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Mary Ellis

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Mary Ellis has written twenty-five novels. Her debut book, A Widow’s Hope, was nominated for a 2010 Carol Award. Living in Harmony, won the 2012 Lime Award for Excellence in Amish Fiction while Love Comes to Paradise won the 2013 Lime Award. She is currently writing Secrets of the South Mysteries. Book one, Midnight on the Mississippi, was a finalist for the RT Magazine’s Reviewer’s Choice Award, and finalist for Daphne Du Maurier for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense. Her last book, Sunset in Old Savannah was a finalist for the Bookseller's Best Award and the Daphne du Maurier for 2017. Her current book is Hiding in Plain Sight. She can be found on the web at: www.maryellis.net or
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My review of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

When I heard that Delia Owen’s first novel, Where the Crawdads Sing, remained on the New York Times bestseller list for sixty-seven weeks with thirty weeks in the number-one position, I experienced a brief flash of jealousy. After all, I am a hard-working red-blooded author who’d never made that prestigious list once. Book reviewers used terms such as lyrical, lush, painfully beautiful, an unforge Read more of this blog post »
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I just finished reading The Christmas Fudge Miracle by Susan Lantz Simpson featured in the anthology, Amish Christmas Miracles, and I absolutely loved it. Having studied the Amish for many years, I must say Susan's characters and situations and highl ...more
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A Spy's Devotion (The Regency Spies of London, #1) by Melanie Dickerson A Spy's Devotion by Melanie Dickerson
 
  8 votes 25.0%

Cold Shot (Chesapeake Valor, #1) by Dani Pettrey Cold Shot by Dani Pettrey
 
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Midnight on the Mississippi (Secrets of the South Mysteries #1) by Mary Ellis Midnight on the Mississippi by Mary Ellis
 
  5 votes 15.6%

Against All Odds (Heroes of Quantico, #1) by Irene Hannon Against All Odds by Irene Hannon
 
  5 votes 15.6%

Distant Echoes by Colleen Coble Distant Echoes by Colleen Coble
 
  4 votes 12.5%

Murder Simply Brewed (Amish Village Mystery #1) by Vannetta Chapman Murder Simply Brewed by Vannetta Chapman
 
  2 votes 6.3%

Rancher Under Fire (Love Inspired Suspense) by Vickie McDonough Rancher Under Fire by Vickie McDonough
 
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Mary Ellis Brittany wrote: "Thank you for adding me as a friend! I love your work and look forward to reading more! :)"

Thanks for friending me! and especially for your kind words about my writing! I hope to spend more time on the GoodReads site in the future. have a great week!


Brittany Thank you for adding me as a friend! I love your work and look forward to reading more! :)


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