Southern Fiction Author’s Trilogy Explores Family, Drama, and History

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Mary Morony’s Apron Strings Trilogy Chronicles the Mackey Family Over Decades of Tribulations and Love

Mary Morony’s Apron Strings Trilogy hits close to home for the author. Morony herself was raised mainly by her family’s African-American maid, just like the trilogy’s main character, and her family’s own struggles closely served as inspiration for the series.

The Apron Strings Trilogy consists of “Apron Strings,” “Done Growed Up,” and “If It Ain’t One Thing…” which all chronicle the life of Sallee Mackey and her family over the course of decades.

As the trilogy moves through time, Mackey grows up, deals with being a teenager at a time of segregation in the South, and gets married, all with her loving but dysfunctional family by her side. Though the majority of the trilogy takes place during the South’s segregation era, modern themes permeate the trilogy, such as racism, alcoholism, and divorce.

“I write about tragedy and struggles from the heart, as I have personally experienced it in various forms throughout my life, but I also inject compassion, humor and recovery into my stories,” Morony said. “The more human and relatable I make my characters, the more I am sharing with my readers a piece of myself.”

In the Apron Strings Trilogy, readers will come along for the ride with Sallee Mackey and her family as they grow old together and ride the wave of life with love.

“Apron Strings”
By: Mary Morony
ISBN: 978-1-4808-4933-4 (sc); 978-1-4808-4934-1 (e)
Available at the Archway Publishing Online Bookstore and Amazon

“Done Growed Up”
By: Mary Morony
ISBN: 978-1-4808-4935-8 (sc); 978-1-4808-4936-5 (e)
Available at the Archway Publishing Online Bookstore and Amazon

“If It Ain’t One Thing…”
By: Mary Morony
ISBN: 978-1-4808-4939-6 (sc); 978-1-4808-4937-2 (hc); 978-1-4808-4938-9 (e)
Available at the Archway Publishing Online Bookstore and Amazon

About the Author
Mary Morony is a southern fiction author whose work is closely tied to her personal family history and life experiences. She currently lives in Barboursville, Virginia. For more information about the author and her book, please visit:
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