Books by Mary Lawrence

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The Alchemist of Lost Souls

Sometimes it’s the big picture that draws a person into a story. Combining strong fantasy elements with interesting worldbuilding and character work, The Alchemist of Lost Souls is less interesting for its telegraphed mystery than it is for the richness of its universe, but does not stand well on ...

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The Alchemist's Daughter

The latest trend in mystery novels seems to be a writing device I call “land them in the middle”. When done well this can mean the reader enters the tale just as things are really starting to happen, which increases the action factor and keeps the pace of the story brisk. Many times however I fi ...