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Roberta Gellis (1927–2016)

Author of This Scepter'd Isle

Includes the names: R. Gellis, Max Daniels, Leah Jacobs, Roberta Gellis

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According to her web site, Roberta Gellis has a master's degree in biochemistry and another in medieval literature, and a peculiar working history: ten years as a research chemist, many years as a free-lance editor of scientific manuscripts, and 40 years as a writer. She has ventured into numerous literary genres, including romantic suspense, both historical and contemporary; science fiction; and fantasy. She has been married to her husband Charles for more than 50 years and the couple have one son, Mark, and a granddaughter called Elizabeth.
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