Interview with Mary Rowen, Author of Leaving the Beach

Thank you to Eleanor Parker for featuring me on her wonderful blog today!

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Today, I am very pleased to host Mary Rowen, author of women’s fiction, Leaving the Beach. I’ve enjoyed getting to know Mary since I joined Booktrope, and admire her continued support and encouragement of other authors and writers. She is an awesome woman.

Mary Rowen is a Boston area mom with a wonderful family that allows her time to write stories. Rock music has always been a driving force in her life, and she was a functioning bulimic for over fifteen years. Therefore, although Leaving the Beach is pure fiction, it also draws on some personal experience. Mary hopes it might encourage some people with eating disorders to seek help.

Welcome Mary!

What is your book’s genre/category?

It’s women’s fiction.

Please describe what the story/book is about.

Leaving the Beach is a story about a lonely bulimic woman named Erin Reardon who truly believes she’s fated to become…

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About Mary Rowen

My novel LEAVING THE BEACH (a 2016 IPPY Award winner) is about music and obsession, and LIVING BY EAR focuses on divorce and following your passions. I live in the Boston area with my family, cat, and dog.
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2 Responses to Interview with Mary Rowen, Author of Leaving the Beach

  1. Ruth Mancini says:

    A great interview Mary. Like me, it sounds as though you have had many challenges to overcome but it’s so positive to be able to channel that into your writing.


  2. Mary Rowen says:

    Thank you, Ruth! I believe you do a similar thing with your writing and I’m so looking forward to reading Swimming Upstream.


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