Mary Mackie, Writer & Speaker

  'Still Scribbling'

Published Books (latest first):

NB:   If you cannot find these books in the usual places, send a message to mary@stillscribbling.co.uk for details of how to purchase a copy.

Short stories

 

 

A DARK AND STORMY NIGHT - short stories with a shiver

 

 

LOVE & OTHER FUNNY THINGS -short stories with a smile

(Both from Morningside Books, published August 2015)

 

 


Non-fiction

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WARDS IN THE SKY - the RAF's remarkable Nursing Service.

Updated version of the History of the Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service, originally titled SKY WARDS (see below), now including three new chapters covering their work during the first fourteen years of the twenty-first century.

(The History Press, September 2014)



cover of CHRIS

 

CHRIS - The true story of a man who, assuming himself an orphan, survived a traumatic wartime childhood, made a good life for himself and, eighty years on, at last discovered his family.

 (Morningside Books, April 2013)

 


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THE PRINCE’S THORN – King Edward VII and the Lady Farmer of Sandringham

Biography of Louisa Mary Cresswell 1830-1916


(Pegasus Books, Cambridge, Jan 2009), Pbk

 


SKY WARDS
  - A History of the Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service

Commissioned by the Service

 (Robert Hale, 2001) Hbk

Out of print, but a new, revised and updated version is available in paperback and eBook (WARDS IN THE SKY, see above)

 


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The ‘Felbrigg Hall’ trilogy of memoirs, life in a National Trust mansion:

COBWEBS AND CREAM TEAS (Orion, 1990)

DRY ROT AND DAFFODILS  (Orion, 1994)

both in Hbk, Pbk (many reprints), Audio(2), & Lge Print
These two titles are also available in eBook format

 

FROGSPAWN AND FLOOR POLISH (Summersdale, 2003), Pbk, Audio, Lge Print


 CREATIVE EDITING, Pub Gollancz/Orion (1995)   Hbk & Pbk



Fiction

Historical Fiction:
 cover of The Clouded Land
Sagas set in Victorian Norfolk:

SANDRINGHAM ROSE (Headline,1992)

 A CHILD OF SECRETS (Headline,1993)

THE CLOUDED LAND (Headline:1994,
short-listed for RNA Award 1996).


All three appeared in Hbk, Pbk, Lge Print, USA



THE PEOPLE OF THE HORSE

A story of Boudicca, Queen of Iron Age Norfolk

Hbk by W H Allen (1987)

Pbk, Hungarian, Czech

 



EARLIER BOOKS

Titles below are romantic suspense and light romance, with settings both contemporary and historical, written for publishers such as Robert Hale, Mills and Boon, Bantam Books (USA), Silhouette Books (USA), etc. These appeared in hardback, paperback, other English editions and sundry languages. Several have been re-issued in Large Print, UK and USA, and others are now available as e-books, with more to come.

Hardbacks by Hale, Paperback and Large Print by various publishers:

1) Writing as Mary Mackie: ROBIN'S SONG ~ SHADOW ON THE LAKE ~ A MAN LIKE MATTHEW MIST AROUND THE MOON ~ A SEASON FOR SINGING ~ GIVE ME NO RUBIES - THE DARK DAYS OF SPRING ~ A LIGHT IN THE VALLEY ~ THE WAITING WEB ~ THE WOLF OF WIERDMOOR ~ AKIN TO LOVE ~ THE FLOWER AND THE STORM ~ CASTLE KINTYLE ~ SHADES OF GREY ~ NICOLA'S WINTER ~ THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER ~ PAMELA ~ THE UNQUIET SUMMER ~ A VOICE IN THE FOG ~ SHADOWS OF YESTERDAY ~ THE WHISPERING WELL ~ THE SCENT OF RAIN ~ STILL WEEPS THE WILLOW ~ ENIGMA FOR A NURSE ~ FALCONER'S WOOD ~ STRAW IN THE WIND ~ FLAME IN THE FOREST ~ INTO THE TWILIGHT ~ DARK RUBY ~ SEASON OF MISTS ~ COUNTERFEIT LOVE ~ NIGHTFLOWER

2) Writing as Cathy Christopher (from 1980):
GREEN GYPSY FIRE ~ WARNINGS OF THUNDER ~ BLUE WINTER SMOKE ~ EITHER SIDE OF THE HILL ~ WOUNDED FALCON ~ VANGELDER'S DAUGHTER ~ HOMECOMING HEART ~ THIS TIME FOR SURE

 

Mills and Boon Romances

1) Historical, writing as Alex Andrews:
 ~ BLACK SAXON ~ LADY OF THE MOON ~

2) Contemporary, w/a Caroline Charles
LAIRD OF DRUMM - UNTIL MIDNIGHT STRIKES
A MAN CALLED MIKE

Romances commissioned by USA Publishers (paperback originals):

Silhouette Books, as Susan Stevens: ~ IVORY INNOCENCE ~

Bantam Books, as Mary Christopher: ~ ROYAL WEDDING  (USA Pbk, also in UK Hbk and many languages, inc Greek & Hebrew!)
 HARVEST OF DESIRE ~ ELUSIVE VICTORY ~ A BUDDING RAPTURE

Dorchester Books, w/a Mary Christopher:
DARK CONQUEROR  (A bodice ripper!)  

New UK editions of above:
Severn House (reprints):  SWEETER THAN WINE  (Hbk ‘97) was ‘Harvest of Desire’(Bantam Bks) and  SPRING FEVER  (Hbk 96) was ‘A Budding Rapture’(Bantam Bks) 

Small paperback originals:
as Mary Mackie:   ~ RETURN TO LOVE  ~ (also Large Print)
as Cathy Charles: FASCINATING SINNER ~ SECRET OF THE GLEN ~ A SILKEN SEA
as Mary Charles: ~ THE WHITE COCKADE
as Caroline Charles: SMILE OF THE TIGER ~ LARKSONG/The Price of Freedom

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