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Maureen McGowan
Maureen McGowan
Also Writes As:
Mara Leigh
Romance Genres:
Contemporary Romance,
Paranormal Romance,
Young Adult Romance,
New Adult Romance,
Erotic Romance
Speaks On:
Point of View, Young Adult Fiction, Self-Editing, Great Beginnings, Finding an Agent, Using Details, Getting Published
Speaks To:
Writing Groups,
Book Clubs and other readers groups
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Maureen McGowan is the award-winning and Amazon Bestselling Author of two popular YA series including the dystopian thriller series: The Dust Chronicles. She writes exciting, fast-paced novels, enjoyed by teen and adult readers alike.

Maureen always loved writing fiction, but side-tracked by a persistent practical side, it took her a few years to channel her energy into novels. After leaving a career in finance and accounting, she hasn’t looked back.

 Aside from her love of books, she’s passionate about films, fine handcrafted objects and shoes. She lives in Toronto, where she attends the film festival every year.

Her most recent titles include: Deviants (Skyscape, 2012), Compliance (Skyscape, 2013), and Glory (Skyscape, 2014).

She's represented by Charlie Olsen of InkWell Management.

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