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An American author living in Pendle Witch Country in Lancashire, Northern England, Mary Sharratt is on a mission to write women back into history. She is the author of seven acclaimed novels.

Her most recent book, ECSTASY, about composer and life artist Alma Schindler Mahler, is now out in paperback. Her other novels include THE DARK LADY'S MASK, about Aemilia Bassano Lanier, England's first professional woman writer, and ILLUMINATIONS: A NOVEL OF HILDEGARD VON BINGEN, which won the Nautilus Gold Award, Better Books for a Better World. Her 2010 novel, DAUGHTERS OF THE WITCHING HILL, presents the Pendle Witches of 1612 in their true historical context as cunning women and healers.

Mary's articles have appeared in WALL STREET JOURNAL, HUFFINGTON POST, PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY, and MINNESOTA MAGAZINE. She is a regular blogger for FEMINISM AND RELIGION.

Visit her website: www.marysharratt.com