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The Mark: A Locating Device for Predators

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This came from a reader recently: A thought for your blog sometime… I would be really interested in hearing you talk more about this idea that those who are abused are”marked.” I read about this and believe that it’s true, but I’d like to hear more of your thoughts on it. I’ll answer this in […]

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Where are they now? Haunted? Fine?

Where are they now? Haunted? Fine?

Those of you familiar with me or my story know this: at five, two neighborhood boys spent their free time abusing me. Under trees. In their room. In ravines. In parks. I’m grateful, so grateful, that I don’t suffer flashbacks anymore. I’m glad their yearlong actions no longer inform how I live my life. They […]

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A Grand Marketing Experiment

A Grand Marketing Experiment

Pay it forward! Here is a great marketing experiment, concocted by my friend Pam. She felt she couldn’t write a review for Daisy Chain because she was intimidated by all the writers who had written reviews here. So she said, “Mary, here’s what I’m going to do. I have three books. I’m going to give […]

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Daisy Chain trailer

You’ll see the essence of Daisy Chain in this trailer, including the underlying theme of family secrets. What about you? What have you kept secret all these years? Begin the journey of healing by sharing your secret today.

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Win a Free Blog Design

Win a Free Blog Design

All you have to do is put up this spiffy button on your blog to be entered in the drawing. You can find out all the details here.

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My crazy friend Mike . . .

. . . wrote this to me today: Mary, I just now got back from my local Lifeway store where I happily purchased Daisy Chain. Then I talked the nice cashier lady into buying a copy as well. And I hope this is okay…but since they didn’t have your book tagged as “Read With Discernment”, […]

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Successful Book Launch!

Successful Book Launch!

Stack of books. Great news: they sold out! I had to sell some I brought from home as well! Flowers from Zondervan friends. What a blessing those folks are. It’s so fun to meet with the actual folks who will read the book! (and sign it personally!) The amazing bookstore: Legacy Books. Stories of books! […]

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Lovely, lovely review of Daisy

Interested in reading it? Click here.

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You’re invited

You're invited

Daisy Chain Book Launch Party!  Sunday March 1st, 3:00–5:00 p.m. At Legacy Books in Plano 7300 Dallas Parkway Plano, TX 75024 Come one, come all!

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Daisy Chain and Family Secrets Touted

You can read the quick post over at BreakPoint if you’re interested.

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