About Marin

A lawyer by day, Marin McGinnis feeds the more creative part of her soul by writing romance and mystery. She’s spent more than half her life in a tree-lined, unabashedly liberal suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. She’s been married to the same guy for over 25 years, and has one teenage son and three standard poodles.

Marin has dabbled in writing ever since she was in her 20s, but she didn’t finish anything until she hit her 40s. While her very first completed manuscript will forever languish under the bed, Marin subsequently published four Victorian-era romances. She is currently at work on a new historical romance series, a historical mystery series set in the English Lake District, a contemporary cozy mystery series, and a screenplay (because why write one thing when you can write four at once?). In a never-ending quest to ditch the day job, Marin also works as a freelance copy editor, teaches at Lawson Writer’s Academy, and lectures on various writing topics.

When she’s not writing, editing, teaching, or lawyering, she’s cooking for family and friends, learning how to (and how not to) bake bread, and spending far too much time watching superhero movies.