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The Determined Heart
The Tale of Mary Shelley and Her Frankenstein

by Antoinette May

The Determined Heart reveals the life of Mary Shelley in a story of love and obsession, betrayal and redemption.

The daughter of political philosopher William Godwin and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley had an unconventional childhood populated with the most talented and eccentric personalities of the time.
After losing her mother at an early age, she finds herself in constant conflict with a resentful stepmother and a jealous stepsister.

When she meets the Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, she falls deeply in love, and they elope with disastrous consequences. Soon she finds herself destitute and embroiled in a torturous love triangle as Percy takes Mary’s stepsister as a lover.
Over the next several years, Mary struggles to write while she and Percy face ostracism, constant debt, and the heartbreaking deaths of three children.

Ultimately, she achieves great acclaim for Frankenstein, but at what cost?

Latest novel The Determined Heart
Lake Union Publishing

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March 2009
The Sacred Well
by Antoinette May

A young reporter in 1923, Alma Reed accompanies archaeologists to the ruins of Chichen Itza, where a fortune in Mayan artifacts has been stolen from a sacrificial well. It's believed a curse was unleashed by the theft—yet the career-making story it offers the ambitious journalist seems a godsend.

It also leads her to a passionate love affair. But when fate darkens their lives and damns them as doomed political pawns, Alma can't help but wonder if the curse is not, in fact, very real.

Latest novel The Sacred Well
Harper Collins

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Pilate's Wife:
by Antoinette May

Excerpt from the prologue:
¨First, let it be said that I did not attend his crucifixion. If you're seeking an insight into that tragic affair, you won't hear it from me¨.

¨Much has been made in recent years of my attempt to stop it, my plea to Pilate telling him of my dream....¨

Pilate's Wife the novel
Harper Collins

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Witness to War:
A Biography of Marguerite Higgins
Witness to War, biography
Passionate Pilgrim: Extraordinary Life of Alma Reed
Passionate Pilgram, biography
Helen Hunt Jackson:
A Lonely Voice of Conscience
Helen Hunt Jackson, biography
Adventures of a Psychic
Adventures of a Psychic, biography
42 weeks on NY Times List
The Yucatan
Travel Guide to the Land of Maya Mysteries
Sacred Sites at Belize, Tikal & Copan
The Yucatan, travel guide
Mexico for Lovers:
Romantic Inns of Mexico
Mexico for Lovers, travel guide
Haunted Houses of California :
A Ghostly Guide to Haunted Houses and Wandering Spirits
Haunted Houses of California, guide book
Voices ofSan Francisco: Speaking Out from the City by the Bay
Voices of San Francisco
Voices of Seattle: Speaking Out from the Emerald City
Voices of Seattle

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