Mary Vigliante Szydlowski

Publisher info

Mary Vigliante Szydlowski writes across several genres using this and other pseudonyms. Her published Science Fiction works include novels: The Ark, The Colony, The Land, Source of Evil, and novella The Hand of My Enemy. She's also the author of dark fantasies: Worship the Night and Dark Realm, and mainstream novel Silent Song. She's published 8 children's books: Millie Muldoon & the Case of the Halloween Haunting, Ghoul School, Millie Muldoon & the Christmas Mystery, Millie Muldoon & the Case of the Thanksgiving Turkey-napper, A Puddle for Poo, Kia’s Manatee, The Duck in the Hole, and I Can't Talk, I've Got Farbles In My Mouth.

Using the pen name Mia Frances, she is the author of the erotic romance murder mystery thriller series In His Keeping: Taken, Banished, and Claimed.

Her short stories, articles, children’s stories, essays, and poems have appeared in anthologies, books, magazines, newspapers, and on the web.

She is a member of the Authors Guild, RWA (Romance Writers of America), SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators), and SFWA (Science Fiction Fantasy Writers of America).

Where to find Mary Vigliante Szydlowski online

Where to buy in print

Series

Millie Muldoon Mysteries
Millie Muldoon is a pint-sized detective who loves solving mysteries. She's a whiz at finding clues, tracking down leads, and following the evidence. She's assisted by her cousins and her little brother Roger. Their families get together every holiday and they always find themselves in the middle of a baffling mystery.

Books

Little Sowbug & the Big Flood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Beginner, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Little Sowbug loves his home and his neighborhood. His life is wonderful until the rain comes and everything is washed away in the flood.
Are We There Yet?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Ducks, geese, & other waterfowl, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Beginner
Arthur isn't happy! He's flying south for the first time and he doesn't want to go. Getting off the ground isn't as easy as it looks. Flying is hard work. Arthur doesn't like flying in V formation or having to follow orders. When he isn't whining, he's complaining. He hates the food. He hates the rules. He hates the flock. But most of all…he hates migrating! It's boring!
Millie Muldoon & the Case of the Halloween Haunting
Series: Millie Muldoon Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Halloween, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Spooky things are happening at Great Aunt Priscilla Palermo's house. She and her two next-door neighbors are being haunted by a gang of ghosts. They appear in their yards every night after midnight. The ladies lock their doors and windows. But that doesn't stop the ghosts from getting in. When the police won't help, it's up to Millie Muldoon to crack the case and send the ghosts packing!
Ghoul School
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
P.S.19 is out of control! The students are running wild! They're loud, rude, and refuse to follow the rules. Floors are flooded. Things are explding. And the cafeteria ceiling is covered with goo. The teachers and staff are at their wit's end. What can they do? Can a visit from some scary substitute teachers and hall monitors really make the children change their ways?
Millie Muldoon & the Christmas Mystery
Series: Millie Muldoon Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
What's wrong with Santa Claus? He stopped at their house on Christmas Eve. He ate the cookies and drank the milk they put out for him. But he didn't fill their stockings or leave them any presents. Why? Could he have put them on his naughty list by mistake? Millie needs to use her detective skills to solve the mystery of the missing presents!
Millie Muldoon & the Case of the Thanksgiving Turkey-napper
Series: Millie Muldoon Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Thanksgiving
It's two days before Thanksgiving and Millie Muldoon has been called in to find her cousin's pet turkey, Monica. The bird's been turkey-napped! Millie must use all her detective skills to make sure that Monica doesn't become the main course at a holiday feast. It's a race against the clock as Millie follows every clue and questions every suspect to discover the culprit and save Monica.
The Hand of My Enemy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In the deadly game of war, player nations must continually “up the ante” on their enemies. Sparing no expense to create an arsenal of ever more lethal, ever more destructive weaponry. But an escalating arms race can have unintended consequences. Cataclysmic, catastrophic consequences!