Mary Stanley is a journalist and author, born in England, raised in Ireland, and she has lived and worked in Germany, England, Malta, Italy and Ireland. She is now based in Dublin.
Her novels, published with Headline, are Retreat, Missing, Revenge, Searching for Home and The Lost Garden, and published by New Island Books are The Umbrella Tree and The Hijacking of Cassie Peters. Her novellas An Angel at my Back and Bruno Peanut and Me are published in the Open Door Series. Her short stories appear in a number of anthologies. Her work is described as literary fiction with a dark edge.
She is interested in all areas of writing and has done numerous Reader’s Reports covering general and historical fiction for various publishers, as well as editing and copy-editing.