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Mary Martinez

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I live in Utah, and have my entire life. I have 6 kids and 9 grandkids. We're very close, every Wednesday we have Papa and Nana night. It's utter chaos and I love it.

My husband and I love to travel. The ideas are so abundant. I keep all the city maps and everything else I can get my hands on.


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Mary Martinez I'm currently working on the fourth book of the Beckett series. That is, if I ever have time with the day job. I have a large family that comes first,…moreI'm currently working on the fourth book of the Beckett series. That is, if I ever have time with the day job. I have a large family that comes first, but I never consider that time away from writing. I get too much inspiration from family.(less)
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Welcome to the Garden. What is that smell? It's roasting peppers. They are making me hungry! Please help yourself to the goody table and pour yourself a drink. It's a bit cooler but at least it's sunny. Find a seat and I'll walk you through our method of roasting.

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message 10: by Stan

Stan Law A belated thanks for choosing me to be among your friends, Mary. It may interest you that my book Marvin Clark—In Search of Freedom in now a matching FREE download on Amazon Kindle. Enjoy it while you can. (A little review on Amazon wouldn't hurt either!)
Stan
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message 9: by Mary

Mary Christine wrote: "Thanks for recommending that book to me"

You will enjoy the book! Have a good read,
Mary


Christine Hatfield Thanks for recommending that book to me


message 7: by Mary

Mary K.r. wrote: "Hi Mary - Missed not seeing you this year at our RWA meetings. Hope all is going well for you.

Glad to have you add me as your friend here.

K. R. Bailey
Author of Never Too Late, My Love"


Apparently I don't know how to reply on these things. LOL.

We're doing okay. I have had to go back to full time work so writing is well, not happening. I just started a new job this weekend. But we are doing well.

How are you?

K.r. wrote: "Hi Mary - Missed not seeing you this year at our RWA meetings. Hope all is going well for you.

Glad to have you add me as your friend here.

K. R. Bailey
Author of Never Too Late, My Love"



message 6: by K.R. (last edited Jul 22, 2011 02:06PM)

K.R. Bailey Hi Mary - Missed not seeing you this year at our RWA meetings. Hope all is going well for you.

Glad to have you add me as your friend here.

K. R. Bailey
Author of Never Too Late, My Love


Abbeville Press Hi Mary, and thanks for the add!

We do hope you check back with us for updates on our books and our online media!


message 4: by Tony

Tony Hi Mary,

Thanks for adding me as a friend. Have a wonderful week.

Tony Eldridge
Author of The Samson Effect


message 3: by Wendy

Wendy Laharnar Hi Mary,
Thanks for the invitation. Now we are friends on Goodreads and Historical Fiction Books. Lovely to see you here.


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Lee Thanks for being my goodreads buddy, Mary!

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message 1: by Tammy

Tammy Hi Mary,

Thanks for the invite..

Tammy


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