Calendar

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Jan
11
Thu
Arroyo Grande Book Lovers Book Club: Mara Purl – Presenter
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Mara Purl – Presenter

Arroyo Grande Book Lovers Book Club
Annual Author Event
Arroyo Grande, California
http://readingbookclub.net/ArroyoGrandeCaliforniabookclub

Thursday, January 11th, 2018
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Best-selling author Mara Purl will discuss the intricacies of her multiple-award-winning Milford-Haven series, including character development, braided plot-lines, and special promotions.

Book Signing & refreshments following the presentation!

Jan
21
Sun
Publishing at Sea: Mara Purl – Faculty
Jan 21 – Jan 28 all-day

Fifth Annual Publishing at Sea Cruise – Western Caribbean
for Developing and Achieving Authors

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January 21-28, 2018

Create Your Ultimate Best Seller at Sea

Mara Purl is one of the 6 faculty members who will be sharing her expertise on writing and publishing books.

Feb
14
Wed
Valentine’s Sweetheart Sale – Online Event
Feb 14 – Feb 20 all-day

February 14 – 20
Valentine’s Sweetheart Sale – Online Event

Sweetheart Sale in Women’s Fiction
Hosted by author Tammy L. Grace
Starts on Valentine’s Day and extends through February 20th.
http://www.tammylgrace.com/promotions/

Discover some delicious women’s fiction and romance reads!

As a bonus, you might like to join our Women’s Fiction Collaboration Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1517984178270958/permalink/1657978800938161/

Mar
10
Sat
Tucson Festival of Books: Mara Purl – Presenter
Mar 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Tucson Festival of Books: Mara Purl – Presenter
Mar 10 @ 2:30 am – 4:00 pm

Mara Purl – Presenter

The Audio Book Revolution

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Integrated Learning Center Room 119
University of Arizona Campus
Tucson, Arizona
http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/

Best-selling author and noted audio book performer Mara Purl will present the latest info about the production and marketing of audio books at this renowned event, which is now the largest book event in the U.S.

Mar
11
Sun
Tucson Festival of Books: Mara Purl – Presenter
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Tucson Festival of Books: Mara Purl – Presenter
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 pm

Mara Purl – Panelist
“Working Smarter and Harder – Women in the News”

with Nancie Clare – author of “The Battle for Beverly Hills”
https://us.macmillan.com/author/nancieclare/
and Melissa Schorr – author of “Shame Nation”
http://www.melissaschorr.com/

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UA Bookstore
University of Arizona Campus
Tucson, Arizona
http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/

Best-selling author and former journalist Mara Purl will join a panel of cutting-edge writers on the front lines of a changing marketplace at this renowned event, which is now the largest book event in the U.S.

Tucson Festival of Books: Mara Purl – Presenter
Mar 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Tucson Festival of Books: Mara Purl – Presenter
Mar 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Mara Purl – Panelist
“Get Your Book Out There”

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Koffler Room 218
University of Arizona Campus
Tucson, Arizona
http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/

Best-selling author Mara Purl will join a panel of experts about the latest and greatest ways to market your books at this renowned event, which is now the largest book event in the U.S.

Mar
20
Tue
Spring Fling Author Tea Party – Facebook Event
Mar 20 all-day

March 20th
Spring Fling Author Tea Party – Facebook Event
https://www.facebook.com/events/179919269442694/

Join me and author Tammy L. Grace on the first day of spring!

Wonderful reads from some of your author favorites, as well as some new authors to discover!

May
19
Sat
Sisters in Crime Annual Writers’ Conference: Mara Purl – Presenter
May 19 all-day

May 19th

Mara Purl – Presenter

Sisters in Crime Annual Writers’ Conference
6588 Ontario Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Oct
14
Sun
“What Souls Suspect” by Mara Purl
Oct 14 all-day

“What the Soul Suspects”

Can a soul hover after passing on? Can a person be unaware of her own death? Journalist Christine Christian had always been a pragmatist. Not even her own persistent intuitions could compete with her commitment to logic and to empirical proof. In fact, that’s what had gotten her into to trouble in the first place. Of course, that very quality had also gotten her “the story” time and again, making her an award-winning reporter, a freelancer who’d managed to write her way into a respected series of television reports acclaimed by her peers and watched by millions of dedicated viewers. She always knew it was risky to ignore those pesky “feelings” of her. She ignored them one time too many. Or did she? Is it rally too late to reverse her decision? Can she at least warn others? Come hell or high water—and it looks like she’s facing down both—she’s still determined to finish her story, even if there’s only one person left who can hear what she has to say—investigator Senior Deputy Delmar Johnson. Will he listen? Will he allow his own thinking to exceed the bounds of reality as he’s always known it? Will he help Chris prove there’s more to life than what meets the eye? Though the story stands alone, it also extends the Milford-Haven Stories, part of the Milford-Haven Saga, the critically acclaimed, best-selling, multiple-award-winning series. Based on Purl’s BBC Radio drama Milford-Haven U.S.A.

Dec
14
Fri
“When Angels Paint” by Mara Purl
Dec 14 all-day

“When Angels Paint” by Mara Purl

Can an artist’s imagination alter reality? Can something in the heart manifest in the real world? Artist Miranda Jones might have agreed that dreams sometimes come true. But she’d never presume to believe something could leap from her canvas into the life of someone she hardly knows. Until now, that is. Over-scheduled during the busy holiday season, she none the less can’t help bu follow the imperative to paint an unlikely image on one of her small gift canvases. Little could she have imagined the event she depicts is actually taking place even as paints, nor that the element she’s guided to add to the image might be the very thing that saves a life. Is she painting on her own? Or might an angel be guiding her hand? What will become of the painting? Will the person apparently rescued by it ever know about his benefactor? Even if he sees it, will he believe what he sees? Though the story stands alone, it also extends the Milford-Haven Holiday Stories, part of the Milford-Haven Saga, the critically acclaimed, best-selling, multiple-award-winning series. Based on Purl’s BBC Radio drama Milford-Haven U.S.A.