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Author of the Month - Mariette Lindstein

The LoveReading author of the month this month is Mariette Linstein. Mariette's debut book, Fog Island was loved by our reviewers and is available on the 24th January although it has already been released to critical acclaim in Swedish. Mariette Lindstein dedicates her life to writing and lecturing to warn others about the dangers of cults and Fog Island was inspired by her own experiences.

Featured Book: Fog Island

This is the first of a trilogy and therefore must, of course, set the scene for those to come.  It is about a cult that uses a beautiful old house on a Swedish island as its centre. The leader is Oswald, naturally unbelievably charismatic. Our heroine is Sofia, a sad lost girl suffering from a broken relationship and looking ...

About the Author

Mariette Lindstein was born and raised in Halmstad on the west coast of Sweden. At the age of 20, she joined the Church of Scientology and worked for the next 25 years at all levels of the organization, including at its international headquarters outside Los Angeles. Mariette left the Church in 2004, and is now married to Dan Koon, an author and artist. They live in a forest outside Halmstad with their three dogs. Fog Island is her debut novel and was first published in Sweden where it won the Best Crime Debut at the Specsavers CrimeTime Awards. Mariette now dedicates her life to writing and lecturing to warn others about the dangers of cults and cult mentality.

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