Marian Exall

award-winning writer
of mysteries and historical fiction

Marian Exall is an award-winning author of mysteries and historical fiction. She grew up in England, and lived in France and Belgium before moving to the United States where she raised a family and pursued a career as a lawyer. She now lives in the Pacific Northwest.

The reviews are in! Readers give Daughters of Riga five stars!

“A well-written novel telling an important story about ordinary people who stepped forward to save the lives of those running from persecution during WWII.”

“A deeply moving exploration of the refugee experience.”

“A book about love and family, and how true generosity of spirit allows for amazing possibilities.”

“An excellent read. The facts were brilliantly interwoven with the fiction.”

Watch a recent interview with Marian Exall here. 

Publications

The Sarah McKinney Mystery Series

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Untold Stories

Untold Stories

“My father never spoke about the war.” As I researched the World War II background for Daughters of Riga, I heard this statement several times: from the daughter of one of the U.S. soldiers who liberated the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp; from an English friend...

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Meet Me At The Winthrop Library

Meet Me At The Winthrop Library

"The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” Albert Einstein. When I first arrived in the US (Atlanta) and introduced myself to strangers, I often received the response, “Marian the Librarian?” Unfamiliar with The Music Man show in...

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A Long And Winding Road

A Long And Winding Road

February 28: Publication Day! When, last summer, the Wild Rose Press told me Daughters of Riga would be released on February 28, 2024, the date seemed impossibly distant. Until I remembered how long it had been since this writing journey began: I completed the first...

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Get in Touch

To schedule Marian to speak to your group or book club, in person or via Zoom, please send a request to:  info@marianexall.com.

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