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Act Right: A Manual by Gray & Purl
Closer Than You Think (A Milford-Haven Novel) by Mara Purl
Cause and Conscience (A Milford-Haven Novel) by Mara Purl
Child Secrets (A Milford-Haven Novel) by Mara Purl
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About meWriting is my passion; story is the lens through which I look at life. My favorite place is California's lesser-known Central Coast, and that's where I placed my fictitious town, Milford-Haven. There my characters' lives are uncannily close to reality - ambitions, loves and dreams against a background of economic development, environmental protection and California's most spectacular scenery. Mystery? Yes. Murder? ...Yes. Romance? Oh, yes! Full of small town simplicities and global complexities.
About my libraryLots of readers ask me where I write, and I answer – any and everywhere! But one of my favorite spots is my library. And I consider all libraries to be “my” library. The New York Public Library and the Library of Congress are two places where I’ve spent many wonderful hours. And I make a habit of packing up my laptop and heading off to my local community libraries in either Studio City (Los Angeles) or downtown Colorado Springs. Another favorite spot is the library at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs where I was guest professor. On the one hand to have such vast resources available and to be surrounded by so much carefully wrought prose in print is reassuring and uplifting. On the other hand I find these spaces to be sanctuaries where the idea of quiet study is respected. It makes a great contrast to the days I feel drawn to write in a noisy café or at L.A.’s Farmer’s Market.
Real nameMara Purl
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Member sinceFeb 5, 2009
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