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Mary Rosenblum

USA flag (1952 - 2018)

aka Mary Freeman

Mary Rosenblum was a science fiction and mystery author. She grew up in Allison Park, "a dead little coal mining town outside Pittsburgh PA," and attended Reed College in Oregon, earning a biology degree. She attended the Clarion West workshop in 1988.

Her first story came out in 1990 and her first novel in 1993. In 1994 she won the Compton Crook Award for Best First Novel for the novel The Drylands. Her career began, and has largely returned to, science fiction. However from 1999 to 2002 she wrote the "Gardening Mysteries" novel series under the name "Mary Freeman."

Genres: Mystery, Science Fiction
Rachel O'Connor Gardening Mystery (as by Mary Freeman)
1. Devil's Trumpet (1999)
2. Deadly Nightshade (1999)
     aka Deadly Harvest
3. Bleeding Heart (2000)
4. Garden View (2002)
Anthologies containing stories by Mary Rosenblum
Short stories
Synthesis (1992)
California Dreamer (1994)
Bloodstone (1995)
Casting at Pegasus (1995)
Elegy (1995)
The Gardener (1995)
Gas Fish (1996)Hugo (nominee)
The Eye of God (1998)
The Rainmaker (1998)

Hugo Best Novella nominee (1997) : Gas Fish

Mary Rosenblum recommends
The Bohr Maker (1995)
(Nanotech Succession, book 1)
Linda Nagata
"Nagata sweeps us into a compelling high-tech future in which nanotechnology has transformed life and society into strange new forms. The Bohr Maker is an exciting debut by a strong new writer."

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