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Book Three of the Love and Work series

A Weekend with Warren, a Romantic Comedy Novel

A workplace rivalry takes an unexpected turn.

Book Two of the Love and Work series

Santa Bring Me a Ryan, a Romantic Comedy Novel

A whimsical, holiday romp that brings together love, family, and the Christmas spirit.

(New book cover–same book content as published in Dec. 2019)

“Fast-paced, sweet and funny!”

I’ll be buying Rene’s next book”

“I’m from Missoula, MT and loved her description of the town and winter there.”

“Awesome read”

“an inspiration for those who never give up on love”

Book One of the Love and Work series

Fake It Til She Makes It, a Romantic Comedy Novella

An ex-boyfriend. A company weekend retreat. A fake relationship. What can possibly go wrong?

*Hit Amazon’s Top 100 Bestseller Lists for American Humorous Fiction and Humorous American Literature*

“Terrific Romantic Novella”

A quick, funny romantic read”


Nora and Jacob were so cute together”

“I want more!”

“Loved loved loved this read!!”

Rene Penn writes fun, funny, fast-paced romantic comedy fiction. When Rene isn’t writing, she likes to go on walks with her husband, scours the internet for delicious recipes, and despite her allergies, dreams of owning a cute dog someday. She lives in southern California.

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My Latest Story…Free

Looking for a sweet, small-town summer story ? I’ve written a fun, clean romance short story called A Summer of Songs. It takes about an hour to read and was a lot of fun to write. And, oh yeah, it’s free. 🙂 About A Summer of Songs: Ex-boy-band member Brent Diggs used to top the R&B charts andContinue reading “My Latest Story…Free”

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