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‘Mary’s Prayer’ shares the author’s journey toward recovery from illness

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Mary McGuinness’ book “Mary’s Prayer” (published by Balboa Press) chronicles her experiences with depression for 14 years with limited resources and funds. Finding it difficult to discover a book that offered hope and direction for moving forward, McGuinness set out to write her own story to inspire others living with depression.

McGuinness’ book takes place in Scotland, where she lives, but also follows her on her trips to the Marian Shrine at Lourdes, Liverpool in England, Munich and various places in Italy. Faith, John Lennon’s and the Beatles’ music, and the support from friends and family had a major impact upon McGuinness’s healing process.

An excerpt from “Mary’s Prayer”:
This book is written for the invisible people of our society, who suffered in silence, too afraid to bear their soul, in case others derided them for their weakness and lack of character. It is also for those members of the community who are considered a liability to everyone because they are unable to work and contribute to society. Furthermore, it is for people who suffer yet somehow continue to function but that they can find life very difficult, yet never find themselves in the system.

“Mary’s Prayer”
By Mary McGuinness
Hardcover | 6x9 in | 176 pages | ISBN 9781452520728
Softcover | 6x9 in | 176 pages | ISBN 9781452520711
E-Book | 176 pages | ISBN 9781452520735
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Mary McGuinness is a chartered accountant who also has an honours degree in psychology and lives in Scotland with her family. “Mary's Prayer” is her first book. She is currently working on a self-help book.

Balboa Press, a division of Hay House, Inc. – a leading provider in publishing products that specialize in self-help and the mind, body, and spirit genres. Through an alliance with indie book publishing leader Author Solutions, LLC, authors benefit from the leadership of Hay House Publishing and the speed-to-market advantages of the self-publishing model. For more information, visit To start publishing your book with Balboa Press, call 877-407-4847 today. For the latest, follow @balboapress on Twitter.

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