Margaret Pinard

Biography

Margaret Pinard has spent her first few decades traveling the globe in search of adventures to incorporate into her writing, including living in the lands of the Celts, the cities of European fashion, and several dolce far niente Mediterranean cultures. Her novels include The Keening, a historical drama; Memory's Hostage, a historical mystery; and Dulci's Legacy, a YA mystery/fantasy hybrid. She resides in Portland, OR.

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Series

Remnants
Follow the fortunes of the MacLean family of Mull as the generations grow through adversity, separation, and distrust. See how your Scottish forebears might have spread out across the Empire in the 19th century!

The Grasping Root

Price: $6.99 USD.

The Keening

Price: $5.99 USD.

Books

Storm Wrack and Spindrift
Pre-release—available June 30, 2019. Price: $5.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Life on the Canada frontier is hard for many, so the MacLeans must adapt. Alisdair yearns for education to take him off the farm, Mairi grows up wild in the motherless mountains, and Sheena returns home to Scotland, but it's not like she remembers, at least not in the ways she wants...For the MacLean family, will opportunity for a better life prove just as elusive?
The Grasping Root
Series: Remnants. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,680. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book 2 of Remnants opens with the MacLeans recovering from Gillan's death and working to become part of the community in the Nova Scotia wilderness. Muirne is moving toward marriage but confronted with a series of obstacles to the union, Neil works to win justice for their father's death but secretly feels lost, and all five of them suffer from the expulsion from Scotland in their different ways.
Memory's Hostage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A privileged pair of brothers are shocked to find themselves in a scandal with an anonymous young woman at its center. In Victorian England, everything is about appearances, and so the brothers, the woman, and the policeman assigned to the case must dig into her past behind a veil of secrecy. Little do they know, something much darker lurks behind her memory loss...
The Keening
Series: Remnants. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,080. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A crofting family in western Scotland, 1822, must deal with the political and economic changes to their island home. Sheila and Gillan must adjust to the new industrializion or struggle against it until the tension breaks apart their family.
Dulci's Legacy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Dulci is a quiet, sensitive girl entering high school in Nova Scotia when she starts to see visions around her hometown that no one else can. When the visions start to threaten the people she holds dear, Dulci must solve the mystery of why it's happening, and perhaps settle a dispute that has been going on for centuries...and do it alone, since none of the adults in her life believe her story.

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