Thursday, February 13, 2020

His Last Ride

Congratulations to "Laney4", the winner in Marcie's giveaway. Please contact JUST CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE to claim your prize!

Being part of the second season of the 425 Madison Series has been an honor. It is the first time I’ve been part of a project like this and it has been such a great experience! In ‘His Last Ride’ we are introduced to Cody and Payton as they rekindle an old friendship on their way to being so much more. I’m excited for readers to get their hands on it because it is something outside my comfort zone in terms of writing city life while incorporating the small-town life I am known for. Plus, who doesn’t love the idea of a retired bull rider and a vet tech finding love?


From small towns to the big city, Payton and Cody are not the same people they once were. They will need to decide if what is between them is worth fighting for. Can a childhood friendship become so much more? Readers will want to saddle-up with this childhood friends romance from Marcie Shumway. The 425 Madison series is back with season two and HIS LAST RIDE is now live!

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She was my childhood friend. The one person outside of my family that I could always count on.
Fate drew us apart, but when my life was turned upside down, it brought us back together.

And, much like when we were kids, she made it right again.
Payton had a way of soothing more than just the wounds that were skin deep.
There’s one small problem, I’m not sure that I want to be just her friend anymore.


He was my childhood friend. The one who always accepted me for me.
For years, I didn’t realize my life was missing anything and, then Cody came back into it.
Just like when we were kids, he brought all the pieces back together. He made me feel things
I didn’t know I could feel. How can I be his friend when I want so much more?

I won’t be his buckle bunny.
Adjusting to very different lives, Cody and Payton need to decide if what is between them is worth fighting for. From small towns to the big city, they’re not the same people they once were.

Can a childhood friendship become so much more?
Only time will tell.

After all, 425 Madison is the perfect place to fall in love!

Author Info
Marcie Shumway is a small-town girl, born and raised in Maine. She resides with her high school sweetheart on a family-owned farm just miles from where she grew up. Her hubby and their four furbabies are her first loves, but they are followed closely by her writing, apple pie, and chocolate.

Marcie started writing short stories in middle school for her classmates to enjoy. They were always love stories with happy endings and spurred her dream of being a published author. Chasing that dream as an adult, she continues to write stories for her readers to love. An avid reader herself, Marcie thrives on the books of her favorite authors and when not writing, can be found curled up in her favorite spot with a good book in hand.

About the 425 Madison Series
Welcome to 425 Madison Ave the perfect place to fall in love. Nine delicious romances set in fast-paced & sexy NYC just waiting for you to read.

This season will feature some new authors as well as some of season one's favs. Back for season two is Allie York, Leigh Lennon, MK Moore, Aubree Valentine, Lauren Helms, and Katy Ames. Plus a warm welcome to KC Enders, and Marcie Shumway!

Not only do we have a sexy mix of new and returning authors, prepare for pages packed with new romances, characters, and tropes all from the same well-loved high-rise apartment building in NYC.

Make sure to follow the 425 Madison Avenue Facebook page for more on release dates, cover reveals and author spotlights. For exclusive excerpts, giveaways, and news subscribe to our 425 Madison newsletter!

Get caught up on the first season today! You can read all nine books for FREE with Kindle Unlimited ➝

Marcie is giving away a $5 Amazon gc and a backlist title - winners choice - to one lucky person leaving a comment or email entry.

Giveaway ends 11:59pm EST February 14th. Due to GDPR regulations you no longer need to submit your email address in the comments. If you have been selected as a winner your name will be posted at the top of the post. You may then contact to claim your prize. Your email address will be shared with the author/publicist providing the giveaway. 


  1. Ooh I don’t know there’s a series like this. How did I miss this??!? The best friends to lovers story sounds so yumeh. I’m gonna have to check the previous season and find out more about this. ;-)

  2. I love friends to lovers stories!

  3. This is a new-to-me author, but since I've been enjoying the 425 Madison Avenue series already, I'm hoping to enjoy Marcie's contribution too. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Thanks for sharing a bit about your book HIS LAST RIDE.

  5. Just sent my email. Thank you, thank you, thank you!


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