Mary Wallace

Biography

My name is Mary McCarty Wallace. I was born at home in Tallapoosa County, Alabama in the country somewhere between Union and Reeltown. I was married to Walker Stillwell and we had three children, David, Vince and Shannon, who passed away in Nebraska three and a half years ago. I was briefly married to Randy Adair. In 1981 I married Col. James Wallace and lived in Virginia, Illinois, Georgia and Montgomery, AL while he was in the Air force. We not live in the small coastal town of Rockport, Texas where I belong to the Rockport Writer's Group. I write short stories and novels. Framing Aggie Falk is my first adult novel. I have just published another book on Smashwords, Sometimes Y for Yak. In a few months I will be publishing Dovecote, a novel about the sustaining powers of friendship among three woman who grew up together in Alabama under different circumstances. I plan to also publish a collection of short stories in the near future, as well as a couple of children's books.

Smashwords Interview

What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
So far it has been direct contact (email, phone, in person) with potential customers. I hope to soon reach out with my blog, Facebook, LinkedIn and others.
Describe your desk
It's an antique oak desk purchased from an estate sale in Austin, TX.
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Books

Sometimes Y for Yak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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Hazy Burton comes of age in 1950's Alabama as she sets out to rescue abandoned dogs. Sometimes Y for Yak is the heartwarming story of a girl and her family, friendship, animals, sadness, tragedy and ultimate triumph as she learns the meaning of unconditional love, forgiveness and acceptance. Often comic with colorful characters, the novel will take readers on a journey they will not soon forget.
Framing Aggie Falk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,470. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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When Aggie divorced her abusive husband and won full custody of their daughter, she'd believed her nightmare was over. But he's back ten years later, only this time he's dead. When his powerful father claims she's the killer, Aggie hires a retired deputy to prove her innocence. In the process he uncovers evil in the form of greed, corruption, and a sordid sex triangle in the small southern town

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