Mary Coley If you love to read books with a little or a lot of mystery in them, you've come to the right place.
NEWS: Crystalline Crypt is now available! Catch this new mystery/adventure as Mandy Lyons searches for her best friend, Jenna Wade. Jenna's past has always been a secret. Now, a painting in a Tulsa gallery window has spooked her, and she's on the run.
After seeing the terrifying painting, Mandy can sympathize with Jenna's terror. But where has she gone? And why has her husband Sean packed up their home and disappeared himself?
A series of dangerous encounters convinces Mandy that Jenna's past might just kill her.

Chrysalis: A Race to Death (Book 4 in the Family Secret Series) was named a suspense finalist in the 2019 Silver Falchion Awards, presented by Killer Nashville, an international conference for mystery writers.  I am honored to be a member of the select group of finalists for this prestigious award, although I didn't win!  

Blood on the Cimarron: No Motive for Murder  won the Hillerman Award at the New Mexico/Arizona book awards, presented in November 2018! Yippee!

PLUS: Chrysalis: A Race to Death (Book 4) in the Family Secret Series is now available. The book can also be ordered through Amazon and other online sellers in print and as an ebook. This book won first place in the Oklahoma Writers Federation Inc. 2018 contest for Mystery/Suspense book.

Remember, autographed copies are always available through this website.
Meanwhile, you can see snippets about the book, and read the first chapter and more, on my blog at www.

YOUTUBE BOOK TRAILERS ARE UP! Book trailers for the first 3 books in the Family Secret Series are on YouTube! Check them out by searching for Mary Coley Author, or by book title, Cobwebs, Ant Dens and Beehives. IN addition, book trailers for Blood on the Cimarron and Chrysalis are in production! Check 'Mary Coley videos' to see the list.

Searching for a good mystery to read? Order Blood on the Cimarron, available through online book sellers and select independent book stores in Oklahoma. Check out the cover on the front page of this website!

My first audio book, Cobwebs - is now available from Audible, an Amazon company. Check it out for a whole body listening experience!

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21st Century Club Luncheon Speaker  April 3, 2020. 11:30 a.m. Ponca City, OK Country Club