NE Fla Published Writers L to Q

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Below is a listing of all the Northeast Florida published authors we can find or have been told about with the last names beginning with the letters L through Q. If you are a published northeast Florida author and your name isn’t listed please use our CONTACT US form and let us know we would be happy to add you.

Betsy S and K. Ross Lee (Children and Historical Fiction Writers)
They currently reside in Elkton, Florida.
Husband and wife team of writers. She wrote a very popular children’s book series involving her greyhound including “Off the Track”. All their books are available on their website, Barnes and Noble, with a few on Amazon.

Off to Hollywood – Feb 2007
Seven Red Knots: A St Augustine Time Travel Mystery 2013
Andrew Ranson: St Augustine’s Pirate – June 2014
The Relic: Jerusalm to St Augustine Fl. – won First Place for Unpublished, book-length Novella. – May 2018

Jolene MacFadden (Non-Fiction Writer)
Born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida currently living in Lake City, Florida.

Insider’s Guide to Campground Hosting in Florida Parks: Free Campsites for Volunteers – Oct 2014

Harry Mann – (Historical Fiction)
He lives in St. Augustine, Florida

Molly (Carroll Family Saga Book 1) – May 2013
Brothers (Carroll Family Saga Book 2) – Aug 2013
Generations (Carroll Family Saga Book 3) – Sept 2015

Debi Matlack (Fiction/Paranorma)
Fleming Island, Florida
Website/Blog: (last updated 2 years ago)
Website/Blog: (last updated Oct 2015)

Blackwater Creek Series
Old Dogs – Book 1 – Oct 2012

The Lucky Cat Shop Series
The Lucky Cat Shop Book 1- Feb 2016
Little Big Cat – Book 2 – Sept 2017

Christine Mazurk (General Fiction/Romance)
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Personal Facebook:

Mystical Connections – July 2013
Passion’s Race (Passion’s Series Book 1)– Oct 2014
Passion’s Spirit (Passion’s Series Book 2) – Oct 2015
Sisters of Spirit (An SOS Anthology Book 1) – (Contributor) – Re-Released April 2018 (Originally published Jan 2013)

Wray McCalester (Poetry)
Currently lives in Lake City, Florida
Blog: (Hasn’t updated since 2015)
Facebook Closed Group Page:

Published Work:
The Blackbird’s Boast

Author states it took him 50 years to write 1 book not sure if he will do another. You can buy the book only directly from the author on his website.

Kevin M. McCarthy (Non-Fiction)
Gainesville, Florida
Website: last updated Sept 2017

Author, Editor or Co-Author of the following:

Grammar and Usage: A Rapid Review by McCarthy Kevin (1980-02-01) Paperback – 1980
Saudi Arabia: A Desert Kingdom – 1986
The History of Gilchrist County [Florida]: The Little County in the Middle of Nowhere, that is Close to Everything – 1986 [out-of-print-can find copy at the Gilchrist Co Historical Society and perhaps the local library]
Florida Stories – 1989
More Florida Stories – 1989
Florida Lighthouses – 1990
Nine Florida Stories by Marjory Stoneman Douglas – 1990
The Book Lover’s Guide to Florida – 1992
Thirty Florida Shipwrecks – 1992
African Americans in Florida – 1993
The Gators and the Seminoles: Honor, Guts and Glory – 1993
Twenty Florida Pirates – 1994
Black Florida – 1995
Baseball in Florida – 1996
Guide to the University of Florida and Gainesville – 1997
Lighthouses of Ireland – 1997
A River in Flood and Other Florida Stories – 1998
Alligator Tales – 1998
Georgia’s Lighthouses and Historic Coastal Sites – 1998
Native Americans in Florida – 1999
Christmas in Florida – 2000
Fightin’ Gators: A History of the University of Florida Football – 2000
Ocala – 2001
BABE RUTH IN FLORIDA, Second Edition – 2002
Florida Outhouses – 2002
Aviation in Florida – 2003
Honoring the Past, Shaping the Future. The University of Florida, 1853-2003 – 2003
Apalachicola Bay – 2004
Over Southeast Florida -2005
St. Johns River Guidebook – 2005
Cedar Key, Florida: An Illustrated History – 2006
African American Sites in Florida – 2007
Cedar Key, Florida: A History– 2007
Florida Outhouses: An Ode to the Shack in the Back – 2007
Historic Photos of University of Florida Football – 2009
Micanopy , Florida : A Illustrated History – 2009
Suwannee River Guidebook – 2009
Hillsborough River Guidebook (Rivers of Florida) – 2011
Remembering University of Florida Football – 2011
Caloosahatchee River Guidebook – 2012
Antioch on the Orontes: An Illustrated History – 2013
Castles of Turkey – 2013
Hamaca Happenings at Cross Creek – 2013
North Florida Waterways – 2013
South Florida Waterways – 2013
The Historic Haile Homestead at Kanapaha Plantation: An Illustrated History – 2014
The Autobiography of Kevin M. McCarthy – 2015
St. Luke the Evangelist: An Illustrated Biography – 2015
Drayton Island: An Illustrated History – 2016
Gators and Seminoles: A Football Rivalry for the Ages (Images of Sports) – 2016
The Galata Bridge in Istanbul: An Illustrated History – 2016
Melrose, Florida: An Illustrated History – 2017

African Americans at the University of Florida – 1993 – unavailable
Benjamin Otis Franklin Jr: His Life Story – unavailable
Carl Joseph: Some Called Me “Superstar” – unavailable
Greek Americans of Florida – unavailable
Judge Stephan P. Mickle: His Life and Legacy – unavailable
Lake City, Florida: A Sesquicentennial Tribute – 2009 – unavailable
The AVT Learning System in Writing Grammar & Paragraphs – unavailable
The Gainesville Florida Police Department: An Illustrated History – unavailable
The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society: The First 25 Years – unavailable
Twentieth-Century Florida Authors – 1996 – unavailable
Turkey 2 Volunteers the Peace Corps: 1963-2008 – unavailable
Women at the University of Florida – unavailable
Lincoln High School Gainesville Florida Its History and Legacy – 2012 – unavailable

He has numerous published articles in a wide variety of magazines and periodicals throughout his long career.

Col. Will G. Merrill, Jr. (Non-Fiction)
jacksonville, Florida
His website is no longer valid

9/11 Ordinary People: Extraordinary Heroes: NYC – The First Battle in the War Against Terror! – Jul 2011

Ordinary People: Extraordinary Heroes – Afghanistan and Iraq: The Face of War – March 2017

Tia Mosby (Children’s Book)
Currently living in the Gainesville, Florida area
Facebook Page:
Book Facebook Page:

Published Works:
Extraordinary Annie (author states it is best to buy book on Barnes and Noble or contact her directly)
School Worksheets available on her website

Nancy H. Murray (Fiction/Non-Fiction/Children’s Fiction)
Jacksonville, Florida
Personal Facebook: (hasn’t posted to it since 2013 except to add picture 2017)

The Madonnas of St. Augustine a Remarkable History – 2013
The Night the Elephants Cried – a story of the Tsunami – 2008
Gullah, The Nawleans Cat Meets Katrina – Oct 2011
Mary of the Candles – A La Leche Sketchbook – not sure of publication date – (Buy on her website only)

Eric Musgrove (Historical Fiction)
Lives in Live Oak, Florida
No longer has a website and only has personal Facebook page not updated since 2015

Suwannee County (Images of America) Nov 2011
Lost Suwannee County July 2017

Max Myllan (Mystery/Suspense)
Palm Coast, Florida
Website is no longer valid
Facebook: (nothing has been posted since creation)
Twitter: (no posts since June 2014)

Blue Collar Assassins Series
The Carpenter – March 2014
The Electrician – Sept 2014

Cheryl Norman-(A.K.A. Cheryl Clark) – (Christian Romance/Suspense/Cookbooks)
Currently Lives in Lake City, Florida
Facebook Page:

Full Moon Series
Last Resort (The Full Moon Series Book 1) – 2002
Full Moon Honeymoon (The Full Moon Series) (Volume 2)– 2001
Full Moon Lullaby (Book 3) – 2003

Mustang Sally Series
Restore My Heart – 2007
Reclaim My Life – 2009
Rebuild My World – 2011

Drake Springs Series
Return to Drake Springs (Book 1) – June 2016
Foster Care (Book 2) – June 2016
A Dose of Romance (Book 3) – Nov 2015
Tender Loving Care: Drake Springs (Book 4) – Dec 2015
Drake Springs Memories (Book 5) – Nov 2015

Other Romance Novels
Running Scared – 2008
Romance on Route 66 : Four Paranormal Novellas– 2009
Twilight Time – Novella – Aug 2012
Bad Moon Rising – Novella – Sept 2012
Running Out Of Time – Nov 2013
The Wedding Day Collection-Contributor – 2013
The Christmas Prayer – Novella Nov 2013
The Heart of Christmas – Christian Romance Anthology – 2013
Twist of Time: A Paranormal Time Travel Anthology – 2014
Hometown Blessings – Novella – 2014
Christmas Blessings – Contributor 2014
The Rancher’s Special Delivery -Novella – 2015

Hasty Tasty RV Meals – 2006
Recipes for Recovery – 2011
Chef Cheri’s Hasty Tasty Meals – Jan 2014

Maria T. Ossler (Indie Romance)
Palm Coast, Florida

The Cupid Series
Cupid’s Spell – Book 1 – Feb 2017
Cupid’s Love – Book 2 – July 2017

Dragons Fury MC Series
Saving His Princess – Sept 2017
Protecting His Princess – Jan 2018

Martha B. Owens (Fiction)
Jacksonville, Florida

Charlie’s Last Wish – Aug 2015
Picking Up the Pieces – Dec 2016
Mississippi Girl: Moonshine, Marijuana, Money, Murder and Starting Over in the Deep South – Dec 2017

Marcus Pactor (Fiction)
He currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida.

He only 1 published novel of short stories “V.S. Death Noises” in 2000 available on his website. He has contributed short stories to “Vacancies” and “Heavy Feather Review 3.4”. Sadly, no postings on his website since 2013.

N.L. Quatrano (a.k.a Nancy L Quatrano and Lynn Kathleen – (Non-Fiction/Mystery ))
She currently resides in Hastings, Florida. – Editing and Publishing Business
She has published several books to help novice writers as well as a couple of mystery fiction books.

Contributor to Anthologies
The Method Writers Dec 2017
30 Shades of Dead: A collection of mysteries to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Sisters in Crime Oct 2017

Yellow Ribbon Oct 2015
Tell the Children: The ministry of an ordinary woman Nov 2013
One at a Time Nov 2013

Snowbird Christmas: Holiday Stories to Warm Your Heart Volume 1 Nov 2012
Snowbird Christmas Vol 2: Holiday Stories to Warm Your Heart (Volume 2) Aug 2013
Snowbird Christmas Vol. 3: Holiday Stories to Warm Your Heart (Volume 3) Nov 2015

Point and Shoot Mystery Series
Murder in Black and White (The Point and Shoot Series) (Volume 1) Aug 2015
Still Shot (Point and Shoot Mystery Series Book 2) Nov 2016

Nancy Quatrano and Daria Ludas co-authors)
Merciful Blessings (Amazing Grace Trucking Series) (Volume 1) – Feb 2018