Mary Deal


Mary Deal is the author of six suspense/thrillers, a collection of zany short stories and a nonfiction reference for authors. She is an Eric Hoffer Book Award winner and Pushcart Prize nominee. She writes short stories and poetry from her island home in Kapa`a, Hawaii, where she also currently edits her 11th book. She is a former Associate and Contributing Editor of a print magazine and columnist for the local newspaper on Kauai. Her website,, is a valuable resource for writers.

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Write It Right - Tips for Authors, Volume II
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,580. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The result of many suggestions, this eBook is the 2nd Volume of Write It Right – Tips for Authors by an award winning novelist. Extra articles by popular authors are included, as are many links and referrals to sites for further research. Also, numerous examples are given to further explain the many topics discussed. A reference manual to which many will refer to perfect their prose.
The Howling Cliffs - A Sara Mason Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,640. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After searching for and finding MIA remains in Vietnam, Sara nearly loses her life when she investigates a missing child case in Hawaii. Someone means to keep the cold case cold.
Off Center in the Attic - Over the Top Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,670. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Humor and nonsense, flights of fantasy into other realms, fright, disgust and disappointment, silliness and wonderment, and the sadness of reality and heartache. It’s all here and more in stories that may leave you a little "Off Center in the Attic," conjured through a mind that may be a little "Off Center in the Attic."
Legacy of the Tropics
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,890. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Stories that shatter the myths of stereotypical islands of paradise; a rewrite and expansion of the novel, “The Tropics,” where two women fall prey to nature's wrath during inclement tropical weather, face death at sea, and are tested to the limits of survival.
Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Volume I, 2nd Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Vol. I, 2nd Edition, written and compiled by an award-winning novelist, is a major source of information for breathing life into your prose. Learn how to polish your work with a collection of extraordinary tips and examples for making your writing the best that it can be.

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