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Mary Hart Perry

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Swampscott, Massachusetts, The United States



Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie

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Mary Hart Perry is a penname for Kathryn Kimball Johnson. So far, her novels have been romantic Victorian thrillers. Mary loves 19th-century clothing, jewelry, London, royalty, castles and disappearing into that distant era whenever possible through her stories. Mary/Kathryn currently lives in the Washington, DC area with her husband and two feline writing partners.

A Free Short Story for My Goodreads Friends

by Mary Hart Perry
(A Free Short Story for you, from the book I NEVER THOUGHT I'D SEE YOU AGAIN, Published by Novelists Inc.)

London, England 1884

Maisie turned away before he saw her and propped her wooden tray on one hip. “Pasties ‘n’ tarts!” she sang out, though less lustily than most days. A nervy lump crowded the words in her throat. “Tuppence fer a tart. Sweet mincemeat, apple ‘n’ p...

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Published on September 02, 2013 11:42 Tags: england, historical-fiction, history, london, mary-hart-perry, mystery, short-story, thriller, tower-of-london
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