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Mary Cunningham

Bio:

Author, Mary Cunningham, grew on the northern side of the Ohio River in Corydon, Indiana. Her first memories are of her dad’s original bedtime stories that no doubt inspired her imagination and love of a well-spun “yarn”.


Childhood experiences, and a recurring dream about a mysterious attic, inspired characters, Cynthia and Augusta Lee, for her award-winning middle-grade series, Cynthia's Attic.
 

Through a horrifying stint as a travel agent and more rewarding experience teaching travel and tourism, Andi Anna Jones, travel agent/amateur sleuth, sprang to life. Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder, Andi Anna Jones Mystery, # 1 has just been released by Imajin Books and Book # 2 is on the way.

 

She’s currently writing another middle-grade series, The Adventures of Max and Maddie, an adult mystery, For the Life of Claire, and the biography of an army brat/former UConn basketball star.

Cunningham is a member of The Georgia Reading Association, and the Carrollton Writers Guild.

When she gives her fingers a break from the keyboard, she enjoys golf, swimming and exploring the mountains of West Georgia where she makes her home with her husband. Together they've raised three creative children, have 2 granddaughters, a grandson, a great grandson, and an adopted, four-legged, furry daughter, Lucy.

 

A Note From Mary Cunningham

Author, Mary Cunningham, is excited to announce the release of the 5thand final book in the award-winning series, Cynthia's Attic.

Cynthia's Attic: The Legend of Lupin Woods (Book 5) Book Blurb.

Cynthia and Gus have solved a lot of mysteries across time, but something is seriously wrong and things are beginning to unravel.

Aunt Belle is missing…again! Cynthia’s great-grandfather, Beau, was never found! And now they are wondering if Blackie is still making life miserable for Lilly and Annie.

This time, the twelve-year-old girls journey into a strange woods full of frightening creatures and dark secrets in search of answers.

From Aunt Belle's cottage to a small village in France, they meet new friends and discover a connection to New Orleans that may lead to the devious source behind these alarming developments. Or bigger trouble.

 

Read an excerpt from Cynthia's Attic: The Legend of Lupin Woods

My back pressed against a small tree as I peered over one shoulder, then the other. More blackness. I pulled my knees tight to my chest to create as small a target as possible. If I could keep still until morning, this place might be less formidable.

Those eyes …did they just move? Hair stood straight up on my neck as a low growl inched ever closer. I sucked in one last breath and hid my face waiting for a fatal blow or bite.

"Well, well. What do we have here?" My head jerked skyward. Yellow eyes hovered over me. "Cat got your tongue?"

The creature bent down and poked my upper arm with a furry finger. I wanted so badly to run, but sheer terror kept me plastered to the tree.

The hulking figure straightenedand chuckled. "I'm not planning to hurt you. What are you doing in Lupin?"

Lupin? I tried to answer, but dryness gripped my throat as if I'd swallowed an entire sandbox. Plus, an ominous word jumped into my brain. I'd heard something that sounded a lot like lupin once before. It was at the movies! Wolfman. Oh, no. Lupine is another name for wolf! Was I in a wolf forest?

My eyes scannedthe treetops. I might be saved if the sun rose soon, but light would have to pass through the dense canopy, and from where I sat, that seemed doubtful. The beast must've read my mind.

"If you're waiting for sunrise, you'll be disappointed." It smiled–or made a weak attempt–revealing huge, pointy teeth. "Instead of night and day, around here we have night and black."

I gulped and finally manufactured enough spit to choke out four words. "Why-am-I-here?"

 

Visit Cynthia's Attic Blog for a schedule of The Legend of Lupin Woods Blog Tour!

http://cynthiasattic.blogspot.com/2012/05/cynthias-attic-legend-of-lupin-woods.html

 

Mary Cunningham, author

Cynthia's Attic Series

The Missing Locket

The Magic Medallion

Curse of the Bayou

The Magician's Castle

The Legend of Lupin Woods

 

 
Videos by Mary Cunningham

 
Current Releases
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Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder
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Celebrating WOOF book release

Celebrating WOOF book release
Mirror Lake Elementary

Mirror Lake Elementary
Chapel Hill Elementary

Chapel Hill Elementary
Cynthia, me - first and last dance recital!

Cynthia, me - first and last dance recital!

Visit Mary Cunningham's website: http://www.marycunninghambooks.com

Mary Cunningham's Links:

Mary Cunningham Books

Cynthia's Attic Blog

WOOFers Club Blog

Amazon

OmniLit





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