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About Martha

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Martha Engber is the author of the historical novel, THE FALCON, THE WOLF AND THE HUMMINGBIRD, published by Histria Books. Her memoir BLISS ROAD, has a 5-star Goodreads and Amazon rating and was awarded a 5-star Readers' Favorite. Her YA novel, WINTER LIGHT, was awarded the 2021 IPPY Gold Medal Winner in Young Adult Fiction. Her other books include THE WIND THIEF, a literary novel, and GROWING GREAT CHARACTERS FROM THE GROUND UP.

 

A speaker and workshop facilitator, she's had a play produced in Hollywood and fiction, poetry and essays published in Watchword, the Berkeley Fiction Review, Iconoclast and other literary magazines. She received her Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri — Columbia before working as a freelance reporter for the Chicago Tribune, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and other national publications.

 

She lives in California with her husband, where she bikes, hikes and surfs when not writing, trying new recipes and reading. She appreciates a wide variety of books and has a penchant for poetry; memoirs of all styles; literary and historical novels; and enlightening nonfiction, especially regarding neuroscience.

Martha Engber

Martha Engber

Martha Engber
BLISS ROAD: Reaching Out to Others

BLISS ROAD: Reaching Out to Others

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HISTORICAL FICTION: Two would-be sisters on opposing sides...

HISTORICAL FICTION: Two would-be sisters on opposing sides...

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GROWING GREAT CHARACTERS: The Defining Detail

GROWING GREAT CHARACTERS: The Defining Detail

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On the Verge of War in Precolonial New England

On the Verge of War in Precolonial New England

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Spring is the Season for Reading "The Falcon"!

Spring is the Season for Reading "The Falcon"!

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Spring is the Time to Read "The Falcon"!

Spring is the Time to Read "The Falcon"!

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Spring: Time for GROWING GREAT CHARACTERS!

Spring: Time for GROWING GREAT CHARACTERS!

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Author Paulette Boudreaux gives WINTER LIGHT 5 stars

Author Paulette Boudreaux gives WINTER LIGHT 5 stars

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