Schindler’s List: A Look Back At This Incredible True Life Story of Oskar Schindler

Schindler's List was one of the most profound and moving movies about the Holocaust I have ever seen. The Guardian looks at Steven Spielberg's efforts in 1993 to create this incredible film about a...

Video: Unsung Female Heroes of World War 2

These women kicked some serious Nazi butt during World War 2; some come off victorious and others lost their lives but they all were incredibly brave.

New Interview and Giveaway Chatting With Sherri Radio Show!

I had a total blast chatting to Sherri on her radio show "Chatting With Sherri" - have a listen and there's a giveaway at the end regarding Mabel of the Anzacs!...

Upcoming Interview: Chatting With Sherri

I simply love talking to Sherri from Chatting with Sherri blogtalk radio show! Listen here - 29 November 2018 at 7 PT Chatting With Sherri welcomes back with author and playwright Mary D Brooks!...

Modern Medicine and the Great War Smithsonian Exhibit Till Feb 2019!

The Smithsonian has a super exhibit running from April 6, 2017 to February 3, 2019 about Modern Medicine and the Great War This display explores the ways medicine was applied on the battlefield as...

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‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz’ Book To Be Developed Into TV Drama Series

The following is from Deadline:  The company, which is producing forthcoming Jenna Coleman-fronted BBC drama The Cry, won the hotly contest auction for the book, which was published by imprints Echo and Zaffre – part of Bonnier Books UK – in January 2018. The series is already in development and...

Ladies in Black – A New Movie Looking at 1950’s Australia

I was listening to a radio interview on Sydney radio today with Noni Hazelhurst (I LOVE Noni) and she’s talking about her new movie “Ladies in Black” which is set in a department store in 1950’s Australia. Sounds like a fabulous movie and something I touch on my fiction...

New Art: A Special Someone To Grow Old With…

A few days ago I saw this amazing photo of an older couple – a man and his girl on a bike with the words: “Growing old isn’t so bad when you have someone to grow old with that can hang on tight during hardest storms of life.” The words moved me and I mentioned to my book...

Nor The Battle to The Strong Finalist In 2018 Readers Favorite Awards!

For immediate release: Readers’ Favorite recognizes “Nor The Battle To The Strong” by Mary D. Brooks in its annual international book award contest, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0994476582. The Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest...

How Crete Changed The Course of WW2

Ref: Mabel of the Anzacs and the WW2 Cretan Resistance The Cretan Resistance caused significant damage to German morale and is likely one of the reasons why Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union was unsuccessful….

Video: Happy Mabel of the Anzacs Day For Me…

Two things happened today that would be quite special. My box of my new novel “Mabel of the Anzacs” arrived! Lots of love went into this novel from everyone: writer (me), editor, beta readers, proofreaders. It takes a village to create a novel. Watch this video. The photographer Derek...

A Widgie Knight New Cover!

A Widgie Knight has a new cover!   A famous and powerful man abuses his power but it will take a determined woman to defend the woman she loves and teach the sexual predator a lesson he will never forget. The Intertwined Souls In between Series are standalone novels of the award-winning...

New Mabel of the Anzacs Art: Mabel Andrews by DawnL

Check out the awesome artwork created by my illustrator Dawn. It’s from my new novel “Mabel of the Anzacs” Check out more about the novel and all sorts of goodies related to it by going to the subsite for Mabel of the...

MaryD’s Book Club on Facebook!

The book club will showcase my fiction, the history behind the novels, cool research bits and my book recommendations of books on similar themes and authors. In addition to all of that there will be cool giveaways and all sorts of other goodies. I love writing historical lesbian fiction interwoven...

Mabel of the Anzacs: A Taste of Greece with Galaktoboureko!

Okay funny story time. Galaktoboureko is a name of an exquisite Greek dessert made with layers of golden brown crispy phyllo, sprinkled with melted butter, filled with the most creamy custard and bathed in scented syrup. This is one of Eva’s favourite dishes – she can’t make it...

Mabel of the Anzacs New Book Trailer and Pre-Order Book Links!

I have a new book trailer for my upcoming novel “Mabel of the Anzacs”! Two women – one a fiery teenager, the other a cantankerous octogenarian – find their mutual antipathy blossoms into an unlikely friendship in this heart-felt multigenerational story about finding a...

July Book Special: In The Blood of the Greeks for 99c!

 My first novel “In The Blood of the Greeks” is available for the special price of 99c for the next few days! What a bargain that is. Get your copy from Amazon! Forbidden love, heart racing suspense, an epic tale set in war-ravaged Greece. Two women — one a German officer’s...

Book Trailer: Enemy at the Gate

We have a new book trailer and this time it’s for the upcoming novella “Enemy at the Gate” which will be part of a multi-author anthology focused on World War 2 Resistance called “The Darkest Hour”. Book Trailer: Enemy At The Gate by Mary D. Brooks from AUSXIP Media...

Upcoming World War 2 Anthology “The Darkest Hour”

Enemy at the Gate by Mary as part of the collection

The Darkest Hour: Discover Our Stories
Posted on: 20th November 2018

The Darkest Hour: Discover Our Stories

WW2. When the world falls to terror and tyranny reigns… …how far would you go to resist? Would you risk your own life or the lives of the ones you love? From a young Jewish woman in love fighting her way out of the Warsaw ghetto, to a Czech assassin rising above his fears for […]


The Darkest Hour Anthology – Meet The Authors
Posted on: 29th August 2018

The Darkest Hour Anthology – Meet The Authors

The Darkest Hour: Tales of WW2 Resistance. I’m writing a novella that will form part of this anthology with 9 other best selling historical fiction authors. Created a video to introduce you to the other authors. Check it out! You can pre-order the book from iBooks now https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1408712494 and on Amazon from October 29. It’s going to […]


Book Trailer: Mabel of the ANZACS
Posted on: 15th August 2018

Book Trailer: Mabel of the ANZACS

Zoe Lambros meets Mabel Andrews, a mercurial, cantankerous World War I Australian nurse. Zoe’s introduction to the fiery octogenarian is an explosive mix of sound and fury. Neither woman wants to give ground and they are determined to be proven right. For Zoe, actions speak louder than words and Mabel finds a kindred spirit that […]


Interview: MaryD on The Lesbian Talk Show Blog
Posted on: 15th August 2018

Interview: MaryD on The Lesbian Talk Show Blog

Being An Author, Ally & Starting AUSXIP with Mary D Brooks The Lesbian Review Podcast In this episode of The Lesbian Review Podcast Sheena is joined today by Mary D Brooks author, ally and founder of AusXip. Find out Why Mary D Brooks thinks that fanfic is a great place for writers to start How […]


Book Trailer: Enemy At The Gate
Posted on: 10th August 2018

Book Trailer: Enemy At The Gate

We have a new book trailer and this time it’s for the upcoming novella “Enemy at the Gate” which will be part of a multi-author anthology focused on World War 2 Resistance called “The Darkest Hour”.


Addicted To You: Eva and Zoe
Posted on: 2nd May 2018

Addicted To You: Eva and Zoe

Intertwined Souls Series by MaryD Song by Avicii: Addicted To You Illustrations by Lucia Nobrega Created by: Mary D. Brooks


2018 ANZAC Day
Posted on: 2nd May 2018

2018 ANZAC Day

My tribute to those heroic men and women who sacrificed and served for their country.


Mabel of the ANZACS Book Trailer
Posted on: 2nd May 2018

Mabel of the ANZACS Book Trailer

Zoe Lambros meets Mabel Andrews, a mercurial, cantankerous World War I Australian nurse. Zoe’s introduction to the fiery octogenarian is an explosive mix of sound and fury. Neither woman wants to give ground and they are determined to be proven right. For Zoe, actions speak louder than words and Mabel finds a kindred spirit that […]


Book Trailer: Crossroads
Posted on: 2nd May 2018

Book Trailer: Crossroads

Crossroads New series with Stella & Tessa It’s the summer of 1917 in Athens, Greece, and while the city swelters, the patients of St Gregori’s Home for the Infirm have never seen anyone like Doctor Stella Nikas–a joyous personality that defies the abject sorrow of her surroundings and brings an explosion of color and light […]


Zoe’s Promise Radio Play March 2018
Posted on: 30th March 2018

Zoe’s Promise Radio Play March 2018

Sand, Sun, Love and Madcap Zoe On A Mission To Fulfill A Promise Made In The Egyptian Desert It’s 1948 in Sydney, Australia Zoe is planning a surprise for Eva. She enlists the help of Elena and together they make one of Zoe’s zaniest ideas come to life. Zoe’s promise to Eva made in the […]


Zoe’s Promise Cast Interview March 25, 2018
Posted on: 25th March 2018

Zoe’s Promise Cast Interview March 25, 2018

The cast of my new radio play “Zoe’s Promise” were on Chatting With Sherri radio show and it was so much fun to listen to them talk about the play and their perceptions on Eva and Zoe!


02 March 2018 Interview on Chatting With Sherri Radio Show
Posted on: 2nd March 2018

02 March 2018 Interview on Chatting With Sherri Radio Show

Once again back by popular demand we welcome author,playwright; Mary D Brooks to Chatting With Sherri! We are going to chat about her newest play for Sherri’s Playhouse; ZOE’S PROMISE; A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF EVA AND ZOE. It’s a continuation of the very successful play; A Widgie Knight! We will also chat with her about Mabel […]


12 September 2017 Interview on Chatting With Sherri Radio Show
Posted on: 12th September 2017

12 September 2017 Interview on Chatting With Sherri Radio Show

Sherri and I had a fantastic chat on her radio show “Chatting With Sherri” – and the occasional sneeze (we pre-recorded the interview due to the time difference from Sydney and LA) Sherri has exclusive look at the new book series covers! Check them out below. PLUS we get to talk about the new play […]


09 March 2017 Interview Chatting With Sherri Radio Show
Posted on: 9th March 2017

09 March 2017 Interview Chatting With Sherri Radio Show

Ooh visiting with one of my favourite ladies, Sherri Rabinowitz when I head back to her show , Chatting With Sherri, to talk about Nor The Battle To The Strong and the upcoming radio play “A Harem Christmas (the working title…god knows what it will eventually be called)


 

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I’m deeply honoured and thrilled to have two of my books – the novel and the companion book be featured in the Jewish Museum of Greece.

In 2016 The Jewish Museum of Greece added In “The Blood of the Greeks” and the companion book “In the Blood of the Greeks The Illustrated Companion” to their collection on Greek Holocaust during World War II.

If you are in the area, why not pop over to Nikis 39, Athina 105 57, Greece and see their collection of priceless documents, images and video about the Greek Jewish Resistance and the way the Greek Jews fought back against the Germans and how their compatriots protected them.

Pick up a copy of In the Blood of the Greeks and the Companion Book – historical fiction and the companion book features actual wartime photography, illustrations, real life accounts of Greek resistance and heroism.

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