Mary Carter is a novelist and workshop leader at The Chicago Writerâ€™s Loft.
Her works include: Home With My Sisters, London From My Windows, Meet Me in Barcelona, Three Months in Florence, The Things I Do For You, The Pub Across the Pond, My Sisterâ€™s Voice, Sunnyside Blues, Accidentally Engaged and Sheâ€™ll Take It. In addition to her novels she has written six novellas: Return to Hampton Beach/(SUMMER DAYS), A Southern Christmas (OUR FIRST CHRISTMAS) A Kiss Before Midnight (YOUâ€™RE STILL THE ONE) A Very Maui Christmas in the New York Times bestselling anthology HOLIDAY MAGIC, and The Honeymoon House in the New York Times bestselling anthology ALMOST HOME. Her works are translated into over 7 languages.
Under the pen name Carlene O'Connor, she also writes The Irish Village Mystery Series, currently featuring Murder in an Irish Village and Murder at an Irish Wedding.