Mary Deal

Award-winning, Best-selling Author, Artist, Photographer

Scottsdale, United States

Mary Deal, a native of Walnut Grove in California's Sacramento River Delta, now resides in Scottsdale, Arizona. She was Founder and past President of Kauai Writer's Roundtable in Hawaii. She is an Amazon best-selling and award-winning author and Pushcart Prize nominee. She is also an artist, photographer, and former editor of a print magazine and newspaper columnist.

Her Books: She is the author of "Legacy of the Tropics,” an adventure trilogy taking place in both the Caribbean and Hawaii, "The Ka," a paranormal Egyptian suspense, "River Bones - Sara Mason Mysteries Book One," a thriller that takes place in her childhood hometown area, "Down to the Needle," a thriller, taking place along the West coast, and "The Howling Cliffs, Sara Mason Mysteries Book Two." "Off Center in the Attic," is a collection of over-the-top short stories and flash fiction pieces. "Write It Right - Tips for Authors - The Big Book" is a mega-volume of writing instruction. "Hypno-Scripts - Life Changing Techniques Using Self-Hypnosis and Meditation" is another self-help nonfiction. Her latest novel is “Sea Cliff – A Love Story” and is her first foray in the romance genre.

Her Awards: Down to the Needle, Winner, 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, also won a Bronze, 2017 Global eBook Awards. Sea Cliff, Finalist, 2019 National India Excellence Awards (NIEA), River Bones, Finalist, 2011 National Indie Excellence Books Awards (NIEA), also Honorary Mention, 2009 Eric Hoffer Book. The Howling Cliffs, Bronze, 2015 Global eBook awards. Write It Right-Tips for Authors, Finalist, 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards (NIEA). Hypno-Scripts, Silver, 2016 Global eBook Awards, also Finalist, 2016 International Book Awards, and Finalist, 2016 National Indie Excellence Book Awards (NIEA). Her flash fiction short story, "The Last This I Do" was nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her first feature screenplay, Sea Storm, and short story, Chin Face, were Finalists in the 2009 Moondance International Film Festival.


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New Release Coming

Feb 02, 2020 4 years ago

The 3rd story in my Award-winning Sara Mason Mysteries is finally with my publisher. The Title and Cover Reveal are coming soon, then the release date. It's my 13th book. I am now writing my 14th and 15th.

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