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Mary Cunningham's Biography

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Villa Rica, GA
Oct 2009

Mary Cunningham is the author of the award-winning 'Tween fantasy/mystery series, Cynthia’s Attic. Book four, "The Magician's Castle," is due for release March 1, 2011. Her children's mystery series was inspired by a recurring dream about a mysterious attic. After realizing that the dream took place in the home of her childhood friend, Cynthia, the dreams stopped and the writing began.


She is also co-writer of the humor-filled lifestyle book titled, "Women Only Over Fifty (WOOF)," along with a published short stories, "Ghost Light", based on the author's Indiana basketball roots, and "Christmas With Daisy", a Cynthia's Attic Christmas story. 

Cunningham is a member of The Georgia Reading Association,  the Carrollton Creative Writers Club, and the Pulpwood Queens Book Club.

 When she gives her fingers a day away from the keyboard, she enjoys golf, swimming and exploring the mountains of West Georgia where she makes her home with her husband. Together they've raised three creative children and enjoy spending time with their granddaughter.


My dad was one of my biggest writing influences and the writing of H.G. Wells influenced my love of time travel - Tolkien, my love of fantasy

Upcoming Works

Book Four: Cynthia's Attic: The Magician's Castle will be released DEC 1 along with short story, Cynthia's Attic: Christmas Daisy!

Recommended Links


Quake (Echelon Press Imprint)

Interests & Hobbies

Golf, swimming, reading, watching sports (I.U. Basketball - Go Hoosiers!, NFL football, NASCAR, golf)