Mary Holland


Mary Holland writes social fantasy and science fiction. She has degrees in sociology, art photography, and library science and she has worked as a corporate librarian in Silicon Valley. She lives in the Santa Cruz mountains in California with three cats and one husband. She can be found at

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The Dog of Pel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
All Jamie Pel wants is a quiet life in his demesne and someone to share it with. As the secondary heir—the spare—of the Magne of Pel, his uncle, he’s avoided the pomp and ritual other Magnes and their primary heirs seem to relish. But the Magne of Pel recruits Jamie to join an observation mission to the Scour, the blasted, burned-out territory where people sell themselves into slavery to get out.
The Bone Road
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,120. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Rhona has the divvy gift; the Deom need her to perceive which babies are fertile and which are cursed, outcast Shun. Bound by a death oath to her dying mother to find and help Selina, she becomes enmeshed in a twisted conspiracy of vengeance, death, rebirth, and the mystery of the Riders, men who never die and who are bent on closing the Bone Road forever.
Matcher Rules
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,320. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Jerzy plans to find out what the Matcher is and why Novi colony is so peaceful. Stella plans to go to the Matcher and live happily ever after with her affinity group. Max plans to fix the Matcher and get very rich. Three people, three plans. But the Matcher has no plans . . . only rules.

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  • Investments (Dread Empire's Fall) on May 20, 2012

    Investments can be enjoyed without reading Dread Empire's Fall, although why anyone would avoid reading one of the best trilogies in recent years is beyond me. I was hoping for Caroline Sula, my favorite character, but I'll settle for Martinez and Severin. Highly recommended, and read the trilogy!