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. 


The Sarah McKinney Mystery Series

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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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A Life of Crime

A Life of Crime

I am addicted to British TV crime series, with an occasional seasoning of Scandinavian noir or French série policière. But my latest binge was American: The Killing (four seasons streaming now on Prime Video.) Oops, now I read the small print, The Killing is based on...

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