Women's Fiction Author

Who is Marian L. Thomas? I'm an author. A wife. I'll never turn down a big bag of popcorn or a can of grape pop. I adore dogs. A cat video watcher. A pioneer. I'm also a firm believer that aspiring authors should live, laugh, and write. In that order.  By the way, if you are looking to self-publish your book and need help, check out my Four Week Self-Publishing Course!


THE CAGED BUTTERFLY explores the depth of family secrets, personal triumphs, and deeply rooted sorrows-- while asking the question, What does it mean to love the skin you're in?

Addie Mayfield. On one autumn night in 1949, Addie falls for the irresistible red curls and vibrant green eyes of a young man from the other side of the railroad tracks. Neither knowning that the consequences of their love would have lasting effects.

Timmy Taylor. Known as one of the greatest white jazz pianists in New York, Timmy never had a reason to question his identity - until truth and betrayal strike. Will Timmy be able to push past the pain?

Nina Taylor. Beautiful and talented, Nina Taylor inherited her father's talent, but not his white skin. Certain that's how he made it big, she dives deep into a deadly obsession. Will Nina learn to love the skin she's in before it's too late?

Get immersed in this epic tale that spans across four generations and three states--Georgia, Chicago, and New York.

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Misty Copeland

ABT Principal Ballerina

Paula Hurtado

Pro Golfer. LPGA Symetra Tour



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Jan/Feb 2019, Edition. Featured Article: Live. Laugh. Write

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Award-Winning Author and Speaker, Marian L. Thomas, has penned six women's fiction novels to date. Her books have been seen on national television stations such as the Oprah Winfrey Network, Ovation, and the A&E Network. She has been featured in print magazines, newspapers and a guest on local, national and online radio stations. For her book, "I Believe In Butterflies", Marian ranked among the top 100 Most Popular Authors in Literary Fiction on Amazon. She spent most of her teen years in Oak Park, Illinois, but now resides in a suburb of Atlanta with her husband. She enjoys a good bag of popcorn, a plate full of pasta, and a grape pop. Also, her books have no profanity and a whole lot of drama. Grab a book today.






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