Mary Marks


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Mary Marks became an award-winning quilter after an early retirement from her job in administration on the campus of the University of California Los Angeles. After twelve years of sewing twenty four/seven, she came up for a breath and started writing about some of the nearly one hundred quilts she’d created.

Then the writing bug bit her. She was off to the UCLA Extension Writer’s Program for classes. A love of reading mysteries led her to take a four-day mystery writing workshop where she discovered a new creative passion.

Her first novel, FORGET ME KNOT, was a finalist in the Malice Domestic Competition of 2011. Out of that success came the Martha Rose quilting mystery series.

In addition to her own writing, Mary reviews cozy mysteries for N
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“hold of it. I’d also confront her about preying on poor old Morty. I took the Venice Boulevard exit”
Mary Marks, Gone But Knot Forgotten

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