Contributor biographical information for A distant magic / Mary Jo Putney.

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d104>A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly bestselling author, Mary Jo Putney is a graduate of Syracuse University with degrees in eighteenth-century literature and industrial design. The author of more than two dozen novels, Putney has been a nine-time finalist in the Romance Writers of America RITA contests, and has won two RITAs, four consecutive Golden Leaf Awards for Best Historical Romance, and the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for Historical Romance. Her books have been listed four times by Library Journal as among the top five romances of the year. Putney lives near Baltimore, with her nearest and dearest, both two- and four-footed. Visit the author’s websites at and

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Malta -- History -- 1530-1798 -- Fiction.
Pirates -- Fiction.
Abolitionists -- Fiction.
Freedmen -- Fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.
Time travel -- Fiction.