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Marian McMahon Stanley

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in Medford, MA., The United States


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Like her protagonist Rosaria O’Reilly in The Immaculate (Barking Rain Press May 2016), Marian McMahon Stanley enjoyed a long international corporate career with a Fortune 500 company and, more recently, a senior position at a large, urban university in Boston. She is the mother of four adult children and a growing number of grandchildren. Marian writes in a small, bookish town outside Boston where she lives with her husband Bill and — just as in the story — a Westie named Archie.

In addition to a number of short stories, Marian is hard at work on the next Rosaria O’Reilly mystery novel, set in Boston and Ireland. In Buried Troubles the long shadow of old grievances and secrets ends the life of a young Irish journalism student in Boston and

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Nanci Rathbun Hi, Marian. I'm glad we connected. I, too, am an introvert - as are many of my fellow writers. I hope you enjoy a good mystery!Nanci Rathbun

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