New Book by Mary Maurice

The Suicide Letters of Jack Monroe by Mary Maurice is a psychological journey travelled through the letters of Jack and a woman named Susan Jordan. From his first letter to Susan, the reader is drawn into a web of intrigue and mystery. Who is Jack and why is he writing so prolifically to Susan?  Why does she take so long to answer him? 

Author, Mary Maurice's poetic prose of her descriptions of the Southwest cast a gentle light on the weighty subject of suicide. The letters read as if someone is speaking to you, personally, pulling the reader into the drama. 

If you enjoy psychological mysteries, this book will certainly get your Jungian sensibilities peeked.

I enjoy mysteries, which is why I signed up to host this book for its maiden blog tour.  A warning, though: as I read through the chapters, I quickly realized that this was also a psychological drama that might cause issues for those with PTSD. There are portrayals of the suicide of a parent as witnessed by a young child, as well as the death by drowning of a young child.

All in all, I found the book to be interesting, thought-provoking and imaginative.

Mary Maurice has been a prolific writer since she penned her first poem as a student in freshman year of high school. Her passion for writing has never waned; she continues to hone her craft. Ms. Maurice has completed several novels of fiction and poetry. A resident of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Ms. Maurice can often be found reading her work in cities around the US.

More about Mary Maurice can be found on her website:


Mary Maurice said…
Dear Rev. Linda, Thank you for the heartfelt review. I appreciate your words, and hope others will find this novel as interesting as you did. Once again, thanks!

You are most welcome! Best wishes on your continued success.

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