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Mary Carter

About me

Mary Carter is a bestselling novelist and workshop leader at The Chicago Writer’s Loft. Her works include Home With My Sisters, London From My Windows, Meet Me in Barcelona, Three Months in Florence, The Things I Do For You, The Pub Across the Pond, My Sister’s Voice, Sunnyside Blues, She’ll Take It, and Accidentally Engaged. In addition to her novels, she has written six novellas two of which have been New York Times bestselling anthologies. Her works are translated into over 7 languages. Readers and aspiring writers can check out and, Follow her on Twitter, or like her on Facebook: Mary Carter Books. Mary also writes under the pen name Carlene O’Connor:

Carlene O’Connor is a USA Today Bestselling author of The Irish Village Mysteries. To date, she has written Murder in an Irish Village, Murder at an Irish Wedding, and Murder in an Irish Churchyard. February 2019 will see the release of Murder at an Irish PubMurder in Galway, and A Christmas Cocoa Murder.  Readers can visit her at or Carlene O’Connor on Facebook. Carlene O’Connor also writes as Mary Carter. For more information go to