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Mary became a writer when given an assignment to create a fairy tale book in the third grade. Screenplays came first, but when she wrote her first novel she found her life's work. Known for her humorous characters and the crazy situations they get themselves into, Mary was recently profiled in San Diego Magazine. Latina Magazine called Mary "an author to look out for," and selected In Between Men and Names I Call My Sister for the Top 10 Summers Reads in July 2009. OC Metro Magazine named Mary one of the hottest 25 people in The O.C. She has also been profiled in Orange County Register, Coast, The Arizona Republic and San Diego Union Tribune. Her debut, Hot Tamara was a Cosmopolitan Magazine "Red Hot Read."

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Hot Tamara
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Lost in the Light (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: No one remembers him… One October morning in 1932, Vicente Sorolla entered the white house on the hill and was never seen again . Now, Detective Dori Orihuela helplessly witnesses his brutal murder in her nightmares. Settling into a 120 year-old Edwardian mansion, Dori restores her dream home while recovering from a bullet wound and waiting to go back on duty. But then one afternoon, Vicente materializes out of her butler's pantry and asks her to find a woman named Anna. Dori wonders if she's not only about to lose her badge, but also her sanity. Dori and Vicente's unlikely friendship takes us back to the waning days of Prohibition in San Diego and the dusty barrio of National City. Mary Castillo's new novel, featuring the wild Orihuela family that first delighted readers in Names I Call My Sister, weaves romance, history and a mystery into a humorous, touching and unforgettable story.
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message 3: by Liane

Liane Spicer Hi Mary! Greetings from the Caribbean! Thank you for accepting my friendship invitation. I'm looking forward to your recommendations and reviews!


Andrea Kulman Hi Mary. Thanks for being a friend on Good Reads. Good luck with all of your literary arts!!! Andrea M. Kulman, Author of The Drama Unfolds.


message 1: by Daniel (last edited Jan 18, 2008 07:28AM)

Daniel May you have good luck with your books, Mary. I think Chica lit is neat. I thank the Chandler family for pouring all those millions into these fast servers so we can all utilize this site. I've added Hot Tamara and your other 4 books to my to-read list.


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