Mary Marks was born and raised in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, where she received her B.A. UCLA has a B.A. in Anthropology and an M.A. in Anthropology. American Jewish University in Los Angeles awarded him a master's degree in public administration. She enrolled in UCLA Extension Writing Program in 2004. In 2011, her debut novel, Forget Me Knot, was a finalist in a national literary contest.
She is currently a reviewer for The New York Journal of Books, where she focuses on cozy mysteries. Visit MaryMarksMysteries.com and Facebook.com/mmarks2013 for more information.