My husband approves of the other men in my life
And David understood. In fact, he was pleased. That’s the happy lot of a novelist, because these other men are entirely fictitious. (It’s rather like having imaginary friends in childhood.) My main “man” for The Osgoode Trilogy (comprised of Conduct in Question, Final Paradox and A Trial of One), was fictional Toronto lawyer Harry Jenkins. […]
What Inspires a Writer?
People often ask me what inspires me to write. In this video, I talk about where the idea for The Drawing Lesson sprung from. I’d love to hear your reaction. If you’re a writer, what inspires you to write? If you’re a reader, what do you look for in a novel?
Blogger News Network gives The Drawing Lesson positive review
“… Mary Martin brings The Drawing Lesson to life. I think the term ‘Psychological Thriller’ comes to mind.” That’s my favorite part of Simon Barrett’s review of my new book. He has reviewed other books I have written, so I was eager to see how he liked my change of direction with this new trilogy. […]
The Drawing Lesson: A Review by Robert Adams
I am delighted to share, with permission, a review of The Drawing Lesson written by Robert Adams, as he has quite a following and is a lecturer on English literature. In the text below the review, you will see other novelists that he has reviewed. “A most satisfying read. Two fascinating and intertwined stories—one of […]
The Drawing Lesson
Magical light creates stunning visions in Alexander Wainwright’s landscape paintings. His most recent painting, The Hay Wagon, is a marvelous, moonlit scene, with an old-fashioned hay wagon dominating the foreground, with a beautiful, unearthly glow. Yet, at the pinnacle of his career, he is about to lose his muse. Not everyone appreciates his work. Rinaldo, […]