About Author Mary Criswell-Carpenter
Author Mary Criswell-Carpenter writes! She has three published books in the Mail Order Bride Series, and four non-fiction titles available from Amazon.com on Kindle and in Paperback form.
Mary is a voracious reader of all genres except explicit horror, and loves to write, read, and quilt. She is married, has two chihuahuas, Chloe and Tippy, at home, and three children, Trey, Melanie, and Steven, grown and scattered throughout the United States. She has 12 grandchildren.
She is a graduate of both Ottawa University and Saint Paul School of Theology and served as a United Methodist Pastor in the Little Rock Annual Conference and the Kansas East Annual Conference. She now resides in Mississippi in a small country town near the Tennessee River.
Mary is active in her online community support groups for chronically ill persons. She enjoys all kinds of games and can be found often on Facebook playing Words With Friends, Dice With Buddies, and Criminal Case. She is a serious fan of NCIS and rarely misses an episode. She is also a fan of Auburn Football (SEC).
She intends to write many more historical romance novels in the Mail Order Bride Series, set in the late 1800's in the Old West.