Heusler, Marianna C. 1948-

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HEUSLER, Marianna C. 1948-


Born June 24, 1948, in Holyoke, MA; daughter of Maurice and Maria (a homemaker; maiden name, Ripa) Ramondetta; married Joel Heusler (a stockbroker), July 27, 1974; children: Maximilian. Ethnicity: "Italian." Education: University of Massachusetts, B.A., 1970. Politics: Independent. Religion: Roman Catholic. Hobbies and other interests: Running, kick boxing.


Agent—c/o Author Mail, Treble Heart Books, 1284 Overlook Dr., Sierra Vista, AZ 85635-5512. E-mail—[email protected]


St. Brigid School, New York, NY, teacher, 1992-2003. Volunteer with Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA), Sloan Kettering Hospital, and Fortune Society.


Mystery Writers of America (board member), Sisters in Crime, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.


Edgar Allan Poe Award nomination, Mystery Writers of America, 2004, for The Night the Penningtons Vanished.



Buried in the Townhouse, Pendulum Press (Minneapolis, MN), 2002.

The Night the Penningtons Vanished (young-adult novel), Larcom Press (Prides Crossing, MA), 2002.

The Day the Fortune Teller Died (young-adult novel), Larcom Press (Prides Crossing, MA), 2003.

Angels from the Alphabet (young-adult novel), Treble Heart Books (Sierra Vista, AZ), 2003.

Author of more than thirty short stories.


Marianna C. Heusler told CA: "I love to write and try to write every day. I am particularly interested in writing for kids. I'd like to think that my books not only entertain them, but inspire and motivate them as well."