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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Maria Lynn Sigle  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Mystery

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1979 in Springfield, Illinois

-- Maria Lynn Sigle on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Sigle was born and raised in Springfield Illinois. She attended Sacred Heart Griffin High School and earned my Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Illinois Springfield.

Biographical and Professional Information

Maria Sigle worked for a local FOX television affiliate-WRSP/WCCU as a reporter and talk show host while she was in college. During that time, she also worked as a model and spokesperson for various companies throughout the U.S. and Canada. It was this amazingly fun time in her life that inspired her series; ''Marley Parker''.

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Titles At Your Library

Marley Parker (Volume 1)
ISBN: 1500650986

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 2014

Welcome to Marley's world where nothing is quite as it seems. Marley Parker is a Sophomore at an elite private college, where she's studying to become an investigative Journalist. After discovering the Dean of Students was murdered she finds herself at the heart of a mystery and in the process, unearths another enigma nearly twenty years old. With the help of her father, the local Sheriff and other irresistible characters she meets along the way, she's closer to solving the case. With each new discovery, Marley gets herself deeper and deeper into danger. All the while, falling in love with the prime suspect in her murder investigation. What she learns is so astounding, it rocks her to her very core. It's so horrific that she will never again be the same girl and there is no turning back. Marley's story proves that you never know how far you will go to save yourself.

Marley Parker A Rumor of Ghosts: A Rumor of Ghosts (Volume 2)
ISBN: 0692406867

Mysterygirl Publishing. 2015

After solving the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of a prominent local man as well as her mothers disappearance, Marley's world has been turned upside down. In the second installment of the series, Marley wastes no time diving head first into a new case. This time, its a terrifying roller coaster ride of scares, where her instincts and morals will be tested time and again. It's Halloween in Greenbriar and a mad man is on the loose, terrorizing young women on campus. When Marley's friend falls victim to his prey, she finds herself in her most dangerous assignment yet. Especially, when she discovers her handsome neighbor is her most likely suspect. Meanwhile, she is hired to investigate rumored hauntings at a historical hotel. Without a clue where to begin, Marley reaches out for help from an old high school classmate, who specializes in paranormal activity. All the while, a love interest resurfaces causing Marley to shed her inhibitions and open her eyes to new possibilities. Heart pounding twists and turns pave the way for an ending that you'll never see coming.

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