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Marilyn Messik

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Marilyn was a regular feature and fiction writer for national magazines when her children were small. She set up her first business from home, selling toys, books and party goods, before opening first one shop then another. When she sold both shops, she moved into the world of travel, focusing on B & B’s and Country Inns in New England, USA. Her advisory, planning and booking service flourished and she concurrently launched a publishing company, producing annual, full-colour accommodation guides to the areas.

In 2007 she set up a copywriting consultancy, to help businesses shape their messages to optimum effect. She’s blogged for The Telegraph online; published the Vintage Ladies Collection; written four Business Books and four Paranormal T
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Marilyn Messik Hi Maria, thanks so much for taking the time and trouble to tell me you loved Witch Dust - you've made my day. I will definitely be writing more in th…moreHi Maria, thanks so much for taking the time and trouble to tell me you loved Witch Dust - you've made my day. I will definitely be writing more in the Witch series, but I'm afraid I'm not a fast writer, so it may be a little while. In fact I have to finish the fourth book in the Strange series first. But your lovely message might just be the wake-up call I need.
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FIFTY SHADES OF PALLID!

There’s a huge amount of pleasure in writing a novel. Particularly whilst it’s just you, your characters and the computer. The tricky bit and I’m sure I’m not the first to suss this, is when it comes to showing it to a third party. Suddenly, what up until now you’ve viewed in a rather positive light, overnight turns into the biggest load of rubbish anyone, anywhere, at any time has produced – ever

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Another great read!

These are excellent police procedurals even before you add in Murrain’s intriguing abilities. Alex Walters builds his characters from the ground up so they live and breathe. Great stuff.
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Frightening prescient when you look at what's happening today. A genuine classic and with the usual great characterisations from Mr. King, who certainly knows what he's doing! The Stand ...more
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Even Stranger by Marilyn Messik
"This was so full of suspense in every page. I loved it. One of the best series I have read this year. "
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"This is a very different book but in a good way :)
The story is told from the london area which i know quiet well so i knew some of the places :)
Stella is from a Jewish family and discovers she can fly wish i could lol.
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