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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMClarke
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CrossroadsBook
Blog: http://www.marytingbooks.blogspot.com/
Twitter @MaryTing https://twitter.com/MaryTing

Mary Ting resides in Southern California with her husband and two children. She enjoys oil painting and making jewelry. Writing her first novel, Crossroads Saga, happened by chance. It was a way to grieve the death of her beloved grandmother, and inspired by a dream she once had as a young girl. When she started reading new adult novels, she fell in love with the genre. It was the reason she had to write one-Something Great. Why the pen name, M Clarke? She tours with Magic Johnson Foundation to promote literacy and her children’s chapter book-No Bullies Allo...more


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Beyond (Crossroads Saga, #3)
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Eternity (Crossroads Saga, #4)
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“You’re doing it again,” he said.
“Doing what?” I asked, wondering if I had done something wrong.
“Melting my heart with your smile,” he said.”
Mary Ting, Crossroads

“CLAUDIA: I love you as high as the sky and as deep as the sea.

MICHAEL: Multiply my love by infinity and take it to the depths of forever, and you still have only a glimpse of how much I feel for you. I love you more.”
Mary Ting, Crossroads

“Hmmm, sounds like you’re describing someone I know. I mean, I don’t think he’s that, but sometimes those fishes just need a little bit more time in the water before they get caught. The particular fish I’m talking about seems like the type that when he swims, he swims deep. I think he is just being careful. He doesn’t want to be eaten by a shark, not that you are one. Just remember that, okay?”
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message 38: by G.K.

G.K. Moore Thank you for accepting the friendvite!


message 37: by Mary

Mary Ting Thank you so much. I'll announce it on my facebook. Kindle always comes first then the nook :)


Ms. MiLo Awe, I've missed you too Mary!!! I'm looking forward to reading both books... Of course can't hardly wait to hear about Michael again :D and as soon as both books are available at B&N via eBook, I'll make sure to get my hands on it ;).


message 35: by Mary

Mary Ting Well...HELLLLLOOOO Ms. L!!!!!
I've missed you :) Eternity will be released end of August...I'll post it as soon as I have more details on my facebook. Meanwhile come join me on Something Great facebook. www.facebook.com/authormclarke I can't for you to read this!!!


Ms. MiLo Hi Mary! Looking forward to reading Something Great :)... How much longer are we (your fans) going to wait for the next installment (or last book) of Crossroads?!


message 33: by Mary

Mary Ting Sorry...hehe! I'm working on a new series and another children's book. Eternity may be released sooner.I wanted to give myself plenty of time. Being that it will be the last in the series, I need to make sure that it's the best :) Thanks for asking and for loving my characters. Hugs!!!


Ms. MiLo Hi Mary! Just wondering why would be the last book on the crossroads series released so late next year??? I don't think I can wait that long to find out about Michael & Claudia... Oh and my heart aches for Austin :(


message 31: by Mary

Mary Ting kristel wrote: "Hi! thanks for accepting my friend request :) I soo love reading crossroads and between :)) happy reading ;D"

Thanks so much Kristel!


message 30: by kristel

kristel Hi! thanks for accepting my friend request :) I soo love reading crossroads and between :)) happy reading ;D


message 29: by Mary

Mary Ting Thank you so much for thinking of me. You too :) hugs!!!


Ms. MiLo Happy Mother's Day Mary!!! **hugs**


message 27: by Mary

Mary Ting Thank you so much!!! Thank you for letting me know you enjoyed it. It really makes my day :) Hugs!!!


Ms. MiLo It's ok... I totally understand :)
No worries I already have put my review on B&N ;)
So looking forward to reading the next book...

(trying to) Patiently waiting,
Ms. L

Mary wrote: "lol!!! I'm so sorry :) I hope you liked Between just as much if not more :) I just started book 3. If you have the time could you write a short review for me on Amazon and or Barnes and Noble. :) ..."


message 25: by Mary

Mary Ting lol!!! I'm so sorry :) I hope you liked Between just as much if not more :) I just started book 3. If you have the time could you write a short review for me on Amazon and or Barnes and Noble. :) Thank you!!! Hope all is well and thank you for taking your time to let me know. Hugs!!!


Ms. MiLo Oh Mary!!! How could you do this to us (your fans)??? My heart is aching for Claudia and Michael... Sigh I'm eager to read the next book... LOL
I'm looking forward to Claudia's progress as a Venator and Michael's adventure on battling side by side with some Vampires :)

XOXO


message 23: by Mary

Mary Ting My pleasure!!! Hugs!!!


message 22: by Avry15

Avry15 Thanks for the friend request Ms. Ting..:)


message 21: by Mary

Mary Ting oh no...lol!!! I marked it to read so I'll try to get to it in the near future. I enjoy reading. I also need to work on book 3 too :) Hugs!


Ms. MiLo Oh it's ok... I know you're very busy especially since your new book just came out. Just read it whenever you get a chance, I promise you'll be hooked ;)

XOXO


message 19: by Mary

Mary Ting I asked if I can follow you :) I figured it was you..lol!!! Thank you so much for following :) I didn't get a chance to read, but hopefully soon :)


Ms. MiLo Yay! I'm finally following you on Twitter :)... I'm Trinity_03R6, I know I know... I got so many screen names... LOL I hope you enjoy Fifty Shades as much as I do :D


message 17: by Mary

Mary Ting okay:) Thanks. I was check it out!


Ms. MiLo You didn't have to ask ;) oh btw, I know you're busy but I just recommended something for you to read. Trust me it's a good series :D


message 15: by Mary

Mary Ting Thank you!!! Hugs!!!


Ms. MiLo Of course!!! I'm so looking forward to writting a review on this sequel :)


message 13: by Mary

Mary Ting Thank you!!! Let me know what you think and if you wouldn't mind writing a review for me on goodreads, barnes and amazon...if you have the time. :) Hope all is well and always, thank you for your support!


Ms. MiLo I'm about to read Between and I'm so excited!!!! I think you might have mentioned my name in the mix of your thanks list :)

XOXO


message 11: by Mary

Mary Ting Thank you so much!!!


Ms. MiLo Happy Birthday Mary!!! May you have many more to come and your wishes come true!!! Cheers!


message 9: by Mary

Mary Ting Hey Tasha,

All the books I read, I liked so far.... :) Glad I could help :)


message 8: by Tasha

Tasha I just finished reading Fallen. Everyone commented on a better book than that. But I saw that you gave it 5 stars, so I bought it and I could not put it down. I can't wait to finish that series.

A couple of weeks ago I read the River of Time Series and that was really good. Couldn't put those down either.

I saw that you started reading the Embrace Series. I'm going to pick those up after I finish my current book. :)


message 7: by Mary

Mary Ting Tasha wrote: "Whenever I'm in need of a good book, I'll just see what you're reading Mary. So far I've liked all the books you've read and suggest."

Thank you so much! Hehe!!! I'm glad I can help! What have you read so far...just curious :)


message 6: by Tasha

Tasha Whenever I'm in need of a good book, I'll just see what you're reading Mary. So far I've liked all the books you've read and suggest.


message 5: by Stacy

Stacy Eaton Mary - Thank you for your friendship!


message 4: by Tasha

Tasha I finished reading Crossroads!!! I gave a happy sigh at the end. Those peeks at for the next book were just cliffhangers that made go WHAT??? NEXT BOOK! NEXT BOOK! Awesome job Mary!! Love it!!!! If I finish a book within a day, that means that it was so good I couldn't put it down.


Ms. MiLo Thanks for the add Mary! I'm looking forward to reading your book :)

Best regards,

Ms. L


message 2: by Mary

Mary Ting My pleasure. I also "liked" your page on Amazon and tagged it as well. Hopefully you can do the same and "like my book on Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/CrossroadsBoo...
Thank you! Let me know how I can help :)


Nellee Thanks for the add!


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