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Marie Benedict

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Marie Benedict is a lawyer with more than ten years' experience as a litigator at two of the country's premier law firms. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College with a focus in History and Art History, and a cum laude graduate of the Boston University School of Law. While practicing as a lawyer, Marie dreamed of a fantastical job unearthing the hidden historical stories of women -- and finally found it when she tried her hand at writing. She embarked on a new, narratively connected series of historical novels with THE OTHER EINSTEIN, which tells the tale of Albert Einstein's first wife, a physicist herself, and the role she might have played in his theories and CARNEGIE'S MAID, the story of a brilliant woman who may have spurre ...more

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Marie Benedict Right now, I am about to announce the book I'll be publishing in January of 2021 -- I'm so excited about it! In addition, I have co-written a book wit…moreRight now, I am about to announce the book I'll be publishing in January of 2021 -- I'm so excited about it! In addition, I have co-written a book with the wonderful author Victoria Christopher Murray called THE PERSONAL LIBRARIAN, which will release in June of 2021, about the personal librarian to J.P. Morgan, who was only able to ascend to become one of the most powerful people in the manuscript and art world by hiding her true identity as an African-American in a time of increasing racism and segregation. (less)
Marie Benedict As a child, I always adored books in which the characters found a doorway to the past and got to lose themselves in another time and place. I wanted t…moreAs a child, I always adored books in which the characters found a doorway to the past and got to lose themselves in another time and place. I wanted to be those characters. Now, as a writer, I get to fulfill that childhood fantasy of traveling to the past by walking through the doorway of my fiction.(less)
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“Her quietude was not weakness; it was an ardent watchfulness that would be replaced by a roar when required.”
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