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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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From a Carol Award finalist and US Today bestselling author, Mary Ellis, What Happened on Beale Street: Cousins and private investigators Nate and Nicki head to Memphis at the request of their childhood friend Danny — but when they arrive, Danny is missing. Can Nate and Nicki unravel family secrets and solve a baffling mystery? A suspenseful Christian read! NOW $1.99 at Amazon, Kobo, and Google



 


 

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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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