Accepting Loss Without Becoming Lost


Accepting Loss Without Becoming Lost Life Is All About Loss and Accepting Loss Without Becoming Lost My most recent novel, Norderney Island, follows a young woman through life and until I was completing the writing and delved into the final editing process, I didn’t realize just how much she lost! Then, I stopped to reflect

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New Release: NORDERNEY ISLAND


Norderney Island …A Victorian Romance Novel “Alles Gute zum Geburtstag” RELEASE DATE: MAY 29, 2018 The greatness of King William came from the way he loved all the people. He was one who truly listened, with his heart, his ears, and his eyes. He saw the entire person in a way that others couldn’t. It

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Memories Are Made of This – Class of 1968


Childhood Memories of Growing Up Eagle Lake High School Reunion – Class of 1968 Well, here I sit, thinking to myself about how growing up is mandatory, but wait, growing up is only optional. I should know that better than anyone. Technology is a great thing. My cell phone is ringing every five minutes from

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Norderney Island – A Quick Peek :)


First things first! Mary Elizabeth Surratt spent this entire week as a special promotion at Amazon.com. I am happy to say the novel reached Number 8! Thank you everyone that picked up a copy. Your kind words when finished reading is appreciated in your review. Now, to bigger news. My newest release, NORDERNEY ISLAND –

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Mary Elizabeth Surratt (Free on Kindle April 16-21, 2018)


Creative Nonfiction – Putting the Pieces Together Like Studying Genealogy MARY ELIZABETH SURRATT (Free on Kindle April 16-21, 2018) Before launching my two dozen or so novels, many of which are written as creative nonfiction, I became a professional genealogist. One of the most critical aspects of this field is putting pieces of a puzzle

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