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Hello Everyone. In preparation for my book signing tour for 2019, it is important that your reviews are added to Amazon on any books you purchased or downloaded through a weekend promotion for free. By the end of the year, these reviews will be used to determine which books I will take on tour. Your going to Amazon.com and clicking on any book you purchased will allow you to “Write a Review.”… Read More


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 together. To do that, I actually pretended I was one of the family members, be it male… Read More


The Trial of the Century in Six Volumes When beginning to write the six novels covering the Abraham Lincoln Assassination Trial of the Century in 1865, I learned more about “history” than I could ever have imagined. In one of my novels written in 2017, The Rose of Brays Bayou, a story about how brave Sam Houston was on the battlefield and how Texas won their independence is written in textbooks by… Read More