Mary Deal

Author, Artist, Photographer

Mary Deal, a native of Walnut Grove in California's Sacramento River Delta, now resides in Scottsdale, Arizona. She was Founder and past President of Kauai Writer's Roundtable while she lived in Hawaii. She is also an artist, photographer, former newspaper columnist, and editor of a print magazine.

As a multi-genre writer, she is an award-winning, Amazon best-selling author. Her books include Legacy of the Tropics, an adventure trilogy taking place in both the Caribbean and Hawaii, The Ka, a paranormal Egyptian suspense, River Bones - Sara Mason Mysteries Book One, a thriller that takes place in her childhood hometown area, Down to the Needle, a thriller, taking place along the west coast,  and The Howling Cliffs, Sara Mason Mysteries Book Two. She has also published Off Center in the Attic, a collection of over-the-top short stories and flash fiction pieces. Write It Right - Tips for Authors - The Big Book is a mega-volume of writing instruction. Hypno-Scripts - Life Changing Techniques Using Self-Hypnosis and Meditation is another self-help nonfictIon. Watch for uncoming books and projects on her Mary Deal Books page.

Down to the Needle, Winner, 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, also won a Bronze, 2017 Global eBook Awards. Sea Cliff, Finalist, 2019 National India Excellence Awards (NIEA), River Bones, Finalist, 2011 National Indie Excellence Books Awards (NIEA), also Honorary Mention, 2009 Eric Hoffer Book Awards. The Howling Cliffs, Bronze, 2015 Global eBook Awards. Write It Right-Tips for Authors, Finalist, 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards (NIEA). Hypno-Scripts, Silver, 2016 Global eBook Awards, also Finalist, 2016 International Book Awards, and Finalist, 2016 National Indie Excellence Book Awards (NIEA). Her flash fiction short story, The Last This I Do, was nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her first feature screenplay, Sea Storm, and short story, Chin Face, were Finalists in the 2009 Moondance International Film Festival.

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Her Facebook Group - 4 & 5 STAR Book Reviews -


Twitter: or @Mary_Deal

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Her Art Galleries


Mary Deal Fine Art

Island Image Gallery


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