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Mary Howard

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Though I was born in Iowa, I flew off to Southern California in my youth to live by the Pacific for a while and figure out where to go from there. Later I lived in Woodstock, Illinois, for years, a forty-minute train ride from downtown Chicago, on Lake Michigan. Attracted by water both times, I guess, and craving adventure. Now I live in Ames, Iowa, where I counseled students in the College of Design for seventeen years and raised two fabulous sons.

My novels are set in small Midwest towns. I have written three suspense (mystery) novels and am now working on a novel that is just as suspenseful, but focused on a provocative family secret, not involving a crime. I am fascinated by the extraordinary natures of my characters and strive to know
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Mary Howard Hi, Cindy! We moved only two miles away, onto Red Oak. We now park on Donald Street and walk to the gym and back from there, so as to not miss out on…moreHi, Cindy! We moved only two miles away, onto Red Oak. We now park on Donald Street and walk to the gym and back from there, so as to not miss out on that walk through the neighborhood. I'm working on a novel called THE MAN IN THE BED. I will have another book coming out sometime in the next year. (less)
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