Miriam Nesset


The author, Miriam Nesset, has been writing since the age of eighteen. She has had one of her Haiku poems published and self-published three books of Haiku poetry. In addition to Georgie Blake and the Bushie Sisters and Murder in Between, she has written another children’s book, Kat the Cat and a novel entitled Sea Smoke, soon to be published. A children’s historical novel and a second Georgie Blake book entitled Georgie Blake Meets Mrs. Gooseberry are in process. She is a Ragdale Fellow.

Miriam Nesset currently lives in Maine, making occasional trips to London where her
daughter lives. She is originally from Wisconsin and received her Masters in Landscape
Architecture from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in1985. Following graduation, she
initiated redevelopment programs in Indiana and Virginia then worked as an urban planning
consultant for several years in Florida. In 1999 she moved back to Wisconsin where she owned
and operated an antiques shop for five years. In 2005 she sold her business and bought a farm
house in rural Georgia. There she had space at a designer mall, sold pecans from her trees and
otherwise devoted her time to writing. Answering a life-long desire to live in New England or
Nova Scotia, in 2009 she moved to Maine where she continues to write, inspired by its scenic
beauty and the smell of the ocean.

Where to find Miriam Nesset online

Where to buy in print


Sea Smoke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Captain Lanyon Penberthy, of Cornwall, England, is shipwrecked on a remote island off the coast of Maine. Severely injured and shifting in and out of consciousness, he is set adrift amid illusions and dreams. As the sea smoke that surrounds the island visually distorts it, so does his reality become distorted, dredging up the past, conjuring up the future, and confusing his rational mind.
Dream Legend: Facing the Condor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,150. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Dream Legend: Facing the Condor, is a novel of inspiration, drawn from twenty years of dream journaling. The reader goes along on the trek of a lifetime as Pamela Hastings hikes the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in the Andes of Peru, nearly dying in the process. Her journey becomes a metaphor for her evolution in self-awareness.
Georgie Blake and the Bushie Sisters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
Georgie Blake and the Bushie Sisters is an enchanting book; a heart-warming romp through a fifties childhood. While the book is written for eight to twelve year olds, especially girls, it can be read to and enjoyed by children of all ages. Parents and grandparents who grew up in the fifties will find the story delightful, triggering nostalgic memories from their own childhoods.
Murder In Between
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,970. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Enjoy the mystery and intrigue of Murder in Between. Everyone loves bankers, right, especially in these days of economic woes? Equally maligned and suspect in the 1960s and 1970s, they don't come any more ruthless than Gaylan Morray, a small town banker whose shadow side is darker than most.

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