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Marjorie G JonesA member of the Women Writing Women’s Lives seminar in New York City, Marjorie G. Jones is the biographer of renowned British historian Dame Frances Yates (Frances Yates and the Hermetic Tradition, Ibis Press, 2005) and Philadelphia Quaker Mary Vaux Walcott, the Audubon of Botany (The Life and Times of Mary Vaux Walcott, Schiffer Publishing, 2015).

More recently she has written four Frances Yates mysteries: In the Cards, with Tarot cards used to help solve a mystery at a musty library in London; In the Convent, which takes place in Mexico City at the convent of 17th century mystic nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz; In the Meeting, which concern the Quakers in Philadelphia; and In the Château, which takes place at the Ursuline Convent in Quebec.

A graduate of Wheaton College, Norton, MA; the Rutgers School of Law, and the Graduate Faculty of the New School in NYC, she has taught history and government at the New School; Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY; and for Mercy College and Villanova University degree programs at Sing Sing (NY) and SCIGraterford (PA) prisons.

She and her husband live in Philadelphia.