Mary Francis Shura





Mary Francis Shura


Born
in Maywood, Illinois, The United States
February 23, 1923

Died
January 12, 1991

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Mary Francis Young was born on 23 February 1923 in Pratt, Kansas, the daughter of Jack Fant and Mary Francis (Milstead) Young. When she was very young, her family moved to the Pacific Northwest, where she raised. She studied at Maryville State College. On 24 October 1943, she married Daniel Charles Shura, who died in 1959. They had two children: Marianne Francis Shura (Spraguc) and Daniel Charles Shura. On 8 December 1961, she married Raymond C. Craig, they had a daughter Alice Barrett Craig (Stout), before their divorce.

Since 1960, she wrote over 50 books of various genres: children's adventures and teen-romances as Mary Francis Shura, M. F. Craig, and Meredith Hill; gothic novels as Mary Craig; romance novels as Alexis Hill, Mary Shura Cr
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Average rating: 3.75 · 1,618 ratings · 178 reviews · 43 distinct works · Similar authors
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Marilee (Sunfire, #9)

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Winter Dreams, Christmas Love

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Gabrielle (Sunfire, #24)

3.37 avg rating — 175 ratings — published 1987 — 3 editions
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Darcy (Sunfire, #32)

3.49 avg rating — 142 ratings — published 1989
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Diana (Sunfire, #29)

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Kate's Book

3.96 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1989
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Our Teacher Is Missing

3.63 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1993
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Kate's House

3.48 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1990
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