will their fake relationship be exposed before they can win? Or might their phony connection turn real by the Christmas finale?

by Maggie Knox - Comedy, Fiction, Humor, Romance

When chef Charlie Goodwin gets hit on the head on the L.A. set of her reality baking show, she loses a lot more than consciousness; she also loses her ability to taste and smell --- both critical to her success as show judge. Meanwhile, Charlie's identical twin, Cass, is frantically trying to hold her own life together back in their quaint mountain hometown while running the family's bustling bakery and dealing with her ex, who won't get the memo that they're over. With only days until Christmas, a desperate Charlie asks Cass to do something they haven't done since they were kids: switch places. Looking for her own escape from reality, Cass agrees. But temporarily trading lives proves more complicated than they imagined.